Butler soccer played to a 1-1 tie against a young Weddington team Wednesday. Butler struck first with an unassisted goal from sophomore midfielder Ryan McIntyre in the 11th minute. Weddington would equalize in the 29th minute on a 35 yard blast off the foot of Ben Kern which just made its way under the crossbar. […]
• Independence High School Principal Mark Bosco talks about what parents can expect next year when most of Mint Hill will be in the Independence school zone.
• It’s a family affair at Bain and Butler! Staff writer Lacey Hampton writes about three generations of teachers and students at Bain; she also reports on three sets of sisters on the Butler cheerleading squad. […]
Testing data released by the College Board Aug. 25 showed that average SAT scores in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools rose slightly in 2009 while national and state scores declined. The district’s top performers continued to outscore their state and national peers, scoring 30 points above the nation’s high-fliers and 45 points higher than those in North Carolina.
In the combined verbal, math and writing, Butler students averaged 1,553 while Independence students averaged 1,347. […]
Elaina Henderlite is the winner of the 2009 Matthews Alive! Art Contest. Each year the Matthews Alive! Festival organizers host the Poster Art Competition. The art is used on festival posters, t-shirts, event guides and other items related to the annual festival. Artists were asked to design their posters around this year’s theme for the festival “Hometown Matthews – 4 Days or Forever.” […]