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12202 Hambright Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
Courier #: 442
P: 980-343-5770  |  F: 980-343-5766 
Principal: Felisa Simpson
LC: North Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Grades: K-5
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Our Awesome Men In Blythe and Teacher Volunteers Performing Community Service at Allensboro Elementary

 

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Thank You To All Who Participated In and Supported the

'Run T.O.O. Overcome' Event! 

Such a Wonderful Way to Help Enrich the School Experience for All Exceptional Children!

 

Mrs. Mahan, Mrs. Hazelip, Ms. Fairgrieve, Mrs. Goins, Mrs. Springhetti

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Carowinds Fun for Our Fabulous Fifth Graders!

 

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Congratulations to Our Very Own Mrs. Revak for Being One of the Seven Finalists for the CMS Teacher of the Year Award!

What a distinguished honor to have made it into the "Top 7", given there are over 9,000 teachers in the CMS district!  Please help us congratulate Mrs. Revak on this most deserved achievement!

 

Click on the link below to watch the video clip of Mrs. Revak being interviewed live on Fox 46's Good Day Charlotte show: 

Fox 46 - Good Day Charlotte - CMS Finalists

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Two of Our IB Caring Cardinals Taking Action!

Juliana Bezer and Carter May set up a stand in their neighborhood and sold lemonade and baked goods to raise money for the 'Jump Rope for Heart' campaign!  Their efforts raised $106, which they are donating to the American Heart Society! 

Awesome job, Juliana and Carter - we are very proud of you and the example you are setting!

 

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Congratulations Are In Order For Mrs. Revak Again!

Mrs. Revak was surprised with a visit from Dr. Dawn Robinson, Executive Director of the North Learning Community, on April 2nd and presented with the Teacher of the Year award for CMS' North Zone!  She is now one of nine teachers in the running for Teacher of the Year of the entire CMS District!  Please help us congratulate Mrs. Revak on another wonderful accomplishment! 

  

 

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The Blythe Garden Project Was a Huge Success!

Spearheaded by our Plant & Share Club leader, Mrs. Raymond, the building and installation of garden beds was a huge success!  A special thank you to Leah Chester-Davis and our incredible partner, Davidson Presbyterian College Church, along with Ritchie Farms & Sawmill and Earth Farm Organics, for the materials and labor contributed.  Many thanks to all of the staff, students, parents, and volunteers who helped make this possible. How exciting this will be for our students in the Plant & Share Club! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ms. Itzhaki Supporting the MDA!

 

 

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Tacky Day 2015

Ms. Glover and Mrs. Himes showing off their tacky sides!

 

 

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Mrs. Shetler and the Blythe Chess Club at Endhaven Elementary, preparing for their upcoming tournament at West Charlotte High on February 21st.  The students had fun scrimmaging with students from three other schools.  Good luck Blythe! 

 

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Please Join Us in Congratulating our 2014-2015 Teacher Assistant of the Year...Mrs. Michelle Springhetti!

We are so very thankful for the continuous dedication and support Mrs. Springhetti provides to the entire staff and student body at Blythe!  This award is well deserved. 

Thank you for all you do, Mrs. Springhetti!  Congratulations!

  

  

 

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Announcing our 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year...

Mrs. Michelle Revak!

Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Revak on this most deserved award!  Her dedication and passion for helping Blythe's students is evidenced each day in her Science class, each week in her Engineering Club, and even each year in Alabama when she takes her students to NASA's Space Camp. 

Thank you for all you do, Mrs. Revak!  Congratulations!

 

 

 

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Hats Off to Mrs. Revak and Blythe's Engineering Club!

Mrs. Revak, our incredible Science teacher, was the recipient of a $4,700 grant from the Charlotte Hornets for her innovative ideas!  The funds will support a field trip to the NASA Space Camp for more than 65 students participating in Blythe Elementary’s Engineering Club.   She was honored at the Hornets basketball game on January 24th.  Please help us congratulate her and her contributions to our school!

 

 

CMS Superintendent, Ann Clark, Mrs. Revak, and CMS Chairperson, Mary McCray

 

 

 To read the entire story, please see the following link:

http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/News/Pages/TenCMSteachersreceivemorethan$30,000ingrants.aspx

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Blythe Fab Families -

Here are just a few of our fabulous Blythe employees with their

Blythe children! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Blythe 5th Graders Spreading the Holiday Cheer by

Caroling at our Local Walmart

 

 

Jill Swain - Huntersville Mayor; Lori Blackshear - Store Manager of our Community Partner, Walmart; and Principal Itzhaki, supporting our carolers and celebrating the season!

 

 

Girls on the Run...Having FUN!

Our Awesome Fall 2014 Girls on the Run Team

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Nichols' First Grade Class Demonstrating their "Caring" Traits by Making Sandwiches for the Soup Kitchen, Angels & Sparrows, in Huntersville.  They Made Ham and Cheese Sandwiches and Completed Each Bag with a Hershey's Kiss for Dessert!

Way to Go, Class!  Such a Remarkable Thing to Do, Especially During the Holiday Season!

 

 

  

The Blythe Spanish Club Members Exemplifying the IB Character Trait of "Caring" -

Their Community Service Project of Helping the Elders at Huntersville Oaks This Holiday Season!

 

 

Congratulations to our 2014-2015 Spelling Bee Winner...

JAKE HOGG from Mrs. Swicegood's 4th Grade Class! 

Way to go, Jake!!!

  Pictured left to right - Mrs. Acquisto, Jake Hogg, Mrs. Shetler, Mrs. Mobley 

And congratulations to our Runner-Up, Aria Perry, from Mrs. Vasudev's Class!

Awesome Job, Aria!

 

 

Meet Our Assistant Principal for the Day...Mr. Cameron McDonald! 

Mr. McDonald won this exciting opportunity from the Autumn Fest Celebration. 

What a great time he had taking on the roles of Ms. Allen and Ms. Hager!

 

 

A HUGE Thank You to the Awesome Newell Rubbermaid Volunteers Who Dedicated Their Time to Leveling Our Books!

 

 

 

 

 

Blythe (and our beautiful sunrise) Goes PINK to Support Breast Cancer Awareness!     

                

 

 

 

 

Our Excited Blythe Students Get Books From the Hornets Book Bus!

A HUGE Thank You to Our Wonderful Friends,

The Charlotte Hornets and Lowe's!    

  

 

 

 

School Year 2013-2014

BLYTHE IS RADIANT RED IN SUPPORT OF EDUCATION!

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO SUE HIMES!!

Our 2014 Teacher Assistant of the Year!!

 

 

 

One of our own 5th grade students, Mongai Fankam, takes on Washington, DC!! 

Mongai visited Senator Coons who chairs the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs.  They discussed her initiative, "No Backpack Day" and how it can be spread to other schools.

 

 

 

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Blythe Cardinals have something to "tweet" about!  Mongai Fankam, a  5th grade student, is in the news to talk about her initiative, "No Backpack Day"!  Please click on the link below to see the video.

http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/Charlotte-student-takes-her-No-backpack-initiative-to-DC-258181211.html 

http://charlotte.twcnews.com/content/search/707413/cms-student-lauches-nationwide-campaign-to-donate-backpacks-to-kids-in-africa

 

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR BLYTHE TEAM WHO WON 3RD PLACE IN THE FIRE AND SAFETY BOWL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!!  WOO-HOO!!!

 

   

 

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR BLYTHE TEAM FOR BEING THE 2014 HUMAN CHESS CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!!  THIS IS THEIR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW!!!   Blythe Elementary won the Human Chess Tournament April 29th at Cornelius Elementary.  The three captains, Bobby Murray-Gramlich, Nicolas Ragone, and Armondo Ortiz, led the Blythe team to victory.

 

 

 

 

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR OWN MRS. REVAK FOR BEING SELECTED AS A FINALIST FOR THE PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS STEM SUPERSTAR TEACHER!!!

 

Please click on the link below to see Mrs. Revak's finalist video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-Z0M04x9Jg

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Congratulations to Blythe on receiving the GOLD Sustainable School Stewardship Award!  Jo Burton proudly accepts the award on our school's behalf.

 

 

 

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Check out our PHOTO GALLERY for pictures of INTERNATIONAL WEEK!!! 

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BLYTHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS AWARDED

SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE!

Please click on the link below for details.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/03/06/4745923/15-cms-schools-win-national-magnet.html#.Uxjm-XMo7qA

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...AND OUR 2014 TEACHER OF THE YEAR IS...

AMANDA CONDE

CONGRATULATIONS, MS. CONDE!!!!

    

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Blythe Elementary shows their Panther pride!  Go Carolina Panthers!

 

 

 

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NEW SECURITY SYSTEM!! - TO ALL VISITORS COMING ON CAMPUS AT BLYTHE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL...

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is in the process of installing a new security system which will require all visitors to provide a valid state-issued photo ID.  This new security protocol is effective immediately so please be prepared to present your ID anytime you visit the school campus.

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 Mrs. Raymond's Class Goes to Fuel Pizza

 

 

 

 

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5th grade teachers show their skills at our Pre-EOG Pep Rally!

 

 

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2014 International Week

 

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The IB Team is hard at work while visiting Paw Creek Elementary School.

 

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"Shamrocks for a Cure" was a huge success!  This year our cardinals raised over $2500.00 for the MDA program.  We are so appreciative of the generosity of our students.  Tyler and his family extend their thanks to all who helped with this campaign.

 

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Congratulations to Sara Thompson who won the Chick-Fil-A @ Davis Lake essay writing contest!  Her prize was 50 free chick-fil-a sandwiches which she generously gave away to some after school tutoring students!  Thank you, Sara, for being so caring!

 

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Our Blythe pride is showing!!....even after running in the Run T.O.O. Overcome Race in March!

 

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Blythe welcomes Mr. John Wendel, WCNC meteorologist.

 

 

 

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Singing "Baby, It's Cold Outside" is helping Ms. Morris keep warm during her morning duty! 

 

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Blythe had a wonderful Veterans Day Celebration last Friday, Nov.  8th to honor and pay tribute to our community veterans.  Principal Johanson also welcomed Dr. Alvin Brennan and Mayor Jill Swain as well as veteran Charles Sheard.  Blythe is very thankful to our veterans for their sacrifice and service to our country.

 

 

   

Our students paying tribute by saluting the veterans.

 

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Blythe families enjoy the Scholastic Book Fair. 

 

Reading is an oasis of fun!

 

 

 

 

 

IT'S A READING OASIS! 

School Year 2012-2013 

 

Ms. Johanson and Ms. Crompton received Blythe's Magnet School of Distinction plaque presented at the Magnet Schools of Americas held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Blythe was one of twenty magnet schools in CMS recognized with this distinction.

 

 

Girls on the Run clubs members participated in the Girls on the Run 5K.

 

 

 

The Scholastic Spring Book Fair goal of parents, students, staff and community members purchasing 3000 books was reached! Look for the BOGO fair at the end of May!

 

 

 

 

Parents, Staff and Community Volunteers donated 39 life-saving pints to the American Red Cross during Blythe's Spring Blood Drive!  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Blythe celebrates its first International Week!

 

Thank you Hands on Charlotte for helping with our Beautification Project. You did a "beautiful" job! 

 

 

 

 

Musical Minds participants traded in their practice violins for real ones! Thank you Davidson United Methodist Church and Davidson Violins for your contributions!

 

 

 2012-2013 Science Fair Overall 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade winners!

 

 Blythe celebrates Dr. Seuss's 109th birthday with the Read for Life program sponsored by the PTA and the sharing of a favorite book. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

 

 

 Dr. Staint Jean shares dental health with our Kindergarten students. Thank you for sharing your time and knowledge with our students. 

 

 

Arts and Science Council presented "Gems: The World's Wisdom Stories"

 

 

 

It's TACKY DAY - a Fabulous Friday in February at Blythe! 

 

 

It's TWIN DAY at Blythe - a Fabulous Friday in February!

 

 Congratulations to Blythe's 2012-2013 Teacher Assistant of the Year!

 

Reading Buddies enjoying a good book! 

 

 

  

Celebrating the 100th day of the school year! 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. contest winner 

 

 

 

  

Blythe celebrates Hands on Charlotte. Thank you for your service. 

 

 

Happy Birthday, Mrs. Johanson!

 

 

Winter Ceremony "Do the Right Thing" finalist!

 

IB Inservice - Bethesda, Maryland, 2012

 

 

 Blythe students enjoy the Musical Minds program.

 

 Blythe's Annual Blood Drive was a success with 47 donated units and 11 new bone marrow registrations! A BIG thank you goes out to the community!

 

Participating in Kids' Voting at Blythe...and the winner is??????

 

Blythe's Yearbook Staff hard at work! 

 

 Thank you, Radiant Life church for a delicious breakfast!

 

 

 

 

Dr. Morrison visits Blythe. 

 

 Thank you to Hunterville's Volunteer Fire Department. 

 

 

Thank you, Class of 2012, for the beautiful mural in the lobby. You will always be remembered! 

 

 

 

The mural is complete. Thank you Ms. King and helpers!

 

Welcome to Blythe, Nina! 

 

 

 

 

 

Collecting School Supplies for the Children of Cameroon!

 

International Day at Blythe!

 

 

"Dressing Old" Day at Blythe!

 

 

 100 Books Read and Loved!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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