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Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Papa Johns donation: Papa Johns in the Charlotte area will now donate 20 percent of the incremental sales to Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools on the third Wednesday of each month. This includes sales online and in the store.
Social media pages: Hopewell High School is now on Twitter and Facebook. The schools will put up-to-the-minute information such as sports scores, club competition results, performance reviews and other information about Hopewell. Become a follower or friend today.
College process: A college guidance professional will speak on demystifying the college process. All Davidson parents and middle and upper school students are invited. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Commons. Admission is $5; Davidson parents $4; free for students.
Teacher appreciation week: This week is Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week at Davidson Day. This year's theme is "Making Memories that Last a Lifetime." Several activities are planned to help student and parents say thank you.
Six-graders honored: Science teacher Vicki Carbone and her sixth grade class were honored by the N.C. Wildlife Federation with a plaque signed by Gov. Bev Perdue. The class won one of the group's annual conservationist awards. The students won the award earlier for their work improving water quality for trout.
Nuclear Science Week: McGuire Nuclear Station will sponsor a special day for homeschoolers in honor of National Nuclear Science Week. The event aims to introduce the public to the work of nuclear professional and raise awareness of nuclear science's key benefits to the community. Duke Energy will offer hand-on activities and an interactive presentation. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. 28 McGuire Nuclear Station EnergyExplorium 13339 Hagers Ferry Road, Huntersville.
MLK Writing contest: Fifth-grader Rachel Rogers received first place in the MLK Writing Contest. Second-grader Reilly Lewis received third place. Elementary students across the county competed in the contest.
Poster contest: Bailey Middle is holding a Manga Poster Contest. Manga is Japanese for comic book. Posters are due in the Media Center Feb. 16, with the student's name written on the back of the poster. Each poster must be no smaller than 8x10.
Play rescheduled: Bailey Middle's "Big Bad" school play has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. Jan. 28 and 1 p.m. Jan. 29. Volunteers are needed.
Lake Norman High
Art show: Lake Norman Visual Art Department and Speedball Art Products will host a Student Art Show 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at the school in Mooresville. The show includes a collection of art projects from students in the form of portraits, still life drawings, imaginative paintings, ceramics, sculpture, impressionist and realist master studies. Robert Tindall, a regional pastel artist from Davidson will judge the event.