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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North K-8 Language Academy Community Engagement Work Session

CMS Parents and Prospective Families, Join us for a community engagement work session to discuss the New North K-8 Language Academy. Our planning committee and teams have worked over the past few months organizing the development of this new school that will open August 2021.  North K-8 will become available in the lottery November 30th […]

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Idlewild Elementary is a National Top 20 Magnet School

Idlewild Elementary School has been recognized as a Top 20 Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America for its commitment to high academic standards, school diversity, specialized curricula and instruction, family engagement, and community partnerships. Idlewild is proud of this accomplishment and would like to thank the dedicated parents, faculty and students who […]

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Piedmont Middle Named National Blue Ribbon School

Piedmont Middle School, an IB World School, has been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Blue Ribbon Schools Program. Piedmont won the award in the “Exemplary High Performing School” category. Piedmont also won the award in 1991 and 2011.

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Future Enrollment & School Choice Lottery Dates

Here is an update on this year’s Future Enrollment and School Choice Lottery dates! In the next few days we will have a newly updated site to give you more information about these two processes. Here’s some quick information: Round 1  Future Enrollment for Students New to CMS: November 9 – 24, 2020 School Choice Lottery: […]

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