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Monthly Archives: December 2010

CMS prepares for changes in transportation, schedule

CMS prepares for changes in transportation, schedule

by Christina Ritchie Rogers Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is mulling over options that could mean big changes next year for students who ride the bus. Following two years of significant cuts in… Read more »

Charter Schools Director visits MICS

Charter Schools Director visits MICS

by Christina Ritchie Rogers Jack Moyer, director of the state’s office of charter schools, visited Mountain Island Charter School Wednesday, Dec. 15 and gave a special talk to the middle… Read more »

School Notes for December 17

School Notes for December 17

• Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: Schools are closed Dec. 22 to 31 for winter break. • Gaston County Schools: Schools are closed Dec. 22 to 31 for winter break. • Corvian Community… Read more »

Students progress to county level competition

Students progress to county level competition

Students at Francis Bradley Middle School participated in this year’s Reflections Program, a national arts recognition program sponsored by schools’ Parent-Teacher Associations. Students submitted original works in visual arts, literature,… Read more »

Making the Grade for December 17

Making the Grade for December 17

Lake Norman Charter Middle Fifth-grade A honor roll: Josiah Acevedo, Christina Alperi, Olivia Archer, Ahli Archibald, Dakota Arneson, Emily Bebler, Riley Benz, Vanessa Bissinger, Austin Blitstein, Jack Bosley, Grant Cameron,… Read more »

Sports Shorts for December 17: Titans score wrestling victories

Sports Shorts for December 17: Titans score wrestling victories

by Chris Hunt and C. Jemal Horton Hopewell wrestlers Austin Randall and Nick ­Watson won their respective weight classes in the Al Kessie Wrestling Tournament at Olympic High Dec. 12…. Read more »

Butler wins second Super 10 crown

Butler wins second Super 10 crown

by C. Jemal Horton It’s that time of year again! Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group announces its final Super 10 Football Rankings of 2010, crowning its annual champion from the 31… Read more »

‘The Tourist’

‘The Tourist’

by Ryan Hill On paper, “The Tourist” should be a sure-fire blockbuster. The film features two of the biggest movie stars on the planet, Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie, a… Read more »

‘Tron: Legacy’

‘Tron: Legacy’

by Hugh Fisher I’m an unapologetic sci-fi fan. Computers, space battles, strange alien worlds – all of these sparked my imagination when I was a kid, and still do. If… Read more »

Paw Creek rallies around family

Paw Creek rallies around family

by Alan Hodge Warm hearts prevailed over sleet and cold rain Saturday night at Paw Creek Presbyterian Church where a benefit dinner was held for 43-year-old cancer patient Kelley Longshore… Read more »