6200 Starhaven Drive
Charlotte, NC 28215
Courier #: 341
P: 980-343-6460  |  F: 980-343-6521 
Principal: Paula Cook
LC: Central 1
Bell Schedule: 7:15 AM - 2:15 PM
Grades: 6-12
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School Leadership Team (SLT)

Members of the School Leadership Team (SLT) are directly involved in the development and monitoring of the School Improvement Plan, and as appropriate, some of the day-to-day operations of the school.

The School Leadership Team:

  • Facilitates the development of the School Improvement Plan.
  • Uses data as the driving force to create programmatic instructional change.
  • Monitors, assesses, and amends the School Improvement Plan, as needed.
  • Advances policies and procedures that enhance achievement and meet educational, safety and parent involvement goals.
  • Facilitates communication within the Professional Learning Community.
  • Builds the capacity of the school to address parent and staff concerns.

 School Leadership Team Members

​Committee Position


​Email Address

​Date Elected

Chair (Principal)

Paula Cook

August 2020
Assistant Principal
Samantha Bauguss
August 2020
Assistant Principal
Lori Draper-Rondo
August 2020
Dean of Students
Alex Hayner
August 2020
MTSS Facilitator
Melody Lee
August 2020
Master Math Teacher
Kimberli Darling
August 2020
Chevis Anderson
August 2020
Tarlesha Boles​tarleshar.boles@cms.k12.nc.us
​August 2020
​Jasmine Dozier
​August 2020
Brandy Jackson
brandy.jackson@cms.k12.nc.usAugust 2019
Ingrid Morgan​​ingridg.morgan@cms.k12.nc.us
​August 2020
​Dominic Palmeroni
​August 2020
​Robert Patterson
​August 2019
Support Services
(7th Gr Counselor)
Donte Harris donter.harris@cms.k12.nc.us August 2019
Community Leader
Mrs. Murdock
August 2020

School Leadership Team Meetings

The School Leadership Team invites families to join our monthly meetings held on the dates listed below. In order to truly move our school forward, our principal, Mrs Cook, wants to hear from you. To join the meeting at each month, please log in to Zoom using the following link: bit.ly/joinCCAleaders

LOCATION: Virtual/Zoom



September 23, 2020


November 17, 2020


December 8, 2020



January 12, 2021


February 9, 2021


March 9, 2021


April 13, 2021


May 11, 2021



School Leadership Team Agendas


School Leadership Team Meeting Minutes

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P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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