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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 »

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 »

CMS becomes safer with new technology

CMS becomes safer with new technology

Parents of Charlotte-Mecklenburg School students can feel more comfortable sending their children to school this year knowing the district has worked to make schools safer. Guy Chamberlain, associate superintendent for… Read more »

Students receive ticket to enhance literacy

Students receive ticket to enhance literacy

Charlotte-Mecklenburg elementary school students will be equipped with library cards this year – a tool intended to enhance their literacy skills. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and CMS have partnered to… Read more »

Lab teacher paves way for future careers

Lab teacher paves way for future careers

CHARLOTTE – Endhaven Elementary School wants to prepare their students for the future and has a teacher who has made it her goal to make that happen. Endhaven science lab… Read more »