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Pack the Patrol Car with school supplies

July 26. The Cornelius Police Department we will be accepting donations of school supplies starting today, July 26, for its annual Pack the Patrol Car . Donations can be brought to the Cornelius Police Dept. and left in the box in the lobby.  Please bring  supplies by  Monday through Friday, from 8 am until 5 pm. […]

15th Annual Back2School event Aug. 14

July 21. Gethsemane Baptist Church in Davidson is partnering with Davidson United Methodist Church, Lake Forest-Davidson and St. Alban’s Episcopal Church on the 15th annual Back2School Community Outreach on Saturday, Aug.14, from 10 am to noon. Back2School aims to equip 600 K-12 students for the upcoming school year by providing book bags and school supplies […]

N. Meck grad lands $10,000 scholarship from Dominion Energy

June 24. Alexa Brzoska, a North Mecklenburg High School grad from Cornelius, has received a $10,000 scholarship from Dominion Energy to attend Duke University. Sixty students from diverse backgrounds make up the first class of Dominion Energy Educational Equity Scholars and will receive over $500,0000 to help pay for educational expenses as part of Dominion […]

Online academy registration open through Sunday, July 18

June 23. Registration for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools virtual academies is open. Rising third through 12th grade students interested in attending school in a fully virtual setting for the 2021-2022 school year should visit CMS School Choice to transfer. The transfer window for current students closes 10 pm Sunday, July 18. Students will have access to all […]

Community School of Davidson graduates 124

June 8. The Community School of Davidson graduated 124 seniors June 3 at the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers Ballpark with 1,100 parents and friends in attendance. Joy Warner, founder and executive director, gave the graduation address. This year’s graduates hail from 10 surrounding towns. Here are the grads: Class of 2021 Jacob Lee Alge* Charles Robert […]

Academic, sports achievement pays off for CMS grads

June 7. The class of 2021 in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools won scholarships totaling $122.4 million, with a total of 2,548 scholarships offered. Providence High had the highest dollar amount with $13.2 million and the largest number of scholarships with 242. No. 2 Hough High received $12.2 million, and No. 3 Vance received $11.8 million. They were […]

CMS Education Centr building dedications to Dr Chris Folk and

CMS funding dispute heading toward mediation

June 2. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education will initiate the dispute resolution statute after the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners approved its 2021-2022 budget, which CMS said underfunds Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools by a total of $81 million. In a 7-2 vote yesterday, county commissioners passed a $2 billion budget for next fiscal year but withheld funding […]

Information meetings scheduled for classical, Christian homeschooling

May 26. The local community of Classical Conversations®, a classical education resource for Christian homeschoolers, will hold open information meetings for interested parents at 9:30 am June 7 and at 6 pm June 21 at Bailey Road Park in Cornelius. All families interested in homeschooling are invited to attend one of these meetings. Classical Conversations […]

CMS Education Centr building dedications to Dr Chris Folk and

FAQs: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools budget

May 18. There’s a battle royale under way over Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools funding. On one side is CMS; on the other side is Mecklenburg County government, in particular County Chair George Dunlap. Dunlap, who wants to withhold $56 million funding from CMS, said “If I throw a rock and I don’t hit you, some more are […]

CMS increases the number of graduation tickets to 4

April 29. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is increasing the number of graduation ceremony tickets that will be distributed to graduating seniors. Up to four guests per graduate will be allowed For a full list of graduation dates and times click here. All ceremonies will be livestreamed for remote viewing. Families of students who do not attend the […]