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Trading pencils for pom-poms

Trading pencils for pom-poms

Queen’s Grant teacher performs as Panthers TopCat When Leslie Spearman, an earth and environmental science teacher at Queen’s Grant High School, isn’t in the classroom, there’s a good chance you… Read more »

Former Hornet trains Crestdale students for Special Olympics

Former Hornet trains Crestdale students for Special Olympics

MATTHEWS – “Confidence is key,” former Charlotte Hornets player Muggsy Bogues said to students after a group huddle in the Crestdale Middle School gymnasium. “Believe that you can achieve.” The… Read more »

Read Charlotte gives Title I schools big donation

Read Charlotte gives Title I schools big donation

MINT HILL –Fostering a love for reading in a child’s life takes time. That’s why Read Charlotte decided to give children access to books at home, when they otherwise wouldn’t… Read more »

Matthews, Mint Hill schools participate in national cabbage program

Matthews, Mint Hill schools participate in national cabbage program

Kids across America are participating in the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Program, including some Matthews and Mint Hill schools. More than 1.5 million third-graders in 48 states have gotten hands-on… Read more »

District seeks to give schools more independence

District seeks to give schools more independence

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools might loosen the reins and allow individual schools more freedom in making choices to achieve district goals. Frank Barnes, CMS chief accountability officer, presented a developed accountability, or… Read more »

CMS population needs community to ‘buy-in’

CMS population needs community to ‘buy-in’

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools student reassignment discussions have ignited a laundry list of questions about the social issues in Mecklenburg County. Mecklenburg County has polarized wealth between the high-poverty and low-poverty areas,… Read more »

Breakfast club reveals new installments for CMS

Breakfast club reveals new installments for CMS

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools leaders provided a glimpse of the district’s future that could help improve student pathways. The Hood Hargett Breakfast Club hosted its monthly luncheon on Jan. 14, featuring CMS… Read more »

Carmel Christian will roar in fifth-grade production

Carmel Christian will roar in fifth-grade production

MATTHEWS – Community members can take a free trip to Pride Rock on Thursday, Jan. 14, with Carmel Christian School’s “The Lion King KIDS” performance. Carmel Christian’s fifth-grade students with… Read more »

‘Face’ of Matthews Elementary School retires

‘Face’ of Matthews Elementary School retires

MATTHEWS – Donna Huntley started her career at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools behind the wheel when she was 16 years old as a bus driver at East Mecklenburg High School. Now, she’s… Read more »

For-profit management company to open Matthews Charter Academy this fall

For-profit management company to open Matthews Charter Academy this fall

MATTHEWS – Some Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools parents are worried about where their students will attend school after student reassignment, but a group of parents and a management company want to present… Read more »