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Charlotte Jewish Day
Dance Theater host: The school will host the N.C. Dance Theater in its performance of “Stories in Motion” Feb. 6. The educational performances will be held at the Levine Jewish Community Center and will include excerpts from “The Nutcracker,” “Snow White” and “Peter Pan” and contemporary African, Afro-Cuban and Latin works.
Naval Academy appointment: Ryan Manion has been awarded an Appointment to the Naval Academy. The senior was also recognized as a finalist for the Dynamic Sports Fund College Scholarship and the Bronko Nagurski HS Defensive Player of the Year Award by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and was awarded the South Charlotte Sports Report/Dyanmic Performance Sports Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Myers Park High
Volunteer proctors: The school needs volunteer proctors for EOC tests Jan. 17-18. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Theater volunteers: Adults are needed to help with the design and construction of the set, scenery and technical elements for the spring musical, “Once Upon A Mattress.” Email email@example.com for information.
Scholarship deadline: Applications are being accepted for the $2,000 Kasie Capling Memorial Scholarship awarded to a Mecklenburg County high school senior who has been accepted as a STEM major for the fall 2013 semester at an accredited college or university. The application deadline is March 15.
Spring internships: The deadline for CMS spring internships has been extended to Jan. 18. Apply online: www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/ci/cte/Pages/AcademicInternship.aspx.
BASF challenge: BASF Corp.’s 2012-2013 You Be The Chemist Challenge is open to fifth to eighth grade students. The competition engages students in chemistry discoveries and concepts and safety awareness tips. Registration deadline is Jan. 31. Details at www.chemed.org. Contact Stephanie Carouthers at Stephanie.Carouthers@basf.com or 704-587-8207.
Open house: The school will hold an open house at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 for prospective students and families. Details at www.charlottechristian.com or 704-366-5657, ext.6510.
Community House Middle
College finance workshop: The school will host an informational workshop for elementary and middle school parents about options for college planning at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12. For details, contact Amy Jurusik at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register at: www.cms.k12.nc.us/parents/ParentUniv/Pages/default.aspx
Beach volleyball: After watching the 2012 Summer Olympics, students Austin Cunningham, Zach James, Ethan Gordon, Ethan Levine, John Johnson, and Joey Rebol started the process for a Beach Volleyball Club at East Meck. With the necessary school approvals and a donation from Lowe’s for court construction costs already obtained, the club will be recognized on completion of a court. Currently team members are practicing at a nearby court.
Coach award: Butler Football Head Coach Brian Hales was named the Xenith National Coach-of-the-Year at the Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio.
Varsity Linebacker: Butler varsity football linebacker Peter Kalambayi played in the Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio Jan. 5.
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