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Union Middle School Band Members Chosen for District Honor Band

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Seven students from the Union Middle School Band program were chosen to participate in the NEIBA Honor Band held at Oelwein High School on Saturday, December 1st, 2018.  Students chosen for honor band were Miya Uchiyama-Hansen, eighth grade daughter of Steve and Yumiko Uchiyama-Hansen of LaPorte City, Amy Caughron, eighth grade daughter of Jeff Paine…

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UHS Academic Excellence

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Below is our academic excellence data for the 1st trimester of 2018-19 school year. We are extremely proud of the efforts our students and staff of put in to accomplish the goals we have set for this school year.  This trimester marks the highest academic excellence we have seen since 2016!  Thank you all for…

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W.I.N. Time Successes at UHS

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Union High School has started a new intervention time (W.I.N.=What I Need) for all high school students this school year. Thirty (30) minutes was built into the schedule between second (2nd) and third (3rd) period to allow students to have time to get more information from a teacher, get caught up on some school work,…

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Taking The Challenge

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Twelve Union students participated in the JA Titan Challenge at Hawkeye Community College Wednesday, November 14, 2018. The JA Titan Challenge is an interactive online business simulation that offers a unique way for juniors and seniors to learn what it takes to compete in the marketplace and run a successful business.  Students analyze situations, apply…

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4 Union High School Vocalists honored at Iowa All-State Auditions

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Congratulations go out to the Union High School Vocal Music department on their outstanding showing at All-State auditions on Saturday October 20th in Hampton. 1 UHS vocalist was chosen to perform in the festival and 3 additional UHS vocalists made the recall round. This is the highest honor a high school musician in the State…

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High Honors for Union Vocalists

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9 Union high school vocalists were selected to participate in the UNI Vocal Arts Festival on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 in Cedar Falls.  Students from around the state were brought together to practice and perform in a massed choir of approximately 350 students. Chosen from Union were Claire Thoma, Carlie Spore, Sarah Michael, Carter…

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Carter Spore Named National Merit Semifinalist

Carter Spore, senior at Union High School, has been announced as a 2019 National Merit Scholarship Corporation Semifinalist. Carter scored in the top 2% in the nation on his PSAT last fall to become a semifinalist! Carter will be taking his SAT this fall, completing a hefty scholarship application, and waiting to hear if he’s…

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Homecoming Changes

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To all parents, students, and community members in the Union Community School District, The student council would like to go over the Homecoming changes that were made this year and explain why the changes were made. This was a student council vote and compromise with the administration. We will not be having a bonfire this…

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BackPack Program

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Union School District is pattering with the Northeast Iowa Food Bank to provide the BackPack Program to students during the 2018-2019 school year. The program begins in September and will continue throughout the school year. The BackPack Program is a free program that provides kid-friendly, on-perishable food for students most in need to eat over…

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