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Hough wins 2nd place at Odyssey of the Mind state tournament

March 27. The Hough High Odyssey of the Mind team won 2nd Place in the North Carolina Odyssey of the Mind Central Region Tournament in February and 2nd Place in the State Tournament this past weekend for Problem 5 in the high school division. Now they move on to compete in the World Finals at […]

Principal: CES student doing well after mishap

March 24. A third-grade boy who was struck by a vehicle Thursday morning at Cornelius Elementary is doing just fine. Principal Jessica Holbrook texted parents yesterday regarding the incident which resulted in the student being taken to the hospital. She said it is school policy that students should not be left unattended at any time, […]

Cornelius Elementary School Robotics Team

Cornelius Elementary’s Robotics Team goes to state championships Jan. 21-22

Jan. 11. Cornelius Elementary’s Robotics Team was awarded the Judge’s Award in the NC FIRST Lego League (FLL) Challenge qualifying tournament held at Olympic High School in Charlotte, and scored high enough to advance to the State Championship. The Judge’s Award is presented to the team that excelled in all aspects of the competition: Robotics, […]


First day of school: Let’s all keep an eye out for kids

Aug. 29. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools welcomed back roughly 140,000 students and 18,000 employees today. There are 925 buses on the road, not to mention tens of thousands of parents. Keep an eye out for kids! Kathie Moquin (pictured) is. She’s the new crossing guard at Cornelius Elementary. Extra caution Watch for kids walking while looking at their […]

Dunn deal: Free car washes for Cornelius Elementary staff

Oct. 27. Businessman David Dunn was looking for a way to celebrate the grand re-opening of LKN Car Wash on Catawba Avenue, but he wanted to do something for the community at the same time. He has donated nearly 70 free car washes to faculty and staff at Cornelius Elementary School. “This was a significant […]


Cornelius knocks park opening right out of the park

Sept. 9. “The grass is so green and so soft!” That’s what a good many of the 610 students from Cornelius Elementary School had to say as they walked across the new Neighborhood Park Ball Fields during the dedication this morning. Built in partnership with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, the complex, which cost $1.4 million, encompasses over […]

Cornelius Elementary School Neighborhood Park dedication is Sept. 2

Aug. 25. The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture (PARC) Department will hold a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Sept. 2, for the new Cornelius Elementary School Neighborhood Park. The new park, located at 21126 Catawba Ave., will include four lighted T-ball fields, two multipurpose fields, a basketball court, a walking trail, a restroom building […]


Cornelius cares: United Way Day of Caring

Sept. 14. There was a big turnout Saturday all around town for United Way’s Day of Caring. Volunteers were at places like the Community Garden on Catawba Avenue and Robbins Park on West Catawba to clean up and get ready for cooler weather. Kelly Osborne, president of the Parent Teachers Organization at Cornelius Elementary, was […]