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Welcome to Union Public Schools Enrollment Center!

Bibi Huertas
Lead District Registrar

Willima Crittenden
District Registrar

Heather Martin
District Registrar

Union Enrollment Center
6011 S. 89 E. Ave - Map
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74145-8734

Main Phones:
918-357-6150
918-357-6154 
918-357-6198

Fax: 918-357-6151

Summer Hours

June 8-July 31: Monday-Thursday 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. - Closed Fridays
June 29-July 2 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Closed Friday, July 3
Beginning Monday, August 3 - 8:00 AM  -  4:00 PM (Regular Hours)

ONLINE ENROLLMENT

Jackie White
Senior Executive Director of Federal Programs

Jetsy Trosper
Student System Data Manager
918-357-6144
Chrissy Crites
Student System Analyst
918-357-6143
Shelia Parker
Residency/Truancy Officer
918-357-6152

Myriam Puleo
Parent/Homeless Liaison Officer
918-357-7613

LaTonya Wardlow
Parent/Homeless Liaison Officer
918-357-6361

 

Union Public Schools now offers Online Registration - LOG ON HERE.  Online registration allows families who are new or who are returning to our district the opportunity to register their children from the comfort of their own home.  Please complete these forms online and bring your verification documents listed below to the Union Enrollment Center, 6011 S. 89 E. Ave., to finalize your registration. Completing these forms online will expedite your wait time at the Enrollment Center. If your child is currently a Union student you do not need to register.

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Items Needed
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Back to School Info
2014-2015

Union Schools
918-505-9802

Union SchoolsVisit our centralized enrollment office at the Union Enrollment Center at 61st and 89th E. Avenue. All students new to the Union Public School district and former students who have withdrawn from the district must complete enrollment. Students must be residents of the Union Public School District, living with a parent or legal guardian. Any student who has moved during the school year or summer must bring verification.

Union Public Schools, Independent District #9, Tulsa County, is a premiere Oklahoma school district where “Together We Make a Difference” on college and career readiness and expanded avenues for individual student success with support from our community.

Population & Demographics - See Annual Reports

In the 201-2013 school year, Union grew by 309 students – mostly at the secondary level. With a 2.1 percent increase over the previous year, Union served 15,299 students – 7,426 at the elementary level and 7,426 in grades 6-12. In terms of racial origin, 5.6 percent were Native American, 14.7 percent were African American, 7.5 percent were multi-racial, 0.1 percent were Pacific Islander/Hawaiian, 7.0 percent were Asian, 65.1 percent were Caucasian; and 25.3 percent were of Hispanic ethnicity.

Union SchoolsApproximately 3,620 students were bilingual or lived in a home where a language other than English was spoken. Our diverse population speaks more than 51 different languages. More than 44 percent of our students reported that they lived with just one of their biological parents - 6,030 (38.8 percent) lived with their mothers and 764 (4.9 percent) with their fathers.

There were 943 students (grades PreK-7) enrolled in Union’s Extended Day Program - 365 attended the morning program, and 872 attended the afternoon program.

The EDP Summer Camp was held at Jefferson Elementary offering weekly themes over a nine-week period. Weekly camp attendance averaged 150. More than 13,000 Union students were involved in some form of the arts, including 6,839 elementary students who took both art and music classes. At the secondary level (grades 6-12), 1,005 were in band; 607 in orchestra; 1,302 in vocal music; 1,222 in drama; 99 in competitive speech/debate; and 1,701 in a wide variety of visual arts disciplines.

More than 2,400 students in grades K-12 participated in Union’s 167 noncompetitive sports programs. Approximately 1,725 were involved in its 23 competitive sports teams and spirit squads. Union’s athletic program continues to build “Champions of Character.” District athletic participation in grades 7-12 totaled 1725, 738 girls and 987 boys.

Items to Bring to Enrollment

Proof of residence is required. Acceptable proof includes two of the following, one must be from the primary category and all the proof must be in the parents' or legal guardians' name.

  • 1. The primary proof must be one of the following: Current (within 30 days) gas, water, or electric bill, signed lease agreement or house contract that is current.  Documents must be in the parents' or legal guardians' name.
  • 2. A second proof of residence may be any of the following: Bank or credit card statement, cable bill, cellular or home phone bill, DHS letters, pay stub or another utility bill - in the parents' or legal guardians' name.  The district will not accept driver's licenses, checks, or pieces of mail as proof of residence.

Immunizations records are required. All series must be complete.

3-Years and
Pre-kindergarten
4 DTaP/, 3 Polio, 1 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B, 2 Hepatitis A, 1 Chickenpox
Kindergarten - 6th Grade 5 DPT/DTaP*, 4 Polio*, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B**, 2 Hepatitis A, 1 Chickenpox
7th-10th grades
5 DPT/DTaP* + 1 Tdap booster, 4 Polio*, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B**, 2 Hepatitis A, 1 Chickenpox
11th -12th grades
5 DPT/DTaP*, 4 Polio*, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B**, 2 Hepatitis A, 1 Chickenpox
* Unless the 4th DPT/DTaP & 3rd Polio were given on or after the fourth birthday.
** Previously unimmunized students ages 11-15 may receive a 2-dose series of Merck Adult Hepatitis B vaccine; all other children (younger or older) must receive 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine.


A certified birth certificate is required for students enrolling in Early Childhood (3 years), pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade. Hospital certificates cannot be accepted.  Students must be 3, 4, 5, or 6 years old on or before September 1.  

Student Social Security Number - Requested but not required.

Other Information - Tribal Citizenship card or a CDIB Card (Certified Degree of Indian Blood,) transcripts for secondary students, Special Education (IEP); court appointed guardianship, DHS/Foster placement papers, joint custody agreement, if applicable; address of the previous school, and telephone numbers for students’ doctors and emergency contacts. 

 

Back to School Information for 2014-2015

High School parking permits and activity cards

Union SchoolsHigh school parking permits are $25, and students must provide their car license tag number and driver's license number to purchase a permit. Activity cards are $25, which includes admission to Union home athletic events and fine arts performances. Intermediate High School parking permits are $25 and activity cards are $25. Activity cards are for athletic home events – not playoff games or state games, and fine arts concerts  but not all school musicals or drama performances.

Bus route maps posted at schools.

Visit the transportation page for information.

Meet the Teacher

The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, August 18. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year.

Student Planners - 6th, 7th and 8th Grades

All sixth, seventh and eighth grade students are asked to purchase the Student Planner, which includes the student/parent handbook. The planners are $5.00.

2014-2015 Secondary Schedule Pickup - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day

  • 6th/7th Grade, August 7
  • 8th Grade, August 8,
  • 9th Grade, August 11
  • 10th Grade, August 13
  • 11-12th Grades, August 12

 

Alternative Schedule Pick-Up Notes

The 1st Day of School on August 20 will be a full day.  Before school starts, each of you will need to pick up your 1st Block schedule, complete a graduation check and take ID photos on your assigned day listed below.  In addition, you will need to bring money or a check (made payable to Union Public Schools-Alt Ed) to purchase a parking permit if you will be driving to school.  This parking permit is $10.  In addition, you will receive a packet of information and various forms that need to be filled out and returned on your first day of school. All schedule pick-up times are from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on your assigned day.  You will see the counselor on a first come first service basis. 

  • 9th & 10th Graders – Monday, August 11
  • 11th Graders -  Tuesday, August 12
  • 12th Graders - Wednesday, August 13
  • Make Up Date is Thursday, August 14  (same times)

It is important that you attend on your assigned day.  In addition, any student who has decided not to return to the Alternative School should call with that information as soon as possible.  If a student doesn’t pick up a schedule and fails to make arrangements by 11:00 a.m. on August 14th, we will assume that he/she is not returning to the program, and we will give that spot to someone on the waiting list.

 

Enrollment News

  • #UBeThere - Plug In, Press Playy

    12.10.18

    Originally posted December 10, 2018 Orchestras overwhelm the senses when all sounds are present. Your attendance is instrumental. Without you, our power is greatly diminished.   Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences cancel your performance.  Your sad solo becomes a symphony of none. Making beautiful music together is more than  just showing up . . . but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • #UBeThere - Show Up, Take Down

    11.26.18

    Originally posted November 26, 2018 Freestyle isn’t a successful strategy when it comes to attendance.  If you’re going to take it to the mat, you must consistently make contact, and that means being present.  A half-nelson won’t cut it.  We need you fully engaged. Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences keep you off the mat, and you take the fall. Maybe it’s time for a reversal. A victory is more than just showing up . . . but it’s ... continue reading

  • #UBeThere - Daily Habit, Amazing Routine

    11.19.18

    Originally posted November 19, 2018 School spirit is a commitment. It requires that you be here, body and soul. Without a strong base, the pyramid falls apart. It’s the same in life.   Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences cancel your performance. Absence is the spirit-killer.  A crowd-pleasing routine is more than just showing up . . .  but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • #UBeThere - In Class, Corps Value

    11.08.18

    Originally posted November 8, 2018 Not showing up for class is behavior unbefitting an officer. You need determination and grit to have a successful life and career in the reserved armed forces – and that means being there. Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences keep you out of JROTC. A successful commission is more than just showing up . . . but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • Fall Break Oct. 17-19

    10.16.18

    Originally posted October 9, 2018 There is no school Wednesday - Friday, October 17-19, 2018, to allow for parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, and Fall Break on Thursday and Friday. The Early Childhood Education Center will be in school on Wednesday, October 17, but closed Thursday and Friday. continue reading

  • #UBeThere - Show Up, Suit Up

    10.15.18

    Originally posted October 15, 2018 Hoops is not all lay-ups and free throws.  It requires perseverance and commitment, and that means being there. Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences, and it’s an intentional foul that may bench you.  State championships aren’t won just by showing up . . . but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • Roy Clark to celebrate 40th anniversary Nov. 7

    10.15.18

    Originally posted October 15, 2018 Roy Clark Elementary, 3656 S. 103rd E. Ave., will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a special assembly at 9 a.m. November 7. The assembly will be a celebration of the school and the school’s namesake, legendary country singer Roy Clark.  “Our Clark singers will sing a few songs, we will have Roy Clark facts and a ‘Hee-Haw’-inspired skit by students,” said Community Schools Liaison Linda Stevenson. There will also be a video ... continue reading

  • Choctaw dancer entertains at Native American Family Night

    10.15.18

    Originally posted October 15, 2018 Choctaw member Michael Loman shared the tradition of Fancy dance and  Hoop dance during a recent Native American Family Night at the 6th/7th Grade Center, sponsored by Union Public Schools and the Title Vi Program. Photos by Native American coordinator Jane Elkins Thank you!   Jane Elkins M.ED Native American Teacher continue reading

  • Prescription Drug Take Back Day set Oct. 27

    10.15.18

    Originally posted October 15, 2018 Bring your unwanted, unused or expired prescription drugs for safe and proper disposal for Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 27. Drop-off locations will be at Union High School and Ellen Ochoa Elementary. No syringes, inhalers or liquids accepted. Drop off here: Union High School north parking lot, 6636 S. Mingo, or Ellen Ochoa Elementary, 3303 S. 121st E. Ave. Tulsa County ranked #16 out of all counties ... continue reading

  • Union Commencement to move to BOK Center in May 2019

    10.14.18

    Originally posted October 2, 2018 The following is a letter by Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler that is being shared with parents. Dear Parent/Guardian of the Class of 2019, We have made a very important change to our 2019 graduation ceremony.  After much analysis and reflection relating to the graduation experience at the Mabee Center, we have decided that a change of venue is in order. Our Class of 2019 graduates will celebrate commencement at the BOK Center in May 2019. This move ... continue reading

  • Register now for Graduation Celebration

    10.14.18

    Originally posted October 8, 2018 We encourage students to take advantage of early registration for Graduation Celebration until April 10, 2019, to be entered in drawings for awesome prizes. Don’t miss this final celebration with your classmates! Although we are uncertain of the date for graduation, we are certain we will be celebrating our graduates! Registration is now open for Graduation Celebration hosted at Incredible Pizza.  We encourage students to return your registrations by the ... continue reading

  • #UBeThere - Tune In, March On

    10.12.18

    Originally posted October 12, 2018 When you’re not here, the music STOPS.  It’s not just a sad song, it’s NO SONG. Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences cancel your performance. It’s the sound of silence.  A knock-out performance is more than just showing up . . .  but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • Sound Explorations at Early Childhood Center

    10.12.18

    Originally posted October 12, 2018 Tulsa Symphony Orchestra continues to partner with the Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center as TSO musicians Susie Brown and Sarah Evans took recorders to the playground for "Sound Explorations." When they discovered a spider making a web, they even played "Itsy Bitsy Spider!"  continue reading

  • Union football game moved to Thursday, Oct. 11

    10.10.18

    Originally posted October 8, 2018   IMPORTANT INFO! The @UnionFootball game vs. Moore will be on THURSDAY, Oct. 11 not Friday. We apologize for the late notice but hope you can join the Redskins as they take on the Lions! Thursday, Oct 11 300 N. Eastern Ave, Moore, OK @UnionFootball vs Moore 7:00pm — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) October 8, 2018 continue reading

  • Health & Wellness Fair under way until 6 p.m. today

    10.10.18

    Originally posted October 10, 2018 The 5th Annual Union Health & Wellness Fair is under way at the UMAC and it is already attracting good crowds. The fair is open to employees, retirees and their families until 6 p.m. today.  Sponsored by OU-Physicians-Tulsa and Union Public Schools, the fair will give away prizes and provide a free wellness screening, free hearing screening and free annual flu shots - and lots more. Several vendors are also present, many offering free items, as well as ... continue reading

  • #UBeThere - In Class, In Character

    10.07.18

    Originally posted October 7, 2018 ‘To Be or Not to Be’ in school . . . there really is NO question. Mastering your craft requires stage PRESENCE. You can’t phone it in.   Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences cancel your performance. The show must go on. Alas, it proceeds without you.  A standing ovation isn’t earned just by showing up . . .  but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • #UBeThere - Show Up, Suit Up

    10.03.18

    Originally posted October 3, 2018 You’ve got to be in the game to win it. If you’re not present in mind, body, and spirit, the game is yours to lose. It’s the same in life.   Going to class every day is important. Ten unexcused absences keep you out of the game. Winning is more than just showing up . . . but it’s a great place to start. #UBeThere #ReptheU continue reading

  • FAFSA Night Tuesday, Oct. 2

    10.02.18

    Originally posted October 1, 2018   Seniors and parents! FAFSA opens Oct 1st. This gives FREE MONEY for college! We want you to get your app in EARLY. Join us Oct 2nd between 4:30 and 7:30 PM for our free FAFSA Workshop! Financial Aid pros will be there to assist you! #getoffyourfafsa #showmethemoney @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/y63uOddBF6 — Union College and Careers (@cccunion) September 25, 2018 continue reading

  • Coat donations needed

    10.02.18

    Originally posted October 2, 2018 First Baptist is hosting a Coat Night Giveaway at the Caring Center South (just west of the 6/7 Grade Center) on November 5 from 6-8 pm. If you have a coat to donate, please drop it off at your child's school or at the Caring Center South. continue reading

  • Assistant Principal brings joy of reading to Roy Clark Elementary

    09.28.18

    Originally posted September 28, 2018 New Roy Clark Elementary Assistant Principal Kristina Brawley visited several classrooms to read some fun books today. In kindergarten class, she read "My Teacher is a Monster" while second graders voted to hear her read a story called "Goldi Rocks and the Three Bears." Brawley visited several classrooms, where she spent about 15 minutes or so reading to students, modeling the importance of reading. Besides, reading is fun! continue reading

  • Great time at Senior Family Night; FAFSA Night set Oct. 2

    09.26.18

    Originally posted September 26, 2018   We had a great time at Senior Family Night tonight! Thanks to all the students and parents who came out! Can’t wait to see you next Tuesday for #FAFSA night! #classof2019 pic.twitter.com/gg7HagYqYW — Union College and Careers (@cccunion) September 26, 2018 Seniors and parents! FAFSA opens Oct 1st. This gives FREE MONEY for college! We want you to get your app in EARLY. Join us Oct 2nd between 4:30 and 7:30 PM for our free FAFSA ... continue reading

  • Union works to give students more college/career opportunities

    09.26.18

    Originally posted September 26, 2018 Union High School works to give more opportunities to kids opting out of college These days, more and more high schoolers are opting out of college and focusing more on starting their careers. Union High School is working to give these students the tools they need to get a head start by expanding their Career Connects Program. See KTUL story "There is a disconnect that exists between what our students our aspiring to do, and maybe what they really want ... continue reading

  • Scholarship notice

    09.25.18

    Originally posted September 26, 2018   October is right around the corner guys!! https://t.co/6mh3fgnsvc— Union College and Careers (@cccunion) September 26, 2018 continue reading

  • 5th Annual Union Health & Wellness Fair Oct. 10

    09.24.18

    Originally posted September 25, 2018 Union employees, retirees and their families are invited to the 5th Annual Union Health & Wellness Fair from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, sponsored by OU-Physicians-Tulsa and Union Public Schools. There will be a free wellness screening, free hearing screening and free annual flu shots - and lots more. Plus there will be vendors, snacks and more. See flyer for more details - download link on this page. There will be an early bird free wellness ... continue reading

  • From Stress to Success: Senior Year

    09.18.18

    Originally posted September 12, 2018 Do you have questions about planning for life after high school? Finding your path toward college or a successful career can be confusing and overwhelming at times. Let the College and Career Center staff help! Seniors and their families are invited to join us for our upcoming senior family night Sept. 25, from 6;30 to 8 p.m.! We will talk about topics including: - Career Choice and Planning - College Applications - FAFSA - Finding Scholarships continue reading

  • Enroll now for fall Community Education classes

    09.13.18

    Originally posted September 10, 2018 Enroll now for Community Education Fall Classes! See the fall catalog. Classes include theatre, Bricks 4 Kids, Combat Zone and more. The Union Community Education program is designed to provide opportunities for students, parents and patrons to become involved in our schools by participating in lifelong learning.  Hobbies, arts and crafts, martial arts, fitness, dancing, or other interests - you will find it here in Community Education! The variety ... continue reading

  • 4 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

    09.12.18

    Originally posted September 12, 2018   Four seniors have been named 2018-2019 National Merit Semifinalists at @UnionHSTulsa Pictured here with Senior Class Principal Tony Tempest: (left to right) Lucas Chau, Lily Lu, Tyler Rossow & Nadia Mustafa. https://t.co/36Katrg9IB pic.twitter.com/KJxzT7vU99— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 12, 2018 continue reading

  • AFJROTC seeking donations

    09.12.18

    Originally posted September 12, 2018 Union AFJROTC have partnered with the DAV 5K and Team Eagle Ops to support all veterans and deployed military members wherever they may be.  We are going to have  80+ cadets marching in formation at the DAV5k on 3 November at Guthrie Green.  Each cadet will march with a Ruck Sack on their back…They are each responsible for putting 22 items from the list below into their rucksack.  Each cadet will then donate those items to the Blue Star ... continue reading

  • Never forget

    09.11.18

    Originally posted September 11, 2018   #NeverForget #September11th #PatriotDay pic.twitter.com/p6wF7aJoVe — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 11, 2018 continue reading

  • Mud puddles

    09.11.18

    Originally posted September 11, 2018 Heide Donalson’s three year old class at the Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center played in mud puddles last week! Hannah Bunn - Rosa Parks Early Childhood Center continue reading

  • College Night set Sept. 10 in the UMAC

    09.10.18

    Originally posted September 4, 2018 Don't miss this year's College Night! Representatives from over 60 college, universities, tech schools, and military branches will be in the UMAC to meet with you, give you information about their schools/opportunities, and answer your questions! Have questions about paying for college? Come at 6:00 for the financial aid presentation! continue reading

  • 9th Grade Center to host U-Stock this Friday, Sept. 14

    09.10.18

    Originally posted September 10, 2018 The 9th Grade Center will host U-Stock - a back-to-school party for freshmen - from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, September 14 at the track just south of the main building.  Students may purchase tickets at lunch or at the gate; cost is $5.  There will be food, games, music  and a color war at the end of the evening.  All freshmen are welcome to attend, or to come by for even a few minutes for a hot dog and a drink! This week is Spirit ... continue reading

  • Enroll now for Fall Break Camp

    09.10.18

    Originally posted September 10, 2018 The Union Extended Day Program will host a fall break camp October 17-19 at Jefferson Elementary School, 8418 S. 107th E. Ave., for students currently enrolled at Union Public Schools pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. This year's theme is Picnics, Pumpkins and Parks, Oh My! Class is limited to 150 students (20 for pre-kindergarten students). For enrollment information, click on the download link above. If enrollment reaches 150 students, camp ... continue reading

  • Avoid the lines; buy your tickets online

    09.05.18

    Originally posted August 30, 2018   Union Fans: Avoid the lines and buy your general admission tickets early to all regular season home games! $7 for adults & $4 for students (convenience fee will apply) https://t.co/7pHPhx1cve pic.twitter.com/8O3eLaC879 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 30, 2018 continue reading

  • Backyard Bowl is Friday Sept. 7

    09.05.18

    Originally posted September 4, 2018 The 2018 MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl between Union and Jenks is at 7:05 p.m. Friday, September 7, at the H.A. Chapman Stadium at the University of Tulsa. Tickets are on sale in the U-Wear Spirit Store today through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Friday, 10 a.m until 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for reserved seats, $7 for general admission and $5 for student general admission.  Union is the visiting team and will sit on the east side. Stadium gates ... continue reading

  • Celebrate National Read A Book Day Sept. 6

    09.05.18

    Originally posted September 5, 2018   .@UnionSchools supports #NationalReadABookDay Wednesday, Sept. 6. What book will you read? pic.twitter.com/uvs3lcR2Nt — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 5, 2018 continue reading

  • Fifth graders take class at Department of Defense

    09.03.18

    Originally posted September 3, 2018 Fifth grade students from Union Public Schools are participating in STEM-based activities through the Starbase program for the sixth year. The program is sponsored by a Native American grant. It is a six-week STEM program offered by The Department of Defense. The class is at the Tulsa Air National Guard, 9100 East 46th St North. Jane Elkins, Native American coordinator, shared these Starbase from Tuesday, August  4, with students from Darnaby, ... continue reading

  • Ellen Ochoa to host block party Sept. 9

    09.01.18

    Originally posted September 1, 2018 We're having a block party Sunday, September 9 and you are invited! The party is 1 to 3 p.m. at Ellen Ochoa Elementary. continue reading

  • Reminder: It's a Late Start Friday

    08.31.18

    Originally posted August 31, 2018 All schools, except the Early Childhood Education Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---enabling teachers to meet about your child's instruction. Friday start time at Andersen, Boevers, Clark, Darnaby, McAuliffe, Peters and Rosa Parks is 8:15 a.m. At Cedar Ridge, Grove, Jarman, Jefferson, Moore, and Ochoa, it is 8:50 a.m. Sixth grade starts at 8:15 a.m. Seventh and Eighth grades start at 9:30. Ninth grade starts at 8:50 a.m. …and the High ... continue reading

  • School closed Monday for Labor Day

    08.31.18

    Originally posted August 31, 2018 School and all school offices will be closed Monday, September 3, for Labor Day. Have a great weekend and we will see you on Tuesday! continue reading

  • Keep reading!

    08.31.18

    Originally posted August 31, 2018   WE DID IT! We reached our goal of reading 2 million books before the Park opens! But, we can't stop reading now. Park Ambassador Ariana is challenging Tulsa kids to read even more books before the Park opens. Keep up the great work and we'll see you September 8! pic.twitter.com/OuyvvUNc3N— Gathering Place (@GatherTulsa) August 31, 2018 continue reading

  • Ariana Reagor - Voice of the Children

    08.30.18

    Originally posted August 30, 2018 Ariana Reagor is having fun molding the image of A Gathering Place. The bubbly sixth-grader from Union Public Schools is in her second year as ambassador and “spokes-kid” for the $465 million riverfront park, which opens to the public September 8. See the Tulsa World story. Inclusivity is the heartbeat of Gathering Place. Park Director Tony Moore co-wrote an original song celebrating Tulsa (and featuring Union's Ariana Reagor), the Park and ... continue reading

  • Gather Unity music video

    08.30.18

    Originally posted August 30, 2018 Inclusivity is the heartbeat of Gathering Place. Park Director Tony Moore co-wrote an original song celebrating Tulsa, the Park and coming together as we gear up to opening on September 8! Check out the music video! Co-written: Park Director Tony Moore Vocals: Park Ambassador Ariana Reagor featuring the Metropolitan Baptist Church Ariana Reagor is having fun molding the image of A Gathering Place. The bubbly sixth-grader from Union Public Schools is in her second ... continue reading

  • Third graders love their new iPads

    08.29.18

    Originally posted August 29, 2018 Third-graders in Alicea Berry's classroom are among the recipients of iPads that Union Public Schools is testing in elementary grades. By next fall, every student between grades nine and 12 will have the use of a personal computer at all hours, improving access for those who can't afford their own. continue reading

  • All eyes on U!

    08.29.18

    Originally posted August 30, 2018 Pick up your U foam hands at the Union U-Wear Spirit Store open today 10 a.m.-7p p.m. continue reading

  • Union delivers iPads to Boevers students

    08.28.18

    Originally posted August 28, 2018 Some 550 elementary students received new iPads today at Boevers Elementary School as part of Union Public Schools' new 1-to-1 initiative, approved by voters in last winter's bond election. Efforts by K-12 schools to give every student a laptop computer (called “1-to-1”) have been shown to increase student achievement in English/Language Arts, writing, math, and science. Last week, Union started the rollout of 1-to-1 in secondary ... continue reading

  • Video tour of The Gathering featuring Union student

    08.28.18

    Originally posted August 28, 2018 Video: Tour The Gathering with Union's Ariana Reagor! Today we're taking you to Chapman Adventure Playground, a space with 5-acres of towers, slides, climbing and other features that provide the perfect place for discovery and adventure for children of all ages! Reagor has been a spokesman for The Gathering since she was a fourth grader at Moore Elementary. She is now a sixth grade student at the 6th/7th Grade Center.   continue reading

  • Rep. Gaddis keeps tradition going

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018   Representative Karen Gaddis delivered a box of paper to the school today. This is a tradition she started during her campaign and its continued during her term. Thank U for being a consistent support of education in OKC Representative Karen Gaddis !! — Boevers (@Boevers_Elem) August 24, 2018 continue reading

  • Athletic photos

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018   Visit https://t.co/7aOrGpEtQI to order your student-athlete or trainer's photo and team shots taken at 2018 Meet the Redskins. Photos taken by Shipman Photography. — Union Football (@UnionFootball) August 27, 2018 continue reading

  • Hard-working board member!

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018   School Board duties for the week: toured all 20 sites, welcomed 16,000 kids back to school, inspected new plant freezers bigger than my house and capped it all off with a construction tour of the new wing at Ochoa Elementary w/custom hardhat. #oklaed #backtoschool pic.twitter.com/6zcoonOYBK — Stacey Roemerman (@StaceyRman) August 24, 2018 continue reading

  • Boevers students to receive iPads Tuesday

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018 Union Public Schools issues iPads to Boevers Elementary students in conjunction with 1-to-1 initiative WHAT: Union Public Schools will be distributing iPads to students at Boevers Elementary School as part of the implementation of the district’s 1-to-1 initiative. Efforts by K-12 schools to give every student a laptop computer (called “1-to-1”) have been shown to increase student achievement in English/Language Arts, writing, math, and science. ... continue reading

  • Alternative School forum Tuesday, Sept. 4

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018 Chris Ducker, principal of the Union Alternative School, 5656 S. 129th E. Ave., will conduct a forum for students in grades 9-12 who have applied or who wish to apply to the Alternative School at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, in Building B at the school. Any student living in the Union school district who is interested in attending the school for SY 18-19, will need to fill out an application and attend this meeting. If at all possible, parents should accompany ... continue reading

  • Tickets for Union vs. Lake Ridge football on sale this week

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018 Football tickets on sale for Union vs. Lake Ridge this week. continue reading

  • Union supports new teachers

    08.27.18

    Originally posted August 27, 2018   Union Supports New Teachers https://t.co/a2wfyQ8yTq— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 27, 2018 continue reading

  • Building Community Schools Systems

    08.25.18

    Originally posted August 25, 2018 Building Community Schools Systems. Union is featured as a case study, along with two other districts about our history and work in Community Schools: Read all about it! You may download the article using the download file button on this page. continue reading

  • Literacy, Engagement & 21st Century Skills

    08.24.18

    Originally posted August 24, 2018   Happy New School Year @UnionAltEd ! Our students are so excited about 1-1 laptops this year. Literacy, Engagement & 21st Century Skills being built every day! Here's a few photos from the 1st few days of school! @UnionSchools #ALLIN #Relentless #AltEd pic.twitter.com/vAodQGjd9L — Union Alternative (@UnionAltEd) August 23, 2018 continue reading

  • Grove enjoys first week of school

    08.24.18

    Originally posted August 24, 2018 The first week of school may be winding down but the work was continuing at Grove Elementary School where even kindergarteners were learning about how to run in relays ("One at a time, guys!") where music teacher Stephanie Marlow celebrated her birthday ("Happy Birthday!") and Dr. Leedy Smith is the new administrative intern ("Welcome to Union!"). continue reading

  • Union provides laptops to every freshmen

    08.24.18

    Originally posted August 24, 2018 FOX 23 was on hand when Union 9th Grade Center distributed 1,200 laptop computers to every freshmen yesterday as part of the district’s new 1-to-1 initiative. continue reading

  • 6th/7th Grade has a Great Start Friday

    08.24.18

    Originally posted August 24, 2018 Union Public Schools conducted its first Late State Friday today around the district, giving teachers time to collaborate before school started. Students at the 6th/7th Grade Center may have arrived a little later but with no less enthusiasm than they did on their first day of school. We call that a Great Start Friday! continue reading

  • Stream the football game tonight!

    08.24.18

    Originally posted August 24, 2018 If you would rather watch tonight's game from your computer and not on your mobile device, this is the link to do so. Go Redskins... cage the Tigers! continue reading

  • Foundation funds in action

    08.24.18

    Originally posted August 24, 2018   We just had to share! #UnionLeadership used their new sno cone maker they purchased with their Union Foundation grant money to give away “Tigers Blood” sno cones today before the Tigers meet the Redskins tonight! #GoSkins — UnionFound (@UnionFound) August 24, 2018 continue reading

  • Reminder: It's a Late Start Friday

    08.23.18

    Originally posted August 23, 2018 All schools, except the Early Childhood Education Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---enabling teachers to meet about your child's instruction. Friday start time at Andersen, Boevers, Clark, Darnaby, McAuliffe, Peters and Rosa Parks is 8:15 a.m. At Cedar Ridge, Grove, Jarman, Jefferson, Moore, and Ochoa, it is 8:50 a.m. Sixth grade starts at 8:15 a.m. Seventh and Eighth grades start at 9:30. Ninth grade starts at 8:50 a.m. …and the High ... continue reading

  • Union distributes 1,200 laptops to freshmen as part of new initiative

    08.23.18

    Pictured are students Courtney Merrick, left, and Balie Craig, with Principal Kenneth Moore. Originally posted August 23, 2018 Union Public Schools distributed 1,200 laptop computers to every freshmen today as part of the district’s new 1-to-1 initiative. “Our ninth grade students were excited to receive their laptops today as we rolled out our 1:1 initiative at the 9th Grade Center,” said John Federline, executive director of Secondary Education. “Thanks to our ... continue reading

  • Freshmen stake their claim on a new school year

    08.23.18

    Pictured at top are students Courtney Merrick, left, and Balie Craig, with Principal Kenneth Moore. Originally posted August 23, 2018 Freshmen are staking a claim on their new home at the 9th Grade Center, which is under the leadership of new principal, Kenneth Moore. He is backed by Assistant Principals Estella Evans and Beau Brannon, a team of great counselors and teachers across the campus. Today, also marked the distribution of Union Public Schools' new 1-to-1 initiative, an ... continue reading

  • Jefferson Elementary welcome students back to school

    08.23.18

    Originally posted August 23, 2018 School is well under way and Jefferson Elementary students are not just hard at work - they are dancing too. This year's theme centers around Wonder with help from Wonder Woman and 'wonderful" class projects. Enjoy these images from the first week of school.  continue reading

  • Moore makes new school year Worth It All

    08.23.18

    Originally posted August 23, 2018 School has started and Moore Elementary teachers and students are having so much fun, learning new things, reading books, making music and art, getting better in physical education, and making new friends. Teachers are glad to be back, doing what they do best, exemplifying Union Public Schools' theme this year: Worth It All! continue reading

  • Alternative students take time to bond with each other

    08.23.18

    Originally posted August 23, 2018 Union Alternative teachers have created several exercises for students to help them acclimate to the school and learn everyone's names and feel comfortable on compass. Today's activities involved a memory game in which students had to match cards with the same students' face. The game is similar to Concentration, a card game in which all of the cards are laid facedown on a surface and two cards are flipped face up over each turn. The ... continue reading

  • Get involved in the High School experience

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 22, 2018   getting involved in high school makes it all worth it!! cheer at all the games, dance at all the dances, join some clubs and volunteer to get hours!! follow follow follow!!! pic.twitter.com/FnAsuY09cC — gabe kreulen (@gabekreulen) July 2, 2018 continue reading

  • Join the Redzone

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 22, 2018   Join the 2018 RedZone & watch @UnionFootball, @UnionBands, @UHSVarsityCheer , @UnionPom, & @UVHighsteppers in style! pic.twitter.com/R83XatyXu7— Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) August 21, 2018 continue reading

  • Clark Elementary dives into school

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 22, 2018 As Union Public Schools entered its third day of the new school year, students and teachers at Clark Elementary dived into classroom activities. Enjoy these images from this morning. continue reading

  • Rosa Parks embarks on a new school year

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 22, 2018 Jackie DuPont is taking on duties as the new principal for Rosa Parks Elementary, even ketchup duties as the school enters the third day of the school year. Meanwhile, students are taking tests, building projects, learning new words and reading books. It's going to be a good year! continue reading

  • Who says school is for the birds

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 22, 2018 School is off to a great start at Union Alternative. Just ask the chicken who lives in the science room since it was hatched. The Union Alternative School started in 1995-96 with three teachers and 45 students as a school-within-the-school program at Union Intermediate High School. A high need for services caused the school to be expanded to four teachers and 60 students for the second semester of that year. In 1997, a separate facility was built to house the ... continue reading

  • Never too young to learn

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 22, 2018 At Union Public Schools, you are never to young to learn. Three-year-old students at Rosa Parks Early Childhood Center are proof. Its mission is simple: to enhance the development of very young children and promote healthy family functioning. Union Public Schools has joined with Community Action Project-Tulsa County (CAPTC) to expand its early childhood program. This partnership provides both weekly home-based visitation services for families with infants and ... continue reading

  • Union to issue laptops to freshmen today for 1:1 initiative

    08.22.18

    Originally posted August 23, 2018 Union Public Schools issues laptops to 9th grade students in conjunction with 1-to-1 initiative WHAT: Union Public Schools will be distributing laptop computers to all 9th grade students as part of the implementation of the district’s 1-to-1 initiative. Efforts by K-12 schools to give every student a laptop computer (called “1-to-1”) have been shown to increase student achievement in English/Language Arts, writing, math, and science.  ... continue reading

  • Board members tour Andersen Elementary

    08.21.18

    Originally posted August 21, 2018 Board of Education members Heather McAdams and Stacey Roemerman joined Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler on a tour of several schools this morning. Their first stop was Andersen Elementary School where they visited with teachers and many kids, excited to begin the new school year.  Board members even joined in on P.E., running in slow motion. continue reading

  • Visit to Peters brings a fun spin to 2nd day of school

    08.21.18

    Originally posted August 21, 2018 Board of Education members Heather McAdams and Stacey Roemerman and Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler continued their tour of Union school sites today, stopping at Peters Elementary School. Dr. Hartzler, an avid basketball fan, even showed students some of his skills and helped one boy spin a basketball to his delight. continue reading

  • Lots of promise for a great year at 8th Grade Center

    08.21.18

    Originally posted August 21, 2018 Board of Education members Heather McAdams and Stacey Roemerman and Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler visited the 8th Grade Center today as part of their tour of Union school sites for the first week of school. Classes were busy with activities, smiles and lots of promise for another great year. continue reading

  • Back to School Information for 2018-2019

    08.20.18

    Originally posted July 1, 2018 - Updated August 20, 2018 Back to School Information for 2018-2019 Welcome Back to School! School is now under way and it is Worth It All. Union Public Schools has compiled Back to School information for easy reference. This page includes information on important dates, school supplies and more. See School Calendar 2018-2019. See why families choose to enroll at Union. New to Union? Enroll online Avoid the lines and enroll your children for ... continue reading

  • Welcome Back to School

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018 Welcome back to School! Have a great year, make new friends and learn something new every hour! It is Worth It All! continue reading

  • Class of 2024 is #AllIn on first day

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018   Class of 2024 going #allin on this first day of school! #makeitgreat #ourteamourtribe #graduatekids #100% pic.twitter.com/KCTF3bzpLr — Union 6th/7th Center (@Union67Center) August 20, 2018 continue reading

  • Running back to school!

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018   Running back to school like... pic.twitter.com/rUEFFnOfqR — Union Futbol (@TheUFutbol) August 20, 2018 continue reading

  • First day pics!

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018   #FirstDayofSchool for my 8th grader and 4th grader at @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/Zo2cwNKMQY — Aaron McColloch (@aaroncm2) August 20, 2018 VIDEO: School starts in less than 30 minutes here at Clark Elementary and the line is already getting backed up. These kids are so ready for the first day of school! @NewsOn6 @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/EhMNslFVco— Joseph Holloway (@a_cupof_JOE) August 20, 2018 continue reading

  • Darnaby celebrates first day of school

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018 Students returned to school today at Darnaby Elementary School. They met their new teachers and several classes took tours of the school to reacquaint themselves with the building. Several classes conducted get-to-know you activities to help students learn names or routines that will be expected from them as Union heads into the 2018-2019 school year. continue reading

  • Cedar Ridge starts school; bright works coming soon!

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018 Goodbye summer! Bright works coming soon! So says Cedar Ridge Elementary School as it welcomed students - and new principal Michele Spencer - back to classes today. Teachers, students and even the front staff could't wait to share the enthusiasm. continue reading

  • High School welcomes back students

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018 It was fun while it lasted but summer basically ended this weekend as High School students returned to classes today. As buses dropped off kids, cars stacked along Mingo. A drumline welcomed students in the south entry and student guides helped new students navigate their way around the school. Soon, students will have their routines down and get a chance to celebrate the new year with the annual BASH at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, August 30, at Central Park at Union. ... continue reading

  • Board member Lisa Ford brings friends to Peters

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 20, 2018 Board of Education member Lisa Ford, who also works with the Broken Arrow Police Department, brought some friends to Peters Elementary School to celebrate the first day of school! continue reading

  • Fox 23 features Union's ECHS program

    08.20.18

    Originally posted August 21, 2018 Union Public Schools offering program for students to get college credit continue reading

  • Young girls invited to have Girls Fun Night with the Highsteppers

    08.17.18

    Originally posted August 17, 2018 Girls in K - 7th Grade are invited to spend the evening with the Union Varsity Highsteppers! Receive a souvenir photo & t-shirt. Learn a fun dance routine, play games & eat pizza. A dance Show-Off for family & friends will be held at 6:45pm. Then on Friday, August 31, girls will perform at the Union Varsity Football pre-game show! See the registration form at the download link at the top of this page. continue reading

  • Meet The Teacher today at 4 p.m.

    08.16.18

    Originally posted August 16, 2018 The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today, Thursday, August 16, 2018. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • Welcome seniors!

    08.16.18

    Originally posted August 16, 2018   Wishing the class of 2019 a great senior year!!!#SeniorCounselors pic.twitter.com/XG4wgZsw26 — Class of 2019 (@UHS_Classof2019) August 16, 2018 continue reading

  • Beautiful performance by the Highsteppers

    08.15.18

    Originally posted August 15, 2018 Highsteppers wowed more than 2,000 employees at Union Public Schools this morning during the annual kickoff.   Beautiful performance by @UVHighsteppers at the @UnionSchools Back to School Kick Off! pic.twitter.com/vgDiApmo9Q — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) August 15, 2018   Related links See below for selected images on this page. Images and videos also appear on the links below here. See program with list of credits. ... continue reading

  • Union: Committed to Excellence

    08.15.18

    Originally posted August 15, 2018 Union Public Schools is committed to education excellence today, just as we have been since we opened our doors 100 years ago. At Union, we truly believe in 100% graduation, college and career ready.   More than 2,000 employees watched this video this morning at the beginning of the annual back-to-school kick-off at the Union Performing Arts Center. The show featured several performances of students under the direction of Troy Powell. View selected ... continue reading

  • Transforming a city through a park

    08.14.18

    Originally posted August 14, 2018   Transforming Tulsa, Starting with a Park via @NYTimes https://t.co/Nn9XJQL4So— John Federline (@johnfederline7) August 13, 2018 continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher set Thursday, Aug. 16

    08.14.18

    Originally posted July 19, 2018 The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • Start thinking about college

    08.14.18

    Originally posted August 14, 2018   It's not too early to start thinking about #college. Here are some things you can do as a #freshman or #sophomore to set yourself up for success. https://t.co/d9N0BS238v pic.twitter.com/GGVLv46xWA — The SAT Program (@OfficialSAT) August 13, 2018 continue reading

  • Schedule pick up starts at the 9th Grade Center

    08.14.18

    Originally posted August 14, 2018 The 9th Grade Schedule Pickup is under way today. Students picked up information about bus schedules, meals, athletics, and more. Today's pickup continues until 6 p.m. The first day of school is Monday, August 20. continue reading

  • Take the #JustDriveOK pledge

    08.13.18

    Originally posted August 13, 2018   Take the #JustDriveOK pledge: https://t.co/5gIr2Tiz1Y pic.twitter.com/w6Sf7vTtGd — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 7, 2018 continue reading

  • Sale at U-Wear this week!

    08.13.18

    Originally posted August 13, 2018 Back-to-School Sale at the U-Wear Spirit Store now, Aug. 13-17! continue reading

  • Homework help now

    08.13.18

    Originally posted August 13, 2018 Get free online homework assistance from your home, school or library.  Live Tutoring (2-11 p.m., daily Central Standard Time) Get expert one-to-one subject-specific help for students in grades K-12, plus college. Spanish-speaking tutors are available too! Test Center Take practice quizzes in standardized tests (SAT, ACT, GED and more) and practice subject-specific tests, like math and science. Get results instantly. ... continue reading

  • Annual Maker Faire set Saturday, Aug. 25

    08.12.18

    Originally posted August 13, 2018 The Annual Maker Faire will be Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Park Hall at Expo Square. Free admission. continue reading

  • #SATPractice Test Day Saturday

    08.10.18

    Originally posted August 10, 2018   Put in the work to make your #college dreams a reality. Take a practice test this Saturday, Official #SATPractice Test Day. https://t.co/8niD51SECw pic.twitter.com/7DKKpYoxNi — The SAT Program (@OfficialSAT) August 8, 2018 continue reading

  • Our Mission: Graduate 100 percent of our students, college and/or career ready

    08.10.18

    Originally posted August 10, 2018   Our goal of graduating 100% of our students college/career ready doesn’t start at the high school! We get to build on the foundation these amazing elementary teachers - and others just like them - are building for students! Grateful for our teachers! #allin #allstars #startearly https://t.co/omYeYBEJrS — College and Careers (@cccunion) August 9, 2018 continue reading

  • ACT signup deadline this Friday, Aug. 10

    08.09.18

    Originally posted August 9, 2018   If you plan to take the September #ACT, be sure to sign up by midnight this Friday! https://t.co/DTOs8DCRAP — College and Careers (@cccunion) August 8, 2018 continue reading

  • Taking books to students

    08.09.18

    Originally posted August 9, 2018   Way to go, @UnionSchools Book Bus teachers! Gaining Ground Bus Delivers Books to Students | @tulsaworld https://t.co/EhnrZgTbm8 pic.twitter.com/AMmFNjaRnR — EMC School (@EMCSCHOOL) August 8, 2018   They come alive when they start talking about the plot lines of the latest “Peppa Pig” and “Knuffle Bunny” books. They get excited as they name students and what they’ve written on the little cards they fill out ... continue reading

  • Schedule pick up at the High School starts today

    08.09.18

    Originally posted August 9, 2018   .@UHSVarsityCheer will be selling lanyards at schedule pick-up! pic.twitter.com/Gkq9lCUpAA— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 9, 2018 continue reading

  • Union hosts Pre-K camp ahead of new school year

    08.08.18

    Originally posted August 8, 2018 Union Public Schools offered a Pre-K Camp for students this week at most of its elementary school sites. The idea was to help young kids acclimate to their new school, meet their teachers and friends and ease some of the fears associated with the first day of school. Photos here are from Jarman and Jefferson Elementary Schools. continue reading

  • Schedule pick up starts at the 8th Grade Center

    08.08.18

    Originally posted August 8, 2018 The 8th Grade Schedule Pickup is under way today. Students picked up information about bus schedules, meals, athletics, and more. Today's pickup continues until 6 p.m. Schedule pick up continues over the next few days. See below. 2018-2019 Schedule Pickup Schedule pick-up for secondary grades has been announced. Pick-up will take place at the school the student is attending. Below are dates and times. During pickup, students will be  take ID ... continue reading

  • Complete this form before picking up schedules

    08.07.18

    Originally posted August 7, 2018   Please see the link below to apply for free/reduced lunches and save valuable time at schedule pickup! This is a required form to get a schedule! To apply online, go to https://t.co/1aAB6K7bbt or you may find the link at https://t.co/U3Ax8PmzQw on the Child Nutrition page. — Union Ninth Grade (@9GCUnion) August 6, 2018 continue reading

  • Take the #JustDriveOK pledge

    08.07.18

    Originally posted August 7, 2018 Union Public Schools, the Oklahoma Insurance Department and area partners are challenging students to be alert when behind the wheel by taking the #JustDriveOK pledge. The purpose of the pledge is to save lives, raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving and to avoid costly tickets or reckless driving convictions. The pledge encourages Oklahoma high school students to Be a Part of the Solution -- Not a Statistic. Teens – Not only can you take the ... continue reading

  • Auditions for middle-school play open now

    08.06.18

    Originally posted August 6, 2018 Auditions are open NOW!! This is going by to be a fantastic show!! Any Union 6-8 grader may audition. Tell your family and friends. Sign up for you spot today by following the link below or stop by the drama table at schedule pick up. Sign up here. continue reading

  • Schedule pick up starts at the 6th/7th Grade Center

    08.06.18

    Originally posted August 6, 2018 Students and families poured into the 6th/7th Grade Center this afternoon for schedule pick-up. Students also picked up information about bus schedules, meals, athletics, EDP and more. Today's pickup continues until 7 p.m. Schedule pick up continues over the next few days. See below. 2018-2019 Schedule Pickup Schedule pick-up for secondary grades has been announced. Pick-up will take place at the school the student is attending. Below are dates and times. ... continue reading

  • Union delivers backpacks Saturday

    08.04.18

    Originally posted August 4, 2018   @Union67Center teachers and community partners are loving on our students with some backpacks today! #allin #readyforU #thankyou pic.twitter.com/6Vkin1DKxX— Meghan Bender (@OSU_Bender) August 4, 2018 continue reading

  • Football Night at Union this Tuesday, Aug. 7

    08.02.18

    Originally posted August 2, 2018 Union Football proudly celebrates the positive impact team sports have on kids of all ages. On Tuesday, August 7, Union tackle football players from the first grade through high school will practice together on the same field. Join us from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. under the lights at Union Tuttle Stadium for the first Football Night at Union. Come out and support the student-athletes from the Mighty Mites Football League, Union Youth Football Association, Union 8th Grade ... continue reading

  • Roy Clark Parade of Homes set Aug. 7

    08.02.18

    Originally posted August 2, 2018 Roy Clark Elementary’s annual Parade of Homes begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 7. Teachers and staff will meet in the gym at 5:30 for a few words, instructions and materials before they make the trek into their neighborhood to meet students and families. “This event is near and dear to all of our hearts as we take time to reach out to our community by visiting our kids and their families,” Principal Alicia Ewing said.  “As a staff, ... continue reading

  • Back to School Nights scheduled

    08.01.18

    Originally posted August 1, 2018 For complete Back-to-School Information, click here. Back to School Nights 6th grade – August 27 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm 7th grade – August 28 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm 8th Grade – August 30 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm 9th Grade – September 10 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm High School – September 4 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm Alternative School – September 6 – ... continue reading

  • BAPD sponsors Back to School BASH Aug. 4

    07.29.18

    Originally posted July 30, 2018 Broken Arrow Police Department is sponsoring a Back to School BASH Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Assembly, 3500 W. New Orleans (101st and 129th E. Ave.) Union students will have access to free school supplies, free immunizations, free eye exams, free haircuts and more. The event runs 9 a.m. to noon. continue reading

  • Alternative School forum Monday, July 30

    07.25.18

    Originally posted July 25, 2018 Chris Ducker, principal of the Union Alternative School, 5656 S. 129th E. Ave., will conduct a forum for students in grades 9-12 who have applied or who wish to apply to the Alternative School at 5:30 p.m. Monday, July 30 in Building B at the school. Any student living in the Union school district who is interested in attending the school for SY 18-19, will need to fill out an application and attend this meeting. If at all possible, parents should accompany the ... continue reading

  • Peters to host Popsicles on the Playground Aug. 7

    07.25.18

    Originally posted July 25, 2018 Attention Peters families! Come join the staff and PTA board members for a refreshing popsicle on the playground Tuesday, August 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. You will be able to meet staff members and PTA board members, catch up with friends and enjoy time outside. This is Peters’ principal Tracy Weese, calling to invite you all to our annual popsicle on the playground event.  Teachers and staff will be serving popsicles this Tuesday evening, August 7th from ... continue reading

  • Enrollment for fall driver's education set Aug. 13-31

    07.25.18

    Originally posted July 25, 2018 Enrollment for Fall Driver's Education classes will be August 13-31. Fall classes will run September 10 to November 19. Visit the Driver's Education page for enrollment, cost and class information. continue reading

  • Native American school supply pickup planned Aug. 8

    07.25.18

    Originally posted July 25, 2018 Native American families are invited to join us for our Native American student school supply pickup on Wednesday, August 8.  The pickup will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the 6/7th Grade Center Cafeteria.  Due to changes in funding requirements at the local and federal level, verification of your child’s tribal membership card or CDIB card is mandatory and must be on file in our office for future services.  Union wants to continue to provide our Native ... continue reading

  • High School to distribute yearbooks July 30-31

    07.24.18

    Originally posted July 24, 2018 Yearbook Distribution for incoming juniors and seniors and 2018 graduates will be on Monday, July 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Tuesday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. * Current ID is required. Books will also be available for purchase at $90. If students are not able to attend on those days, they may pick up with current ID or purchase Yearbooks from the Finance Office beginning on August 6. Please email mangan-grenier.laura@unionps.org if you ... continue reading

  • Secondary schedule pickup dates

    07.24.18

    Originally posted July 19, 2018 2018-2019 Schedule Pickup Schedule pick-up for secondary grades has been announced. Pick-up will take place at the school the student is attending. Below are dates and times. During pickup, students will be  take ID pictures, purchase parking permits, find bus routes and more. August 9 - Seniors – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 10 - Juniors - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 13 - Sophomores - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 14 – ... continue reading

  • Register for annual Girls Night Out

    07.24.18

    Originally posted July 24, 2018   REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Sign-up your K-7th grade girls for our annual GIRLS FUN NIGHT on Sat, 8/25 from 4-7pm then dance with us at Tuttle at the @UnionFootball home opener on Friday, 8/31! Can’t wait to see U! #UVH19 #GFN #FutureVarsityHighsteppers pic.twitter.com/Fkpxa04sBd — Union Highsteppers (@UVHighsteppers) July 24, 2018 continue reading

  • Jean Jones named State PTA Volunteer of the Year

    07.24.18

    Originally posted July 24, 2018 Congratulations to Union mom Jean Jones who was recently named the Oklahoma PTA Volunteer of the Year! continue reading

  • Community Schools volunteers honored

    07.24.18

    Originally posted July 24, 2018 Boevers guitar club teachers, Mr McClure, Ms Redner and Mr Battle were recently honored with the Bart Betow Music Education Award at AHHA Hardesty’s Harweldon Awards banquet for the work they do at Boevers.  We are so thankful for their investment in the students at Boevers! #communityschools #afterschoolisaBIGdeal continue reading

  • Stay connected

    07.23.18

    Originally posted July 23, 2018   Stay connected!! pic.twitter.com/zDTeXDm8VG — Union High School (@UnionHSTulsa) July 23, 2018 continue reading

  • Online registration for enrollment

    07.19.18

    Originally posted July 19, 2018 Online registration allows families who are new to our district the opportunity to register their children from the comfort of their own home. Please complete these forms online and bring your verification documents listed below to the Union Enrollment Center, 6011 S. 89 E. Ave., to finalize your registration. Completing these forms online will expedite your wait time at the Enrollment Center. If your child is currently a Union student you do not need to register. ... continue reading

  • Notice about Union website

    07.19.18

    Originally posted July 19, 2018 As you know, Union’s website has been down for a week.  We were informed late last night by our local provider that our website is unrecoverable past October 2017.  Our top priorities have been restoring “Back to School” information and the employment section of the website, and those have been largely completed.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and will restore other critical sections of the website as soon as possible.  Thank ... continue reading

  • Counselor's Newsletter - Summer 2018

    06.04.18

    Originally posted June 4, 2018 The Counseling Corner newsletter as been posted. See download link file continue reading

  • No school Monday, Oct. 30

    10.27.17

    Originally posted October 27, 2017 Reminder: There is no school Monday, October 30, so teachers can attend a professional development day. continue reading

  • District Site Teachers of the Year for Union Public Schools announced

    10.25.17

    The 2017-2018 Site Teachers of the Year are: (pictured left to right) sitting in front, Paola Puleo, Kassie Alexander, Philippa Kelly, Lisa Harper, Paula Ontko, Melodie Cole; and Justin Vannest, Katie Cealka,  Andree Lira, Becca Bearden, Cindy Forbis, Beth Grounds,  Kelly Buck, Kara Minton, Teresa Besses, Lydia Leslie,  Taya Oelze, Travis Webb, Zondra Clunn, and Jillian King. Originally posted October 24, 2017 Union Public Schools has announced its 2017-2018 School Site Teachers of ... continue reading

  • Union dedicates new school named after first Hispanic astronaut

    10.24.17

    Originally posted October 24, 2017 Union dedicated its first phase of Ellen Ochoa Elementary School on Monday and welcomed its namesake to Tulsa for the ceremony. Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the current director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, was the world’s first Latina astronaut. Union’s Ellen Ochoa Elementary is the sixth school in the U.S. named for her. See more from Tulsa Public radio   Union Public Schools dedicate new school https://t.co/jyMU6OCRQh — ... continue reading

  • Dr. Dodd named National PLTW Educational Leader of the Year

    10.24.17

    Originally posted October 24, 2017 Congratulations to Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Kathy Dodd, who was named Project Lead the Way Education of the Year at the national PLTW Summit 2017 – in Orlando, Fla. Monday. Dodd was recognized during the conference for her tireless work to promote PLTW curriculum and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives.  Dodd tweeted Monday, "Congrats to Union Schools students, teachers, principals, the ... continue reading

  • Today is Dr. Ellen Ochoa Day!

    10.23.17

    Originally posted October 23, 2017 In honor of Dr. Ellen Ochoa - the first Hispanic female astronaut and the head of NASA's Johnson Space Center - who will attend this morning's dedication of the new Ellen Ochoa Elementary School, 12000 E. 31st Street, at 10 a.m., Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum has proclaimed today Dr. Ellen Ochoa Day! The proclamation reads: Whereas, thanks to the overwhelming support of voters, Union Public Schools passed two bond elections in 2016 and 2017, which ... continue reading

  • Dr. Dodd named National PLTW Educational Leader of the Year

    10.23.17

    Originally posted October 23, 2017   Congratulations to @drkathydodd, the PLTW Educational Leader of the Year . #PLTWSummit @UnionSchools — Project Lead The Way (@PLTWorg) October 23, 2017 Looking forward to presenting tech workforce @PLTWorg #PLTWSummit. Congrats to Kathy Dodd @UnionSchools for winning ed leader of the year! pic.twitter.com/x5cH9w4Ytu— Ken Eisner (@snknr) October 23, 2017 continue reading

  • Dr. Ellen Ochoa helps formally dedicate namesake school

    10.23.17

    Originally posted October 23, 2017 “Wow, well, I am not worried at all about the future of the kids coming to this school,” Dr. Ellen Ochoa said this morning, after her introduction by fifth grader Xochitl Peralta who called Ochoa – the first Hispanic astronaut in space - a role model for all boys and girls and how she has taught children they can be anything they want to be. More photos from today below and in Student Life. / Download the program using the download link at ... continue reading

  • Dr. Ellen Ochoa to attend dedication of namesake school Oct. 23

    10.22.17

    Originally posted October 18, 2017 Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will be the featured guest for a formal dedication of the new Ellen Ochoa Elementary School, 12000 E. 31st Street, at 10 a.m. Monday, October 23. In celebration, Tulsa Mayor G.T. Byum has also proclaimed October 23 as Ellen Ochoa Day. The elementary was named in honor of her being the first Hispanic female astronaut and serving as the current director of NASA's Johnson Space Center. Born on ... continue reading

  • Kirt Hartzler: Show teachers some love ... give them a raise

    10.22.17

    Originally posted October 23, 2017 "Lets show teachers some love" by giving them a raise, says Union Superintendent Kirt Hartzler in today's Tulsa World. If we don't create a friendlier work environment in Oklahoma, we're headed for a "Teacher Dust Bowl." The narrative is all too familiar . . . Oklahoma teachers working multiple jobs to make ends meet and record numbers leaving for neighboring states with higher pay and greater appreciation, or — worse yet ... continue reading

  • Union students to speak at national PLTW conference

    10.19.17

    Originally posted October 16, 2017 Four Union eighth graders have been selected to present at the national Project Lead The Way conference – PLTW Summit 2017 – in Orlando, Fla., this month. PLTW, a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers, serves more than 10,500 schools across the U.S.  Union Public Schools helped pilot the program on a national level. PLTW Summit 2017 is the premier gathering for a group dedicated to ... continue reading

  • Fall Break set Oct. 18-20

    10.18.17

    Originally posted October 3, 2017 There is no school Wednesday - Friday, October 18-20, 2017, to allow for parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, and Fall Break on Thursday and Friday. The Early Childhood Education center will be in school on Wednesday, October 18, but closed Thursday and Friday. continue reading

  • OSU-Tulsa to host FREE parent education meeting, dinner Nov. 7

    10.18.17

    Originally posted October 19, 2017 Please join Oklahoma’s University for Parents (OK-UP) and OSU’s Family & Consumer Sciences Educator Michelle Bonicelli to learn tools and tips to manage your personal finances. See download link on this page for more information. Event is free and open to the public! Tuesday, November 7th 5:30-7:30 P.M. OSU Extension Services 4116 E 15th St., Tulsa, OK *Located off of 15th and Yale near the fairgrounds* Dinner will be served from 5:30-6:00 P.M. ... continue reading

  • Employee Perk: Subway offers discounts - students too!

    10.18.17

    Originally posted October 18, 2017 Union students and employees are eligible to get a special discount from Subway at three locations: SUBWAY – INSIDE WALMART, 6625 S . MEMORIAL DRIVE 7337 S . OLYMPIA AVENUE SUBWAY – INSIDE WALMART, 10938 S . MEMORIAL DRIVE Offer valid with staff/student ID and this discount card - see download on the page. Or show on cell phone.  See more perks! continue reading

  • Union is committed to 100 percent college & career readiness, Dr. Dodd tells Darnaby PTA

    10.17.17

    Originally posted October 17, 2017 Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Kathy Dodd talked to members of the Darnaby PTA last Friday about Union’s emphasis on preparing students for college and careers. Darnaby Elementary School has been a leader in STEM education on the national scene for several years as a pilot school for the Project Lead the Way curriculum. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. In addition, Dodd talked about Union’s new ... continue reading

  • Board Report - October 9

    10.16.17

    Originally posted October 12, 2017 See past Board reports/minutes Union closes the gap on 2017 graduates The gap in the number of students who graduate and those who have not yet earned their diploma narrows all the time, reported Lisa Witcher, (pictured left) executive director of Secondary Education, thanks to programs like Credit Recovery. In fact, just 35 students for the Class of 2017 have not yet graduated – emphasis on “not yet" – an amazing number ... continue reading

  • Congratulations to our Site Teachers of the Year

    10.16.17

    Originally posted October 16, 2017 Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Site Teachers of the Year! They were recognized on the 50-yard line during Friday’s Homecoming Game at Union Tuttle Field. The District Teacher of the Year will be announced during a formal reception this winter at the Union Performing Arts Center at Union High School, 6636 S. Mingo Road. Photos by Travis Webb! Being named Teacher of the Year is one of the highest honors a teacher can receive at Union. All of the school site ... continue reading

  • How Technology Is Transforming the Way We Teach & Learn

    10.14.17

    Originally posted October 14, 2017   How Technology Is Transforming the Way We Teach and Learn https://t.co/R3Z57vV0FR pic.twitter.com/89SFlLQpYT — Tulsa Regional STEM (@TulsaSTEM) October 12, 2017 continue reading

  • Changes in state testing are coming; what families need to know

    10.12.17

    Originally posted October 11, 2017 Message from Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler Within the next week, school districts will begin receiving information about student performance on tests taken last spring. While individual student scores will not be available until November, we want to prepare you in advance for test scores that will be dramatically different from what you have seen in the past. See Changes to State Testing page for details & additional resources. Last year, Oklahoma ... continue reading

  • PTA Council selling shirts until Oct. 15

    10.12.17

    Originally posted October 12, 2017 Union PTA Council is selling shirts until October 15. Visit: https://unionpta2017fall.itemorder.com/sale You can also download an order form using the download link on this page. continue reading

  • At Union We #RepTheU

    10.11.17

    Originally posted October 11, 2017   At Union, We #RepTheU https://t.co/GcnZR7mjUI via @YouTube — UHype Crew (@UHypeCrew) October 11, 2017 continue reading

  • Ellen Ochoa Elementary dedication planned Oct. 23

    10.10.17

    Originally posted October 2, 2017 Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will be the featured guest for a formal dedication of the new Ellen Ochoa Elementary School at 10 a.m. Monday, October 23. The elementary was named in honor of her being the first Hispanic female astronaut and serving as the current director of the NASA Johnson Space Center. Born on May 10, 1958, in Los Angeles, California, Ochoa received her master of science and doctorate degrees at Stanford ... continue reading

  • Join us for a Taste of Union this Friday

    10.10.17

    Originally posted October 10, 2017   Come early this Friday for the annual #TasteofUnion 5:30-7p. #UnionFB takes on @NNFootball as we celebrate 2017 Homecoming. #HOCO pic.twitter.com/rJ2EjuAEmw — Union Football (@UnionFootball) October 10, 2017 continue reading

  • Dr. Ochoa to host tweet chat at 12:30 p.m. today

    10.10.17

    Originally posted October 10, 2017   In honor of #HispanicHeritageMonth, @Astro_Ellen is doing a tweet chat at 1:30 p.m. ET on Oct. 10. Send in your questions using #AskOchoa! pic.twitter.com/E2dYG1KKOd — NASA Astronauts (@NASA_Astronauts) October 10, 2017   Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, will be the featured guest for a formal dedication of the new Ellen Ochoa Elementary School at 10 a.m. Monday, October 23. The ... continue reading

  • Dr. Ochoa tells students she is excited to visit Union

    10.10.17

    Originally posted October 10, 2017 In a nation wide tweet chat today, Dr. Ellen Ochoa, the director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, said she is excited to visit the new Ellen Ochoa Elementary when it is dedicated on Monday, October 23. See two questions below. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Ochoa, using her Twitter account @Astro_Ellen, answered questions from across the nation, using  #AskOchoa. She will be the featured guest for a formal dedication of the ... continue reading

  • McAuliffe, Boevers hosting baby book clubs this week

    10.09.17

    Originally posted October 9, 2017 McAuliffe Elementary School wants to invite families with children from birth to five years of age to come to Baby Book Club on Thursday, October 12, at 1:30 p.m. Join us as we talk, read, sing, eat and learn! Every baby who attends the event will take home a book. If you're interested, please contact Community Schools Coordinator Daisy Pokhrel-Duran at 918-357-6561. Boevers will host a Baby Book Club at its school at 1:15 p.m. this Tuesday and every Tuesday in ... continue reading

  • Bus drivers needed

    10.08.17

    Originally posted October 9, 2017   Union Public Schools is currently looking for bus drivers. Paid training provided. Oklahoma driver’s license with... https://t.co/WIfgAzum0f pic.twitter.com/2G5bXYHcDX — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) October 6, 2017 continue reading

  • Bus drivers needed

    10.05.17

    Originally posted October 5, 2017   Union Public Schools is currently looking for bus drivers. Paid training provided. Oklahoma driver’s license with... https://t.co/WIfgAzum0f— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) October 5, 2017 continue reading

  • Global Gardens alumni reunion this Saturday

    10.05.17

    Originally posted October 6, 2017 In 2007 years ago, Heather Oakley founded Global Gardens at Eugene Field Elementary School as a way to engage students in low-income communities in hands-on science learning that would also change their dinner plates and paradigms about themselves and the world around them. Now Global Gardens serves more than 2,200 people across the Tulsa metro area through during school and after school programing, and community gardens. This Saturday, Oct. 7th, 3-5pm, alumni of ... continue reading

  • Coordinators Appreciation Week Sept. 25-29

    09.26.17

    Originally posted September 25, 2017 The Community School movement has grown across the country and internationally with more than 5,000 schools. Community School Coordinators are the people who push forward this movement and are the key to successful implementation. Without our community school coordinators, the bridge between the school and the community would not be nearly as strong. Community School Coordinators work diligently to create and manage the partnerships that allow students to learn and ... continue reading

  • Thank you to our Community Schools coordinators!

    09.26.17

    Originally posted September 26, 2017   Coordinators are the key to successful Comm Schools. Join us in celebrating coordinators this week #CoordinatorsRock https://t.co/twH9Jo8GYG — Boevers (@Boevers_Elem) September 25, 2017 continue reading

  • Education, Enrollment Centers closed for United Way benefit luncheon today

    09.26.17

    Originaly posted September 28, 2017 The Union Education Service Center and the Enrollment Center will be closed from 11:30 until 1 p.m. today while employees enjoy a luncheon and auction to benefit the Tulsa Area United Way. Photos of the some of the items up for silent auction below. continue reading

  • Union, TCC announce plans for Early College High School

    09.21.17

    Originally posted September 20, 2017 With a groundbreaking new program, scores of students may have a chance to earn both a high school diploma and an associate college degree by the time they graduate high school. Union Public Schools and Tulsa Community College announced their ambitious plan for a pilot program to offer students both degrees during a joint press conference today at the Center for Creativity in downtown Tulsa. The initiative, called Early College High School, is an expansion of ... continue reading

  • Union dives into STEM

    09.21.17

    Originally posted September 21, 2017   Union dives into #STEM #STEMexploratorium! #PoweredbyFlightNight https://t.co/PkEJdkyh9Z @TulsaSTEM @TulsaUnionSTEM @RedskinsScience pic.twitter.com/6H6oA0TjEx — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 21, 2017 continue reading

  • Union AFJROTC pledges to provide 3,000 hours of community service this year

    09.21.17

    Originally posted September 21, 2017 One of the most active student organizations at Union Public Schools, the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps inspires cadets to serve as leaders and represent the Union Way. Often, they cadets work quietly in the background but they pop up in assemblies for color guards, volunteer for community service events and they even do those pushups when the Union football team scores a touchdown. The AFJROTC is led by Ret. Lt. Col. Ronald McCool and SMSgt ... continue reading

  • New program to help students get a diploma & college degree

    09.20.17

    Originally posted September 20, 2017   New program would help @UnionSchools seniors graduate w/ associate degree from @tulsacc https://t.co/Ub7w76uMVz via @tulsaworld #oklaed pic.twitter.com/4PWpIUsMiP — OSSBA (@OSSBAoklahoma) September 20, 2017 continue reading

  • Chad Gargill ACT Prep Workshop set Sept. 28

    09.18.17

    Originally posted September 15, 2017   Chad Gargill ACT Prep Workshop 4:30-7:30pm Thursday, Sept. 28 @UnionHSTulsa Register in @cccunion Cost is $30 ($15 for free & reduced) pic.twitter.com/c1gG9y4rE5 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 15, 2017 continue reading

  • PTA clothing drives planned for this year

    09.18.17

    Originally posted September 18, 2017 PTA Council announces Clothing Closet drives for the year. continue reading

  • Parents play important part in student success

    09.15.17

    Originally posted September 15, 2017 Union hosted a live chat on Facebook with Emma Thadani and Jackie DuPont talking about parental engagement as kids head back to school. This podcast is brought to you thanks to a collaboration between The Frontier and Teach For America Greater Tulsa. continue reading

  • Clothes connecting with our community

    09.14.17

    Originally posted September 14, 2017 The Caring Center proudly serves Union Schools and families throughout the year by providing new and gently-used clothing. We are excited and eager to serve our community! See link on this page to downoad flyer/map. continue reading

  • Union Public Schools is raising money for the Tulsa Area United Way

    09.14.17

    The guy in the weird hair hat is Kurt Frentzel, assistant manager of accounting. He paid money to wear that "hair" for the United Way. Originally posted September 14, 2017 Union Public Schools is in the midst of its month-long campaign to raise money for the Tulsa Area United Way campaign. All of the schools as well as the Education Service Center and Enrollment Center are participating in a slew of activities designed to raise money and raise awareness for this cause. Schools may ... continue reading

  • Go Under the Sea; enroll now for fall break camp

    09.13.17

    Originally posted September 6, 2017 The Union Extended Day Program will host a fall break camp October 18-20 at Jefferson Elementary School, 8418 S. 107th E. Ave., for students currently enrolled at Union Public Schools pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. This year's theme is Fall Under the Sea. Class is limited to 150 students (20 for pre-kindergarten students). For enrollment information, click on the download link above. If enrollment reaches 150 students, camp enrollment will be ... continue reading

  • Celebrate Read a Book Day!

    09.06.17

    Originally posted September 6, 2017   Celebrate #ReadABookDay! Choose a book that's just right for you! https://t.co/MYI10cWtqY pic.twitter.com/Dh5XtczmJM— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 6, 2017 continue reading

  • Union Board members advocate for quality education

    09.06.17

    Originally posted September 6, 2017 The Union Public Schools Board of Education is responsible for establishing the policies under which the district operates. The board must act within the framework of state and federal laws and still be responsible to the needs of the Union community. The school board is made up of five members: Jeff Bennett, Lisa Ford, Heather McAdams, Stacey Roemerman and Ken Kinnear. See Union Boundary story.   continue reading

  • Get your health on!

    09.05.17

    Originally posted September 5, 2017   Get your health on at the Y at Union. Pictured here are the Hayes family, Evan, Eli, Ethan & mom Wendy. Learn more: https://t.co/o8N2vmi3d9 pic.twitter.com/xl0ySw8w12— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 5, 2017 continue reading

  • Add Peachjar to your safe senders in your email

    09.05.17

    Originally posted September 6, 2017 Beginning this school year, Union has moved away from printed flyers. We are now using Peachjar to send flyers to parents via email. If you are a Union parent, and are not receiving these emails, it's possible they are going to your junk mail folder. Please add Peachjar to your "safe senders" list in your email system. If you need to update your email address with Union, please visit the Parent Portal to make the change, or visit your child's ... continue reading

  • Reminder: School closed Monday for Labor Day

    09.01.17

    Originally posted August 31, 2017 Reminder: School and all offices will be closed Monday, September 4, for Labor Day. Have a great weekend! continue reading

  • Union using Peachjar to send out digital flyers

    08.30.17

    Originally posted August 28, 2017 Union Public Schools is now using a new electronic flyer communication tool called “Peachjar.” To view school-approved Digital flyers, simply click the Peachjar button on your school’s website homepage.  This “green” initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of dollars. On top of that, posting school flyers in this electronic backpack removes a significant administrative burden from ... continue reading

  • Union Bands invites you to Back-to-School Family Movie Night Friday at Tuttle Stadium

    08.24.17

    Originally posted August 23, 2017 Union band, parents, friends, community members, students. COME JOIN US for a fun movie night to kick off the start of school! Catch a terrific movie, hang out with friends, eat some good food and have fUn! Movie is Friday, August 25 at Union Tuttle Stadium. Concessions open at 7:30 p.m. Movie starts shortly after 9 p.m. continue reading

  • Enrollment under way for fall Community Education classes

    08.23.17

    Originally posted August 18, 2017 Enrollment is under way for fall classes offered by the Union Community Education program The Union Community Education program is designed to provide opportunities for students to become involved in our schools by participating in lifelong learning. Hobbies, arts and crafts, martial arts, fitness, dancing, or other interests - you will find it here in Community Education! Our staff of teachers and instructors strive to give you the best possible experience. ... continue reading

  • Reminder: It's a late start Friday

    08.23.17

    Originally posted August 25, 2017 All schools, except the Early Childhood Education Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---enabling teachers to meet about your child's instruction. Friday start time at Andersen, Boevers, Clark, Darnaby, McAuliffe, Peters and Rosa Parks is 8:15 a.m. At Cedar Ridge, Grove, Jarman, Jefferson, Moore, and Ochoa, it is 8:50 a.m. Sixth grade starts at 8:15 a.m. Seventh and Eighth grades start at 9:30. Ninth grade starts at 8:50 a.m. …and the High ... continue reading

  • Union: Believe

    08.22.17

    Originally posted August 17, 2017 Be sure to also watch our District Video! Union: Believe https://t.co/0msCJnMepS — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 17, 2017 continue reading

  • Welcome Back to School!

    08.21.17

    Originally posted August 21, 2017 Welcome back to school! School starts Tuesday, August 21. Check out our video: The Union Way: Excellence in All We Do. The Union Way: Excellence in All We Do https://t.co/HUxtIKuzJx https://t.co/V5hZ4MVPar — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 21, 2017 continue reading

  • Here's to an amazing first day!

    08.21.17

    Originally posted August 22, 2017   Here's to an amazing first day! #UVH18 pic.twitter.com/fG9jBGgRMw — Union Highsteppers (@UVHighsteppers) August 22, 2017 continue reading

  • Healthcare clinics at Rosa Parks, Clark

    08.20.17

    Originally posted August 20, 2017 Reminder: The OU Physicians Clinic is available to families for healthcare needs; clinics are located at Rosa Parks and Roy Clark Elementary Schools. Call 918-660-4400. continue reading

  • New to Union Public Schools? Welcome & learn how to enroll for school!

    08.16.17

    Originally posted August 9, 2017 Are you new to Union Public Schools? We want to welcome you! Union Public Schools offers a centralized enrollment center and staff that can answer your questions. Please visit our Enrollment page under the Schools tab to see about forms, iimmunizations and records you may need to have. Union also offers online registration. New to Union Schools? Register in 3 Easy Steps! Follow the links to begin the registration process.  1. ONLINE ENROLLMENT 2. ... continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher is Thursday, August 17

    08.16.17

    Originallly posted August 16, 2017 Remember: Meet the Teacher is 4-6 pm Thursday, August 17! The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • Back-to-school expo this Saturday

    08.11.17

    Originally posted August 11, 2017 Join the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance as it brings in the new year with STEM fun! While you’re at the Back-to-School Expo, you can also pick up free backpacks and school supplies, receive immunizations and rock a free haircut! Check out more information at the http://www.mix965tulsa.com website. The 3rd Annual Back to School Expo will be held from 9 a.m. until 2p.m.,  Saturday, August 12,  in the Exchange Center at Expo Square and is ... continue reading

  • Digital flyer deliver starts August 10

    08.10.17

    Originally posted July 31, 2017 Union Public Schools is getting ready to launch a new electronic flyer communication tool called “Peachjar.” To view school-approved Digital flyers, simply click the Peachjar button on your school’s website homepage.  This “green” initiative will save our schools tons of paper and reduce copy costs by thousands of dollars. On top of that, posting school flyers in this electronic backpack removes a significant administrative burden ... continue reading

  • Perform with Varsity Cheer! Clinic planned Aug. 15

    08.10.17

    Originally posted August 10, 2017 Attention Parents and students in grades 1st-7th! Varsity Cheer is offering a Future UVC Clinic from 6-8 p.m. August 15, in the High School Cheer Room. Students will learn a routine and perform during the Gridiron Classic on August 17 at about 6:30 p.m. The cost is $25. Download the form on this page. Visit the Cheer Facebook for additional information continue reading

  • Schedule pick-up at 8th Grade Center today

    08.09.17

    Originally posted August 9, 2017 Schedule pick-up for the 8th Grade Center will be 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. today, August 9. See all remaining dates below.  2017-2018 Schedule Pickup August 10 - Seniors – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 11 - Juniors - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 14 - Sophomores - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 15 – Freshmen 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.  August 9 – 8th Grade – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 9 – Alternative School ... continue reading

  • Eighth graders picking up schedules today, Aug. 9, until 6 p.m.

    08.08.17

    Originally posted August 9, 2017 Hundreds of families are dropping by the 8th Grade Center today to get schedules, school IDs, shirts and more. Schedule pick-up will continued until 6 p.m. The first day of school will be Tuesday, August 22.  Seniors get their chance Thursday; senior schedule pickup runs 11 a.m.until 6 p.m. Other Schedule Pick-ups will be: August 10 - Seniors – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 11 - Juniors - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 14 - Sophomores - 11 a.m. ... continue reading

  • Back-to-School Nights for Grades 6-12 set

    08.07.17

    Originally posted July 26, 2017 Back-to-School Nights for Union Public Schools in Grades 6-12 have been announced. The nights will provide an opportunity for parents and families to meet teachers, visit classrooms and learn about programs and offerings and the school sites. Back-to-school Nights will be: High School, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., September 5 9th Grade Center, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., September 11 - Date/time has changed! 8th Grade Center, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., August 31 7th Grade ... continue reading

  • Schedule pick-up starts at 6th/7th Grade, continues Tuesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    08.07.17

    Originally posted August 7, 2017 It seemed like fall today as the weather brought overcast skies and cool weather and the 6th/7th Grade Center brought students back onto its campus for schedule pick-ups. Students and their families picked up information for buses, classes, clubs, PTA and more.  The first day of school will be Tuesday, August 22. Today, also marked the first time students posed for pictures for new student IDs that all sixth and seventh grader students will be asked to ... continue reading

  • Elementary Curriculum/Back to School Nights have been announced

    08.01.17

    Originally posted August 1, 2017 Elementary Curriculum/Back to School Nights 2017-18 Early Childhood  September 12   6 – 7 p.m. Andersen September 12         6:30 – 8:30 p.m.                                                           Boevers September 14  ... continue reading

  • Ticket information for football!

    07.31.17

    Originally posted July 24, 2017 The 2017 Union Redskins have been working hard in the off-season to make another run at the Gold Ball.  We hope you will join their efforts by renewing your season tickets and supporting the Redskins throughout this journey. TO RENEW YOUR SEASON TICKETS:  Stop by the UMAC Ticket Office during the dates/times below.  Tickets are $50 and can be paid by check or cash only, we are unable to accept credit cards.  Tickets must be ... continue reading

  • Ticket information for football!

    07.25.17

    Originally posted July 25, 2017 Ticket information for football: https://t.co/W1rp2FIlr5 @Union_Athletics @UnionFootball @UnionHSTulsa @9GCUnion @UHSstudents_ @UHypeCrew pic.twitter.com/VyIbATSah7 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) July 24, 2017 continue reading

  • We invite you to become a member of The Redzone

    07.25.17

    Originaly posted July 25, 2017 We would like to invite you to join or renew your membership for the RedZone for the 2017 Union Redskins football season.  Your continued sponsorship will help us on our journey to back-to-back State Championships! The membership includes special benefits during each home game and Union playoff games held at Union Tuttle Stadium.  Your membership offers a catered dinner for your party in the RedZone Suite overlooking the south end zone.  You will ... continue reading

  • Join the Reading Tree Challenge!

    07.25.17

    Originally posted July 25, 2017 Join the Reading Tree Challenge! @GatherTulsa is challenging Tulsa-area children to read 2 million books before the park's opening in late spring/summer 2018.  continue reading

  • Volunteers needed for 6th/7th Grade schedule pickup

    07.25.17

    Originally posted July 25, 2017 Can you believe it’s already time to pick up schedules?! We need volunteers for several different jobs these days including: welcoming families, handing out schedules and supply lists, collecting important papers, guiding new families around the building and working information booths. You may sign up for one or both days. Volunteers are only accepted that can stay the whole day. We would love to see you here! High School Volunteers http://www. ... continue reading

  • 2017-2018 Schedule pickup

    07.24.17

    Originally posted May 24, 2017 2017-2018 Schedule Pickup August 10 - Seniors – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 11 - Juniors - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 14 - Sophomores - 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 15 – Freshmen 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.  August 9 – 8th Grade – 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. August 8 – Alternative School Seniors – 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.  August 9 – Alternative School Juniors – 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. ... continue reading

  • Back to School Information

    07.13.17

    Originally posted May 17, 2017 Summer Hours Starting June 5 and ending July 28, the Education Service Center will be open for business from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday - except during the week of July 4. During that week, the office will be open regular hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and it will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Employees will be working 10-hours during this time with the exception of some Support Service personnel. Please call before you visit a school ... continue reading

  • Union to provide FREE summer meals

    06.14.17

    Originally posted May 25, 2017 Once again, Union Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Text FOOD to 877877: And you will receive information/locations/date/times for the food program after it sends you a prompt to enter your address or zip ... continue reading

  • Summer school under way at Jefferson

    06.07.17

    Originally posted June 7, 2017 Summer school for third grade readers and a Native American enrichment program are under way at Jefferson Elementary School this month. Students from across the district are attending. Third graders ae brushing up on reading skills while students in the Native American are learning about Native American cultures, which does include some reading and writing, and even some geography. Native American students will visit the Gilcrease Museum on Thursday and will ... continue reading

  • Elementary summer school runs June 5-29

    06.05.17

    Originally posted May 30, 2017 Union Summer school will take place at Jefferson Elementary School, 8418 S. 107 E. Ave, June 5-29, Mondays through Thursdays. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Summer school hours are  8:45 am – 1:15 p.m. The Union Extended Day Program will host a summer camp at Grove Elementary School, 10202 E. 62nd St., for students currently enrolled at Union Public Schools pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. This year's theme is Time Travel. Camp starts ... continue reading

  • Library news

    06.05.17

    Originally posted June 5, 2017   Library customers can now checkout 6 items per month from our online vendor Hoopla. Books, movies, music and more! https://t.co/iPYsPjPVsM pic.twitter.com/f0zXNpV5HU — Tulsa Library (@tulsalibrary) June 5, 2017 continue reading

  • Swim camp information

    05.31.17

    Originally posted May 31, 2017   For those Interested in swim camp for children ages 4 and older: pic.twitter.com/gq3aIVsw5d — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) May 26, 2017 continue reading

  • Service Center closed for lunch Thursday, June 1

    05.31.17

    Originally posted May 31, 2017 The Education Service Center and Enrollment Center will be closed from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday, June 1, to allow for an end-of-year Support Employee Celebration.  Union Public Schools will name its 2017 Support Employee of the Year during an end-of-year celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the 6th/7th Grade Cafeteria. The Service Center will be closed during this time to allow all employees to attend the special luncheon, which ... continue reading

  • Union offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day

    05.26.17

    Originally posted May 26, 2017 Reminder: The Education Service Center and all Union offices wll be closed Monday, May 29, for Memorial Day. Have a safe and happy weekend!   continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher Thursday, August 17

    05.24.17

    Originally posted May 24, 2017 The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • Last day of school! Have a great summer

    05.24.17

    Originally posted May 24, 2017 Enjoy the last day of school May 24! Have a great summer! pic.twitter.com/8dRPexGN9T — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 23, 2017 continue reading

  • 6th/7th Grade PTA Chapter named Union PTA Unit of the Year

    05.23.17

    Originally posted May 16, 2017 Congratulations to the Union 6th/7th Grade Center PTA which has been named the Union PTA Unit of the Year. Pictured, left to right, are Joey Kanter, Reflections chairwoman; Kim Brown, secretary; Principal Tamra Bird, Shea Ludwig, vice president; Stacey Roemerman, president (and president of the Board of the Educaton,); Principal Scott Pennington, Rebecca Robison, book fair chairwoman; and Traci Monroe, treasurer; and in front sixth grader Katie Andrews. Roemerman ... continue reading

  • Moore student helps kick off Reading Tree Challenge to read 2 million books

    05.23.17

    Originally posted May 22, 2017 Moore fourth grader Ariana Reagor joined Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum to help kick off the Reading Tree Challenge today at the Tulsa City/County Central Library. Reagor, who talked about the importance of reading, is the student ambassador for the program. She is the daughter of Joey and Loretta Reagor. The Gathering Place, Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) and area school districts, including Union, have partnered to encourage reading all year long. The largest and ... continue reading

  • Board Report - May 8

    05.16.17

    Originally posted May 16, 2017 See past Board reports/minutes Chasity Gray named Director of Professional Learning Chasity Gray was named Director of Professional Learning for the Teaching and Learning Department. She has been serving as principal for Peters Elementary School. “Chasity Gray will coordinate Title I instructional coaches and support professional learning opportunities for teachers. She brings a wealth of curriculum knowledge as well as leadership experience to her new ... continue reading

  • Special Olympians receive great send-off

    05.16.17

    Originally posted May 16, 2017 Once again, the entire school body at Darnaby Elementary School helped send off a handful of students today as they get ready to embark on the 48th annual Oklahoma Special Olympics this week in Stillwater. Students from the High School Drum Corps and Pom squad also came out to show support. Union would like to wish these and all of our Union Special Olympians across the district good luck at the Games this week. Younger grades lined the hallways as the ... continue reading

  • 'Seniors, Make the World a Better Place,' requests Superintendent

    05.11.17

    See more Commencement Photos: Gallery One / Gallery Two / Gallery III / Gallery IV / See Commencement Video here. Originally posted May 11, 2017 The following is the message from  Superintendent  Dr. Kirt Hartzler to the Class of 2017 during Commencement May 10, 2017. It is a pleasure to bring greetings to you, Class of 2017.  Welcome also to all the friends and family members who have come tonight to witness your walk across the stage to become Union High ... continue reading

  • Commencement Photos - III

    05.11.17

    Originally posted May 11, 2017 See more Commencement Photos: Gallery One / Gallery Two / Gallery III / Gallery IV / See Commencement Video here. Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzller: "You all have teachers you will remember for a lifetime. You will tell stories of their influence, you will remember their quirks and funny stories, and you will be a better person because of the faith they had in you." See full speech.   Congrats @Union2017 @UHSstudents_ ... continue reading

  • Which way to the Enrollment Center?

    05.10.17

    Originally posted May 11, 2017 Family stopping by the Service Center to enroll their little ones. Science Curriculum Coordinator Andrea Gaines gave directions to the Enrollment Center.  #photoop #donotgettoooclose continue reading

  • Enroll for summer camp

    05.09.17

    Originally posted May 9, 2017 EDP Summer Camp is available to all Union elementary students. The camp will be at Grove Elementary School  June 5 through August 4 and will include trips to the Tulsa Zoo, the Tulsa Airport, BounceU, Gilcrease Museum,  Muskogee Water Park and more, said Lorrie Field, Extended Day Program manager for Union Public Schools.  Pre-K students will have activities provided at Grove. The deadline for payment for the first week of camp has been extended to this ... continue reading

  • Reminder: Enrollment for TCC classes open until May 24

    05.05.17

    Originally posted May 5, 2017 Enrollment for Fall 2017 Tulsa Community College classes offered at Union is still open, but the window is closing soon. Many classes are filling quickly, so don’t delay the enrollment process. The deadline to enroll is Wednesday, May 24, the last day of school.  Current sophomores and juniors with qualifying test scores are eligible to enroll.  Interested students should see their counselor immediately.  Counselors can also answer any specific ... continue reading

  • Reminder: Enrollment for TCC classes open until May 24

    05.02.17

    Originally posted May 2, 2017 Enrollment for Fall 2017 Tulsa Community College classes offered at Union is still open, but the window is closing soon. Many classes are filling quickly, so don’t delay the enrollment process. The deadline to enroll is Wednesday, May 24, the last day of school.  Current sophomores and juniors with qualifying test scores are eligible to enroll.  Interested students should see their counselor immediately.  Counselors can also answer any specific ... continue reading

  • Union ranked among best High Schools in the state

    05.01.17

    Originally posted April 25, 2017 Union High School is among 41 Oklahoma high schools to make it into the second and third tiers of U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of the country’s best high schools. Tulsa World story US. News & World Report says: Union High School is ranked 17th within Oklahoma. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Union High School is 26 percent. The student body ... continue reading

  • Are your kids flipping over summer time?

    04.27.17

    Originaly posted April 28, 2017 Are your kids flipping over summer time? Then put them in Tumblin Tigers this summer at Grove Elementary! Download the catalog continue reading

  • Adult Learning Center graduation set May 17

    04.26.17

    Originally posted April 26, 2017 The 2017 Union Adult Learning Center HSE/GED Graduation will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road, Tulsa. See download link for the Commencement program. continue reading

  • Visual arts exhibition open April 25-May 1 at the UMAC

    04.25.17

    Originally posted April 25, 2017 One of the highlights of the annual YouthArts! Festival is the Visual Arts Exhibition, which showcases painting, drawings, ceramics and sculptures in the UMAC, 6836 S. Mingo Rd., The exhibit opens today and runs April 25 through May 1, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The photo gallery shows just some of the many pieces of art from paintings to ceramics to drawnings to sculptures. continue reading

  • Message from the Superintendent: Oklahoma is in a budget crisis

    04.20.17

    Originally posted April 19, 2017 Colleagues, As most of you know, Oklahoma continues to be in a budget crisis.  I want to provide you with a brief update as to how this is impacting Union Public Schools. We have now experienced four budget cuts this fiscal year totaling $2,279,423.  We also expect two additional cuts in our state aid payments for May and June.  Despite these cuts, we will be able to meet our current fiscal obligations through June 30, 2017, meaning that all ... continue reading

  • Tippi Toes is back!

    04.16.17

    Originally posted April 16, 2017   Tippi Toes is back again this summer! If you have a dancer in your house get them enrolled now!!... https://t.co/pvKnbx905Z — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 13, 2017 continue reading

  • Union TOPs presents 'Our Town' April 17-22

    04.14.17

    Originally posted April 14, 2017 The Union Theatre of Professionals proudly presents "Our Town" by Thornton Wilde at 7 p.m., April 17-22 at the Union 9th Grade Center. Tickets are $5 at the door. Directed by drama instructor Sarah Prahdan, the play, which famously uses spare set designs, tells the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners between 1901 and 1913 through the everyday lives of its citizens. The Union Theatre of Professionals features students from 9th ... continue reading

  • School closed tomorrow, Friday, April 14

    04.13.17

    Originally posted April 13, 2017 Reminder: There is no school this Friday, April 14, which has been set aside for parent/teacher conferences. continue reading

  • Ellen Ochoa Elementary to feature new health clinic

    04.11.17

    Originally posted April 11, 2017 Union Public Schools is doing more than educating students; Monday night, the school announced that a health care clinic will be at its newest elementary school. The partnership is the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma - the school will also include a new Community Health Connection clinic. Ellen Ochoa Elementary will open its doors this fall thanks to voters who approved the district's bond issues, but it won't just be a new school, the ... continue reading

  • National Assistant Principals Week!

    04.11.17

    Originally posted April 11, 2017 It’s National Assistant Principals Week! Let your favorite Assiistant Principal know how much you appreciate them this week! National Assistant Principals Week is now in full swing. Schools, including administrators, teachers, and students, around the country are holding events and finding other ways to specially honor their assistant principals and recognize the good work that they do every day.  Use #APWeek17 on Twitter or use our ... continue reading

  • 38th annual YouthArts! Festival to feature Union creativity at its best

    04.11.17

    Originally posted April 11, 2017 Union's Fine Arts Department proudly presents YouthArts!, an annual fine arts festival showcasing the creative works and talents of elementary and secondary students. YouthArts! is one of the longest running festivals of its type in the state of Oklahoma, celebrating its 38th anniversary in the spring of 2017. It was founded by Ed Tackett, now retired director of Fine Arts, and has grown immensely over the years. The 2017 Festival will run from April 10-May ... continue reading

  • Exemplifying The Union Way: Our Native American Education Program

    04.10.17

    Originally posted April 10, 2017   Exemplifying The Union Way: Our Native American Education Program #ProudofU #allin #theunionway https://t.co/2ZYhVgtLIP — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 10, 2017 continue reading

  • School closed Friday, April 14

    04.10.17

    Originally posted April 10, 2017 Reminder: There is no school this Friday, April 14, which has been set aside for parent/teacher conferences.  continue reading

  • Submit an event to our calendar

    04.08.17

    Originally posted April 8, 2017   Want to share something on the Union calendar? Tell ushttps://t.co/19vi5kzgYe https://t.co/0twDeVdRQS — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 5, 2017 continue reading

  • Community Education classes for the summer!

    04.08.17

    Originally posted April 8, 2017 Looking for fun activities for your child to do this summer? Community Education has the answer with art, dance, Lego, Karate and tumbling classes. Starting June 5 and ending August 2, your child will have a fun filled summer. continue reading

  • Fund raiser for Union Special Olympics April 21

    04.07.17

    Originally posted April 7, 2017   Special Olympics fundraiser April 21 https://t.co/lKHW6IZAY2 Gift cards! Door prizes! More! @UHSstudents_ @union8center @Union_Athletics RT! pic.twitter.com/OkVE95P477 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 6, 2017 continue reading

  • 2nd annual STEM Expo set April 25 at the UMAC

    04.06.17

    Originally posted April 6, 2017 Union Public Schools will host the 2nd Annual STEM Expo to feature the great work going on in kindergarten through 12th grade classrooms across the district. The event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in the UMAC. "We are hosting this event in conjunction with YouthArts' week-long visual arts exhibit, also in the UMAC," said Emily Lim, district STEM coordinator. Come out and see interactive robots, hear poster presentations and see ... continue reading

  • Summer Camps & Activities Fair attracts families

    04.04.17

    Originally posted April 3, 2017 The Summer Camps & Activities Fair attracted lots of families over the weekend. Kids enjoyed a variety of fun things to do while parents checked out summer camps and other options when students are out of school.    continue reading

  • Darnaby featured on Channel 6 News as part of New York Times' look into Union as a 'model school'

    04.04.17

    Originally posted April 4, 2017   3rd graders at Darnaby are highlighted on the News on 6 as a result of a NY Times article featuring @UnionSchools! https://t.co/Umr1HI47qa — Darnaby Elementary (@DarnabyElem) April 4, 2017 continue reading

  • Time travel with Union Summer Camp; enroll now at Service Center

    04.02.17

    Originally posted March 20, 2017 The Union Extended Day Program will host a summer camp at Grove Elementary School, 10202 E. 62nd St., for students currently enrolled at Union Public Schools pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. This year's theme is Time Travel. Camp starts June 5 and runs through August 4. Class is limited to 150 students (20 for pre-kindergarten students). For enrollment information, click on the download link above. If enrollment reaches 150 students, camp enrollment ... continue reading

  • Summer STEM opportunity

    03.28.17

    Originally posted March 28, 2017   Students interested in STEM, check out this great summer opportunity! Deadline is April 3rd to apply. https://t.co/SXJX5t6GZF — College and Careers (@cccunion) March 28, 2017 continue reading

  • Board Report - March 20

    03.24.17

    Originally posted March 24, 2017 See past Board reports/minutes New school named Ellen Ochoa Elementary after first Hispanic female astronaut The Board of Education approved the name of Union’s newest school as Ellen Ochoa Elementary in honor of the first Hispanic female astronaut and the current director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.  The new school is located at 12000 E. 31st Street. The naming committee, which includes staff, students and parents, made the ... continue reading

  • Summer Camp & Activities Fair set April 1

    03.22.17

    Originally posted March 9, 2017 If you're struggling with what your child is going to do this summer . . . Check out our SUMMER CAMPS AND ACTIVITIES FAIR that will take place on Saturday, April 1. This is a great way for Tulsa-area families to learn about local and regional summer camps, programs, and activities available for your children! 60-plus exhibitors will be in attendance. For sponsorship and exhibitor information, please contact CommunitySchools@unionps.org.   continue reading

  • STEM camp options this summer

    03.21.17

    Originally posted March 21, 2017   Check out these STEM Academy camps available this summer.. #TRSA #CommunitySchools https://t.co/toFWAlwFKB — Boevers (@Boevers_Elem) March 20, 2017 continue reading

  • Parent forum on state budget crisis set March 30

    03.21.17

    Originally posted MMarch 21, 2017 Dear Darnaby Parents, Staff and Community Members, We would like to invite you to attend a parent forum on Thursday, March 30th, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Darnaby Elementary. With Oklahoma’s 2017 legislative session underway, the continuing budget crisis is still the biggest issue facing our state. Unless lawmakers find ways to improve revenues, Oklahoma is running out of options to deal with budget problems that have plagued the state for years. Gene Perry ... continue reading

  • Lisa Ford sworn in as new Board of Education member

    03.21.17

    Originally posted March 21, 2017 Congratulations to new board member Lisa Ford who was sworn in at Monday evening's meeting by Board President Heather McAdams. A few minutes later, Stacey Roemerman was voted in as the board's new President. Also in new positions are Jeff Bennett, Board Vice President; Ken Kinnear, Board Clerk; and Heather McAdams, Deputy Board Clerk. Congrats to all! continue reading

  • Native American students recognized at Board meeting

    03.21.17

    Originally posted March 21, 2017 We are so proud of our Native American students. They recently won the Native American Challenge Bowl -- which is hosted by the Creek tribe -- and were recognized at Monday's Board of Education meeting. The children represent a variety of tribes, including the Chickasaw, Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw, Wyandotte and Osage, as well as others. Kudos to these amazing Union students!! See previous story. continue reading

  • Fun new colors blooming at U-Wear

    03.21.17

    Originally posted March 22, 2017   Fun new colors are blooming at the U-Wear Store! pic.twitter.com/0HRzxnZP9Q — U-Wear Spirit Store (@U_WearStore) March 21, 2017 continue reading

  • Construction images for new elementary school

    03.18.17

    Originally posted March 13, 2017 Construction is well under way to complete the new elementary school on 31st Street between Garnett Road and 129th East Avenue. The school, which will get a new name this spring, is expected to open for students this fall. Lee Snodgrass, executive director of Special Projects, shared these images he snapped throughout the month of February. continue reading

  • STEM Youtube Channel available

    03.15.17

    Originally posted March 15, 2017   Subscribe to our YouTube channel to see full STEM Cafes, interviews with STEM professionals, and more! https://t.co/W0UPMK7scZ — Tulsa Regional STEM (@TulsaSTEM) March 7, 2017 continue reading

  • Scholarships are everywhere

    03.13.17

    Originally posted March 14, 2017   Bigfoot? Elusive. But scholarships are everywhere. Find one now using this search tool: https://t.co/JVRoDvyOmB pic.twitter.com/EyWALRFLf0 — Federal Student Aid (@FAFSA) March 6, 2017 continue reading

  • All Sports Physicals set May 8

    03.10.17

    Originally posted March 10, 2017 Union Athletics will host its annual All Sport Pre-Participation Physical Night from 6 to 8:45 p.m. Monday, May 8, in the UMAC arena. Cost is $20, less than what most doctors charge. Exams will be conducted by physicians from Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center. Proceeds will benefit the Union Athletic Training Center. Please make checks payable to Union Public Schools. All student athletes who have their physical through Union Athletics on May 8 will receive a ... continue reading

  • Fifth grade parents tour Union 6th Grade Center

    03.10.17

    Originally posted March 10, 2017 The Union 6th Grade Center hosted two tours today for fifth grade parents to help allay any fears parents might have for their children as they enter the sixth grade next year, from finding the right bus to making friends. Seventh Grade Principal Tamra Bird, who will lead sixth graders next year, led the tour.  As part of Union’s mission to ensure all students are 100 percent college and/or career ready, the district has amped up its efforts to provide ... continue reading

  • Spring Break March 13-17 - No School!

    03.10.17

    Originally posted March 10, 2017 Spring Break for Union Public Schools is next week—Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17. The Union Education Service Center and the district’s enrollment center will be open next week except for Friday, March 17, when all offices will be closed. We wish our students and families a nice, fun-filled break and look forward to seeing you back in school Monday, March 20! Reminder: We SPRING FORWARD on Sunday, March 12,  and change our clocks ahead ... continue reading

  • Save the date: Summer Camps & Activities Fair April 1

    03.06.17

    Originally posted January 20, 2017 Union Public Schools will host a Summer Camps & Activities Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at the UMAC. Vendors and community organizations who wish to participate may reserve a table; contact Community Schools Coordinator Kulsum Siddiqui (918-357-4332). The event is sponsored by Microsft, Saint Francis Health Zone, Tulsa Kids Magazine and Union Public Schools. continue reading

  • Hey Union Nation... IT'S STATE WEEK

    03.06.17

    Originally posted March 6, 2017   Hey Union Nation... IT'S STATE WEEK! #RUReady #UnionHoops pic.twitter.com/ungggDj8NS — Union Basketball (@Union_Hoops) March 6, 2017 No. 1 Union boys open against PCW as state tournament pairings announced via @okprepsextra https://t.co/qzHxLy0l20 — Union Basketball (@Union_Hoops) March 6, 2017 Class 6A State Tournament Bracket. All games are at ORU. #PrepHoops pic.twitter.com/lpveHHK3n9 — Prep Hoops Oklahoma (@PrepHoopsOK) ... continue reading

  • Registration deadline is March 7 for Spring Break Camp

    03.06.17

    Originally posted March 6, 2017 Information about registration for Spring break Camp: https://t.co/9ZE4Jwtsig Registration deadline is March 7 for Spring Break Camp! https://t.co/9ZE4Jwtsig pic.twitter.com/jW6LvQUqyB — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) March 6, 2017 continue reading

  • 30% off all items with a ZIPPER at UWear this week

    03.06.17

    Originally posted March 6, 2017   This week in the @U_WearStore - 30% Off all items with a ZIPPER pic.twitter.com/zK6xFGGV5z — U-Wear Spirit Store (@U_WearStore) March 6, 2017 continue reading

  • Union Communications keeps pace with changing technological times

    03.03.17

    Originally posted March 3, 2017 Union Communications: Responsive, Flexible Since forming in 1919 with just four students in its first graduating class, Union Public Schools has shown itself to be responsive with the changing technological times. That aspect couldn’t be more evident than in its communications department. “Communication styles, parents, the scope of the district have all changed a lot over the decades,” says Chris Payne, associate chief communications officer, ... continue reading

  • Interested in volunteering?

    03.02.17

    Originally posted March 2, 2017   Interested in #volunteering but short on time? It only takes 30 minutes a week to mentor a #Tulsa student. https://t.co/89drcfl9va — Tulsa Regional STEM (@TulsaSTEM) February 28, 2017 continue reading

  • Union is #allin for reading!

    03.02.17

    Originally posted March 2,, 2017   Union is #allin for reading! https://t.co/bBdX6v9ziq — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) March 1, 2017 continue reading

  • Hats off to the best High School in the Nation

    03.01.17

    Originally posted March 1, 2017   What in the best high school in the nation pic.twitter.com/I1aWGWcrRk— Braden White (@bradenwhite03) February 28, 2017 continue reading

  • High School students help celebrate Read Across America

    03.01.17

    Originally posted March 1, 2017 NEA's Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss's birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! In the pictures, High School students are helping to celebrate reading with elementary students. The High School students visited Clark and Briarglen Tuesday and planned to visit Grove ... continue reading

  • What inspires you?

    03.01.17

    Originally posted March 1, 2017 What Inspires You? STEAM at work thanks to the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance. A huge thank you to Tulsa STEM Alliance for making this program possible!!! The kids absolutely love this program!! And it wouldn't be possible without you, the Tulsa Zoo, Tulsa Glass Blowing and members of the Tulsa Symphony - art teacher Ashley Lewis   continue reading

  • American Indian Festival of Words this Saturday

    02.28.17

    Originally posted February 28, 2017   The 2017 American Indian Festival of Words will be this Saturday, Mar. 4 from 10:30am-2:30pm at @hrtulsalibrary: https://t.co/UFNaDvulrb pic.twitter.com/iJQUMzj30p — Tulsa Library (@tulsalibrary) February 26, 2017 continue reading

  • Union leads the FAFSA competition

    02.28.17

    Originally posted February 28, 2017 Union High School continues to lead the competition on finishing college aid applications. Union seniors have filled out 432 of the FAFSA application this year. The other large suburban schools are close - Broken Arrow is second with 424 completed, followed by Jenks with 314 and Owasso with 266. See Channel 6 story http://www.newson6.com/story/34600780/union-high-school-tops-list-with-completed-fafsa-applications continue reading

  • Communicator OnLine posted

    02.28.17

    Originally posted March 1, 2017   The Communicator OnLine - Union Public Schools https://t.co/Y6C12FyKzq — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) February 28, 2017 continue reading

  • Polar Bear Trot One-Mile Fun Run Feb. 25 to benefit Team Union Special Olympics

    02.24.17

    Originally posted February 7, 2017 Come to the Polar Bear Trot One-Mile Fun Run supporting Team Union Special Olympics at 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, February 25 at the Union High School Track, 6636 S. Mingo Road. There is a $5 minimum donation in order to participate. Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 participants in each category.   continue reading

  • Jarman's Denise Thomas wins Hideaway Teacher Apizziation Award

    02.24.17

    Originally posted February 24, 2017 Jarman teacher Denise Thomas was honored today with the Hideaway Teacher Apizziation Award, beating out literally hundreds of other area teaches, to receive a $600 gift card or basically free Hideaway pizza for the rest of the year. She also received a shirt, hat and a snazzy cardboard pizza box with a thank you. And Thomas loved it! Thomas was nominated by retired Principal Patti Pitcock, who took the time to get up early today, to recognize Thomas who has ... continue reading

  • Dr. Hartzler: Teachers are greatest institution for social change

    02.23.17

    Originally posted February 23, 2016 Following is the speech by Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler, at the annual Teacher of the Year reception. He made the comments at the reception in which Susan Henderson was named our 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. All of the Site Teachers of the Year were also recognized. Good Afternoon - It is truly an honor to be here today to recognize our teachers of the year for 2016-17 and to celebrate the importance of what it means to be an educator.  Teaching is ... continue reading

  • Sponsors help make Teacher of the Year a rousing pep rally

    02.22.17

    Originallly posted February 23, 2017 Union Public Schools would like to say thank you to all our sponsors at the annual Teacher of the Year reception Wednesday, February 23.  For a list of all the sponsors,, see the download link on this page. Teachers enjoyed the pep rally and reception in their honor as they gathered in the High School commons to share refreshments and memories with friends, families and co-workers. There was even a cartwheel! Susan Henderson, digital literacy specialist, ... continue reading

  • Annual Teacher of the Year honors today at 4:30 p.m.

    02.21.17

    The 2016-2017 Site Teachers of the Year are: (pictured left to right) Ashley Hairston, Shona Scott, Tammy Hallum, Susan Henderson, Alison Lamb, Becky Chapman, Renee Williams, Jamie Treseder, Shona Scott, Allison Newburn, Trent Spencer, Holly Parker, Tiffany Robles,  Julie Shadle, Linda English, Crystal Soltow, Wanda Gatlin, Alicia Abbott, Heidi Launius, and Janet Teel. Originally posted February 22, 2017 Come out and show your support! The District Teacher of the Year will be announced ... continue reading

  • Spanish for Educators class offered

    02.20.17

    Originally posted February 13, 2017 If you’re a teacher, counselor, administrator or Union employee with little or no Spanish language skills – and you must communicate with Spanish-speaking students and parents – this course is for you. The class will give you enough conversational Spanish to help you discuss classroom issues, health concerns, career guidance, college assistance, extracurricular activities, and more. Spanish for Educators is perfect for educators from preschool ... continue reading

  • PTA Council thanks bus drivers for their service

    02.16.17

    Originally posted February 16, 2017 Bus drivers and employees of the transportation department for Union Public Schools enjoyed breakfast in the Redskin Room today thanks to the Union PTA Council. Vanesa Dunn, who chairs the bus driver's appreciation breakfast for the PTA, thanked the bus drivers for their service and for making sure that kids get to and and from school safely. Long-time employees were honored and door prizes were handed out this morning. Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler ... continue reading

  • Board Report - February 13

    02.16.17

    Originally posted February 15, 2017 Thank you voters! A "hearty" THANK YOU to Union parents and supporters for SUCCESSFULLY PASSING the district's latest bond issue. Just over 80 percent voted YES for the $26-million bond that will enable the district to complete Phase II of construction on the new elementary school. It will also provide tools for the district's world-class STEM initiatives, as well as help with building renovations, roof repair, and new classroom construction for ... continue reading

  • Voters pass Union Schools bond election; Lisa Ford elected to Board of Education Zone 2 seat

    02.15.17

    Originally posted February 16, 2017 Union Public Schools led with a $26 million bond package, which was approved by about 80 percent of voters. A “supermajority” of at least 60 percent of voters is required by state law for approval of school bonds. The largest portion − $11 million − of Union’s package will fund the next phase of construction at the district’s new elementary school, which will be located at 12000 E. 31st St. and will be the district’s ... continue reading

  • Thank you, bus drivers!

    02.15.17

    Originally posted February 16, 2017 Bus drivers will be treated to a breakfast by the Union PTA Council this morning at the UMAC in appreciation for their work to keep kids safe and on time to school and home. Thank you from to all of our bus drivers! We appreciate all you do to keep kids safe and on time! pic.twitter.com/IJ86yf5sDJ — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) February 16, 2017 continue reading

  • Vote today!

    02.14.17

    Originally posted February 14, 2017   Union Patrons, don't forget to vote today! — College and Careers (@cccunion) February 14, 2017 continue reading

  • Remember to vote TODAY; polls open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.

    02.14.17

    Originally posted February 14, 2017 Remember to vote today, Tuesday, February 14. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Passage WILL NOT increase taxes above traditional levels! See list of polling places here. If your precinct number or polling place has changed, the Election Board should have sent you notification and a new voter registration card. State law requires voters to show either their voter registration card or a current, unexpired photo ID issued by the US government, the ... continue reading

  • Did you vote? Polls open until 7 p.m. today

    02.14.17

    Originally posted February 14, 2017 Remember to vote today, Tuesday, February 14. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Passage WILL NOT increase taxes above traditional levels! See list of polling places here. If your precinct number or polling place has changed, the Election Board should have sent you notification and a new voter registration card. State law requires voters to show either their voter registration card or a current, unexpired photo ID issued by the US government, the ... continue reading

  • Native American Family Night set Feb. 21

    02.14.17

    Originally posted February 15, 2017 Native American families are invited to join us for our Native American Parent Committee meetings on Tuesday, February 21.  Parent committee meetings will begin promptly at 6 p.m. in the 6th/7th Grade Center Cafeteria, followed by distribution of school supplies to all eligible Native American students.  Pizza will be served.  Please RSVP to 918-357-6153!  Due to changes in funding requirements at the local and federal level, verification of your ... continue reading

  • African-American Heritage History Bowl Feb. 23

    02.13.17

    Originally posted February 13, 2017   The 2017 African-American Heritage History Bowl will be at @cetulsalibrary in the Greadington Center on Feb. 23: https://t.co/QwL9rZK1pl pic.twitter.com/3kqstJJ8XY — Tulsa Library (@tulsalibrary) February 13, 2017 continue reading

  • Remember to vote February 14

    02.13.17

    Originally posted February 13, 2017   Beth Grounds’ multiage class at @MarshallTMoore encourages everyone to vote tomorrow! Polls open at 7am. See https://t.co/AZq4ze0wMv pic.twitter.com/MTBkY5xhyW— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) February 13, 2017 continue reading

  • Public invited to meeting for students with disabilities March 30

    02.13.17

    Originally posted February 14, 2017 The public is invited to a Community Resource Night - Keys to a Successful Transitition for Students with Disabilities After High School - from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at Gatesway Foundation Inc., 1217 E. College St., Broken Arrow. The public will: Learn about resources available for students with disabilities after high school graduation. Meet with representatives from community agencies and post-secondary educational institutions. Discuss the ... continue reading

  • New pocket folders for Union on the way

    02.10.17

    Originally posted February 10, 2017 Time to print new Union pocket folders! Thanks to Western Printing for inviting us over to check out the new design. Beautiful!! - Chris Payne, Associate Chief Communications Officer. Union Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler, Associate Chief Communications Officer Chris Payne and graphic designer Bre Willard tours Western Printing. Mark Yearout, sales representative who has worked with Union for years, led the tour. continue reading

  • Thank you to our partners who support Community Schools

    02.09.17

    Originally posted February 9, 2017 Here are some pictures from our tour on February 7 thanking some of our community partners that participated in Community Partner Night for our first semester. Pictured from Community Schools: Angela Jackson, Mike Witham, Chelsea Reynolds. Agencies: KinderCare, Texas Roadhouse, Tulsa Oilers, Oklahoma Staffing Specialists, Wireless World. - Angela Jackson, MA LPC, Community School Coordinator, Union 6th & 7th Grade Center continue reading

  • A drone's eye view; vote Tuesday, Feb. 14

    02.09.17

    Originally posted February 9, 2017 Drone footage from the construction site of Union Public Schools' new elementary school this winter shows great progress in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  Union is asking patrons to consider approval of a $26-million school bond issue when they go to the polls on Tuesday, February 14.  The bond proposal sets aside $11 million for Phase II of the school’s construction, which is located near the corner of 31st and Garnett, to essentially complete the first ... continue reading

  • Union 3rd, 4th graders tp perform with TSO Feb. 24

    02.08.17

    Originally posted February 8, 2017 Union 3rd, 4th graders to perform with Tulsa Symphony Orchestra at High School Feb. 24 All Union Public Schools third and fourth grade students have the opportunity to make sweet music with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra (TSO) on Friday, February 24, at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road. As part of the Link Up program, students will watch TSO from their seats and perform during two concerts at 10 a.m. and 11:35 a.m., Director of Fine Arts ... continue reading

  • Darnaby gives a thumbs up for papaya coleslaw

    02.08.17

    Originally posted February 8, 2017 Darnaby Elementary School students tried papaya coleslaw today - a taste test provided by Child Nutrition. Child Nutrition occasionally offers interesting dishes or vegetables so young people can try foods they might not normally get a chance to eat at home. While a few kids made some faces, most gave the dish a big thumbs up! continue reading

  • Vote Martes 14 de Febrero/Tuesday, February 14

    02.07.17

    Originally posted February 7, 2017   Vote Martes 14 de Febrero/Tuesday, February 14th! https://t.co/Op8Gp5PDqr — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) February 8, 2017 continue reading

  • Board to consider proposed 2017-18 calendar; decision set Feb. 13

    02.06.17

    Originally posted January 2017 The Board of Education is seeking public input for the 2017-2018 school calendar. The Board was presented with two options on first reading Monday, January 16. The Board will make its decision February 13. Option 1 calls for the first day of school starting Monday, August 21, while the second option calls for school to start on Tuesday, August 22. To view the calendar options, click on the download file button at the top of this page. Questions, comments ... continue reading

  • Read 'The Commuincator Online'

    02.04.17

    Originally posted February 4, 2017   The Communicator OnLine - Union Public Schools https://t.co/V9KZGXwznd — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 31, 2017 continue reading

  • 'The Drowsy Chaperone' opens Wednesday, Feb. 1

    01.31.17

    Originally posted January 31, 2017 The Union Fine Arts Department is proud to present this year’s all-school musical, "The Drowsy Chaperone" at 7 p.m. February 1-4 at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road.  The photos on this page, by High School yearbook editor Laura Mangan-Grenier, are from a recent dress rehearsal. To purchase 'The Drowsy Chaperone" tickets online, go to www.exposquare.com. Click on BUY TICKETS, ... continue reading

  • 'The Drowsy Chaperone' opens Wednesday, Feb. 1

    01.31.17

    Originally posted January 31, 2017   'The Drowsy Chaperone' opens Wed., Feb. 1 https://t.co/a9yfHzpULC @UnionFineArts @UnionRepertory @UnionHSTulsa @UHSstudents_ @powell_troy pic.twitter.com/FejXnMsUlO— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 31, 2017 continue reading

  • Public invited to community impact report release Feb. 23

    01.30.17

    Originally posted January 30, 2017 ImpactTulsa is hosting a community impact report release launch from 5:30-7 p.m. on February 23 in the Aaronson Auditorium of the Central Library to discuss the latest in Tulsa-area education and how to drive change together. This is an important event for families to attend learn more about the state of education in the area and opportunities for progress.  For more information: http://impacttulsa.org/about-2/ continue reading

  • Seniors of the Month get swag from Chick-fil-A

    01.27.17

    Originally posted January 27, 2017 Thank you to Chick-fil-A for coordinating amazing gift boxes for Union Seniors of the Month. The gift boxes included: Chick-fil-A meal cards (for a year!) QT gift card Visa Gift Card from RCB Bank Cinemark movie card from Lamode Cleaners Phone Doctors Gift Card Oil Change from Christian Brothers Professional Portrait from Tedford Insurance Pair of Sunglasses from Eyecare Associates of Tulsa Union High School truly appreciates their support of ... continue reading

  • Thank you TRSA & Flight Night!

    01.26.17

    Originally posted January 26, 2017   Thank you TRSA and Flight Night! #HiddenFigures @UnionPublic100 @RedskinsScience @UnionSTEM @TulsaSTEM @cccunion @FlightNightUSA pic.twitter.com/DHtkOCn2ge — Union P.S. Math (@UnionMath) January 24, 2017 continue reading

  • Union showcases Project Lead the Way during educator tours today

    01.25.17

    Originally posted January 25, 2017 Representatives fromseveral  area schools took a whirlwind tour today of Union Public Schools to learn more about the district's STEM offerings and its Project Lead the Way curriculum. The tour started at Darnaby Elementary, which served as a national pilot for PLTW, before taking guests to the 8th Grade Center, Union High School and then the Union 6th/7th Grade Center.  Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Kathy Dodd said ... continue reading

  • Union Schools one of the top employers in Tulsa area

    01.25.17

    Originally posted January 26, 2017   .@tulsaworld lists @UnionSchools in the Top 20 Employers in Tulsa area. — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 26, 2017 continue reading

  • Thank you's for supporting education

    01.24.17

    Originally posted January 25, 2017   Thanks to @TulsaSchools PTA for inviting @UnionSchools PTA to hear @gtbynum speak. It's great to have a mayor who is supportive of #oklaed — Stacey Roemerman (@StaceyRman) January 24, 2017 continue reading

  • Union bond issue on the ballot Tuesday, Feb. 14

    01.23.17

    Originally posted January 23, 2017 More than $56 million worth of school bond issues will be on Tulsa-area ballots February 14. Union Public Schools leads with a $26 million bond package, the largest portion of which includes the next phase of construction at the district’s new elementary school. The largest portion of Union’s bond package − $11 million − would be set aside for the next phase of construction at the district’s 14th elementary school, at 12000 E. ... continue reading

  • Go Girls win State 2nd straight year in app contest; need your vote to win nationals

    01.22.17

    These Union seventh grade students won Best in State for an app students created as part of a national contest for the Verizon Innovative App Challenge. Pictured are teacher Vanessa Farley, students Reeya Ramasamy,  Swetha Anand, Likitha Joneboina, Khushi Parekh, and teacher Tiffany Bolding. The students are seventh grade pre-engineering students and members of the Go Girls Engineering Club. Originally posted January 10, 2017 The Union Go Girls Engineering Club has done it again, winning Best ... continue reading

  • Peters students learn about life as sixth graders

    01.20.17

    Originally posted January 20, 2017 Fifth graders at Peters Elementary School on Thursday learned about some of the things they could expect when they become sixth graders at Union Public Schools. Sixth Grade Principal Tamra Bird met with the students and talked about procedures, lockers, lunches but spent much of the time, reassuring students that although they would see many more students, they will not be lost in a sea of strangers. Bird explained to the students the probability that they will ... continue reading

  • Prom dress drive under way; volunteers needed

    01.20.17

    Originally posted January 20, 2017 Volunteers needed March 28-30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 3 to 7 p.m. to help with prom dress drive. Dresses which may be donated include cocktail, semi-formal, formal or black tie. They may dropped off at Jarman and Jefferson Elementary Schools. To volunteer or schedule dress pick-up, contact Jessica McNeil, 918-357-6683. continue reading

  • Union seeks approval of $26-million bond issue Tuesday, Feb. 14

    01.19.17

    Originally posted January 13, 2017 Union Public Schools is asking patrons to consider approval of a $26-million school bond issue when they go to the polls on Tuesday, February 14. The largest portion of the bond includes the next phase of construction of an elementary school to enable students throughout the district to attend school closer to home. Passage will not increase taxes above traditional levels and requires a supermajority – at least 60 percent of the vote. See our bond ... continue reading

  • Voters head to polls Feb. 14 to decide Union bond issue

    01.19.17

    Originally posted January 19, 2017 Voters in the Union school district are going to decide whether to pay for school improvements. Union Public Schools is asking voters to approve a $26 million bond issue on February 14. Tuesday, the superintendent met with staff to outline what the bond means for the district. As student population continues to grow, the district needs to assure it can keep up. See Channel 6 story.   NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - ... continue reading

  • Save the date: Chess Tournament April 29

    01.19.17

    Originally posted January 19, 2017 Brush up on your moves! The Union PTA council is hosting the 3rd Annual Chess Tournament at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 29  at Union High School. Second through seventh grade students are invited to register! Let PTA know you are coming and visit the Facebook events page here. This is a free chess tournament for all Union public school kids in second through seventh grades. It is NOT an elimination tournament -this means everyone gets to play in all four or ... continue reading

  • Go, Glow Grow comes to Jefferson

    01.19.17

    Originally posted January 19, 2017 Many adults are familiar with the food pyramid and Jefferson kindergarten students are getting their first look at the food pyramid this week as part of Child Nutrition's Go, Glow, Grow program. "We teach them how to eat 'helper' foods (the healthy ones) and limit the 'non-helper' foods (the not so healthy ones) using the Food Pyramid," said Libby Anderson, MS, RD/LD, Child Nutrition Services. "The whole grain foods are ... continue reading

  • Union Go Girls team wins Best in Region

    01.18.17

    Originally posted January 18, 2017 The Go Girl Engineering Club Team “Swap Do Nation” just placed BEST IN REGION in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge. Union needs your votes to win the Nationals contest. It was announced earlier that the team had placed best in state. "I just wanted to announce that our Go Girl Engineering Club Team “Swap Do Nation” just placed BEST IN REGION," teacher Tiffany Bolding said. "We are now officially top 24 in the ... continue reading

  • Board Report - January 16

    01.18.17

    Originally posted January 18, 2017 See past Board reports/minutes Chris Payne named Associate Communications Officer Chris Payne has been named Associate Chief Communications Officer for Union Public Schools. Payne, who previously served as Director of Communications for Tulsa Public Schools, will replace Chief Communications Officer Gretchen Haas-Bethell, who is retiring June 30. Payne comes to Union with more than 25 years of experience in public relations and strategic communications ... continue reading

  • Vote for the Union Go Girls

    01.17.17

    Originally posted January 17, 2017   Help Union Go Girls go to Nationals! https://t.co/8SecR8RjPK Text the team code: SWAP—to 22333 @FlightNightUSA @NewsOn6 @NORDAM @TulsaSTEM pic.twitter.com/0dpIRkU8g2 — Tiffany (@Boldteach) January 16, 2017 continue reading

  • Fine Arts Roadshow encourages 5th graders to enroll in music next year

    01.13.17

    Originally posted January 13, 2017 Jarman fifth graders were invited to enroll in one of the music classes next year at the 6th Grade Center during a Fine Arts "roadshow" Thursday when sixth grade music faculty talked to the students and showed them some of the instruments they might be playing, as well as vocal choir. The fine arts show will make a stop at all of the elementary schools this fall. Charles Pissarra, director of the Union Renegade Regiment High School Marching Band and ... continue reading

  • School closed Monday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    01.12.17

    Originally posted January 12, 2016 Reminder: There is no school Monday, January 16, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  continue reading

  • Bus drivers needed

    01.10.17

    Originally posted January 5, 2016   Union Public Schools is currently looking for bus drivers. Paid training provided. Oklahoma driver’s license with... https://t.co/mStsXbujty — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 5, 2017 continue reading

  • Employees: Get fit & join the YMCA; special rates for employees

    01.10.17

    Originally posted January 6, 2017 As an employee of Union Public Schools, the Y at Union invites you take part  in an opportunity to help make the Union community a healthier place to work, live, and play! As a member of the Y at Union, you can upgrade your membership to a metro-wide Y membership, which adds amazing value to your existing membership. With your metro-wide membership upgr ade, you gain access to  eight facilities across the Tulsa metro area, more than ... continue reading

  • Voters to consider $26-Million bond Feb. 14

    01.10.17

    Originally posted January 10, 2017 A $26-million bond package will be on the ballot on Feb. 14 for Union Public Schools patrons. The package would not increase taxes above traditional levels. With the completion of phase 1 of Elementary 14,12000 E. 31st St., $11 million of the package would go toward construction-related costs. Phase II covers construction of a wood-floor gym and stage and two music rooms, which equals just under 11,500 square feet. Just under $5 million would benefit the ... continue reading

  • 2017 Bond Election: We Love you, Union

    01.10.17

    Originally posted January 10, 2017 The Union Board of Education has scheduled a special election Tuesday, February 14, 2017, for Union patrons to decide on a $26-million bond package, emphasizing that passage will not increase taxes above traditional levels. A major portion of the funds, about $11 million, would go toward Phase II construction of Elementary 14, 12000 E. 31st Street. Voters overwhelmingly passed the first phase on the 2016 bond issue. Voter registration books close Friday, ... continue reading

  • Chris Payne named Associate Chief Communications Officer for Union Public Schools

    01.10.17

    Originally posted January 10, 2017 Chris Payne has been named Associate Chief Communications Officer for Union Public Schools. Payne, who previously served as Director of Communications for Tulsa Public Schools, will replace Chief Communications Officer Gretchen Haas-Bethell, who is retiring June 30. Payne comes to Union with more than 25 years of experience in public relations and strategic communications experience. He and his wife, Susan, have a daughter who is a senior at Union High School. His ... continue reading

  • Spring Community Education classes offered

    01.08.17

    Originally posted January 5, 2017 Enroll in spring Community Education classes! Union Community Education is a great way to expand your learning, fitness and talents. Our program offers after-school and evening classes in art, science, and exercise for students.  Our staff of teachers and instructors strive to give you the best possible experience.  Hurry and enroll!  Class sizes are limited!  For more information contact. Kim Jennings, Community ... continue reading

  • Fun family activity at Tulsa Air and Space Musuem

    01.06.17

    Originally posted January 6, 2016   Fun family activity at Tulsa Air and Space Musuem, if you haven't been it's definitely worth your time... https://t.co/IqPRtzpIrS — Boevers (@Boevers_Elem) January 6, 2017 continue reading

  • Supper program for Union kids

    01.06.17

    Originally posted January 6, 2016   .@UnionSchools expanding program that provides free, healthy meal to students after school #oklaed #PPF https://t.co/1bIgR6qITD @tulsaworld pic.twitter.com/d3p7dvvYhv — OSSBA (@OSSBAoklahoma) January 6, 2017 continue reading

  • Faster checkout at lunch

    01.05.17

    Originally posted January 5, 2017   Union 8 students using new Student IDs for checkout scanning at lunch. #faster pic.twitter.com/9n8F4UdNvD — Union 8th Grade (@union8center) January 5, 2017 continue reading

  • Professional development at work

    01.05.17

    Originally posted January 5,, 2016   Is this STEM? It is when you design your own paint brush! @PLTWorg @UnionSchools @Union9GC #STEM pic.twitter.com/Qd0L5QLx86 — TulsaUnionSTEM (@TulsaUnionSTEM) January 4, 2017 9th grade faculty learning about programming and problem solving through @OZOBOT #STEM @Union9GC @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/wPQVnZLq34 — TulsaUnionSTEM (@TulsaUnionSTEM) January 4, 2017 Incredible day of PD @9GCUnion @UnionSchools Thanks to @TulsaUnionSTEM ... continue reading

  • Driver's education enrollment begins Jan. 23

    01.05.17

    Originally posted January 5, 2017 The Spring 2017 Driver’s Education Session begins February 13 and classes will be held at the 9th Grade Center. Enrollment will be open January 23 – February 3. Enrollment is held at the Education Service Center. Before arriving, please call Kim Jennings at 918-357-6029. continue reading

  • Welcome Back to School Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

    01.05.17

    Originally posted January 5, 2017 Welcome Back to School Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017! continue reading

  • Winter Break to run Dec. 21-Jan. 4, 2017

    12.28.16

    Originally posted December 12, 2016 Happy Holidays from Union Public Schools! School will be closed December 21 through January 4, 2017. Classes will resume Thursday, January 5. The Education Service center, Union Warehouse & Distribution Center will be closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2, 2017.  Teachers will return to work on Wednesday, January 4 for a Professional Development Day. The Clinic will be open during Winter Break with the exception of Friday, ... continue reading

  • Tickets for 'The Drowsy Chaperone' now on sale to the public

    12.19.16

    Originally posted December 12, 2016 The Union Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce that tickets are now available to employees for this year’s all-school musical, "The Drowsy Chaperone."  Performances will be at 7 p.m. in the Union Performing Arts Center at the High School February 1-4. Tickets to the general public go on sale Monday, December 19.  Qualifying district employees can get two tickets at no charge in certain seating areas of the PAC but ... continue reading

  • Bus drivers needed

    12.19.16

    Originally posted December 15, 2016 Union Public Schools is currently looking for bus drivers. Paid training provided. Oklahoma driver’s license with good driving record required. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. For more information, visit the Support Employee Page. continue reading

  • Ice route/school closing information

    12.16.16

    Originally posted November 25 2016 Each winter, Union Public Schools makes arrangements to alert parents about school closings or changes in bus routes because of icy or snowy conditions. In case of school closings, information will be posted on the district website and shared with local media for broadcasting. Union will notify families using its automated phone messaging system. Parents may also call the Union Public Schools Recorded Information Line (918-357-7065.) In some cases, Union ... continue reading

  • Warehouse & Distribution Center closed Dec. 23-Jan. 2

    12.16.16

    Originally posted December 19, 2016 The Union Warehouse and Distribution Center will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2016 thru Monday, January 2, 2017.    continue reading

  • UWear sale this Friday, Dec. 9

    12.07.16

    Originally posted December 5, 2016   Mark your calendars for Dec. 9 for the @U_WearStore #holidaysale!! pic.twitter.com/0E57niffwh — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) December 3, 2016 continue reading

  • Breakfast with the PTA

    12.07.16

    Originally posted December 7, 2016 Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler takes a selfie at Wednesday's PTA Council breakfast. Look at all those happy faces! pic.twitter.com/7nD6MFA8YJ — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) December 7, 2016 continue reading

  • Project Lead the Way; The Changing Earth

    12.07.16

    Originally posted December 7, 2016 Recently Jefferson Elementary second graders studied about erosion during the Project Lead the Way Module “The Changing Earth”.  The students designed a model that would prevent a landslide from destroying the houses that they set up at the bottom of their land model.  They then measured the amount of sand that was displaced by the different types of erosion.  The pictures show their models after a landslide.  They also practiced ... continue reading

  • Channel 6 to broadcast & stream State Championship Football Game

    12.01.16

    Originally posted November 30, 2016 Get tickets to the game! Channel 6 will broadcast & stream online Friday's State Championship 6A-1 Football game between Union & Norman North! Griffin Communications to Air High School Football State Championship  Games Oklahoma Class 6A and 5A Championship Games to air and stream live on Griffin stations Griffin Communications and the Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association (OSSAA) have reached an agreement for Griffin stations ... continue reading

  • Union students repair bikes for area families

    12.01.16

    Originally posted December 1, 2016 NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com | Union High School and Union Alternative School students are repairing bikes today in Jenks tp help less fortunate kids. The students - two groups really from Union Career Connect and Union Alternative School -  converged at City Cycles in Jenks to repair and refurbish more than 100 donated bicycles. The store was awash in tools, parts, and later pizza and smiles as the students ... continue reading

  • Parent forum this Tuesday on TCC classes at Union High School

    11.29.16

    Originally posted November 25, 2016 Junior and Senior parents are invited to a forum regarding TCC concurrent enrollment classes at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 29 at the Grand Hall at Union High School.  Union offers Tulsa Community College classes on our campus for only $12.75 per course.  This forum will detail the application process and requirements for Juniors and Seniors interested in taking TCC concurrent enrollment classes this coming spring semester.  -- High School Assistant ... continue reading

  • Give to the Union Foundation

    11.29.16

    Originally posted November 29, 2016 Your #GivingTuesday donation ensures we can provide grants to teachers like Henry Cribbs who received a grant for $2000 to provide a "poets-in-residence" program. Visit www.unionfoundation.org/give to donate today! continue reading

  • Emma Thadani: Exemplifying The Union Way

    11.28.16

    Originally posted November 29, 2016 Emma Thadani: Exemplifying The Union Way McAuliffe Community Schools Coordinator Emma Thadani received a Gracias Award from the Coalition of Hispanic Organizations. She was recognized with three others during the COHO’s annual awards luncheon Thursday at the Wyndham Hotel. Story Emma Thadani: Exemplifying The Union Way #UnionWay #WeLoveUnion #ProudofU https://t.co/59X7bopGYF — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) November 28, 2016 continue reading

  • Welcome Back to School today

    11.27.16

    Originally posted November 28, 2016 Union Schools in Tulsa is OPEN. Local news reports about closings concerns the school district near Nowata which shares a similar name. continue reading

  • Retirement reception for Debbie Jacoby set Dec. 5

    11.22.16

    Originally posted November 22, 2016 Please join us for a reception in Chief Financial Officer Debbie Jacoby’s honor to celebrate her distinguished career in public education.  Date:                     Monday, December 5th Time:                     4:30 to 6:00 PM ... continue reading

  • Mayor Bartlett recognizes Union in speech

    11.21.16

    Originally posted November 21, 2016 by Amanda Howell Career Connect Union High School Kevin Alvarado (senior), Gary Burr (City of Tulsa shop supervisor) and I represented the Union Career Connect Learning with a Wrench program today (November 16) at the State of the City address. We were special guests of the mayor’s.  I only learned about this yesterday afternoon.  When Gary called me, he asked if I could come to some “luncheon thing”.  I had no idea it was the ... continue reading

  • Union Foundation delivers more teacher grants

    11.21.16

    Originally posted November 21, 2016 And the teacher grants from the Union Schools Education Foundation are still coming.  Union Schools Education Foundation Executive Director Dave Tackett, joined by members of the Foundation Board at some stops, passed out more grants Friday afternoon and into today. Grant winners Friday afternoon and today included Susan Henderson, Henry Cribbs, Philippa Kelly, Rebecka Peterson, Janet DeMarco, Jamie Treseder, Amy Ennis, Kari Eddy, Diana Irick, Kelley ... continue reading

  • Burn Cheetos, burn!

    11.21.16

    Originally posted November 21, 2016 Thanksgiving is just days a way and some may be prompted to eat Cheetos as a snack until then - unless you are in Lisa Malone's 8th Grade Medical Detectives' class. They burned theirs. Writes Malone: "In Medical Detectives, we used  homemade calorimeters to burn Cheetos to heat 100 mL of water.  With this information, we can calculate the experimental value of calories per cheeto. (1 calorie is the heat energy needed to raise the ... continue reading

  • What's on the plate?

    11.20.16

    Originally posted November 21, 2016   What's on my plate? Nutrition ED @Unionfoodie @UHSstudents_ @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/tEBU3sMKkc — Union Foodie (@Unionfoodie) November 21, 2016 continue reading

  • State Superintendent Hofmeister to host town hall meeting in Tulsa Nov. 15

    11.14.16

    Originally posted November 1, 2016 State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister will host a town hall meeting in Tulsa on Tuesday, November 15 from 6:30-7:30 p.m at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 1228 W. Apache St., Tulsa. The goal of the town hall is to hear from community members (business & non-profit), parents, students, and educators and receive feedback on new state and federal laws in an effort to help shape our state education plan. “These town halls are an exciting opportunity to hear from ... continue reading

  • American Education Week—November 14-18

    11.14.16

    Originally posted November 14, 2016   American Education Week—November 14-18, 2016—presents all Americans with a wonderful opportunity to celebrate public education. #AEW2016 — OK Education Assoc. (@okea) November 14, 2016 continue reading

  • STEM Cafe at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday

    11.13.16

    Originally posted November 14, 2016   Do we have your attention yet? Come to the #STEMcafe @UnionSchools at 7:30 tomorrow for food, coffee, and STEM! See FB for more! pic.twitter.com/cRcjjS9n3Y — Tulsa Regional STEM (@TulsaSTEM) November 14, 2016 continue reading

  • Paragon Films donates $5,000 to RPECEC

    11.10.16

    Originally posted November 10, 2016 Representatives from Paragon Films presented a check for $5,000 to Union Public Schools for the partnership between Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center and the Tulsa Symphony.   Pictured, left to right: Paragon Film representatives Kevin Logsdon, Darla Phillips, Johnny Gibbs, Principal Alycia Pennington, and TSO musicians Susie Brown and Sarah Evans and Dr. David Carter, education director for TSO. continue reading

  • Thankful

    11.08.16

    Originally posted November 8, 2016   Thankful! pic.twitter.com/VqUFTBLcvm — Union Foodie (@Unionfoodie) November 8, 2016 continue reading

  • Community Schools brings elementary soccer teams together for tournaments Nov. 10 and Nov. 17

    11.07.16

    Originally posted November 7, 2016 Six Union Elementary Schools (Jefferson, Jarman, Rosa Parks, McAuliffe, Clark, and Boevers) have school-sponsored soccer teams that will compete in a tournament on November 10 and November 17 at 6 p.m. at the Union 8th Grade Soccer Complex. All of these teams were created by a partnership with the Union High School Varsity Team and Coach (Michael Moritz) and various Community Partners that donated through the Community Schools Initiative. Come out and support ... continue reading

  • PSO gives $67,235 rebate & award to Union for saving energy

    11.07.16

    Originally posted November 7, 2016 Union Public Schools has received $67,235 in rebates from PSO for participating in a summer energy savings program and was honored with an award for saving the most energy. "Union participated in the PSO Demand response program this summer. There were three peak event days that PSO called. We are notified in the morning that during the afternoon there will be a peak event. During that event time, Union adjusts the thermostats up at all sites and all ... continue reading

  • District Site Teachers of the Year announced

    11.04.16

    The 2016-2017 Site Teachers of the Year are: (pictured left to right) Ashley Hairston, Shona Scott, Tammy Hallum, Susan Henderson, Alison Lamb, Becky Chapman, Renee Williams, Jamie Treseder, Shona Scott, Allison Newburn, Trent Spencer, Holly Parker, Tiffany Robles,  Julie Shadle, Linda English, Crystal Soltow, Wanda Gatlin, Alicia Abbott, Heidi Launius, and Janet Teel. Originally posted November 4, 2016 Union Public Schools has announced its 2016-2017 School Site Teachers of the Year. The ... continue reading

  • The Union Way: Rosa Parks teacher Janna Hamilton making an impact

    11.03.16

    Originally posted November 3, 2016 Rosa Parks Elementary Teacher Janna Hamilton exemplifies the Union Way. Tulsa’s Channel 8 thinks so too. TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- Gold Star Educators of Tulsa is highlighting teachers making an impact on their student’s education. Anyone from the community can nominate a teacher for the award. Each week Channel 8 will highlight one of these nominees.  Janna Hamilton is a kindergarten teacher at Rosa Parks Elementary in the Union Public Schools ... continue reading

  • Green Day

    11.01.16

    Originally posted November 2, 2016   It's wear green to work today! who didn't listen? pic.twitter.com/1Gau8LdwZu — Union Foodie (@Unionfoodie) November 2, 2016 continue reading

  • Community through gardening

    10.31.16

    Originally posted October 31, 2016 Union Schools' partner Global Gardens at Asbury Corner is working with Occupational Therapy students at OU Health Sciences to assist Union students as they collaborate in building garden beds that can serve fellow students and community members dealing with disabilities.  At Union Schools, we believe in partnering with those in our community, honoring our philosophy that, "Together We Make A Difference."  October 2016 Union Public Schools ... continue reading

  • Great teacher, great students in Adult Learning Center

    10.30.16

    Originally posted October 31, 2016 Meet Harriet Chenault, one of the teachers for the Adult Learning Center. As she can see her adult students just love her. For more information about the class offerings at the Adult Learning Center, visit this link: http://www.unionalc.com/ continue reading

  • Professional Development: No school on October 31

    10.28.16

    Originally posted October 24, 2106 Reminder: There is no school on Monday, October 31 to allow for a Professional Development Day. continue reading

  • Get your photos with the Heisman Trophy at Union High School

    10.28.16

    Originally posted October 28, 2016 Come get your photo taken with THE HEISMAN TROPHY! In the CCC grand ballroom from 11:30 to 2:30!! Come get your photo taken with THE HEISMAN TROPHY! In the CCC grand ballroom from 11:30 to 2:30!! — UHype Crew (@UHypeCrew) October 28, 2016 Heisman Trophy!! Very cool!! Great opportunity to see a part of history!! @UnionSchools @Union_Athletics pic.twitter.com/UR5pziTUHj— Jeff Brown (@coachbrown64) October 28, 2016 continue reading

  • Union receives Rising Star award

    10.27.16

    Originally posted October 27, 2016 Union Public Schools was designated a “Rising Star” during the Metropolitan Tulsa Chamber of Commerce Mosaic Economic Inclusion Forum held October 26 at the Greenwood Cultural Center downtown. The award recognizes the district's efforts toward accomplishing diversity in its hiring practices. Receiving the award for the district were Jay Loegering, associate director of Human Resources, Cynthia Solomon, senior executive director of Human Resources, and ... continue reading

  • Union raises rates for substitute teachers

    10.27.16

    Originally posted October 27, 2016 Extra! Extra! Union Raises Rates for Retired Union Teachers and Long-Term Subs! Daily Rate for a Union Retiree Substitute:  $70 Now $90 per day* Long-Term Rate for a Union Retiree in a Long-Term Assignment: $90 Now $120 per day* *Whether or not certification has lapsed. Long-Term Rate for Any Sub in a Long-Term Assignment: $90 Now $110 per day Looking for some extra income? A flexible schedule? This is a great opportunity ... continue reading

  • Pumpkin patch fun at the Union Adult Learning Center

    10.27.16

    Originally posted October 27, 2016 Children love the Pumpkin Patch at the Union Adult Learning Center's daycare center. continue reading

  • Union takes 5th place at Super Regionals

    10.24.16

    Originally posted October 24, 2016 St. Louis Super Regional Thank You! The Renegade Regiment had a successful weekend at the Bands of America Super Regionals in St. Louis, taking 5th place out of 60 bands from across the US.  This simply would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the Union Band staff, and all the many volunteers and chaperones.  There are too many of you to thank everyone by name, but please know that your individual contributions are ... continue reading

  • A really 'sweet' photo

    10.24.16

    Originally posted October 24, 2016 This is a really great picture of our sweet potato farmers in Fort Cobb,  with Acadian Farms.  Their names are Rob and Nanette Ardoin.   Lisa Griffin, R.D. L.D. Director of Child Nutrition continue reading

  • Community plays a critical role in public education, says Dr. Hartzler

    10.23.16

    Originally posted October 18, 2016 Union Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler discussed the critical role a community plays in supporting its public schools during a recent speech as part of  Asbury Methodist Church’s “Q Commons” series.   continue reading

  • Dr. Dodd to be recognized among 50 Making a Difference

    10.22.16

    Originally posted September 2, 2016 Associate Superintendent for Teaching & Learning Dr. Kathy Dodd will be among the Fifty Making a Difference at the 2016 Journal Record Woman of the Year gala set for November 2 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Judge Jane P. Wiseman will be the keynote speaker. Wiseman, who was the first woman to serve on both the trial and appellate divisions of the Oklahoma Court on the Judiciary, has served as a judge with the Oklahoma Court ... continue reading

  • School closed Oct. 19-21; Early Childhood Center to have special times

    10.19.16

    Originally posted October 14, 2016 There is no school Wednesday - Friday, October 19-21, to allow for parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, and Fall Break on Thursday and Friday. The Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center, however, will be open Wednesday, October 19. The Early Childhood Center will be open until 11;15 a.m. Thursday and Friday. Dismissal time will be from 10:45 – 11:15 a.m. In the afternoon, teachers will hold conferences with parents during scheduled ... continue reading

  • Union students enjoy fall break camp

    10.19.16

    Originally posted October 19, 2016 Enjoy these pics of Fall Break Camp pictures from today at Jefferson Elementary School. continue reading

  • Board of Education considers policy revisions

    10.17.16

    Originally posted October 11, 2016 The Board of Education on first reading Monday, October 10, considered various board policy revisions, which may be viewed by clicking on the link above. The Board will consider final approval at its next meeting, Monday, November 14. continue reading

  • Union High School to host STEM Cafe Nov. 15

    10.15.16

    Originally posted October 15, 2016 The Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance and its partners are happy to introduce a brand new event for local high school students and STEM professionals. Starting on Tuesday November 15, we will launch the official Tulsa STEM Cafe at Union High School from 7:30 am to 8:15 am. It’s an informal learning environment that connects students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math with local professionals. STEM Cafe reiterates the need for alternative ... continue reading

  • Union attends Women in Science Conference

    10.14.16

    Originally posted October 14, 2016   Union attends Women in Science. #ProudofU #womeninSTEM #brkSTEMglass https://t.co/rGny9krPIS — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) October 13, 2016 continue reading

  • Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

    10.13.16

    Originaly posted October 14, 2016   Know your Farmer, Know your food! pic.twitter.com/wIQAlZQhvn — Union Foodie (@Unionfoodie) October 14, 2016 continue reading

  • Farm to Table produces food for Union

    10.12.16

    Originally posted October 14, 2016   Farm to Table @UnionSchools! Beautiful, organic produce grown at the amazing Progressive Farm in Bixby just for our cafeterias. pic.twitter.com/aCeiaBY4O7 — Stacey Roemerman (@StaceyRman) October 14, 2016 continue reading

  • Friday, Oct. 14, last day to register to vote in upcoming election

    10.11.16

    Originally posted October 11, 2016 Last day to register to vote in election is Friday, Oct. 14. https://goo.gl/h8AiSz  Okla Voter Registration App forms avail at County Election Board office 555 N Denver & at most post offices, tag agencies & libraries. pic.twitter.com/UUtLOvDC0I— Tulsa County (@TulsaCounty) October 11, 2016 continue reading

  • Homecoming King & Queen named

    10.07.16

    Originally posted October 7, 2016 Congratulations to Aubri Staggs (pom) & Troy Souvannasing (soccer) for being named homecoming queen and king. Congratulations to Aubri Staggs (pom) & Troy Souvannasing (soccer) for being named homecoming queen and king. pic.twitter.com/vRRQoXjDZx — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) October 6, 2016 continue reading

  • Fall For All Camp set Oct. 19-21

    10.06.16

    Originally posted September 19, 2016 Students in Union in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to take part in Fall Break Camp October 19-21. The deadline for payment is this Thursday, October 13, at the Union Education Service Center, 8506 E. 61st St. Download registration information for more details.  FALL For All CAMP - UNION FALL BREAK CAMP 2016        WHERE:  Jefferson Elementary   8418 S. 107th E. Ave., ... continue reading

  • Thank you, teachers! #WorldTeachersDay

    10.05.16

    Originally posted October 5, 2016   It's #WorldTeachersDay! Thanks to all the teachers who make positive impacts on our lives. pic.twitter.com/2JQWV3SQ0j — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) October 5, 2016 continue reading

  • Union to celebrate National Farm to School Month in October

    10.04.16

    Originally posted September 27, 2016 For three fun, healthy recipes, click on the download  file link on this page. Serving Up Local Foods at Union Public Schools Union Child Nutrition is blazing the trail in the school food industry by purchasing and serving locally grown foods in all of their schools.  Union will highlight its efforts as it celebrate National Farm to School Month in October. “Going local is a big trend in restaurants, and is viewed as a highly valued ... continue reading

  • Earthquake drills a common practice at Union

    10.03.16

    Originally posted October 3, 2016 Safety drills have always been a common practice at Union Public Schools, from fire drills to tornado drills - even intruder drills. Now, earthquake drills are becoming common. Union schools have been practicing earthquake drills since at least 2015. The recent earthquake that shook Pawnee, Oklahoma, on September 3, 2016, was the state's largest temblor on record, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, with a magnitude of 5.8. Last Thursday, eighth ... continue reading

  • Kiss a pig? Pie to the face?

    09.30.16

    Originally posted September 30, 2016 Kiss a pig? Pie to the face? Things Union does for #UnitedWay. Photos: https://t.co/tO3N34DP0I & https://t.co/fY5uAd3ntI @tulsaunitedway pic.twitter.com/rAtwWWuIxl — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 30, 2016 continue reading

  • Taste of Union returns for Homecoming Oct. 7

    09.28.16

    Originally posted August 26, 2016 A Taste of Union returns to Homecoming October 7; annual event raises money for United Way Union Public Schools will host A Taste of Union, in which the public will have a chance to try food from various sponsors and vendors, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, October 7, at the UMAC, 6836 S. Mingo. The event, which was first held in 2010, will be a fund raiser for the Tulsa Area United Way. The event will coincide with Homecoming. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for ... continue reading

  • SafeSchools Alert is our district's tip reporting service

    09.23.16

    Originally posted September 19, 2016 A safe and secure school environment is essential to the learning process. An important ingredient in achieving safe and secure schools remains alert eyes and ears. Safety is achieved when an atmosphere exists in which students are comfortable talking with adults about their concerns. See our letter about Social Media Responsibility at download link on this page. Report it! SafeSchools Alert is our district's tip reporting service. If you have information ... continue reading

  • Three Union educators win Flight Night STEM Innovator Awards

    09.20.16

    Originally posted September 16, 2016 Three Union educators were honored with three of the five Flight Night Stem Innovator Awards during the annual Flight Night at the Tulsa Community College Riverside Flight Center Thursday, September 16. Associate Superintendent for Teaching and Learning Dr. Kathy Dodd was recognized on the administrative level. Union High School teacher Andrea Gaines, who also serves as the district science curriculum specialist, was recognized for the high school level, and ... continue reading

  • Clinic newsletter posted

    09.20.16

    Originally posted September 20, 2016 The Clinic for Union employees has distributed its latest newsletter with good healthy tips. To view, click on the download link on this page. continue reading

  • Board Report - September 12

    09.15.16

    Originally posted September 15, 2016 See past Board reports/minutes Bond funds used to make school improvements The Board of Education approved several expenditures using 2016 bond funds, including up to $1 million to purchase textbooks and software for the current school year. The Board also approved up to $300,000 for textbooks to be purchased from Union’s general fund. Union will spend $75,594 renewing an agreement with Follet School Solutions for library software to be used ... continue reading

  • Union Employee Health Fair set Oct. 5-6

    09.14.16

    Originally posted September 14, 2016 Mark your Calendars for the Union Employee Health Fair. The Health Fair will be held at the UMAC on October 5 & 6 from 2-6 p.m. Free wellness screenings and flu shots will be available to Union employees and covered dependents as well as retirees insured under Union Health Insurance plans on both days from 2-6 p.m. If you complete both activities on either day, you will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win fabulous prizes in addition ... continue reading

  • Bedtime Math app will help parents encourage math

    09.14.16

    Originally posted September 14, 2016 Teachers from Union and Sand Springs Public Schools will introduce Bedtime Math to families during parent-teacher conferences at elementary schools this fall, reaching more than 10,000 students. It is part of a new partnership to expand the reach of Bedtime Math’s innovative family engagement app. Bedtime Math was recognized at the White House Early STEM Symposium in April for committing to expand this model to at least five school districts, tapping ... continue reading

  • State Question 779 is an investment in the future

    09.11.16

    Originally posted September 6, 2016 KIRT HARTZLER: State Question 779 is an investment in a future we won't live to see SQ 779 … not perfect, but a great start toward investing in Oklahoma’s future This August around 680,000 Oklahoma students returned to school, 90 percent of whom returned to a public school. While they are in our care, school needs to be the safest, most uplifting, and most positively stimulating place in their lives — just the way we would want it to be ... continue reading

  • Message to parents

    09.07.16

    Originally posted September 7, 2016 Message to parents regarding a baseless rumor circulating on social media After conducting our first “Intruder on Campus” drill yesterday, we received an email from a parent who informed us that her student heard from another student that a threatening post had been made through the social media app Snapchat. We thoroughly investigated and found no evidence to support the online rumor that has rapidly spread. We ask for your assistance in having a ... continue reading

  • TTCU donates $105,000 to Union Schools

    09.07.16

    Originally posted September 7, 2016 TTCU The Credit Union has presented a $105,000 check to Union Public Schools as part of its SOS — Support Our Schools challenge campaign and School Pride program.  The credit union launched the funding campaign in early June with the aim of raising up to $4 million for the 15 largest schools in the Tulsa area. TTCU started the campaign to help the schools cope with state funding shortfalls, according to a news release. See Tulsa World story. continue reading

  • Lion King, Jr., rehearsals start today

    09.06.16

    Originally posted September 6, 2016   Cast set for Lion King Jr.; rehearsals Sept. 6 https://t.co/NUvXBtRVlO @Union67Center @union8center @UnionFineArts pic.twitter.com/9QcjBmrmtc — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 2, 2016 continue reading

  • Evangel University puts spotlight on the Hartzlers

    09.06.16

    Orginally posted September 6, 2016 Kirt and Susan Hartzler have put their heads together for one of Oklahoma’s most hypercompetitive school districts. They are featured on the Evangel University website. She is a 1985 graduate of the school. Kirt and Susan (Woods) Hartzler know the value of an engaged student. Or in their case, the value of more than 16,000 engaged students across the Union School District in suburban Tulsa where Kirt serves as superintendent. Union’s schools are ... continue reading

  • Football, fans and fun - Images Part 1

    09.06.16

    Originally posted September 6, 2016 Enjoy these pics from the Union Broken Arrow football game on Friday, September 2. See Part II of the photos. continue reading

  • Children learn science by doing it

    09.05.16

    Originally posted September 5, 2016   “Children learn science best by actually doing it.” Via @educationweek #education #science #STEM https://t.co/SsIeDXeM8G — ImpactTulsa (@ImpactTulsa) August 31, 2016 continue reading

  • Watch the Union-B.A. game streamed live online

    09.02.16

    Originally posted September 2, 2016 Watch the Union-Broken Arrow football game streamed live online on U-View here: http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/union-high-school-tulsa-ok/bfb21d82fd Game starts at 7:05 p.m. There is a subscription cost to view live events. Monthly passes are $9.95, or $35 for a seasonal/four-month pass. Annual passes are $60. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Union Public Schools. On Tuesday of next week, the game will be free to view ON DEMAND. You can also ... continue reading

  • No school Monday; enjoy the weekend!

    09.02.16

    Originally posted September 2, 2016   Kick up your heels, see the @UnionFootball game & enjoy the long holiday weekend. No school Monday! #ItAllAddsUp pic.twitter.com/AJt8ikYf82 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 2, 2016 continue reading

  • A photo montage of 2015-16

    09.01.16

    Originally posted September 2, 2016   A photo montage of the 2015-16 School year. Go Union! https://t.co/QQIVif8srY — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 1, 2016 continue reading

  • Cast set for Lion King Jr.; rehearsals start Sept. 6

    09.01.16

    Originally posted September 2, 2016 Congratulations to the Cast of Lion King Jr!!! We are very grateful to have had over 80 middle school kids audition for the show!  The first rehearsal will be this Tuesday, September 6 from 4-6 p.m at the 8th Grade Center. There will be a mandatory informational parent meeting immediately following at 6:15. Seventh graders may take the shuttle bus #22 from to the 8th Grade Center after school. Lion King Jr- Cast List  Mufasa- Dylan St. John US ... continue reading

  • Fall Community Education classes offered

    08.31.16

    Originally posted July 14, 2016 - Catalog Updated August 31, 2016 Enroll in fall Community Education classes! Union Community Education is a great way to expand your learning, fitness and talents. Our program offers after-school and evening classes in art, science, and exercise for students.  Our staff of teachers and instructors strive to give you the best possible experience.  Hurry and enroll!  Class sizes are limited!  For more inforomation contact. Kim ... continue reading

  • Ticket info for Union vs. B.A. football

    08.31.16

    Originally posted August 29, 2016 Union vs. Broken Arrow Football Friday, Sept. 2 Kickoff at 7:05pm Union Tuttle Stadium Tickets on sale - UMAC Ticket Booth Tuesday, Aug. 30 3:30pm – 7:00pm Wednesday, Aug. 31 7:00am – 11:00am Thursday, Sept. 1 3:30pm – 7:00pm Ticket costs: Adults - $7.00 Students - $4.00. Reserved - $10.00 Accepted Passes: Union All-Sports Pass Union Employee ID Badge (employee plus one guest) OSSAA / OK Coaches Assn. / FVC Passes ... continue reading

  • Watch your speed; Union students appreciate it

    08.30.16

    Originally posted August 30, 2016   Please watch your speed in neighborhoods and around schools. School zones are 25MPH with tickets automatically booked to court. #Tulsa— City of Tulsa (@cityoftulsagov) August 29, 2016 continue reading

  • Community Education will keep you on your toes

    08.30.16

    Originally posted August 30, 2016 Take a Community Education class after school! It may keep you on your toes! One of the program’s many offerings is Tippie Toes. “Tippi Toes has been something my daughter has done since she was 18 months old and we participated in a Mommy and Me class,” said Kathy Hitchcock. “We both immediately fell in love with the classes. I was beyond thrilled to see Tippi Toes offered at my daughter's Union elementary school. I did not hesitate ... continue reading

  • New Facebook, Twitter accounts for Briarglen

    08.29.16

    Originally posted August 29, 2016   Follow @briarglenbraves on Twitter & on FB https://t.co/UmADNe7HEW pic.twitter.com/0xN5JVSnNU https://t.co/p86gCsmNXs— BriarglenBravesPTA (@briarglenbraves) August 29, 2016 continue reading

  • Union strong supporter of Project Lead the Way

    08.29.16

    Originally posted August 29, 2016 Studies show students' favorite method of learning is far and away through hands-on projects. That is why educators say programs like Project Lead The Way are so successful. And Union Public Schools is a leader in PLTW. "Students want time to grapple with a real world problem. They don't want to sit in a desk and listen to a teacher lecture," says Dr. Kathy Dodd, union public schools Associate Superintendent (pictured left.) Dodd says her ... continue reading

  • Free GED classes for students at RSU in Claremore

    08.29.16

    Originally posted August 29, 2016 Enrollment is open for free GED Classes at Rogers State University. Classes are Monday through Thursday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Read Claremore story “The curriculum is very individualized and many people come for so many different reasons,” said Meghan Counterman, full-time adult basic education instructor. “Not having it (a high school diploma) can be a huge barrier. A GED can provide better ... continue reading

  • Union College Night set Monday, Sept. 12

    08.29.16

    Originally posted August 29, 2016 Union College Night set for Monday, Sept. 12 More than 80 colleges and universities will be represented at Union’s annual college night. The evening begins with a special financial aid session in the Redskin Room at 6 p.m., and booths in the UMAC arena will be open from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The event is open to all families in the area. Admission is free. Lea Ann Nolen Union High School College and Career Advisor A-K continue reading

  • Community Education classes are wonderful says a mom; enroll now

    08.26.16

    Originally posted August 23, 2016 Why should my child participate in a Community Education class? Because they are wonderful, says parent Carolyn Mathieson “My son, AJ, has been enjoying the classes at Peters Elementary for years and it is always his first choice for the continuing education classes and summer camps,” Mathieson said.  “When asked about what he liked about the class, his first response was simply, ‘Legos, Mom, what else!’  He then also told me ... continue reading

  • #golighttheworld

    08.26.16

    Originally posted August 26, 2016   Hope you are enjoying your first week at school! Photo by Lee Snodgrass. #golighttheworld pic.twitter.com/1zU8MbdRFO— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 26, 2016 continue reading

  • Reminder: Late Start Friday!

    08.25.16

    Originally posted August 25, 2016  Remember it's a late start Friday. All schools, except the Early Childhood Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---to allow teachers time to collaborate on individualizing your child’s instruction. Friday start time at Andersen, Boevers, Briarglen, Clark, Darnaby, McAuliffe, Peters, Rosa Parks and the Sixth Grade Center is 8:15 a.m. At Cedar Ridge, Grove, Jarman, Jefferson, Moore, and the 9th Grade Center, it is 8:50 a.m. Seventh and ... continue reading

  • Enroll now for driver's education

    08.25.16

    Originally posted August 25, 2016 Update Sept. 1, 2016: Enrollment is now full for the 2016 fall semester. Driver’s Education enrollment for the fall session ends September 2. Enroll at the Education Service Center, 8506 E. 61st Street. The fee is $225. Be sure to bring to enrollment a copy of the student’s birth certificate. The student must be at least 15 years old. Visit the Driver's Education page or call 918-357-6029 for more information.   continue reading

  • Back to School Kick Off video

    08.24.16

    Originally posted August 24, 2016 Go Light the World! Enjoy this video playlist, featuring the Union Schools back-to-school kickoff on August 17, 2016 at the Union High School Performing Arts Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.   continue reading

  • Union employees urged to Go Light the World at back-to-school kickoff

    08.23.16

    Originally posted August 18, 2016 Union Public Schools kicked off its new school year with a message of optimism and hope during the annual back-to-school kickoff Wednesday at the Performing Arts Center. More than 2,000 employees - teachers, secretaries, bus drivers, grounds crew, etc., - came together as Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler, Board of Education President Heather McAdams and others spoke. Drama instructor Troy Powell and his talented team and students entertained the employees with an ... continue reading

  • Travel in style to Southlake for football game

    08.23.16

    Originally posted August 23, 2016   Travel in style this Friday to Southlake on the booster bus! Only $70 including game ticket. Register at https://t.co/lg7WgWzYeO — Union Football (@UnionFootball) August 23, 2016 continue reading

  • Football tickets: Union vs. Southlake Carroll

    08.22.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016 Union vs. Southlake Carroll Friday, August 26, 2016 7:00pm Dragon Stadium 1085 South Kimball Ave, Southlake, TX Tickets on sale: Tues., August 23         3:30pm – 7:00pm     UMAC Ticket Booth Wed., August 24         7:00am – 11:00am   UMAC Ticket Booth Thurs., August 25       ... continue reading

  • Excellence in all we do

    08.21.16

    Originally posted August 22, 2016   Union Schools: Excellence in ALL We Do! https://t.co/3NBybsdK1e — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 22, 2016 continue reading

  • Our daily mission: Go Light the World

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 18, 2016   The daily mission of @UnionSchools.#GoLightTheWorld https://t.co/0Xkch6sBkO — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) August 18, 2016 continue reading

  • Are you excited about coming back to school? Yes!

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016   Are you excited about coming back to school? @MayorBartlett is! @UnionSchools starts school Monday, Aug. 22. #ALLIN pic.twitter.com/4ZsrAdvw7u — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 18, 2016 continue reading

  • Think safety as you drive near schools

    08.19.16

    Ty Wardlow, Union's director of Safety and Security, talks to the press about changes Union and the City of Tulsa hope to make to improve safety. Union is working with Tulsa to change the traffic light on Mingo and adding a left turn signal on the traffic signal in front of the school's north parking lot. Originally posted August 19, 2016 By Channel 6 (Photos by Union Communicatiobns) Tulsa city and school leaders want students, parents and other drivers to think safety ... continue reading

  • EDP staff gathers for meetings as they prepare for new year

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016 Staff with the Extended Day Program are spending the day today at the Education Service Center for a series of meeting, professional development and team building exercises as they gear up for the start of school on Monday. Staff even took time for a fun team building exercvises in which teams had to create characters using toilet paper. continue reading

  • Nurses, athletic trainers get ready for new school year

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016 A list of all nurses can be found on each school page.   Nurses & athletic trainers for @UnionSchools meet for a work day as they gear up for the start of school. pic.twitter.com/WQip5hYjDM — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 19, 2016 continue reading

  • Parents, students meet their teacher at Union schools

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016 Grove parents visited their school Thursday afternoon for "Meet the Teacher," learn about bus schedules, gather PTA materials and see their new classrooms. In fact, parents across the district did the same thing, taking their children to elementary schools to be welcomed by staff. The first day of school is Monday, August 22. continue reading

  • Dianne Why talks about the Union Way

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016   Union 2016 Support Employee of the Year: Dianne Why! https://t.co/cwA2h772sR — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 19, 2016 continue reading

  • Union Alumni: Where Are They Now

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016   Union Alumni: Where Are They Now https://t.co/jxoWudi2xF — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 19, 2016 continue reading

  • School starts Monday, Aug. 22

    08.19.16

    Originally posted August 19, 2016   Welcome Back! School starts Monday, Aug. 22. See map, calendar & start times here: https://t.co/q67Y8H9mLQ pic.twitter.com/2TkkRndyOq — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 19, 2016 continue reading

  • Heather McAdams: The Union Way keeps us on a mighty path to make a difference

    08.18.16

    Originally posted August 18, 2016 "It takes us all. We ARE a team, we are Union. We have the Union Way and it keeps us on a great and mighty path that lights the way and leads bright-eyed three years olds through elementary and middle school and eventually to high school and out to make a difference in the world," Board of Education President Heather McAdams told more than 2,000 employees at the annual back-to-school kickoff Wednesday. "We are Union and we are an amazing, successful ... continue reading

  • Union would like to thank all the vendors, staff who helped kick off the new year

    08.18.16

    Originally posted August 18, 2016 Union Public Schools would like to thank all of the sponsors who helped kick-off our new school year! See the sponsors and the names of the people who helped make kick-off successful at the download link on this page.  Union would particularly like to thank Rocket Brothers for donating the tea and coffee. Employees for Rocket Brothers were at Union as early as 2 a.m. in the morning to prepare tea and coffee for the event, which brought in more than 2,000 ... continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher set Thursday, Aug. 18

    08.17.16

    Originally posted July 28, 2016 The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 18. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • Employee kick-off set Wednesday, Aug. 17

    08.16.16

    Originally posted July 28, 2016 The annual back-to-school employee kickoff for Union Public Schools will commence at 9 a.m. Wednesday, August 17, at the Union Performing Arts Center, 6636 S. Mingo Road. The Education Service Center, Union Enrollment Center, and all school offices will be closed for the morning during a required staff meeting. Offices will open at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Kickoff at the UPAC 8:00am – Coffee and donuts 8:30am – PAC opens for seating 9:00am – ... continue reading

  • Union ROTC helps retire damaged American Legion flags

    08.16.16

    Originally posted August 17, 2016   AFJROTC helps retire damaged American flags https://t.co/QWOuL5pcLX @UnionHSTulsa @UHSstudents_ @Union2017 pic.twitter.com/D5XQwM36L4— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 17, 2016 continue reading

  • U-Wear 25-percent off sale Aug. 15-17

    08.15.16

    Originally posted August 8, 2016 The U-Wear Spirit Store will offer a 25-percent off sale August 15-17. The store will be open 9;30 a.m. throgh 5 p.m. August 15-16. The store wil be open noon until 5 p.m. August 17. Erica Phillips U-Wear Store Manager continue reading

  • Get your All Sports Pass at Athletics

    08.15.16

    Originally posted August 15, 2016   Hey, @UHSstudents_, @ashleyrking7 just got her #allsportspass!! #WhosNext? (Where did that extra hand come from??) pic.twitter.com/pzU1QUF6fJ — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) August 15, 2016 continue reading

  • Volunteer opportunities for High School students

    08.15.16

    Originally posted August 15, 2016   Are you a HS student looking for volunteer opportunities? Text @volunteeru to 81010 to receive notifications about volunteer events. — College and Careers (@cccunion) August 15, 2016 continue reading

  • Dr. Carrera meets with Union educators

    08.14.16

    Originally posted August 15, 2016   Getting ready for the new year @DrCarreraNYC talks to Union educators about the @CASCarrera program on Friday. pic.twitter.com/6IZ2kgEGFG— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 15, 2016 continue reading

  • Expo Square hosting free back-to-school event Saturday

    08.12.16

    Originally posted August 12, 2016 The 2016 "Back to School Expo" is a FREE one-day event for families of all ages and sizes, taking place on Saturday, August 13 at Expo Square. Make plans now to take the whole family to this fun, family-friendly event. Parking and admission are both FREE. This FREE one-day extravaganza will feature over 75 exhibitors from throughout Green Country displaying and demonstrating the newest "must have" items and services to ... continue reading

  • Grant offers for elementary teachers through Impact Tulsa

    08.12.16

    Originally posted August 12, 2016 Impact Tulsa Offering $75K Grant Match For Local Elementary Teachers Several Tulsa charities are offering to match grants for elementary teachers working with young readers. Impact Tulsa is arranging a $75,000 match, meaning there's $150,000 available for teachers throughout Tulsa County and Sapulpa. "And last year we had a $50,000 match that we spent out in eight weeks,” said Amber Worten with Impact Tulsa. “Now that we have $75,000, it ... continue reading

  • Union welcomes 113 new teachers to the district

    08.09.16

    Originally posted August 9, 2016   Union welcomes 113 new teachers into its family. #GoLightTheWorld pic.twitter.com/Y8fgFJz88T — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 9, 2016 @UnionSchools teacher Sue McElhaney stomps in clay to make bricks @CWFlearn. #CWTI2016 https://t.co/NGVwh3vBBe pic.twitter.com/mqPWquXMgg — OFE (@OFExcellence) August 9, 2016 Teachers new to @UnionSchools learn about @PLTWorg Launch, led by Suzanne Martin and Kristen Robinson. pic.twitter. ... continue reading

  • New teachers receive spirited welcome

    08.09.16

    Originally posted August 9, 2016   New teachers receive spirited welcome from @UHSVarsityCheer on Monday for New Teacher Induction. pic.twitter.com/55l1UP3FfQ — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 9, 2016 continue reading

  • Schedule pickup at High School starts Wednesday

    08.09.16

    Originally posted August 9, 2016   Schedule pickup @UnionHSTulsa Hours 11 am to 6 pm Seniors - Aug. 10; Juniors - Aug. 11; & Sophomores - Aug. 12. pic.twitter.com/gj3tWmy6Yr — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 9, 2016 continue reading

  • McAuliffe PTA & Union PTA Council president honored by state

    08.09.16

    Originally posted August 9, 2016 McAuliffe Elementary School’s PTA was named the State Unit of the Year by the Oklahoma Parent Teacher Association during its annual state conference in July. In addition, Leigh Roy, who served as Union’s PTA Council President for 2015-2016, was named PTA Volunteer of the Year! “This is an amazing honor as only one school is chosen to be highlighted at convention each year for their outstanding contribution to their community and to the ... continue reading

  • Native American meetings this Tuesday, Aug. 9

    08.05.16

    Originally posted August 5, 2016 Native American students and their families are invited to join us for our Native American Parent Committee meetings on Tuesday, August 9.  Parent committee meetings will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m. in the 6/7th Grade Center Cafeteria, followed by distribution of school supplies to all eligible Native American students.  Please RSVP to 918-357-6153!  Due to changes in funding requirements at the local and federal level, verification of your ... continue reading

  • Grove Annual Back-to-School Bash this Saturday

    08.05.16

    Originally posted August 5, 2016 Grove Annual Back-to-School Bash this Saturday, Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon! There will be a representative from the enrollment center to assist in making sure that enrollment is current. Please bring 2 proofs of residence. There will be backpacks, jeans, shoes, and a shirt for each of our Grove students. We will have snacks and fun activities for the kids. Please see the scheduled times below: 9:00 AM-Last Names U-Z 9:30 AM-Last Names Q-T 10:00 ... continue reading

  • Roy Clark Elementary on Facebook, Twitter

    08.04.16

    Originally posted August 4, 2016   Follow @RoyClarkUnion on Twitter! Like their new FB page: https://t.co/UCXSP4VY6r pic.twitter.com/UXH94JNTiS — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 4, 2016 continue reading

  • Getting ready for a new school year

    08.04.16

    Originally posted August 4, 2016   Getting ready for a new year. Union administrators meet this week to discuss education. School starts Aug. 22. pic.twitter.com/kEoLBu5jWu — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 4, 2016 continue reading

  • Options to pay for lunch, breakfast available

    08.02.16

    Originally posted August 2, 2016 Union families are invited to use our online meal payment service, which allows parents to pay for lunch and breakfast online with the use of a credit card. In addition, families in need are also invited to complete applications for free- and reduced meals. Free/Reduced Meal Application - See Informational Flyer Union now offers ability to make online payment for meals The Child Nutrition Department for Union Public Schools is excited to offer ... continue reading

  • K-5: Register for intramural flag football

    08.02.16

    Originally posted August 2, 2016   Register for intramural flag football https://t.co/eR3LMTnA5h @Union_Athletics Grades K-5 pic.twitter.com/y6pNtJdaB2 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 2, 2016 continue reading

  • Back to School Information 2016-2017

    08.01.16

    Originally posted July 28, 2016 Back to School Information for 2016-2017 - Download First Day of School is Monday, August 22 Meet the Teacher Thursday, August 18 The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, August 18. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for ... continue reading

  • Back-to-School Nights set for all of Union's schools

    07.28.16

    Originally posted July 26, 3016 Union Public Schools has scheduled Back-to-School night activities for all of the school sites. Elementary Curriculum/Back to School Nights 2016-17 Andersen: September 8, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Boevers: August 18, 4 to 7 p.m. Briarglen: September 12, 6 to 8 p.m. Cedar Ridge: September 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Clark: September 15, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. AND September 20, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Darnaby: September 8, 6 to ... continue reading

  • High School college-level classes help

    07.27.16

    Originally posted July 27, 2016   Students taking college courses in high school are much more likely to enroll in college. https://t.co/YOd4h3U0lg pic.twitter.com/U66GjVzQdh — ACT (@ACT) July 27, 2016 continue reading

  • Reasons to take the ACT

    07.27.16

    Originally posted July 27, 2016   7 reasons why more students are taking the ACT. pic.twitter.com/U6ibyZiJ0V — ACT (@ACT) July 27, 2016 continue reading

  • Ellen's bookmobile helps Union students read

    07.26.16

    Originally posted July 27, 2016 Bookmobile donated by Ellen DeGeneres keeps Union students reading during summer break. Story featured on the front page of the "Tulsa World." It’s not the ice cream truck song that kids in southeast Tulsa keep their ears peeled for in the summer months. It’s Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift blaring over the loudspeakers of the McAuliffe Elementary School Mobile Media Bookmobile. “We listen for the music,” said Amayrany Munoz, ... continue reading

  • David Tackett named Union Foundation executive director

    07.25.16

    Originally posted July 25, 2016 David Tackett selected as Union’s foundation executive director The Union Schools Education Foundation (USEF) has named J. David Tackett, Sr., to serve as the organization’s executive director.     Upon making the announcement, USEF President Steve Nguyen said, “We are looking forward to working with David, because he brings a wealth of fundraising experience and he is very familiar with what we know as The Union Way.”  ... continue reading

  • Summer Hours & Back-to-School Info

    07.14.16

    Originally posted May 31, 2016 Click on the download link on this page to view the Back-to-School Communicator. Avoid the lines and enroll your children for school using our online registration service! New to Union Schools? Register in 3 Easy Steps! Follow the links to begin the registration process.  1. ONLINE ENROLLMENT 2. Free/Reduced Meal Application 3. Bring your verification documents to the Enrollment Center Please call before you visit a school to make sure ... continue reading

  • Board Report - July 11

    07.14.16

    Originally posted July 14, 2016 See past Board reports/minutes Administrative Intern Jennifer Jackson Assistant Principal  Jennifer McKnight Administrative Intern Mila Trujillo Assistant Principal Shana Harris Board appoints new administrators to help lead area schools The Board of Education approved hiring an assistant principal and three administrative interns to help lead schools around the Union ... continue reading

  • Union breaks ground on $15 million first phase of elementary site

    07.13.16

    Originally posted July 13, 2016 Union Public Schools broke ground Tuesday on the first phase of an elementary school that officials say represents a new direction for the district. “Essentially we are building two elementary schools in one,” Superintendent Kirt Hartzler said of what will be the district’s 14th elementary overall. The school, at 12000 E. 31st St., is scheduled to open in fall 2017. Two more stages of construction will follow, with the last to finish in 2019. ... continue reading

  • Union EDP hosts a hoedown

    07.13.16

    Originally posted July 13, 2016 Enjoy these pictures of children in Union's Summer Camp Hoedown last week, as part of the Extended Day Program's summer offerings.  continue reading

  • Union breaks ground on 14th elementary school

    07.12.16

    Originally posted July 12, 2016   The students pictured on the left helped design the new @UnionSchools elementary school @KJRH2HD pic.twitter.com/hP89h3filH — Will DuPree (@willrdupree) July 12, 2016 Ground officially broken at new @UnionSchools elementary school in east Tulsa. @KJRH2HD pic.twitter.com/LGNHzaBTEY — Will DuPree (@willrdupree) July 12, 2016 Curious to see what the new @UnionSchools elementary school will look like? Here are some concept drawings. @KJRH2HD ... continue reading

  • Union groundbreaking for 14th elementary draws a crowd

    07.12.16

    Originally posted July 12, 2016 Download the program for the groundbreaking on this page. Union Public Schools officially broke ground today on the site of its 14th elementary school  at 12000 E. 31st Street as Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler and Board of Education President Heather McAdams spoke about their hope about bringing a state-of-the-art community school to the neighborhood. Two students who have helped with the design process for the school, Trent Pierce (Boevers) and ... continue reading

  • Join us for Family Movie Night Thursday, June 30

    06.30.16

    Originally posted June 23, 2016 FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT next Thursday, June 30, at Central Park at Union, 62nd and Mingo. All Union elementary students & families are invited! The movie is free. Concessions & Games start at 7:30 pm Movie starts at 8:45 pm Questions? Call 918-357-4334 continue reading

  • Union Schools will be closed Monday, July 4

    06.30.16

    Originally posted June 30, 2016   @UnionSchools will be closed Monday in observance of #IndependenceDay. Have a safe and happy #4thofJuly! pic.twitter.com/ZWcKH7fqPa — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) June 30, 2016 continue reading

  • Enrollment for Extended Day Program to open July 5

    06.29.16

    Originally posted June 27, 2016 Enrollment in the Extended Day Program for the 2016-2017 school year will open Tuesday, July 5.  Enroll at the Education Service Center, 8506 E. 61st Street. Program Hours  7 a.m. until school starts and after school until 6 p.m. at all schools. The Union Extended Day Program (EDP) was created to provide safe, alternative educational child care, enhancing the child’s extended day for students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through seventh grade. ... continue reading

  • Take a selfie for Union; It's National Selfie Day

    06.21.16

    Originally posted June 21, 2016   It's #NationalSelfieDay! Show your school spirit. Throw the U & tag @UnionSchools with #allmylife pic.twitter.com/pkx4A9drBr— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) June 21, 2016 continue reading

  • Dr. Hartzler named 2016 OASA District #5 Superintendent of the Year

    06.16.16

    Originally posted June 13, 2016 Dr. Kirt Hartzler, Superintendent of Union Public Schools, has been named the 2016 OASA District #5 Superintendent of the Year by the Oklahoma Association of School Administrators (OASA).  Dr. Hartzler is one of 20 superintendents selected by his peers for this award from across the state. These administrators, and the District Assistant Superintendent/Central Office Administrator finalists, will be honored by colleagues at the OASA awards banquet on Wednesday, ... continue reading

  • Land of Opportunities: summer school, camp under way Union

    06.16.16

    Originally posted June 16, 2016 Summer school is well under way at Jefferson Elementary School as students and staff from all over Union come together for learning in a stress-free environment. Students receive free breakfast and lunch and get to see friends and make friends. Photos below are from today's morning activities. Union Public Schools is offering free breakfasts and lunches for all children between the ages of 1-18 years old at Jefferson Elementary, 8418 S. 107 E. Ave., this summer. ... continue reading

  • Alternative students to meet author Stephen King

    06.14.16

    Originally posted June 14, 2016 Tickets are sold out for Wednesday’s event at the Cain’s Ballroom for Stephen King, one of the best-selling authors of our time. And Union Alternative students will enjoy a private conversation with him. LeeAnna Weaver, who just retired as media specialist for Moore Elementary School, helped secure a grant for Alternative students to participate in a book study of one of his stories and meet privately with Stephen King. Weaver is involved with Magic City ... continue reading

  • Clark hosts Super Tuesday fun

    06.14.16

    Originally posted June 14, 2016 Children enjoyed a super time on a Super Tuesday today at Roy Clark Elementary. The children enjoyed a number of activities in the media center, participating in activities on a rotating basis from playing with legos to using IPads. While there was lots of learning, the emphasis was more about having fun. Union elementary schools are offering various Super Tuesday activities. For more information, contact your child's school. continue reading

  • Union Communications nabs 7 state honors

    06.13.16

    Originally posted June 13, 2016 The Union Public Schools Communications Department has received six Awards of Excellence and one Award of Merit from the Oklahoma School Public Relations Association (OKSPRA) for work created in 2015. The department received an Award of Excellence for its “Building Our Future Together” bond campaign, a multi-faceted information campaign which included print, video and electronic media, motivating voters to pass a $27-million bond issue on February 10, ... continue reading

  • Clinic newsletter posted

    06.13.16

    Originally posted June 13, 2016 The Clinic for Union employees has distributed its latest newsletter with good healthy tips. To view, click on the download link on this page. continue reading

  • View our update to Union's Strategic Plan

    06.02.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016 Dear Union Community, We are pleased to present to you this update of the Union Public Schools 2014-2018 strategic plan. The following accomplishments are the direct result of many dedicated staff members, the Board of Education, parents, and members of the community working toward a common goal of 100 percent graduation, college and/or career ready. These accomplishments validate our never-ending pursuit of excellence and our belief in the district’s motto ... continue reading

  • Union to provide free summer meals again

    06.02.16

    Originally posted June 2, 2016 Union Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Download using the button on this page.. Funding is provided through the USDA program. continue reading

  • View our update to Union's Strategic Plan

    05.31.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016 Dear Union Community, We are pleased to present to you this update of the Union Public Schools 2014-2018 strategic plan. The following accomplishments are the direct result of many dedicated staff members, the Board of Education, parents, and members of the community working toward a common goal of 100 percent graduation, college and/or career ready. These accomplishments validate our never-ending pursuit of excellence and our belief in the district’s motto ... continue reading

  • School offices closed Monday for Memorial Day

    05.27.16

    Originally posted May 27, 2016 Reminder: All school offices will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. Have a great weekend! continue reading

  • Dianne Why named Union Support Employee of the Year!

    05.26.16

    Originally posted May 26, 2016 Dianne Why, a special education paraprofessional at the 8th Grade Center was named the 2015-2016 Support Employee of the Year today. She and all of the monthly support winners were honored in an end-of-year celebration for support employees at the 6th/7th Grade Center. Administrators, including Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler, served food to more than 600 employees from across the district as part of the celebration. Hartzler, Associates Superintendent for Teaching ... continue reading

  • Dr. Burden: Defining moment for Oklahoma education

    05.24.16

    Originally posted May 24, 2016 The following blog is from Impact Tulsa EDUCATION BUDGET CRISIS by Cathy Burden, Ph.D. (retired Union Superintendent)   America was founded on the belief that an educated citizenry is necessary for a true democratic society.  Therefore, universal access to quality educational opportunities is axiomatic as the bedrock of our society that values freedom and equality.  Unfortunately, those very institutions in Oklahoma that provide education to ... continue reading

  • Message from the Superintendent

    05.23.16

    Originally posted May 18, 2016 Colleagues, As we prepare to close out the year, I want to update you on where we stand with Union’s budget for the 2016-17 school year. We still have no idea what the state’s common education budget will be.  We are certain there will be a cut, so our Board of Education has approved a reduction to our budget of five percent. This equates to around a 5.2-million-dollar cut to Union Public Schools for next year. Even though we will be cutting 48 ... continue reading

  • Thanks for the memories

    05.23.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016   Hard to put this place in my rearview. So thankful to @UnionSchools for all of the memories! #redskins4life pic.twitter.com/h3evRMWQsj — Alex Hovorka (@Hovorka_alex) May 20, 2016 continue reading

  • Worth more than $1 mlillion

    05.23.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016 Thanks to the Union Girls Soccer Team State Championship win this month, all three of Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler's kids have been on state championship teams. This is a fact that he is thrilled about; in his words it's "worth more than a million dollars." In 2008, Austin Hartzler and the Union Redskins won a state football championship. J.C. Hartzler helped lead his basketball team to a state championship in 2012. Now, the girls’ soccer ... continue reading

  • Native American students invited to ACT prep class May 26

    05.23.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016 Native American high school students have an opportunity to take part in the ACT prep class this Thursday, May 26.  This class will help prepare your student in taking the ACT.  It will be held at the High School in lecture room 1708 beginning at 10 a.m. and lasting for approximately 2 and a half hours.  The class is of no cost to the student.  -- Jackie White, Senior Executive Director of Federal Programs continue reading

  • Redskins for Life: Class of 2016

    05.22.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016   We are so proud of our 2016 graduates! #allmylife #proudofu https://t.co/u1MxVFgKAM — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 19, 2016 continue reading

  • STEM on a Saturday

    05.22.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016 Pictured in the Tweet are Xan Black, director of Tulsa Regional STEM, and Union's STEM coordinator Bill Murphy. STEM on a Saturday. "My kind of crazy." @TulsaSTEM @tulsaworld pic.twitter.com/ZF74XU2kL6 — STEM edcamp (@TulsaSTEMedcamp) May 21, 2016 Nothing like a little STEMEdcamp on a Saturday! @TulsaSTEM @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/jxQDAbp1En— STEM edcamp (@TulsaSTEMedcamp) May 21, 2016 continue reading

  • Basketball camp for Grades 1-9

    05.22.16

    Originally posted May 23, 2016   REGISTER NOW! Union Redskins Summer Camp-Grades 1-9. Visit https://t.co/znsXbcz1Ro. See you there! #UnionHoops pic.twitter.com/y4hEcVvag0 — Union Basketball (@Union_Hoops) May 21, 2016 continue reading

  • Last day of school! Have a great summer!

    05.19.16

    Originally posted May 20, 2016   Last day of school! Enjoy your summer! #allmylife @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/JJmdclSsjT— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 20, 2016 continue reading

  • The 2016-17 All Sport Tryout Schedules

    05.18.16

    Originally posted April 18, 2016 The 2016-17 All Sport Tryout Schedules has been posted. Updated May 18. continue reading

  • Carnival of the Animals set May 20

    05.17.16

    Originally posted May 13, 2016 Families are invited to the Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center family concert and picnic – Carnival of the Animals – presented by Tulsa Symphony Orchestra on Friday, May 20. The concert and picnic will be held at Rosa Parks Elementary Gymnasium.  Classrooms 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 12 will have family tickets for the 5:00 p.m. concert (classroom teachers will distribute your concert tickets).   Classrooms 13, 14, 15, 16, ... continue reading

  • Diana Bland named OSU 2016 Rising Star

    05.17.16

    Originally posted May 17, 2016 Diana Bland, a teacher at Union Public Schools’ George F. Boevers Elementary School, has been named the Oklahoma State University College of Education’s 2016 Rising Star. The award was presented to Bland during the college’s 2016 Hall of Fame festivities on May 13.    The Rising Star Award, designated for individuals who have received a bachelor’s degree within the last 10 years, recognizes College of Education alumni whose lives and ... continue reading

  • Thank you, Jim Fisher, for your years (and years) of service

    05.17.16

    Originally posted May 17, 2016 Congratulations to Jim Fisher, who helps manage the student management system for Union Public Schools on his retirement. He has served a whopping 47 years in public education and 39 of those at Union. He was treated to a retirement reception in his honor last Friday attended by coworkers, family and friends. He is retiring as a support specialist for the Infinite Campus system that handles student management for the district. Fisher, who has also served as a teacher, ... continue reading

  • Last day of school is Friday, May 20

    05.17.16

    Originally posted May 18, 2016   Just a few more days! Last day of school is this Friday. pic.twitter.com/JbuvJox2KH — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 18, 2016 continue reading

  • Darnaby to be honored today as a National Project Lead the Way Showcase School

    05.13.16

    Originally posted May 13, 2016 Darnaby Elementary School, 7625 E. 87th St., will be honored this morning, Friday May 13, as a National Project Lead the Way Showcase School, one of the most prestigious honors that can be bestowed on a school in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM). Friday’s events will begin with an 8:45 a.m. reception in the school media center. Guests will be treated to STEM demonstrations by students; hear from Darnaby’s four Master PLTW ... continue reading

  • Darnaby recognized as a National Project Lead the Way Showcase School

    05.13.16

    Pictured are Dr. Rex Bolinger, Project Lead The Way Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer,; Suzanne Martin – PLTW Master Teacher; Mia Owens – 5th Grade; Angie Whittle – PLTW Master Teacher; Kristen Robinson – PLTW Master Teacher; Principal Chris Reynolds; and Robin Schott, PLTW regional vice president. Originally posted May 13, 2016 Darnaby Elementary School, 7625 E. 87th St., was honored this morning as a National Project Lead the ... continue reading

  • Adult Education graduation set May 18

    05.12.16

    Originally posted April 20, 2016 The graduation ceremony for the Adult Education program will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, at the Performing Arts Center. continue reading

  • Commencement Photos Gallery 1

    05.12.16

    Originally posted May 12, 2016 Congratulations to the more than 1,000 seniors walked across the stage Wednesday night, May 12, for Commencement. We are proud of you! Enjoy these selection of photos. Photo Gallery 1 / Photo Gallery 2 /  Photo Gallery 3 & Superintendent Speech / Tulsa World / Commencement Program / Graduation Celebration Photos / continue reading

  • Commencement Photos Gallery 2

    05.12.16

    Originally posted May 12, 2016 Congratulations to the more than 1,000 seniors walked across the stage Wednesday night, May 12, for Commencement. We are proud of you! Enjoy these selection of photos. Photo Gallery 1 / Photo Gallery 2 /  Photo Gallery 3 & Superintendent Speech / Tulsa World / Commencement Program / Graduation Celebration Photos / If you missed Commencement, you can see it online. Click here to create an account, and find the Graduation video ... continue reading

  • Commencement Photos Gallery 3 - by Tulsa World

    05.12.16

    Originally posted May 12, 2016 Union Graduation 2016 Photos by CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World http://goo.gl/Oi0ny9 Photo Gallery 1 / Photo Gallery 2 /  Photo Gallery 3 & Superintendent Speech / Tulsa World / Commencement Program / Graduation Celebration Photos / continue reading

  • Thank you for supporting Special Olympics

    05.12.16

    Originally posted May 12, 2016   Thanks to our athletes for volunteering for @SpecialOlympics today! pic.twitter.com/cSbjBRjwku— Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) May 12, 2016 continue reading

  • Congratulations to the 2016 Salutatorians

    05.09.16

    Originally posted May 9, 2016 Congratulations to the 2016 Salutatorians for Union High School! They are: Sae Yeun Chang, Glory  Christian, Elena  Guo, Cao Huynh, Feroz Keyani, Terry Leon, Christopher Loerke, Kimberly Mota, Daniel Nguyen, Ekenedilichukwu  Nwakoby, Stephen Pangestu and Daniel  Smith. They will be recognized during Commencement, which starts at 7:30 ... continue reading

  • Union to broadcast graduation live online for the first time

    05.08.16

    Originally posted May 5, 2016 For the first time in Union’s history, graduation will be broadcast live online using Union’s new U-View online streaming service.  Click here to set up a free account  and you will be able to watch Union’s incredible graduation ceremony live.  The Union High School 2016 Commencement is May 11, 2016, at 7:30 p.m., at the Mabee Center. With three camera angles and a full audio feed from the event, you will not miss a moment of ... continue reading

  • Another big surprise from Ellen for McAuliffe librarian

    05.07.16

    Originally posted May 9, 2016 Watch The Ellen DeGeneres Show today see the surprise. Another big surprise for @UnionSchools librarian today from @TheEllenShow https://t.co/j2iBPnbetr #2WorksforYou pic.twitter.com/o85FggXWBq — 2 Works for You (@KJRH2HD) May 9, 2016 continue reading

  • U-Wear sale this Saturday

    05.06.16

    Originally posted May 6, 2016 Come to our U-Wear Spirit Store Sale Saturday May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. continue reading

  • View Union Jazz live recording for Studio Cole

    05.06.16

    Originally posted May 6, 2016 Did you miss the live recording for Studio Cole? See the video on the Union Band's Facebook page. The event was recorded live Thursday, May 5 in the high school band room continue reading

  • Save the date! Library summer reading program starts May 31

    05.06.16

    Originally posted May 6, 2016 Save the date! Tulsa City-County Library's Summer Reading Program starts May 31! Sign up for the children's, teen, or adult program in person at any library to receive your printed reading log, or register online and print your reading log from home - no library card required.  If you would like to register ahead of time, you can pick up a printed reading log in person at your local library or register online and print a reading log at www. ... continue reading

  • Services for beloved Rosa Parks music teacher, Charles Johnston

    05.05.16

    Originally posted May 6, 2016 Union would like to express condolences to family, friends and coworkers of Rosa Parks music teacher Charles Johnston, who passed away Wednesday, May 4, after a long illness. He was 58. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today, Friday, Stanleys Funeral Service, and service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Bethany Christian Church. "We are heartbroken but honored to help with his vision of taking every fifth grade student to a nice dinner and to the adult Opera. Friday ... continue reading

  • Scholastic Book Fair sale at the UMAC this week

    05.04.16

    Originally posted May 2, 2016 Scholastic Book Fair Sale Tuesday - Thursday, May 3-5: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the UMAC. Save up to 80 percent! continue reading

  • May the 4th Be With You!

    05.04.16

    Originally posted May 4, 2016 As the school year winds down to the last day on Friday, May 20, it is time to have some fun and celebrate Star Wars Day - May 4th. For the past year, students and staff across the district have celebrated Union events from pep assemblies to book fairs to a Steampunk play that borrowed on the Star Wars theme.   Images on ths page are from the past year. The video below is from the Boevers Book Wars Reading Night this past February. May 4 is often known ... continue reading

  • Star Wars Day fun

    05.04.16

    Originally posted May 4, 2016   May the 4th Be With You https://t.co/zynNsNV4FL pic.twitter.com/Knu8X5AcX0— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 4, 2016 continue reading

  • Three-year-old students get ready for the Carnival of Animals on May 20

    05.04.16

    Originally posted May 5, 2016 Three-year-old students are getting ready for the upcoming Carnival of Animals on Friday, May 20, at the Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center. There will be two performances, 5-545 p.m., and 6:15 to 7 p.m. To assist with audience participation, Dan Call from the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra, is visiting the school prior to the Carnival of the Animals to lead children in choral and movement explorations related to Carnival of the Animals. Photos on this ... continue reading

  • Theatre of Professionals presents 'Rumors' May 2-7

    05.03.16

    Originally posted May 2, 2016 The Theatre of Professionals presents "Rumors" at 7 p.m. this week, May 2-7 at the 9th Grade Center Studio featuring four different casts in a beloved Neil Simon comedy directed by teacher Sarah Pradhan. So you just have to go every night! Tickets are just $5. The Theatre of Professionals features students in grades 9-12. Download the program on this page to view the cast/credits. In this classic whodunit, four high-powered New York couples ... continue reading

  • Studio Cole Jazz Thursday, May 5

    05.03.16

    Originally posted May 3, 2016   Don't miss Studio Cole Jazz performance and live recording this Thursday, May 5th in the high school band room! pic.twitter.com/9n8jTyK1QW — Union Bands (@UnionBands) May 3, 2016 continue reading

  • FREE concert tonight! Be There! Percussion Rules!

    05.03.16

    Originally posted May 3, 2016   Tonight, May 3! 7pm! UHS PAC! Free! Percussion! Music! Be there! pic.twitter.com/sGErATHCew — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 3, 2016 continue reading

  • Cranky Bear makes for fun lesson for 3-year-olds

    05.03.16

    Originally posted May 3, 2016 A very cranky bear has been the focus for the children in Room 19 at Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center.  We began our investigation after reading The Very Cranky Bear and finding a “cave” on the field behind our classroom.  The children knew they needed to make him happy so they were determined to make him different items they believed he would enjoy.  For the past couple of weeks, Room 19 has been constructing a truck for the bear. ... continue reading

  • Clark Baby Book Club encourages reading

    05.03.16

    Originally posted May 3, 2016 Clark families with non-school-aged children at home were invited to Baby Book Club last Thursday, April 28, at 1:00 p.m. at Clark -- and the turnout was huge.   Clark Community School Coordinator Kulsum Siddiqui said the activity encourages families to read with their children and to enjoy reading at an early age. "Reading is the foundation of everything we do here at Union and - as a mother of young children myself - I feel strongly ... continue reading

  • Happy Nurses Day

    05.03.16

    Originally posted May 4, 2016   View from the Nurse's Office today @UnionHSTulsa Posters by Leadership & notes by ER2 students. #allmylife pic.twitter.com/DvTTztTgG1— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 4, 2016 continue reading

  • High School hosts fun Reggaefest

    05.02.16

    Originally posted May 2, 2016 The High School hosted the annual Reggaefest last week, a great time for students as they celebrated the end of the school year at the UMAC. Photos on this page by the yearbook staff. continue reading

  • Union High School named 'High Performing' by state

    05.02.16

    Originally posted May 2, 2016 Union High School has been named a 2015 High Performing School by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. “This outstanding achievement sets your school apart and is a testament to you and your staff's persistent pursuit of excellence in education,” stated Joy Hofmeister, State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The designation as a High Performing School means Union High School “is a learning community in which students continually ... continue reading

  • Union TOPs presents 'Rumors' May 2-7

    05.02.16

    Originally posted May 2, 2016   Union presents 'Rumors' May 2-7 https://t.co/YyLqg9Uu45 @UnionFineArts @9GCUnion @UnionHSTulsa @UHSstudents_ pic.twitter.com/FWaUvKJBpX — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) May 2, 2016 continue reading

  • 5th graders prepare for tonight's show

    05.02.16

    Originally posted May 2, 2016 Members of the Union Public Schools 5th Grade Choir rehearse for their May 2 show at Union High School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The students represent honor choirs from all of the elementary school sites.  The Fifth Grade YouthARTS! Concert is Monday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Union High School. Come travel America’s highway with us as we take a trip along “Route 66." This concert features songs from each state along the way and includes well known tunes ... continue reading

  • Who is your favorite teacher?

    05.02.16

    Originally posted May 3, 2016   Who was your favorite teacher and why?#TeacherAppreciationWeek pic.twitter.com/iqlkKGGL1L— Tulsa Regional STEM (@TulsaSTEM) May 2, 2016 continue reading

  • Board Report - April 18

    04.28.16

    Originally posted April 25, 2016 See past Board reports/minutes Last day of school set Friday, May 20 Upon the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler, the Board of Education scheduled the last official day of school for students for Friday, May 20. Because Union did not use any of its allotted snow days, the last day would have been Monday, May 23.  However, Union students will have completed the number of instructional hours needed by that point, and rather than ask students ... continue reading

  • Football players give back to the hungry

    04.28.16

    Originally posted April 28, 2016   Union football got to feed 131 kids for a year today. what did you do today?#ItAllAddsUp pic.twitter.com/nUZO63Muag — 2017 (@KING_FISHER30) April 27, 2016 #UnionFb packed @fmsc_org meals today. Fed 131 children for a year. 47,962 meals packed #ItAllAddsUp pic.twitter.com/G2heyJ4B7t — Union Football (@UnionFootball) April 27, 2016 We are so proud of these young men. 'The heart that gives, gathers.' - Tao Te Ching ... continue reading

  • Education leaders talk budget

    04.28.16

    Originally posted April 28, 2016   100 #Tulsa leaders and 10 school districts coming together this morning to talk about the #oklaed budget crisis pic.twitter.com/Kaq71cOwYa — ImpactTulsa (@ImpactTulsa) April 28, 2016 continue reading

  • Alternative School celebrates 5 new graduates

    04.27.16

    Originally posted April 27, 2017 Union Alternative faculty, family and staff came together to celebrate the accomplishments of five new graduates: Anthony Gonzales, TyReelle Buchanan, Brishana Jones, Allie Haven and Austin Smith. Students choose to attend and must be accepted into Union Alternative, which hosts graduation each month as students fulfill their needed requirement for a high school diploma. Thank you to student Dakota Grumbles for video assistance. See related story/photos   ... continue reading

  • Union hosts Special Olympics event at Tuttle

    04.26.16

    Originally posted April 26, 2016 Union students joined others from the area last Friday at Tuttle Stadium as they particpated in bocce ball for the Special Olympics. Enjoy the images. continue reading

  • Rosa Parks book buddies

    04.26.16

    Originally posted April 26, 2016 Second graders from Mrs. Solnok's class listen intently to fourth grader, Angel Marquez, read during Book Buddies. continue reading

  • Summer Community Education classes offered

    04.25.16

    Originally posted April 25, 2016 Come join Community Education for some fun filled classes this summer at Moore Elementary! Enroll now for Bricks 4 Kidz, Combat Zone Karte, Tippi Toes, and Young Rembrandts. See download form. Kim Jennings, Community Education, Union Public School, 918-357-6029 continue reading

  • Union alum to talk about severe weather at High School today

    04.25.16

    Originally posted April 25, 2016   News On 6 Meteorologist Mike Grogan will speak about severe weather at tonight's D7 Town Hall, 6pm @ Union High Sch. pic.twitter.com/TdRthmf8QL — Tulsa City Council (@tulsacouncilgov) April 25, 2016 continue reading

  • Union activities, events tonight cancelled due to weather

    04.25.16

    Originally posted April 26, 2016 Due to anticipated severe weather this evening, Union Public Schools is cancelling all after-school-classes, practices, activities, and events.  That includes Union’s Adult Community Education ESL and GED classes.  The only exception is EDP--Union’s Extended Day Program. We are encouraging EDP parents to pick up their students early, if possible.   continue reading

  • UYFA Showing today

    04.24.16

    Originally posted April 25, 2016   UYFA Showing If your daughter is unsure what spirit squad to join, come out and see what Union Pom has to offer! pic.twitter.com/RUOV3LIkEl — Union Pom (@UnionPom) April 25, 2016 continue reading

  • State PTA Reflections winners announced

    04.23.16

    Originally posted April 21, 2016 Congratulations to the Union students who placed in the state PTA Reflections contest.  - Hillary Liebermanm Union PTA Reflections Chair. Union students who entered the PTA Reflections contest and have won at the state level are listed below:   Stormie Rachelle Pagan Literature High School Union High PTA Become an Inspiration Madison Bremer ... continue reading

  • Last day of school is Friday, May 20

    04.22.16

    Originally posted April 19, 2016   The last day of school for Union Public Schools will be Friday, May, 20! — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 19, 2016 continue reading

  • Foundation delivers a total of $28,892 in grants to 40 teachers

    04.22.16

    Originally posted April 22, 2016 Members of the Union Schools Education Foundation visited several school sites today, passing out grants to teachers.  The deliveries concluded a week-long celebration as the Union Schools Education Foundation presented checks to its 2015-2016 grant recipients.  Thirty-seven grants totaling $28,892.29 were given to 40 different teachers at 15 of the district’s 19 sites.  The classroom projects to be funded ranged from $122.94 to $1,999. ... continue reading

  • Rosa Parks, Boevers students try asparagus from a local farm today

    04.22.16

    Originally posted April 22, 2016 Union Public School Child Nutrition believes children should be introduced to new foods in a positive and encouraging environment.  Sometimes it takes up to 10 times to try something new before the new food is actually accepted, said Lisa Griffin, R.D. L.D., Director of Child Nutrition for Union Public Schools. Child Nutrition also wants to promote and serve fresh, local, nutritious foods grown by farmers in the Tulsa area.  Today, at Rosa ... continue reading

  • Happy Earth Day: Geese take a gander at Union Service Center

    04.22.16

    Originally posted April 22, 2016 Two families of geese, including six baby geese or goslings, enjoyed a stroll today at the Union Education Service Center. Gretchen Haas-Bethell, senior executive director of Communication, is in the car throwing the Union 'U" sign. Happy Earth Day! continue reading

  • Have a great weekend!

    04.22.16

    Originally posted April 22, 2016 Lisa Griffin, R.D. L.D., Director of Child Nutrition for Union Public Schools, enjoys a hamburger with the staff at Rosa Parks Elementary School! Enjoy the weekend! See story about her visit to Rosa Parks continue reading

  • Clark families support young talent at YouthArts!

    04.21.16

    Originally posted April 21, 2016 It was so much fun to see Clark families coming out to support their budding artists! The kids were so proud! - Clark art teacher Ashley Lewis Best art and some awesome parents!! Thank you for coming to Youth Arts Clark families! - Principal Theresa Kiger The annual visual arts exhibition for YouthArts! is under way at the UMAC. You need to visit to see some of the great talent on display from all the grades from across the district. The photos on this ... continue reading

  • Happy Earth Day

    04.21.16

    Originally posted April 22, 2016   Happy Earth Day! https://t.co/tK89iHmykH https://t.co/TfEbdaDNVA — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 22, 2016 continue reading

  • Visual arts display for YouthArts! open at the UMAC

    04.20.16

    Originally posted April 20, 2016 The annual visual arts exhibition for YouthArts! is under way at the UMAC. You need to visit to see some of the great talent on display from all the grades from across the district. The photos on this page only show some of the items you might see. See schedule for this year's annual YouthArts! celebration. continue reading

  • A student's view on the state budget crisis

    04.20.16

    Originally posted April 20,, 2016   Union Senior Maureen Haynes gives her view on the OK Education crisis https://t.co/GK2uMXl6rv — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 20, 2016 continue reading

  • Prom party pics

    04.20.16

    Originally posted April 20, 2016 Enjoy these pictures from last week Prom at Union High School. Images by yearbook editor Amy Riker. continue reading

  • Native American seniors feted

    04.20.16

    Originally posted April 20, 2016 Union Public Schools Native American Program honored the Class of 2016 Tuesdayat 6 p.m. at the Union 6/7th Grade Center. Photos here by Debbie Greever. Download the program from the event. continue reading

  • Four Foundation grants delivered to Cedar Ridge

    04.19.16

    Originally posted April 19, 2016 The Union Schools Education Foundation began distributing teacher grants Monday, starting at Cedar Ridge Elementary School. More grants will be delivered this week. Thank you to the Foundation! Enjoy these photos of the grant recipients at Cedar Ridge. (Mrs. Cassie Romine, Mrs. Carol Conrad, Mrs. Janet DeMarco, and Ms. Beth Turner - pictured with retiring Principal Ellen Crager).  Beth Turner helped at the Foundation dinner this year and she is my ... continue reading

  • YouthArts! brings visual delights to the UMAC

    04.19.16

    Originally posted April 20, 2016   Lots to see at the UMAC for #YouthArts https://t.co/GZfydcwjAu @UnionFineArts pic.twitter.com/UUy0l6LRCj— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 20, 2016 continue reading

  • Be Different. Be United.

    04.18.16

    Originally posted April 6, 2016   Be Different.Be United. https://t.co/QXE1rtDOOA@UHSstudents_ @UnionSchools @Union_Athletics — UHype Crew (@UHypeCrew) April 6, 2016 continue reading

  • 4 to attend prestigious Teacher's College Reading Workshop at Columbia University

    04.18.16

    Originally posted April 11, 2016 Four teachers from Rosa Parks Elementary School, 13702 E. 46th Place, have been awarded grants from Fund for Teachers to participate in the prestigious Teacher's College Reading Workshop at Columbia University in New York City this summer. The team includes first grade teacher Laura Latta, who was also named Union’s District Teacher of the Year, first grade teacher Janna Hamilton, third grade teacher Jamie Copenhaver, and fifth grade teacher Danielle ... continue reading

  • Roy Clark students do yoga to ease stress from testing

    04.18.16

    Originally posted April 18, 2016 Clark Elementary is giving yoga a chance to do something more: to help students deal with the stresses of Oklahoma Core Curriculum Testing. Students exercise to ease stress from testing Kulsum Siddiqui came up with the idea to make yoga more than just an after-school offering after overhearing a conversation between schoolgirls. “A group of fifth-grade girls walked by my door, and I heard one say ‘I’m so stressed. I can’t wait to go ... continue reading

  • Superintendent skills

    04.18.16

    Originally posted April 18, 2016   Superintendent Hartzler showing off his tennis skills today @ the Union Tennis Center @Union_Athletics @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/nXBo8RMoMB — Redskin Tennis (@RedskinTennis) April 15, 2016 continue reading

  • Math and styrofoam

    04.17.16

    Originally posted April 18, 2016   Using styrofoam cups and plates to analyze quadratic function characteristics!! pic.twitter.com/uLuws8ZrYu — Union P.S. Math (@UnionMath) April 15, 2016 continue reading

  • Weather stattion at the High School

    04.17.16

    Originally posted April 18, 2016 Don’t forget about this wonderful resource.  Our WeatherBug station is on top of the High School facing West.  Check live data.  Track daily changes.  View archived data and interpret patterns in tables or graphs.  See a live view of weather from the High School. http://legacy.weather.weatherbug.com/weather-safety/online-weather-center/OnlineWeatherCenter.aspx?aid=6444 continue reading

  • Area school administrators urge lawmakers to approve education budget

    04.14.16

    Originally posted April 14, 2016 The Tulsa County Area School Administrators association on Wednesday issued an urgent call for state lawmakers to approve a new education budget so local school leaders can more accurately cut personnel and programs. “We can’t wait until the end of the legislative session for a budget, because we need answers in order to know what to expect moving forward into the next school year,” said Jenks Superintendent Stacey Butterfield, who currently serves ... continue reading

  • Union hosts summer camp expo for families

    04.14.16

    Originally posted April 14, 2016 Union Public Schools hosted a summer camp enrollment fair Wednesday which attracted several families as they explored opportunities children could participate in this summer. The camp was held at the 6th/7th Grade Center; photos on this page by McAuliffe Community Schools coordinator Emma Thadani. Representatives from residential camps, local day camps, and summer programs for ages 4 – 18 spoke with families about what they offer, spanning the spectrum from ... continue reading

  • Camp expo features summer possibilities

    04.14.16

    Originally posted April 14, 2016 Union Public Schools hosted a summer camp enrollment fair Wednesday which attracted several families as they explored opportunities children could participate in this summer. The camp was held at the 6th/7th Grade Center; photos on this page by McAuliffe Community Schools coordinator Emma Thadani. See story/photos.   Love working with great STEM partners like @TrueBlueTU and NSU @Union67Center for STEM Summer Camp Fair! pic.twitter.com/EqQ3etiKEq — ... continue reading

  • Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope runs April 18-23

    04.14.16

    Originally posted April 14, 2016 Enjoy these dress rehearsal pictures taken by High School teacher Amy Riker on Monday, featuring Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope. "I loved taking these pictures," Riker said. "It combines three of my favorite things: Shakespeare, Star Wars and Steampunk." The play runs 7 p.m. April 18-23 at the High School Studio Theatre. It is directed by Troy Powell. Tickets are $5. continue reading

  • What parents can learn from test taking

    04.13.16

    Originally posted April 14, 2016   It's test-taking time for Oklahoma kids, but parents can get schooled, too https://t.co/hgnIQ3apwK — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 14, 2016 continue reading

  • National Assistant Principals Week

    04.12.16

    Originally posted April 13, 22016 This is National Assistant Principals Week! Please take a moment to say thank you to our outstanding assistant principals! They do a phenomenal job each day and we are lucky to have them on our team! - Marla Robinson, Director of Student Life continue reading

  • Enrollment under way for Union summer camp

    04.11.16

    Originally posted April 7, 2016 The Union Extended Day Program will host summer camp May 31-August 5 at Jefferson Elementary School, 8418 S. 107 E. Ave., for students currently enrolled at Union Public Schools pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. This year's theme is Land of Opportunities. Camp is for students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Class is limited to 150 students (20 for pre-kindergarten students). For enrollment information, click on the download link above.  If ... continue reading

  • Do you want to be a college athlete?

    04.11.16

    Originally posted April 11, 2016   Local athletes, don't forget about the forum this Thursday with coaches from @utulsa!! See flyer for more info! pic.twitter.com/eglxwTCSYW — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) April 11, 2016 continue reading

  • 37th annual YouthArts! Festival to run April 14-May 17

    04.11.16

    Originally posted April 11, 2016 Union's Fine Arts Department proudly presents YouthArts!, an annual fine arts festival showcasing the creative works and talents of elementary and secondary students. YouthArts! is one of the longest running festivals of its type in the state of Oklahoma, celebrating its 37th anniversary in the spring of 2016. It was founded by Ed Tackett, now retired director of Fine Arts, and has grown immensely over the years. The 2016 Festival will run from April 14-May 17. ... continue reading

  • Clark students enjoy Kid's Yoga Day

    04.11.16

    Originally posted April 11, 2016 Zen and good vibes were definitely in the air Friday at Roy Clark - see previous story involving a kindergarten class who helped with a marriage proposal - as students participated in a yoga class for Kid's Yoga Day! Instructor Dana Morris, who leads after-school yoga classes, at Roy Clark as part of Union's Community Schools offerings, lead some classes Friday in the counselor's classroom. The students had fun bending and stretching as Morris lead the ... continue reading

  • Union teachers featured in Union Boundary

    04.11.16

    Originally posted April 12, 2016 The Union Boundary has featured several 2015-2016 Site Teachers of the Year in a continuing installment of stories. The Union Boundary spotlights Union teachers: Laura Latta, Kaelen Brackin, Karen Dale & Nichole Weeks:... http://fb.me/4xld8tGQL  The Union Boundary spotlights Union teachers: Jordan Roark, Pam Cox, Brenda Robinson & Amanda Cole:... http://fb.me/7MUx0KC9w    continue reading

  • From shy Oklahoma kid to international soccer star

    04.11.16

    Originally posted April 12, 2016 Parker Goins finally got the phone call she’d dreamed of all her young life.  She was invited to play soccer for the U18 national team, and she would spend 11 days in Spain wearing the colors of her nation playing against U19s from Denmark, England and Norway. The only problem was when the call came, she was on crutches. “I was like, ‘Oh wow, this is bad,’ ” Goins said. Read the full story here. ... continue reading

  • OSDE releases Fast Facts e-resource

    04.10.16

    Originally posted April 11, 2016  In an effort to simplify and contextualize education data and statistics, the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has published an online e-resource of facts and figures. “Oklahoma Public Schools: Fast Facts, 2015-2016” contains 32 pages of graphs and information on education topics including enrollment, student demographics, academic achievement and more. In most cases, comparative data is included. “The State Department of ... continue reading

  • Thank you, partners

    04.10.16

    Originally posted April 11, 2016   Because of you, Union Community Partners, our students enjoy enriched and engaged learning that advances their... https://t.co/D4I52e3HWD— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 11, 2016 continue reading

  • Union students winners at State PTA Reflections contest

    04.08.16

    Originally posted April 6, 2016 Congratulations to the Union students who entered the PTA Reflections contest and won at the state level. - Hillary Lieberman, Union PTA Reflections Chair Stormie Rachelle Pagan Literature High school Union High PTA Become an Inspiration Madison Bremer Literature High school Union High PTA All It Takes Is ... continue reading

  • Sixth grade Carrera students learn about bows and arrows

    04.07.16

    Originally posted April 7, 2016 Sixth grade students in The Carrera Program were on target Tuesday as they learned about the fineer points of archery in the school gym. The Carrera Program tries to introduce several non-traditional activities - such as archery and swimming - to students to pique their interests in healthy activities.  Carrera specialists want to introduce new and exciting activities and things to students that they haven’t been introduced to in the past. ... continue reading

  • Making an impact on Tulsa; Impact Tulsa

    04.07.16

    Originally posted April 8, 2016   Thanks! @ImpactTulsa @knowledgeworks Learn more about Impact Tulsa: https://t.co/waOdFKYeHP — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 8, 2016 continue reading

  • Tutoring directory available for parents

    04.06.16

    Originally posted March 29, 2016 The Union College & Career Center is piloting a tutoring program this spring for all students across the district, and is sharing a list of tutors available for students and families. A directory of teachers, containing subject fields, fees and contact information, is being shared for families and students. Tutoring sessions with teachers are held in a public place outside of school hours. Appointments must be made with the tutor. continue reading

  • Be Wise & Immunize at the Tulsa Zoo April 23!

    04.06.16

    Originally posted March 30, 2016 LIONS AND TIGERS...AND IMMUNIZATIONS, OH MY! "BE WISE IMMUNIZE AT THE TULSA ZOO 2016" 6421 E. 36TH Street North, Tulsa Saturday, April 23 - 10 am until 2 pm Enjoy FREE admission to the Tulsa Zoo for each child immunized at event PLUS up to two accompanying family members! Immunizations for infants and children through 18 years of age Children must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian; must bring immunization record ... continue reading

  • Dr. Carrera meets with Union 7th grade panel

    04.06.16

    Originally posted April 6, 2016   Dr. Michael Carrera & Union 7th graders at meeting with community leaders today. @Union67Center @CASCarrera @doddk2 pic.twitter.com/QosjS6Ybfy — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) April 6, 2016   The Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program is in partnership with Union Public Schools and the Community Service Council of Tulsa.  This research-based program employs a long-term, holistic approach to empower and educate our youth. ... continue reading

  • Early learning helps students thrive in kindergarten, beyond

    04.06.16

    Originally posted April 7, 2016   Yes! And ours is FREE! Get all the details you need to enroll your 4 year old at https://t.co/4H1F9AsDaf. https://t.co/9gsNz661il — ImpactTulsa (@ImpactTulsa) April 6, 2016 Studies prove kids who have rich early learning experiences are better prepared to thrive in kindergarten & beyond. pic.twitter.com/LKmh00zckC — US Dept of Education (@usedgov) April 6, 2016     What does Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education ... continue reading

  • Clothing drive under way; new socks, underwear needed

    04.04.16

    Originally posted April 4, 2015 Please donate new socks and new underwear April 4–22. There is a great need! Please drop them off at your school site. continue reading

  • Construction updates posted

    03.30.16

    Originally posted March 30, 2016 Construction updates for Rosa Parks Elementary, the 8th Grade Center and Elementary #14 have been posted. Union bond dollars at work: updates to Rosa Parks, 8th Grade Center & and our new elementary school; https://t.co/trqnSziQPg — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) March 30, 2016 continue reading

  • Union Education Service Center recognized as a healthy business

    03.30.16

    Originally posted March 30, 2016 The Union Education Service Center, 8506 E. 61st Street, was recognized recently as a 2015 Certified Excellence Business for its healthy way of doing business. Certified Healthy recipients are recognized for promoting health and wellness where Oklahomans live, work, learn, and play. They set positive examples and shape brighter futures for Oklahoma. Certified Healthy Oklahoma is a free statewide certification dedicated to showcasing the state’s ... continue reading

  • Early enrollment information for PreK, K, 3-year-olds

    03.29.16

    Originally posted February 15, 2016  Click on the link above to download this information in English and Spanish as well as information for early childhood, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten enrollment. PRE-KINDERGARTEN AND KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT Hours for the enrollment dates below are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Enrollment Center located at 6011 S 89 E Ave., on 61st between Memorial and Mingo. Children who are at least four years old on or before September 1, 2016, may be ... continue reading

  • Muskogee educators tour Jefferson's ABL classroom

    03.29.16

    Originally posted March 29, 2016 Early childhood educators from the Muskogee School District toured the new Action-Based Learning Lab at Jefferson Elementary School this morning. The vistors explained to Principal Kim Rampey and physical education teacher Diana Irick that they are exploring avenues to improve education at their school site. The visitors have previously visited the Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center. Irick, who helped secure the program for Jefferson, said the class ... continue reading

  • Annual PTA chess tournament attracts about 200 Union kids

    03.28.16

    Originally posted March 28, 2016 The second annual Union Elementary Chess Tournament was a complete success Saturday, according to Leigh Roy, president of the PTA Council, and Stacey Roemerman, chairwoman of the event and vice president on the Board of Education. Ten out of Union's 13 elementary schools brought almost 200 kids to play four 20-minute matches Safurday, Roiy reported. Every participant walked away with a medal or a ribbon!. In addition, the PTA Council event ... continue reading

  • Science & math camps coming this summer!

    03.24.16

    Originally posted March 24, 2016   Science & math camps coming this summer! Learn more & sign-up at the #STEM Summer Camp Fair TODAY @ 3pm. https://t.co/YpWUsLNQUQ / — Tulsa Regional STEM (@TulsaSTEM) March 24, 2016 continue reading

  • Smiley O Riley visits McAuliffe EDP program

    03.24.16

    Originally posted March 24, 2016 McAuliffe students in the Extended Day Program received a treat this week after school when they were visited by Smiley O Riley, a special clown who talked to students about good dental health. The animated clown jumped, shared bad puns and and even juggled, while demonstrating the importance of eating right and brushing your teeth. continue reading

  • Salsa de Mayo coming to UMAC May 22

    03.23.16

    Originally posted March 23, 2016 Salsa De Mayo, a fund raiser for TFI Family Connections will run 2:30 to 4:30 pm. May 22 at the UMAC. Tickets: http://www.salsademayo.com/ Salsa De Mayo is a family friendly fundaraising event benefitting TFI Family Connections. Not only is the event a taste testing event, but also a family entertainment event, complete with pinatas, salsa dance lessons, inflatables, face painting, burrito eating contests, and more. Salsa De Mayo also celebrates Foster Care and ... continue reading

  • Volunteers needed at High School

    03.22.16

    Originally posted March 22, 2016 This is Jennifer Beer, Union High School Assistant Principal.  We are looking for volunteer test monitors for our EOI spring testing.  Test monitors are crucial in administering each End of Instruction exam.  The High School will need test monitors April 11 through May 6 during the school day, 8:20 a.m. to 3:20 p.m, except for Fridays. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and not currently students at Union.  Volunteers may serve in shifts ... continue reading

  • Science & colors

    03.22.16

    Originally posted March 24, 2016   How colors really affect us and the science behind different colors in marketing: https://t.co/rPvKfRvbtM pic.twitter.com/s8DaCdW0sq — Buffer (@buffer) March 24, 2016 continue reading

  • Teachers are the lifeblood of Oklahoma

    03.10.16

    Originally posted March 10, 2016 On Wednesday at the Teacher of the Year pep rally, Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler and Associate Superintendent Dr. Kathy Dodd thanked teachers for their service and applauded their efforts to provide the best education possible to students. Below is Dr. Hartzler's speech: It is an honor to be here today as we recognize our Teachers of the Year for 2015-2016, and to celebrate the importance of what it means to be an educator.   I would like ... continue reading

  • Parent forum on state education budget Tuesday, March 8

    03.03.16

    Originally posted March 4, 2016 If you would like to learn more about the budget issue and the impact on our schools, there's an event happening at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 8  at Darnaby Elementary School, 7625 E. 87th Street. The forum will feature Gene Perry, Policy Director for the Oklahoma Policy Institute, speaking on the current budget crisis and the effects these shortfalls and cuts are having on Oklahoma schools. Organizers write on the Facebook event page, "Please ... continue reading

  • Work begins at for Elementary 14 school

    03.02.16

    Originally posted March 2, 2016   Demolition & construction has begun at the new Elementary 14 site. Thank you voters! #ForgingAhead pic.twitter.com/YN0PnHUqeZ — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) March 2, 2016 continue reading

  • Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

    03.02.16

    Originally posted March 2, 2016   Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! How are you celebrating? https://t.co/idHQDLk7IC #ReadAcrossAmerica #okea #oklaed pic.twitter.com/OcpD7w4B0W — OK Education Assoc. (@okea) March 2, 2016 continue reading

  • Donate Prom gowns during month of March

    02.28.16

    Originally posted February 29, 2016   Please donate gently used or new evening/prom gowns to give a young girl a chance to go to Prom. From March 2-25. pic.twitter.com/tAByHCOZDG — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) February 29, 2016 continue reading

  • Superintendent opinion piece on vouchers in 'Tulsa World'

    02.28.16

    Originally posted February 29, 2016 Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartler wrote an opinion piece, which appeared in the Sunday Tulsa World. Oklahoma’s Supreme Court recently ruled that it is OK to use public taxpayer dollars to fund private and religious schools. Taxpayers, beware! On the surface, vouchers — or an Education Savings Account — sound very appealing to some. Choice seems like a very logical thing to offer parents when it comes to educating their child. But, if we were to ... continue reading

  • New stuff at the U-Wear Spirit Store

    02.23.16

    Originally posted February 23, 2016   Now in stock Union Nike compression tops and shorts!! #unionathleticwear #getyourunionon pic.twitter.com/qP5FGsd0Cj— U-Wear Spirit Store (@U_WearStore) February 22, 2016 continue reading

  • PTA Council selling spirit wear; orders due Feb. 26

    02.18.16

    Originally posted February 19, 2016 The Union PTA Council is selling spirit wear to raise funds for student scholarships and other PTA events. Orders are due by Friday, February 26. Use the download button to access the order form. continue reading

  • State Supreme Court rules in favor of scholarships for students with disabilities

    02.17.16

    Originally posted February 17, 2016 The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that state-funded private school scholarships for students with disabilities are constitutional. The ruling came down in a taxpayer lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship Program for Children with Disabilities.  Tulsa World story The latest lawsuit began in October 2013, when a dozen Oklahomans from across the state sued in Oklahoma County to have the Henry law declared ... continue reading

  • Early Childhood Teacher of the Year: Kaelen Brackin

    02.11.16

    The District Teacher of the Year will be named during a reception for all teachers at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at the Union Performing Arts Center. Originally posted February 11, 2016 Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center Kaelen Brackin Fourth year teaching for Union Public Schools - all at the Early Childhood Education Center. In high school and college, worked at New Haven Day School as a preschool teacher and an after school program teacher for PRE-K through 5th grade ... continue reading

  • Board Report - February 8

    02.11.16

    Originally posted JFebruary 10, 2016 Foundation event online ticket sales end at midnight Monday! During the Communications portion of the meeting, Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler, urged everyone to be sure to get their tickets soon for the Union Schools Education Foundation’s “A Night of FOCUS" (Fund Our Children at Union Schools), a fundraising dinner and auction, that will be held 6 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 5 South Boston Ave. ... continue reading

  • Adult Education helps man gain American citizenship

    02.09.16

    Originally posted February 9, 2016 Sohrab Ebadi celebrated his birthday Monday with a uniquely American gift: his citizenship with the United States of America. Ebadi, who is from Iran, observed the milestone with classmates and teachers in his English as a Second Language class today at the Union Adult Education Learning Center, 7616 S. Garnett Road, as the center gave him an American flag. His civics teacher Charlotte Neller and his ESL teacher Kacey Gilpin posed with Ebadi for a few pictures as ... continue reading

  • PTA to host trading card tournament Feb. 13

    02.08.16

    Originally posted January 5, 2016 Time for some fun! The Union PTA Trading Card Tournament will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. February 13 at the 9th Grade Center. There will be tournament and door prizes as well as concessions. Wizard's Asylum is sponsoring the event, which a fund raiser for the PTA. See download to view some of the games. Entry fee is $5.   ONLINE SIGN UP AND REGISTRATION:  http://j.mp/UnionCardGame16   continue reading

  • Vote today; polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    02.08.16

    Originally posted February 9, 2016 Remember to vote today! Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. today, Tuesday, February 9. Please be sure to check the map and the precinct listing below. If your precinct number or polling place has changed, the Election Board should have sent you notification and a new voter registration card. State law requires voters to show either their voter registration card or a current, unexpired photo ID issued by the US government, the State of Oklahoma, or a ... continue reading

  • Union election tomorrow! Polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    02.08.16

    Originally posted February 8, 2016 Union’s 95 school buses transport 10-thousand-500 students and collectively travel a distance equivalent to a round trip from Houston, Texas, to Seattle, Washington-- --every school day! It is essential that we replace older, high-mileage buses to sustain efficiency, ensure safety, and avoid breakdowns on busy highways.  Proposition 2 on the February 9 bond issue calls for 8 regular route and two special education buses.  Please remember to vote ... continue reading

  • Volunteers needed for auction set-up

    02.08.16

    Originally posted February 9, 2016   Union Educ. Found. needs volunteers from 9:30–12:00 on Feb. 20th at OK Jazz Hall of Fame to set up for auction.... https://t.co/CLxS3vL7SS — College and Careers (@cccunion) February 9, 2016 continue reading

  • Two propositions on the Tuesday, Feb. 9 ballot

    02.05.16

    Originally posted February 4, 2016 Union’s reputation for forging ahead --- leading the way in public education innovation from early childhood programs through graduation---continues to attract families to the district.  On Tuesday, February 9, voters are asked to pass two propositions to accommodate district growth.  Major projects include construction of Elementary 14---the first half of which will open for 500 students in fall of 2017---new roofing at Darnaby; flooring at Moore; ... continue reading

  • Walk-in absentee balloting today, Friday

    02.04.16

    Originally posted February 4, 2016 Walk-In absentee balloting at the Election Board office (555 N. Denver) is Thursday, February 4, and Friday, February 5, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. For more information, call the Tulsa County Election Board at 918-596-5766 or 918-596-5780. http://www.unionps.org/absentee-ballots/ continue reading

  • Union staff members at national Native American conference

    02.04.16

    Originally posted February 5, 2016 Union staff members -- counselor Debbie Greever, teacher Nancy Pedicord, and teacher Sue Harilson -- seen here attending the The National Johnson-O'Malley Association, Inc., conference in Washington, D.C. The conference is focusing on Native American interests. Related story   continue reading

  • Clinic newsletter posted

    02.04.16

    Originally posted February 5, 2016 The Clinic for Union employees has distributed its latest newsletter with good healthy tips. To view, click on the download link above. continue reading

  • Union needs more school buses; voter approval sought Feb. 9

    02.03.16

    Originally posted February 1, 2016 Union’s 95 school buses transport 10-thousand-500 students and collectively travel a distance equivalent to a round trip from Houston, Texas, to Seattle, Washington-- --every school day! It is essential that we replace older, high-mileage buses to sustain efficiency, ensure safety, and avoid breakdowns on busy highways.  Proposition 2 on the February 9 bond issue calls for 8 regular route and two special education buses.  Please remember to vote ... continue reading

  • Thank you to all of our school counselors

    02.03.16

    Originally posted February 3, 2016   Thank you to all of our counselors at Union! #SchoolCounselorWeek pic.twitter.com/sNM9JFsWSz — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) February 3, 2016 continue reading

  • Union bond issue featured in the 'Boundary'

    02.03.16

    Originally posted February 3, 2016   Much of @UnionSchools Feb. 9 bond issue would address district growth, including construction of elementary school:https://t.co/PmCK4bpRLs — GTR Newspapers (@gtrnews) February 3, 2016 continue reading

  • Watch Union redefine the high school music

    02.02.16

    Originally posted February 1, 2016 If anyone out there thinks Union is best known as for its athletics, watch this! As a parent and an employee, I am so proud of the plethora of high-caliber co-curricular activities we offer our amazing kiddos. Come see Rach (her daughter) and her friends redefine "high school musical" on Feb. 3-6 at the Union PAC!!! - Associated Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Dr. Kathy Dodd   Watch Union redefine 'high school musical' Feb. 3-6 ... continue reading

  • Jackie White attends national Native American conference

    02.02.16

    Originally posted February 2, 2016 NJOMA treasurer, Jackie White, listens to Dr. Charles Roessel, Director of the Bureau of Indian Education at the national conference underway for the The National Johnson-O'Malley Association, Inc., in Washington, D.C. White also serves as Union's senior executive director of Federal Programs. Purpose: The National Johnson-O'Malley Association, Inc. was formed as a nonprofit, educational organization for the following purposes:  To create ... continue reading

  • Darnaby teachers provide PLTW training over weekend

    01.31.16

    Originally posted February 1 , 2016 Kristen Robinson and Suzanne Martin, PLTW Master Teachers, trained teachers to be STEM leaders during Project Lead the Way training for three days over the weekend. We had a blast hosting PLTW Lead Teacher Training! @PLTWorg @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/vxW6vLR3To — Darnaby Elementary (@DarnabyElem) January 31, 2016 Day 3 of Lead Teacher Training! @PLTWorg @UnionSchools pic.twitter.com/829AYn7jYF — Darnaby Elementary (@DarnabyElem) ... continue reading

  • 'Mary Poppins' to run Wednesday through Saturday

    01.29.16

    Originally posted January 29, 2016 It's almost here! The Union Public Schools All-School musical, Mary Poppins, starts Wednesday and runs through Saturday, February 6. Performances will be at 7 p.m.in the Union Performing Arts Center on the High School campus on February 3-6. Ticket prices vary. Expect a great show; just take a look at the dress rehearsal pictures taken by yearbook editor Amy Riker Thursday night. Purchase tickets here,  call the Expo Square ... continue reading

  • Road construction near the Education Service Center

    01.27.16

    Originally posted January 28, 2016 A nearly $6 million street-improvements project will slow traffic at 61st and Memorial just west of the Education Service Center for about nine months. Upgrades began this week at 61st Street and Memorial Drive. The 270-day contract with Crossland Heavy Contractors Inc. calls for the project to be completed by November, Vance said. See Tulsa World story continue reading

  • Your vote is critical on Tuesday, Feb. 9

    01.26.16

    Originally posted January 26, 2015 Every vote really does count!  Union’s annual bond election is set for Tuesday, February 9, and it is critical that each of us makes it a point to vote.  Without successful bond issues, we simply could not provide essential capital needs such as facilities, roofing, flooring, heating and air conditioning equipment, computers, software,  and school buses.  Years ago, one of Union’s propositions fell a single vote short of reaching the ... continue reading

  • 5th Grade Parents: Be a part of the Band!

    01.26.16

    Originally posted January 26, 2016   Dear 5th grade @UnionSchools parents, we hope that your student will #BePartoftheBand! https://t.co/IVdSKQgIdZ — Union Bands (@UnionBands) January 25, 2016 continue reading

  • Dr. Burden to serve as interim leader for Impact Tulsa

    01.26.16

    Originally posted January 27, 2016 Former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor, who launched the ImpactTulsa initiative, is stepping down as the organization’s CEO. Cathy Burden, former Union Public Schools superintendent, will lead the organization on an interim basis until a search for Taylor’s successor is complete.  ImpactTulsa, which launched in 2014, is a collaborative partnership between several entities seeking to ensure a high-quality education for all Tulsa-area students. The ... continue reading

  • Union Schools Education Foundation to host dinner, auction Feb. 20

    01.25.16

    Originally posted January 20, 2016 The Union Schools Education Foundation will host “A Night of Focus,” its annual dinner and auction to raise funds for teachers, at 6 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, 5 South Boston Ave.  A VIP reception will be held at 5:30 p.m.  Channel 6 Morning News anchor LeAnne Taylor will serve as honorary emcee for the event, which will raise funds for teacher grants and classroom activities that benefit students. Tickets ... continue reading

  • Thank you for supporting the Foundation

    01.25.16

    Originally posted January 25, 2016 Union Foundation Auction winner, Jason Carter, enjoyed a successful morning of duck hunting and brotherhood with Darnaby parent Jeff Hurwitz and principal, Chris Reynolds. Union Public Schools would like to thank Mr. Carter for his generous donation to the Foundation. The Union Schools Education Foundation will host “A Night of Focus,” its annual dinner and auction to raise funds for teachers, at 6 p.m. Saturday, February 20, at the Oklahoma Jazz ... continue reading

  • Union seeks voter approval of $27 million bond issue on Tuesday, Feb. 9

    01.19.16

    Originally posted January 19, 2016 Union Public Schools is asking voters to approve a $27 million bond package that includes building the first phase of a new elementary school. The new elementary accounts for about $15 million of the bond package. It would be located on 31st Street, east of Garnett Road, and would be the district’s 14th elementary site. Union hopes to open the school with approximately 500 students in the fall of 2017. A future bond issue would ask for additional funding ... continue reading

  • Text Community1 to 22333; help Union win

    01.19.16

    Originally posted January 19, 2016   Text Community1 to 22333. Help Union win #VZAppChallenge! Prize=$15k & chance to build app with MIT @medialab! https://t.co/NzGZwJTNPB — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 19, 2016 continue reading

  • Forging Ahead: Union seeks voter approval of $27 million bond issue on Tuesday, February 9

    01.18.16

    Originally posted January 7, 2016 Tuesday, February 9, Union Public Schools is asking patrons to consider approval of a $27-million school bond issue, the largest portion of which includes the construction of an elementary to enable students throughout the district to attend school closer to home.  Passage will not increase taxes above traditional levels and requires at least 60-percent of the vote. Visit our special section about the bond election for more information! There are two questions ... continue reading

  • Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    01.18.16

    Originally posted January 18, 2016   May the words of Dr. King inspire us today and every day. #MLKDay pic.twitter.com/jNO1NUiRCB — The College Board (@CollegeBoard) January 18, 2016 continue reading

  • Deadline to register to vote in Union's election is this Friday, January 15

    01.15.16

    Originally posted January 11, 2016 Voter registration books close Friday, January 15. Union is seeking voter approval of a $27 million bond election on Tuesday, February 9.  Completed registration forms must be postmarked by January 16. You can obtain a registration form at any Union school site, the Union Education Service Center, or the Tulsa County Election Board. For more information, call the Tulsa County Election Board at 918-596-5780. Forging Ahead  - Vote Tuesday, February 9 ... continue reading

  • School closed Friday & Monday

    01.15.16

    Originally posted January 14, 2016 Reminder: Schools will be closed both Friday and Monday, January 15 & January 18. Friday is a Professional Development Day & Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. continue reading

  • Have you purchased tickets for 'Mary Poppins'?

    01.15.16

    Originally posted January 16 2016   Rehearsals continue for Mary Poppins. Have you purchased your tickets yet? https://t.co/6fF1oo0EDP @UnionFineArts pic.twitter.com/6QWEdRFDwK — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 15, 2016     The Union Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for this year’s All-School musical, Mary Poppins.  Performances will be at 7 p.m.in the Union Performing Arts Center on the High ... continue reading

  • Free Community Education fair today at the UMAC

    01.14.16

    Originally posted January 14, 2015 Join us Thursday January 14 from 6:30 - 8 for a FREE Community Education Fair located in the Redskin Room at the UMAC. Find out about our KIDS YOGA program and TONS of other great after school activities for your children....Young Rembrandts, Dancing, Martial Arts, Basketball and many more! continue reading

  • Are you registered to vote? Tomorrow is the deadline

    01.14.16

    Originally posted January 14, 2016   Hey, @UHSstudents_, @HannahLove07 is registered to vote!Who else needs to register?Tomorrow's the deadline! pic.twitter.com/KoVD7kXOt2 — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) January 14, 2016 continue reading

  • Forge Ahead: Invest in Union's children

    01.13.16

    Originally postted January 13, 2016 The merging of four small school districts in 1919 forged Union Public Schools---now considered a premier Oklahoma district. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, voters are asked to continue to invest in Union’s students and the district’s excellence—to forge ahead with projects to accommodate growth and provide the facilities, school buses, equipment and technology our students could not have without successful school bond elections.  Please remember to vote ... continue reading

  • Flintco gives $25,000 to Union Schools Education Foundation

    01.12.16

    Originally posted January 12, 2016 Dave Kollmann, executive vice president, division president for Flintco, LLC., presents a check for $25,000 for the Union Schools Education Foundation to Union Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler. Pictured with them are Brandy Flewellen, executive director of the Foundation, and Lisa Witcher, executive director for Secondary Education. The Union Schools Education Foundation is an exclusively educational and charitable, non-profit corporation. Separate and apart from ... continue reading

  • Fund raiser for Graduation Celebration

    01.11.16

    Originally posted September 22, 2015 - Updated Jan. 11, 2016 Union Graduation Celebration 2016 Fund Raiser will run from now until the end of May. When you purchase a car wash from Legend’s Car Wash at 145th and 71st. They will donate 20% of your purchase to the Graduation Celebration. Enter the Fund Raising code: 1085 on the keypad when you enter your car wash selection That is all you need to do! And the Union Graduates of 2016 Thank you!! continue reading

  • Forging Ahead: Vote Tuesday, Feb. 9

    01.08.16

    Originally posted January 8, 2016   Forging Ahead: Union Bond Election is Tuesday, Feb. 9. Every vote counts! https://t.co/vYmR7TXRnV — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 8, 2016 continue reading

  • Enroll for spring Community Education classes

    01.07.16

    Originally posted December 9, 2015 Community Education is offering new classes for the spring semester at several of our schools. Visit our Community Education page to download our spring catalog and enrollment form. Union Community Education is a great way to expand your learning, fitness and talents. Our program offers after-school and evening classes in art, science, and exercise for students and adults. Our staff of teachers and instructors strive to give you the best ... continue reading

  • Clothing Closet seeking donations for January

    01.06.16

    Originally posted January 8, 2016 Please donate new toiletries & any gently used or new clothing items now through Jan. 22 at any Union school site. pic.twitter.com/gw6soT01TN — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) January 8, 2016 continue reading

  • Happy New Year!

    01.04.16

    Originally posted January 1, 2016 Happy New Year! Classes will resume Monday, January 4. It's going to be a great year! continue reading

  • Ice route/school closing information

    12.28.15

    Originally posted December 23, 2015 Each winter, Union Public Schools makes arrangements to alert parents about school closings or changes in bus routes because of icy or snowy conditions. In case of school closings, information will be posted on the district website and shared with local media for broadcasting. Union will notify families using its automated phone messaging system. Parents may also call the Union Public Schools Recorded Information Line (918-357-7065.) In some cases, Union may ... continue reading

  • School closed Dec. 21-Jan. 1 for winter break

    12.18.15

    Originally posted December 14, 2015 School will be closed Monday, December 21, through Friday, January 1, 2016. Classes will resume Monday, January 4. Happy Holidays and Happy New Years! The Education Service Center,  the Enrollment Center and the Warehouse and Distribution Center will be closed Thursday, December 24, through January 1, 2016.  Clinic Hours  The Clinic will be open during Winter Break with the exceptions of Thursday, December 24, and Friday, ... continue reading

  • Please donate gently-used clothes for teenagers

    12.16.15

    Originally posted December 17, 2015 Union is asking for help this holiday season and into the new year. There is a particular need for gently-used clothing for teenagers. Families, who have teens who may have outgrown modern clothes other kids might want to wear, may want to donate those items to the Clothing Closet, 6110 S 99th E Ave. The CenterCross Clothing Closet is open every weekday that the Union School District is in session, for the hours 9 a.m.-11 a.m.  continue reading

  • Service, Enrollment centers closed for lunch Wednesday, Dec. 16

    12.14.15

    Originally posted December 15, 2016 The Education Service Center and the Enrollment Center will be closed between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 16 for an employee holiday luncheon. continue reading

  • Bring canned food to basketball season opening Tuesday

    12.07.15

    Originally posted December 7, 2015   #UnionHoops & @Ram_Basketball Nations! Help fight hunger in our communities by donating Dec 8th @ Season Openers pic.twitter.com/lf7kRYc6GP — Union Basketball (@Union_Hoops) December 7, 2015 continue reading

  • Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food

    12.04.15

    Originally posted November 18, 2015 It might surprise some, but even though Oklahoma is in the heart of Midwest, some kids in the city of Tulsa don’t know a great detail about how their food arrives on their dinner plate. Union’s Child Nutrition Department hopes to open children’s eyes and help them know their food. “When the popular program featuring Chef Jamie Oliver and his mission of improving school food came out a few years ago, I remember him telling his audience ... continue reading

  • Union junior selected to national soccer training camp

    12.02.15

    Originally posted December 2, 2015 Union junior Taylor Malham, who plays soccer/basketball, has been selected for a national soccer training camp for the U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team. “We are excited to have Taylor represent Union Athletics and Union Public Schools in such a prestigious event. Taylor has a chance to do something unique for the state of Oklahoma and we wish her the very best during the training camp,” said Emily Barkley, director of Athletics for Union ... continue reading

  • Mentoring between Alternative & Jefferson kids reaps rewards

    12.02.15

    Originally posted December 2, 2015 Caring adults are important in a child’s life but sometimes a young kid needs the support of someone younger. Nowhere is this more evident than the bonds being created by the young students at Jefferson Elementary and the teens at the Union Alternative School. One young child, having a hard time adjusting to his new school, was inconsolable until he learned he would see his friend from the Alternative Center. Jefferson counselor Bobbie Fields said, ... continue reading

  • Andersen team takes 2nd in academic bowl

    12.02.15

    Originally posted December 2, 2015 Andersen, Moore, and Peters all competed against each other in the fourth and fifth grade Alpha Academic Bowls. The students had a wonderful time and represented our school well. We are very proud of them all. The Andersen 2 fourth grade team  won runner-up and received a plaque. Andersen will host the Beta Bowl in the spring. Shanda Hart, 5th Grade Teacher, Andersen Elementary continue reading

  • Teachers of the Year!

    11.25.15

    Originally posted November 25, 2015   Congratulations to our Union Public Schools Site Teachers of the Year! https://t.co/nHzLEAMVTj pic.twitter.com/if1AHn0nNj — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) November 12, 2015   continue reading

  • AFJROTC seeking clothing donations

    11.23.15

    Originally posted November 23, 2015 The Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is heading up its own version of the USAF “Santa’s in Blue” clothing drive for the less fortunate members of our Union community this year. Any clothing will do and of course jackets and coats.  The clothing drive will run until Dec. 15. However our primary focus is those items that cannot be handed down like underwear, t-shirts and socks.  We are asking for these items to be ... continue reading

  • Show your support for the Foundation!

    11.22.15

    Originally posted November 20, 2015 Show your support for the Union Schools Education Foundation with a yard sign. Signs are just $15 and go toward a good cause. Contact Brandy Flewellen, executive director, at 918-357-6014. continue reading

  • Happy Thanksgiving; School closed Nov. 25-27

    11.19.15

    Originally posted November 19, 2015 Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Union Public Schools! School and all education offices will be closed Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 25-27.  Also, please note that the Union Employee Clinic will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving. continue reading

  • Philippa Kelly receives state mentoring award

    11.18.15

    Originally posted November 18, 2015 Congratulations to High School teacher Philippa Kelly, who  was awarded the Denise Vaniadis Mentor Award at the recent State Student Council Convention. She is shown here on the left, accepting the award next to Denise Vaniadis, who retired from Union as director of student life.     DENISE VANIADIS MENTOR AWARD The Denise Vaniadis OASC Mentor Award was created in 2005 to honor the outstanding contributions of Denise Vaniadis to the field of ... continue reading

  • Seating area for Union/Jenks game this Friday

    11.18.15

    Originally posted November 18, 2015   Hey @UHSstudents_ , if you're headed to the game this Friday, take a look at where to sit. pic.twitter.com/DMAnyg4AVM — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) November 18, 2015   continue reading

  • Online auction raises $15,165 for Union teachers

    11.18.15

    Originally posted November 18, 2015 Thank you to all the supporters who participated in the 2015 Union Schools Education Foundation online auction. The auction raised $15,165! “The proceeds from the online auction fund Teacher Grants to further enrich the learning environment and enhance educational opportunities in the classroom,” said Brandy Flewellen, executive director of the Foundation. “Supporters like you make a differences in the lives of our students! Last September, ... continue reading

  • Union Schools sets Feb. 9, 2016, bond vote

    11.17.15

    Originally posted November 16, 2015 The Union Board of Education has scheduled a special election Tuesday, February 9, 2016, for voters to decide two propositions on a bond issue totaling $27 million.  If passed, the district will use the funds to address transportation and capital improvement needs. A major portion of the funds in Proposition I will go toward building an elementary school on the south side of 31st Street between Garnett and 129th East Ave. (the site of the former Green ... continue reading

  • Ticket info for OSSAA 6A State Semi-Finals: No. 1 Ranked Union against Jenks!

    11.16.15

    Originally posted November 16, 2015 Theme for this Friday is RED OUT!! So come Owasso Red and be LOUD!! #BeatJenks @UnionFootball @UHSstudents_ — UHype Crew (@UHypeCrew) November 17, 2015 Union vs. Jenks OSSAA 6A State Semi-Finals Friday, November 20, 2015, 7 p.m. Owasso Stadium, 12901 E. 86th St N, Owasso, OK Union is the home team and will sit on the WEST side of the stadium. Tickets on sale: Thursday, Nov 19, 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m, UMAC Ticket Booth Friday, ... continue reading

  • Board Report - November 9

    11.16.15

    Originally posted November 16, 2015 See past Board reports/minutes Board sets bond election for Tuesday, February 9, 2016 The Union Board of Education has scheduled a special election Tuesday, February 9, 2016, for voters to decide two propositions on a bond issue totaling $27 million.  If passed, the district will use the funds to address transportation and capital improvement needs. A major portion of the funds in Proposition I will go toward building an elementary school on the south ... continue reading

  • Teachers of the Year in the Friday Night Lights spotlight

    11.16.15

    Originally posted November 16, 20015   Union Teachers of the Year in Friday Night Light's spotlight at the football game. Congratulations! pic.twitter.com/6VQ7sSrzV0 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) November 16, 2015   continue reading

  • Clothing Closet needs donation of new underwear, socks

    11.02.15

    Originally posted November 2, 2015   Donate new underwear & socks Nov 4-20 at any Union school for the Clothing Closet. pic.twitter.com/r5bQMbQFy7 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) November 2, 2015 continue reading

  • School closed Friday, October 30

    10.29.15

    Originally posted October 23, 2015 Reminder: School will be closed Friday, October 30, to allow teachers to participate in Professional Development Day.  The Education Service Center and the Enrollment Center will be open regular hours. On Sunday, November 1, you will need to set your clocks back one hour for the “fall back time change.” We won’t be springing forward for another four and a half months. At 2:00 A.M. on Sunday, November 1 is the official time to reset your ... continue reading

  • #PackTheMac Oct. 29 for TipOff Night

    10.25.15

    Originally posted October 21, 2015 The Union Basketball Program would like to invite all elementaries and Union Youth Intramural Basketball Players out to meet the 2015-16 Varsity Redskins and Lady Redskins and help TipOff the Season!    TipOff Event October 29: We'll have a Meet & Greet area with an autograph & selfie station for the kids to meet the Varsity Redskins & Lady Redskins from 6:30-7:00pm just before the event. Meet & Greet at 6:30pm & ... continue reading

  • Reconnecting Children with Nature event this Monday, Oct. 26

    10.23.15

    Originally posted October 23, 2015 Three-year-old students and their families will explore nature both inside and outside of the classrooms in a special event planned at the Rosa Parks Early Education Childhood Center that will run from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Union educators, especially art and pre-kindergarten teachers, are invited to attend.   Early Childhood Center invites parents, Union PreK educators to connect with nature Monday, Oct. 26. pic.twitter.com/rzsDPx32NE — Union ... continue reading

  • The three types of federal aid available

    10.22.15

    Originally posted October 22, 2015   The three types of federal aid available to help pay for college via @FAFSA. #FAFSA #collegecosts pic.twitter.com/gC1YCdlMeO — ACTStudent (@ACTStudent) October 22, 2015   continue reading

  • Learning at Rosa Parks Early Childhood Center

    10.22.15

    Originally posted October 22, 2015 Union Public Schools' Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center in Tulsa boasts a LOT of activities! Here are just some of the moments captured on camera.   Learning at Rosa Parks Early Childhood Center https://t.co/QjYmK7iu6D — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) October 22, 2015   continue reading

  • State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister: A-F school grade card release is matter of compliance

    10.21.15

    Originally posted October 22, 2015 The Oklahoma State Department of Education is set to release the latest A-F school grade cards Thursday, but for the first time, the announcement won’t be heralded by the state’s top elected education leader. Questioning the validity and usefulness of the existing school grading system was a major theme of Joy Hofmeister’s successful 2014 campaign to unseat then-State Superintendent Janet Barresi. See Tulsa World story   Supt. ... continue reading

  • Be a digital citizen

    10.19.15

    Originally posted October 19, 2015   Are you raising a digital citizen? #HaveTheTalk pic.twitter.com/wAOhfjQWCi — edutopia (@edutopia) October 19, 2015   continue reading

  • Foundation to host online auction Nov. 4-16

    10.19.15

    Originally p[osted October 19, 2015 The Union Schools Education Foundation Online Charity Auction will be November 4 at 8am through November 16 at 5 p.m. You will NOT want to miss this auction! Be one of the FIRST to preview the 2015 Union Schools Education Foundation auction items! Click the link below to register. Preregistration is open and strongly encouraged. Registration is required to participate! Register by Oct. 30th for a FREE gift! REGISTER HERE https://unionsef.ejoinme. ... continue reading

  • Union hosts career fair today at UMAC

    10.13.15

    Originally posted October 13, 2015 The Union Career Connect program and College and Career Center hosted a career fair today at the UMAC. High School students had the opportunity to visit with different businesss such as Quick Trip and Drysdales as well as military and education institutions including Tulsa Community College and Tulsa Tech. Students had the opportunitiy to meet representatives, get some freebies and explore their options after graduation. Share photos on Instagram with vendors ... continue reading

  • Fall Break: No school Oct. 15-16

    10.12.15

    Originally posted October 8, 2015 There is no school Wednesday - Friday, October 14-16, to allow for parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, and Fall Break on Thursday and Friday. The Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center, however, will be open Wednesday, October 14. The Early Childhood Center will be closed Thursday and Friday. Families may receive home visits during that time. The Education Service Center and Enrollment Center will be open for regular hours all week. We hope you enjoy ... continue reading

  • Manufacturing program changing lives

    10.12.15

    Originally posted October 12, 2015 Changing lives and breaking the chains of cultural poverty are lofty goals for any program, nevertheless, that is the goal of the manufacturing production program currently on the campuses of Union High School, Charles Page High School in Sand Springs and Tulsa Tech Northeast Campus. “If I can get one student that comes from a background that can’t provide for a family, get them into manufacturing, they’ll have a job and will produce very well ... continue reading

  • Whiteout for Homecoming Game

    10.07.15

    Originally posted October 7, 2015   Homecoming Game This Friday!! Come Out Be Loud Its WHITEOUT!! pic.twitter.com/YrDokF0c0l — UHype Crew (@UHypeCrew) October 7, 2015 continue reading

  • Homecoming tickets on sale this week

    10.07.15

    Originally posted October 7, 2015 Homecoming Game - Union vs. Southmoore -  is this Friday, October 9. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale: Thurs., Oct. 8, 3:30-7:00 p.m, UMAC Ticket Booth Fri., Oct 9, 5:30 p.m. at all Stadium Gates Reserved Seat Tickets - $10.00 General Admission Tickets: Adults - $7.00     Students - $4.00 Accepted Passes (enter Gate 2): Union Employee ID, Adult & Student All-Sports Pass, OSSAA, OCA, and Gold Key Card   A ... continue reading

  • Foundation to host online auction Nov. 4-16

    10.07.15

    Originally posted October 7, 2015 Brandy Flewellen, executive director for the Union Schools Education Foundation, talks at the PTA Council meeting today about the orgnization. She invited PTA members to help communicate Foundation events and talked about upcoming events, including an upcoming online auction. The Union Schools Education Foundation is hosting it's 3rd annual online auction November 4-16 and it is seeking item donations. If you, your friends, business have items to donate to this ... continue reading

  • Middle-School Musical 'Annie Jr' set Oct. 22-24

    10.06.15

    Originally posted October 6, 2015 Union Public Schools invites the community to enjoy the Middle School Musical of "Annie Jr" which runs nightly 7 p.m., October 22-24 at the 6th/7th Grade Center cafeteria. Tickets are $5. The musical features students from grades 6-8. The play is directed by drama teacher Nichole Miller. "Annie Jr." is a shortened version of the musical "Annie," about the famous redheaded orphan girl and Daddy Warbucks.     ... continue reading

  • Does your student need a tutor?

    10.04.15

    Originally posted September 29, 2015 Does your student need extra help?  High School tutors are available.  The average rate is between $12-$20 and some tutors are available for free in need-based situations. Contact Howell.amanda@unionps.org to request a tutor. continue reading

  • Deadline to enroll for Community Classes is Monday, Oct. 5

    10.02.15

    Originally posted October 2, 2015   The deadline for Community Education Class enrollment is Monday, October 5th.Information regarding the Community... http://t.co/VFKfmJPYT4 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) October 2, 2015 continue reading

  • Clothing Closet seeks winter clothes

    09.30.15

    Originally posted September 30, 2015   Clothing Closet is collecting coats, hats & scarves for month of October. Drop donations at your school. pic.twitter.com/x27DQWWqPa — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 30, 2015 continue reading

  • High School to present 'War Horse' Oct. 7-10

    09.29.15

    Originally posted September 29, 2015   Union presents War Horse Oct 7-10 http://t.co/Y5tTCSWLDi @UnionRepertory @UnionHSTulsa @UnionFineArts @UHSstudents_ pic.twitter.com/jqPYR58N8k— Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 29, 2015 continue reading

  • Communicator OnLine posted

    09.28.15

    Originally posted September 28, 2015   The Communicator OnLine- Union Public Schools http://t.co/xywRCsuE74 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 28, 2015 continue reading

  • College tips on staying in college

    09.25.15

    Originally posted September 25, 2015 If you are planning on playing in college, be sure you know all the requirements!! https://t.co/gsI7UIOQSl — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) September 24, 2015 Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. -Michael Jordan— Union Class of 2017 (@Union2017) September 25, 2015 continue reading

  • Amazing Day at the STEM Exploratorium

    09.24.15

    Originally posted September 24, 2015 Amazing Day at the STEM Exploratorium! Thank you @TulsaSTEM #SE2015 #PoweredByFlightNight #STEMExploratorium pic.twitter.com/Cc3XcYtU6M — TulsaUnionSTEM (@TulsaUnionSTEM) September 24, 2015   Retweeted TulsaUnionSTEM (@TulsaUnionSTEM): Roller coaster! #SE2015 #STEMExploratorium #PoweredByFlightNight pic.twitter.com/lh5xM9b4s5 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 24, 2015     Battle bots! #SE2015 #STEMExploratorium ... continue reading

  • The future of STEM is here

    09.24.15

    Originally posted September 25, 2015   The Future of STEM Jobs #STEMEducation @StemEdCoalition pic.twitter.com/RGGV6RtKqx — STEM3 Academy (@STEM3Academy) September 24, 2015 continue reading

  • Presenters can register for Union career fair

    09.23.15

    Originally posted September 15, 2015   Presenters can register for Union Career Fair set Oct. 13 here: http://t.co/BbEWwWFU7D @cccunion pic.twitter.com/utimpo3pVf — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 15, 2015   continue reading

  • Bond dollars at work at Rosa Parks, 8th Grade

    09.23.15

    Originally posted September 23, 2015 Below is a video of a virtual tour of the planned expansion at Rosa Parks Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The video as well as updates on construction at Rosa Parks Elementary and the 8th Grade Center haven been posted in http://www.unionps.org/current-past-projects/. The video begins by showing the new 12 classroom addition that is located next to the existing bus loop. The curved metal roof is an eye-catching feature that provides overhang ... continue reading

  • Higher Ed Forum of Oklahoma to meet Oct. 1

    09.23.15

    Originally posted September 23, 2015 The Higher Ed Forum of Oklahoma's October 1st meeting will be co-hosted with the Tulsa Regional Chamber Partners in Education.  The focus of the meeting is STEM research and activities in different education sectors.  The meeting will run from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Grand Hall at Union High School. Presenters include: Dr. Kathy Dodd, Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, with her panel of Union teachers/administrators from Union ... continue reading

  • What's good to eat at Union? They know!

    09.23.15

    Originally posted September 23, 2015   Cafeteria managers talk about what kids are eating at @UnionSchools at a staff meeting Tuesday. #Nutritious #yummy pic.twitter.com/rEXMDKs0v8 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 23, 2015 continue reading

  • Board Report - September 14

    09.21.15

    Originally posted September 21, 2015 See past Board reports/minutes Gart Morris named Director of Instructional Technology Recommended by Union Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler and affirmed by the Board, High School Class Principal Gart Morris has been named the new Director of Instructional Technology for the district. Morris will continue to serve as sophomore class principal for the current school year. Morris will help Union maximize the instructional potential of its technology for ... continue reading

  • Fall Round-Up Camp set Oct. 14-16

    09.17.15

    Originally posted September 17, 2015 Students in Union in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to take part in Fall Break Camp Oct. 14-16. Deadline to enroll in the camp is 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6.Download registration information for more details.  FALL ROUND-UP CAMP - UNION FALL BREAK CAMP 2015        WHERE:  Jefferson Elementary   8418 S. 107th E. Ave., Tulsa, OK ... continue reading

  • Photos from the Backyard Bowl 2

    09.15.15

    Originally posted September 15, 2015 More photos from the Union/Jenks football game Band Photos / Awesome Fans / Backyard Bowl photos 1 / Photos 3 continue reading

  • Photos from the Backyard Bowl 3

    09.15.15

    Originally posted September 15, 2015 And even ore photos from the Union/Jenks football game More Photos / Band Photos / Awesome Fans / Backyard Bowl photos 1 / continue reading

  • Union job openings

    09.15.15

    Originally posted September 15, 2015   Union Job Openings https://t.co/UMaHt7g1Yi http://t.co/deHNFE5Vrc — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 15, 2015   continue reading

  • New weather station at Union Schools

    09.15.15

    Originally posted September 15, 2015 New weather station up and running at Union High School Union is pleased to announce that a new, state-of-the-art, WeatherBug weather station is up and running, stationed near Union High School, 6636 S. Mingo Road. “This new system provides live, local weather data, and is open to the community for use,” explained Bill Murphy, science and STEM coordinator for Union Public Schools. “The Online Weather Center (OWC) displays weather data and a ... continue reading

  • 11 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

    09.14.15

    Eleven seniors have been named 2015-2016 National Merit Semifinalists at Union High School, 6636 S. Mingo Road. They are pictured here with Senior Class Principals: Principal Tony Tempest, left, and Superintendent Dr. Hartzler, right. The seniors are Arkam Javed, Erhan Sarica, Marie Gordon, Harold Jones, Sae Yeun Chang, Austin Boyington, Maureen Haynes, Stephen Pangestu, Alexander Shadley, Daniel R. Smith, and Miles King. Originally posted September 9, 2015 Eleven Union seniors named 2015-2016 ... continue reading

  • 12th annual Backyard Bowl set Sept. 11

    09.11.15

    Originally posted September 1, 2015 Please note, this is a home game for Union, and Union fans will sit on the west (home) side of the stadium. Union All-Sports Passes, and Union Employee ID Badges will be accepted at Gate 2A on the northwest corner of the stadium. The 12th annual MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl between the Union Redskins and the Jenks Trojans will kick off Friday, September 11, at 7:05 p.m. The game will be held at the University of Tulsa’s Skelly Field at H. A. Chapman ... continue reading

  • It's a Great Day To Be A Redskin!

    09.11.15

    Originally posted September 11, 2015 It's a Great Day to Be a Redskin! http://t.co/FivZdN0Y7r #DayofCaring @HoganAssessment @BillySimsBBQ #UnionFB pic.twitter.com/ByjomuAJyL — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 11, 2015 Union Public Schools employees from around the district including Todd Borland, executive director of Technology, and 9th Grade Assistant Principal Estalla Evans, helped give the senior citizens center at Broken Arrow Seniors a good cleaning today for the annual ... continue reading

  • Renegade Regiment is ready for #UnionFB!

    09.11.15

    Originally posted September 11, 2015   We will be performing at halftime at this Friday's Union/Jenks game at Chapman Stadium. We're looking forward to showing you our progress! — Union Bands (@UnionBands) September 10, 2015   Hey, @Arbys! Thank you so much for fueling tonight's performance of the Renegade Regiment's 2015 program! pic.twitter.com/bRlpp3C0tu — Union Bands (@UnionBands) September 11, 2015 continue reading

  • Thank you for the donations!

    09.11.15

     Originally posted September 11, 2015   HUGE Thank You to everyone who donated to #UnionHoops at the #BackyardBowl MidFirstBank CoinDrive! #UnionFansAreTheBest #UnionFB — Union Basketball (@Union_Hoops) September 12, 2015   continue reading

  • Until we meet again; Jenks wins Backyard Bowl

    09.11.15

     Originally posted September 11, 2015   It's FINAL! Jenks 45 Union 27 #okpreps #untilwemeetagain #UnionFB — Union Football (@UnionFootball) September 12, 2015   continue reading

  • Backyard Bowl on Cox Cable

    09.10.15

    Originally posted September 11, 2015   JenksvsUnionTONIGHT @ 7 Live on Cox Channel, streaming on http://t.co/SCAN2cYsSh SCHEDULE: http://t.co/pX7xkgFWdS pic.twitter.com/iQDuodkEiB — COX HS HUB (@COXHSHUB) September 11, 2015 continue reading

  • One of the best High School rivalries

    09.10.15

    Originally posted September 11, 2015   From @JohnKleinTW: @UnionFootball - @JenksFootball tops state's best HS rivalries #okpreps http://t.co/qItDILxm9x pic.twitter.com/ieJXXyhgM2 — OK Preps Extra (@okprepsextra) September 11, 2015 continue reading

  • Foundation event deemed a success

    09.09.15

    Originally posted September 10, 2015 The Union Education Foundation hosted a charity golf tournament at The Golf Club of Oklahoma last week.  All of the proceeds went towards teacher grants. Union Education Foundation's golf tourny a success! http://t.co/2ra7VpIPH5 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 9, 2015     continue reading

  • Are U ready for the Backyard Bowl?

    09.08.15

    Originally posted September 8, 2015   It's time for @MidFirst's #BackyardBowl @UnionFootball v. @JenksFootball! Who's ready? See U Friday. #UnionFB pic.twitter.com/V0IrUX67KX — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 8, 2015 continue reading

  • Cedar Ridge students learn about matter

    09.08.15

    Originally posted September 8, 2015 Cedar Ridge fifth graders in Katrina Philpot's class are loving every part of the Discovery Science “Changes in Matter” Unit. "We are diving in while exploring by using media tools, experimenting, vocabulary and group reading while incorporating open ended questions to challenge our thinking! These fifth graders are 'Rockin' this unit! Incorporating STEM activities has opened their minds to a deeper learning!," she said. ... continue reading

  • From our partner: the YMCA

    09.08.15

    Originally posted September 8, 2015   LIVESTRONG at the YMCA begins soon! Free, 12-week program for adult cancer survivors is open to all. ddouthit@ymcatulsa.org or 918-812-6413. — YMCA Greater Tulsa (@YMCATulsa) September 8, 2015 continue reading

  • Food handlers’ class set Sept. 11

    09.07.15

    Originally posted September 3, 2015 If you are interested in helping at pizza day, working a concession stand or helping with snacks at a class party, please make arrangements to obtain your food handler's class card. A food handler's class has been scheduled for 9 a.m., Friday, September 11,  at Darnaby Elementary, 7625 E. 87th St.  Also available is New Online Training:  Go to www.tulsa-health.org and go to the Food Safety Link.  Then Food Classes & Permits. ... continue reading

  • Backyard Bowl ticket information

    09.04.15

    Originally posted September 4, 2015   Backyard Bowl ticket info #UnionFB http://t.co/XwSziGb9A1 @Union_Athletics @UnionFootball @UnionHSTulsa @Union9GC pic.twitter.com/PHF2yfEXB1 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 4, 2015 continue reading

  • School closed Monday, Sept 7

    09.04.15

    Originally posted September 4, 2015 Reminder: school will be closed Monday, September 7, for Labor Day. continue reading

  • Union video: Life's Beauty

    09.03.15

    Originally posted September 3, 2015   Union kickoff: Life's Beauty http://t.co/iFY4qeZpm3 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 3, 2015   continue reading

  • Video: United for One Goal

    09.03.15

    Originally posted September 3, 2015   Union's 2015-16 Kick-Off: United for One Goal http://t.co/xSnjwmDufp — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 3, 2015   continue reading

  • Highsteppers in action

    09.03.15

    Originally posted September 3, 2015   Union Kick-off features Highsteppers! http://t.co/jj0ZZrs7Zg — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 3, 2015   continue reading

  • Magic act kicks off new year

    09.03.15

    Originally posted September 3, 2015   The 2015-16 Union Kick-off is magical! (of sorts) http://t.co/5o09lXYKPQ — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 3, 2015 continue reading

  • New Communicator OnLine out now

    09.02.15

    Originally posted September 2, 2015 The latest edition of the Communicator On-Line has been posted. continue reading

  • Union adds STEM opportunities

    09.02.15

    Originally posted September 2, 2015 By EMILY RAMSEY GTR News - Union Boundary Managing Editor As the 2015-16 school year begins, Union School Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler recently discussed the issues that he and the district are most focused on, heading into the new year. With the school district now in year three of its five-year strategic plan, one aspect that is seeing positive growth year after year is its STEM initiative, says Hartzler. The 2014-15 school year saw 4,000 students ... continue reading

  • Great things expected of Union sports

    09.02.15

    Originally posted September 2, 2015 By SARAH DEWBERRY Sports Writer When people think of Union, they probably think of the words championships, prestige and tradition. For this upcoming athletic season, Union is again ready to show why they are best in the state. Since 2000, Union has won 70 state championships in 23 sports. This upcoming season, athletes are looking to add more hardware to the cases that line the athletic office. Cross-country, football, fast-pitch softball, cheerleading, ... continue reading

  • Class of 2019 events; stay informed

    09.02.15

    Originally posted September 2, 2015 See download link for more PTYSA information Remind: Receive text messages: Text @uclass2019 to 81010 or use# (918)926-7664 Receive email messages: Send email to uclass2019@mail.remind.com Facebook: Follow us at UNION 9th grade PTSA continue reading

  • All-Sports passes on sale at Athletics

    09.02.15

    Originally posted September 2, 2015   Have you bought your #allsportspass yet? @BenGMcNulty just did!! @UnionSchools @UHypeCrew @UHSstudents_ pic.twitter.com/dAd0PUyafi — Union Athletics (@Union_Athletics) September 2, 2015   continue reading

  • Board President welcomes new school year

    09.02.15

    Originally posted September 3, 2015   Union Board President welcomes new school year http://t.co/2czJIy9wmj — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 3, 2015   continue reading

  • Union alum joins OU Air Raids

    09.01.15

    Originally posted September 1, 2015   Union alum Jeffery Mead comes of age, joins OU Air Raid ranks http://t.co/CprMMckf56 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 1, 2015 continue reading

  • PTA Board meets, plans for new year

    09.01.15

    Originally posted September 1, 2015   PTA holds board meeting today. See list of officers & upcoming meeting dates: http://t.co/LsW3br8PI7 pic.twitter.com/OvilIr5M7R — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) September 1, 2015 continue reading

  • Golfers raise money for Union Foundation

    08.31.15

    Originally posted August 31, 2015 More than 40 people got up early to play golf and raise money for the Union Schools Education Foundation at Golf Club of Oklahoma, 20400 E. 141st, Broken Arrow, today. “We are excited for our first annual charity golf tournament benefiting Union Public Schools, its vision and the students it serves,” said Brandy Flewellen, executive director for the Foundation. “The funds we raise will go toward our early childhood education, community schools, ... continue reading

  • Prizes for joining the Union PTA

    08.30.15

    Originally posted August 27, 2015 Message from the PTA Council to all schools: We have a huge enticement this month to help you grow your PTA! Two Union District PTA members will win big prizes, including a drawing for a night stay and dinner for two at the Renaissance Hotel! Runner up prize is a gift certificate for $25 to Baker Street Pub and Grill. At our very first Union General Council PTA Meeting on Wednesday, September 9, at 9:30 a.m. in the ESC Board Room we will draw for our grand prize ... continue reading

  • Options to pay for lunch, breakfast available

    08.29.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015 Union families are invited to use our online meal payment service, which allows parents to pay for lunch and breakfast online with the use of a credit card. In addition, families in need are also invited to complete applications for free- and reduced meals. Free/Reduced Meal Application - See Informational Flyer Union now offers ability to make online payment for meals The Child Nutrition Department for Union Public Schools is excited to offer ... continue reading

  • Highlights from the Gridiron Game

    08.28.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015   Highlights from the Gridiron Game. Video by Andy Erwin https://t.co/IFhFAY0PDR @Union_Athletics @UHSstudents_ @UnionHSTulsa — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 28, 2015 continue reading

  • #UNIONFB contest ... Tweet of the Game

    08.28.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015   Follow @UnionFootball & join in on the fun #UNIONFB @UnionHSTulsa @UHSstudents_ @9GCUnion @union8center pic.twitter.com/b5wMBWfGFo — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 28, 2015 continue reading

  • Union Fight Song

    08.28.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015 UNION HIGH FIGHT SONG Union Redskins, hats off to thee To our colors true will ever be, Firm and strong united are we. Rah, rah, rah, rah Rah, rah, rah, rah Loyal to Union High. continue reading

  • Union Football on Instagram

    08.28.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015   Hey @Union_Athletics @UHSstudents_ @UnionSchools & anyone interested in #UnionFB... We're now on #Instagram - @UnionFootballTulsa. #ok preps — Union Football (@UnionFootball) August 28, 2015   continue reading

  • 2015-2016 9th Grade Student Clubs

    08.28.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015   List of 2015-2016 students clubs for Union 9th Grade Center @9GCUnion http://t.co/2yxR8MtVzo pic.twitter.com/OmJltMkpPJ — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 28, 2015 continue reading

  • Everything is Awesome with Union Bands

    08.28.15

    Originally posted August 28, 2015   Everything is Awesome with @UnionBands! Movies tonight! Come watch! @Union_Athletics @UnionHSTulsa @9GCUnion pic.twitter.com/MwISfFL8L9 — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 28, 2015 continue reading

  • Reminder: Late Start Fridays are back

    08.27.15

    Originally posted August 27 2015 Remember it's a late start Friday. All schools, except the Early Childhood Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---to allow teachers time to collaborate on individualizing your child’s instruction. Friday start time at Andersen, Boevers, Briarglen, Clark, Darnaby, McAuliffe, Peters, Rosa Parks and the Sixth Grade Center is 8:15 a.m. At Cedar Ridge, Grove, Jarman, Jefferson, Moore, and the 9th Grade Center, it is 8:50 a.m. Seventh and Eighth ... continue reading

  • Friends make their way at Early Childhood Center

    08.27.15

    Originally posted August 27, 2015 Sometimes school can seem like a strange place and students seem tentative but trained teachers at the Rosa Parks Early Childhood Education Center have been helping three-year-old students cope with the new changes and their new surroundings - even when they miss Mommy. Teachers said sometimes it takes until Labor Day for the young students to get used to school and being away but they allways grow to love their new friends. In fact, the children are usually referred ... continue reading

  • Community Ed classes for children & adults

    08.25.15

    Originally posted August 25, 2015 Community Education is expanding! Adult and youth classes—daytime and evening—are now offered to the whole community at several of our schools. Visit our Community Education page to download our fall catalog and enrollment form. Union Community Education is a great way to expand your learning, fitness and talents. Our program offers after-school and evening classes in art, science, and exercise for students and adults. Our staff of teachers and ... continue reading

  • Board Report - August 10

    08.21.15

    Originally posted August 21, 2015 See past Board reports/minutes A major STEM donation is headed to Rosa Parks In a boon to Rosa Parks Elementary, Board members accepted a $65,875 donation from the SemGroup Foundation Fund for Project Lead the Way/STEM programs at the elementary. The money will count toward matching funds already provided by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. Union has made it a priority at all of its schools to promote STEM (Science, Technology, ... continue reading

  • Union kicks off school 'United for One Goal'

    08.20.15

    Originally posted August 20, 2015 More than 2,000 teachers and staff gathered Monday morning at the Performing Arts Center for the annual back-to-school kickoff program, featuring a splendid show directed by drama instructor Troy Powell. Superintendent Dr. Kirt Hartzler and Board of Education President Patrick Coyle were special speakers. Teacher of the Year, Ami Reynolds, of the Union Alternative School, and Support Employee of the Year Melanie Coday, receptionist for Peters Elementary, were ... continue reading

  • Welcome back to school!

    08.20.15

    Originally posted August 20, 2015 Welcome back to school! Enjoy your first day of school and we hope you have a great year here at Union Public Schools! Food Menus and Online Meal Payments What is for breakfast or lunch? I want to pay for my child's meal online. Links to lunch menus and online payments are found on every school page. Bus Routes When and where does the bus stop? Information for bus routes and transportation services are on each school page. Enrollment How do i enroll ... continue reading

  • Remember: school starts later on Fridays

    08.20.15

    Originally posted August 20, 2015 Remember it's a late start Friday. All schools, except the Early Childhood Center, start later this Friday---and every Friday---to allow teachers time to collaborate on individualizing your child’s instruction. Friday start time at Andersen, Boevers, Briarglen, Clark, Darnaby, McAuliffe, Peters, Rosa Parks and the Sixth Grade Center is 8:15 a.m. At Cedar Ridge, Grove, Jarman, Jefferson, Moore, and the 9th Grade Center, it is 8:50 a.m. Seventh and Eighth ... continue reading

  • Union kicks off a new school year

    08.20.15

    Originally posted August 20, 2015   Back to school begins with Kick-Off for faculty & staff. Go Union! http://t.co/vdqNOf7s7n — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 20, 2015 continue reading

  • Union alum performs on Jimmy Fallon

    08.18.15

    Originally posted August 18, 2015   2005 grad Rachael Cain Ferrera& Broadway cast of Amazing Grace, performed on Jimmy Fallon last night http://t.co/wnN0dDQtSv — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) August 18, 2015 continue reading

  • Melanie Coday: our Support Employee of Year

    08.17.15

    Originally posted August 18, 2015 During this year's back-to-school kick-off celebration, Union Public Schools honored the 2014-15 Support Employee of the Year, Melanie Coday. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!   continue reading

  • Ami Reynolds honored as Teacher of Year

    08.17.15

    Originally posted August 18, 2015 At this year's back-to-school kick-off celebration, Union Public Schools honored our 2014-15 Teacher of the Year, Alternative teacher Ami Reynolds.   continue reading

  • Will U?

    08.17.15

    Originally posted August 18, 2015 High School Class Principal Gart Morris asked students what they want from the Union Public Schools' faculty and staff. Take a look at the video he created from those responses, and what teachers, administrators and support staff have to say about it!   continue reading

  • The Force is strong at Union

    08.14.15

    Originally posted August 14, 2015 Football season tickets and All-Sports Passes may be purchased Friday, August 14 at the UMAC Ticket Booth. Ticket Booth hours are Noon – 4:00 pm. See Athletics  Season tickets are $50 and do include a ticket to the Union/Jenks Backyard Bowl.  Activity passes are $70 for adults and $25 for students.   continue reading

  • Meet the Teacher set Tuesday, August 18

    08.13.15

    Originally posted July 22, 2015 The annual Meet the Teacher conferences for elementary students and parents will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 18. During this time, parents have the opportunity to visit their children's elementary school and meet their teachers, sign up for PTA, buy a school shirt and learn about what is in store for the coming year. continue reading

  • 2015-2016 Back-to-School Information

    08.13.15

    Originally posted June 9, 2015 The first day of school is Thursday, August 20, 2015.  See list of all the school hours here. Union Public Schools now also offers Online Registration - LOG ON HERE.  Online registration allows families who are new to our district the opportunity to register their children from the comfort of their own home.  Please complete these forms online and bring your verification documents listed below to the Union Enrollment Center, 6011 S. 89 E. Ave., to ... continue reading

  • Elementary Back-to-School Nights set

    08.13.15

    Originally posted August 4, 2015 Elementary back-to-school nights have been posted. Download above. continue reading

  • Union now offers online payment for meals

    08.13.15

    Originally posted August 5, 2015 Union now offers ability to make online payment for meals Union Public Schools is excited to offer MySchoolBucks®! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account using a credit/debit card.   MySchoolBucks®! is an upgraded software version of the MyLunchMoney®! program that was piloted this spring at several sites.  For information on meals, prices and more, visit the Food Menu ... continue reading

  • One-on-one with the Superintendent

    08.12.15

    BACK TO SCHOOL: Big plans at @UnionSchools this year. My 1 on 1 with the superintendent on @FOX23 at 6 #FOX23BTS pic.twitter.com/F8z5q6cegm — Jonathan McCall (@JonathanMcCall) August 11, 2015 continue reading

  • Employee kick-off set Aug. 17

    08.07.15

    Originally posted August 5, 2015 Back-to-School Kick-off Celebration is scheduled for Monday morning, August 17, at the Union High School Performing Arts Center.  Refreshments will be served, and sign-in begins at 8 a.m. The program starts promptly at 9 a.m. continue reading

  • Athletics Dept. unveils online schedules, forms

    08.06.15

    Originally posted May 12, 2015 The Union Athletics Department is excited to announce the launch of “Rank One” an online paperwork and game scheduler program that allows Union  to move toward being more efficient and “green.” This program offers parents/patrons the ability to fill out their child’s required Athletic Department paperwork online from a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.  The Rank One program also allows parents/patrons the ability to sync ... continue reading

  • PTA presidents for each school named

    08.03.15

    Originally posted August 4, 2015 A list of the PTA presidents for each school this coming year has been posted on the PTA page. continue reading

  • NEW: Online registration for enrollment offered!

    07.30.15

    Originally posted April 8, 2015 See Enrollment section for additional information. Union Public Schools now offers Online Registration - LOG ON HERE.  Online registration allows families who are new or who are returning to our district the opportunity to register their children from the comfort of their own home.  Please complete these forms online and bring your verification documents listed below to the Union Enrollment Center, 6011 S. 89 E. Ave., to finalize your registration. ... continue reading

  • Enrollment info for Early Childhood Center

    07.30.15

    Originally posted July 8, 2015 The Early Childhood Center currently offers a free, full-day educational program for qualifying children who turn three on or before September 1. If you have children, or know of someone with children who may qualify, the Union Enrollment Center, 8506 E. 61st, is currently pre-enrolling for the three-year-old program from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday.   Qualifications and other details are posted here. If you have questions, call Rosa ... continue reading

  • Register for K-5 intramural football

    07.29.15

    Originally posted July 29, 2015 Register now for Intramural Football - Union students K-5 http://goo.gl/60J2P6 continue reading

  • Union 'center

    07.06.15

    Originally posted July 6, 2015 “Even though Union Public Schools doesn’t have its own city like Tulsa or Broken Arrow schools, we still want to be in the center of our community,” says Charlie Bushyhead, assistant superintendent for support services. “I remember an older gentleman who was attending a home and garden show at the UMAC a few years ago,” says Sarah McBryde, director of facilities. “He commented that he didn’t have children in school, but it ... continue reading

  • Union alum works with Alabama Shakes

    06.09.15

    Originally posted June 9, 2015 Great job to 2002 Union alum Joshua Goleman, director of photography, for the new Alabama Shakes video! The band is considered one of the best rock bands on the music scene. Goleman has worked with a number of musical acts already, including the Black Keys. See previous story. Great job to 2002 Union alum Joshua Goleman, director of photography, for the new Alabama Shakes video!... http://t.co/aqgJypfDgN — Union Schools (@UnionSchools) June 9, 2015 continue reading

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