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Reading into the record books

Reading into the record books

Some students are splashing around in the swimming pool this summer, but Ballantyne Elementary School students are busy reading to help their school make it into the world record books. … Read more »

Giving them a chance to succeed

Giving them a chance to succeed

Area children are gaining literacy and character-building skills this summer as part of Freedom School on Providence Day School’s campus.  Freedom School is a six-week summer program of the Children’s… Read more »

Preparing for the future: Charlotte Prep invests in STEM curriculum

Preparing for the future: Charlotte Prep invests in STEM curriculum

Charlotte Preparatory School is taking a step forward when it comes to embracing science, technology, engineering and math for its students. The south Charlotte school recently invested approximately $225,000 through… Read more »

Charlotte Latin student takes 18th at national debate competition

Charlotte Latin student takes 18th at national debate competition

Try to avoid getting into an argument with Nick Verderame. The Charlotte Latin rising senior placed 18th out of 250 students from across the country at the June 19 Congressional… Read more »

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

While her classmates were walking across the stage at Oven’s Auditorium to celebrate graduation last month, Performing Learning Center’s eLearning Academy graduate Eleanor “Ellie” Frith was preparing for her performance… Read more »

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 »