If you would like to have an announcement included in School news, send your news release and any photos to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.Gina SmithBarnette Elementary Volunteer opportunity: The Parent-Teacher Association seeks a certified public accountant to donate time to review the association’s books from the 2012-13 school year. The review is due Aug. 31. For requirements of the review, visit http://barnettepta.weebly.com/. To volunteer, contact Amy Kullman, firstname.lastname@example.org.Cornelius Elementary “Popsicles on the Playground”: Rising kindergartners and their families are invited to a “Popsicles on the Playground” social mixer 4-5 p.m. Aug. 22 on the playground in front of the school. The Parent-Teacher Organization executive board will be available to answer questions. Kindergarten graduate families are also encouraged to attend to welcome new families. Details: Allison Labovits, email@example.com. Kindergarten Cougar Breakfast: 8:15-9:45 a.m., cafeteria. Parents are invited to have breakfast and learn about a typical kindergarten day. Volunteers are needed. Details: Allison Labovits, firstname.lastname@example.org.Davidson Elementary Grounds beautification: 10 a.m. Aug. 20. Individuals and community groups are needed to help weed, prune and beautify the school grounds. Check-in is in front of the school. Lemonade and water provided. Volunteers may bring pruning shears, trash and yard waste bags, edgers, weed trimmers, blowers and gloves. Details: Angie Phillips, email@example.com. Back-to-school picnic: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 25, around the school athletic track. The event will feature bounce houses, face painting and Boosterthon deejays. Popcorn, water and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream will be for sale; a portion of sales will go to the Parent-Teacher Organization. Volunteers are needed. Details: Val Watson, firstname.lastname@example.org. “Boo Hoo Breakfast”: 8:45-9:30 a.m. Aug. 30, cafeteria. For kindergarten parents. Parent-Teacher Organization board of directors members will be available to answer questions. Committee chairs: The Parent-Teacher Organization needs volunteers to serve as chairmen or chairwomen for its International Artfest, PTO Too and Public Relations committees. Details: Shelley Suter Notte, email@example.com.Francis Bradley Middle Open house: 2-3:30 p.m. for seventh- and eighth-graders; 4-5:30 p.m. for sixth-graders; both on Aug. 21. Students and parents can meet teachers and receive their full class schedules. Those who ordered school supply packs can pick them up during their time slot in the gymnasium. Fall sports signups: Seventh- and eighth-graders can sign up for volleyball, cheerleading, softball, golf and football 8:45-9:15 a.m. Aug. 28, 29 and 30 in the main hallway outside the Health Room. Health screenings, concussion forms and insurance forms are due to the Athletics office by 4 p.m. Aug. 30. Forms are available at http://bradleymavericksathletics.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/. Tryouts will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 3-4. Athletic health screening: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 29, gymnasium. Cost is $20 in cash or check made payable to “Bradley Athletic Boosters.” All paperwork must be completed before the physical. This will be the only health screening offered at Bradley during the school year. Hough High Open house: 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 23. Open to all students and parents. Members of the Parent-Teacher-Student Association will be available to answer questions. The Hough Spirit Store will be open.
Monday, Aug. 19, 2013
Lake Norman school news
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