Most CMS middle school students will return to in-person learning after winter break

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted to bring most middle school students back to classrooms in January, while some will return at the end of the month.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 11, 2020

K-5 returns to CMS schools Monday. Here’s what parents are saying.

Students return as eight students and 16 staff members have tested positive for Covid-19, CMS data shows.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 30, 2020

CMS to rename Barringer Academic Center

It will be the second CMS school to have its name changed as part of the district’s effort to eliminate school names tied to racism and slavery.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 29, 2020

CMS Superintendent diagnosed with Bell’s Palsy after showing symptoms during meeting

CMS says Superintendent Earnest Winston is doing fine after displaying symptoms of facial paralysis during a virtual leadership meeting Tuesday.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 20, 2020

CMS approves renaming Vance High School in honor of Julius Chambers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools board members voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of Julius L. Chambers High School.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 13, 2020

Vance High School could bear name of civil rights attorney Julius Chambers

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board will vote Tuesday on a new name for Zebulon B. Vance High School in University City as part of district-wide review.
By Katrina Louis | October 11, 2020

CMS votes to allow more in-person instruction for K-5 students

Elementary students will attend classes in person two days each week beginning Nov. 2, CMS board members voted unanimously Thursday.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 1, 2020

CMS to phase-in students by grade level for in-person instruction

School board members voted 6-3 to approve a plan that would transition CMS students back into classrooms over a four-month period.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 17, 2020

Parents, educators react to CMS metrics committee’s readiness dashboard

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' metrics committee presented guidelines to determine when students can transition back into classrooms.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 11, 2020

CMS to roll out meal program for students during school closings

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will provide breakfast and lunch meal bundles for students while schools remain closed due to coronavirus safety concerns.
By Katrina Louis | August 11, 2020