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NC teachers are grossed out by South Mecklenburg High photos  The Charlotte Observer

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South Meck principal: Rumors of Friday violence are based on a student hoax  The Charlotte Observer

South Mecklenburg High School will have extra security Friday, even though the principal says rumors of violence are based on false information that started as ...

Heres Why South Meck High School Campus Was Evacuated  Charlotte, NC Patch

South Meck High School Campus Evacuated: Reports - Charlotte, NC - Emergency crews responded to South Meck High Wednesday afternoon for an "air ...

TEACHING ASSISTANT IN FIGHT: Teaching assistant listed as victim in police report after altercation with student | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Phone video shows a teaching assistant at South Mecklenburg High School in an altercation with a student Monday morning.

South Meck student arrested for bringing gun on campus. It's sixth at CMS this year.  The Charlotte Observer

A 17-year-old student at South Mecklenburg High School was arrested Wednesday and charged with possession of a firearm on educational property, police ...

CMS: South Meck HS student brought weapon to school

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating after a student was found to be in possession of an air gun at South Mecklenburg High School Thursday.

Police investigate third threat at a CMS school this month

On Friday, there was heightened security at South Mecklenburg High School after a concerning message surfaced earlier in the week.

Student accused of bringing weapon to South Mecklenburg HS  WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A South Mecklenburg High School student is accused of bringing an air gun to school Thursday morning. The air gun was found ...

CMS Schools used as shelters for people fleeing Hurricane Florence  WBTV

The shelters opened Wednesday and will remain open as long as they are needed. The schools chosen as shelters were picked for a reason.

South Meck student accused of bringing air gun to school  FOX 46 Charlotte

A South Mecklenburg High School student is accused of bringing an air gun to school Thursday morning, according to CMS.

SOUTH MECK STUDENTS SKIPPING SCHOOL: Truant students cause problems at south Charlotte shopping center | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Police are fed up with teens who are skipping school and then getting into trouble at a popular shopping center in south Charlotte.

This Charlotte grad came to U.S. as an infant. She has plans 'to change our world.'  The Charlotte Observer

Geraldine Ledezma, a Mexican immigrant, is graduating from South Mecklenburg High School in North Carolina. She's undocumented and is protected by the ...

Lawmaker to push plan for safer water in NC schools and daycares  The Charlotte Observer

Water testing reveals lead issues in Charlotte and Greensboro. Lawmakers already have a plan that can fix it across the state.

First round of CMS lead tests found high levels at 27 sites  The Herald-Sun

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools' first round of testing for lead in drinking water found high levels at 27 schools, almost half the older buildings tested. Dozens ...

TEACHING ASSISTANT IN FIGHT: Calls for change after Charlotte school fight video | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC - There are new calls for change after a fight between a student and a teaching assistant inside South Mecklenburg High School.

South Meck HS sub caught on video: ‘Go back to where you speak Spanish’ | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

There's new controversy at Charlotte-Mecklenburg school after a substitute teacher was seen on video making a controversial comment to a teacher.

Video catches fight between Charlotte student and teacher  Spectrum News

Police are investigating after a fight between a teacher and student was caught on camera.

South Meck High teacher accused of ‘inappropriate contact with students’  Charlotte Observer

A teacher at South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, NC, is accused of inappropriate contact with students, Principal Maureen Furr said.

Teen whose shooting near South Meck locked down schools isn't a student, CMS says  Charlotte Observer

The 17-year-old whose shooting near South Mecklenburg High School locked down four schools Thursday is not a CMS student, CMS officials say.

Hurricane Florence Live Update: Latest News from Charlotte  The Charlotte Observer

Get live updates and the latest news as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina. We'll bring you information on the storm's path, how it's tracking on ...

Charlotte Students Protest: Hundreds Walk Out Of Class | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Students at some schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district planned walk outs Friday morning, according to CMS officials. Some said the protests ...

School bus catches fire with 16 South Meck High students aboard  The Charlotte Observer

Sixteen South Mecklenburg High School students and a bus driver were safely evacuated after their bus caught fire on Thursday in east Charlotte.

Students say South Meck High teacher sexually abused them in apartment study session  Charlotte Observer

A South Mecklenburg High School teacher accused of inappropriate contact with a student was identified Thursday morning.

Thousands join student walkout protest in Charlotte  The Charlotte Observer

Students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Union, Gaston and other local school districts joined the March 14 national school walkout. The 17-minute demonstrations ...

Fill your car's tank at Circle K Thursday to help fund local schools

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – If you need to fill up your car's gas tank, there's a good reason to do so Thursday. Circle K is teaming up with high schools in six counties ...

HOA: S. Meck students skipping class, damaging property

Residents who live near South Mecklenburg High School say they're fed up with the recent uptick of students who have been skipping school and roaming their ...

Charlotte Observer Seniors of the Year 2018  The Charlotte Observer

Each school in the Charlotte region nominated a Senior of the Year candidate to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship in the All-Star Scholars program.

NC School Building Evacuated Because of Clogged Toilet

A building at South Mecklenburg High School was evacuated Wednesday due to an unknown odor after several students complained of teary eyes and burning ...

When it comes to AP classes, it's the haves and have nots in CMS  WBTV

"They stereotype us as if we don't want to learn," Green said.

CMS parent says required novel contains graphic sexual conduct | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Parents said a novel with graphic and disturbing sexual *content* is required reading for ninth-graders enrolled in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.

South Meck’s Maureen Furr named CMS principal of the year  Charlotte Observer

A chilly high school gym exploded into shouts, applause and music Monday morning as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools named Maureen Furr, principal of South ...

Don’t know where to start with local schools? Here’s your primer  Charlotte Observer

The Charlotte region's education scene is complex and competitive, but these tips will help newcomers take advantage of all the options.

S. Meck senior honors father by giving his all on football field  Charlotte Observer

South Mecklenburg senior Deangelo Blair-Young playing for the memory of his late father, Darryl Young.

South Mecklenburg captures boys, girls SoMeck 8 swim championships  Charlotte Observer

Powered by sons and daughters of formers Sabres state champions, the 2016-17 Sabres swim team captured the SoMeck 8 conference titles Friday.

Study: These are the top 10 high schools in North Carolina recently released a report ranking the "Top 10" high schools in North Carolina. The study looked at 582 high schools in 159 school districts across ...

Hundreds flock to South Mecklenburg High for ‘Ashby’ filming  Charlotte Observer

Nearly 500 people trekked to South Mecklenburg High School on Sunday to play a role, however small, in the upcoming Mickey Rourke film, “Ashby.”

North Carolina opens over 50 emergency shelters ahead of Florence  FOX 46 Charlotte

North Carolina has opened more than 50 emergency shelters ahead of Hurricane Florence.

CHARLOTTE SOCIAL MEDIA THREATS: CMPD arrests 14-year-old middle school student in Snapchat threat | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools police said Wednesday that they are investigating threats on social media ...

Tropical Storm Florence: Find shelters from Charlotte through Western North Carolina  Asheville Citizen-Times

The American Red Cross - Greater Carolinas Region issued an updated list of shelters open in the western 47 counties of North Carolina on Saturday night.

Sunday Latest | 16th death blamed on Hurricane Florence  WLOS

The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): If you are watching on your cell phone, click here to view. 7:05 p. m. The death toll from Hurricane ...

CMS substitute teacher accused of telling student ‘go back to where you speak Spanish’  The Charlotte Observer

A substitute teacher at a CMS school was caught in a video that appeared to show the teacher scolding a student for speaking Spanish.

Police find South Meck student who was reported missing | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Alonzia Briscoe, 14, left school and did not return home Monday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Streaming Films, TV Shows Shot in Charlotte: October 2018  Charlotte magazine

OVER THE YEARS, Charlotte's been used as a backdrop for several major films and TV shows. If you're a subscriber who wants to see your city's cameos, here ...

COMBAT SCHOOL THREATS: Local law enforcement, CMS launch awareness campaign to combat school threats | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Multiple law enforcement agencies are all joining together to send a stern message to students this year.

'Smoke smell' evacuates South Meck High School  WBTV

The incident was reported at South Mecklenburg High School on Park Road.

HURRICANE FLORENCE UPDATES: 'Monster' hurricane's track shifts slightly south | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster ...

South Meck Student Shot: South Meck HS locked down for hours after student shot at CATS bus stop | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Police are investigating after they said someone was shot Thursday morning in south Charlotte.

All Hurricane Shelters in North and South Carolina  The Weather Channel

The Lamb's Chapel 415 Roxboro Rd. Haw River, NC 27258. Bertie County Middle School 652 US 13N Windsor, NC 27983. Colerain Elementary School

HURRICANE FLORENCE UPDATES: Fierce Category 2 hurricane aims at Southeast | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially ...

Missing South Meck High School student found  WBTV

Alonzia Briscoe, 14, was reported missing Monday when she left school mid-day and did not return home.

CMS looks to make improvements after below average bus safety inspection  Charlotte Observer

CMS school buses were given a worse score in an annual inspection report, but officials say a tougher inspector is the reason behind the score.

Shelters open across the Carolinas for Hurricane Florence evacuees  WBTV

There are several shelters opening up across much of the Carolinas and the WBTV-viewing area as hundreds of thousands of people evacuate the North ...

Shooting leads to lockdowns at three Charlotte schools  WCNC

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police investigators have a lot of questions after a shooting that led to lockdowns at three city schools Thursday morning.

NC Students Tackle Gun Reform In Wake Of Florida Shooting  Charlotte, NC Patch

Florida Shooting Prompts NC Students To Protest - Charlotte, NC - Students across NC rallied, brainstormed and walked out of class Tuesday.

NC High School Basketball l Mecklenburg County girls basketball players to watch 11.07.16  Charlotte Observer

Here are some of the top girls basketball players in Mecklenburg County for the 2016-17 high school basketball season.

CMS parents upset about being denied admission to swim meet  Charlotte Observer

Parents of swimmers from three Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are upset because they're being denied admission to Tuesday evening's meet at Providence.

Jerry Klein, music promoter, columnist and unabashed liberal, has died  The Charlotte Observer

Jerry Klein, a music promoter, activist and writer who in the 1990s became Charlotte's unabashed liberal voice on radio, died Friday after a lengthy battle with ...

Parents want answers from CMS about alleged incidents on campus  WBTV

One involves a 5th grader who got hit in the head with a Swiffer mop by a teacher. The other involves a South Mecklenburg High School student leaving campus ...

CMS teacher arrested for assaulting child  FOX 46 Charlotte

A Charlotte Mecklenburg School teachers is in some legal trouble after being arrested last week. Tomay Gowens is charged with simple assault on a child under ...

Bud Light’s ‘Dilly Dilly King’ is a North Carolina native  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bud Light's “Dilly Dilly King” commercials have been all over television for months, but what many didn't realize is that the king is a North ...

Decision 2018: Uber helping get voters to the polls

Right before Robert picked up NBC Charlotte's Rachel Lundberg, he gave a 30-year-old blind man a ride home from South Mecklenburg High School, his ...

These 500-plus young performers are making history with Charlotte Concerts  Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Concerts and CMS team for “A Musical Showcase,” celebrating some of the finest ensembles in the public schools with a concert and cash prizes.

South Mecklenburg High senior among Presidential Scholars candidates  Charlotte Observer

Audrey Hommes, a senior at South Mecklenburg High School, was one of 3,900 candidates chosen for the 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

CMS school board candidates outline views in their own words  The Charlotte Observer

Here's candidate information to help voters make choices in the 2017 Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board race. Answers are in their own words.

There’s a new youth orchestra in town – 4, actually – because parents refused to lose this leader  The Charlotte Observer

Longtime CSO youth orchestra leader now at the helm of the new Youth Orchestras of Charlotte, through efforts of some parents.

Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on Texas. What would that do to Charlotte?  Charlotte Observer

An unimaginable 51.88 inches of rain has fallen on Cedar Bayou, Texas, since Harvey landed Friday, setting the record for the heaviest rainfall from a tropical ...

NCHSAA Tennis Roundup: South Mecklenburg freshman wins 4A state title  Charlotte Observer

South Mecklenburg freshman Jenna Thompson wins the NCHSAA 4A state title in dominant fashion. Marisa Deininger (Community School of Davidson, 1A), ...

Biology class creates books to teach basic lessons  Charlotte Observer

When Nick Davros' biology class at South Mecklenburg High School finished the Advanced Placement exam a month before school ended, he found a creative ...

Hicks, George (Trey)  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM George (Trey) Hicks III, 51, died Friday, October 5, 2018, after a valiant battle with an aggressive form of Sarcoma Cancer. He passed away ...

Teen sexual assault victim files suit against band teacher and CMS  WBTV

A civil lawsuit has been filed against Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) and a former teacher which claims negligence on both their parts in an ongoing ...

Report: Some CMS schools score low on building health inspections | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Some Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are in dire need of upgrades and better maintenance, reports found.

Parents concerned over CMS boundary shake up plan  FOX 46 Charlotte

Parents of kids in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are learning more about proposed boundary changes slated to begin in the fall of 2018.

Brawl on video shows CMS security guard slam teen girl | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A brawl caught on cellphone video shows a Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools security guard grabbing a 14-year-old girl and slamming her onto a cafeteria table at ...

North Carolina Outward Bound School and the Unity Project build leadership skills  Charlotte Five

The closest I've gotten to a North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) experience was a trip to Aspen, Colo. last fall. My friends and I camped in the ...

Sexual abuse at CMS sparks lawsuit | Citizen Servatius  CL Charlotte

If the charges made in a lawsuit against the school board are true, it is inexplicable that Dr. Maureen Furr, principal of South Mecklenburg High...

Charlotte Car Thefts Rising: Police Find Common Thread Among Cases | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police highlighted an alarming spike in car theft cases in the city.

Providence High student tracks asteroid for summer fun  Charlotte Observer

Teen tracks asteroid: During 40 intense days this summer, Sunny Zhang of Charlotte, a student at Providence High School, operated a research-grade telescope ...

From homeless to college grad: Charlotte woman defies the odds  WCNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The youngest of four and raised by a single mom, the Charlotte native comes from humble beginnings. "She worked a lot to make sure that ...

2017 Charlotte Observer All-Star Scholars  Charlotte Observer

The All-Star Scholars program, now in its 61st year, recognizes students from across the Charlotte region based on academic performance, citizenship, ...

Which Charlotte-area high schools rank among best in the nation?  Charlotte Business Journal

U.S. News & World Report is out with its latest state-by-state ranking of the nation's best high schools, and out of 608 schools graded in North Carolina, the ...

Ardrey Kell jazz band performs June 3 at Countdown to Summer  Charlotte Observer

Living Saviour Lutheran Church invites everyone to second annual party celebrating summer on June 3. Stop by for free hot dogs, hamburgers and snow cones ...

9 Investigates students skipping school, committing crimes | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said they expect to file more charges against a teenager accused of breaking into cars in the North Davdison Community.

Don’t forget principals when handing out raises  Charlotte Observer

From J. Walter McDowell, board chair of Business for Educational Success and Transformation North Carolina (BEST NC):. It's time for North Carolina to treat ...

Author Stedman Graham visits Charlotte schools  Charlotte Observer

Stedman Graham, New York Times best-selling author and inspirational speaker, visited South Mecklenburg High School Friday as part of a series of ...

Water line break closes major south Charlotte intersection 'until further notice'  The Charlotte Observer

A water line break flooded a major south Charlotte intersection on Friday afternoon.

State High Girls Rugby Finishes No. 3 in the Nation -  State College News

The State College Area High School girls rugby team emerged as the No. 3 team in the country this weekend at the National Invitational Tournament in ...

Charlotte officer involved in shooting joined CMPD like his father  Charlotte Observer

Brentley Vinson, the CMPD officer involved in a fatal shooting that sparked protests Tuesday night, grew up in Charlotte, played football at Ardrey Kell High ...

CMS teacher arrested for DWI after single-car crash | WSOC-TV  WSOC Charlotte

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher was arrested last month after a single-car accident.

Prep Notebook: South Meck, Providence to meet in NC 4A soccer semifinals Tuesday  Charlotte Observer

Tuesday night, either Providence or South Mecklenburg's high school soccer team is going to earn a state championship berth.

Bud Light's 'Dilly Dilly King' is a native of the Queen City  WCNC

"Dilly Dilly." It's the catch-phrase taking over the country after a series of Bud Light commercials hit the airwaves. It's gaining even more attention because of a ...

South Meck boys repeat as swim regional champs; Hough girls run away from field  Charlotte Observer

It took South Meck's boys swim team 26 years to win a N.C. 4A swim championship last season.

South Meck grad Jenn Lyon lands role in Larry David’s ‘Fish in the Dark’  Charlotte Observer

Jenn Lyon made it to Broadway. The South Mecklenburg High School graduate is showcasing her comedic chops among a marquee ensemble cast in “Fish in ...

Substitute teacher recorded telling student "Go back where you speak Spanish"  FOX 46 Charlotte

Shocking video of a substitute teacher in Charlotte telling a student to 'go back to where he speaks Spanish' is blowing up on social media.

Book inspires Charlotte JROTC cadets to go one step further  Charlotte Observer

Starting today South Charlotte news is offering a new feature. During the month you'll see articles about some of the interesting things going on in school ...

NC Breaststroker Jacob Rauch Gives Verbal Commitment to Tar Heels  SwimSwam

Jacob Rauch of South Mecklenburg High School and Aquatic Team Of Mecklenburg has made a verbal commitment to UNC-Chapel Hill for the 2018-19 season ...

Southminster planning big expansion to Park Road facilities  Charlotte Observer

Southminster is planning a major expansion to its retirement community campus on Park Road, adding more than a hundred new residences and care beds ...

Hopkins, Timothy Scott  Roanoke Times

August 17, 1961 July 5, 2018 Timothy Scott Hopkins, 56, of Blacksburg, Va., passed from this life to his eternal home on Thursday, July 5, 2018. Tim was born ...

SoMeck 8 all-conference basketball, wrestling, swimming teams announced  Charlotte Observer

Here are the SoMeck 8 all-conference winter sports teams, as voted on by league coaches.

Why we ask – and publish – what Charlotte-area educators earn  Charlotte Observer

Every spring at budget time, the Observer updates salary listings for public bodies – including public schools.

Most recent list of Eagle Scouts in Mecklenburg County  Charlotte Observer

Here is the most recent list of Eagle Scouts and information they submitted to the Mecklenburg County Council. Information includes the Scout's name, troop ...

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