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Compiled by Gina Smith

Mooresville Graded School District

Back to School Bash: The annual Back to School Bash will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2 at its new location on the Magnolia Campus of Mooresville High, 160 S. Magnolia St., Mooresville. The event is for children in kindergarten through 12th grade and their parents or guardians. Free school supplies, free food and free shoes will be available. In order to receive free goods, adults and students must attend together. There will also be bounce houses and music provided by K-Love 94.1. Registration is required by July 18. Hundreds of volunteers of all ages are needed. Details:

Laptop deployment: All rising fourth- through 12th-graders in Mooresville Graded School District will receive a laptop for use during the 2014-15 school year at a deployment to be held at the Mooresville High Magnolia Campus, 160 S. Magnolia St. Suggested times have been scheduled for students and parents or guardians alphabetically and based on school. I scheduled times are not convenient, families may come any time. Families with multiple children may attend deployment at the same time. All students must attend with a parent or guardian and attend a short information session. Returning students must bring their schoolissued book bag to deployment to receive their laptop. Those who do not have their book bags may not receive their laptops. New book bags cost $45. Rising fourth-grade and new students will receive a new book bag. All students must pay a $50 usage fee, which can be paid online ahead of time. A copy of the receipt can be brought to the deployment to reduce wait time. To pay online, visit

Deployment days and times are:

8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18, 19 and 20 and 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Aug. 23

Rocky River Elementary

Open house: 3-5 p.m. Aug. 21

South Elementary

Open house: 3-5 p.m. Aug. 21

Mooresville Intermediate

Open house: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21

Iredell-Statesville Schools

Open house events: Iredell-Statesville Schools has announced open-house events for the 2014-15 school year. Events are scheduled as follows:

Coddle Creek Elementary: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21

Lake Norman Elementary: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21

Lakeshore Elementary: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21

Shepherd Elementary: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21

Troutman Elementary: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 20 for kindergarteners, 3:30-6 p.m. Aug. 21 for grades one-five

Woodland Heights Elementary: 2-5 p.m. Aug. 21

Brawley Middle: 4-6 p.m. Aug. 20

Lakeshore Middle: 5-7 p.m. Aug. 20 for sixth grade, 4-6 p.m. Aug. 21 for seventh and eighth grades

Mount Mourne IB Middle: 4-7 p.m. Aug. 20

Troutman Middle: 5-7 p.m. Aug. 20 for sixth grade, 5-7 p.m. Aug. 21 for seventh and eighth grades

Lake Norman High: 3:30-5 p.m. for ninth grade, 5-7 p.m. for 10th to 12th grades, both on Aug. 21

South Iredell High: 5-7 p.m. Aug. 21

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