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Butler junior finds inspiration after science conference

Butler junior finds inspiration after science conference

MATTHEWS – Fifteen-year-old Gina Scott, a rising junior at Butler High School, was among more than 7,000 high school honor students from across the country at the inaugural Congress of… Read more »

Education Notes

Education Notes

Carmel Christian STEM team experiment explodes on rocket MATTHEWS – Carmel Christian School’s (CCS) STEM research students spent months creating a microlab experiment scheduled to be aboard Space X, which… Read more »

Pipeline to future drug use

Pipeline to future drug use

Youth marijuana, pharmaceutical drug use stays stagnant, other drug use decreases With adolescents on summer break having more free time, medical professionals are concerned some students use that lack of… Read more »

Education Notes: July 16 to 22

Education Notes: July 16 to 22

Matthews Elementary collects books for NCDPI MATTHEWS – Matthews Elementary School was one of 13 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to collect books for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s (NCDPI)… Read more »

Area high schools earn national safe sports award

Area high schools earn national safe sports award

With high school athletes accounting for an estimated 2 million injuries each year, Matthews and Mint Hill parents of high school student-athletes can rest easy knowing their children attend “safe… Read more »

A brush of funding

A brush of funding

Experts discuss whether art education funding is on an ‘uptick’ or still waning Art education is considered a core academic subject under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, but… Read more »

N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate driver’s education requirement

N.C. Senate seeks to eliminate driver’s 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 »