Cabarrus County Schools
Governor's School nominees: Thirty-nine high school students from the Cabarrus County School System have been nominated for possible selection to attend the Governor's Schools of North Carolina, a summer program for academically and intellectually gifted high school students. The nominated students are listed below by area of study and high school. Mathematics: Evan Dunbar (NCHS), Steven Porson (HRHS), Vishal Mehta (NCHS), Andrew Messier (JMRHS); Natural Science: Joanna Ramirez (CHS), Alexandra Bijowski (CCHS), Susanna Dysart (MPHS), Bryson Goolsby (CHS), Joshua Sheetz (HRHS), Jordan Brooker (CMHS); Social Science: Roxanne Rosario (CMHS), Kelsey McAlarney (JMRHS), Christopher Ramsay (JMRHS); French: Katherine Barnett (CHS), Tammy Nguyen (CMHS), Carys Gilbert (HRHS); Spanish: Kathryn Brown (CHS); Art: Jamison Kies (JMRHS), Allison Martin (CHS), Morgan Harvey (CHS), Mitchell Harris (CHS), Andrew Takla (CHS), Kayli Rideout (CHS); Drama: Kathryn Crawford(JMRHS), Morgan Britton (HRHS), Jennie Mayfield (CHS), Spencer Kiessling (MPHS), Kathryn Morris (MPHS), Nathan Levin (NCHS); Limited Choral Music: Jamie Taylor (CHS); Unlimited Choral Music: Patrick Moore (JMRHS); Limited Instrumental Music: Dylan Ward (HRHS), Elizabeth Salerno (CMHS), Brian Bethea (NCHS), McIver Mullins (JMRHS); Unlimited Instrumental Music: Kaitlin Falleni (CHS), Kyle Goggins (CMHS), Joseph DeChristina (CHS), DeAngelo Smotherson (NCHS). Nominations will be submitted to the NCDPI, and a statewide committee will meet to select the students. Criteria for selection will include grades, test scores and teacher recommendation. Students will audition in order to be selected in the area of performing and visual arts. The six-week program is open to rising North Carolina high school juniors and seniors. It is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically able high school students in the nation.
Pizza night: The Northwest Cabarrus Bible Teaching Association is holding a pizza fundraiser. The fundraiser is held at CiCi's Pizza in Cloverleaf Plaza the second Monday of each month from 4-9 p.m. After you pay for your pizza, place your receipt in the bucket by the register marked "Northwest Cabarrus Bible Teaching Association." CiCi's will tally the total amount and donate 10 percent to the NCBTA each month.
Children playing sports: Cannon School invites parents of elementary school-age children from throughout the Charlotte region to its Concord campus on Dec. 14 to explore the benefits of playing multiple sports and the dangers of specialization. The "Young Children and Sports" event takes place in Foundation Hall beginning at 7 p.m. and is open to the public. Additional details about this event and an RSVP form can be found at www.cannonschool.org/speakersseries.
Jay M. Robinson
Flapjack fundraiser: Support Robinson's chorus at their Flapjack Fundraiser. This event will be held at the Applebee's at Concord Mills on Dec. 12, 7 a.m. - 10 a.m. The ticket price is $7.
Poinsettia sale: The horticulture department is selling holiday poinsettias. Prices include foil and bow. The money raised from the sale of plants goes back into the horticulture program. Churches and other organizations can contact Mrs. Abigail Carriker at firstname.lastname@example.org for volume discounts. Last day to order is Dec. 15. Pickup times are between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. in room 802.
Peter Pan: The CCS Upper School theater class is pleased to present the "real" Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie Dec. 10 and Dec. 12. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. and general admission tickets will be available at the door for $3 and $1 for children 12 and under. The show runs about one hour and 45 minutes including an intermission with concessions. Come see Peter and Wendy, Captain Hook and Smee, Tiger Lily and Tinker Bell and the rest of the beloved characters as you are transported to Never Land and back.