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Author Archives: Courtney Schultz

Legislators address uncertain  fate of public education

Legislators address uncertain fate of public education

Area legislators faced hard questions regarding the fate of North Carolina public education on Friday, April 10, at MeckEd’s Community Conversation event and the outcome doesn’t look as promising as… Read more »

Fresh green faces star in Charlotte Christian’s ‘Shrek’

Fresh green faces star in Charlotte Christian’s ‘Shrek’

What do you get when you mix a green-faced hero, a resistant princess and furry sidekick on a journey in a kooky fairy tale world? Audience members will find out… Read more »

Elon Park students grow their science, math knowledge

Elon Park students grow their science, math knowledge

Elon Park Elementary School students have green thumbs this spring thanks to a $500 grant from the North Carolina Farm Bureau of Mecklenburg County’s “Ag in the Classroom” program to… Read more »

Area residents fight childhood cancer through fourth annual race

Area residents fight childhood cancer through fourth annual race

What began as a personal project for a high school program has now become a family affair to help raise funds for pediatric cancer. The Rogers family – particularly Emily… Read more »

‘Partying’ with fitness

‘Partying’ with fitness

Beverly Woods students get active with ‘fitness parties’ Many students are rewarded with cupcakes and pizza parties when they reach milestones in elementary school. Beverly Woods Elementary School students can… Read more »

South Charlotte schools prep for NCASA state final

South Charlotte schools prep for NCASA state final

Some south Charlotte students are preparing their academic game faces for this weekend. Providence and Ardrey Kell high schools and Jay M. Robinson Middle School’s Quiz Bowl teams will compete… Read more »

Rama Road girls dig into STEM curriculum

Rama Road girls dig into STEM curriculum

Female students at Rama Road Elementary School are dissecting squids, identifying bones in owl pellets, learning about engineering and building working machines all through a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)… Read more »

‘Kinky Boots’ takes sass, creativity to high-heeled heights

‘Kinky Boots’ takes sass, creativity to high-heeled heights

Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper’s “Kinky Boots” took flair and passion to a new level as part of the Blumenthal Performing Arts PNC Broadway Lights series. The show brought humor,… Read more »

CMS sees decrease in dropouts, suspensions

CMS sees decrease in dropouts, suspensions

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools saw decreases in dropout rates and suspensions over the past school year, according to the annual 2013-14 Consolidated Data Report presented to the North Carolina School Board on… Read more »

Beverly Woods takes art to the next level

Beverly Woods takes art to the next level

Beverly Woods Elementary School tends to make its art shows larger than life and this year is no exception. Last year, Beverly Woods art teacher Gail Glunz and Lauren Reddick,… Read more »