Posted on 22 August 2013.
Posted on 29 June 2013.
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Tobin Ferrall, 5, of Davidson (center) showed off the Monet-inspired painting he created at the World of Wonder booth at the Davidson Farmer’s Market on Saturday. Tobin’s younger and older sisters painted, too, along with children of all ages.
Posted on 24 May 2013.
You can’t bully someone into believing. I spoke with a young lady who says she’s been bullied for her beliefs, or lack of belief, as some people might describe it.
“I am atheist, but not one of those in-your-face-about-it people,” she said. “I understand that people have different beliefs, and I believe that they should be allowed to practice those beliefs freely. I just choose not to have a religion myself.” Read the full story
Posted on 04 March 2013.
Davidson Elementary School has announced its “A” and “A/B” honor rolls for the 2nd Quarter, for students in third to fifth grades.
Posted on 26 February 2013.
“Ken and I have made exercising and staying healthy a priority”, says Stephanie Bloom of Davidson. “Both of our families battle obesity so we shift our schedules a lot to make it happen.”
Sometimes this means bringing Sam, 4, to the child watch at CrossFit in Davidson, on Depot Street.
Stephanie and Ken alternate morning or evening classes to ensure they work out daily and they have Charlie, 7 and Sam, 4, enrolled in at least one exercise activity. The boys love CrossFit Kids, so their parents take them as often as possible. Read the full story
Posted on 09 September 2012.
Girl Scouts are celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, and organizers are hoping to boost their ranks by forming 100 troops in the Lake Norman area at meetings this month. Interested girls and volunteers are being invited to meetings in Davidson, Cornelius and Huntersville. Read the full story
Posted on 19 June 2012.
Dozens of children and their parents were on the Davidson Village Green Tuesday morning for “Northern Town Folktales on the Green Summer Reading Kickoff. The event included storytelling, music, dance and crafts in front of the Davidson library branch.
Entertainers included Steel Drum Music, Minsky Delmonte, Cara Zara, Hoola Hoop Fitness, Discovery Place Kids, The YMCA, and The Author Squad. The kickoff was sponsored by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Library, the Lake Norman YMCA, and the parks and recreation departments of Cornelius, Davidson & Huntersville. Read the full story
Posted on 29 May 2012.
With summer right around the corner, children will have even more time to access their social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, texting, etc.). Students often use these accounts to express opinions, thoughts and emotions that would not typically be expressed in normal conversation – expressions that often would be unacceptable to peers and adults. Parents have the right and responsibility to monitor their childrens’ communication through these accounts.
In the world of social media, students often are uncensored and unaware of their obligations to be respectful and to recognize boundaries. The first step to social media usage for teens is proper monitoring, especially for middle schoolers: Read the full story
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