Parent Teacher Magazine Union County Public Schools March/April 2019 - Page 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS P M MAGAZINE PARENT TEACHER News from Union County Public Schools • UCPS opens lottery for 2019-20 school year with new academic options 2 • Educators nationwide learn from UCPS Dual Language Immersion schools 3 • UCPS and Wingate University partner to provide full scholarships 4 • Kensington Elementary earns national 21st Century Learning distinction 5 • Civil rights legend shares experiences with CATA students 7 • UCPS educators and business leaders collaborate to transform STEM 9 • Ready, set, read! The Books and Brackets challenge is back 11 • UCPS Spelling Bee champion Alexia Vega 12 • 2018-2019 Traditional School Calendar 13 * All articles provided by the UCPS Communication Office unless otherwise stated. Mar/Apr 2019 Editor in Chief: Dani Noto Advertising Sales 704-644-0016 Ext. 704 Parent Teacher News and Parent Teacher Magazine are owned and operated by The American Publishing Biz, Inc., which produces a collection of magazines with readers from: • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools • Rowan-Salisbury Schools • Union County Public Schools • Gaston County Schools and • Cabarrus County Schools of North Carolina Published by: The American Publishing Biz, Inc. Copyright 2019 © The American Publishing Biz, Inc, All rights reserved P.O. Box 3023 Indian Trail, NC 28079 • 704-644-0016 Civil rights legend Minnijean Brown-Trickey shares Little Rock Nine experiences with CATA students...see story on page 7 The American Publishing Biz, Inc. has the right to reject any advertisement or listing that is not in keeping with the publication’s standards. The American Publishing Biz, Inc. does not endorse or assume responsibility for information, products, services or statements made by advertisers or editorial contributors. Parent Teacher Magazine • Mar/Apr 2019 • 1