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‘Young Voices’ travel far

‘Young Voices’ travel far

MINT HILL – Eighteen-year-old Cameron Alexander, of Mint Hill, had the opportunity of a lifetime last weekend. Cameron traveled to New York City with Young Voices of the Carolinas, where… Read more »

Junior D.R.E.A.M Team strengthens Crestdale community

Junior D.R.E.A.M Team strengthens Crestdale community

MATTHEWS – The Crestdale Middle School Junior D.R.E.A.M (Daring to Role-model Excellence as Athletic Mentors) Team has made an impact on the school and Matthews community since 2007 and plans… Read more »

Education advocates discuss  solutions to teacher pipeline crisis

Education advocates discuss solutions to teacher pipeline crisis

Public education advocates and administrators agree the crumbling teacher pipeline in North Carolina is a pressing issue, but the solution might be more than simply raising educators’ salaries. MeckEd, a… Read more »

Education Notes: May 28 to June 3

Education Notes: May 28 to June 3

Area students excel at state convention MATTHEWS – Latin students from Matthews-based Master’s Academy and area middle and high schools competed in contests at the North Carolina Junior Classical League… Read more »

Finding color in a time of need

Finding color in a time of need

Independence raises funds for Tanzanian students with color run, festival MINT HILL – Walking miles to retrieve fresh water; living in their school buildings to protect themselves from wildlife and… Read more »

Dancing the morning away

Dancing the morning away

Rocky River hosts fourth annual EC Prom MINT HILL – Rocky River High School welcomed students from 11 Charlotte-Mecklenburg high schools for the fourth annual Exceptional Children (EC) Prom on… Read more »

Education Notes: May 21 to 27

Education Notes: May 21 to 27

Matthews, Mint Hill teachers named to Teaching Fellows Institute The Teaching Fellows Institute of Charlotte, a public nonprofit, announced its 2015 class of “outstanding teachers” affiliated with the institute. The… Read more »

Mecklenburg County theater teacher nominated for  Tony Award

Mecklenburg County theater teacher nominated for Tony Award

Linda Ann Watt nominated for Excellence in Theatre Education Students from Matthews and Mint Hill weren’t surprised to learn their acting teacher, Linda Ann Watt, earned a nomination for the… Read more »

Community rallies for fallen police officers

Community rallies for fallen police officers

Queen’s Grant High, businesses to support local 5K MINT HILL – Community members will toe the starting line this Saturday in support of a memorial that recognizes fallen law enforcement… Read more »

Mint Hill Middle ‘renews’ its faith in solar energy

Mint Hill Middle ‘renews’ its faith in solar energy

MINT HILL – Twenty-five feet of solar energy rolled up to Mint Hill Middle School on May 4 as part of the Repower Our Schools campaign. Repower Our Schools is… Read more »