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Compiled by Gina Smith
Park View Elementary
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Test proctors needed: Proctors are needed for end-of-grade tests 8:30 a.m.-noon May 27, 28, 29 and June 2. For details and to sign up, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0c45a9aa29a0f58-miseog.
Internet safety presentation: Secret Agent John Letterhos, a member of the Charlotte Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation Task Force, will give a presentation for parents on “Online Safety and Cyber Bullying” at 7 p.m. May 11 in the Mooresville Middle School gym. Letterhos will discuss real cases that he has investigated in which children were victimized by online predators. He will also discuss popular social media apps and provide ideas and methods for keeping middle school student safe in the digital world.
Youth basketball camp: The Mooresville Blue Devils Youth Basketball Camp for rising second- through eighth-grade boys and girls will be held 9 a.m.-noon June 15-17 in the Mooresville High School gym. Cost is $45. The deadline to register is May 29. Campers who register by the deadline will receive a camp T-shirt. To register, visit http://bit.ly/1IrGbZk.
Test proctors needed: Fifty parent volunteers are needed to help proctor end-of-grade tests 7:45 a.m.-noon May 28-29 and June 2-3. A training will be held at 7:30 a.m. on each test date in the Media Center. Breakfast will be provided. An afternoon training session will be offered; the time and date are to be decided. For details and to sign up, visit http://bit.ly/1QORDla.
Music book: Music teacher Aimee Pfitzner will soon publish her first book, “Hands to Hands – Hand Clapping Songs and Games from Around the World.” The book is marketed to music teachers and includes hand clapping games with rhythmic songs and chants. Pfitzner lives in Concord and has taught music at Cannon School for 17 years. She holds a master’s degree in music education from UNC Greensboro and a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Maine, Orono. In addition, she has been a teacher of Orff-Schulwerk music education for 21 years, receiving her master-level Orff certification from the University of Memphis.
Colleges and universities
Writing honor: Blayne Telling was among 71 UNC-Chapel Hill students honored by the university on April 22 with awards for academic achievement and leadership. Telling is the daughter of Laura Telling of Mooresville. She was awarded the Louis D. Rubin Jr. Prize in creative writing, which is presented annually to the outstanding fiction writer in the senior class.