Charlotte-mecklenburg schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is featuring the stories of select seniors from across the district, and two from local schools are included.

Videos featuring Adriana Schott from Hough and Diarra Rice from Hopewell are among the five currently found on the CMS website.

“By earning a high school diploma these young people will be prepared to pursue higher education, join the workforce, serve in the military or a number of other extraordinary opportunities,” the website states. “Seniors with remarkable stories of achievement, perseverance and determination are present on each campus in CMS.”

CMS invites more seniors to share their stories, photos and videos of other members of the CMS Class of 2019 with @CharMeckSchools and

PTO feeding Barnette Elementary staff

HUNTERSVILLE – The parent-teacher organization at Barnette Elementary School is hosting an all-staff Feast of Friends luncheon Friday, Nov. 16. 

The PTO is in need of two volunteers for each classroom to watch over the students. This is a great opportunity for parents to show off baking skills and make treats for the staff luncheon, a Barnette PTO newsletter reads. 

To sign up for the Feast of Friends, visit the event’s SignUp Genius page.


Parents invited to film viewing

HUNTERSVILLE – Community School of Davidson is hosting a parent viewing of “Screenagers,” a documentary about how teens interact with electronic devices, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Lake Forest Church in Huntersville.

Common Sense Media, which promotes safe technology and media for children, has the following to say about this film: “Parents need to know that ‘Screenagers’ is a documentary that will likely strike a chord with many parents.”

At CSD, students in grades four through eight will be viewing the film during their school day Nov. 13 and 16. The school’s counseling team will provide discussion questions to be used in fostering conversation at home.


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