Union School News
Teachers throughout greater Tulsa are experiencing firsthand the generosity of the local community.
In September, ImpactTulsa launched an effort to help fund supplies for kindergarten through third grade literacy innovations for Tulsa-area teachers. ImpactTulsa launched the match project with 15 partner school districts through donorschoose.org and with matching support of two local foundations: George Kaiser Family Foundation and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. Thanks to the generosity of over 514 community donors, more than 12,000 students will be impacted by $120,000 in local donor funding to enrich reading strategies throughout the region.Read More
QUALITY MARCHING BAND: The competitive season for Union High School’s 2015 Renegade Regiment recently completed.Read More
By the time that Gretchen Haas-Bethell applied to become director of communications for Union Public Schools, she had already accumulated years of experience locally in radio and television.Read More
The 34th annual Darnaby Arts and Crafts Show will be held Saturday, Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Union Multipurpose Activity Center, 6836 S. Mingo Rd. The annual holiday shopping event, organized by the Darnaby Elementary PTA, is free and open to the public and will feature more than 160 new and returning vendors as well as food concessions.Read More
Union High School sophomore Drew Hoke was invited to the White House for its annual White House Astronomy Night Oct. 19.
The event brought together scientists, engineers, and visionaries from astronomy and the space industry to share their experiences with students and teachers as they spend an evening stargazing from the South Lawn.Read More
On Oct. 6, the Oklahoma Center for Community Justice with the help of the Anti-Bullying Collaboration held Stand Up Against Bullying, a bullying prevention rally at Guthrie Green in downtown Tulsa, with the focus of uniting students against bullying.Read More
WAR HORSE: Union Repertory Theatre presented War Horse, Oct. 7-10 at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Rd. The play is directed by drama instructor Troy Powell and will be entered as a one-act play in competition. The play was written by Michael Morpurgo and adapted by Cody Daigle-Drians.Read More
BIG BREAK: In August, Union graduate Rachael Ferrera, left of Jimmy Fallon, performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon along with her castmates in Broadway musical Amazing Grace. After high school graduation, Ferrera studied acting in New York and has been doing professional theater ever since. Amazing Grace is her Broadway debut.Read More
Eleven Union High School seniors have been named 2016 National Merit Semifinalists.
The number of semifinalists at Union is among the highest in the area. Only two schools in Tulsa County had more than 10 students recognized for the honor this year.