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Changing the lives of kids, one book at a time

Changing the lives of kids, one book at a time

INDIAN TRAIL – Lexie Phillips loves books. Ever since she was in middle school, the Sun Valley High School senior has enjoyed learning, exploring and escaping reality through the pages… Read more »

UCPS Principal of the Year targets graduation rate

UCPS Principal of the Year targets graduation rate

MONROE – Brad Breedlove didn’t set out to become an educator. The Monroe High School principal was working at a mercantile exchange in Chicago when he began volunteering as a… Read more »

‘Charging’ toward a goal

‘Charging’ toward a goal

Students from Providence Day School’s junior class are joining together to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults throughout the Charlotte region. The students are teaming… Read more »

A tale of three principals

A tale of three principals

WAXHAW – Students and staff at Kensington Elementary School are getting a triple dose of foreign flavor. The school recently partnered with the American Councils for International Education and the… Read more »

A festive fundraiser

A festive fundraiser

WAXHAW – Rea View Elementary School is bringing the community together for the third year in a row to raise funds for school improvements through the annual Rockin’ at Rea… Read more »

Foreign flavor

Foreign flavor

WEDDINGTON – As a French-born citizen of German descent who’s spent most of his adult life teaching in England, Nordine Schweitzer said coming to teach in America came naturally. Schweitzer… Read more »

Will power

Will power

STALLINGS – People from the Chestnut Oaks community and Antioch Elementary School are rallying to support one of their own – Will Henely, a 7-year-old boy recently diagnosed with cancer…. Read more »

Living out a dream

Living out a dream

WEDDINGTON – Twelve years ago, Derek Krantz was living out his passion for acting in front of his peers at Weddington High School. Now, he’s living it out in front… Read more »

An ‘answer’ to moms’ needs

An ‘answer’ to moms’ needs

INDIAN TRAIL – When Indian Trail resident Leah Helms left an abusive relationship, she became a single mom of three children with no job and no four-year degree. But thanks… Read more »

Mural completed at Poplin Elementary

Mural completed at Poplin Elementary

INDIAN TRAIL – Poplin Elementary School is home to a new mural after months of work. Larry Ferguson, a painting instructor at Central Piedmont Community College’s Levine campus, and friends… Read more »

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