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Students Named to All-State Choir, Honor Band

Congratulations to four Union students who were selected to perform at the Oklahoma Choral Directors Association Jr. High All State choir festival and the 69 band students chosen for the All-Region Honor Band.

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School Board Reelection

ZONE 3 REPRESENTATIVE: Heather McAdams is running unopposed for reelection to hold the Union Public Schools Board of Education Zone 3 seat. McAdams has served on the board for approximately 10 years. Her two sons attend Union schools, and she has lived in the district since 1999.

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The Little Mermaid Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets are now on sale for Union’s All-School musical, Disney’s The Little Mermaid. 
Performances will take place Feb. 7-10 in the Union Performing Arts Center on the High School campus. There will be an evening performance each night at 7 p.m. as well as a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Feb. 10.

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Beloved Teacher, Entertainer is Remembered

Richard Martin Hader passed away early on Nov. 1 at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa with family and close friends at his side.

Known to Union students as “Mr. Hader – the math teacher,” to friends and family as “Rick,” and to millions of sport fans across North America as the nerd “Myron Noodleman,” Hader led a unique life that he created and excelled at.

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Foundation Names Director

Shea Ludwig has been named the new director for the Union Schools Education Foundation (USEF). Ludwig, a former Darnaby Elementary PTA president and the current 6th & 7th Grade Center PTA co-president, has most recently served as marketing manager for Chris Zinn Group at McGraw Real Estate.

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Union Spotlights November Seniors of the Month

Tyler Cox and Josie Uerling have been named November Seniors of the Month for Union High School.

Cox is the son of Donnie and Gayla Cox of Broken Arrow.

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Bikes for Kids Gives, Teaches Skills

In November, Union High School juniors and seniors from the Union Career Connect program repaired 68 bicycles as part of the annual Bikes for Kids event, which was initiated by Career Connect counselor Amanda Howell.

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Union Dedicates Ochoa Elementary


On Oct. 23, Union Public Schools dedicated Ellen Ochoa Elementary School, 12000 E. 31st St. The dedication included a visit from Ellen Ochoa, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center.

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Union Teachers of the Year

Union Public Schools’ 2017-2018 Site Teachers of the Year have been announced.
They are:

• Andersen Elementary – Kara Minton, art
• Boevers Elementary – Lydia Leslie, fifth grade
• Cedar Ridge Elementary – Cindy Forbis, first grade
• Clark Elementary – Teresa Besses, counselor
• Darnaby Elementary – Kelly Buck, counselor
• Grove Elementary – Paola Puleo, third grade
• Jarman Elementary – Becca Bearden, third grade
• Jefferson Elementary – Lisa Harper, reading specialist
• McAuliffe Elementary – Kassie Alexander, physical education   
• Moore Elementary – Beth Grounds, multi-age first/second grade
• Ellen Ochoa Elementary – Taya Oelze, kindergarten
• Peters Elementary – Andree Lira, fifth grade
• Rosa Parks Elementary – Katie Cealka, art
• Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center – Jillian King      
• 6th Grade Center – Melodie Cole, language arts 
• 7th Grade Center – Justin Vannest, math
• 8th Grade Center – Paula Ontko, special education
• 9th Grade Center – Travis Webb, business
• High School – Philippa Kelly, social studies
• Alternative School – Zondra Clunn, English  

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