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Moving up: Former middle school principal takes over Porter Ridge High

Moving up: Former middle school principal takes over Porter Ridge High

INDIAN TRAIL – Dr. Bashawn Harris began his career in education teaching eight students in a special education class in Mecklenburg County.  Harris’s desire to help more students brought him… Read more »

Taking knowledge abroad

Taking knowledge abroad

Kensington Elementary Principal Rachel Clarke is mingling with other principals in Brazil this week to learn more about their school system in hopes of helping her students and fellow principals… Read more »

Education News and Notes: Aug. 7 to 13

Education News and Notes: Aug. 7 to 13

School to host Lake Park Live event LAKE PARK – Central Academy at Lake Park and Central Church at Lake Park will host Lake Park Live 2014! on Aug. 23,… Read more »

Sardis Elementary students  send care overseas

Sardis Elementary students send care overseas

INDIAN TRAIL – When Sardis Elementary School second-grade teacher Jennifer Cooper heard her teacher assistant’s son-in-law would be deployed from his post in Germany to Afghanistan, she felt compelled to… Read more »

A new chapter for Antioch Elementary

A new chapter for Antioch Elementary

WEDDINGTON – Dr. Jamie Benfield was “headed on a route toward education” even before she started pursuing her undergraduate degree. Now, with a handful of degrees and a number of… Read more »

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

Eagle project salutes Weddington High marching band

WEDDINGTON – Matthew McCulla recently used his Eagle Scout project to make his mark on a program he’s enjoyed for the past several years: the Weddington High School marching band…. Read more »

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

Elementary school readers have potential to make record books

When rising Sun Valley junior Brittany Pickett heard she had been named the 2014 Class 3A Softball Pitcher of the Year, the prestigious recognition took her completely by surprise. But… Read more »

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

Mavericks welcome a Red Wolf

WAXHAW – Donna Cook grew up loving school and the learning atmosphere. Couple that with her “strong family background of educators” – including a mom who was a teacher and… Read more »

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

UCPS leads state in language immersion programs

Union County Public Schools is walking the talk as the system puts its globalization goals into action. The district’s Visiting Immersion Faculty (VIF) Splash Language Immersion program has established UCPS… Read more »

Education News and Notes: July 3 to 9

Education News and Notes: July 3 to 9

Siblings excel in academic studies, earn awards INDIAN TRAIL – Four Indian Trail siblings are excelling academically while simultaneously encouraging each other to put their best foot forward. Madeline Tackeberry… Read more »