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Mooresville Graded School District
East Mooresville Intermediate
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Fall Festival volunteers: The East Mooresville Intermediate School PTO will host the school’s second Fall Festival fundraising event 2-6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the school. The rain date is Oct. 11. The event’s goal is to raise $10,000 to hire six to seven tutors to help in the classrooms. This year’s festival is expanding to include food trucks, more local vendors, more blowup fun houses and children’s activities. There will also be a silent auction and games. Volunteers are needed. For details, visit https://sites.google.com/a/mgsd.k12.nc.us/emis-pto/. To volunteer, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094cabaf28a7f85-volunteers.
Curriculum Night: 6 p.m. Sept. 24
Lake Norman Elementary
PTO meeting: The PTO will host a general board meeting at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17
Community Dinner Night: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 23, Chick-fil-A, 457 River Highway, Mooresville. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the school.
Lakeshore Middle School
Athletic season passes: The Lakeshore Athletic Department is selling 2015-2016 season passes good for all Lakeshore Middle School home sports games, including wrestling matches, throughout the school year. The prepaid cards are $25 for adults, $20 for students and are available through the front office. Proceeds go to the LMS Athletic Department. For details, visit www.iss.k12.nc.us/Domain/387.
Lake Norman High
Senior ads: The first deadline for senior recognition ads in the yearbook is Sept. 28. Ads can be bought at www.JostensAdService.com, or for complete pricing and details or to submit at school, visit www.iss.k12.nc.us/Page/39355.
Workshop participant: In late July, Lake Norman High Spanish teacher Helen Williams was one of nearly 50 North Carolina teachers chosen from a pool of more than 100 applicants to participate in the inaugural N.C. Association of Educators Instructional Leadership Institute. The four-day conference focused on building teacher leadership competencies around instructional issues, highlighting college and career-ready standards. Guest speakers included Sandra Albert, North Carolina director of State and District Partnerships and Professional Development for Student Achievement Partners; Keana Triplett, 2015 North Carolina Teacher of the Year; and June Atkinson, North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction. The institute was created by a team of teacher leaders from across the state. It was made possible by a grant from the National Education Association.