Back to School

Health officials are advising parents and guardians to update their children's vaccines as the new school year approaches.

Tips to help school mornings go smoother this school year.

Here are some cheap and kid-friendly lunches for your student to take to school.

Here are some of the best deals on back-to-school supplies.

Inflation may cause parents to pay more for back-to-school supplies this year.

Beginning today, Jan. 24, students at UNC Charlotte will return to campus for in-person learning. The semester began virtually on Jan. 10 due to rising COVID-19 cases. Before returning on campus, students must have proof of vaccination with a booster shot if eligible or a negative test. Masks are still required on campus. Read the […]

CMS students have received their first snow day of the year. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announced that schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 18 due to icy road conditions. The winter storm that swept through the area this weekend has left dangerous road conditions in some parts of Mecklenburg County. Teachers and staff will have a regular […]

Teachers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district are having to balance multiple challenges during the pandemic and some say their pay is not enough. In addition to dealing with a shortage of teachers and increased workloads due to the pandemic, teachers have had to deal with more lockdowns and school violence. Olympic High School teacher, Teila Hand-Broadnax says […]

Alright parents, while we want to send our children back to school, let’s make sure we’re talking to them about how to keep themselves safe while there. Positive COVID-19 cases for both students and staff at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools have increased over the past week. From Jan. 3 to Jan. 9, CMS reported 1,249 positive student cases. This is […]

Parents, as we send our children off to school, let’s remember to keep our teachers in mind. Rising COVID cases are leading to staff shortages and extra strain on those working in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Systems. Reports show 119 CMS staff have recently tested positive from Dec. 27 to Jan. 2. CMS also reported that […]

A recent study found that students in North Carolina schools are more likely to be exposed to COVID during lunch periods when masks are taken off. 92% of COVID-19 exposures in North Carolina schools happened when students were allowed to take their masks off indoors. 39% of exposures happened during lunch and 13% were traced […]

Children are back in school but some may face a few difficulties getting there. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools officials have announced that they expect transportation issues and delays as children transition back to school. Officials say that principals have been informed and will communicate with parents. The school district has also said they will consider remote learning […]