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Area middle school boy shows off yo-yo talents

Area middle school boy shows off yo-yo talents

Some middle school boys are sitting in front of the television or playing video games, but one area middle schooler spends his time coming up with new tricks for his… Read more »

Sharon Elementary gets down in the dirt

Sharon Elementary gets down in the dirt

Students at Sharon Elementary School love to get their hands dirty, and they’ve got a way to put that passion to work. The students have been actively working since earlier… Read more »

Fall of the future: Charlotte Catholic’s fall play

Fall of the future: Charlotte Catholic’s fall play

Imagine a world in the distant future where the surface world is so polluted that society has to live underground. Humanity has altered the environment, weather and seasons so drastically… Read more »

Education News & Notes: Oct. 3 to 9

Education News & Notes: Oct. 3 to 9

Myers Park: Prevention is the cure Myers Park High School is partnering with the Center for Prevention Services, a local non-profit alcohol and drug awareness group, to raise funds for… Read more »

Olympian encourages Huntingtowne Farms Elementary to get fit

Olympian encourages Huntingtowne Farms Elementary to get fit

A 2012 Olympic silver medalist taught Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School fifth-graders the importance of healthy choices to kick off a two-week health program. Olympic runner Manteo Mitchell visited Huntingtowne Farms… Read more »

Education Notes: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Education Notes: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Providence High to sell mattresses for football program Providence High School is hosting a mattress sale on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. to benefit the Providence… Read more »

Ballantyne Elementary places top 20 in reading competition

Ballantyne Elementary places top 20 in reading competition

While some kids watched television this summer, Ballantyne Elementary School students were paving their way into the world record books. Ballantyne Elementary placed 11th in the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge,… 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 »