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Moving on from the gridiron

Moving on from the gridiron

MATTHEWS – A man who has spent a lot of time on the gridiron will soon be spending a lot of time on the fields and courts of Carmel Christian… Read more »

Recycling earns Bain Elementary big bucks

Recycling earns Bain Elementary big bucks

MATTHEWS – Bain Elementary School students have been earning money and prizes for their school by collecting drink pouches they use at home and in the lunchroom. Bain Elementary students… Read more »

Trouble behind the wheel

Trouble behind the wheel

MATTHEWS – North Carolina Driver’s Education leaders and local educators are concerned about the North Carolina General Assembly’s budget deliberations, which have the potential to diminish driver’s education funding dramatically… Read more »

Clock ticking for CMS teachers

Clock ticking for CMS teachers

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 »

Gifted math, science enthusiast takes his brains west

Gifted math, science enthusiast takes his brains west

MATTHEWS – Some people might call recent Butler High School graduate Mizing Paolian III an overachiever. He ended his senior year with 13 Advanced Placement courses and a 5.1 grade… Read more »

Voices through the paint

Voices through the paint

MINT HILL – Local students recently pulled out their paintbrushes to decorate school recycling bins and were honored for their creativity. Mecklenburg County Solid Waste teamed up with Coca-Cola Bottling,… Read more »

Nine-year-old gives Kiwanis Club terrific gift

Nine-year-old gives Kiwanis Club terrific gift

Most 9-year-old boys ask for LEGOs or a new bicycle for their birthday. Crown Point Elementary Schools student Austin Stitz asked for school supplies, but not for him. Austin presented… 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 Mecklenburg… Read more »

Building confidence, one story at a time

Building confidence, one story at a time

Libby DeRonne considers herself somewhat of a creative arts junkie. The 13-year-old Cuthbertson Middle School seventh-grader admittedly loves drama and the arts and has participated in school plays in the… Read more »

Bailey still in transition; works to understand CMS budget

Bailey still in transition; works to understand CMS budget

It’s been an “enlightening” experience and transition for long-time Matthews Board of Commissioner Paul Bailey as he acclimates to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education District 6 seat. The veteran… Read more »

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