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

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

Professionals weigh in on consequences of young drivers behind the wheel Fifteen-year-old students across the state could legally be able to hit the road without any previous behind-the-wheel training, thanks… Read more »

‘Dixie’ invites audiences to a party of laughs

‘Dixie’ invites audiences to a party of laughs

Dixie Longate is not who you think of when you think of a “Tupperware Lady,” but audiences don’t mind because she’s a lot of fun. Dixie, the alter ego of… Read more »

A woman with a mission

A woman with a mission

Myers Park graduate seeks to change the world Audrey Huynh set out on a mission her freshman year at Myers Park High School: to create change. Now a recent graduate,… 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 Child Nutrition Services will offer its Summer Food… Read more »

Dirty Dancing kicks it up a notch

Dirty Dancing kicks it up a notch

A 1987 cult classic sashayed and twirled onto the Belk Theater stage as “Dirty Dancing” arrived as part of Blumenthal Performing Art’s 2014-15 PNC Broadway Lights Series, bringing an amazing… Read more »

New leadership for Charlotte Secondary

New leadership for Charlotte Secondary

Nancy Dillon named head of school Charlotte Secondary School, an area charter school for sixth- to 12th-grade students, will have a new face lead its Paideia-based program. Nancy Dillon will… Read more »

Opening a page for the future

Opening a page for the future

Nonprofit Promising Pages hosts fourth year of early literacy program During the three months students are on summer break, they can lose up to three months of literacy gains. An… Read more »

Ardrey Kell student debuts science fiction novel

Ardrey Kell student debuts science fiction novel

Fifteen-year-old Andrew Daly, of Charlotte, hopes readers will embark into a new world in his science fiction, fantasy novel “Portal of Vaal.” The Ardrey Kell High School rising junior recently… Read more »

Returning to triumph

Returning to triumph

Myers Park, Jay M. Robinson top state scholastic competitions South Charlotte schools are home to many student achievements, and Myers Park High School and Jay M. Robinson Middle School are… Read more »

Providence Day students advance to national competition

Providence Day students advance to national competition

Providence Day School’s seventh-grade eCYBERMISSION team, “Charger Nation,” was named a national finalist for the southeast region in this year’s eCYBERMISSION competition. The team – comprised of Nandita Balaji, Shreyas… Read more »