It was unanimous at the Union R-XI school board meeting Wednesday night, that Topeka firm HTK Architects was a match for the district’s facility upgrades.
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of Union’s inaugural Wingfest “could not have gone better.” That’s according to Melissa Vogt, Chamber director.
Clark-Vitt Elementary Guidance Counselor Cheryl Savage stays late Thursday nights, carefully sneaking packs of food into students lockers so she knows they won’t go hungry over the weekend.
The Union R-XI School Board may vote as early as Wednesday on an architectural firm that could design a new school and facility upgrades, according to Superintendent Dr. Steve Weinhold.
Union was only slightly off its district wide goal to meet Missouri’s attendance guidelines that recommends school districts strive to see 90 percent of its students in attendance 90 percent of the time.
A new program inviting students’ fathers to get involved at school is set to launch at Clark-Vitt Elementary in the coming weeks.
The city’s park advisory board will request that a new, all-inclusive playground at Veterans Memorial Park will match the existing color palette and be equipped with swings, slides and climbing or cargo nets.
A Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant has been awarded to the city of Union to identify and inventory trees in the natural area at Veterans Memorial Park.
The Union Area Chamber of Commerce and city of Union are gearing up for the city’s first Wingfest, set for Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6-7, in the parking lot at city hall.
Contract negotiations on lighting upgrades throughout the Union R-XI district are set to begin after the school board agreed the upgrades are becoming a necessity.
Union resident Ken Rohrbach was honored for his service to the community with the 2017 Long Haul Service Award Thursday evening at the city park pavilion.
Concerns about overcrowding at the Union R-XI School District started several years ago when “bubbles,” or large influxes of students, started coming through the district’s elementary schools.
It appears that a 1-year-old child will be OK after she was left unattended in a locked vehicle in Union Wednesday afternoon.
A news team is assembling at Central Elementary in the form of Central Action News, a new program STEM teacher Louis Smith hopes will encourage students to be leaders.
It was a busy summer for administrators and staff at Union R-XI, with almost two times the amount of students enrolled in the summer session than in a typical year.
As interest in Union R-XI’s early education program continues to grow, some community members are suggesting the district construct a new building dedicated to the district’s youngest students.
The Eastern District Appeals Court upheld the decision of a lower court on the dismissal of a lawsuit between the city and Terry Copeland, who is serving his second term as the city collector.
Union R-XI officials will meet with the community a second time Tuesday, Sept. 19, in hopes of garnering more opinions on possible solutions to the district’s overcrowding issues.
Area firefighters and community members were part of the Missouri Task Force 1 (MO-TF1) that helped evacuate and rescue nearly 400 people and many pets in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Three teams were among those inducted into the Union High School’s first Hall of Fame induction ceremony, held Saturday night at the school.
Three Union High School coaches set a high bar for inductees into the newly founded Union High School Athletic Hall of Fame.
Three sports contributors joined the ranks of those added to the Union High School Hall of Fame at the first induction ceremony Saturday night.
Twelve former Union High School athletes were honored for their athletic accomplishments during the inaugural UHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday evening.