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District 6’s rep ready to help new leader

District 6’s rep ready to help new leader

While local candidates facing election this November have been walking the streets, knocking on doors and working to convince constituents they’ll be the best representatives, current Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board of… Read more »

One big IDEA

One big IDEA

South Mecklenburg High freshman Jake Elabdellaoui didn’t know what the IDEA Academy was all about when he started school in August. Jake is one of 75 students in the Innovation,… Read more »

Forgoing Valentine’s

Forgoing Valentine’s

Leigh Cook couldn’t be prouder of seven of her past fourth-grade students. The group, now in fifth grade at Providence Day School, loves helping others and is passionate about making… Read more »

Jumping for friendships

Jumping for friendships

Caley Coughlin, 13, met Jeremy Alpern Cantor when she decided to volunteer with Friendship Circle about a year ago. The organization works to pair teens with people with developmental disabilities… Read more »

BOE candidates talk bonds, community partnerships

BOE candidates talk bonds, community partnerships

October marks the start of a heavy campaign season for most candidates, including candidates for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education District 5 and 6 seats. Two candidates are vying… Read more »

Young and old walk to end Alzheimer’s

Young and old walk to end Alzheimer’s

Working with students at Quail Hollow Middle School reminds 84-year-old Southminster resident Betsy Hoak of her grandchildren. Southminster and Quail Hollow recently joined forces to raise awareness for an event… Read more »

McClintock honors beloved counselor

McClintock honors beloved counselor

Emmenita Virginia Covington was a hard worker, someone you could count on, a friend, a mother and, ultimately, a role model. And now, she’ll never be forgotten, thanks to a… Read more »

Silently wishing

Silently wishing

Some south Charlotte educators are tired of working harder with less; tired of feeling under appreciated and undervalued. But they’re remaining silent, in hopes the North Carolina legislature will get… Read more »

CMS looks at ways to expand area high schools

CMS looks at ways to expand area high schools

The results of November’s 2013 bond referendum will decide if some of the district’s oldest and overcrowded high schools in south Charlotte will get upgrades and additions in coming years…. Read more »

Latin gets low

Latin gets low

Building up well-rounded, confident students both in and outside the classroom is a school-wide commitment for teachers and staff at Charlotte Latin School. They’re working to find innovative ways to… Read more »