Principal Fergison Visits the New North K-8 site

Lydia Fergison, recently named principal of the new North K-8 Language Academy, took a field trip this past week to explore the site of her brand new school, which is slated to open in August 2021. Fergison was named as the new principal of the North K-8 Language Academy during the CMS Board Meeting on […]

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North K-8 Language Academy Principal Named

Lydia Fergison was named as the new principal of the North K-8 Language Academy during the CMS Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. She has been serving as the principal at Newell Elementary since 2015. Before that, she was the Assistant Principal at Albemarle Road Elementary from 2012 to 2015, an instructor at CPCC […]

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NWSA students are Emmy nominees!

Northwest School of the Arts students are nominees for regional Emmy Awards for the Disconnect and Drive public service campaign. One nomination is for public service and the other for original music, with winners announced in late January. Check out their work here: https://vimeo.com/398645678

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Northwest alum chosen for ArtPop Street Gallery!

ArtPop Street Gallery has announced its Class of 2021 and former Northwest School fo the Arts student Ella Mackinson was chosen as one of the artists. As in past years, the artists’ work will be plastered on billboards across the greater Charlotte area as well as on Uptown newspaper boxes and airport displays, totaling around […]

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IB Coordinator wins science lessons for North Carolina

Nancy Bullard, science lab teacher and IB coordinator at Huntingtowne Farms Elementary, won a TikTok contest that will allow every N.C. elementary student to have a virtual science lesson with Emily Calandrelli of Emily’s Wonder Lab on Netflix. Bullard entered by uploading videos of herself performing experiments from the showThere were to be three school winners, but the top […]

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Enrollment and Lottery Application Dates Extended!

Future enrollment and lottery application dates have been extended! If your child is not currently a CMS student, you can future enroll your child through December 13! You can access the list of necessary enrollment paperwork, along with the methods for submitting that paperwork, at https://www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/StudentPlacement/Pages/EnrollingYourStudent.aspx. Once your enrollment has been processed, you will receive […]

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Principal of Idlewild Elementary Wins Award

Idlewild Elementary Principal Larenda Denien has been selected as the 2020 North Carolina Physical Education Principal of the Year. Deanna Morris, 2020 NC SHAPE President said, “The individuals selected for our State Principal of the Year Awards reflect the highest quality of leadership, innovation and dedicated achievement. We are so pleased to be able to […]

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