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CMS: Full remote until at least Feb. 12

Jan. 14. By Dave Yochum. Following yesterday’s directive from Mecklenburg Public Health Director Gibbie Harris, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted this morning to delay the return to in-person instruction into February. Previously, all students were scheduled to return to in-person instruction on Jan. 19. Rising COVID-19 infection rates in Mecklenburg County are behind the […]

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CMS going remote Dec. 14-Jan. 19

Dec. 9. By Dave Yochum. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has voted to return to remote learning for students in kindergarten through grade 12. The decision takes effect on Monday, Dec. 14 and extends to Jan. 19. The decision is based on increased numbers of COVID-19 infections in Mecklenburg County. Yesterday the NC Dept. of […]

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CMS changes timeline for middle school return to classrooms

Nov. 11. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has revised the timeline for middle school students to return to in-person instruction. The new timeline delays until after winter break the return for all students in grades six through eight in traditional middle schools for in-person instruction, with one exception: Sixth- through eighth-graders in K-8 schools will […]


Tarte advises ‘bullet vote’ for Stephenson for CMS board

Nov. 3. By Dave Vieser and Dave Yochum. NC Sen. Jeff Tarte last night urged voters to “bullet vote” for Jeremy Stephenson, apparently the only school board candidate to go on record in opposition to busing students in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. On his campaign committee letterhead, Tarte said “it is important for those of us […]


Pack the Patrol Car!

JULY 21. Cornelius residents are invited to help the Cornelius Police Department “Pack the Patrol Car” with school supplies for the upcoming 2015- 2016 school year. From now until Aug. 14, donations of school supplies can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm in the lobby of the Cornelius Police […]


CMS to push for bond issue

Teacher pay still an issue vis a vis schools in S.C., Va. By Dave Vieser.¬†Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools will seek permission from the county to place a “significant” bond issue on the November 2016 ballot, according to Superintendent Ann Clark. Clark made her comments during the April 22 Newsmakers Breakfast held at The Peninsula Club. “I […]