• May 2013

    Cox Mill High School’s yearbook, The Legacy, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2013 Gotcha Covered Look Book, Volume 11 celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage.  Jostens Look Book is a collection of spreads and photos from outstanding yearbooks.

    The Cox Mill High School’s The Legacy was one of only 425 yearbooks selected from approximately 3,000.

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    The Legacy was created by Meredith A, Nicole B, Katie B, Peyton C, Lucy C, Kymtrece C, Tyuana C, Amelia H, Ashley H, Derius J, Stephen L, Madalyn L, Chanta L, Brianna L, Alex M, Tristan M, Aaliyah M, Lane M, Brianna N, Erika R, Camila R, Stewart S, Jumieya T, Sarah T, Chance W, and Jessica W under the direction of Casey Campbell, Cox Mill High School yearbook adviser.

    Newspaper Articles

    Cox Mill hosts baseball tournament

    Cox Mill Senior hopes to be in position for state hurdle title

    Congratulations to the Varsity Baseball team for the 4-3 victory over Phillip O. Berry this past Friday night.  This was the baseball programs first State Playoff victory in school history.  The Chargers were led by 6 strong innings of pitching by Austin F and a game-winning RBI by Julian S.  The Chargers are back in action in round 2 of the state playoffs tonight at Marvin Ridge at 7pm...wear your purple and come support YOUR Chargers baseball team tonight!

    Congratulations to Elijah G for winning the State Championship in the 110 Meter High Hurdles in Greensboro this weekend.


    The Lady Chargers softball team battled for 7 innings yesterday, but lost a close game to East Rowan 7 to 5 in the first round of the state playoffs.  Ericka D collected two hits and 2 RBI, while Kristen S, Chelsea D, Carly K, and Kendele D had great games.  The Ladies finished the season 4th in the SPC.

    SchoolCenter PictureCongratulations to the Varsity Baseball Team on their 7-5 Victory over Hickory Ridge on Friday night in the SPC Conference Tournament Championship.  The Chargers battled back to score 4 runs in the 7th inning to win the schools first Baseball Conference Tournament Championship in Cox Mill History! Congratulations to the entire baseball team and thanks to all the students, teachers, families and friends that came out to support on Friday night.  The Chargers Baseball team is back in action this Friday night as they host a state playoff game vs Phillip O. Berry at 7pm.  Go Chargers!


    April 2013


    SchoolCenter PictureCongratulations to Logan M for 3rd place in the Microsoft Office 2010 competition.

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    The regional board meeting.  Students were involved in fundraising for the March of Dimes during that meeting.

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    FBLA fundraiser dance.  All profits went to the March of Dimes.

    Other honorable mentions awards:

    Josh R – Office 2010

    Carrie M – Personal Finance

    Shankavi K – Personal Finance

    The CMHS Model UN competed in the Appalachian State Spring Conference on Monday.  Congratulations to Scott S for earning a Superior Delegate Award representing Pakistan and to Mary M and Mackensie H for earning Excellent Delegate Awards representing Russia.

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    Congratualtions to the "Spirit of Cox Mill" Jazz bands.

    The "B" Jazz Band earned a rating of excellent.

    The "A" Jazz Band earned a rating of superior.

    *Cox Mill is one of maybe 4 high schools in the state that has two high school jazz bands.  Jazz MPA was held in Hickory, NC.

    Solo and Ensemble gives students a chance to perform either solos, duets, trio, quartets (we even had an octet this year).  This event has gotten so big for Cox Mill that we have to host our own solo and ensemble and hire judges to come in to our school.

    This year we had 64 performing events (solos, duets, ect.) that performed this past Saturday morning at Cox Mill.  Out of 64, 53 events earned superior ratings and 11 earned excellent ratings.

    Prakash K served as a page in the NC state general assembly over spring break and he received the “page of the week” award.

    Congratulations to the Varsity Baseball game for their big 3-2 Victory last night over NW Cabarrus. Austin F led the way pitching 6 and 1/3 innings giving up only 2 runs and striking out 11 NW batters.  The chargers were led offensively by Trenton C's two run go-ahead home run in the 7th inning.  The Chargers are back in action Friday night when they host NW Cabarrus on Senior night...come support your chargers in their 4pm and 6:30pm JV/Varsity Doubleheader this Friday night

    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team lost a hard-fought game last night to conference-leading JM Robinson, 5 to 0.  The ladies played outstanding team defense in the loss.  Ericka D, Kristen S and Quinn P collected the only three hits for the Chargers, and Kendele D pitched an excellent game, giving up only two earned runs.  The ladies will next play Tuesday at Central Cabarrus.

    Congratulations to all of the students involved in the first annual Cox Mill vs JM Robinson Film Fest!

    We had several winners in the Cox Mill submissions, including:

    1st Place: Prakash K with his short film "Perspective", challenging our presumptions about characters!

    2nd Place: Evan A for his story, "Death's Vacation", giving us a humorous look at the job description of the Grim Reaper.

    Viewer's Choice: Taylor R for his film "The Neighbor", which was a really telling allusion to the parable about the Good Samaritan.

    Also, Brandon P and AJ S also won some sweet raffle prizes!  CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL COX MILL PARTICIPANTS AND ATTENDEES!

    The students who competed at HOSA States this past week did extremely well.  Eight students competed with seven placing in the top ten those students were: Michelle C - Exteremperanious Speaking, Emma G and Casey C - Career Health Display, Andrew D and Emily M - Medical Spelling, Yash P and Prenav A - Medical Math

    The Multimedia/Web Page Design class just finished their stop-motion animation projects. The following won first place among both classes. Enjoy!


    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team defeated Concord on Tuesday, 13 to 3.  Ericka D pitched 5 innings of 1-hit ball for the win, and also had 6 RBI on 3 hits, including her first home run of the year.  Kendele D added two hits, while Chelsea D and Kristen S each had 2 RBI.  The Lady Chargers ran their conference record to 7 Wins and 4 losses, and will play undefeated JM Robinson on Thursday at home.

    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team lost a hard-fought game to the Cabarrus Stallions on Monday, 17 to 15.  Offensively, the ladies were led by Chelsea DiGregorio with a 4-hit, 4 RBI effort.  Kristen S added 3 hits, while Kristen S, Paige K, Carly K, and Kaitlyn H each had two hits.  Kendele D hit her first home run of the season.  The ladies will play at home tonight against Concord.

    On Friday, The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team defeated AL Brown 16 to 1.  Ericka D was perfect at the plate, going 4 for 4.  Kaitlyn H and Kristen S each contributed 3-hit games, while Kristen S had two hits.  Chelsea D also added two hits including her first home run of the year.  The Lady Chargers conference record is 6 Wins and 4 losses.  They next play Monday at home beginning at 5:30.

    Over Spring break, members of the "Spirit of Cox Mill" Band traveled to Washington D.C. and to Williamsburg, VA.

    The "Spirit of Cox Mill" also competed against bands from across the US from Georgia, Missouri to Virginia in Williamsburg's "Music in the Parks".  Our concert band, percussion ensemble and jazz band were all 1st place in class and all earned superior ratings.  All three ensembles where also 1st place for the weekend overall for the entire competition.

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    March 2013

    2013 MISS COX MILL

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    Miss Cox Mill 2013 - Caroline T.

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    From Left: Nicole H., Ayomi O., Haley B., Summer C., Caroline T., Brittany D., Madeline C., Lane M., Alyssa B.

    SchoolCenter Picture Winners, from Left: Summer C, Caroline T, Brittney D

    Community Spirit Winner - Summer C.
    Miss Congeniality - Caroline T.
    Evening Gown - Caroline T.
    Talent - Brittany D.
    2nd Runner Up - Brittany D.
    1st Runner Up - Summer C.

    Last week the Symphonic band went to perform MPA at Hickory RIdge High School.  They performed grade VI literature (which is the top of what you can play)  The band earned a superior rating (highest you can earn.)  Each judge also gave us straight A's in all seven categories, which equates to a perfect score.

    This also marks the symphonic band earning a superior rating at MPA for the 3rd year in a row.

    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team defeated Northwest on Tuesday by a score of 10 to 7. Kristen S led the way offensively with 4 RBI, and Paige K added 3 RBI of her own.  Ericka D and Chelsea D each had 3 hits in the victory.  Kendele D was the winning pitcher, winning her 4th game of the year.  The ladies play next at home on Thursday against Mount Pleasant.

    Congratulations to the CMHS Students who were chosen as the Impact Through Education winners!

    Erika R & Diron C

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    Both the JV and Varsity Women Soccer teams brought home victories Tuesday night against AL Brown.  JV finished a 3-0  shutout by Nina A with a goal each by Dana B, Maiya P, and Raven Gisspert.  Varsity brought home 6 goals - 3 by Christine R, 2 for Logan L, and a single goal by Katie C.  Assists were tallied for Alicia Gy and Katie C.  Great job to both teams!

    Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Baseball teams for two big conference wins at Hickory Ridge last night.  The JV team won 14-4 behind the strong pitching of Cole L.  The Varsity team won 7-6, Austin F got the win on the mound and Josh B got the save.  The Chargers were led offensively by Austin F and David N.  The Varsity team is back in action tonight at home vs. the Charlotte Stampede at 4:30pm...come out and support your Chargers Baseball team!

    Check out this article about Katie C.  http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/03/12/3901692/senior-helps-concords-cox-mill.html

    The Men's Tennis team defeated A.L. Brown at home yesterday 5-4.  Chris M, David P, and Tristian M scored points for their singles matches.  David P and Raja A won in doubles and Chris M and Brian J won at 1st doubles to clinch the win for the Chargers.

    Congratulations to the Women's JV and Varsity Soccer Teams on both wins over Hopewell.  Dana B had two goals for JV with a shutout in goal by Nina A.  Varsity came back from being down 0-1 at half with two goals; one from Christine R off of an assist from Katie C and the other from Paige D.  Defense was led by Logan L and goalie Katie B. Great job ladies!

    On Friday night, the Lady Chargers Varsity softball team defeated Concord 12 to 2. Kendele Donaldson struck out 6 Spiders for her 3rd win this year.  Chelsea DiGregorio provided all the needed offense with two hits and 4 RBI's.  Paige Kern and Kristen Stafford each added two-hit games for support.  The Lady Chargers are 2 and 1 in conference play, and travel to JM Robinson on Tuesday.

    Congratulations to Rachel, Amelia, and Katie, whose work is being featured on banners in downtown Concord for the “Concord on Canvas” event. The banners will be displayed in Downtown Concord from Feb. 9th through March 9th. Banners will then be auctioned off March 19th.  You can vote on the banners and 50% of the proceeds from your vote will support the art program at CMHS.  Vote here.

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    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team defeated A.L. Brown on Wednesday 4 to 3.  Kendele D struck out 5 batters to get the victory, and also scored 2 runs.  Offensively, Kristen S continued her solid play collecting 2 hits, while Kendele scored two runs.  Paige K provided what amounted to the Game Winning RBI.  The team plays next on Friday at Concord.

    Are you ready for some Chargers Baseball ~ 2013

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    The Lady Chargers JV softball team won their third game of the year on Thursday, defeating a good Mt. Pleasant team 5 to 4.  Giana S recorded her 3rd win of the season, and Heather W and Carly K led the way offensively with two hits apiece.  The JV team is 3 and 0 so far this year.
    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team lost a hard fought game against Mt. Pleasant Thursday.  Kristen S had an outstanding game, going 5 for 5 at the plate and playing outstanding defense in center.  Chelsea D, Quinn P, Ericka D, and Paige K also had excellent games in the defeat.  The Varsity plays next on Friday at home against Hickory Ridge.  Gametime is 5:30.

    Congratulations to Tanner S and Kyle O. These two student-athletes have qualified for the NCHSAA 3A State Wrestling Championships in Greensboro.

    The Lady Chargers JV softball team won their second game of the season by defeating Hopewell 17-3.  Giana S was the winning pitcher, striking out 5 batters, while also collecting three hits.  Maddie L had 4 RBI's, and Kaylee C added 3 RBI's.
    The Lady Chargers Varsity softball team lost their game against Hopewell yesterday.  Kristen S, Chelsea D, Kendele D, and Ericka D had good all-around games.
    Both JV and Varsity girls play on Tuesday against Mount Pleasant.

    The Lady Chargers JV Softball team defeated South Rowan last night 9 to 0.  Hannah N was the winning pitcher, and Carly K led the way offensively with 3 hits. Jamie S added a 3-Run Home Run in the effort.
    The Lady Chargers Varsity Softball team lost their season opener last night to South Rowan.  Chelsea D, Kristen S, and Quinn P had solid games in the losing effort.  Both teams play Monday at Hopewell.


    February 2013

    Congratulations to the Men's Basketball Team for their defeat of A.L. Brown Friday Night.  http://www.hickoryrecord.com/independent_tribune/sports/article_e5c0eb18-7d62-11e2-a072-001a4bcf6878.html

    Broadcast of the Basketball Game- Friday 2/22

    Follow the link below to hear the live audio broadcast during the game, done by Radio Free Cabarrus.  Due to league regulations, the video will be posted an hour after the end of the game.  Click here for the link to the embedded broadcast.

    Congratulations to the Men's Basketball team for their win over Concord Tuesday night.  http://www.hickoryrecord.com/independent_tribune/sports/article_c8e77918-7b13-11e2-b473-001a4bcf6878.html

    Congratulations to both the Men's & Women's Basketball teams on their victories in the opening round of the SPC Conference Basketball Tournament.

    The Men's Basketball team defeated Central Cabarrus and will play in the Semi-Finals on Tuesday night (2-19-13) vs. Concord @ 6:00 p.m.

    The Women's Basketball team defeated Northwest Cabarrus and will play in the Semi-Finals on Wednesday night (2-20-13) vs. Concord @ 7:30 p.m.

    Both games will be played at Concord High School (who is hosting the remainder of the SPC Basketball Tournament).  Good Luck Chargers

    The CMHS mock trial club competed in regional competition Saturday February 9th at the Buncombe County Courthouse in Asheville.  The team won both of their trials.  Individual winners were Best Attorney: Prakash K., Best Witnesses were Pranav A. and Michael W.

    CMHS Junior, Michael Crews spent 11 months as an exchange student in South Africa through AFS-USA Intercultural Programs.  He received a scholarhsip to travel and lived with a host family near Cape Town, South Africa.

    CMHS wishes to congratulate Omprakash for being selected as a House Page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. House Pages serve on the floor of the House for one week, handing out materials to House members, bringing them messages, and performing other helpful tasks.  They get to see for themselves how the House functions.  It is a valuable learning experience and a high honor to be selected.


     January 2013

    2012/2013 Conference Meet Highlights:
    Girls Team - 2nd Place
    Boys Team - 4th Place

    Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay - 1st Place (O'Brien, Wrist, Howden & Cowart)
    Girls 200 Yard Free - 2nd Place - Mallory H
    Boys 50 Yard Free - 2nd Place - Austin K
    Girls 100 Yard Fly - 1st Place - Lexi W (new Cabarrus County Record)
    Boys 100 Yard Free - 1st Place - Austin K
    Girls 200 Yard Free Relay - 2nd Place - (Wrist, O'Brien, Long, Cowart)
    Boys 200 Yard Free Relay - 1st Place - (Cicenia, Kerby, Jelen, & Kirby)
    Girls 100 Yard Back - 1st Place- Mackenzi O
    Girls 100 Yard Breast - 1st Place - Lexi W

    Congratulations to the following swimmers on making the All-Conference Team this year:
    Lexi W, Mackenzie O, Madeline C, Mallory H, Austin K, Brett C, Kyle K

    Regionals is this weekend!  Look forward to some more great swims!  Go Chargers!!

    Cox Mill had 45 students audition and 8 students make the South Central District of North Carolina Honor Bands.  24 students made the bands for Cabarrus County. We are in the most competitive district in the state and it is extremely hard to make All District.

    Daniel H - 9-10 Clarinet

    Deann G - 9-10 Contra-Bass Clarinet

    Rubens F - 9-10 Euphonium (1st Chair)

    Madison N - 9-10 Percussion (1st Chair)

    Ola N - 11-12 Clarinet

    Lauren B - 11-12 Bass Clarinet

    Tanner W- 11-12 Horn

    Tyler S - 11-12 Tuba

    These students will travel to Lenoir Rhyne University this Friday and Saturday to participate in the All-District Band. 
    They have done a great job and will represent Cox Mill well.


    November/December 2012

    The CMHS National Honor Society hosted a Community Center blood drive on December 19th. We registered 126 donors and collected 90 units touching up to 270 lives.  This was the biggest and best to date.  Our NHS members asked the Community Center if we could honor those victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School by dedicating the drive and blood to the victims who lost their lives that day and although it had never been done before they agreed to let us.  A certificate will be mailed to the town indicating what we did and a plaque will be displayed at CMC-Northeast.

    On Wednesday, December 12 vs. Northwest, Senior Cox Mill wrestler Taylor P earned his 100th victory! Taylor was All-SPC as a Junior and is the first Charger in the wrestling program's history to reach this milestone.

    Cox Mill HS Wrestlers visit the Salisbury VA Hospital for Christmas.  http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/12/21/3735906/cox-mill-wrestlers-families-to.html

    Congratulations to the Mens and Womens swim teams on a 5-1 season so far!  Today we will travel to Pfeiffer University for a high school invitational meet to hopefully bring in another win! GO CHARGERS!

    Boys Basketball Team won a non-conference game vs. East Rowan last night with a score of 60-27.  They are 6-1 overall and start SPC play next week with home games vs. Mount Pleasant on Tuesday and Hickory Ridge on Friday!

    A Visit from St. Nicholas- performed by the Cox Mill Band and Mrs. Gala

    Congratulations to Amelia H. for having her artwork selected at the High School level to be sent out as an e-card to local community partners from Cabarrus County Schools.

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    Congratulations to the Broadcasting III students who produced a video on voting.  They won FIRST PLACE in the student division of the 2012 “Voice Your Choice” Video Contest.


    October 2012

    Congratulations Logan and Meredith for being named the Cox Mill Athletes of the Month for October.  Visit the Student Athlete page for videos of the winners.

    Congratulations to the "Spirit of Cox Mill" Marching Band for their participation in the Concord parade this past weekend.  The marching band placed 1st out of 8 bands winning the Gene Lentz Band Award of Excellence along with $1000 in prize money.

    Thank you to everyone who participated in the Hurricane Sandy relief effort.  To see pictures of the items collected, click here.

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    As the month of October ended with Halloween and Trick or Treat, the Cox Mill Girls Golf Team was competing with the top 12 three-person teams and 42 individual golfers for the 3A Team and Individual Championships at Longleaf Golf and Country Club in Pinehurst, NC. The Cox Mill Girls headed into the State Tournament ranked 8th out of 70 3A teams across the state of North Carolina.
    Representing Cox Mill were Seniors Kira A and Jensen R and Freshman Jaime C. Kira lead the team most of the year posting a season average of 43 strokes per nine holes and 3rd on the SPC All-Conference Team. This was Kira’s 4th year on the All-Conference Team and second trip to the State Tournament. Jensen R finished with a season average of 45 strokes per nine holes and 4th on the SPC All-Conference Team. This was Jensen’s 3rd year on the All-Conference Team and first trip to the State Tournament. Freshman Jaime C finished the year with a season average of 48 strokes per nine holes and 5th on the SPC All-Conference Team. This was Jaime’s 1st year on the All-Conference Team and first trip to the State Tournament. All three girls played well at the Regional Tournament on a very difficult course. Their combined 18-hole score was 296 and qualified them as a team for the State Championship. This was the first year Cox Mill has sent a “team” to the Championships and only the second time to be in the State Tournament.
    Jensen R finished 24th at Regionals with a score of 97, Kira A finished one stroke back at 98 and Jaime C finished at 102.
    At the tournament Jensen started the team off working the first round to a 44 – 44 total 88 score. Her consistent play put her into 14th place as an individual. Kira had a tough start but fought back for a 50 – 43 total 93 score and in 35th place and Jaime finished with three tough holes and a 48 – 48 total 96 score still good for 52nd. On day two Jaime battled the course for a 50 – 47 total of 97 and two day total of 193. Kira still fighting the conditions shot 46 – 50 for a total of 96 and a two day total of 189. Jensen remained consistent and had the team’s best rounds for the second day, finishing 42 – 43 for a total of 85 and a two day total of 173. The final outcome placed Cox Mill in 5th overall in 3A with a team score of 555. Jensen R finished the State Tournament tied for 12th, Kira A in 29th and Jaime C tied for 35th.
    This was a great effort by these girls at the State Tournament, but all through the year these three plus Senior Nicole H and Sophomore Alyssa H dominated the SPC regular season and Conference Tournament.


    Cox Mill Athletics is now beginning a studeNt athlete of the month recognition.  Please visit the Student Athlete page on the Athletics site to view the September winners.

    Sarah J competed in the Women's 3A Individual  Tennis Singles State Championships this weekend.  She finished 2nd in the State! Congratulations Sarah!

    March of dimes announces NC Youth Council Representatives

    SchoolCenter PictureCox Mill High School is proud to announce the appointment of Casey Calloway to the March of Dimes North Carolina Youth Council for the 2012-2013 school year.

    The NC Youth Council is comprised of select students who are committed to promoting, supporting and implementing youth leadership development initiatives for the March of Dimes organization.  These students were carefully screened and selected for their commitment to bringing the March of Dimes mission to students and faculty on their local campuses.  A total of 46 students were appointed to this year’s council, representing various counties throughout North Carolina.  

    The purpose of the NC Youth Council is to assist the March of Dimes in the design and implementation of programs targeted to the youth population. In addition, Council members will be involved with North Carolina service partners, advocacy and health education initiatives.

    Congratulations to Stephen L and Michael W for their recent appointment and participation on the Cabarrus County Youth Council for the 2012-2013 school year. The CCYC will be examining critical issues facing the youth of Cabarrus County and developing and proposing actions to lessen the effects of those issues within our community.

    Congrats to the Spirit of Cox Mill Marching Band.  The band finished up their competition season this past weekend at Mooresville High School.  The band placed 2nd in Class 4A, earning 1st place Drum Major and placing 7 overall for the day out of 22 bands.

    The Cox Mill Women’s Tennis Team won the South Piedmont conference tournament.  Singles players Sarah J and Taylor M placed first and second in the tournament so they have qualified for Regionals.  The doubles team of Megan Moses and Madeline Baldelli also qualified for Regionals. 

    Congratulations to the Charger Girls Golf Team who won yesterday’s Conference Tournament. The girls finished as follows:

    Jensen R – 85 – Second Place

    Kira A – 87 - Tied for Third

    Nicole H and Jaime C - 101 – Tied for Sixth

    Alyssa H - 105 – Tied for 10th

    Top 3 Team Total - 273

    All Conference Team (Six players selected overall)

    From Cox Mill: Kira A, Jensen R, Nicole H, Jaime C

    Next Monday the team will be competing in the State Regional Tournament.  Good Luck lady Chargers!!

    Congratulations to the "Spirit of Cox Mill" Marching Band.  This past weekend the marching band traveled to South Caldwell High School in Hudson NC to compete in the Spartan Cup.  The band place 2nd overall out of 11 bands for the day, earning 1st place marching band for the day and also earning a superior rating!  Great job band!!!


    September 2012

    Congrats to the"Spirit of Cox Mill" Marching Band.  The band traveled to Newberry High School in South Carolina this past weekend earning best percussion, best guard and best drum major in Class 3A.  The band placed 4th out of 10 bands for the day.  Great job band!

    Article in the Independent Tribune about foreign exchange students in Cabarrus County


    Article in the Independent Tribune about Kira


    Article in the Independent Tribune about Matt


Last Modified on June 17, 2013