School news

Charlotte Mecklenburg

Online survey: People in Mecklenburg County can participate in the search for the next superintendent of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools. You can take an online survey through Nov. 7. The survey is available in English and Spanish and a different survey is available for high school students. Go online to

Central Piedmont Community College: On Nov.2, CPCC will receive the Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award.

The award recognizes efforts on the main campus that will result in a 20 percent reduction in energy usage.


Online voting: Carolina International School and J.N. Fries Magnet need community support in online voting for a $50,000 grant from the Clorox Company's Power A Bright Future program. Through Dec. 9, anyone 13 and older can vote once per day online and once per day by text. To vote online:

By text: clorox9442

J.N. Fries Magnet: Fries Magnet was the recipient of a $1,000 check from the SchoolsWIN Classroom Caravan, sponsored by Windstream Corporation. The money will be used for technology and school supplies.

Wolf Meadow Elementary: On Beautification Day, students, parents, staff and community volunteers worked to improve the school campus by adding shrubs, painting, pressure washing and removing trash.

High school horticulture and masonry classes have plans to complete work at the front entrance marquee and island.