Selfies & School Supplies: July 28 – August 15

Selfies & School Supplies: July 28 – August 15

CHEC has teamed up with Discovery Place Kids, Duke Energy & Birkdale Village to ensure that Huntersville elementary school children has a #coolbts. You can help raise money for your school or win a prize for yourself by participating in these fun events! Selfies & Supplies Donate supplies (pencils, crayons, washable markers, colored pencils, erasers, … Continue reading

Community Book Drive!

Community Book Drive!

Show your support for local schools by participating in our Community Book Drive! Classroom libraries are the primary source of books for students to read on a day-to-day basis.   School libraries and literacy labs receive (limited) government funding, but classroom libraries are cultivated solely by teachers. Teachers in our local elementary, middle and high … Continue reading

MeckEd brings their Community Conversation to Huntersville Oct. 10th.

MeckEd brings their Community Conversation to Huntersville Oct. 10th.

Join us for an informative discussion about public education issues in and around District One, which covers Northern Mecklenburg County.  Learn about the growth in charter schools in this area and hear about the changes to public education funding in North Carolina.  Panelists include Board of Education member Rhonda Lennon, County Commissioner Karen Bentley and … Continue reading

Tennis Ball Drive!

Tennis Ball Drive!

Many of our schools have simple needs that this community can easily meet.  Let’s start with something easy: Did you know that our schools are able to dramatically reduce classroom noise and damage to floors by attaching used tennis balls to the feet of chairs and desks?  All they need are the tennis balls.  This … Continue reading

Proctors Needed!

Proctors Needed!

Whether you are a seasoned volunteer or are looking for a way to get started, proctoring is a great way to serve.  Serving as a proctor is a simple and structured way to support our students.  Every school needs proctors so pick one and sign up today! Test proctors are responsible for helping teachers maintain … Continue reading

Congratulations Destination Success Recipients!

Congratulations Destination Success Recipients!

  CHEC is thrilled to announce the resurgence of Mayor Swain’s Destination Success Program!  Please join us in congratulating the most recent recipients: Juan from J.V. Washam Elementary Grant from Long Creek Elementary Kaderion from Huntersville Elementary Brian & Philip Randolph from Torrence Creek Elementary Jada from Bradley Middle Taylor from Hopewell High Craig from … Continue reading

Get Involved!

Get Involved!

The Community of Huntersville Education Collaborative (CHEC) members have been working tirelessly to assess our community’s needs and assets. Through this journey, we have identified four areas of focus: Community Engagement, Strategic Partnerships, Career Readiness & creation of a Common-Core aligned Speaker’s Bureau. The common theme within these four areas is simple: we need people. … Continue reading

Introducing CHEC

Introducing CHEC

At their July 16th Town Board meeting, Huntersville Commissioners adopted bylaws for the creation of the Community of Huntersville Education Collaborative (CHEC). The Community of Huntersville Education Collaborative (CHEC) is established for the purpose of developing collaboration among community entities to enhance educational opportunities for Huntersville public school students. If you would like to get … Continue reading