Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools is hosting a community meeting Thursday, October 15, from 6:30-8 pm at Mint Hill Library (Community Room) to ask for recommendations for a name for the new high school under construction off Truelight Church Road in Mint Hill. During the meeting, visitors may submit their recommendations for a name for the school and meet Principal Mark Nixon.
It’s been a hot topic around Mint Hill the past month–what the new high school in Mint Hill should be called. Hardly any of the CMS students in Mint Hill will attend the school when it opens in 2010, and this has led to some to come up with creative names for the school. In last week’s Mint Hill Times, one resident took out an advertisement saying the school should be called “Robin Hood High School,” with the idea that CMS has “taken from the rich to give to the poor.” Some other creative names? Gerry Mander High, Mint Hill-less High and Benedict Arnold High School. Continue reading