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Grass a good bit greener across state line?

Grass a good bit greener across state line?

School advocates say Mecklenburg County is facing an exodus, one that could hit Ballantyne hard. While leaders with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools wait to see what help they will receive from Gov…. Read more »

Chinault, Shockley honored at CMS

Chinault, Shockley honored at CMS

Going above and beyond for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ students isn’t hard when you’re passionate about teaching. That’s the philosophy and essence of two south Charlotte teachers who were recently named CMS… Read more »

Helping art grow

Helping art grow

Art teacher Katherine Hutchens, music teacher Robin Cogan and science teacher Dee Chinault are the perfect models of collaboration for their students at Endhaven Elementary School. Starting with just a… Read more »

Local students fight back for Monarchs

Local students fight back for Monarchs

Monarch butterflies are disappearing. But one group of students from Charlotte Preparatory School has been working to save what Monarchs are left, and hopes to help the rest of the… Read more »

Local student is singing her way to success

Local student is singing her way to success

Julia Lang has loved singing since she was 5 years old and has spent the majority of the past decade taking voice lessons and performing in choirs and stage musicals…. Read more »

South Charlotte schools named Blumey Award nominees

South Charlotte schools named Blumey Award nominees

Nominations for the third annual Blumey Awards, presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts and Wells Fargo, were recently announced, including nominations for several south Charlotte schools. The Blumey Awards recognize and… Read more »

Young and old work to find independence

Young and old work to find independence

Embracing the community is a top priority for Southminster, a continuing care retirement community on Park Road.  That’s why they’ve worked to become part of the fabric of south Charlotte… Read more »

Cockroaches bring win for Charlotte Latin science team

Cockroaches bring win for Charlotte Latin science team

A group of seventh-graders at Charlotte Latin School are state champions in the North Carolina seventh-grade division of the U.S. Army’s eCybermission competition. Now, the four students, called the Designer… Read more »

How much is your desk worth?

How much is your desk worth?

Providence Day School teacher Ben Blaisdell’s class is more than just a math class – it has become a way of life for his students. Starting just four years ago… Read more »

MeckEd rallies support for teacher pay increases

MeckEd rallies support for teacher pay increases

It’s an important time for public education in North Carolina, and local education advocacy group MeckEd hopes community members take note and join the effort to ensure local and state… Read more »