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Hough High Lacrosse made it to State Championships

March 30. The Hough High Huskies made it to the State Lacrosse Championships over the weekend having defeated Lake Norman High School last Wednesday 13-5. But the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders beat Hough 14-5. Hough, which is coached by Adam Olmstead, had a 13-3 season this year. Raleigh’s Cardinal Gibbons was the defending North Carolina 4A […]


Starting April 12, in-person instruction for CMS grades 6-12 increases to four days a week

March 24. The CMS Board of Education has voted to send students in high schools and traditional middle schools back to classrooms four days a week beginning April 12. While it applies only to families who opt to have their students attend in-person learning, families will have the option to choose between the Full Remote […]

CMS seeks input on 21-22 budget

March 23. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is looking for the public’s input on the 2021-2022 budget. Community members are encouraged to attend a virtual broadcast and provide input for district leaders as they discuss priorities and develop budget recommendations. Feedback will be collected in real-time during the meeting. The sessions are virtual and broadcast live on the […]

CMS superintendent to recommend Plan A next week for middle, high schools

March 19. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Earnest Winston will present a recommendation for moving middle and high school students to Plan A (minimal social distancing) to the CMS board at their meeting this coming Tuesday. That recommendation is likely to mirror the current Plan A for elementary schools, with students whose families opt for them […]


CMS District 1 board member may run for re-election in 2021 after all

Feb. 15. By Dave Vieser. Rhonda Cheek, the District One Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools representative, may run for re-election after all. Cheek, of Davidson, has told fellow board members she did not plan to run again for the School Board this fall, but when contacted over the weekend on a separate issue, she said those plans […]

How to apply for NC Education Corps

Feb. 9. Students attending Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will benefit from a new partnership between the NC State Board of Education, the Office of the Governor, local school systems and the N.C. Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. The NC Education Corps will provide emergency relief to public schools by employing talented community members—including current college students […]

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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 […]