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Kennedy Charter focuses on Real Talk

Kennedy Charter focuses on Real Talk

by Morgan Smith Junior J.J. Douglas has made a home at Kennedy Charter School. The 6-foot-6-inch basketball player seems to have it all together as a leading scorer at the… Read more »

Local students named National Merit Scholars

Local students named National Merit Scholars

Several south Charlotte students are part of the second group of winners for this year’s National Merit Scholarships and were awarded the National Merit $2,500 scholarship. Michelle Fogarty from Providence… Read more »

Honor Roll: Myers Park High School

Honor Roll: Myers Park High School

Third Quarter (The school did not break up their honor roll by grade) A Honor Roll Kate Aberman, Sofia Achinelli, Ida Adibi, William Allen, Nancy Arant, Kamila Aslanova, Meredith Bain,… Read more »

Charlotte Christian student selected for N.C. honors band

Charlotte Christian student selected for N.C. honors band

Charlotte Christian School seventh-grader and trombone player Andrew Looker Jr. was recently selected by audition to perform in the North Carolina All-State Honors Band last weekend at the University of… Read more »

South Charlotte teachers named ‘Teachers of Excellence’

South Charlotte teachers named ‘Teachers of Excellence’

Several south Charlotte teachers were recently announced as 2012 MeckEd Teachers of Excellence. MeckEd, a nonpartisan nonprofit that advocates for public education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, will recognize and honor 40… Read more »

South Charlotte teens nominated for Blumey Awards

South Charlotte teens nominated for Blumey Awards

Several south Charlotte schools and theater students have been nominated for awards in the inaugural Blumey Awards, sponsored by Blumenthal Performing Arts and Wells Fargo. Four south Charlotte high schools… Read more »

South Charlotte’s graduation rate tops CMS

South Charlotte’s graduation rate tops CMS

by Morgan Smith South Charlotte’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools can pat themselves on the back, as graduation rates continue to rise and are now less than 5 percent away from the CMS… Read more »

Two teachers, but only one can be No. 1

Two teachers, but only one can be No. 1

Jay M. Robinson, Quail Hollow teachers up for award by Morgan Smith Dedicated, passionate and committed are just a few of the words used to describe two south Charlotte teachers… Read more »

South Charlotte schools honored by USDA

South Charlotte schools honored by USDA

Two south Charlotte schools were honored last week for their achievements in health, nutrition and fitness excellence. Ardrey Kell High and McKee Road Elementary received HealthierUS School Challenge Bronze awards… Read more »

Local teachers named 2012 Teaching Fellows

Local teachers named 2012 Teaching Fellows

Several south Charlotte teachers will participate in the 2012 class of excellent teachers affiliated with the Teaching Fellows Institute at Charlotte. The program is a non-profit organization whose mission is… Read more »

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