Do you want an item included in School news? Email your news to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.Compiled by Gina SmithBradley Middle Big South 5K Road Race: Bradley Middle School’s athletics program will be one of the recipients of proceeds from the third annual Big South 5K Road Race, to be held at 8 a.m. Oct. 20 at the Blakeney Shopping Center, 9870 Rea Road, Charlotte. The race coincides with the annual Blakeney Shopping Center Boo! Bash that starts at 10 a.m. that day. Online registration is open at www.bigsouth5k.com. The entry fee is $20 for runners preregistered by Oct. 12 and $25 after Oct. 12. Sign-up is also available at 7 a.m. the day of the race. Non-runners can support the event, and a specific school by signing up as a “phantom runner” for $20. Runners and phantom runners who register in advance will receive T-shirts. The race will feature a finish line party of awards, music, food, games, vendors and giveaways leading up to the start of the Boo! Bash. Follow Big South 5K on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BigSouth5KRoad Race. Supporters must write “Bradley Middle School” in the “Middle School Preference” line on the registration form for Bradley to receive the proceeds. Davidson Elementary Chiquita Classic Golf Tournament: Davidson Elementary Parent Teacher Organization will receive a portion of the proceeds from tickets sales for the Chiquita Classic Golf Tournament, to be held Sept. 2-8 at River Run Country Club in Davidson. The Chiquita Classic is the second of four tournaments in the new Web.com Tour Finals, which will determine the 50 players who will earn PGA Tour playing privileges for the 2013-14 season. The Golf Channel will broadcast tournament coverage from Thursday’s opening round to the trophy and $1 million purse presentation on Sunday. Good Any Day general admission tickets are $15 and valid for any one day of competition. A four-pack of general admission tickets are $45, including one free admission. Youth ages 14 and younger are admitted free with a ticketed adult. During the tournament, Davidson Elementary will receive bonus money for each Davidson Elementary ticket buyer who attends the event. For details and tickets go to www.chiquitaclassic.com. Select “Davidson Elementary School PTO” as the designated charity when buying tickets.Hough High New principal: Laura Rosenbach became the new principal of Hough High School on July 1. Rosenbach met school staff, parents and students on July 9 at the school. Rosenbach previously served as the principal at Bradley Middle School and was an interim principal and assistant principal at Mallard Creek High School. She began her career at Vance High as a social studies teacher and also was an assistant principal intern there. Rosenbach holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Davidson College in Davidson as well as a master’s degree in school administration and a doctorate in education from UNC Charlotte. Summer hours: Hough switched to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Summer Schedule on June 17. The school is now open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and closed on Fridays through Aug. 19. Address changes: Student addresses must be kept current for families to receive class assignment letters in August. Address changes must be done in person 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday with the registrar in the Student Services office. Proper documentation is required. North Mecklenburg High Debate honors: North Mecklenburg High sophomore Abhishek Kulgod placed fifth in extemporaneous debate during the National Forensic League Speech and Debate National Championships in Birmingham, Ala., June 16-21. The team of four, accompanied by head coach Christopher Rocca and assistant coach Dyanna Sorvillo, competed with more than 5,000 high school students from across the country. Abhishek and senior Irfan Mekic participated in public forum debate and senior Colleen Watson and junior Camara Hill took part in original oratory. Colleen and Camara made it to the elimination rounds with Camara making it to octafinals, or top 60, and Colleen reaching quarterfinals, or top 30. In addition, the League recognized Rocca as a Diamond Coach for his expertise in debate coaching and teaching. Each Diamond designation represents more than 2,000 student speech performances or debates over five or more years. Rocca received his second diamond.
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