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East Lincoln High
Competition: DECA members traveled to Belmont Abbey College Dec. 8 for a regional competition. Ryan Emerine and Andres Robledo won third place in their event.
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Exchange program: Two educators from China are taking part in a China-U.S. educational exchange program. The Chinese educators will spend six months living, learning and working with their counterparts at host schools in five states. The program aims to foster collaboration and mutual learning between Chinese and American schools. The program is organized by the East-West Center's AsiaPacificEd Program.
College Financial Aid Meeting: It's never too early to start thinking about financing your child's college education. Parents are invited to attend a College Financial Aid Evening hosted by David Gelinas, senior associate dean and director of financial aid at Davidson College, 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 10 in the theater. RSVP to college counselor Stacy Allen.
Alumni Reunion: Graduates from the classes of 2009 and 2010 will return to Davidson for the Alumni Winter Reunion Jan. 4-5, which includes a visit with teachers, volleyball game and reception at North Harbor.
Admission Open House for Preschool-4th Grade: 9 a.m. Jan. 11. Seats available for children beginning at age 2. RSVP is encouraged. 704 237-5229 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 750 Jetton St., Davidson, just off I-77 Exit 30.
Pine Lake Preparatory
Open House: 2- 4 p.m. Jan. 9 Applications will be accepted online through Jan. 14, www.pinelakeprep.org. The public lottery will be held 9 a.m. March 5 on the Pine Lake campus, 104 Yellow Wood Circle, Mooresville.
2011-2012 Public Admissions Lottery: Applications for the 2011-2012 school year public lottery will close Jan. 14. One application per child. Applications must be submitted online; no paper admissions will be accepted. www.pinelakeprep.org.
Now enrolling: The independent, nonprofit school just north of Davidson in Mooresville is now enrolling for 2010-2011. Details: email@example.com or 704-895-8653.
Open house: Cannon School will host an admission open house Saturday, 1 p.m. Jan. 8 in Taylor Hall for families seeking to explore educational opportunities in grades junior kindergarten through 12. Visiting families will have an opportunity to tour the campus, speak one-on-one with parents and students about the school's academic, arts and athletics offerings, including a new varsity football program, and learn more about the admission process. Families may register to attend at www.cannonschool.org/openhouse.