Union Furnace Elementary Student Council Members sponsored a food drive prior to our holiday break. Thanks to the support of our Union Furnace Elementary families, as well as the Starr Township Volunteer Fire Department, we were able to provide six families with a meal. In addition to providing these meals, the student council members were able to donate 133 pounds of food to the Southeast Ohio Foodbank. If you have an idea you believe student council could be part of, please feel free to giv...
Dressed as Pilgrims and Native Americans, the kindergarten students participated in a Thanksgiving feast with their families. Prior to the feast, the students learned about Thanksgiving through read alouds, writing, art, and video clips. Happy Thanksgiving from the staff and students of Union Furnace Elementary!
On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the fourth grade students led staff, students, and community members in an assembly honoring Veterans. The program consisted of informing the audience about the history of Veteran's Day, songs, quotes, and poetry. Also, student Art work was displayed throughout the building and our "Wall of Honor" was available for families to view in the front hallway.
Time flies when you are having fun! It is hard to believe that students and staff members have wrapped up the first grading period of the school year. The students of Union Furnace Elementary had many great experiences the first nine weeks of school in addition to the academic challenges provided in their classroom. Here are some of the activities that the students were able to participate in: * Bus Safety * Super Hero Lunches *Student of the Month * Field trips for Pre-School, Kindergar...
We welcome Union Furnace Elementary students and staff back for a record-breaking year in learning, creating & discovering new potential! UF has implemented an awesome Superheroes theme/discipline plan, which begins each morning as they recite, "To Be Our Best at UF, I pledge to be Helpful Encouraging Respectful and On-task".
On Thursday, May 4, Union Furnace recognized the Students of the Month for the months of March and April. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated- we are very proud of you! Great job!
Thursday was Read Across America Day, celebrated annually on March 2 in recognition of Dr. Seuss's birthday. Union Furnace Elementary students celebrated by wearing their pajamas to school and participating in "Drop Everything and Read" for the last 30 minutes of the school day. The activity was intended to foster a love of reading by encouraging students to simply stop whatever they were doing, relax, and find some time to read a book that they enjoy. School staff were all encouraged to part...
On February 21, 2017 Union Furnace welcomed representatives from Ghana, Nigeria, and Uganda to share a bit of their cultures with our students for our 2nd annual "Cultural Day".  Students learned about customs, religion, food, language, and leisure activities amongst much more. For example, students learned how in the Ugandan culture, names are decided based upon a variety of factors including the day of the week. Students had a chance to participate in a dance from the Ghanian culture and they...
There will be NO SCHOOL @ Union Furnace Elementary on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 due to Water Line Maintenance (the school will be without water). Union Furnace Elem. will be in session Thursday, February 16, 2017 but under a boil order. Drinking water will be provided, however, please feel free to send a water bottle with your child.
On Thursday, February 2, Union Furnace Elementary recognized the Students of the Month for the months of December and January. Each student recognized was nominated by one of the staff members at the school. We are very proud of these students are congratulate them on their accomplishment! First row: Parker Cole, Gavin Hunter, Leeyah Shumaker, Brelyne Edgar, Middle row: Morgan Dickens, Madalyn Allen, Emily Carter, Khali Sinift, Cohen Crawford, Olivia Truax, Noah Boyer, Dakota Davis ...
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