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N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate drivers’ education requirement

N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate drivers’ education requirement

Experts weigh in on the dangers of putting inexperienced drivers on the roads Fifteen-year-old students across the state could legally be able to hit the road without any previous behind-the-wheel… Read more »

Students to gather around the table all summer

Students to gather around the table all summer

Area students can ensure they’ll have breakfast and lunch each day this summer, thanks to a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) summer program. CMS’s Child Nutrition Services will offer its Summer Food… Read more »

Education Notes: June 25 to July 1

Education Notes: June 25 to July 1

Forensics summer camp for CMS students Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students in eighth through 12th grades will have the chance to harness their speech and debate skills this summer at the CMS… Read more »

Education News and Notes

Education News and Notes

Teens can unmask creativity this summer MINT HILL – The Mint Hill Library will host an “Unmask! Interactive Art Workshop” this July to help teens exercise creativity. Local artist Cathay… Read more »

Stepping back in time

Stepping back in time

Crestdale hosts annual Renaissance festival MATTHEWS – Sixth-graders at Crestdale Middle School took a step back in time last week to the days of serfs, lyres, tunics and hoop skirts…. Read more »

Education News and Notes

Education News and Notes

Butler students selected for honor program MATTHEWS – Butler High School sophomores Gina Scott and Zachary Bass both were nominated to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders… Read more »

Free Clinic gains boost in the office

Free Clinic gains boost in the office

Matthews Elementary collects office supplies for nonprofit MATTHEWS – The Matthews Elementary School community plans to give back to the Matthews community more next year, and recently kicked off that… Read more »

Matthews-Mint Hill Charter Academy tries again for approval

Matthews-Mint Hill Charter Academy tries again for approval

The Matthews and Mint Hill communities could have another charter school option in the fall of 2016. National Heritage Academies (NHA), a charter school management company out of Grand Rapids,… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Matthews student earns merit scholarship MATTHEWS – Elizabeth Morris, of Levine Middle College High School in Matthews, was among approximately 2,200 winners of National Merit Scholarships named by U.S. colleges… Read more »

‘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 »