Board OKs Imagine High School

“SARASOTA COUNTY – The Sarasota County School Board unanimously approved a charter school application for Imagine High School at North Port Tuesday before an appreciative crowd of about 100 students, teachers, and parents. Justin Matthews, principal of the Imagine elementary and middle schools, was thrilled with the decision, and expects to meet or exceed the […]


Education Opportunities THERE ARE NO TAGS Your Child’s Path to Learning Today children have so many choices to reach educational milestones. A streamlined approach is not the only option available for families to choose from. But for those of you that feel there could be a better fit for your child’s path to learning, please […]


Executive Director Mountain Island Charter School BIO Mr. Matthews has served as Executive Director of Mountain Island Charter School since 2013. Prior to joining the School, Mr. Matthews was a public school educator in the State of Florida for more than 15 years, holding positions as, founding Principal, Head of High School, and elementary and […]

Charter School Strategic Partners In North Carolina

ACADIA NORTHSTAR www.acadianorthstar.comKathy Davieskdavies@anscharter.com919-954-70405029 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 218, Raleigh, NC  27609 PHILIP ADKINS, ATTORNEY AT LAW www.adkinslawnc.compadkins305@gmail.com919 742 2070 / mobile i919 218 6060.192 Sheep Rock Road, Snow Camp, NC 27349 ALLIANCE EDUCATION SERVICES, INC. A not for profit charter school consulting and support services firm Offices in Florida and North CarolinaJustin Matthews, COO/ […]

Mountain Island Charter School opens for learning after wet summer

Mt. Holly, NC (WBTV) – Mountain Island Charter School was officially open for learning Wednesday. Thanks to an unusually wet summer, the school got a little bit of a late start this year. Workers spent the summer trying to complete phase one of construction at the school’s new location, but Mother Nature kept getting in […]

Gaston County kindergarten enrollment down

Less kindergartners are attending Gaston County Schools this school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and steady decline of enrollment in the last few years. Gaston County Schools recently reported a 16% drop this school year from last in the number of students enrolled in kindergarten. Ahead of the 2019-20 school year, 2,160 students were signed […]

UNC Recruiting: Week of February 7th

It’s Friday! Celebrate with a good ol’ blast of early-2010’s nostalgia, if you like. But there’s also sports to cover, and specifically, UNC recruiting, which has been expectedly quiet since football’s second signing day at the beginning of February. Of course, not much is going on in the world of basketball recruiting since the basketball season […]

Meet UNC’s Signing Class of 2021 – UPDATED

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Mack Brown’s North Carolina program-building process continues with the class of 2021. Coming off an Orange Bowl berth, the Tar Heels have totaled 19 signees that comprise the nation’s No. 14-ranked recruiting class. “We’ve got is the second-smallest class, meaning number of signees, in the top-15. So we’re very proud that you […]