Send your school announcements and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.Compiled by Gina SmithBailey Middle Tutor Crew volunteers: Bailey Middle School is seeking volunteers to tutor students one-on-one and in small groups to work on reading and writing skills. Tutors can meet with students during their lunch hour 12:15-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. For details contact Cindy Forlidasat 980-253-0428or firstname.lastname@example.org.Cannon First-grade information session: The Cannon School will host an information session for parents of rising first-graders at 10 a.m. Dec. 6 on the school’s campus at 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. Cannon School Head of Lower School Michelle Alexander will explain the school’s teaching philosophy and curriculum. Preregistration is encouraged. To register, visit www.cannonschool.org/openhouse. Davidson Elementary Mathapalooza: Davidson Elementary third-grade “mathletes” received recognition in four events at the Mathapalooza competition sponsored by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools on Nov. 3. The team of Tess Palmer, Ella Watt, Drew Adams, Julian Rizo and Brooke Van Epps took first place in the team competition, in which students analyzed a situation and solved mathematical problems within a limited time frame. Andrew Kryshtalowych placed fifth in the individual word problem competition, and the team of Ryan Harris, Laura Porter and Finley Heller placed third in the team building/hands-on exploration session, in which students worked as a team to build a structure. The team of Brooke Van Epps, Drew Adams and Ella Watt placed fifth in the same category.Hough High Volunteer judges: Volunteers are needed to judge the school’s 2013 Graduate Senior Project presentations. Judges will be paired with a school faculty member to evaluate each senior’s presentation. Judging will take place 7 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Dec. 10-14 at the school, 12420 Bailey Road, Cornelius. For details or to volunteer, contact Jeanmarie Adams at email@example.com. Wreath and swag sale: The orchestra is selling wreaths, swags and candle wreaths to raise money for the Booster Club. All items are made fresh in Sugar Mountain. Orders will arrive no later than Dec. 6. To order, contact any orchestra student, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-305-7856. Lincoln Charter Yard and craft sale: The Lincoln Charter School women’s soccer program is holding a yard and craft sale 8 a.m.-noon Dec. 1 in the school parking lot at 7834 Galway Lane, Denver. Booth spaces are $20 each. To reserve a spot, send an email to SportsBoosters@lincolncharter.org by Nov. 28.SouthLake Christian 5K Fun Run: The academy will hold its first 5K Fun Run/Walk For Missions Outreach starting at 8:45 a.m. Feb. 23. The entry fee is $30 before Jan. 31 and $35 before Feb. 9. Advance registration is required. To register, visit www.queencitytiming.com, click on “Events Calendar” and search for “First Annual SouthLake 5K.” For details, visit www.southlakeeagles.org/sportsnews/771-southlake-5k-fun-run-coming-soon.html. Proceeds go to SouthLake’s Missions Outreach community service program.
Friday, Nov. 23, 2012
Davidson Elementary third-graders who participated in the recent Mathapalooza competition included, from left, front: Finley Heller, Tess Palmer, Ryan Harris, Brooke Van Epps, Laura Porter; center, teacher Katie Tedone and Julian Rizo; from left, back, Andrew Kryshtalowych, Drew Adams and Ella Watt. COURTESY OF LAURA ADAMS