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Proctors needed: Central Cabarrus is in need of proctors for first semester testing which will be coming up after winter break. Proctors are responsible for assisting exam administrators in distributing testing materials and ensuring test integrity. Proctors will be needed for Exams scheduled for Jan. 12-15 and Jan. 19 and 20 at 7 a.m. If you are available to assist any of these days, please contact Hope Ringley, testing coordinator, at 704.786.0125 Ext 7154 or email@example.com.
Book club: The Trojan Book Club, which is open to students and teachers, will meet every month through June. The club will meet Feb. 4, March 4, April 1, May 6 and June 3. Visit nchsbookclub.pbworks.com for more information.
Proctors needed: Hickory Ridge needs proctors for exams on Jan. 12-15. Proctors are responsible for assisting test administrators in state End-of-Course and Vocats exams by distributing and collecting test materials along with monitoring students during the exam. Proctors are needed from 7 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. If you would like to help by proctoring on one or more days, please contact the testing coordinator, Ronda Hartsell, at 704-454-6575 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cox Mill High School
Help students: The Academic Booster Club is made up of dedicated parents and community members who believe in the power of academics to transform lives. The purpose of the clubs is to motivate students to do their best and recognize their achievements. ABC membership makes a difference. The club relies on annual memberships to fund much of its activities. Your tax-deductible donation is welcome any time during the year. If you would like to join, obtain a membership form from the school and mail it with a $10 check made payable to: CMHS-Academic Booster Club, 1355 Cox Mill Rd., Concord, NC 28027.
Forest Park Elementary
Food, toy and towel drive: The students in Mrs. Leah Grasty's second grade class at Forest Park Elementary sponsored a food, toy and towel drive for the Humane Society of Cabarrus County. Students collected clean, used towels, canned pet food and toys for the dogs and cats who live at the animal shelter. The students made posters, commercials, and room to room announcements to get the word around the school. They placed plastic bins around the school for people to donate the needed items. The class also sold book marks and pencils to students and staff and raised $170.
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
Open house: Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is hosting an open house for students on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Representatives from the offices of admissions, financial aid, the registrar and faculty from each program will be available. Cabarrus College offers associate degree programs in medical assistant, nursing, occupational therapy assistant, surgical technology and associate in science. Baccalaureate completion programs are offered in health services leadership and management, medical imaging, and nursing. Continuing education courses are also available. To ensure consideration for the Fall 2010 semester an application and all supporting materials should be submitted by March 1. The application for admission and other enrollment information are available online at www.cabarruscollege.edu. For information contact the Cabarrus College of Health Sciences Office of Admissions, 704-403-1556.