Send your school news to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.comCompiled by Gina SmithCornelius Elementary PTO membership drive: The Parent Teacher Organization membership drive resulted in 188 new families joining this fall. Winners of the pizza party in the membership drive competition were Mr. Rosebrook’s second-grade class in the K-2 category with 100 percent participation.In the grade 3-5 category, there was a tie between Mrs. Hefner’s third-grade class and Mrs. Reader’s fourth-grade class. Cyber Robotics Team: Members of the 2013-14 Cyber Robotics Team include fourth-graders Emily Guerry, Nicholas Parrott and Megan Wentz, and fifth-graders Ayush Bodhale, Landon Edge, Reilly McDowell, Alexis McNeilis and Paige Siggins. This year’s Robotics Team theme is “Nature’s Fury.” Competitions will be held in November, March and April.J.V. Washam Elementary Fall Book Fair: Volunteers are needed for the Fall Book Fair to be held Nov. 3-8. No experience is necessary. To sign up for decorating, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/8050944ACAF2B0-decorating. To sign up for set up, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/8050944ACAF2B0-book1. To volunteer for the Loose Change Drive, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/8050944ACAF2B0-loose. Local businesses that would like to donate something for the Book Fair raffle baskets should contact Tiffany Haines at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details: Mari Kirchner at email@example.com.Bailey Middle School Veterans Day program: Bailey Middle will host its annual Veterans Day program at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 8. The event is open to any local veterans. The Hough High ROTC will perform the presentation of the flag and a rifle drill. Bailey Middle chorus and dance students will also perform. Snacks will be provided. Veterans who plan to attend or have a student at Bailey they would like to accompany should RSVP to Teresa Lester at Teresa.firstname.lastname@example.org. The email should mention the Veterans Day program in the subject line.Hough High Homecoming Week events: The Hough High Homecoming Week is Oct. 21-26. Events will include: • Powder Puff football game between junior and senior girls: 7 p.m. Oct. 22 followed by the annual Car Smash. Admission to the Powder Puff game is free. Cost for the Car Smash is $1 per hit. • Pep rally and parade: 1 p.m. Oct. 25. Parents and other attendees can sit on the visitors’ side of the football field, with parking in the grassing parking lot across from student parking. • Homecoming game against West Charlotte High: 7 p.m. Oct. 25. The halftime show will feature the Marching Huskies and the Homecoming Court.• Homecoming Dance: 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26 in the gymnasium. Soft-soled shoes are required. The theme is “Shipwrecked.” Tickets and shirts go on sale Oct. 17 during lunch and are $5. North Mecklenburg High Debate team results: Thirty members of the debate and speech team attended a tournament at Pinecrest High on Sat. 28, placing ninth out of 26 schools. The Public Forum debate team of Austin Holmes and Joseph Chen placed second in the junior varsity division. Sarah Kerman and Kailyn Price both placed fifth in varsity Student Congress in their respective chambers. June Yom, Emma Boraks, Mary Jane Builes and Jason Kerman placed first, third, fifth and sixth respectively in novice Oral Interpretation. Antonio Rivera placed fifth and Kennedy Parkins placed sixth place in varsity Oral Interpretation. The team is scheduled to participate in tournaments at Bob Jones Academy in Greenville, S.C. on Oct. 20 and Irmo High in Columbia on Oct. 26.Cannon School Winter Basketball Clinic: Head basketball coach Ché Roth will offer his second annual Winter Basketball Clinic Series 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays monthly Nov. 16-Mar. 8 in the gymnasium at Cannon School. The clinics are open to boys and girls of all skill levels ages 5 through 12. Registration is $150 and covers all five clinics. Students who register before the first clinic will also receive a T-shirt and a basketball. Preregistration is required. Details: www.cannonschool.org/sportsclinics.SouthLake Christian Academy Volunteer project: On Sept. 26, 19 fifth-grade students from SouthLake Christian spent the day at East Lincoln Christian Ministry in Denver cleaning and organizing the ministry’s facility. The students straightened shelves, located and organized empty hangers, clothes and bags of donations. East Lincoln Christian Ministry is a Christian organization that identifies, researches and supports charitable services available to the citizens of East Lincoln County.
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013
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