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8040 Strawberry Lane
Charlotte, NC 28277
Courier #: 537
P: 980-343-3670  |  F: 980-343-3725 
Principal: Lisa Bailes
LC: South
Bell Schedule: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Grades: 6-8
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School Improvement Team (SIT)

Members of the School Improvement Team (SIT) 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.

To see the current and archived School Improvement Plan and to view agenda and minutes of our School Leadership Team meetings, please go to  The access codes are the following:

User name:  GuestS16831
Password:  GuestS16831

2022-2023 School Improvement Team Members:

Lisa Bailes - Principal

Andre Plaisance -Assisstant Principal

Kimberly Ivey - Teacher Assistant

Christy Hair - Parent

Steve Jensen - Parent

Catherine Laurenzi - Parent

Whitney Matthews - School Counselor

Chris Piccone - Teacher

Giada Pozzo - Teacher

Ryan Rearick - Parent

Katie Slattery - Teacher

Francesca Totty - Parent

Reyna Watson - Parent

Karen Webb - Parent

Kim Young - Dean of Students

2022-2023 School Leadership Team Meeting Schedule

 Monday, September 19

Monday, October 9

Monday, November 13

Monday, December 12

Monday, January 9

Monday, February 13

Monday, March 13

Monday, April 24

All meetings will begin at 4 pm in the South Charlotte Middle School Media Center.

If you have any questions about school policies, procedures or ideas for school improvements, the School Leadership Team (SLT) welcomes your feedback and inquiries.
P.O. Box 30035
Charlotte, NC 28230-0035
Phone: 980-343-3000
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