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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Poet pays visit to charter school

Poet pays visit to charter school

North Carolina Poet Laureate Cathy Smith Bowers visited Mountain Island Charter School third- through seventh-graders April 29, speaking about the use of metaphors in poetry. “When I first started writing,… Read more »

School board chairman: county must spare schools

School board chairman: county must spare schools

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School board intends to request an extra $55 million in funding from Mecklenburg County, which would save hundreds of teaching positions and keep hundreds of students… Read more »

Mountain Island Charter presents World Showcase

Mountain Island Charter presents World Showcase

MOUNT HOLLY – Mountain Island Charter students will bring international flavor to the school on May 26 when they present a World Showcase to younger grades. Students will set up… Read more »

Mountain Island Charter to hold inaugural year celebration

Mountain Island Charter to hold inaugural year celebration

MOUNT HOLLY – Mountain Island Charter School will host a gala in honor of the school’s inaugural year June 4 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Michael Waltrip Racing, 20310… Read more »

School Notes for May 2011

School Notes for May 2011

• Coulwood Middle: The school holds an open house for rising sixth-graders May 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. … Parents and students can take advantage of prep night for… Read more »

Storm Troopers invade Spandex City

Storm Troopers invade Spandex City

Members of the 501st Legion, a national group of costumed storm troopers from the Star Wars series, will be on hand at Spandex City, 3611 Mt. Holly-Huntersville Road, May 7… Read more »