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Butler giving back during the holidays

At Butler High School, there’s one special holiday tradition that’s been helping those in need every year since the school first opened. The Butler Wish Box provides a way for students to help their less fortunate classmates, families, and those in the community, by fulfilling specific needs they may have during this holiday season.

The Wish Box is open for business about two weeks before winter break. Students can drop confidential wishes into the box for themselves, friends or neighbors. Organizer and teacher Barbara Everitt is the only person who sees the wishes.

“It makes it seem more real because each wish is very detailed to a person that lives very close to us,” sad student Isabel Fee. […]

By |December 18th, 2009|Butler High School|0 Comments

Tom Knotts leaving Independence?

UPDATE: A source close to the football team said he is “99 percent” sure Knotts is leaving for a job in South Carolina and Bill Geiler will take over as Patriots head coach.

According to the Web site CarolinaPreps.com, Coach Knotts is leaving Independence for another school. The Mint Hill Times has learned from second source […]

By |December 18th, 2009|Independence High School|9 Comments

Indy Principal Bosco speaks to Chamber

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Independence Principal Mark Bosco spoke to the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce’s Business Luncheon today at Jimmie’s. Read about what Bosco told Mint Hill business leaders in next Thursday’s Mint Hill Times.[nggallery id=107]

By |December 17th, 2009|Development, Independence High School|0 Comments

US News and World Report names Independence High School a top school

Independence, West Charlotte and Providence high schools were honored for consistently outperforming state standards.
U.S. News & World Report recognized three CMS high schools in the “America’s Best High Schools 2010” report. Independence, West Charlotte and Providence high schools were honored for consistently outperforming state standards. […]

By |December 15th, 2009|Schools|0 Comments