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Hopewell High School
Senior Exit Project: The senior exit project presentations have been rescheduled for 7:30 a.m.- noon May 17, 18, 19 and 21. Parents are needed to judge senior presentations during this week. Contact email@example.com.
North Mecklenburg High School
Project Judging: All senior exit project judging is 7-2:15 p.m. April 26 -30 with breakfast provided by the PTSA and lunch provided by Culinary Arts. Training is mandatory this year. New and experienced judges must attend training this year. Training begins promptly at 7:20 a.m. Contact Liz Rhines, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake Norman Charter High School
Junior prom: The junior prom will be 7 p.m.-midnight May 21 in the Palmer Pavilion of the Birkdale Golf Club. Only juniors who attend LNCS are invited to prom; however, juniors are allowed to invite one guest who is another LNCS student (9th or 10th grades included) or someone outside of LNCS.
Davidson Day School
International dinner: The Foreign Language Department will host a Spanish and French Dinner at 6 p.m. April 29. To prepare, students from grades 5-12 will learn about restaurant food and how to place and take orders. They will make menus and decorations as well as perform songs and shows for entertainment. Students may need parents to assist them once they have decided on the food they will serve. Cover charge for the restaurant is one nonperishable food item, which will be donated to a local charity.
Photo class for parents: Another CLICK Photo Class for Adults is scheduled from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. May 6. Davidson Day photography teacher Paul Cotter will discuss your photos and give feedback. Bring your camera, your questions, and a few of your photos. Cost is $25 per class, or $20 for school faculty and staff. Details and PDF registration form can be found at www.davidsonday.net/~newsletter/04_16_10.
College tour: Southeast College Tours is offering a bus tour for students now in 9th through 11th grades to visit several N.C. colleges at the end of June. Cost is $215. Details: email@example.com.
Lincoln County student loans
Rotary loans: The Lincoln County Rotary offers low-interest student loans to residents of Lincoln County. Students must graduate from high school with a "C" average and maintain a GPA of 2.0 while in college to maintain eligibility. Students must also be enrolled full time. Applications must be postmarked by May 1. Details: www.rotarylinc.org/index.php/is-a-rotary-loan-right
Forming PTSA: The organizational meeting for the Hough High PTSA will be in the media center at Bailey Middle School 6:30 pm. April 26. During this meeting, you can become a member, bylaws will be approved and officers for next year will be elected. If you are interested in an elected leadership position, would like to serve as a committee chair, or you'd like to nominate someone, contact Tammy Smith, 704-806-2111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bailey Road Middle School
2009-2010 Bailey yearbook: Yearbooks cost $18 and may be ordered by calling Jostens at 866-282-1516 through April 30.
VIC Card: Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to the Bailey PTA (CODE 6083), and a percentage of your purchases will be credited to the school.
JM Alexander Middle School
Yearbook ordering: Parents and students can still purchase yearbooks. The online service is shut down, but you can send a check/cash made out to J.M. Alexander PTA with a note in the memo field that it's for the yearbook. The only book that can be ordered at this time is the "Cooper" for $20.
Blythe Elementary School
Safety Town: This one-week program for children entering kindergarten in August 2010 teaches life-saving lessons on strangers, traffic, fire, pedestrians, guns, poisons, drugs, playground, bus and bicycle safety. The child-sized town includes working traffic lights, miniature street signs (stop, pedestrian crossing, railroad crossing, etc.), crosswalks and eight little buildings representing Huntersville. 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. June 14-17 or June 21-24. All Sessions will be held at Blythe Elementary School. Details: E-mail Sgt. Tom Seifert at email@example.com. Applications posted on the Police Department's website, www.huntersvillepd.org and must be delivered to the Police Department in person. $50 fee includes T-shirt, class photo, bicycle helmet, daily snacks and drinks. Make checks payable to Town of Huntersville. Huntersville residents only.