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Compiled by Gina Smith
School Leadership Team: The School Leadership Team needs three parents to join the team this year. Meetings are at 7:15 a.m. Oct. 2, Jan. 8, March 11 and May 6. To be considered, send a short bio by Sept. 21 to Principal Jessica Holbrook at firstname.lastname@example.org. Elections will be held at the PTO meeting Sept. 24.
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Silent Auction Fundraiser: Discounted tickets for the Cornelius PTO’s Silent Auction Fundraiser are available for $12 each through Sept. 12. After Sept. 12, prices increase to $30 each. The event takes place 7-11 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Galway Hooker, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. Auction items will include a four-course dinner and wine pairing for six guests at Alton’s Kitchen and Cocktails, two all-season passes for the National Whitewater Center, a $500 gift card for Weedman of Lake Norman, two tickets to a Charlotte Knights baseball game and much more. For details and to buy tickets, visit http://corneliuspto.org/silent-auction-fundraiser/.
J.V. Washam Elementary
Supplies needed: The cafeteria needs donations of packages of Clorox and Lysol brand disinfectant cleaning wipes. Donations can be brought to the cafeteria.
Spirit wear: The Bailey Student Store is celebrating the school’s 10th anniversary with new spirit wear designs for 2016. Broncos string bags, ball caps, hoodies, T-shirts and more are available in the Student Store 8:45-9:15 a.m. every school day. Physical education shirts are available for $7 each.
North Mecklenburg High
Marching band coupon book: The marching band is selling the Attractions Dining and Value Guide coupon book as a fundraiser. The books cost $25 each and contain thousands of dollars in savings for restaurants and stores throughout Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and Iredell counties. To buy a book or for details, see any NMHS marching band member.
Junior kindergarten buddies: On Aug. 21 , Cannon School welcomed 31 junior kindergarten students for the 2015-16 school year. Each child was greeted by his or her senior buddy. Senior buddies are 12th-graders who are paired with junior kindergarten students for the year. Buddies often visit classrooms to read, eat lunch, play on the playground or provide a listening ear.