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John Motley Morehead Stem Academy
A CMS K-8 Magnet School
School Information:
7810 Neal Road
Charlotte, NC 28262
Courier # 429
P: 980-343-5775 | F: 980-343-5781
Principal: Kevin Woods
LC: West Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:45 AM - 3:45 PM
Grades: K-8
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We the students at Morehead STEM Academy are part of a Global Community. As part of this community, we know that all things are connected. We know that our actions today will affect our tomorrow. With hard work we will achieve.
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Current Calendar Events
Apr 9 - 26MAP Testing
Apr 278th Grade A&T College Tour
Apr 278th Grade Trip to TIAA
May 44th Quarter Awards
May 188th Grade Social
May 21SLT Meeting
Jun 68th Grade Celebration/Cookout
Jun 78th Grade Promotion Ceremony at Elevation @ 9am
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5th Grade STEM Fair Winner


We would like to congratulate Jordan White, from Mr. Rigsby’s 5th grade class, who received Honorable Mention in the State Science Fair this past Saturday, March 24th. He is very excited and is already thinking about how he can improve his project for next year!



Third Grade Winners

First Place: Austin Bowens

Second Place:Cameo Smart

Third Place: Elijah Davis

Fourth Grade Winners

First Place: Kennedy McGuire

Second Place:Stephon Scott

Third Place:Savannah Multrie

Fifth Grade Winners

First Place: Jordan White

Second Place: Izabella Ntim

Third Place: Kyle Hampton

Sixth Grade Winners

First Place: Lisa Duong

Second Place: Chandler Stone-Davis

Third Place: Sai Mudigonda

Seventh Grade Winners

First Place: Donovan Napier

Second Place:  Kaylah Narcisse

Third Place: Yona Parsons

Eighth Grade Winners

First Place: Nolan Witt

Second Place: Andrew Powell

Third Place: Emonie Robbs



The Scholastic Art Competition 2018

Established in 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s largest, longest-running, most prestigious visual and literary arts program recognizing creative accomplishments of students in grades 7–12. It is a symbol of excellence that can bolster resumes, college applications, and scholarship applications. All National Medalists earn a place on the National Medalist recipient list. Selected works will be featured in the National Catalog, The Best Teen Writing anthology, and the Art.Write.Now exhibition program. 

The Scholastic art competition begins at the regional level. Gold key winners go on to compete at the National level! Gold key art will be displayed at Spirit Square. Silver key art will be displayed at the Mint Museum. Stay tuned: National winners will be announced March 13, 2018!

Here are our Artists in Order of Pictures: Phoenix Scott- The Phoenix(Gold Key Winner); Kennedy Ingram- Yin & Yang(Silver Key Winner); Johnny Lopez- Wearable Art(Silver Key Winner); Charles Beaver- Memories Floating In Darkness(Gold Key Winner); Annora Streible- Dancing Adornment(Honorable Mention); Ahnesti Marsh- The Richest Color(Honorable Mention); Karla Hernandez Perez- Organic Illumination(Honorable Mention)

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Mint Museum Trip 2017

We had an amazing time touring the Mint Museum, learning how artists utilize STEM concepts in the creation of their work.

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​​Kids Cook with Heart 

Kids Cook with Heart culinary program provided our middle school students with key skills to grow into healthy adults. Kids Cook with Heart is designed to foster life skills in advocacy, leadership, responsibility and teamwork while promoting healthy lifestyles for youth.


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​Scholastc Art & Writing Award


We are pleased to announce that Makayla Forde, an 8th grade student at Morehead STEM Academy, has earned national recognition in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2017.   She has been identified by panels of creative professionals as one of the most talented young artists in the nation. This year, more than 330,000 works of art and writing were submitted. Less than 1% were recognized at the national level. Students were invited to attend a ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall on Thursday, June 8.  Congratulations Makayla, Morehead STEM is very proud of you!

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 Morehead STEM Transportation:

We will not accept transportation changes after 2:00 p.m.

Early dismissals will not be allowed after 3:00 p.m.

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