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Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

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Compiled by Gina Smith

Mooresville Middle

Anger management classes: Mooresville Middle partners with Piedmont Mediation Services once a month to offer anger management classes to students. The next class takes place Dec. 12. To sign a student up to participate, contact J.D. Haglan at jdhaglan@mgsd.k12.nc.us, or Mary Royal at mmroyal@mgsd.k12.nc.us.

School supplies needed: The classrooms and Media Center need donations of the following items: tissues, hand sanitizer, hand-held pencil sharpeners, pencils and composition notebooks. Donations can be brought to the school.

Mooresville High

Senior projects judges: Volunteers are needed to judge senior projects 3-5 p.m. Jan. 9. Those who have not helped judge Senior Projects in the past are required to attend a one-hour training session at 2:30 or 6:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Training is recommended for all volunteers due to the use of new digital portfolios this year. Judges will view student portfolios, listen to their oral presentations and ask questions. Details: Colleen Kennedy, 704-658-2615.

Lakeshore Middle

Certifications: Teachers Kellie Radcliff and Caron Thompson both recently earned National Board Certification. Radcliff’s certification area was Early and Middle Childhood Literacy: Reading-Language Arts and Thompson’s certification area was Math: Early Adolescence.

Mount Mourne IB Middle

Staff appreciation luncheon: The Parent-Teacher-Student Organization will host the next staff appreciation luncheon on Dec. 13. Volunteers are needed to provide food. Details: www.mmptso.org

Lake Norman High

Winter clothing drive: Beta Club is collecting gently used and clean winter outerwear items including matching gloves and mittens, hats, scarves, jackets and coats through Dec. 20. Items will be donated to families in need this winter. Items can be dropped off in the main office or in room 449.

Christmas tree fundraiser: The baseball team and Booster Club are selling Christmas trees, wreaths and garland from Josh’s Farmers Market on Williamson Road, Mooresville. To shop, go to www.LNHSbaseball.com and pay using PayPal, then bring your receipt to Josh’s Farmers Market anytime during regular business hours to pick up your items. The prices are the same as buying directly from Josh’s, but all proceeds go to the baseball team and Booster Club. Josh cut trees twice each week throughout the season to guarantee freshness.

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