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Mooresville Graded School District
Testing data: Mooresville Graded School District ranked among the top five school districts in the state for the fifth consecutive year, according to North Carolina state testing data for the 2014 - 2015 school that was released on Sept. 2. For overall proficiency, MGSD ranked third in the state and maintained the its score from the previous school year of 71 percent, 14 points higher than the state average for the 2014 - 2015 school year. Chapel Hill-Carrboro remained in the top spot with 77 percent, also identical to last year’s score. Among other highlights from the report, Mooresville High School biology students ranked fourth in the state and 20 points higher than the state average. English 10 students performed 12 points higher than the state average, placing them at sixth in North Carolina. And Math 1 students in MGSD tested 16 points higher than the state average putting them in fourth place. In addition, the graduation rate was 90 percent and scholarships received was the highest ever at $2.72 million. N.F. Woods broke its previous year’s record with 20 Career and Technical Education students winning state and qualifying for nationals. The district’s third-grade students were tied for second in North Carolina in students testing proficiency. For additional details from the report, visit www.mgsd.k12.nc.us.
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East Mooresville Intermediate
Let Me Run: Registration is open for the after-school boys running program Let Me Run. The club is open to boys in fourth through sixth grades. Participants will take part in a 5K race on Nov. 22. In addition to running, the program emphasizes healthy life choices and teamwork. The first practice is Sept. 29. Space is limited. Register online at etmerun.org.
Police Explorer meeting: A First Nighter Meeting for students interested in joining the local Police Explorer program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Moore Room at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. Explorers learn about criminal laws, court procedures and police patrol techniques and participate in ride-along activities and community events. RSVP is required by Sept. 25 to email@example.com. www.ci.mooresville.nc.us/140/Community-Programs
Community Discount Cards: Brawley Middle School Community Discount Cards leftover from last spring’s sale are available at a discounted price of $5 each until supplies run out. Cards can be used through March 31, 2016. They provide discounts at participating local businesses. Proceeds from the sale of the cards benefits the school. For details and to download an order form, visit www.iss.k12.nc.us/Domain/184.
Lake Norman High
Drama auditions: Auditions for the school musical “Bye, Bye Birdie” will be held after school Sept. 28, 29 and 30 in the auditorium. Students wishing to participate may sign up outside the auditorium for an audition slot.