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Please join us for a Retirement Reception

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

in the High School Board Room

6:30pm Reception/Light Hors Doeuvres

7:00pm Board Meeting/Recognition of the following Retirees:

Yadollah Assareh

Virginia Brittingham

Jane Curtman-Schroeder

Pamela Dubuque

Patricia Eads

James Kapusciak

Michele Koelling

Michelle Kreutz

Yolanda Mense

Susan Meyer

Deborah Puls

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 4/18/18




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As you may have already heard, Union R-XI voters voted to approve our no tax increase bond issue. 73% of voters were in favor, while 27% were opposed.

With the passing of #propwildcats, we have some amazing opportunities to enhance and strengthen the quality of education we provide our students.

On behalf of the district and all our students, I'd like to personally thank each of you for your support and assistance in helping to make #propwildcats a reality for our community. There is no doubt in my mind that this wouldn't have been possible without your help.

Though much has already been done to prepare for the possibility of #propwildcats passing, this is really just the beginning. In the coming months, many of you will be asked to be a part of more specific and detailed conversations around how we can maximize these funds for the greatest impact on our district.

In closing, thank you again for your help, and please know, the work you do day in and day out for our students doesn't go unnoticed.

 

It's a great day to be a Wildcat.

 

Dr. Steve Weinhold, Superintendent

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 4/4/18




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An informational meeting about the no tax increase bond issue has been scheduled for next Monday, March 26 at 6:30 pm in the Fine Arts Center at UHS.

This will be an opportunity to ask questions & get informed about how this bond issue could affect our school district.

Please see attached flyer for more information.


 

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 3/19/18




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The Union R-XI School District seeks to purchase 5 Type C, 77 passenger school buses through competitive bidding. We have 5 buses to trade in. If your firm is interested, please contact Mr. Mike Mabe Assistant Superintendent of Operations at 636-583-8626 to receive more information. Sealed bids will be opened on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the Union R-XI School District Administrative Office at #1 Wildcat Drive, Union, MO 63084.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 2/9/18




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The annual Union FFA Valentine's Day rose sale currently underway.
All orders must be placed by noon on Friday, February 9th by contacting Heather Eberlin at (eberlinh@unionrxi.org) or by calling 636-583-2513 x1727.
Please see attached flyer for additional information.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 2/5/18




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This year's Trivia Night is being held on Saturday, February 24th in the UHS Old Gym at 1217 West Main Street in Union.

Doors open at 6:00 and trivia starts at 6:30.

$15 per person, 10 people max per table.

Bring your own snacks and water. Soda will be available for purchase.

There will be a silent auction and prize for the best dressed table.

Call 314-650-2080 for reservations.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 1/9/18




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The Union R-XI School District seeks to purchase equipment for the Union High School Fine Arts Center. Request for Bid (RFB) can be obtained by contacting Mr. Mike Mabe, Assistant Superintendent of Operations at 636-583-8626

The deadline to submit the information requested in this Request for Bid (RFB) is due by 1:00 PM on Friday, February 23, 2018 in the Union R-XI Administrative Office at #1 Wildcat Drive, Union, MO 63084.  If you are unable to bid the exact specification listed in this RFB, please bid your most comparable specifications and pricing accordingly.  

Time frame to schedule site visits to view the Union Fine Arts Center:  January 15, 2018 through February 16, 2018. 

Additional information can be obtained by contacting Mr. Mike Mabe, Assistant Superintendent of Operations at 636-583-8626 or Mr. Josh Hall, High School Assistant Principal at 636-583-2513.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 1/8/18




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Please see the attached flyer for the FCA Shoe Drive to benefit OATS Transportation. They have partnered with Funds2Orgs which will pay per pound for all of the shoes we collect. Funds2Orgs will then sell the shoes at a reduced cost to micro-entrepreneurs in other countries. This allows them the opportunity to have shoes to sell to support their families. OATS Transportation provides transportation services to anyone of any age in 87 MO counties including Franklin County. Please drop off donations in the UHS Main Office.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 12/6/17




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Since the district has committed itself to providing more technology access to our students, we are equally committed to helping keep them safe and providing transparency while using district technology. As a result, the district is rolling out a new system called 'Securly Parent Portal' starting Wednesday, 10/11. Parents/guardians will start receiving a weekly email with detailed information about their child's online activity while using their chromebooks.  Parents of 7-12 graders also have the ability to monitor and personalize their child's internet experience when students are using their device outside of school.  Additional information such as the welcome letter, overview, and FAQ are attached below.  If you have additional questions about this system, please feel free to contact your child's school. In closing, we appreciate your patience as we implement this new system with the goal of keeping our kids safe.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 10/10/17




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Dear Union R-XI Parents:

Senate Bill 638 (2016) required the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to create a website about the trauma-informed schools initiative that includes information for schools and parents regarding the trauma-informed approach and a guide for schools on how to become trauma-informed schools. To see the website, please go to:

https://dese.mo.gov/traumainformed

Additional information can be found by reviewing the attached PDF.

More information will be shared with both parents/guardians and students in the coming weeks.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 9/29/17




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This year's Homecoming theme is "I'm Coming Home for the Holidays". UHS Student Council is planning the parade, tailgating, coronation and football game activities on Friday, September 29th.
Please see the attached flyer for time and parade route schedule, parade float entry form and permission slip.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 9/8/17




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Plan to attend the 33rd Annual Union Middle School Art and Craft Show being held Saturday, November 11 (8am-4pm) and Sunday, November 12 (10am-4pm).
Admission is free and there will be shuttles running from the City Lake.

For more information, please email (umscraftfair@gmail.com) or by calling 636-583-5855 x7.
Come be a part of one of the largest craft fairs in the state!

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 9/6/17




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Solar Eclipse Update:

 

With the assistance of county, city officials, local police and our transportation provider, the Union R-XI School District has continued to monitor the upcoming Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21.

Recently, MoDOT issued a statement to expect extreme congestion on many roadways in the area on this day and particularly in the afternoon once the Eclipse event concludes.

Local and county emergency service personnel have been very helpful, but since this is truly a "once-in-a lifetime event", they admit that due to the "unknown", it is impossible for them to know how quickly they will be able to respond to any request for aid should an emergency occur.

As a result, we agree with our local emergency management and transportation personnel regarding erring on the side of caution. Therefore, it has been decided by the Board of Education and District Administration to close all Union R-XI schools on Aug. 21.

We will still be teaching about the Solar Eclipse prior to the event and will be sending glasses home with each student on Friday, Aug. 18.

We understand that any decision we make will affect everyone differently, however, our top priority is and always will be student and staff safety.

Please enjoy the day and be safe. #unionrxi

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 8/3/17




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The Eye Care Charities Vision Van will be coming to Central Elementary on Thursday, December 7th. Qualifying students will receive treatment at this event.
As this date gets closer, more information will be available.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 8/3/17




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Registration for UHS students will run from Monday, August 7th through Thursday, August 10th. 
Seniors: Monday the 7th - 8am-noon & 1-3pm

Juniors: Tuesday the 8th - 8am-noon & 1-3pm

Sophomores: Wednesday the 9th - 8am-noon & 1-3pm

Freshman: Thursday the 10th - 8am-3pm (Right Start)

During these times, students will receive their Chromebook, have their picture taken, pay for parking tags and class dues, update information for A+, phone numbers, address and the lunch program.
Class schedules will be available at this time as well. Schedules will not be available online until Monday, August 14th.
All newly incoming and returning students are highly encouraged to attend these dates.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 7/12/17




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Please see the list below showing details of office closure for summer and carpet cleaning.

 

Carpet Cleaning

July 3-6th -High School and Auditorium 

July 7th and 10th-Clark Vitt

July 11th-12th -Middle School

July 13th- Central Elementary

July 14th-Beaufort Elementary 

 

*Early childhood will be cleaned as time permits

 

Gym Refinishing

July 24th-31st- High School, Middle School, and Central Elementary

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 7/10/17




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If you are interested in attending summer athletic camps conducted by Union High School Coaches,  please click on the link below for more information and registration.

List of Camps:
Baseball

Boys & Girls Basketball

Boys & Girls Golf

Boys & Girls Soccer 

Football

Softball

Volleyball

Track

Cross-Country

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 5/9/17




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Listed below are this years Girls' State attendees, from left to right:

 

Lydia Olive - Lion's Club

Edayla Talley - Women of the Moose Lodge

Zella Vinluan - American Legion Auxiliary

Chloee Steinberg - Legends Bank

Alexis Garlock - American Legion Riders

Hollis Hervey - American Legion Post

Macey Hargrove - Kiwanis Club

Olivia Rinne - American Legion Auxiliary

Amber Fregalette - Union Legion Post

Not pictured: 

Brooklyn Grafath - United Bank of Union

Kailey Wagnaar - Union Rotary

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 5/9/17




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Please join Early Childhood at East Central College on April 26th from 6:00-7:30 for Messy Play Night! Signs will be posted to help find the event.Yes, we will have our famous shredded paper activity! Hope to see you and your family there!
Please see the attached flyer for more information.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 4/18/17




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Each year during the month of July the Franklin County Back to School Fair organization, in partnership with Jefferson/Franklin Community Action (JFCAC), hosts a school fair for the under resourced families in Franklin County. At the fair, kids receive much needed school supplies, clothing, haircuts, vision screening, dental screening, a meal and information from organizations regarding different programs available to their family, all FREE. Over 1300 children participated in the fair in 2016 which resulted in many smiling faces! We would like to be prepared for 1800 kids in 2017.

For more information about the event and a registration form, please see the attached letter and flyer below.

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Posted by: Dan Hall, District Admin, Union R-XI School District
Published: 3/14/17




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Graduation for the UHS Class of 2017 is scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2017 beginning at 6:00 pm in the UHS New Gymnasium.

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Posted by: Dan Hall
Published: 1/20/17