School

Books for Back to School

The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn (2007) Age group: preschool, early elementary It’s time for Chester Raccoon to start school, but he doesn’t want to go without his mom. Mrs. Raccoon soothes his worries with the Kissing Hand—a family secret…

7 Things to Know About 'MoLi'

A mini-library on wheels named MoLi (pronounced "Molly") took to the open road at the start of the year. Here are 7 cool things to know about the library's newest addition. A New Generation Did you know MoLi isn't the…

Are We Raising Good Men?

Already a boy mom and pregnant again with twins, I found out we were having our second and third sons in one fell swoop. The sex of “Baby A” was obvious on the ultrasound. But “Baby B” was ducking and…

School Supply Checklist for the New School Year

In addition to backpacks, notebooks, and markers, kids will likely need a few extra supplies as they return to in-person learning this fall. We’ve got a roundup of classroom essentials to help with your back-to-school shopping.   MASKS Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools…

CMS Students Headed Back to Full-Remote Learning

Hours after the state announced a modified stay-at-home order, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted to move all students K-12 to remote learning, from Dec. 14 through Jan. 15. The board approved the change in a 6-3 vote, with “no”…