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School news: Iredell

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Compiled by Gina Smith

Mooresville Graded School District

Iredell County Transition & Informational Fair: Mooresville Graded School District is collaborating with Iredell Statesville Schools to present Iredell County Transition & Informational Fair 4-8 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center St., Statesville. The fair is designed for youth ages 11-21, families, special educators and specialists in Iredell County. The fair is intended to provide information about resources and services available in the community for students with disabilities preparing for post-school success. Exhibitors will include local colleges as well as vocational rehab, mental health and legal services addressing financial options, transportation services and recreational opportunities. For details, contact Tracy Spears at 704-658-2580 or tspears@mgsd.k12.nc.us.

Park View Elementary

Trunk or Treat: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 29.

South Elementary

Fall Fair: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 28..

Mooresville Intermediate

Spirit Night: Spirit Night is 5-8 p.m. Oct. 26, at Chick-fil-A, 457 River Highway, Mooresville. A portion of proceeds from meals bought that evening will be donated to the school. Families are encouraged to wear the school colors.

Iredell-Statesville Schools

Lake Norman Elementary

New breakfast option: The cafeteria is now offering a new breakfast item, the Snack Pack. Snack Packs will consist of a Pop Tart, cereal pouches, cheese crackers, a cheese stick, yogurt and fruit or fruit juice. Milk is also available. Snack Packs can be eaten in the cafeteria or taken to the classroom. It can also be used as morning snack in class. Students receiving reduced lunch qualify for free breakfast. For details on school breakfast, snacks and lunch, visit http://iss.schoolwires.com/site/Default.aspx?PageID=286.

Troutman Elementary

Science Fair: Science Fair projects are due by 8 a.m. Oct. 28 in the media center. The Science Fair Parent Night takes place 4-6 p.m. Oct. 28.

Woodland Heights Elementary

Teacher assistants: Woodland Heights Elementary is hiring teacher assistants. Qualified applicants must have at least a two-year college degree and must be willing to earn a commercial driver’s license. For details, contact Human Resources at 704-872-8931 or visit http://iss.schoolwires.com/Domain/2610.

Lakeshore Middle

Fundraising: The Lakeshore Middle School Student Council collected $600 recently during a dress-down day in support of South Iredell High School. The PTO matched the amount with a donation of $500, and an anonymous donation from a parent brought the total to $1,600, which will be donated to the SIHS Band Boosters.

Winter Cheer tryouts: Five spots are available for the Winter Cheer squad. Tryouts are 3:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 2-3 in the cafeteria. A mandatory parent meeting will be held on Nov. 4. For details, visit www.iss.k12.nc.us/Domain/387.

Lake Norman High

Band donations: The Band Boosters are still collecting donations for the Band Assistance Fund. Donations will be given to the South Iredell and North Iredell High School Bands. Donations can be made via credit card on the secure BluePay donation link at www.lnhswildcatband.com. A note should be made in the comments box that the donation is for the SIHS/NIHS Band Assistance Fund. Checks can be made out to “LNHS Band Boosters” and mailed to the LNHS Band Boosters, P.O. Box 3471, Mooresville, NC 28117 or sent in to LNHS with a student and given to the band director, Chris Brown. For details, visit www.lnhswildcatband.com.

Spirit gear: The Cat Shack will be open during Smart Lunch Oct. 28-29 so students can buy school spirit gear for the hometown rival football game against Mooresville High School on Oct. 30. The Cat Shack is normally open Fridays during Smart Lunch, but there will be no classes on Oct. 30 due to a teacher workday.

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