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Mooresville Middle

State media award: Allison Long, media specialist of Mooresville Middle School, received the 2014 Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award during the N.C. Technology in Education Society’s annual conference March 5-7 in Raleigh. The purpose of this award is to identify, promote and sustain excellence in collaborative and innovative technology-based projects driven by the school library media center in support of curricular and instructional needs in elementary, middle and high schools. Long was nominated for this award because of her continued commitment to technology in education. Long has been the media specialist at Mooresville Middle School for 16 years. With the award, Mooresville Middle School’s media center received a check for $1,000.

Cheerleading tryouts: Rising seventh- and eighth-graders may try out for Mooresville Middle School cheerleading, 5-7 p.m. April 28-30 and at 3 p.m. May 2 in the Mooresville Middle gymnasium. Two squads will be formed to cheer at next year’s football and basketball games. Tryouts will consist of a clinic April 28-30 and a formal evaluation on May 2. All days of tryouts are closed sessions open only to those trying out. Participants are encouraged to attend all scheduled clinic sessions. Those trying out must have proof of a physical done within the past 365 days. Details:

Rising Seventh-grade Parent Night: 6:30 p.m. April 10, gymnasium.

Mooresville High

Writing Workshop Wednesdays: 2:45-4 p.m. April 16 and 30, Media Center. Mooresville High students can get free help with essays for school, college applications and scholarships.

Brawley Middle

Night of the Arts: 5-8:30 p.m. April 3. Admission is $1 for students, $3 for adults at the door. Pizza dinner plates will be available for $5. Raffles will be held throughout the evening.

Troutman Middle

Scholastic Book Fair: 8 a.m.-3:20 p.m. April 2 and 3 and 8-10 a.m. April 4. If total fair sales are $2,000 or more, the school will hold a Dress-Down Day.

Sherrills Ford Elementary

Kindergarten Parent Orientations: 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. April 8. Kindergarten screenings will be offered 3-5:30 p.m. April 15-16. Orientations and screenings are open to parents of children who are eligible to start school in the fall of 2014. Eligible kindergarteners must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31, 2014. To begin the registration process or register for an orientation or screening, call 828-478-2662

Bandys High

Talent show: Auditions for the third annual Bandys High Talent Show will be held starting at 3:15 p.m. April 15-16 in the Chorus Room. To sign up for an audition time, see Allison Keisler in the Chorus Room.

Senior T-shirts: The last day to order senior T-shirts is April 15. Cost is $15 for sizes XS-XL and $17 for sizes XXL-XXXL. Orders can be placed in Room 518.

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