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Latin students want Roman numeral back

Latin students want Roman numeral back

The NFL broke a 28-year tradition this year when it chose not to include a Roman numeral in the Super Bowl’s logo. Latin students in Master’s Academy and Greyfriars Classical… Read more »

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 »

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

Charlotte’s best Super Bowl 50 watch parties

The greater Charlotte community is gearing up for Sunday’s big game, as the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos. Trying to decide where to watch this year’s Super Bowl… 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 »

Clark says district needs more teachers, community support

Clark says district needs more teachers, community support

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Ann Clark gave her second State of Our Schools presentation Jan. 21 and shared the same message as the previous year: “this is our moment.” Clark urged… Read more »

Website offers free ‘clean’ diet plan, workouts

Website offers free ‘clean’ diet plan, workouts

With all the fad diets out there, it’s hard to find one that’s easy to stick to. That’s the inspiration behind Clean Eats 101, a lifestyle website founded by local… 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 »

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 »

‘Girlfriends’ to host bi-annual gala

‘Girlfriends’ to host bi-annual gala

Three years ago, a group of women of South Asian origin met up for a “girl’s night out.” Little did they realize, the conversation they had that night would start… Read more »

Education Briefs: Jan. 15

Education Briefs: Jan. 15

Carolina Flipz to offer gymnastics for children with special needs Pineville’s Carolina Flipz is offering customized classes for students with special needs. “We’ve been doing this since June, but based… Read more »