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Avery Mitchell named 2010 Wachovia Principal of the Year

Albemarle Road Middle School Principal Avery Mitchell was named the 2010 Wachovia Principal of the Year for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools at a surprise announcement held at the school. Mitchell, who is in her first full year at Albemarle Road Middle, was previously the principal at Crestdale Middle for four years.
During her time at Crestdale, the school was recognized as a North Carolina School of Distinction and made its goals for student academic growth. Mitchell was granted freedom and flexibility with accountability by Superintendent Peter C. Gorman during the program’s first year of implementation in April 2008. Crestdale was named a 2009 National School to Watch, an award recognizing middle schools for academic achievement, adolescent development and equitable education.
In March 2009, Mitchell was chosen by the superintendent to move to Albemarle Road Middle as part of the Strategic Staffing Initiative, which places high-performing administrators in high-need schools.
“This has tested my leadership skills and my ability to make strategic changes that will positively affect the school’s culture and student learning,” Mitchell said. “I am working closely with the administrative team, staff, parents and students to develop a culture that focuses on collaboration, rigor and continuous learning. […]

By |October 19th, 2009|Schools|1 Comment

Armed robbery at Mint Hill Bojangles this morning

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The Bojangles Restaurant in Mint Hill  was robbed at gun point this morning according to Mint Hill Police. The incident occurred at 9075 Lawyers Road at 5:18 am. Upon the officers arrival three employees stated they were just robbed at gunpoint by an unknown black male subject inside the restaurant.

The employees stated that […]

By |October 19th, 2009|Police|2 Comments

Boo: The Mint Hill Times is looking for the scariest story!

Think you saw a ghost one time? Maybe you got lost in the woods at night. Or maybe you were driving late at night and you saw something you couldn’t explain. If something scary happened to you, the Mint Hill Times would like to hear your story–and possibly publish it. Let us know!

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By |October 19th, 2009|Uncategorized|1 Comment