Queen’s Grant High School principal, Dr. Mike Smith, presented a talk to the Mint Hill Chamber of Commerce last Thursday entitled “Queen’s Grant High School: Our legacy, past, present, and future.” Queen’s Grant is a local public charter school founded in 2006. Its doors opened to students in the fall of 2007, and it moved […]
High school seniors in Mint Hill are finishing their last week of school and preparing for graduation. In the coming week Queen’s Grant, Rocky River, and Independence High Schools will turn their tassels and celebrate their accomplishments.
Queen’s Grant High School has a graduating class of 88 students, and 95 percent of them plan to further their academic careers. As a whole, the students have applied to over 90 colleges, and have been accepted to over 50, including Notre Dame, William and Mary, UNC Chapel Hill, NC State, Cornell, Columbia, Virginia Tech, Clemson, and Baylor. Three percent of the seniors intend to enlist in the military in the next year. […]
The Queens Grant middle school girls’ softball team won their conference tournament last week, and the high school boys’ baseball team won second. The teams are in the Piedmont Charter Athletic Conference. Both teams played Lincoln Charter in their championship games at the Mint Hill Athletic Association fields.
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The middle school team was 12-0 in the regular season and ranked number one in the conference going into the tournament that took place last Tuesday. They beat Sugar Creek 15-0 before moving to the final game against Lincoln Charter. That game was a blowout, too, with the final score 9-0. Lincoln Charter won the title for the last three years.
The team was comprised of five sixth graders, four seventh graders, and three eighth graders. […]