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South Mecklenburg High School
South Mecklenburg High School
(founded 1959) is a public secondary school located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is part of the Charlotte
Charlotte
Mecklenburg School District. Locally it is known as "South Meck". Its mascot is the Sabre
Sabre
and the school colors are red, black, and white. It is accredited as the largest high school in North Carolina.

Contents

1 Faculty 2 Academic programs and services 3 Athletics 4 Notable alumni 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Faculty[edit] Several South Meck teachers and counselors hold National Board Certification, with many more working towards certification. The faculty teacher pages can be found on South Meck High School's web page. Academic programs and services[edit] Listed below are the Academic Programs and Services that South Mecklenburg High School provides:

Advanced Placement Advanced Studies & Talent Development Arts Education ASEP AVID Career and Technical Education Child Nutrition Services Co-Curricular Activities Driver's Education English Language Learner Services Enhancing Education Through Technology EETT Exceptional Children Extended Learning Programs Gifted Graduation Project Graphic Production Center Horizons International Baccalaureate (IB) International Center JROTC Literacy Magnet Programs Parent University Pre-Kindergarten School Counseling Services School Psychology Services Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Student Assistance Student Discipline and Behavior Support Student Services Talent Development & Advanced Studies Title I Transportation

Athletics[edit] The South Mecklenburg Sabre's are affiliated with the NCHSAA and compete in the 4A division, which is North Carolina's highest classification. Currently South Meck is in the So. Meck 8 4A League conference. Throughout the years South Meck has produced many State Championship teams, as well as Individual State Champion athletes. Below are sports that South Meck has to offer for its students.

Football Cross Country Cheerleading Men's/Women's Soccer Men's/Women's Swimming & Diving Men's/Women's Basketball Men's/Women's Tennis Men's/Women's Track & Field Indoor and Outdoor Men's/Women's Golf Men's/Women's Lacrosse Volleyball Wrestling Baseball Softball Rugby

Notable alumni[edit]

Ricky Berens, member of the 2008 US Olympic swim team, World record holding Gold medal 4x200 relay team Joy Cheek, professional basketball player Stu Cole, retired major league baseball player, played with the Kansas City Royals in the 1990s Walter Davis, retired NBA player and member of the 1976 Olympic basketball team, coached by David G. Price Bobby Jones, retired NBA player and member of the 1972 Olympic basketball team, coached by David G. Price David Mims, professional American football player Roman Phifer, retired NFL linebacker, member of three Super Bowl championship teams Patrick D. Cannon, former Mayor of Charlotte
Charlotte
(who was found guilty of corruption charges in 2014 and subsequently sentenced to 44 months in federal prison for accepting bribes) Enya Flack, actor, movies (Nutty Professor II: The Klumps) and television (Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Malcolm & Eddie, Ally McBeal, Black Scorpion, Days of Our Lives) Anthony Hamilton (musician), Singer, songwriter Nick Byrd (musician), The Lonely Biscuits James Willems, Internet Personality, Rooster Teeth John Hoogenakker, actor, television (Jack Ryan (TV series), Chicago Fire (TV series), Empire (2015 TV series), Bud Light "Dilly Dilly" King) Jenn Lyon, actress, television (Army Wives (TV series), Louie (TV series), Justified (TV series), Saint George (TV series), Claws (TV series)

See also[edit]

List of high schools in North Carolina

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Official website South Mecklenburg School Report Card

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

High schools

Ardrey Kell Berry Academy Butler East Meck Garinger Harding Hopewell Hough Independence Mallard Creek Myers Park North Meck Northwest Olympic Providence Rocky River South Meck Vance West Charlotte West Meck

Alternative and Exceptional schools

Metro School Morgan Derita Hawthorne Midwood Morningside at Graham

List of public schools in Charlotte, NC

Coordinates: 35°06′35″N 80°51′36″W / 35.1095898°N 80.8600725°W / 35.10

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