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Author Archives: Courtney Schultz

Nine file for CMS board of education

Nine file for CMS board of education

Residents campaign for one of the board’s three at-large seats Election filing closed last week and nine area residents stepped into the spotlight to represent the entire district in the… 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 »

Athletic departments receive national recognition for athletic trainers

Athletic departments receive national recognition for athletic trainers

With high school athletes accounting for an estimated 2 million injuries each year, south Charlotte parents of high school student-athletes can rest easily knowing their children attend “safe sports” schools…. 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 »

Medical experts worry over increased screen time during summer

Medical experts worry over increased screen time during summer

Alice Cooper got it right when he wrote every child’s anthem for taking a break from tests, books and projects in his anthem “School’s Out,” but area medical professionals are… Read more »

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 »