Union Furnace Elementary held their annual Family Literacy Night on Thursday, January 19. This year, the school featured some new twists to the already great event. One change was that the school offered a spaghetti dinner prior to the start of the night. Also new to the evening was a silent dessert auction which garnered great participation. This year, the event's theme was around author Jan Brett. Principal Brian Novar helped kick the event off by reading and discussing, "The Three Snow B...
Union Furnace Elementary recently completed their holiday "Fur-raiser" called, "Claus for Paws". Students were encouraged to bring in various items that could be donated to the Hocking County Dog Pound. The event was organized and ran by the school's student council, under the leadership of the co-advisors, Ashley Sutton and Mallory Troiano. In all, the students collected over 1,600 pounds of items for donation. As an added incentive, the class that donated the most won an extra recess and h...
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Union Furnace Elementary recognized 26 students, chosen by the staff, as Student of the Month award recipients for the months of October and November. Congratulations to all of these students for this outstanding achievement! Row 1: Grace Oney, Seth Lester, Wyatt Nusser, Olivia Dane, Haylee Collins, Payton Hunter, Rayne Pinkstock, Lilly Ansel, Sawyer Tuttle, Joey Gibon, Mason Davis, Harper Spires Row 2: Principal Brian Novar, Dylan Carter, Alica Davis, Shyan...
Meeting the Accelerated Reader (AR) goal for a grading period is an outstanding accomplishment. Point levels are set with enough challenge that each student should be able to meet their goal by the end of a given grading period. However, going 4 times past the goal is truly remarkable! Today we recognized two Union Furnace students, Mackenzie Garraway and Rozalin White for doing just that....quadrupling their AR goals! Roz finished with 42 AR points and Mackenzie with 48 points respectively...
Due to a water break, Union Furnace Elementary will be closed today, Friday, November 4, 2016.
Union Furnace Elementary will host their annual yard sale this Saturday, May 7 from 9-2. We are accepting donations throughout the week. Anyone wishing to sell their own items should contact Mr. Novar by Friday. Spaces are $10. We hope to see many Logan families join us on the lawn outside UF this Saturday. Thank you for your support!
Students at Union Furnace Elementary were treated to a special pizza lunch this past Thursday, January 14 for quadrupling their Accelerated Reader goals during the previous grading period. Congratulations to Rachel Bauers (3rd grade), Samantha Pennington (1st grade) and Clayton Cordle (1st grade) on reaching this outstanding level.
On Thursday, December 10, 2015, a ceremony was held at Union Furnace Elementary to recognize the Students of the Month for the months of October and November. The evening began with recognition of Aceson Beckett, who in the first quarter of the school year went 5 times past his AR goal. Way to go Aceson!
On Thursday, December 3rd, Union Furnace Elementary welcomed Illustrator Steve Harpster to the school. Steve told students about his path to becoming an illustrator. He asked that each student bring paper and pencil, and he led students on a step-by-step process for creating a range of illustrations starting with letters and numbers. Students drew dragons, polar bears, and space aliens, just to name a few!
Union Furnace Elementary recently held the October Student of the Month awards ceremony. October students of the month are as follows:
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