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Cabarrus County Schools
Technology Camp: Cabarrus County Schools will host a Technology Camp Aug. 5-6 at Cox Mill High School for all Cabarrus County Schools employees. The keynote speaker, Steve Dembo from Discovery Education, will be presented 8:30 a.m. Aug. 5. A large variety of sessions will be offered throughout the event, including trainings on Office 365. Food will be provided, prizes will be awarded and each participant will receive a Cabarrus County Schools wristlet USB. Space is limited, and registration is required. For details and a full schedule of events, visit http://ccstechcamp.pbworks.com/w/page/94365539/FrontPage.
Global Teachers: Laura Bryson of Northwest Cabarrus High, Allison Hahn of Central Cabarrus High and Aimy Steele of Beverly Hills Elementary were among 36 North Carolina educators to travel to Singapore and Malaysia on July 10 through the Center for International Understanding’s 2015 Global Teachers program. The program brings together teachers from across the state representing grade levels and subject areas across K-12 education. This year’s program offered teachers the opportunity to gain a global perspective on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and urban education.
A.T. Allen Elementary
Summer Reading Program: The Summer Reading Program is open to students 4-7 p.m. July 22, 29 and Aug. 5 at the school.
Garden club: The A.T. Allen Garden Club held its first meeting on June 17, adding mulch to the butterfly garden, cleaning out weeds and harvesting produce. The club plans to donate much of the garden’s harvest to Christian Hearts Food Ministry in Concord. The A.T. Allen Garden Club is for all ages and meets weekly on Wednesdays. For details and to view photos of the garden, visit www.cabarrus.k12.nc.us/domain/7664.
Hickory Ridge High
Soccer camp: The seventh annual Youth Soccer Camp at Hickory Ridge High School will be Aug. 10-13. Camp is for boys and girls ages 5-12. The cost is $85. Each camper receives a soccer ball and a T-shirt. Campers will practice skills and play small-sided games each day. Hickory Ridge High School Head Coach Scott Wolfe and the Ragin’ Bulls soccer players will be staff for camp. For details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cabarrus.k12.nc.us/Domain/41.
Summer Reading: Summer Reading continues on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of July. To participate, complete the preregistration at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1wgcAiQdBV7IhPjc9aJfpnkDL273CH9_tom33ptQSeug/viewform?c=0&w=1.