Bain Elementary wins recycling program in CMS

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School students have collected and recycled 8,000,000 milk and juice cartons, almost a third of all cartons distributed in the schools.
Meckleburg County was awarded $18,000 Community Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant from the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The grant was used to purchase specialized bins and signs. As an incentive five 1,000 prizes were given for the best carton recycling programs in CMS.
Bain Elementary was one of the five winners.

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Bain honors local veterans

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Bain students presented local veterans with American flags after singing “You are Our Heroes” to the special guests last Friday at their annual patriotic performance.  Butler High School’s JROTC color guard presented the flag while the second graders sang the National Anthem.

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Get Set 4 Kindergarten

Rising kindergarteners are invited to participate in stories and activities that build pre-reading skills and prepare children for school at the library.  It is open to children three to five years old.  Registration begins June 1 for the June 15 session, and June 15 for the June 29 session.  Both sessions start at 2 pm.

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Mint Hill schools awarded Innovation grants

 Two Mint Hill schools received the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Innovation for Transformation grants. The music department at Mint Hill Middle School and the kindergarten classes at Bain Elementary School are recipients of the grant, which provides iPads for 21st century classroom instruction. The grant was initiated by Dr. Scott Muri, the former CMS Chief Information Officer. Mint Hill Middle’s music department includes band director Amy Medlin, chorus teacher Crystal Liachoff, and orchestra teacher Megan Morris. Continue reading

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Second graders to honor American heroes

Bain Elementary School will hold its annual patriotic  performance May 25 at 9 am in the school’s parking lot.  Second graders, directed by music teacher Noreen Hofmann and dressed in red, white and blue, will sing eight songs to express gratitude toward the United States and those who serve it.
The patriotic program ties in to the second grade reading curriculum, which focuses on America.  Every grade has a musical performance each year, but according to Hoffman the second grade show is especially moving.
Butler’s JROTC color guard will present the flag, and the second grade student body will lead everyone in the National Anthem.  Other songs will include “You’re a Grand Old Flag” and “This Land is Your Land.”   Continue reading

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Mint Hill Kiwanis Club honors Bain Elementary School Terrific Kids

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Bain Elementary School Kiwanis Terrific Kids for January Kindergarten: Garrett Lawrence, Avery Holsinger, Ryan Day, Joseph Brooks, Alina Pinto,Josie Carpenter, Tommy Dazzo, Nicholas Papoulias. 1st Grade: Kensi Hollern, Lilly Repak, Jorriet Haymond, Harrison Iv, Xinli Dubbs,Allen Ovando Espinoza, Joseph Swain. 2nd Grade: Ashton Bunn, Myah Conner, Danielle Rubino, Brendon Buckanavage, Samuel Dillmann, Caroline Moore, Drew Kinser. 3rd grade: Grace Marder, Delina Adhanom, Connor Randall, Liam Seriff, Haley Bunch,EmmaGHinkle, Danayt Adhanom, Abbie Hicks.4th Grade: Gray Fandel, Cameron McClure, Robbie Brouillard, Michael DeMicco,Cole Johnson, Ethan Lannan, Chandler Whetstone. 5th Grade: Morghan Bostick, Allison Hudson, Kandace Delane, Victoria Swain,Olivia Hogan, Johnathan Robaina, Elijah Beamer.

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