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Courtesy photo Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.


Courtesy photo Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.


Courtesy photo Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.


High School Gifted/Talented Arts Classes Nominations

The nomination period for Gifted/Talented Arts Classes is now open. Gifted and Talented Arts Classes are offered in Drama, Visual Arts, and Music. Students may be nominated by teachers, parents, or friends. Students may nominate themselves. Forms may be picked up in your school’s guidance office or the school’s fine arts teachers.

The form must be turned in to the guidance office at the nominee’s school no later than 3:30 p.m. on January 5, 2016. School screenings will take place during the week of January 19-22, 2016. Final district screenings will be held on February 13, 2016 at Union County High School. This arts screening is a four-step process which includes nomination, arts teacher screening, school audition, and final district audition.

Professional Development No-Fee Workshop

The Department of Fine Arts at Winthrop University will offer an Arts and Technology Professional Development No-Fee Workshop beginning in January.

The focus of this training will be on the use of the iPad, creative apps and other related technologies, and will demonstrate the interrelationship of traditional and digital media, practical classroom logistics for using technology, and other relevant issues. This course will launch in January 2016 and will be offered to a group of 25 teachers who will take the course at Winthrop University for teacher re-certification credit. Fine Arts and Art Education professors will teach this pilot course. The new content developed for this course will build upon the 2014 Research Council Grant used to create an arts instructional website for using the iPad, Winthrop Fine Arts Tech or www.winthropfineartstech.com.

Who:

Winthrop University Fine Arts Department

• Seth Rouser rousera@winthrop.edu

• Mark Hamilton hamiltonm@winthrop.edu

• Laura Gardner gardnerl@winthrop.edu

When:

January-April 2016

• January 22 & 23 Friday 6-8:30 pm & Saturday 9 am- 12 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm

• January 29 & 30 Friday 6-8:30 pm & Saturday 9 am- 12 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm

• April 9 Saturday 9 am- 12 pm & 1:00-4:00 pm

Where:

Winthrop University Fine Arts Department — Rutledge Hall Room 126

Registration Deadline January 15.

To register, please send email with your name, teaching level and school district to gardnerl@winthrop.edu. First 25 to register will be included on the list.

The workshop is a free service to educators and is offered with support of grants from the South Carolina Arts Commission and the Winthrop Research Council.

Tuesday, Jan. 5

• The Union County Beekeepers Association will meet at 6 p.m. in the Clemson Extension Meeting Room at the fairgrounds.

Light refreshments are served at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 6:30 p.m.

David McFawn, Master Beekeeper, will present a program on Pollination. He is the author of Getting the Best From Your Bees. Autographed copies of his book will be available for purchase.

Everyone interested in bees is encouraged to attend.

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to people of all ages, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital or family status and is an equal opportunity employer.

Union County Arts Council

• Painting with Coffee — Whether you are a beginner, or a lifelong artist join us every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m.

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Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.

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Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.

Courtesy photo

Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.

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Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.

Courtesy photo

Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.

http://uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_20151216_133538.jpgCourtesy photo

Members of the Monarch Elementary School Student Council visited the Union County Sheriff’s Department and the City of Union Police Department to give them gifts of appreciation for their support. Pictured are Abby Gregory, Maggie Grace Lancaster, Gabriel Gilstrap, and Emma Garner with the various members of the departments.

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