DAVIDSON – Aslan Freidline’s first foray in theater began as a freshman at Davidson Day because she knew how to beat a drum. Now the 2015 graduate has earned numerous accolades for her academic and theatrical achievements, including being the only senior even eligible to win the school’s Karen… read more about Davidson Day salutes theater student
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ECU students make honor rolls GREENVILLE – Several students from the Lake Norman area made academic lists based on high grade point averages at East Carolina University. The following students made the chancellor’s list for making a 4.0 GPA: • Cornelius – Kristen Dopf and Michael… read more about Education Briefs - Week of 6/4
Robotics students excel in teamwork CORNELIUS – Cornelius Elementary School won first place for teamwork in the 2015 Western NC Robotics Championship over the weekend at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The Robo-Linguist Crew created a research project and presentation to show how they would improve… read more about Every School Every Week - Week of 6/4
The hard work and dedication to academics shows, students. Good job from The Herald Weekly! Below are a list of students from local schools who made third-quarter A and A/B honor rolls. • Bailey Middle School • Bradley Middle School, Davidson Elementary School, Huntersville Elementary… read more about Third-quarter honor rolls
DAVIDSON – Woodlawn School awarded diplomas June 4 to 17 students of the class of 2015 who received 55 acceptances to 46 different colleges and universities and were offered nearly $1.5 million in merit-based scholarships. Per tradition, the class of 2015 selected the graduation speaker,… read more about Woodlawn School awards exceptional graduates
HUNTERSVILLE – The fifth annual Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Camp for Forensics Excellence (CAFFE) will be held Aug. 3-6 at Myers Park High School. Started as a summer prep for the North Meck High School team, CAFFE has evolved over the past few years into a county-wide program sponsored by CMS… read more about CMS offers forensics camp
HUNTERSVILLE – Torrence Creek Elementary School will hold June 9 its "Celebration of Giving Assembly." The school has aided over 20 non-profit groups this year. Students have contributed to many causes with little to no personal incentives. We are so pleased that our students really… read more about Torrence Creek celebrates 'giving'
STATESVILLE – Mitchell Community College released the names of Lake Norman-area students making the full-time and part-time dean’s list for the spring semester. Students must earn a quality point average of 3.5 or higher with no grade below a C. Full-time students are as… read more about Mitchell College releases dean’s list
MARS HILL – Several area students were named to the honor roll for the spring semester at Mars Hill University. • Denver – Jennifer Louise Sell and Seth Stoddard VanDerwerken. • Huntersville – Brian Thomas Davis, Bethany Rachel Rost and Patricia Elaine Thompson. • Maiden – Andrea Lee… read more about Mars Hill students make honor roll
CORNELIUS – Eighth graders from Bailey Middle School will take part June 5 in a "Stop and Think" assembly. The "Stop and Think" campaign is sponsored by Angels of ’97 and seeks to encourage good decision making in youth. The assembly will begin in the cafeteria at 9:30 a.m. and conclude… read more about Bailey Middle students participate in 'Stop and Think'
DAVIDSON – Woodlawn School held May 29 its All-School Cookout and Festival on the Field where kindergarteners wished the seniors good luck as they prepare to enter college. At the beginning of the Woodlawn School year, the Upper School seniors are paired with Kindergarten "buddies." At a… read more about Woodlawn kindergarteners wave goodbye to seniors
GREENVILLE – Several students from the Lake Norman area made academic lists based on high grade point averages at East Carolina University. The following students made the chancellor’s list for making a 4.0 GPA: • Cornelius – Kristen Dopf and Michael O'Doherty. • Huntersville – Chelsea… read more about ECU students make honor rolls
GREENVILLE – Nearly a dozen Lake Norman-area students graduated from East Carolina University during the spring semester. Graduates were as follows: • Cornelius – Erin Vermillion. • Davidson – David Farmer and Kali Harrison. • Huntersville – Lynn Bryant, Kristina Campbell, Mary… read more about Students graduate from East Carolina
DAVIDSON – Several Lake Norman-area students achieved honors at colleges and universities based on high grade point averages. • Sawyer Bowman, of Cornelius, graduated May 23 from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. He majored in computer science and Spanish and a minor in chemistry. • Casey… read more about College students earn achievements
CORNELIUS – Cornelius Elementary School won first place for teamwork in the 2015 Western NC Robotics Championship over the weekend at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The Robo-Linguist Crew created a research project and presentation to show how they would improve 21st century learning. They focused… read more about Robotics students excel in teamwork
DAVIDSON – Woodlawn School students created mandalas that were installed on the school's campus and chosen for the art exhibition, "Beyond Walls," June 13 at the exhibition's opening reception. "Beyond Walls" is a celebration of art in public spaces organized by the Cornelius Parks, Arts,… read more about Woodlawn School art selected for 'Beyond Walls'
HUNTERSVILLE – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Cambridge International Examinations are teaming up to offer students in the North Learning Community the opportunity to take their education to a higher level. “The Cambridge Program is designed to prepare students for success in the 21st… read more about Area schools offering Cambridge program
DAVIDSON — A World War II veteran said he wouldn’t want women to be in combat, though a Vietnam War veteran argued they should have the choice. A female Hough High student said she was laughed at when she told a recruiter she wanted to join infantry combat. The various perspectives are captured… read more about CSPAN recognizes student documentary
DAVIDSON – Take after World War II soldiers with their eloquent handwritten letters rather than Kim Kardashian, writing in abbreviations and symbols of 140 characters or less. Head of Upper School Michael Smith and other speakers at the Davidson Day School graduation ceremony had a few more life… read more about Davidson Day grads get a few more life lessons
College students earn achievements DAVIDSON – Several Lake Norman-area students achieved honors at colleges and universities based on high grade point averages. • Teresa Blaich, of Huntersville, was initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at East Carolina University. • Casey… read more about Education Briefs - Week of 5/28
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Allison Brower spelled at least one word correctly in her quest to win the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Wearing a navy blue and white striped skirt, white top and a placard No. 179 around her neck, Allison Brower of Huntersville, high-fived her predecessor as she… read more about Eureka! Speller knocks out first word
Students launch rare skiff DAVIDSON – The Community School of Davidson has built the 12th rare St. Ayles Skiff. Before the school's construction of the double-end plywood lapstrake skiff, there were only 11 in the country and less than 70 worldwide. Four CSD seniors desired to have a… read more about Every School Every Week - Week of 5/28