Posted on 09 June 2012.
Senior class president Ben Craig was among the speakers. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CHARLOTTE – They arrived at a brand new building two years ago from other schools, came together as a class, and built clubs, champion sports teams and traditions. And and on Saturday, the 415 or so members of the Class of 2012 became the first graduates of William Amos Hough High School in Cornelius. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Schools
Posted on 25 April 2012.
W.A. Hough High School offers a program Thursday on the college search process, and invites all interested parents and families to attend. Meanwhile, North Mecklenburg High School invites people to take a “stroll through the arts” next week, and St. Mark Catholic School sets a fundraising record for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Also, Davidson Day School earns reaccreditation and Cannon School offers a world languages summer camp. Read below for details. Read the full story
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Schools
Posted on 01 February 2012.
Davidson Elementary students presented research projects at the school’s math fair Tuesday and top presenters received awards and honorable mentions for their work. Meanwhile, students at W.A. Hough High plan a “Ping Pong Ball” to raise money for Special Olympics, Davidson Day School’s Robotics team takes second in the game table category at the state competition, and three Bailey Middle School Band Members perform in the District Honors Band. Also, Bailey Middle needs snack food donations for homeless children, and both Cannon School and the Jewish Community Center plan college admissions information sessions. Read below for details. Read the full story
Posted in Schools
Posted on 09 November 2011.
Are you able to donate some time to local schools in the coming weeks? W.A. Hough High School is looking for parents to judge seniors’ graduation projects next month, and Pine Lake Prep seeks volunteers who work in different industries to speak at the school’s career fair Nov. 18. Also in this column, parents interested in the North Mecklenburg K-12 International Baccalaureate Program can learn more at upcoming meetings and tours, Davidson Day students “adopt” Davidson-Concord Road, Cannon School thespians get recognized at a N.C. play festival, Davidson Elementary School collects candy for U.S. Troops and St. Mark fifth-graders host a bake sale. Also, important dates and registration information for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. See details below. Read the full story
Posted in Schools
Posted on 10 December 2010.
CMS schools chief Dr. Peter Gorman addressed the crowd. Listening (from left) were Jesse Kocsis, the school's JROTC commander; student body president Santiago Patino, and W.A. Hough's children, Dr. Bill Hough and Zoe Okamoto. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
By DAVID BORAKS
CORNELIUS – School and community leaders, students and members of the family of William Amos Hough gathered Friday morning to formally dedicate Hough High School in a ceremony that celebrated both the memory of the school’s namesake and the community’s hopes for the school’s future.
Below: A photo gallery of Friday’s ceremony.
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Posted in Cornelius, Davidson history, Huntersville, Photos, Schools
Posted on 13 November 2010.
Hough High’s soccer team scored another huge upset Saturday night, this time over higher-ranked Lake Norman High 2-0. The win sends the Huskies another round deeper into the state 4A playoffs, a feat that 2 weeks ago seemed unlikely given Hough’s status as a first-year school with no seniors. Paddy Millen has the full story in Sports, CLICK HERE
Posted in Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Schools, Sports
Posted on 16 October 2010.
Quarterback TJ Mixson broke free for touchdown runs of 42 and 43 yards and running back Jalen Simmons had two more rushing touchdowns to help West Charlotte to a convincing 34-7 victory over Hough Friday night. See story and photos in Sports, CLICK HERE>
Posted in Photos, Schools, Sports
Posted on 23 September 2010.
Hough High in Cornelius is celebrating its first-ever Homecoming this week. Events leading up to Friday night’s Homecoming Football Game against Vance High included a Powder Puff football game Wednesday night, Sept. 22.
Seventy-five freshmen, sophomore and junior girls signed up to play in the game, at Hough High stadium. Boys filled the role of cheerleaders.
The football team takes on Vance Friday at 7 p.m.
Posted in Photos, Sports