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Robotics competition paves way for future skill, careers

Robotics competition paves way for future skill, careers

Two and a half minutes of fast thinking, quick movements and stacking boxes were the challenge for area high school students on Saturday, April 18, during the inaugural Robotics Challenge… Read more »

Sandy Ridge celebrates 45th Earth Day with planet-friendly activities

Sandy Ridge celebrates 45th Earth Day with planet-friendly activities

WAXHAW – On April 2, before Sandy Ridge Elementary School students enjoyed their spring break in the sun, they celebrated the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, which landed on April… Read more »

Ed Notes: April 23 – 29

Ed Notes: April 23 – 29

Hemby Bridge students explore science of sports INDIAN TRAIL – Fifth-grade students at Hemby Bridge Elementary School explored the science behind racing and hockey last month, thanks to area sports… Read more »

Cuthbertson ‘saves’ domestic violence victims through school-wide chapter

Cuthbertson ‘saves’ domestic violence victims through school-wide chapter

WAXHAW – Students in Cuthbertson High School’s Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) chapter took a stand against domestic violence in Union County in 2014 and have earned the nonprofit’s coveted… Read more »

Education Notes: April 16 – 22

Education Notes: April 16 – 22

Sun Valley Middle honored at NCTC INDIAN TRAIL – Sun Valley Middle School took home multiple honors at the North Carolina Theatre Competition (NCTC) Middle School Festival on March 21… Read more »

Marvin Ridge wants to ‘talk it out’ about underage drinking

Marvin Ridge wants to ‘talk it out’ about underage drinking

Eighty-seven percent of North Carolina middle and high school students believe underage drinking is a problem, according to a recent survey conducted by the North Carolina Alcohol Beverage Control (NC… Read more »

Weddington High School drops ‘dimes’ for premature babies

Weddington High School drops ‘dimes’ for premature babies

WEDDINGTON – Fifteen million babies are born premature each year worldwide and one in nine babies in the U.S. is born too soon. Weddington High School’s FCCLA (Family, Career and… Read more »

‘Buddying’ up for safety

‘Buddying’ up for safety

Former police chief gives child safety lessons STALLINGS – A group of 2-, 3- and 4-year-olds giggle as a bear puppet “Buddy” pokes his head out from behind a suitcase… Read more »

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Education Notes: April 2 – 8

Union Academy student 
makes all-state band MONROE – Union Academy Charter School eighth-grade saxophonist EJ Collins earned a place on the North Carolina All-State Band and placed first in the… Read more »

Searching for answers through the small screen

Searching for answers through the small screen

INDIAN TRIAL – Twenty-three year old Daisy Moniz was always told by friends that she had the personality to follow her dreams into the spotlight. Little did she know her… Read more »