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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Providence Day recognizes breast cancer survivors

Providence Day recognizes breast cancer survivors

by Sarah Gilbert More than 180 women attended Providence Day School’s Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon Oct. 21 to learn about the disease and honor the school’s survivors. Providence Day’s senior… Read more »

School Notes for October 29

School Notes for October 29

Charlotte Country Day to host honor band performance The N.C. Association of Independent Schools will perform Nov. 4 at Charlotte Country Day School, 1440 Carmel Road. The band consists of… Read more »

Carolina authors best picks

Carolina authors best picks

by Alison Woo As booksellers prepare for the busy holiday season, there are a number of offerings that should not be missed. Here’s a sample of local offerings. “My Reading… Read more »

The Power of Perseverance

The Power of Perseverance

Myers Park kicker battles back from injury for stellar senior football season by C. Jemal Horton With time winding down in Myers Park High School’s Oct. 22 home game against… Read more »

Ardrey Kell runners sweep way to regionals

Ardrey Kell runners sweep way to regionals

by Aaron Garcia On Oct. 21, Ardrey Kell’s boys and girls cross country teams swept the Southwestern 4A cross country championships, the first time in the school’s history that both… Read more »

Sports Shorts for October 29: Baker returns to state tennis tourney

Sports Shorts for October 29: Baker returns to state tennis tourney

by Aaron Garcia and C. Jemal Horton For the fourth consecutive year, Myers Park girls tennis player Grace Baker advanced to the Class 4A individual state championships. On Friday, Oct…. Read more »

Football Notes for October 29: Big final weekend in CISAA play

Football Notes for October 29: Big final weekend in CISAA play

by C. Jemal Horton and Aaron Garcia Charlotte Independent Schools Athletic Association teams wrap up play this week and, as is usually the case with the state’s best private-school conference,… Read more »

‘Conviction’

‘Conviction’

by Ryan Hill One of the most difficult things for movies based on true stories to pull off is holding the audience’s interest when everyone already knows the outcome. Some,… Read more »

Special dresses ready to fly south

Special dresses ready to fly south

Charlotte group teams up to help needy girls in Honduras by Erica Oglesby The Charlotte Padrinos need you to paint your best pumpkin this weekend. South Charlotte children’s art studio… Read more »

Show us your Halloween spirit!

Show us your Halloween spirit!

Kathy Hodges of the Willowmere neighborhood sent us these pictures of Halloween decorations in her front yard. The spider and web, a decoration favorite of Hodges, are made out of… Read more »