Posted on 14 May 2011.
Chasing Pedestrians performs at Trifecta, a battle of the bands event at Rural Hill Friday. L-R: Jeff Hymes on bass, Steve Gilmore on guitar, and Micheala Amato singing.
By KAREN WILSON
HUNTERSVILLE – When Hough High School opened in the fall, it took students from North Mecklenburg and Hopewell high schools and created some pretty intense rivalries that students say sometimes got a little too rowdy during football and basketball games this year.
“It’s been a trifecta of rivalry,” said Hopewell High junior Catherine Jackson-Jordan. “It wasn’t bad at first, but then there was some vandalism involved.”
Students said they wanted to do something positive involving all three schools to help make the rivalry a little friendlier.
On Friday, the three schools came together for the first Trifecta, a battle of the bands featuring six student-created garage bands. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Schools
Posted on 30 March 2011.
Following success in the Palmetto Regional Robotics competition last week, Pine Lake Preparatory‘s Team SPORK moves on to compete in the state regional competition next week. Meanwhile, the 2010 Charlotte Woman of the Year will address seniors at Cannon School‘s May graduation ceremony. Also below, news from Hopewell High, Cornelius Elementary and Davidson IB Middle schools.
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Posted on 24 March 2011.
McKinney Academy is partnering with the Foundation for Respect Ability to hold a free anti-bullying concert on Sunday, March 27, at 2 p.m., at the school, 412 Armour St. in Davidson. Meanwhile, Davidson Day School is hosting an April 4 screening of “Race to Nowhere,” a documentary on the high-pressure, test-obsessed culture surrounding American children and teenagers. Also below, news from Bailey Middle, Davidson I.B. Middle, Cannon and other area schools. Read the full story
Posted in Schools