Coe College Elementary Honor Band

Harrison Bistline

Union Middle School sixth grade student Harrison Bistline performed at the Coe College Elementary Honor Band in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, April 13th.  The honor band was comprised of two bands.  The Crimson band included students with one year or less of experience and the Gold band included students with more than a year of… Continue Reading Coe College Elementary Honor Band

Local Student Named National Geographic GeoBee Semifinalist

Lauren Youngblut, Spelling Bee Finalist

Student’s Name: Lauren Youngblut Parents’ Names: Ben and Erica Youngblut School Name and Address: Union Middle School Grade Level: 7 The above-named student was named by the National Geographic Society as one of the semifinalists to compete in the 2019 National Geographic GeoBee Iowa State Competition. The contest was held on the UNI campus on… Continue Reading Local Student Named National Geographic GeoBee Semifinalist

Union Carolers Now Taking Bookings

Union Carolers

The Union High School Vocal Department is currently taking bookings for the Union Carolers for any holiday event in the Northeast/Eastern Iowa area.  The Union Carolers is a 16-voiced a capella ensemble that will provide up to 20 minutes of holiday music for any festive event. This group was the featured choir with the Waterloo/Cedar… Continue Reading Union Carolers Now Taking Bookings

Union High School wins a school record 11 statewide awards for spring musical, “Grease”

Union High School’s spring musical production of “Grease” has received 11 awards for this year’s production from the Iowa High School Musical Theatre Awards.  This is a record number of awards for Union High School from this prestigious competition. The production was awarded 3 major group awards. First “Outstanding Musical Production” was awarded to Union… Continue Reading Union High School wins a school record 11 statewide awards for spring musical, “Grease”

Union Individual Speech Team Performs at Districts and State Three Earn All State Nominations

  The Union Knights Individual Speech Team competed at District Contest at North Butler High School on February 24th and at State Contest at Starmont High School on March 10th.  The Knights went into both with high hopes and with the largest individual team in recent history.   At District Contest, the Knights brought 30… Continue Reading Union Individual Speech Team Performs at Districts and State Three Earn All State Nominations