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Tuesday, May. 06, 2014

School news

From left, Charlotte Checkers Mascot Chubby Checker, Leigh Northrup, Anthony Muraca, Hope Springate and Darius Robinson are presented with a check during the April 10 Checkers game. Cannon School students and faculty sold tickets to the game to raise money to send Darius to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.

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Mooresville Graded School District

East Mooresville Intermediate

Talent show: 6:30 p.m. June 10. Auditions will take place May 20-22. students interested in participating should pick up a participation form from the music room.

Warrior Challenge: The Warrior Challenge Family Fun Festival and Mud Run will be held 6 p.m. May 16 at East Mooresville Intermediate. The race is a 1-mile loop around the school with mud and obstacles that require balance and agility. The festival will include carnival games, live music, a photo booth, food sales and more. Admission is $10 per person and includes carnival games. Ages 3 and younger are free. Proceeds will go to remodeling the classrooms and to buy student incentives. Tickets are available in the front office. Details:

Mooresville High

Senior Projects: Senior Projects will be presented 3-5 p.m. May 21. Volunteers are needed to judge the projects. Details:

Summer school: Mooresville High School Summer School will be conducted June 16-27 at the Main Campus. Courses will be offered depending on student needs. Details:

Lake Norman Elementary

Used book sale: The Parent Teacher Organization will hold a used book sale May 12-16. Donations of gently used juvenile and adult-themed books, CDs and DVDs are being accepted through May 9. Donations can be dropped off in the collection boxes in the front lobby of the school. Volunteers are needed to help with sales. Details:

PTO meeting: The Parent Teacher Organization will hold a general meeting at 7:30 p.m. May 15. The new PTO board members will be elected and plans for next year will be discussed. The meeting is open to all.

Brawley Middle

Brawley Closet: Donations of dress-code approved gently used clothing for students is needed for the Brawley Closet. Donations can be dropped off in the front office. The Closet is open for shopping 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

Troutman Middle

Spring Dance: The chorus is holding a Spring Dance for students 6-8 p.m. May 9, cafeteria. Admission is $5. Concessions will be sold.

Cannon School

Special Olympics fundraiser: Cannon School’s middle school students and faculty sold tickets to the April 10 Charlotte Checkers hockey game raise money to send Cabarrus County’s Darius Robinson to the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games, to be held June 14-21 in Princeton, New Jersey. The effort raised $3,455 – enough to pay for Darius’ trip. Darius competed in the Cabarrus County Spring Games on April 9 in cycling. He is the only athlete from Cabarrus County to be selected to compete in the national games. Cannon eighth-grader Brooke de Gorter and sixth-grader Lucas Kabasakalian were the top two students in ticket sales. They were rewarded with a ride on the Zamboni machine at the Checkers game.

Music camp: Cannon School’s Camp Cannon will offer Youth Rock Orchestra Music Camp 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays June 28-Aug. 1 at the school’s campus on Poplar Tent Road in Concord. The camp is designed for rising seventh- to 12th-graders with at least one year of experience studying violin, viola, cello or string bass. Students must have their own acoustic instruments and can also bring electric bowed instruments.

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