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reunionJune 18, 2016 by David Feimster (Register to contact)
Hey, 1966 Wildcats! I would like to personally thank everyone who attended our 50th reunion May 20-21. Great venue, great band and most of all great old friends. I'm sure I didn't get to speak to all of you (tried my best), but please know that I really appreciate each and every one of you that made the effort to attend. Your participation made all the work from the last 12 months worthwhile. You all were the reason for the reunion's success. I hope everyone had as good a time as Judy and I did. Please use this reunion as a reminder to keep in touch with each other. Hope to see you all next time if not sooner. May God bless all of you with health and happiness, David.
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board named an interim principal for West Charlotte High School at its meeting this week, in addition to approving three ...
CMS finds 3 ‘bladed items' during security screening at Garinger High School WSOC Charlotte
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District said three “bladed items” were voluntarily turned over by students during a security screening at Garinger High ...
New Principal Named For Garinger High School Patch.com
Bracey Named New Principal Of Garinger High - NoDa-Midwood-Belmont, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education has named Sharon Allen ...
Police charge 16-year-old student on suspicion of bringing gun to Garinger HS WSOC Charlotte
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said a 16-year-old student was charged for carrying a gun on the campus of Garinger High School.
Garinger High to retire Dwight Clark’s jersey Friday The Charlotte Observer
Garinger High will retire the jersey of former Wildcats star Dwight Clark, the Super Bowl champion of the San Francisco 49ers.
Friday’s observations: Garinger upsets Crouch-less Harding, points to better future The Charlotte Observer
Friday's high school football observations includes top performers, game recaps, and Garinger ending an eight-game losing streak against a Harding team that ...
CMS teacher accused of being combative during DWI arrest resigns WSOC Charlotte
Troopers said Tameisha Guthery, who was a teacher at Garinger High School, crashed on the ramp from Interstate 77 to Interstate 85.
He was arrested and charged with murder ... at his Charlotte high school The Charlotte Observer
A 15-year-old student was arrested at Garinger High School. He was charged with murder and robbery in connection with an off-campus shooting. At the time of ...
Panther's Greg Olsen surprises students at Garinger High WCNC.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Students at Garinger High School got a surprise in east Charlotte on Friday. Carolina Panthers' star receiver Greg Olsen surprised the ...
Police: Student brings gun onto Garinger High School campus FOX 46 Charlotte
A Garinger High School student is in custody after the teenager reportedly brought a gun onto campus Monday morning, school officials said.
Man sentenced to 22 years in prison for killing Garinger HS student, basketball player WSOC Charlotte
A man accused of killing a high school student over $40 was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Former teammates, friends to celebrate Dwight Clark’s life at Garinger jersey retirement ceremony WBTV
The late star NFL wide receiver Dwight Clark will be recognized at a jersey retirement ceremony at Garinger High School Friday evening.
Local high school foundation helps new graduates WSOC Charlotte
Thousands of teenagers are getting ready to head off to college after graduating from high school this week.
CMS finds its highest lead level yet, and it’s in a school cafeteria water fountain The Charlotte Observer
A drinking fountain in Garinger High School's cafeteria logged almost 44 times the safe level of lead in the water when it was tested Oct. 17, ...
CMPD partners with community to mentor Garinger High School basketball team FOX 46 Charlotte
Garinger High School's basketball team is one big family.
Police: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher arrested for DWI FOX 46 Charlotte
A teacher with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools was recently arrested for DWI, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Remembering Dwight Clark, Star 49ers Player And Garinger High Grad WFAE
Before Dwight Clark made his now-immortalized catch in a 1982 NFC championship game, before he became Sports Illustrated's Player of the Year and before ...
NC gets an 'F' for lead in schools, daycares; new legislation would require testing WCNC.com
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina is failing our children when it comes to testing for lead in the water they drink at schools and daycares, according to a new ...
12 Key Dates CMS Parents Need to Know Before Schools Out Charlotte, NC Patch
12 Key End-Of-Year Dates CMS Parents Need to Know - Charlotte, NC - When are graduation ceremonies for area high schools and the last day of school?
Fake Garinger band club let teacher steal thousands, officials say Charlotte Observer
A Garinger High music teacher created a fake band booster club to steal thousands of dollars from band families, according to court records.
Garinger High Class of ’60 to honor its champion football team Charlotte Observer
Garinger High School's graduating class of 1960 will honor the school's only state championship football team when it gathers Saturday for its 55-year reunion.
Lockdown lifted after 100 students walkout of Garinger HS in protest FOX 46 Charlotte
At least three school are on lockdown after students at Garinger High School walked out of the building in protest, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
Questions raised after Garinger HS fires beloved soccer coach WSOC Charlotte
One high school soccer team's season is over after the school fired their long-time coach.
3 Vietnam veterans added to memorial at Garinger High Charlotte Observer
Three new names have been added to a Vietnam Veterans Memorial that was created in 2014 at Garinger for the school's 50th anniversary to honor 15 ...
Garinger students robbed at gunpoint on campus WCNC.com
It was a scary situation at a local high school after police say a robbery involving a gun took place on the campus of Garinger High School in northeast Charlotte.
Garinger HS student accused of assaulting girlfriend, officers in parking lot WCNC
A Garinger High School student was arrested after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and officers Monday.
After 55 straight losses, will Garinger’s 6-year nightmare end Friday night? Charlotte Observer
Garinger High's athletics director wanted to find an opponent that might give his football team hope for a win. He believes he found it.
Who's Who in Black Charlotte, a display of excellence Qcity metro
The seventh edition of Who's Who in Black Charlotte was a salute to education leaders, but the ceremony also spotlighted nearly 150 change agents.
Christian Laettner Talks About Coaching High School Hoops Forbes
Duke hoops legend Christian Laettner on coaching high school players.
Garinger High School band is back together Charlotte Observer
When Alan Sturdivant was hired as the Garinger High's band director in August 2014, the program had everything he was looking for professionally. A Charlotte ...
CMS has now tested 3,000 water fixtures in 89 schools for lead. Here’s the tally. The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools finishes its second round of testing for lead leaching from school water fixtures. All told the district found unsafe levels at 41 of 89 ...
Even With New Team, Davis Continues Foundation Work Spectrum News
Chargers linebacker Thomas Davis on Chevrolet Sports Night.
Immigrant students graduating from NC high schools want in-state college tuition Durham Herald Sun
These students graduating from North Carolina public schools want in-state tuition for college regardless of immigration status. They hope the General Assembly ...
CHARLOTTE SUBWAY CROWBAR ROBBERIES: CMPD: Thief with crowbar tried to rob east Charlotte Subway restaurant WSOC Charlotte
Police are searching for the man they said tried to rob an east Charlotte Subway restaurant using a crowbar.
Where have all the Chromebooks gone? Education Dive
Marquitta Mitchell is a magnet programs specialist for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina. Walk into any North Carolina high school classroom ...
SUBWAY ROBBERY: Teen employee thwarts armed robbery at local Subway WSOC Charlotte
The Subway employee, who is a Garinger High School senior, said she can't forget the man's face.
After 45 years missing in Vietnam, a Garinger grad gets a final service Charlotte Observer
Forty five years later, Jan Cook Bradley's thoughts return to 1969. It's a Sunday afternoon in late October in the living room of her parents' Charlotte house.
School leaders weigh in on new principal pay WBTV
Lawmakers wanted to increase principal pay - that was ranked at the bottom - while at the same time making it more performance-based.?
Former CMS teacher accused of embezzlement WSOC Charlotte
Parents at Garinger High School were shocked to find out this week that a former teacher is facing embezzlement charges.
Dorothy Counts-Scoggins calls Charlotte to act, not just think Charlotte Observer
As Dorothy “Dot” Counts-Scoggins walked down Irwin Avenue last week accompanied by two precocious Irwin Academic Center students, I followed filming with ...
Former Garinger High boys basketball coach Carlton Anthony is taking over at Anson County Charlotte Observer
Former Garinger High boys basketball coach Carlton Anthony is the new coach at Anson Senior, he tells the Observer.
Fight reported at Garinger High School Friday morning WBTV
Several students were involved in what school officials are calling a "scuffle" at Garinger High School Friday morning.
Making Advanced Courses Equitable Is A Priority For CMS WFAE
This year, 19 of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' 31 high schools made the 2018 Challenge Index list that ranks Advanced Placement and International.
Former West Meck football coach Jeff Caldwell takes Garinger job Charlotte Observer
Former West Mecklenburg football coach Jeff Caldwell is the new head coach at Garinger High School.
From NC Teacher of the Year to Member of NC State Board of Education WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - 2014-2015 North Carolina Teacher of the Year James E. Ford was recently appointed to North Carolina State Board of Education.
‘We’ll never know’: These are the stories of Charlotte’s 2018 homicide victims Charlotte Observer
Charlotte's homicide rate declined in 2018 compared to 2017, when the city had 87 homicides, police said. Here is how family and friends remember the loved ...
Officials confirm student hit by CMS teacher while walking to bus FOX 46 Charlotte
CMS officials have confirmed that a high school teacher hit a student while she was walking to her bus.
Struggle for economic diversity in CMS extends to athletic fields WBTV
There is a growing financial disparity between athletic departments at area high schools. On Your Side Investigates found outside private donations reach into ...
Garinger High revives soccer program to motivate ESL students CL Charlotte
With tutoring, program could be path to college for immigrant kids.
Crashes caused by loose wheels preventable, but inexpensive safety device rarely used WCNC.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Federal records show loose wheels cause roughly three crashes on US roads every day on average. There's a simple, inexpensive way to ...
Mother, two children killed in east Charlotte house fire, family members say WCNC.com
The mother of the two children who died following a house fire in east Charlotte Wednesday morning has also died, according to a family member of her ...
Family Focus: Garinger JROTC earns accolades in Washington, D.C. WSOC Charlotte
An all-girls team representing Garinger High School is celebrating its success in a national JROTC academic competition.
7 teens have been charged with murder in April. What's going on in Charlotte? The Charlotte Observer
Two deadly robberies in Charlotte in April have sent four teenagers to jail and three to juvenile detention. All seven have been charged with murder. The most ...
Student dies after hit by car in front of Garinger High Charlotte Observer
An 18-year-old Garinger High School senior has died after being struck by a vehicle outside the school Tuesday afternoon.
When it comes to AP classes, it's the haves and have nots in CMS WBTV
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Some parents and students say there is an equity problem in Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) District. What is offered at one ...
Charlotte Talks: CMS Teacher Of The Year 'If You're My Student, You're My Child.' WFAE
Monday, June 17, 2019 Charlotte Mecklenburg Teacher of the Year Kimberly Tuttle. Her teaching philosophy is to tailor her teaching to each student, and we.
What School Segregation Looks Like Charlotte magazine
One teacher grew up in an integrated system and became the North Carolina's teacher of the year. Now he wonders about the future for his students, who are ...
Charlotte's Shame: The Return of Racially Segregated Schools Newsweek
Half of Charlotte's schools have at least 80 percent of students of one race.
Excessive supsensions in North Carolina's public schools Charlotte Post
African American students in North Carolina public schools are far more likely to be suspended than their white peers. A report by the State Board of Education ...
Martin inducted into North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame Tallahassee.com
RALEIGH, N.C. – Florida State head coach Mike Martin has been inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, the organization announced Tuesday ...
CMS teacher accused of striking student with vehicle cited for passing stopped school bus WBTV
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools says the bus was stopped with its safety arm out and lights on when the student was grazed.
Friendship Trays fills a niche in Charlotte's support system North Carolina Health News
Charlotte's Meals on Wheels program, Friendship Trays, brings nutritious meals to people who cannot prepare their own & serves as a social support network.
MS-13 gang graffiti found at Garinger, MLK Middle WSOC Charlotte
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools crews are cleaning graffiti left on two schools by a gang overnight. Police officials said the graffiti was written by the MS-13 gang ...
CMS teachers don’t match racial make-up of students Charlotte Observer
Learning is about making connections – not just between, say, a math concept and its real-life applications – but between teachers and students.
Innovators in Digital Inclusion: E2D Benton Foundation
E2D, also known as Eliminate the Digital Divide -- a nonprofit in Charlotte, North Carolina, began with a focus on closing the homework gap.
Three teens charged with east Charlotte homicide WCNC.com
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police charged three teenagers in connection with the shooting death of a 26-year-old man in east Charlotte.
News: Art is life and an escape for illustrator to see the world Charlotte Post
Originally from Lumberton, North Carolina, he grew up in Charlotte and graduated Garinger High School. Like most kids, he turned to drawing, but the ...
If you drive in Charlotte, your life was shaped by Bill Finger. His tales live on. Charlotte Observer
Bill Finger, who had a passion for traffic planning and a gift for telling stories, spent almost 30 years working for the city of Charlotte. He died Dec. 23.
Panthers legend hosts football camp for 700 kids WSOC Charlotte
Even though he won't be suiting up for the Panthers in the fall for the first time in 15 years, former linebacker Thomas Davis is still giving back to the community ...
Rutgers Graduate's Journey from Accounting to High School Math Teacher News from Rutgers
'Students are often taught the procedures of math and don't know why it matters. I want them to see how it aligns with their future, to see themselves using it in ...
Students say South Meck High teacher sexually abused them in apartment study session Charlotte Observer
A South Mecklenburg High School teacher accused of sexual contact with two students was identified Thursday morning. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested ...
Charlotteans of the Year 2016: CMPD's Mike Campagna Charlotte magazine
IN THE TENSE DAYS that followed the shooting death of Keith Scott, you could hear whispers among the demonstrators. “Where's Captain Mike?” Sometimes ...
CMS asked to hand over facility maintenance after health violations WCNC.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mecklenburg County Commissioners are asking Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to hand over control of their facilities maintenance, citing ...
New CMS salary database shows some educator pay rising Charlotte Observer
The 2017 salary database for 19295 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees shows raises and bonuses are pushing some educator paychecks up.
Dozens gather in Charlotte to honor the fallen at Vietnam War memorial myfox8.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A memorial dedicated to veterans now sits at one Charlotte high school, according to WSOC-TV. A ceremony for a memorial that honors ...
News: LaVonndra Johnson puts skin care in cosmetics game Charlotte Post
After watching countless tutorials and being overwhelmed by all the information from multiple sources, Johnson set on a path to ensure that more women of color ...
Slain teen had prior conviction for promoting prostitution WSOC Charlotte
Dionte' Hunter, who was shot and killed Thursday in southeast Charlotte, was convicted of promoting prostitution when he was 14 years old, Channel 9 learned.
At elite camp, college football hopefuls brave rain, cold with one goal in mind Charlotte Observer
More than 100 high school football players braved temperatures in the 50s and a driving rain Sunday to attend the annual VTO Sports Elite football camp at ...
Leading on Opportunity: Addressing the impact of segregation Charlotte Business Journal
Where parents can afford to live determines the quality of their child's school, perpetuating a cycle of concentrated poverty and depressed housing prices.
As Charlotte faces poverty and violence, CMS seeks more counselors and social workers Charlotte Observer
Superintendent Ann Clark's budget plan calls for $27 million more from Mecklenburg County, part of it to hire more school counselors, social workers and ...
CMS pushes for more mental and emotional support for students WBTV
The district admits the workload is taking its toll on counselors resulting in students not getting the support.
Talented teen had NFL dreams, but he was gunned down outside a Charlotte gas station The Charlotte Observer
DaQuan Shannon, 17, was shot and killed outside a Charlotte convenience store on March 4. He has been remembered by loved ones for his talent as a football ...
Olympic "Super Coaches" Transform Struggling Youth Teams in The Z Team only on the Olympic Channel PRNewswire
MADRID, March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the most unaccomplished youth sports teams receive a helping hand from a game-changing coach and ...
Charlotteans of the Year 2017: Dorothy Counts-Scoggins Charlotte magazine
Sixty years after her famous walk to Harding High School, Dot Counts-Scoggins remains focused on the city's public schools. THE SEAMSTRESS and her new ...
CMS investing in 150000 Chromebooks for students WSOC Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is dispersing 150000 Chromebooks this year to give students more opportunities to learn online.
Garinger looking to have a breakthrough season Charlotte Observer
Garinger football coach, Percell Gaskins, says his team can become a consistent winner – again. The Wildcats have lost 30 games in a row dating back to the ...
Support Dudley High School's Marching Band of Thunder WFMY News 2
The Dudley High School Marching Band of Thunder is raising money for the school's music programs.
Leading on Opportunity council spotlight: Jennifer Weber and James E. Ford search for solutions to improve economic mobility in Charlotte The Business Journals
In this story, we'll get to know members of the Leading on Opportunity Council. Here, we'll get their perspective on the work to drive economic mobility across ...
Charlotte’s homicide rate hits 12-year high. Here are the victims’ stories. The Charlotte Observer
The Observer Homicide Project | Charlotte, NC, had more homicides in 2017 than any time since 2005. Here are the victims' stories.
Meeting Hawk Ridge Elementary’s new principal Charlotte Observer
When Mike Drye learned that former Hawk Ridge Elementary School principal Troy Moore was leaving, he had two thoughts: “Where is Troy going?”
CHARLOTTE HOMICIDE: Teen arrested in connection with homicide at east Charlotte QT gas station WSOC Charlotte
Family and friends were desperate for answers as to who shot and killed 17-year-old Daquan Shannon on March 4 at an east Charlotte gas station.
What's good about south Charlotte Charlotte Five
Last year, I wrote about why I should have never moved to south Charlotte. I packed up my girlfriend and my cat and moved out of Plaza Midwood. South ...
CMS board rejects charter school plea, takes back Villa Heights school Charlotte Observer
After almost three hours of debate and public commentary, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board voted 7-2 Tuesday to take back a building it had leased to ...
Three med students launch PATCH Charlotte Observer
Melissa Rolfsen and Kyle Roedersheimer met when both were teaching science at Garinger High School in Charlotte with Teach For America. Both Rolfsen, 27 ...
Monday's Roundup: Charlotte Country Day streaking towards Providence Day, history The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Country Day whipped CISAA conference rival Charlotte Latin Monday to set up a huge game at Providence Day Tuesday, as the Bucs hope to ...
16-year-old charged in deadly north Charlotte shooting WSOC Charlotte
One person was shot to death Monday afternoon along Feldbank Drive near Beatties Ford Road in north Charlotte.
Hundreds attend vigil for teen slain at east Charlotte QT FOX 46 Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - The football field at Sedgefield Middle School was packed Wednesday night with hundreds of friends and family to ...
Education Series Looks At Racial Equity In North Carolina Public Schools WFDD
A new documentary explores racial equity within North Carolina public schools through the eyes and lives of four of the state's black leaders. It's called “Equity ...
Charles Robinson: A Voice for the Vulnerable Charlotte magazine
CHARLES ROBINSON WALKED through the heart of uptown, supplies in hand, bracing himself against the cold. He didn't feel like he had a choice; he couldn't ...
Finding Guatemala in east Charlotte Charlotte Observer
When UNC Charlotte religious studies professor Eric Hoenes suggests an eating adventure, it's smart to say yes. Especially if Central American food is on the ...
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