The East Learning Community hosted a reading event at Mint Hill Middle School last week. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools worked in a partnership with the Mecklenburg County library to promote reading.   Specifically, they chose the book To Kill a Mockingbird as the focus.  All schools in the East Learning Community completed activities related to the novel.  The elementary and middle schools completed activities to focus on the themes of the novel to include empathy, prejudices verses understanding, and heroism.  The high schools also read the book.  Mint Hill Middle 6th graders read “Maniac Magee,” the suggested read for middle school students. […]