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Compiled by Cindy Stern

Covenant Day

Honors chorus: Fourth graders Jonathan Townsend, Sarah Kate Stricker and Catherine Grace Jarvie and fifth grader Wyatt Kennedy recently performed at the N.C. State Music Educators’ Conference in Winston-Salem as part of North Carolina’s Elementary Honors Chorus. The students were directed by CD teacher Mary Ann Foltz.

CMS

Academic internship: The Academic Internship Program (AIP) offers career or academic intern opportunities to CMS high school students. Contact the Career Development Coordinator at your school, call 980-343-5686 or visit www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/ci/cte/Pages/AcademicInternship.aspx

Butler High

College finances: The school will host a financial aid night for parents at 6 p.m. Jan. 23. Financial aid officers from colleges will address FAFSA filings and answer questions.

Charlotte Latin

Volleyball award: Varsity volleyball coach Suzie Pignetti was named American Volleyball Coaches Association High School National Coach of the Year. Pignetti will coach Latin’s first team All-American Eve Davis in the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match.

Charlotte Latin

Fundraising donation: Through several fundraisers, Latin students presented a check for more than $11,000 to Habitat for Humanity. The funds will be used to build a Habitat home in a joint service project with Charlotte Country Day School.

Covenant Day

Musical productions: The high school will present “Beauty and the Beast” Feb. 7-10.

Providence High

NCAA signing: Five PHS student athletes signed letters of intent Nov. 28 to play college sports: Josh Black - Furman Baseball, Kyle Darmody- Auburn Swimming, Jimmy Doolittle- Wingate Baseball, Emily Franklin - Davidson Volleyball, Parker Glaus –Limestone.

Providence High

Page program: For information on the N.C. House of Representatives page program visit: http://schoolcounselingdepartment.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/.

Myers Park

KinderMourn: In honor of David Shannon the school will host a KinderMourn 5k event at 10 a.m. Dec. 15 at the school’s Cross Country Trail. The Myers Park/Charlotte community is invited to participate. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Charlotte/5KforKinderMourn2.

Victory Christian Center School

NASA award: In a nationwide competition, the school’s Rocket Team has been awarded $3,700 from NASA to design and build a high-powered rocket for the 2013 Student Launch Initiative Project. The team will travel to Huntsville, Ala., in April to compete in a final competition.

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