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
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
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.