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Rallying for the Rocky River family

Rallying for the Rocky River family

MINT HILL – Rocky River High School faculty, staff and students rallied for one member of its school community on Friday, Oct. 10. During the school’s homecoming football game against… Read more »

Education Notes: Oct. 15 to 21

Education Notes: Oct. 15 to 21

Butler to host street safe experience MATTHEWS – Butler High School is hosting the Street Safe Life-Saving Driving Experience on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 8:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The… Read more »

Giving the clothes off their backs

Giving the clothes off their backs

MATTHEWS – Mecklenburg County foster children will receive new threads thanks to a donation from Covenant Day School’s (CDS) high school students. CDS’s Beta Club hosted a competition to collect… Read more »

Growing into servant leaders

Growing into servant leaders

Some area high school students are learning how to become servant leaders through a program run by Chick-fil-A restaurants. Students from Independence, Rocky River and Providence high schools, among others,… Read more »

Driver’s education funding could create trouble behind the wheel for young drivers

Driver’s education funding could create trouble behind the wheel for young drivers

School systems are expected to provide opportunities for the community to take driver’s education, but funding is ending in July 2015 after the North Carolina General Assembly removed driver’s education… Read more »

Concrete Roses faculty still waiting for paychecks

Concrete Roses faculty still waiting for paychecks

CHARLOTTE – Faculty of Concrete Roses STEM Academy are still waiting for promised paychecks for their time at the school nearly two weeks after its abrupt closing on Sept. 19…. Read more »

Volleyball players ace in the classroom

Volleyball players ace in the classroom

CHARLOTTE – Who says athletes can’t have brains and talent? Volleyball players from Charlotte Latin School, United Faith Christian Academy and Charlotte Country Day School show that is quite possible…. Read more »

Education News & Notes: Oct. 1 to 7

Education News & Notes: Oct. 1 to 7

Matthews Elementary calling for kindergarten helpers MATTHEWS – The Matthews Elementary School’s Parent-Teacher Organization is looking for four parent volunteers to serve daily in the school’s cafeteria helping kindergarteners. Two… Read more »

Teachers engage in candid panel discussion

Teachers engage in candid panel discussion

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School’s  teachers aren’t troubled by the recently-adopted Common Core State Standards, according to a panel discussion held this week by MeckEd, an education advocacy group. MeckEd hosted a community… Read more »

Lending a hand to help feet

Lending a hand to help feet

MINT HILL – Queen’s Grant High School’s soccer team took time off the field to give back, By recently volunteering at Samaritan’s Feet International, a non-profit organization that washes the… Read more »