Posted on 27 January 2015.
Posted on 26 January 2015.
Langtree Charter Academy of Mooresville won first place in the state Future City competition at NC State University in Raleigh NC on Saturday, Jan. 24. The school’s seventh grade Team Utopia moves on to represent North Carolina in the nationals in Washington, DC, Feb. 14-17. Read the full story
Posted on 15 January 2015.
Hough High School in Cornelius has the fourth largest DECA chapter in North Carolina and, after an impressive performance at the district Marketing Competition Events Conference (MCEC), will have a strong presence at the state-level MCEC next month. Read the full story
Posted on 14 January 2015.
By JONATHAN COX
The results of the Mecklenburg County Reflections art competition are in, and students from local schools will take home awards in nearly every category. Students across the nation and at American schools abroad have competed in “Reflections,” which is organized by the national Parent Teacher Association.
Students in preschool through 12th grade submit entries in six categories – choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts. This year’s theme “The world would be a better place if …” struck a chord, with 51 percent more students participating than last year. Read the full story
Posted on 13 January 2015.
Have you ever taken a class with DavidsonLearns, the Lake Norman area’s lifelong learning program? The nonprofit organization is registering for 12 new classes that begin this month, on topics from genealogy to the history of baseball, from America’s Vietnam War to an introduction to writing poetry.
Click to find out more, and to watch a new video promoting DavidsonLearns. In THE GUIDE»
Posted on 12 January 2015.
Eleven charter schools have gotten final approval from the State Board of Education to open in North Carolina next fall. They are the first crop of charter schools to face the new, stricter application process introduced in North Carolina in 2014.
Posted on 12 January 2015.
A senior at Pine Lake Prep is trying to raise $5,000 for a children’s cancer nonprofit. North Mecklenburg High School’s debate team, meanwhile, fought its way into fourth place in the Guilford Challenge. And Hopewell’s JROTC took home a marksmanship award. Hough High has alerted students about a speed limit change on Bailey Road, and CMS is reminding parents about an impending deadline for the 2015-16 school lottery. Read on for details, as well as information on application deadlines for public schools. Read the full story
Posted on 29 December 2014.
A teacher at Davidson Elementary school conducted an experiment late last year. She gave her students exercise balls to sit on, instead of chairs. DavidsonNews.net stopped by then for a photo and story. A year later, it’s no longer an experiment. It’s become a way of sitting at the school, or rather, bouncing.