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Monthly Archives: March 2011

South Charlotte parents rally to save middle school sports

South Charlotte parents rally to save middle school sports

by Sarah Gilbert With middle school sports a casualty of the recent Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools budget cuts, concerned members of the south Charlotte community met Tuesday, March 29, to discuss raising… Read more »

School board votes to form committee to explore expanding privatization

School board votes to form committee to explore expanding privatization

Food service, magnet transportation could be outsourced by 2012-13 by Sarah Gilbert The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday, March 22, to form an advisory committee that will evaluate… Read more »

South Charlotte schools lead pack in Harris Teeter fundraising

South Charlotte schools lead pack in Harris Teeter fundraising

The Harris Teeter Together in Education program made its second payout for the year, donating $407,961.64 to participating schools. Providence High School earned the most money of all Charlotte-area schools,… Read more »

Local band directors conduct honors band

Local band directors conduct honors band

Band directors representing three local middle schools recently served as conductors for the 2011 Lee County Middle School Honors Orchestra and Honors Band. Jennifer Frisina, orchestra director at south Charlotte’s… Read more »

Ardrey Kell hosts walk for Samaritan’s Feet

Ardrey Kell hosts walk for Samaritan’s Feet

The DECA club at Ardrey Kell High School hosted a World Walk on Saturday, March 26, to raise money for Samaritan’s Feet. Walkers paid $10 to participate and were encouraged… Read more »

Charlotte Christian students to present musical

Charlotte Christian students to present musical

Upper school students from Charlotte Christian School will take to the stage April 7, 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. to present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” The performance is… Read more »

Polo Ridge student wins Duke Energy contest

Polo Ridge student wins Duke Energy contest

Daniel Cohen, a third-grader in Erin Watson’s class at Polo Ridge Elementary School, was one of four students across the state to win a grand prize in the Scholastic Power… Read more »

Kumon center holds annual awards ceremony

Kumon center holds annual awards ceremony

Kumon Math and Reading Center – Carmel West will hold its annual awards ceremony April 9 at 11 a.m. The event will recognize the 129 students who have earned Advanced… Read more »

Catholic schools host 5K for Make-A-Wish

Catholic schools host 5K for Make-A-Wish

The Holy Trinity Athletic Association will host the third annual Bulldog 5K Run April 9, a Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m. The race, which will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, will… Read more »

Finding a forever home

Finding a forever home

Grant brings dog trainer to Charlotte-Mecklenburg shelter to boost number of adoptions by Kara Lopp Karen Owens expects a lot from her students. But when they show improvement and are… Read more »

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