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Honor Roll: Sardis Elementary

Honor Roll: Sardis Elementary

A Honor Roll Third Grade Daniel Ahmedov, Alissa Duppstadt, Blake Efird, Stone Emory, Sam Geisinger and Melina Leadenham. Fourth Grade Syndney Carpenter, Veronika Kalyuzhna, Makenna Melchor, Kayla Myers, Victoria Riabtseva… Read more »

National expert to discuss bullying, school safety

National expert to discuss bullying, school safety

WEDDINGTON – Author Phil Chalmers will speak to parents April 18 about teen bullying and his 25 years of research into school shootings. The two-hour presentation, starting at 6 p.m…. Read more »

Schools’ lesson plan: bishop to queen four

Schools’ lesson plan: bishop to queen four

Three years of work leads to major tournament by Josh Whitener WESLEY CHAPEL – Rock Rest Elementary custodian Ian Haigler has always enjoyed chess. It makes sense to him. But… Read more »

Marvin Ridge freshman riding high in the saddle

Marvin Ridge freshman riding high in the saddle

by Mike Parks WAXHAW – Ashley Smith is used to jumping barriers. Now she’s helping tear down others for her classmates. The Marvin Ridge High School freshman was recently awarded… Read more »

Ramos brings passion, discipline to Sun Valley

Ramos brings passion, discipline to Sun Valley

Transforms students into ‘first-class learners’ by Josh Whitener INDIAN TRAIL – Sun Valley Elementary teacher Richard Ramos almost gave up on Union County. That was four years ago, when the… Read more »

Education Notes for March 30

Education Notes for March 30

Cuthbertson’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ up for Blumey WAXHAW – Cuthbertson High School’s performance of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” will compete in the inaugural Blumenthal Performing Arts High School… Read more »

Going global for literature

Going global for literature

Stallings Elementary hosts evening promoting reading, global learning by Josh Whitener STALLINGS – A group of students at Stallings Elementary celebrated a love for literacy and a respect for international… Read more »

‘Jungle Book’ a first for Porter Ridge kids

‘Jungle Book’ a first for Porter Ridge kids

by Josh Whitener INDIAN TRAIL – After 55 hours of rehearsal time over the course of five months, a group of 50 fourth- and fifth-graders from Porter Ridge Elementary School… Read more »

Coming from Colombia

Coming from Colombia

International educator Hernan Niño enjoys fourth year teaching math at Monroe Middle by Josh Whitener MONROE – Hernan Niño may be living in a different hemisphere now, but the Colombian… Read more »

First-grader wins national award, reads to class

First-grader wins national award, reads to class

STALLINGS – Benjamin Wheeler got to spend a little time as teacher recently when he read his award-winning essay on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to his classmates at Stallings… Read more »