Whoever said “Nothing good can last forever,” certainly had never attended Bain Elementary School.
By Michele Dotson; Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
Bain ElementarySchool principal John LeGrand was named Principal of the Year for the East Learning Community at a surprise ceremony in the school’s cafeteria on Thursday, September 12.East Learning Community Superintendent Tonya Kales presented the award.
by Derek Lacey / Staff Writer
The Bain auditorium is still slated for demolition, but Mint Hill residents are working to get it removed from the list.
A meeting was held February 19, which saw 70 to 80 people, and a bank account was set up for donations at American Community Bank.
The auditorium has been declared of historical significance, and very early estimates of the cost to refurbish the property are at around $1.5 million.
The Mint Hill Historical Society has commissioned a committee to save Bain auditorium, led by town commissioner Tina Ross.
Ross has spoken to Guy Chamberlain, associate superintendent for auxiliary services at Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, as well as the John LeGrande, principal at Bain Elementary, and says the results are positive.