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Patriots wallop South Meck 55-28 (slideshow)


By |October 17th, 2009|Independence High School, Sports|0 Comments

Jacob Charest to play Saturday for Illinois?

Jacob Charest, former Butler quarterback, could get his first snaps behind center for the Illinois Illini Saturday, the Daily Illini reported. Illinois takes on Indiana.
Either senior Juice Williams or junior Eddie McGee will get the nod as the starting signal caller for Saturday, but Charest offers a different game than the two dual-threat quarterbacks.

“When Jacob’s […]

By |October 15th, 2009|Butler High School, Schools|0 Comments

The Fighting Archers? Help name the new high school Thursday

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools is hosting a community meeting Thursday, October 15, from 6:30-8 pm at Mint Hill Library (Community Room) to ask for recommendations for a name for the new high school under construction off Truelight Church Road in Mint Hill. During the meeting, visitors may submit their recommendations for a name for the school and meet Principal Mark Nixon.

It’s been a hot topic around Mint Hill the past month–what  the new high school in Mint Hill should be called. Hardly any of the CMS students in Mint Hill will attend the school when it opens in 2010, and this has led to some to come up with creative names for the school.  In last week’s Mint Hill Times, one resident took out an advertisement saying the school should be called “Robin Hood High School,” with the idea that CMS has “taken from the rich to give to the poor.” Some other creative names? Gerry Mander High, Mint Hill-less High and Benedict Arnold High School. […]

By |October 14th, 2009|Schools|2 Comments

Loaded gun found at Independence High School today

WSOC is reporting that a freshman student at Independence High School was caught with a loaded gun at school today. The incident occurred, according to WSOC’s Web site, when a school resource officer suspected the student of having marijuana. The officer then noticed the gun under the desk and the student was taken into custody.

By |October 6th, 2009|Police, Schools|3 Comments