Posted on 23 November 2011.
Students at W.A. Hough High School flex their visual and performing arts muscles: Jessica Hymes and Maddie Lippy have photography on display in Charlotte’s DOMA gallery, Taylor Clark dressed up the Soda Shop in Davidson for the holidays, and students audition for the spring musical beginning next week. The school also is seeking parent volunteers to judge graduation projects. Also in this column, Davidson Montessori hosts an open house Dec. 10, Cannon School offers an SAT prep course, Cannon student Rachel Harris is crowned Teen Miss Dance of North Carolina, and parents have the opportunity to learn more about the North Mecklenburg K-12 IB programs and other CMS Magnet programs. Also, a reminder that CMS schools and offices are closed through Friday, and the district soon will begin public meetings to discuss the superintendent search. See details below. Read the full story
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Posted on 04 November 2011.
Upper and middle school students at Davidson Day School on Monday learned about the history of Islam and its impact on modern global issues from local expert and activist Amad Shakur. Also in this column, Pine Lake Prep seeks professionals to present at its career fair Nov. 18, W.A. Hough High presents Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” this weekend, Cannon School students go “mobile,” and updates from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools about the superintendent survey and registration for next school year. Read the full story
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Posted on 01 June 2011.
Bailey Middle School Wednesday night hosts a silent auction of student artwork and plans to donate some of the proceeds to a CMS school in need of funding assistance. Also in this column, Davidson IB students and staff plan a ceremonial last walk to the Village Green, and area students are recognized for academic performance. North Mecklenburg High School student Raul Gonzalez receives a Broad scholarship, five area students are National Merit Scholarship winners, Cannon has 13 National Spanish Exam medal winners, and Davidson Day School recognizes department award winners. Read the full story
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Posted on 25 May 2011.
Davidson IB Middle School this week was named a Magnet School of Excellence for the third year running. Also in this column, Cannon and Davidson Day schools celebrate their 2011 commencement ceremonies, Davidson Day sixth-grader Ciara Carbone designs a new logo for the Ada Jenkins center, and Bailey Middle School plans a Memorial Day celebration. Read the full story
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Posted on 11 May 2011.
Students from W.A. Hough, North Mecklenburg and Hopewell high schools prepare to face off in a battle of the bands Friday at Rural Hill. Also in this column, Davidson Elementary students Spencer Barnes and James Shaul plan a carnival and fundraiser to benefit the Ada Jenkins Center, Davidson IB Academic Facilitator Mary Kendrick receives a prestigious writing award, CMS athletes register for sports screenings, and students at Woodlawn and Cannon schools participate in national history and Spanish competitions. Read the full story
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Posted on 13 April 2011.
Davidson IB students circled the Village Green in Davidson Saturday, April 9, in the annual Walk for Darfur (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Davidson IB Middle School students hosted a “Community Walk for Darfur” Saturday, raising more than $1,200 for the Save Darfur Coalition. Meanwhile, Davidson Day School students took second in a Battle of the Books, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is in the running for an urban education award. Also, Ramah Christian Classical students tend their gardens to grow food for the homeless, Duke TIP recognizes 11 Cannon School students, and Christ the King Catholic High School hosts a registration night for prospective families. Read more below.
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