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Principal wants to bridge academic gaps

Principal wants to bridge academic gaps

By Sarah Obeid CHARLOTTE – Danielle Belton, an educational leader focused on improving academic success, is the new principal at Paw Creek Elementary School. “I am very excited to be… Read more »

Duke Energy awards $249,850 to Gaston College

Duke Energy awards $249,850 to Gaston College

DALLAS – The Duke Energy Foundation awarded a $249,850 grant to Gaston College to buy welding equipment for the Pharr Trade and Industrial Center Building on the Dallas campus. Built… Read more »

Gaston College receives STEM scholarship funding

Gaston College receives STEM scholarship funding

DALLAS – Gaston College has been awarded more than $600,000 from the National Science Foundation for scholarships and supplemental services, beginning in the fall 2014 semester. Scholarships, up to $5,600… Read more »

CMS names Mountain Island school

CMS names Mountain Island school

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education approved names for two Mountain Island-area schools at its April 22 meeting. Mountain Island Elementary, now called Mountain Island Lake Academy, is expanding… Read more »

Mountain Island Charter hosts info session

Mountain Island Charter hosts info session

MOUNT HOLLY – Mountain Island Charter School will hold an information session for prospective parents 6-7 p.m. Nov. 21 at 13440 Lucia Riverbend Hwy. Details: www.micharter.org. Did you like this? Share… Read more »

Coulwood Middle prepares for career fair

Coulwood Middle prepares for career fair

CHARLOTTE – Coulwood Middle School is recruiting companies to participate in its upcoming career fair. The event allows students to learn about careers by talking with area business leaders. The career… Read more »

Glee club seeks teen singers

Glee club seeks teen singers

CHARLOTTE – A glee club is forming in Mountain Island, and the creator is looking for interested singers to be a part of it. The idea to start a glee… Read more »

SAT scores fall at area schools

SAT scores fall at area schools

By Angela Poffenbaugh Education@mimonitor.com North Carolina reported gains in the SAT and inched closer to the national average, according to results recently released by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction…. Read more »

Nearly 2,500 student-athletes screened for heart health

Nearly 2,500 student-athletes screened for heart health

CHARLOTTE – Nearly 2,500 high school student-athletes received free comprehensive athletic screenings at four locations this summer at Heart of a Champion Day, a Carolinas HealthCare System program. All four… Read more »

Instructor wins award for tech course

Instructor wins award for tech course

DALLAS – Gaston College instructor Karen Duncan was named a recipient of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for an Exemplary Course Program. The award honors members who design and develop exciting… Read more »