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Mooresville Graded School District
Fundraiser: A 5K/10K race “Running with the Blue Devils” will be held Nov. 5 to support Mooresville High School athletics. For information or to sign up, please go to https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Mooresville/RunningWithTheBlueDevils. If you have questions, email Tim Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Promotions: South Elementary assistant principal Ayana Robinson was appointed as the new Mooresville Middle School principal.
The Board of Education also approved an administrative transfer for Hollis Baker who will be moving from Mooresville Middle School as assistant principal to South Elementary where she will be assistant principal.
Moving on: Shepherd Principal Julia Stikeleather has retired. West Iredell High Principal Todd Holden was named superintendent of Ashe County Schools. South Iredell High Principal Aron Gabriel was named assistant superintendent of Newton-Conover City Schools.
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
Board Of Trustees: Robert S. Misenheimer, former mayor of Kannapolis, has been reappointed to the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory.
Misenheimer has served on the College’s Board since 2008. His term will run through 2020. He currently serves on the building and grounds, institutional advancement & legislature and personnel committees of the Board.
Misenheimer served as mayor of Kannapolis from 2005 through 2013, and was elected to five-consecutive terms on the Kannapolis City Council from 1989 to 2005. He is also a retired educator. From 1980 to 1993, he worked as a high school and middle school principal in the Cabarrus County School District. From 1957 to 1980, he served as a teacher, assistant principal and principal in the Kannapolis School District.
Student leader: Shakia Simpson of Charlotte, associate in general education, is among the2016-17 Rowan-Cabarrus Student Ambassadors.
The Rowan-Cabarrus Student Ambassador Program is a group of outstanding students who are selected to represent the College in multiple capacities. Student ambassadors reach out to prospective students, conduct campus tours, participate in and help promote various college events and assist with the successful transition of new students to the campus.
Davidson Day School
Coffees with the Head of School: Parents can sign up to meet the new head of school, Latta Baucom, on Sept. 21, Oct. 16 and 17. Choose one of these days to drop in and chat with Baucom, 8:35-9:05 a.m.; register online.
Fall Festival: The festival will be held 1-4 p.m. Sept. 24 and there will be something for everyone: arts and crafts, slides, bounce houses, tug of war, face painting, food trucks and more. The festival is held at the school, 750 Jetton St., Davidson.
Volunteers are needed. The event will need many volunteers to make it successful. If you are interested, please email Fall Festival chairman Christy Krug at email@example.com.