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Mooresville Graded Schools
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Spirit Wear: Bobcat Spirit Wear can be ordered through Sept. 17 either online at http://theonlineteamstore.com or through paper forms available in the school office. Orders will be delivered to the school.
NJROTC news: This fall, the Mooresville High NJROTC reached a record enrollment of 205 cadets. During summer vacation, the group participated in the NJROTC Sail Academy, Leadership Academy, Basic Leadership Training, Marksmanship Camp and the N.C. Highway Patrol Student Trooper Program. They also did day hikes to Crowder’s Mountain, South Mountain and Stone Mountain State Parks and participated in several community service events. The unit recently received the NJROTC Distinguished Unit Award, recognizing it as being among the top 20 percent of units nationwide. Units must set and accomplish specific goals each year to obtain this award. This is the 12th consecutive year the Mooresville High unit has received this honor.
Coddle Creek Elementary
Spirit Days: Spirit Days have been scheduled for the current school year. The Spirit Days dress-up themes for September are: Sept. 6, Plaid Day; Sept. 13, Bad Hair Day; Sept. 20, Fall Colors Day; Sept. 27, Hippie Day.
Restaurant Night: A fundraising Restaurant Night is scheduled 5-8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt, 201 S. Main St., Davidson. Coddle Creek Elementary will receive a portion of the proceeds from that night’s sales. Diners should mention when ordering that they are with Coddle Creek Elementary. 704-892-0604 or www.benjerry.com
PTO Parent Meeting: 7:30 a.m. Sept. 5
Penny Wars: The Penny Wars will be waged at Coddle Creek Elementary Sept. 8-12. Students can bring coins and bills to school during the week to deposit in each grade’s containers outside the School Store. Each penny deposited will receive one point for that grade. Silver coins and bills are worth negative points, so students can subtract points from other grades by contributing larger coins and bills into their competitors’ containers. The winning grade will receive a reward. http://coddlecreekpto.org/penny-wars.