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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Around the world in a day

Around the world in a day

Mountain Island Charter School students presented a World Showcase, in which they set up information and activities booths representing various countries, on May 26. Students Katelyn Crosby (left) and Maris… Read more »

West Charlotte teacher selected as teacher of the year finalist

West Charlotte teacher selected as teacher of the year finalist

CHARLOTTE – A West Charlotte High School English teacher was selected as a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Teacher of the Year finalist. Altovese Simmons, who graduated from Johnson C. Smith University with… Read more »

Charlotte officials educate district parents about child safety

Charlotte officials educate district parents about child safety

CHARLOTTE – In honor of National Missing Children’s Day, May 25, Take 25, a national grassroots movement to heighten awareness of the issues surrounding missing and exploited children, encouraged Charlotte-Mecklenburg… Read more »

School notes for June

School notes for June

• Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: The last day of school for students is June 10. …The Board of Education meets June 28. • Gaston County Schools: The last day of school is… Read more »

The sky’s the limit

The sky’s the limit

Mountain Island resident Hopper enters senior year with eye on Clemson by Aaron Burns I’ve got to get past this guy. No way I’m letting him keep me out of… Read more »

CoulOak All-Stars benefit cancer research

CoulOak All-Stars benefit cancer research

by Aaron Garcia On June 4 at Shuffletown Park, the CoulOak Little League celebrated its All-Stars Day and Coach’s Game. The event included four all-star contests in the league’s four… Read more »

Titan tennis succeeds with grassroots effort

Titan tennis succeeds with grassroots effort

by Chris Hunt Hopewell coach Craig Smith would be the first to admit that his boys tennis team didn’t exactly scare the competition in pre-game warmups. The 2011 Titans didn’t… Read more »

Ford, Miller are champions

Ford, Miller are champions

Mountain Island resident Chris Ford (back row, right) is a member of the Metrolina Havoc 9-and-under AAU basketball team, which recently won a pair of state championships. The team is… Read more »

Undefeated

Undefeated

The Lincoln Charter middle school softball team, which features several Mountain Island-area players, went 20-0 this season. Pictured are (front row, from left) Kayla Helms, Hannah Taylor, Caitlyn Miller; (second… Read more »

Faith notes for June

Faith notes for June

First Presbyterian offers summer lunch for children MOUNT HOLLY – The session of First Presbyterian Church, 133 S. Main St., approved a summer lunch program for community children, and the… Read more »