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School news: Lake Norman

Senior Ben Wyatt of Davidson greets his junior kindergarten buddy, Jack Stewart of Charlotte.
Senior Ben Wyatt of Davidson greets his junior kindergarten buddy, Jack Stewart of Charlotte. CANNON SCHOOL

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Compiled by Gina Smith

Cornelius Elementary

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 jessical.holbrook@mcs.k12.nc.us. Elections will be held at the PTO meeting Sept. 24.

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.

Bailey Middle

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.

Cannon School

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.

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