Posted on 04 April 2011.
By KAREN CIMINO WILSON
Davidson IB and J.M. Alexander students, staff and parents gathered Friday to beautify the Alexander campus, where both schools will be consolidated in the fall. (Karen Cimino Wilson/DavidsonNews.net)
HUNTERSVILLE – Davidson IB Middle School eighth-grader Morgan Howder of Huntersvllle said she sees both positives and negatives to combining her tiny magnet school with J.M. Alexander Middle School next school year.
Morgan was one of more than 30 students, parents and staff members from both schools who spent two hours on Friday raking, planting flowers and spreading pine needles around the landscaping on the J.M. Alexander Middle School campus, on N.C. 115. Read the full story
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Posted on 24 March 2011.
McKinney Academy is partnering with the Foundation for Respect Ability to hold a free anti-bullying concert on Sunday, March 27, at 2 p.m., at the school, 412 Armour St. in Davidson.
Meanwhile, Davidson Day School is hosting an April 4 screening of “Race to Nowhere,” a documentary on the high-pressure, test-obsessed culture surrounding American children and teenagers. Also below, news from Bailey Middle, Davidson I.B. Middle, Cannon and other area schools. Read the full story
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Posted on 16 March 2011.
Posted in Calendar, Schools
Posted on 11 March 2011.
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Posted on 02 March 2011.
Posted in Downtown and old Cornelius, kids, Schools
Posted on 22 February 2011.
The team competed this morning in D.C. for the national title, which it won in 2010.
Davidson IB Middle School's North Carolina champion Future City team posed for a picture in January. From left: adviser Ruth Swallow, Juan Williams, competition co-coordinator Chris Kreider of NCDOT, Nick Macri, Jimmy Haberburger, Anika Agarwal, Brandon Lang, coach Jay Hager, Emma Boraks, Dane Horna, Sharad Wertheimer, and state co-coordinator David Simpson. Not pictured: Ian Magee. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)
Updated 4:20 p.m.
Davidson IB Middle School’s Future City team wasn’t able to defend its 2010 title, but the group of eighth graders finished as the third best in the U.S.
Awards were announced just after noon at the competition, at the Hyatt Regency hotel on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
With a presentation Monday, the Davidson team qualified for a chance to defend its crown. The team was picked as one of five finalists. Read the full story
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Posted on 02 February 2011.
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