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Medication: Medication that is kept at the school for students must be picked up by a parent in the Health Room by the end of the school day on June 11. Any medication left at the school after June 11 will be disposed of safely. Students may not transport medications, and no medications can be kept at the school over summer vacation. For questions, call the school nurse at 980-343-5770.
J.V. Washam Elementary
Fifth-grade promotion: Family members of fifth-graders are invited to attend the fifth-grade promotion ceremony 8:30-10 a.m. June 11 in the J.V. Washam Elementary School gymnasium. A reception will follow.
J.M. Alexander Middle
Moving On Ceremony: The Moving On Ceremony for eighth graders will take place at 10 a.m. June 11 at North Mecklenburg High School.
Harris Teeter donation: Harris Teeter presented a check to the school for $256. The money was raised throughout the year by shoppers who have linked Harris Teeter VIC cards to J.M. Alexander Middle. Harris Teeter VIC cards can be linked to J.M. Alexander at Harris Teeter stores or by clicking on the Together in Education button at www.harristeeter.com. The code to link to J.M. Alexander is 1730.
Harris Teeter VIC card: During the 2014-2015 school year 238 families had Harris Teeter VIC cards linked to Bailey Middle School, earning the school more than $1,375. Cards need to be relinked to the school for the 2015-2016 year starting Aug. 1. Cards can be linked or relinked to Bailey using the code 6083 at Harris Teeter locations or by clicking on the Together in Education button at www.harristeeter.com.
PTSA Scholarship recipients: At the Hough Awards Night on May 20, the Hough PTSA awarded scholarships to several seniors who contributed to the local community through leadership, advocacy or service during their high school years. Receiving scholarships for $250 were Mary Claire Taylor, Jocelyn Stanley, Sara Lackey, Amor Camatcho and Jill Amasya Recipients of $500 scholarships were Zachary Kennedy, Casey Sarano, Megan Crawford, Rachel Korf and Will Champion.
Rachel Crowley was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The following elected officials served on the scholarship selection committee: Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board Representative Rhonda Lennon, Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis, Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain and Davidson Mayor John Woods.
Summer assignments: Students attending Hough High next year should visit the school’s summer assignment website to check for summer work for any of their courses for 2015-2016. Summer assignments are posted for most advanced placement courses, including English, math and other subjects. Visit the website at https://sites.google.com/a/cms.k12.nc.us/hough-summer-assignments/.
Graduation: Graduation will be held 4 p.m. June 15 at Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St., Charlotte. For details, visit http://leadershiphough.wix.com/houghgraduation2015.
Liberty Preparatory Christian Academy
Graduation: Liberty Preparatory Christian Academy in Mooresville graduated its first class of seniors during its inaugural commencement ceremony May 16. The five graduating seniors were: Eric Katsamas, valedictorian; Melina Sauser, salutatorian; Jacob Robinson; Mikala Croom and Reed Peterson. Liberty Preparatory was founded in 2010 with kindergarten through eighth-grade classes and has added a class each year. This marks the first year the school had a full kindergarten through 12th-grade academy.
Math camp: The registration deadline is June 12 for the 2015 Math CAMMP for rising first- through sixth-graders. The camp, offered by the college’s Department of Reading and Elementary Education and the Office of Educational Outreach, runs June 22-26. Activities will focus on mathematical concepts from arithmetic through algebra and geometry. Individual attention will be given to each participant by trained, master-level teachers. Space is limited. For details, email Michael Green at firstname.lastname@example.org or Jack Piel at email@example.com. To register, visit www.cammp.com/UNCC_Registration.htm. For registration questions, email Victor Mack at firstname.lastname@example.org.