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 ...
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...
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