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Enrolling your CMS student

Parents of kindergarteners and new students in Mecklenburg County can contact CMS or their local school for a student enrollment form. Required documents also include a certified birth certificate, three proofs of residency, and immunization records.
The three proofs of residency require a proof of address from each of three types. Type A includes a copy […]

By |August 16th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

Common Core standards set for new school year

Like most of the nation’s states, North Carolina will put into practice for the 2012-2013 school year the Common Core State Standards for public schools. The Common Core was coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and the Council of Chief State School Officers, and input from teachers, administrators, college professors, and […]

By |August 16th, 2012|North Carolina, Schools|5 Comments

Fatal motorcycle crash

A 21-year-old Mint Hill man died last Saturday when his motorcycle hit a culvert pipe.  He ran off the right side of Hwy. 521 in Lancaster County, S.C. around 8:50 pm.  The Highway Patrol continues to investigate the crash, and his name has not been released.

By |August 16th, 2012|Around Town|0 Comments

CMS football begins

The 2012-2013 football season begins this Friday. Start times of CMS home games is always 7 pm, unless otherwise noted. The schedule for this week is as follows: Ashbrook at Olympic; Charlotte Catholic at South Mecklenburg; Concord Senior at West Charlotte; Cox Mill at Harding University; Garinger at Myers Park; Hopewell at Providence; Hough at […]

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Kindergarten staggered entry

CMS uses a staggered entry approach for kindergarten students. Using this method, approximately a quarter of each class’ students attend each of the first four days of school. On the fifth day, the entire class is in attendance. CMS kindergarten students are staggered August 27-30. All kindergarten students are requested to attend school on Aug. […]

By |August 16th, 2012|Around Town|6 Comments

School volunteers

Many CMS schools have benefited from volunteers and partners who contributed 355,898 hours during the 2011-2012 school year. School volunteers have the power to make a difference in the lives of our students and progress in the classroom. Volunteers positively impact students’ self-esteem, attitudes, social growth and communication skills by helping to provide the personalized attention students […]

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