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Compiled by Gina Smith

A.T. Allen Elementary

Retirement: Principal Hilda Batts will retire from A.T. Allen Elementary and Cabarrus County Schools at the end of July. Batts has worked at A.T. Allen since 1992 and became the school’s principal in 2006. She will be replaced by Sue Nash who has served as assistant principal of instruction at A.T. Allen for the past five years.

Boger Elementary

Spirit Night: The PTO will host a fundraiser 3-8 p.m. July 21 at the Chick-fil-A at Afton Ridge, 6061 Bayfield Parkway, Concord. A percentage of the sales from customers who tell the cashier they are with Boger Elementary will be donated to the school.

C.C. Griffin Middle

Youth Basketball Camp: Youth Basketball Camp for boys and girls will be offered July 27-20 in the C.C. Griffin Middle School gym. Camp for rising first- through third-graders will be held 9:30-11:45 a.m. and a camp for rising fourth- through sixth-graders will be held 12:45-3 p.m. The cost is $40. For details, visit

Harris Road Middle

Summer B-4-6 Camp: A camp will be held 8:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 12 for rising sixth-graders attending Harris Road Middle. Parents drop off students beginning at 8:25 a.m. in the bus parking lot circle, and students will enter through the gym. Staff will greet children outside the gym, so parents need not come inside. Pick up begins at 11:25 a.m.

Mount Pleasant Middle

Tiger Tennis Camp: Tiger Tennis Camp for rising ninth-graders takes place 8:30-11:30 a.m. July 27-29 on the Mount Pleasant High School tennis courts. Cost is $40. Details are available at

Media Center hours: The Media Center will be open for students to check out materials 8-10 a.m. July 29. Additional hours may be offered in August. Visit for updates.

Northwest Cabarrus High

Freshmen transition camp: A camp for rising freshmen for the 2015-2016 school year will be held 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 6 in the gym. Updated schedules will be distributed, and students will be able to tour the school, find their classrooms, meet staff and upperclassmen and learn about athletics, clubs and activities. Free transportation is available. Registration is required. Register at 7zrQ-ky1GBKlrIy9thJIv3g7gkrEOvD7lEChBNg/viewform.

Kannapolis City Schools

New dress-code policy: The Kannapolis City Board of Education updated the School Uniform Dress Code (Policy 6050) on June 29 to modify some rules and clarify what students may wear to school. To review the complete updated policy, visit Parents should review the entire policy before buying clothes for school. This most recent revision is the fifth update made by the board of education since the policy was originally adopted in 2004.