Contact Us

Phone: 276-523-1290
Fax: 276-523-6804

2 Champions Ave
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Dr. Dan Roop

Assistant Principal:
Jason Hicks

Michelle Salyer

Emil Schenck


Morning Announcements
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, November 2, 2017
End Date/Time:
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

Thursday, November 02, 2017


Good Morning Union!


Congratulations to the Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams for their 2nd place finish in the Region D Cross Country Meet. Congratulation to Brooke Vanover, Jacob Mullins and Nathan Hersel, for making All-Region. 


Any Junior who would like to participate in the Dance Off at the Pep Rally, needs to meet in the Cafeteria after school today until 4:15. 


The final marching band practice of the season will be after school today from 3:45-5:45.


JV and Varsity Boys Basketball tryouts will be this Monday at 4:00 p.m. These tryouts are for anyone not currently involved in a fall sport. You must have a physical on file to tryout. See Coach Moore for any questions.


All FCCLA members who plan to help decorate the Museum Christmas tree this evening, need to come to the Family &Consumer Sciences classroom at 4:00 for pizza. You will need a ride to the museum at 5:30. The tree should be finished by about 7:00 p.m.


Friday is Pink-Out at UHS. We are encouraging everyone to wear as much pink as possible. Be sure to wear a pink hat and pink socks. SGA will sell ribbons for $1 to wear hats, and we will be painting pink ribbons on faces. Let's show our support for the football team and for Breast Cancer Awareness!


The SGA has lanyards for sale for $3. each. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Blanken in Room 101


Any and all students who wish to be a part of the high school swim team, for their school and in any capacity, need to meet Coach  Edwards at the UVA-Wise pool on the following dates, Mondays and Tuesdays from 4-6:15 p.m. and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6-8:15 p.m. before November 10th. Additional assistance is available by contacting or calling 276-275-2744.


The Beta Club will sponsor a blood drive at Union High School on Friday, November 3rd. The Marsh Blood Center will bring two donation units. If you are 17 and are interested in donating, there will be signups beginning Friday, October 26 at lunch. You must bring a photo ID to the donation site on the donation day.


The Union wrestling team is selling Christmas ornaments to help support the team. The ornament is orange shatterproof acrylic with the bear head on one side and the U on the other. The ornaments will arrive at the end of the month, so we are taking orders now. If you would like one, please let Mr.Garner know and he will put your name on the list and deliver them to you as soon as they arrive.


Do you want a chance to win free coffee for a week? Come on down to J-Z coffee and buy a one dollar raffle ticket for a chance to win. 


The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given on November 8th beginning at 9:00 a.m. Please come by the guidance office to sign up.


Applications are now available in the Guidance Office for the Voice of Democracy Scholarship. This is open to students grades 9-12. 


The following announcements are for Seniors:


UVA-Wise will be here on Thursday, November 9th for on-site admission. The application fee is waived on all on-site admissions. If you plan on attending UVA-Wise this would be a great time to apply!


Mountain Empire Community College will be here on Monday. November 13th for on-site admission. The application fee is waived for on-site admissions. If you plan on attending MECC, especially December grads, please be sure to visit the reps from MECC. 


If you are interested in being nominated for the Harry F. Byrd Scholarship, please come by the Guidance Office to submit your name. Please do so before 2nd block.


If you are interested in attending ETSU, we have information in the Guidance Office for Opportunities for Out-of State Students.


Information is now available on the Hagan Scholarship. This scholarship if need based. Come by guidance for more information.


Seniors, please check your school email. Guidance has sent you a message concerning Raise.Me Micro Scholarships. Please sign in and register to see how you can earn micro scholarships. 


Good Luck to the Volleyball Team in the Region 2D Tournament semifinals. Union will play Virginia High at 6:00 p.m. at Marion High School.


Today for lunch we will be having:


w/Garlic Breadsticks

Leafy Green Salad

California Blend

Chilled Fruit 

Choice of Milk


As we begin another day, let us pause for a moment of silence....


Please stand for the pledge of Allegiance: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United Sates of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all. 

Owned by UHS Admin On Thursday, November 2, 2017