West Charlotte High School

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Name: West Charlotte High School
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

UNC’s Meeks shows off weight loss, windmill dunk

CHAPEL HILL You might remember a little while back hearing about Kennedy Meeks throwing down a windmill dunk during a North Carolina practice. The way Meeks told the story this month, he broke out the windmill to get the Tar Heels out of running.There ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

CMS Beacon plan will target 14 low-performing schools for change

Amid a swirl of uncertainty about state testing and school letter grades, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is about to release its own list of 14 chronically struggling schools that will be targeted for intensive aid.The Beacon Initiative will be the latest ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Summer school projects win $1,450 in real donations

The teens who had just finished trying to persuade a panel of donors to give to food pantry were breathing like they’d just sprinted up a flight of stairs.“I need to sit down,” one said. “My legs are shaking.”The “sharks” reviewing pitches from 30 rising ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Can grants make CMS schools safer?

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is seeking a little more than $7 million in federal money aimed at making schools safer,  and that launched some interesting discussion about risks and strategies.The school board approved a $2.5 million request to the U.S. ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Angelo Smith Jr. officially indicted with first-degree murder

A Mecklenburg County grand jury indicted Angelo Smith Jr. last week on a first-degree murder charge in the killing of his girlfriend, Bianca Tanner, according to documents made public Monday.Smith, 30, was arrested shortly after Tanner’s body was found ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Judge lowers Angelo Smith’s bond

A judge reduced Angelo Grayson Smith Jr.’s bond on Wednesday, after his attorney argued that officials had given him an excessive bail because police believe he may have had something to do with Bianca Tanner’s disappearance or death.Smith, Tanner’s girlfriend ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

Angelo Smith arrives in Charlotte, held by CMPD

Angelo Grayson Smith Jr., the boyfriend of missing teacher Bianca Tanner and the last one to see her before she disappeared, arrived at Charlotte-Mecklenburg police headquarters early Tuesday and was questioned by detectives, authorities say.Smith will ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Teaching kids a life-saving skill and having a blast

It can happen at a neighborhood pool, a pond, on the lake or at the beach. Each year, thousands of children drown.In the last six weeks, WBTV has reported several drownings in our viewing area. Many of the victims are children.According to the Centers ... [Published WBTV News - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fresh faces take hard look at engineering with Legos

Robotic cars, boats and even textile looms made of Legos were on display Friday at the Wells Fargo atrium in uptown Charlotte. They were the work of students in Project LIFT schools who took part in a two-week summer program that mixed computer programming, ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Angelo Smith, last to see Bianca Tanner, is arrested in Chicago

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. | The Charlotte ObserverAngelo SmithAngelo Grayson Smith Jr., the boyfriend of missing teacher Bianca Tanner and the last person to see her before she disappeared, was captured in Chicago on Thursday afternoon, according to the ... [Published QCityMetro - Jun 27 2014]

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...6 million from the Department of Justice to "develop knowledge about the specific programs, activities and interventions that improve school safety in a sustainable and cost-effective manner. The researcher will collect evidence and evaluate intervention approaches that enhance school safety"  the summary says
"It affected us all. A lot of the volunteers worked with him along with his family in a variety of programs, so it hit home for us" said volunteer Tijua Robinson

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UNC’s Meeks shows off weight loss, windmill dunk [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 28 2014]
CMS Beacon plan will target 14 low-performing s... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 27 2014]
Summer school projects win $1,450 in real donat... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 24 2014]
Can grants make CMS schools safer? [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 23 2014]
Angelo Smith Jr. officially indicted with first... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 14 2014]
Judge lowers Angelo Smith’s bond [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 02 2014]
Angelo Smith arrives in Charlotte, held by CMPD [Published Charlotte Observer - Jul 01 2014]
Teaching kids a life-saving skill and having a ... [Published WBTV News - Jun 30 2014]
Angelo Smith waives extradition, will be return... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jun 30 2014]
Fresh faces take hard look at engineering with ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Jun 27 2014]
Angelo Smith, last to see Bianca Tanner, is arr... [Published QCityMetro - Jun 27 2014]
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