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Talking the talk: Ardrey Kell High School debate team wins three straight state championships

Talking the talk: Ardrey Kell High School debate team wins three straight state championships

CHARLOTTE – Don’t get into an argument with a student from Ardrey Kell High School – they’ve got credentials suggesting they’ll probably win. Ardrey Kell’s Speech and Debate Team has… Read more »

Area dads learn a new lesson: Get involved

Area dads learn a new lesson: Get involved

CHARLOTTE – The Mecklenburg Parent-Teacher Association Council kicked off an initiative designed to foster more male involvement in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. The council hosted the “Be There Dad” kick-off event on… Read more »

Education News & Notes: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Education News & Notes: Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Ardrey Kell graduate earns Lebanese scholarship On Sept. 5, four area high school graduates will be awarded scholarships totaling $7,000 from the Metrolina Phoenician Club, a non-denominational Lebanese club that… Read more »

Elon Park fourth-grade student struts across pageant stage

Elon Park fourth-grade student struts across pageant stage

A rising fourth-grader from Elon Park Elementary School showed she could sashay across the stage with the best of them earlier this summer. Nine-year-old Tori Noelle Jarrett was named a… Read more »

Morrison speaks at Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting

Morrison speaks at Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting

BALLANTYNE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Heath Morrison recently gave area parents an update on the district’s future plans and the urgency for more education funding. Morrison presented district-wide updates regarding… Read more »

Education News & Notes: Aug. 22 to 28

Education News & Notes: Aug. 22 to 28

CMS students head back to school Charlotte-Mecklenburg School students will head back to school on Aug. 25. The community is advised to watch out for buses and students on their… Read more »

Panel discusses education changes as concerns linger

Panel discusses education changes as concerns linger

Local education advocates are still working to familiarize themselves with changes to the state’s education system after Gov. Pat McCrory signed the new state budget and legislation regarding Common Core… Read more »

New face leads Covenant Day

New face leads Covenant Day

Joel Uecker, Covenant Day School’s new principal, is still trying to feel out his new school since starting July 1.  The last month has focused on getting to know his… Read more »

Project Runway Sashays into Charlotte camp

Project Runway Sashays into Charlotte camp

Campers at Providence Day School’s Summer Programs sashayed down the runway in their own designs on July 18 as part of Project Runway camp. Providence Day School’s Summer Programs offers… Read more »

Education News & Notes: Aug. 1 to 7

Education News & Notes: Aug. 1 to 7

Area educator discovers new technology techniques  Rama Road Elementary School teacher Peter Panico joined 149 educators from across the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom at Vanderbilt University in Nashville,… Read more »