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8601 Old Concord Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28213
Courier #: 475
P: 980-343-0030  |  F: 980-343-0034 
Principal: Toyia Matthews
LC: Southeast
Bell Schedule: 9:15 AM - 4:15 PM
Grades: K-5
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● As of Monday Oct. 11, 2021, all volunteers are welcome at CMS schools. 

● Volunteers must be registered as a CMS volunteer and receive a clearance status before volunteering. Previously registered volunteers must activate their status for the 2021-22 school year (for instructions about activating volunteer status, please email 

● All volunteers should follow CMS guidelines for health and safety, including mandatory masking and social distancing (where possible). 

● Volunteers may provide coverage during lunch time. However, families are still not permitted to have lunch with their students. 


● Visitors are defined as one-time guests who provide a service to a specific group of students (this include career speakers). 

● All visitors are welcome at CMS schools; however, visitors are still not permitted to have lunch with students. 

Parent Resource Presentations

Connect Team

Kindergarten Team

First Grade Team

Second Grade Team

Third Grade Team

Fourth Grade Team

Fifth Grade Team

Safe Return to School Video Series 

Watch the entire series using the link above, or choose from the list below. Each topic has a video in both english and spanish. 

Washing Your Hands (english)               Washing Your Hands (spanish)

Wearing a Face Covering (english)       Wearing a Face Covering (spanish)

Menu for Dorothy J Vaughan- Breakfast and Lunch

   Menu Link    Lunch Clipart Lunch Menu – Pencil And In Color Lunch Clipart Lunch with School  Lunch Menu Clipart | Solomon Lutheran School

Medication Forms for Students

Asthma Action Plan

Asthma Action Plan (Spanish)

Asthma Checklist

Diabetes Order and Care Plan

Diabetes Supply Checklist

Seizure EAP

Severe Allergy EAP

Generic EAP

Health Assessment Form

Important Information about Medication Administration

Important Information about Medication Administration (Spanish)

Medication Authorization Form

Medication Authorization Form (Spanish)

                  Remote Learning Attendance Policies


How to Join Artsonia Class Pages

Please make sure your child has joined our Artsonia Class page- either with the Artsonia App on the ipad or through the website:

Access Code:   RNWF-XZYK


Artsonia stores all of the projects your student creates in their "ePortfolio" creating a record of their growth as an artist.  You can even add artwork yourself from home with just a few simples steps:

1. In a bright spot, take a digital photograph of the artwork.

2. Sign into your Artsonia Parent account.

3. Click the tab labeled "Upload Artwork"

4. Artsonia will walk you through the upload and editing process. 

5. About 24 hours later, your child's work will be published in their portfolio!

Artsonia never deletes its published artworks so your child's work is preserved forever.

                                                      How to Use an iPad     

Students in grades K-2nd have been provided ipads to use for the 2020-2021 school year.  To help navigate this new learning platform, DJV's very own Ms. Carlough has create a video tutorial to walk parents and students step by step through the log in and navigation process. 

                                                      Ipad Navigation Video  

                                Lighting Our Way Forward  

The North Carolina State Board of Education (SBE) and Department of Public Instruction
(DPI), in consultation and response to guidelines issued by the North Carolina
Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), have developed guidance to
support public school units (PSUs) and communities in determining their plans and
strategies for reopening schools.

• Reopening Plans and Scheduling
• Student Health & Safety
• Employee Health, Safety & Support
• Social & Emotional Learning & Mental Health
• Operations:
• Facilities
• School Nutrition
• Transportation
• Before and After-School Programming
• Athletics and Extra-Curricular
• Communicating & Combating Misinformation
• Student Learning
• Instructional Planning

Families can now apply for meal benefits for the 2020-2021 school year. This applies to students who will be learning at school or from home. Approved students may also qualify for discounted fees for college applications, pay-to-play athletics, academic tests (SAT, ACT, Advanced Placement) and internet access from some providers. Also:



  • Meal prices will remain the same next year. All students will receive breakfast at no charge. Lunch prices are $2.50, pre-kindergarten; $2.75, kindergarten to eighth grade; and $3, ninth to 12th grade.

P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools website ( is in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any website accessibility concerns may be brought via the following, Email the Web Accessibility Team at WebAccessibility or Call: 980.343.0115. In compliance with Federal Law, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administers all education programs, employment activities and admissions without discrimination against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities, may be referred to the District's Title IX Coordinator at titleixcoordinator or to the Office for Civil Rights, United States Department of Education.