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School news: Iredell County

Kindergarten teacher Remel Waters received Rocky River’s You Rock Award for May.
Kindergarten teacher Remel Waters received Rocky River’s You Rock Award for May. \ MOORESVILLE GRADED SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Mooresville Graded School District

Back to School Bash: The 2015 Back to School Bash will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 1 at Mooresville High School’s Magnolia Campus. The event will feature music, bounce houses, a petting zoo, snow cones, face painting, family portraits and more. Attendees will also receive free school supplies, new athletic shoes, gently used books and food. Students must attend the event with a parent or guardian. Adults attending alone will not receive free school supplies and shoes. Volunteers, sponsors and donors of schools supplies and shoes are needed. To register to attend, to volunteer or to donate items, visit To be a sponsor, email New school supplies and shoes can be delivered to the West United Methodist Church offices, 115 Commons Drive, Suite C, Mooresville. The deadline to register to attend the event is July 20.

Rocky River Elementary

You Rock Award: Kindergarten teacher Remel Waters received Rocky River’s You Rock Award for May. Waters has been at Rocky River since it opened. She has been a teacher for 22 years and a kindergarten teacher for 14 years. She is a native of Kannapolis.

Iredell-Statesville Schools

Parent survey: Iredell-Statesville Schools requests input from parents on its vision and mission. Parents are asked to respond to a two-question survey on their priorities and values. The survey closes June 19. To participate, visit

Lakeshore Elementary

Teacher and staff awards: The 2015 Lakeshore Elementary Teacher of the Year is Colleen O’Connell. The Teacher Assistant of the Year is Kelly Cook. Bus Driver of the Year is Mindy Bellissimo and Office Support Staff of the Year is Sue Freeman.

Troutman Middle

Teacher of the Year: The Troutman Middle School Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016 is Perry Justice. Justice is a seventh-grade language arts teacher.

Lake Norman High

Lady Wildcats basketball: Open gym for the Lady Wildcats basketball team will be 7:30-9 a.m. June 16-18. To participate, students must have a current physical exam. Lady Wildcat Basketball Camp for rising sixth- through eighth-grade girls will be held 9-11:30 a.m. June 29 - July 1. For details, contact Roger Shield at 828-238-9935 or McKenzie Graham at 704-746-5341.

Golf tournament: The Lake Norman Athletic Booster Club will host its annual golf tournament June 15 at Trump National Golf Club, 110 Meeting House Square, Mooresville. Players must be at least 21 years old. Sponsors are needed. For details, visit

South Iredell High

South Iredell Softball Camp: The South Iredell Softball Camp for rising fourth- through eighth-graders will be held 9 a.m.-noon July 13-15. Registration starts 8 a.m. Cost is $65 the first day of camp; early registration is $50. Campers will receive T-shirts, and Gatorade, water and snacks will be for sale during camp. Send early registration to: South Iredell High School, Attn: Coach Guessford, 299 Old Mountain Road, Statesville, NC 28677.

Cannon School

Governor’s School: Two Cannon School students are among 610 high school students attending North Carolina Governor’s School this summer. Rising senior Austin Coale of Concord is the son of Stuart and Melissa Coale. He will be studying math during the five-week session, beginning June 21 on the campus of Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Rising senior Daniel Patton of Midland is the son of George and Lindsey Patton. He will be studying theater on the campus of Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina beginning June 16. Governor’s School of North Carolina is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically and intellectually gifted high school students in the nation.