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Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014

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Compiled by Gina Smith

J.V. Washam Elementary

School tours: School tours will be offered 10 a.m. July 9 and 23 and Aug. 6 starting in the front office.

Winding Springs Elementary

Open house: 2-4 p.m. Aug. 22

Bailey Middle School

Open house events: The sixth-grade Bronco Roundups Open House will be held 9-11 a.m. for families with last names beginning with A-F, noon-2 p.m. for families with last names beginning with G-M and 3-5 p.m. for families with last names beginning with N-Z, all on Aug. 20. An open house for seventh- and eighth-graders will be held 3-6 p.m. Aug. 21.

Hough High

PTSA scholarships: At the school Awards Ceremony on May 20, the Hough PTSA presented college scholarships to six Huskies based on their advocacy, leadership and community service. The recipients are: Elisabeth Hayes, $1,500; Emily Buckner, $1,000; Emily Reader, $1,000; Alec Landry, $500; Courtney Sheets, $500; Matthew Newman, $500.

Student support fund: Bailey’s Glen retirement community recently established a $5,000 fund to support Hough students in need. The fund is supported by the Bailey’s Glen builder Southcreek Homes and Bailey’s Glen. The money will be available to help with fees associated with classes such as art and band, college application fees, clothing, school supplies and other necessities.

Host families: The Council on International Educational Exchange is seeking host families in Charlotte and the surrounding counties for international high school students arriving in August. Participating families can choose to host students for five or 10 months. For details, contact Trish Hasty at 704-661-4765 or t.hasty@hotmail.com

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