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Bain principal to move to another school

Bain Principal Mike Drye barely had enough time to get his feet wet at the Mint Hill elementary school before getting transfer papers. He will take over at Nathaniel Alexander Elementary School beginning March 1 as a part of CMS’s Strategic Staffing Initiative. An interim principal will take over for the rest of the school year at Bain. Just two years ago, the previous Bain principal was moved as a part of the Initiative. Here’s CMS’s press release:

Three Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will receive new principals and two principals may build new leadership teams at their schools as part of the district’s Strategic Staffing Initiative. CMS Superintendent Dr. Peter C. Gorman announced the changes at the Feb. 9 Board of Education meeting. Principals moving to new schools will be in place March 1, giving them time to prepare for the 2010-2011 school year.
“Strong leadership is essential to raise student achievement,” Dr. Gorman said. “We looked closely at the data and performance for each of these schools, as well as the data and performance of the new and current principals we included in the Strategic Staffing Initiative. I am confident these leaders will help these schools succeed.”   […]

By |February 10th, 2010|Schools|2 Comments

Breaking & Entering at the Citgo Pit Stop Gas Station.

Mint Hill Police were dispatched to a breaking and entering that occurred at the Citgo Pit stop Gas Station located at 9100 Lawyers Road yesterday (Tuesday). Mint Hill Officers arrived on scene and met with employees at the business who stated that an unknown person had broke into the business through a side glass door […]

By |February 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clear Creek donates water to Haiti

It wasn’t long after the earthquake hit Haiti a few weeks ago that Clear Creek Elementary began raising funds to donate water to the devastated country. The water was delivered so fast, the school didn’t even have a chance to hold a official check donation ceremony. The school got that opportunity last Friday, presenting a […]

By |February 9th, 2010|Good deeds, Schools|0 Comments

Pedestrian killed on Independence Blvd

A Pineville man was struck by a car and killed on Independence Boulevard in Matthews Saturday night.  When officers arrived  they found the victim, Jack Anthony Sweeney (W/M d.o.b. 08/24/1982) of Pineville, N.C. lying in the center lane of U.S. 74. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. […]

By |February 8th, 2010|Matthews|0 Comments