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Union Academy FFA Wins Second State Championship

Monroe, NC (May 20, 2021) - The Union Academy FFA Meats Evaluation Team competed in the NC State FFA Meat Evaluation Career Development Events. Students/teams (from across the state) had to identify over 100 retail cuts of beef, lamb and pork. They also had to place a class of ribeye steaks based on both quality and yield. Finally, students had to take a comprehensive exam on Meat Storage and Handling, Meat Cookery Methods, Live Animal Care and Handling, Meat Purchasing, and Legislative History.

Union Academy awarded National School of Character for the second time by Character.org

Monroe, NC (May 11, 2021) - Character.org announced today that Union Academy (UA) has once again earned recognition as a National School of Character. Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character development in schools and communities, certified 47 schools and 1 district as National Schools of Character. UA was the only school in North Carolina to earn the national distinction.

Now accepting applications for the 2021-22 lottery.

The UA lottery application opened January 11 and will close March 31. Click on "Read Full Story" to learn more about the lottery process and complete an application. Information about tours and how to ask questions is located on the Admissions page.

Severe Weather Alert

March 18, 2021 will be a Remote Learning Day for ALL K-12 students due to the prediction of severe weather in our area. All other activities are canceled.

Intent to Return

Please read the letter from Mr. Marshall that was sent to all families on March 1 and complete the Intent to Return Form (link in the letter) by March 15, 2021.

Communications Director Jennifer Sutton Smith Earns NCSPRA Blue Ribbon Awards

February 5, 2021 - The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) has honored Union Academy for excellence in communications. Communications Director Jennifer Sutton Smith earned a total of 11 Blue Ribbon Awards for outstanding and effective communication. NCSPRA presented the awards during a virtual ceremony on February 5, 2021.
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