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  • Odell Primary Principal Recognized

    W.R. Odell Primary School Principal Jim Helf was named a Hometown Hero by the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers on Friday, May 20th. The award is presented by the Law Office of Amanda M. Reed. Read more.

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  • CHS Holds IB Exhibition

    International Baccalaureate program students at Concord High School took time to celebrate the positive learning outcomes of their 2021-22 school year. Students in grades 10-12 demonstrated their learning outcomes at an exhibition held at the school on Tuesday, May 24th. Read more.

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  • BHES Student Wins Art Contest

    Congratulations to Samuel Burleson, a 4th grade student at Beverly Hills STEM Elementary School, whose artwork was selected as one of the winners of the 2022 NC Farm to School Art Contest. Read more.

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  • W. M. Irvin Students Hold IB Event

    Students at W.M. Irvin Elementary School are looking locally to solve global problems. Fifth grade students in the final year of the International Baccalaureate PYP program participate in a long-term research project known as the Exhibition. Read more.

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Superintendent's Message - May 3, 2022

  • John Kopicki
    Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to our awesome teachers! Thank you for your dedication and commitment to our students. You are changing lives and shaping futures every single day.
    Congratulations to Angie McClain, a kindergarten teacher at Beverly Hills STEM Elementary School, who was named 2022 Hendrick Automall Concord Mills Teacher of the Year during an event on April 13th at the Davis Theatre. You can learn more about Angie in this video.
    We are quickly approaching the end of another school year. These next weeks will be filled with a flurry of activities and events. Last week, we kicked off an interactive meeting series designed to allow parents and the public to provide feedback and input for the district’s new strategic plan. Here’s the schedule for those feedback sessions, which begin at 6 p.m.:
    • Tuesday, May 3 at Concord High School
    • Tuesday, May 10 at West Cabarrus High School
    • Thursday, May 19 at Central Cabarrus High School
    • Monday, May 23 at Cox Mill High School
    • Tuesday, May 31 at Jay M. Robinson High School
    • Thursday, June 2 at Northwest Cabarrus High School
    We also are just a few weeks away from the end-of-year testing season and to celebrating our CCS colleagues who will retire from the district at a special event on May 11th and the Class of 2022 during graduation ceremonies on May 14th for our early colleges and on June 9th, 10th, and 11th for our traditional high schools. 
    This month, we also will celebrate National School Nurse Day on May 11th. Cabarrus County Schools is grateful for our long-standing partnership with Cabarrus Health Alliance and for each of our school nurses. Their value to our school system has been immeasurable during the pandemic.
    Here’s a list of other important dates for the remainder of the school year:

    • May 10th– Planning/Staff Development Day – No School for Students
    • May 14th – Graduations for Early Colleges
    • May 17th– Planning/Staff Development Day – No School for Students 
    • May 30th– Memorial Day Holiday 
    • June 9th– Last Day of School for Students
    • June 9th, 10th, 11th– Graduations 

    Thank you for all that you’ve done this year to support our students and to ensure their safety and success.  
    Stay well,
    John Kopicki, Ed.D.