Lifting His Name Up

Allie McCreary, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Three days full of friends, lots of great food, sugar comas, and class pride…what could be better? Windy Gap is definitely the highlight of the year for the majority of CCS students for these reasons. But, there’s something else that makes Windy Gap such a life-changing experience. There’s something else that makes Windy Gap so special: the worship.   Charlotte Christian is a school that’s unique for many reasons. The...

Serving Beyond Boundaries

Sara Shepherd, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2017

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” – Galatians 5:13   Over the summer, sophomore Foard Scott lived out this verse. He travelled to a small village called Shandia in Ecuador with the goal of spreading love and happiness along with aiding to improve the lives of the residents there. He wanted t...

Taking On a Moondance Adventure

Shae Whittle, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

When summer started, everyone most likely planned out the perfect summer which included crazy activities and adventures. Sadly, most of our summer goals did not go exactly as planned. Instead of spending nights around bonfires and making memories, some of us decided to make memories with our Netflix accounts. While some of our summer nights were spent sleeping, sleeping, and more sleeping, Elinor Langdon spent two weeks of...

New Year, New Faces

Blake Preston, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

There are many new faces walking through the halls of Charlotte Christian this year - and they're not all students! If you're hoping to get to know any of the new teachers a little better, just continue reading!   Ms. Tiara Butler: This is now Ms. Butler’s 3rd year working at Charlotte Christian, but most know her as Coach T. She is a coach for the Track and Field program, and previously worked for the ath...

Spring Choir Concert!

Madi Mull, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

On April 19th, the Upper School Choir had a spring concert, consisting of a variety of songs. The songs ranged from Pentatonix to the Broadway production of Hamilton! Congratulations to all of the participants, as well as Mrs. Goley and Mr. Bear for their guidance and the endless hours they put into making it a success!

NC Thespians Festival

Maya Cauthen, Fine Arts Editor

March 28, 2017

After an impressive showcase at Cita, Charlotte Christian’s Act 1 team travelled to Greensboro to compete at the North Carolina Thespians Festival. The whole team brought their A game with a performance of a play titled Murder by 10. Aside from their group effort, a number of the participants received individual awards for their small group and solo performances. The winners are as follows: A great number of our high...

Healing The Divide

Maya Cauthen, Fine Arts Editor

March 9, 2017

On February 23, 2017, Charlotte Christian had its very first Black History Month chapel where the school celebrated the accomplishments of African Americans over the years in this country. The chapel was organized by Victoria Johnson and Dallas Thomley with the help of their creative team, Kiara Cornelius, Kayla Knight, Gerlea Patton, Sydney Scott, Phoebe Son, Brooklyn Williams, Kai Young, LJ Brown, Austin Glover, Austin Israel,...

1,000 Points!

Madi Mull, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

The Charlotte Christian Lancer would like to formally congratulate senior Rob Peterson for scoring 1,000 points over his entire basketball career! On February 7, Rob was honored prior to his last home game against Charlotte Latin High School, coincidentally on senior night. We are so proud of you, Rob!

Results From the National Art and Writing Competition

February 8, 2017

The awards are out from the National Art and Writing competition and our visual arts students blew the competition out of the water. With several gold key and silver key awards and a plethora of honorable mentions, CCS stole the show with their immense talent. All of these individuals created original pieces of artwork or portfolios that caught the eyes of the judges amongst the other entries within their state. They will...

Scholastic Writing

Sara Shepherd, Staff writer

January 31, 2017

Many of the Charlotte Christian students have incredible proficiency in the written arts. Students from all over submitted work to one of the most prestigious writing competitions for grades 7-12, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Not only did students from our school enter the competition, they also received national recognition and awards for pieces they submitted. Congratulations, Knights!   The following stude...

A Trip Through Time

Maya Cauthen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

On Monday, Dr. Headley and Mr. Hoff’s group took a trip back in time to the 1960s where 4 college students stood up against injustice by going to eat at a lunch counter in Greensboro. It was mind blowing for the students to be able to step back in time to view life in the 60s. The museum also showcased the perils of African Americans living in the US during the 20th century. It brought tears to everyone’s eyes to see how...

Knights At The Next Level

Sara Shepherd, Staff writer

November 14, 2016

Signing day is always a very exciting time for our school. While we will dearly miss these seniors next year, there are so many reasons to celebrate sending them off to play college athletics. On November 9, six seniors signed away the next four years of their lives to amazing schools. Congratulations on making your dreams come true!   Andrew Durden (baseball) – Presbyterian College Drew Donathan (basebal...

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