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Adventure Landing wants a hole-in-one for college education

Adventure Landing wants a hole-in-one for college education

One area business is giving families a chance to have fun while supporting children’s college education. Adventure Landing in Pineville is joining forces with Family Entertainment Centers across the United… Read more »

Running to save a life

Running to save a life

Area runners will have the opportunity to sprint around the Park Crossing neighborhood later this month to support local children suffering from heart difficulties. Showmars will host its third annual… Read more »

Concrete Roses abruptly closes doors

Concrete Roses abruptly closes doors

Concrete Roses STEM Academy announced on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 18, the school would be shutting its doors at the end of this week. Concrete Roses STEM Academy, located… Read more »

Learned global perspective creates links of compassion

Learned global perspective creates links of compassion

Area schools are taking on a global perspective program inspired by a Charlotte family who traveled around the world. Three Charlotte schools – Eastover Elementary School, Thomasboro Elementary School and… Read more »

Taking peace global

Taking peace global

One Providence Day School senior found a way to make a difference in the community, leading her to be recognized by a national organization. Elissa Scherer has been named one… Read more »

Area students gain three months of literacy skills from summer program

Area students gain three months of literacy skills from summer program

Numerous Charlotte-Mecklenburg first- through third-graders started their school year with a greater reading proficiency, thanks to an area summer program. Over 500 children participated this past summer in the YMCA… Read more »

Teachers engage in candid panel discussion

Teachers engage in candid panel discussion

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School’s  teachers aren’t troubled by the recently-adopted Common Core State Standards, according to a panel discussion held this week by MeckEd, an education advocacy group. MeckEd hosted a community… Read more »

Covenant Day honors local first-responders

Covenant Day honors local first-responders

MATTHEWS – Bagpipes adorned the walls of Christ Covenant Church as a rendition of “Amazing Grace” played during a special service to honor community first responders and active and retired… Read more »

New face at Eastover Elementary

New face at Eastover Elementary

Eastover Elementary School’s new principal has the spirit of education in her blood. Susan Nichols, who was announced as principal in July, comes from a family of educators and considers… Read more »

Preparing to run for their lives: Carolinas HealthCare System hosts running symposium for health tips

Preparing to run for their lives: Carolinas HealthCare System hosts running symposium for health tips

Area runners of all levels will strap on their shoes to learn more about how to maximize their athletic performances at the 2014 Running Symposium. Carolinas HealthCare System is hosting… Read more »

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