On November 16 at approximately 2:59pm SRO White was notified by an assistant principal that a Robbery had taken place inside of Rocky River High School. The victim, 15 year old juvenile, was approached by three individuals at approximately 1414hrs while walking down the hallway from class. The victim was surrounded by the three individuals and then a handgun was shown to the victim. The three subjects then demanded the victim give up his money. The victim complied and gave his wallet to the subjects, who then walked away and could be seen by the victim dividing up the money that was taken. The victim’s account of the incident is corroborated by the schools surveillance system. […]
Can Food Drive
Independence High School is collecting can food for the 2015 Student Hunger Drive. The town of Mint Hill is invited to help end hunger within Charlotte by donating can food items. There will be a drop off bin located at the Town Hall. Cans may be dropped off until November 9.
There will be a Book Fair at Philadelphia Presbyterian Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten the week of November 16-20. The Scholastic Book Fair will be open Monday – Friday from 8:30-9 am and 1-1:30 pm. The congregation and visitors are welcome to shop Sunday, November 22 from 8:30-10:30 am and 11:30 am to 12 noon. Philadelphia Presbyterian Church is located at 11501 Bain School Road in Mint Hill. For more information, call the preschool office at 704-545-3439 X122. […]
By Leah Schmalz
Recently, students at Rocky River High School spent an entire afternoon outdoors playing musical instruments, screenprinting t-shirts, decorating canvas bags and exploring recording equipment thanks to High School Nation.
The nationally touring event strives to give kids the chance to explore all the arts have to offer. While students moved between booths dedicated to fashion, music, media and art, musicians including Drake Bell performed on stage.
“We are the only school in North Carolina that got this experience, so it was something that made students feel like we stood out a little bit, got picked for something special,” said Fine Arts Director Matt Webster. […]
The Journey, Part 8. Sanity
Along with the men and women in our armed forces, doctors are trained to function with sleep deprivation. That’s part of medical school, where you are trying to master an impossibly large amount of information in a finite amount of time. Long nights in the library or at the kitchen table, study sessions with classmates, lots of coffee for some. I never learned to like coffee – I preferred ice water. That kept me awake, especially if I just spilled a little now and then. But true sleep deprivation? I had no idea. […]