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Compiled by Gina Smith
Delayed test scores: The N.C. Department of Instruction experienced delays with the results of some Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools end-of-course scores and state final exams, and some scores were recorded as incomplete on report cards. Students impacted by the delay will receive an updated report card by mail no later than June 30. Parents can view student grades at any time using PowerSchool. Note that PowerSchool will be inaccessible June 30-July 6 due to end-of-the-year maintenance.
Garden volunteers: Volunteers are needed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer to pull weeds, check the drip-line watering system and check on vegetables growing in Buster’s Garden, Barnette Elementary School’s organic community garden. Each visit should only take about 15 minutes. For details and to sign up to volunteer, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a45acae22a6fe3-busters.
Teacher assignments: Parents can stop by the school 7-9 a.m. or 4-6 p.m. on Aug. 12 to pick up their child’s teacher assignment letter for the 2015-2016 school year.
Summer registration hours: During summer vacation, the front office will be open to accept registration 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday.
William Amos Hough High
Student parking: Online payment of the $25 student parking application fee will be taken through June 30 at the following website: http://bit.ly/1SsK4As.
New student enrollment: Student Services will conduct enrollment sessions for new students at 9 a.m. Thursdays during the summer. To register for classes, all families must submit a completed new-student enrollment packet. Rising freshmen must bring a copy of last semester's report card and a current schedule showing courses for the student might receive high school credit. Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors must bring a copy of transcripts including the current semester's courses. For details, visit the Student Services website at http://houghstudentservices.weebly.com/ or http://houghstudentservices.weebly.com/new-student-enrollment.html.
North Mecklenburg High
Barbecue meeting: The 37th annual North Meck BBQ will take place Oct. 30. A planning meeting will be held at 10 a.m. July 9. For details about the event, visit http://nmhsptsa.wix.com/nmhsptsa#!northmeckbbq/c1hsc.
Summer honors opportunity: William Exson, a rising sophomore at Cannon School in Concord and son of Laurie and Ed Exson of Charlotte, was selected to attend the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston on June 28-30. The Congress is an honors-only program for the country's top STEM students. Exson was nominated to represent North Carolina by American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, science director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists. During the three-day Congress, Exson will join students from across the country to hear Nobel laureates and National Medal of Science winners discuss leading scientific research. He will also receive advice from deans of the world’s top technical universities and learn about cutting-edge advances and the future of science and technology.