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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 »

A different way to teach

A different way to teach

INDIAN TRAIL – Randi Eccleston didn’t start out using the Montessori method of teaching, but working at a Montessori school changed her perspective on education. Now a firm believer in… Read more »

Heading back to home school

Heading back to home school

Back-to-school events don’t have to be limited to students attending a public or private school – home-school students can enjoy them, too. That’s the philosophy driving Brenda Kresak, home-school coordinator… Read more »

Making her actions speak loudly

Making her actions speak loudly

INDIAN TRAIL – When 9-year-old Mahkaylah Hindman sees a need, she doesn’t sit back and ignore it. The Covenant Day School fourth-grader is a true believer in “actions speak louder… Read more »

Safety, health and a Silver Award

Safety, health and a Silver Award

INDIAN TRAIL – Three local Girl Scouts are aiming to make kids’ lives safer and healthier through their Silver Award project. Lizzie, Kayla and Bailey, of Indian Trail-based Hornets’ Nest… Read more »

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