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Modine new principal at McAlpine

Modine new principal at McAlpine

Dina Modine is a true believer in family. With a husband and three kids of her own, the on-the-go mom is used to a tight-knit family atmosphere. That’s why settling… Read more »

Making her actions speak loudly

Making her actions speak loudly

When 9-year-old Mahkaylah Hindman sees a need, she doesn’t sit back and ignore it. The Covenant Day School fourth-grader is a true believer in “actions speak louder than words,” and… Read more »

CMS grads rate good news for district leaders

CMS grads rate good news for district leaders

A jump in last year’s graduation rate is what’s setting the tone for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 2013-14 school year, according to Superintendent Heath Morrison. Morrison recently spoke at a meeting… Read more »

Backpacks from the heart

Backpacks from the heart

Last summer, Beverly Woods student Barbara Helen Moye formulated a plan and collected 45 backpacks for children who didn’t have the luxury of shopping for back-to-school supplies like she did…. Read more »

Selwyn gains a new partner in education

Selwyn gains a new partner in education

It might be Shane Lis’ first run as principal, but it isn’t his first time in leadership. The new Selwyn Elementary School principal always knew he wanted to be an… Read more »

Bosco fulfills dream at Myers Park

Bosco fulfills dream at Myers Park

Working at Myers Park High School has always been a dream for new principal, Mark Bosco. The school, rooted in rich history and tradition, has always intrigued Bosco. With its… Read more »

Slattery hits Endaven with a listening ear

Slattery hits Endaven with a listening ear

A long line of teachers and mentors inspired Brian Slattery, the new principal at Endhaven Elementary, to go into education. He saw importance for quality educators and the need for… Read more »

Charlotte Prep welcomes Mensah

Charlotte Prep welcomes Mensah

It’s Edward Mensah’s perseverance and drive that have helped him get where he is today. Starting July 1 as the new head of middle school at Charlotte Preparatory School, Mensah’s… Read more »

Continuing the military tradition

Continuing the military tradition

Commitment is a tradition for 18-year-old Alex Vinson and her family. The recent Charlotte Catholic High School graduate has seen the tradition in three generations of her military family. Now… Read more »

Local 9-year-old asks for donations instead of gifts

Local 9-year-old asks for donations instead of gifts

More than a year has passed since then 7-year-old Lizzy Biggers saw a segment on the Disney Channel about donating birthday gifts to a cause. It was interesting, she said,… Read more »

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