If you would like to have an announcement included in School news, send your news release and any photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.Compiled by Bill KiserLangtree Charter Academy Opening: The new school, which will open for the 2013-14 school year, has named veteran educator Joan Roman as the first principal.Roman comes to Langtree from her job as middle school dean for a K-8 school in Ohio. She received most of her educational training at North Carolina colleges.After getting her bachelor’s degree in industrial design at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., Roman earned two master’s degrees – in education from Greensboro College in Greensboro, and in school administration from UNC Charlotte under the N.C. Principal Fellows Program.“Ms. Roman’s extensive background in charter schools – and her unwavering belief that every student should be given the opportunity to achieve at their highest potential – align exactly with Charter Schools USA’s goals,” Billie Miller, vice president of education for Charter Schools USA, said in a news release. “We immediately recognized that she would be a perfect fit for our new school.” Lake Norman High PTSA tech upgrade campaign: The school’s Parent-Teacher-Student Organization has launched a fundraising campaign to upgrade equipment in the school’s technology department. Details are online at http://iss.schoolwires.com//site/Default.aspx?PageID=41421. Wildcats basketball camp: June 12-15 and June 17-20, gymnasium. Open to all rising fourth- through ninth-grade boys. First three days of each week’s session will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m., the fourth day 9 a.m.-noon. Registration fee is $100 for each week, or $180 for both weeks. An additional $25 fee will be added for registering on the day of the first camp. Participants must bring their own camp wear (T-shirt, shorts, socks and sneakers), as well as a towel, a bag lunch and either their own drinks or money (drinks will be available for sale at the camp).South Iredell High Lady Vikings summer softball camp: 9 a.m.-noon July 15-17 at the school’s softball field. Open to female players age 8 to rising ninth-graders. Campers must bring their own glove, bat, cleats, batting helmet with face mask, mouthpiece and sliding attire, as well as water and any medical necessities. Signup fee is $50 per player. Camp is limited to 30 players. Registration form available at the school’s website. Information: 704-807-5123 or 704-437-0791. Lady Vikings youth basketball camp: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 29-31, main gymnasium. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Signup fee is $40 per player, or $35 per player from same family (minimum of two players). Registration forms are available at the school’s website and must be completed and returned to the school office by June 15. Summer enrichment camps: The school will host a number of four-day camps in June. Available at the school is Theatre Arts (8:30-11:30 a.m. June 17-20 for rising fourth- through sixth-graders, 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 17-20 for rising seventh- through 12th-graders). The registration fee is $15 for one course and $25 for two. Registration forms are available on the school’s website. Lakeshore Middle Summer enrichment camps: The school will host four-day camps in June including iMovie Film Camp (8:30-11:30 a.m. June 17-20, open to rising sixth- through ninth-graders), Introduction to Geocaching (12:30-3:30 p.m. June 17-20, open to rising fifth- through eighth-graders), Introduction to Chess (8:30-11:30 a.m. June 24-27, open to rising sixth- through 12th-graders), and Advanced Chess (12:30-3:30 p.m. June 24-27, open to rising sixth- through 12th-graders). The registration fee is $15 for one course and $25 for two. Registration forms are available on the school’s website.Lakeshore Elementary Summer enrichment camps: The school will host a number of four-day camps in June. Available at the school is Odyssey of the Mind (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 24-27 for rising sixth- through ninth-graders, 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 24-27 for rising third- through fifth-graders). The registration fee is $15 for one course and $25 for two. Registration forms are on the school’s website.
Wednesday, Jun. 12, 2013
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