|Caleb Sherman--1st place in Pencil Art|
Ellie Sweezy--1st place in Chemistry
Matthew Noles--1st place in Social Studies, Division 2
Nicole Wolf--1st place in Spanish, Division 1
Katie Purello--2nd place in Acrylic Painting
Alex Matthew--2nd place in Science, Division 2
Ryan Thurston--2nd place in Math, Division 1
Emily Lopez--3rd place in Biology
Miriam Okonkwo--3rd place in English, Division 1
Evann Wu--3rd place in Social Studies, Division 1
After nearly a year of learning and preparation, 39 student teams are ready to put their LEGO robots to the test in the fourth annual RoboGaston event presented by Gaston County Schools. The elementary and middle school First Lego League (FLL) Robotics teams will compete Saturday, March 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at East Gaston High School.
Local middle and high school students and their families are invited to learn about opportunities that await them beyond graduation during the fourth annual College and Career Expo. The event is Saturday, March 7 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Eastridge Mall in Gastonia.
The Board of Education has approved a series of recommendations related to plans for new schools in Gaston County. The recommendations include building a new elementary school in west Gastonia and a new middle school in Stanley; establishing a new elementary school magnet program at Hawks Nest Intermediate School; and appointing a task force to study options for a new Career and Technical Education (CTE) high school.
Months of research, strategizing and some big bets paid off for a team of students at Highland School of Technology, who recently beat out nearly 1,000 other teams in the state to earn second place in the Fall 2014 Stock Market Game sponsored by the North Carolina Council on Economic Education.
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM College and Career Expo
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Charlotte National College Fair