Send your school-related news to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.Compiled by Gina SmithJ.M. Alexander Middle Scholars of the Month: The Scholars of the Month for September are: Michael Sell, sixth grade; Gemini Kerns, seventh grade; Peitra Knight, eighth grade; and Jaelyn Bennett, Learner Profile, Caring. The honorees received lunch at Marco’s Pizza lunch with school administrators. Health Room donations: The Health Room is seeking donations of the following items: First-aid kits, sanitary napkins, Band-Aids, juice, crackers and clothing. Items can be dropped off at the front office during school hours. Barnette Elementary Fall Festival: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 11. Open to the public. The event will feature vendors, inflatables, deejay music, carnival games and more. Volunteers are needed. Details: http://barnettepta.weebly.com/.Hough Homecoming Dance items: Donations of paint, steamers, chicken wire, newspaper, zip ties, Elmer’s Glue and all-purpose flour are needed to create decorations for the Homecoming Dance on Oct. 26. Donations should be brought by Oct. 9 to the school’s front office to the attention of Vickie Waddell. Other items, including Christmas lights, drinks and snacks are also needed, but can be brought to the school on the day of the dance. For a list of needed items and to sign up to make a donation, go to: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/70A0C4FA4A628A46-homecoming. Husky Fan Zone: A pregame Husky Fan Zone party will be held before the football game against J.M. Robinson High 4:30-6:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the school. Admission will be free for most activities. A food and drinks tent featuring samples from local restaurants will be available for a small admission fee. The Athletic Booster Club will provide popcorn and drinks. www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/879411-hough-booster-club.North Mecklenburg Annual Barbecue: The Parent-Teacher-Student Association will host the 35th Annual North Mecklenburg High School Barbecue 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the school. Take out will be available 11 a.m.-7 p.m., with seating available 5-7 p.m. Delivery is available 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Details and preorders: http://nmhs-ptsa.cmswiki.wikispaces.net/BBQ.J.V. Washam Elementary Yearbook team: Adult volunteers are needed to help create this year’s yearbook. Details: Debra Bralley at Debra.email@example.com. Fall Book Fair: The Fall Book Fair will be held Nov. 3-8 on campus. Volunteers are needed to decorate for the sale, stock and operate registers, work at the Family Event on Nov. 3, and collect change during the Loose Change Drive. Donations of items from local businesses are needed for the raffle. To donate raffle items, contact Tiffany at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details about volunteering: Mari Kirchner at Tmkirchner1@hotmail.comLincoln Charter Track Attack: The 10th Annual Track Attack fundraiser will be held on Oct. 4 at the Denver campus. Activities will include a half-mile Fun Run/Walk around the track, a five-kilometer Trail Run, games, music and dancing with Carolina Panthers’ mascot Sir Purr. The Trail Run is open to the public and will take place in the morning before the other activities. Money raised from the event will help the school upgrade student laptops and meet other technology needs. Details: email@example.com.SouthLake Christian Academy Reading Oasis Book Fair: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 5 and 7 and 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 6 and 8. Early-bird shopping will be available 7-8 a.m. Nov. 6 for students accompanied by parents. Teacher wish lists will be available. Details: Page Abernethy at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fall Festival: 2:30-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the school. Rain date is Oct. 25. Donations are needed of small toys and two-liter bottles of soft drinks for the booths. Items can be dropped off at collection baskets in the lower school and the middle school in the teacher workroom. Sponsorships and donations of themed gift baskets, gift certificates and more are needed for the silent auction by Oct. 14. Deadline for sponsorships is Oct. 11. Deadline for advance tickets is Oct. 4. Details and tickets: www.southlakechristian.org/images/pdf/school_newsletters/SE_Sep_20.pdf.
Saturday, Sep. 28, 2013
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