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Reading beyond barriers

Reading beyond barriers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools educators have stepped up to ensure elementary students become proficient readers at their appropriate grade levels, using the summer months to make it happen.  The North Carolina General… Read more »

Color to brighten their lives

Color to brighten their lives

Local corporations will continue to bring color to the lives of area students in the next few weeks with Bissell Companies’ seventh annual Color the Park marker drive benefiting Classroom… Read more »

Local graduate’s future is aflame

Local graduate’s future is aflame

Lots of young boys imagine themselves becoming firefighters when they grow up, but Providence High School graduate Bryson Estridge will make his dream a reality. Estridge participated in a weeklong… Read more »

Clock ticking: CMS teachers hope for county, state pay raises

Clock ticking: CMS teachers hope for county, state pay raises

The waiting game continues for local teachers, as well as for school leaders worried about losing educators while Mecklenburg County and North Carolina legislators consider funds for pay raises. That… Read more »

Teenage physicist programs her mark

Teenage physicist programs her mark

At 16, most teens are starting their first job or clutching the steering wheel during a driving test. Alison “AJ” Roeth of South Mecklenburg High School would rather learn programming… Read more »

Area children find joy of reading

Area children find joy of reading

While some students are taking a break from books for the summer, 40 teens are grabbing them by the handfuls. Promising Pages, a nonprofit that donates used books to high-risk… Read more »

Valedictorian prepares for university stage

Valedictorian prepares for university stage

After playing baseball for 13 years, Charlotte Christian valedictorian Evan Ector traded in his glove and ball for the theater stage. Not only a top scholar, Ector was highly involved… Read more »

Providence Day’s Fauchier honored

Providence Day’s Fauchier honored

Loren Fauchier, the global education director at Providence Day School, recently won the National Association of Independent School’s 2014 Global Citizen Award. Fauchier, who has been at Providence Day School… Read more »

Charlotte Christian investing in classroom technology

Charlotte Christian investing in classroom technology

Building on a long history of academic rigor and success is vital to leaders and staff at Charlotte Christian School. So is ensuring all students passing through the south Charlotte… Read more »

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 »