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DAVIDSON – A spring “TRASHion Show” was an end-of-school, haute couture highlight at Davidson Green School. Trashion is wearable art made from materials often thrown away.  Students filled every role in the production, from designing to modeling, with the goal of convincing others to think t…

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MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education recognized some of its employees who retired this year.

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MOORESVILLE – It was a conversation that started shortly after the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Parents at Coddle Creek Elementary School were concerned with the safety measures the school would have if an active shooter were to be found roaming on-site. Through administrative support, …

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CORNELIUS – There is a little grey cupboard tucked just outside the back edge of the Cornelius Community Garden. The unobtrusive object is meant to be a place where people will be able to come and get household items they may need without having to ask.

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MOORESVILLE – In an effort to drive independent, critical thinking and interactive learning, South Elementary School first-grade teachers brought the outside world to their students through MakerSpace. With the concept of Project Based Learning (PBL), which encourages student-centered theori…

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MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Graded School District announced the Teachers of the Year and 2018 Beginning Teachers of the Year on April 19. Teachers who received this award demonstrated exceptional service to students, collegiality with colleagues, overall professionalism and standard of ex…

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MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Graded School District’s Board of Education will be voting on a drug testing policy that would allow school officials to randomly test students for drugs or any controlled substance-related activity. Since the drug testing policy was introduced in March, documen…

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MOORESVILLE – Though semesters and classes are coming to an end, students may still spend some of their summers at school but for a less academic approach. Here are a few of the summer camp options taking place on school campuses.

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MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Graded School District announced the Teachers of the Year and 2018 Beginning Teachers of the Year on April 19. Teachers who received this award demonstrated exceptional service to students, collegiality with colleagues, overall professionalism and standard of ex…

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MOORESVILLE – Currently the Mooresville Graded School District Exceptional Children’s Department serves 832 students with disabilities, which is nearly 14 percent of the school’s overall population of 6,000 students. However, like many school districts around the nation, funding for EC progr…

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CHARLESTON, S.C. – Mooresville’s Abigail Murn, a cadet in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at The Citadel, earned prestigious honors during the program’s annual awards ceremony. Murn was presented the National Defense Transportation Association Award during a March 29 a…

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MOORESVILLE – East Mooresville Intermediate School teachers and faculty are working to help students “be the one.” Their work was highlighted during the April 10 Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education meeting.

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MOORESVILLE – More than 300 area students participated in Mooresville Arts March Youth Exhibit at Mooresville Arts Gallery in downtown.

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ATLANTA – Mooresville resident Chetan Singalreddy became the first recipient of the full-tuition Hammack Scholarship for study in a business-related field at Oglethorpe University. The senior at South Iredell High School plans to major in business administration.

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MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Graded School District could see changes to its drug policies in the next calendar school year. If approved by the MGSD Board of Education, drug testing will be a requirement for students who participate in competitive afterschool activities. The change comes af…

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MOORESVILLE – Rising seniors in Mooresville will have the opportunity to learn about the world of automotives, including getting diesel, collision and motorcycle repair training through a free high school program that launches in June at the NASCAR Technical Institute (NTI).

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MOORESVILLE – In honor of National Autism Awareness Month in April, the Mooresville Graded School District is currently taking orders for AU-SOME Autism Problem Solving Team T-shirts.

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MOORESVILLE – With summer break just shy of three months away, Mooresville Graded School District officials announced a compilation of enrichment programs the district plans to host for students during that time. The initiatives include academic recovery opportunities for students.

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MOORESVILLE – N.F. Woods High School has provided alternate learning opportunities for 17 years. There’s an opportunity to not only learn but also reach academic achievement, according to school officials. Since the alternate programming was implemented at Mooresville High School, students h…

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MOORESVILLE – Community School of Davidson eighth-graders were busy for the past month and a half working diligently on their interactive history projects. While replicating a battle scene or war moment was part of the design portion of it, what they took away was more than simply a lesson i…

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MOORESVILLE – Mooresville Graded School District officials are warning parents about the dangers of cannabidiol or “CBD oil,” used in vapes by students in recent weeks. Thus far, district officials said they have experienced at least three incidents within Mooresville schools.

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As technology improves and intermingles with entertainment and education, children are exposed to more screens than ever before. That exposure has the potential to cause certain harmful aspects, beyond the physical dangers, according to local health officials. 

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MOORESVILLE – The tradition started in Mooresville in 1977. It was an event dedicated to honoring religious leadership and the many hats they wear in everyday responsibilities. Organizers say the duties of clergy women and men can be overlooked, and therefore members of the Mooresville Civit…

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Students around the lake aren’t waiting to graduate high school to experience what a college classroom setting looks and feels like. As interest from students continues to spike, schools are creating partnerships with local colleges to offer options and insight for higher education.

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MOORESVILLE – The Mooresville Police Department and Mooresville Graded School District officially partnered to form a regional chapter of the National Association of Police Activities League (…

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MOORESVILLE – In order to bring a more health-conscious environment for students in the Mooresville Graded School District, Board of Education members were presented with the first reading of …

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The Pine Lake Prep Lower School recently held its annual Thanksgiving Feast. Families of students throughout the Lake Norman region were invited to come and enjoy a meal picnic style on the gy…

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MOORESVILLE – In early November, 35 cadets traveled to Parris Island, S.C., home of basic training for the U.S. Marine Corps on the East Coast. Young USMC recruits attended boot camp at Parris…

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Technology has become engrained in education during the 21st century, as seen by the adoption of laptop computers and tablets for students in elementary school through high school. However, co…

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MOORESVILLE – Members of the Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education attended the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) District 6 meeting in September. Board members …