Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will operate today under a normal schedule. Schools with scheduled evening activities will continue at their regular times with the exception of the West Charlotte and Mooresville Senior High basketball game at Mooresville which has been cancelled. Due to concerns about inclement weather in the Charlotte metro region overnight and Saturday, all scheduled Saturday activities, including athletic contests, athletic practices, field trips and all professional-development trainings have been canceled. Since our facilities will be closed on Saturday, all community events held at CMS schools will also be canceled on that day.
As of January 15, 28 juniors and seniors at Independence High School will have a college transcript to add to their high school transcript when they mail their college applications. These students participated in an online course 1st semester known as iSchool. Twenty-nine students participated in 32 classes and earned at least one college credit through the University of North Carolina @ Greensboro.
Independence introduced the Dual Enrollment program in the Spring of 2009 when Cynthia Wellner, AVID Coordinator at Independence, learned of the opportunity and launched it by offering it to a small group of AVID students. Continue reading