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Teacher Appreciation Week supplies drive: In preparation for Teacher Appreciation Week in May, the school is collecting school supplies through April 29 in an effort to help teachers restock their classrooms. Supplies needed include glue sticks, No. 2 pencils, tissues, 3-inch by 3-inch sticky notes and wide masking tape. Items may be dropped off in the collection bin in the front lobby of the school. Supplies will be distributed equally among the teachers at Cornelius.
J.V. Washam Elementary
Spring Book Fair: Parents are needed to volunteer at the Spring Book Fair May 2-6 in the Media Center. For details and to sign up, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/904084dacad2faa8-buyone. Volunteers must be registered with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. To register, visit www.cmsvolunteers.com.
Lemonade for laptops: Volunteers are needed to host lemonade stands in support of J.V. Washam 9 a.m.-noon May 7 for E2D Lemonade Day. The goal is to raise money to help buy technology for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools students. To host a stand, contact Angela Katsavavakis at email@example.com. For details on the E2D initiative, visit e-2-d.org.
Band honor: The Bailey Middle School Performing Band traveled to Atlanta April 15-17 to participate in the Music in the Parks Festival. The students earned a rating of Superior, first place and the award for Best Overall Middle School Band at the competition. The band is under the leadership of band director Ruth Petersen and student teacher Caleigh Davis.
Volleyball camp: Hopewell High will host a volleyball skills camp for middle school and high school students 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 13-14 at the school. For details, contact Rhonda Auman at 980-343-5988 ext. 4008360 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
W.A. Hough High
Husky Athletic Club Golf Tournament: The 2016 Husky Athletic Club Golf Tournament will be held starting at noon June 13 at the Peninsula Club, 19101 Peninsula Club Drive, Cornelius. The event will include team awards, gift bags and a silent auction. Proceeds will support the athletic teams at Hough High. Volunteers are needed to help with the tournament. To sign up, visit www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0444aca82e5-husky1. For details on sponsorships and registration, visit www.cmsathleticzone.com/page/show/879411-hough-booster-club.
Mooresville Graded School District
Honored: Jamal Sloan, behavior support specialist and S.W.A.G. Program coordinator at Mooresville Intermediate School, received Mooresville Graded School Districts Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award from the board of education at its April meeting. Mooresville Intermediate Principal Dr. Chris Gammon and Assistant Principal Tammy Russ nominated Sloan for the honor. In addition to his role as behavior support specialist, Sloan also leads bus drop-off and pick-up in the morning and afternoon. Sloan is in his first year at Mooresville Intermediate.
Park View Elementary
Restaurant Night: A fundraising night for Park View Elementary will be held 5 p.m. until closing May 3 at Chick-fil-A, 457 River Highway, Mooresville.
East Mooresville Intermediate
Artists of the Month: East Mooresville Intermediate students Benjamin Uy, Chloe Welborn, Samantha Collins, Zoey Jenkins and Katherine Mullis all received Artist of the Month honors at the board of education’s April meeting. Benjamin, Chloe, Samantha and Zoey were honored for their collaborative work “The Hands of Equality: A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.” They created the piece for the annual Martin Luther King Community Breakfast held at the Charles Mack Citizen Center. Each of the children drew and colored their hands on paper to show the harmony of children of all races and ethnicities. The background of the artwork covered in quotes by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Katherine Mullis was also honored for the work she created in crayon for the Martin Luther King Community Breakfast titled “Where Did We Go from There?” Katherine based her artwork on a 1967 speech written by King entitled, “Where Do We Go from Here?” The art teacher for all the students is Michelle Corbett.
Spring Yard Sale: The PTSO will hold its Spring Yard Sale 7 a.m.-noon April 30 at the school.
Spirit Night: A Spirit Night fundraiser will be held 5-8 p.m. May 4 at Moe’ Southwest Grill, 465 River Highway, Mooresville. A portion of proceeds from dine-in meals will be donated to the school. Guests should tell the cashier they are with Mooresville Middle School.
Coddle Creek Elementary
Staff and faculty awards: Awards for Teacher of the Year, Teaching Assistant of the Year and Bus Driver of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year were recently announced at Coddle Creek Elementary. The Teacher of the Year is Katherine Cohen. Teaching Assistant of the Year is Jinny LaBar and Bus Driver of the Year is Beverly Whitlow.
South Iredell High
Viking Summer Baseball Camp: Registration is open through June 17 for the Viking Summer Baseball Camp for grades two through eight. The camp will take place 9 a.m.-noon June 20-22 at the school at South Iredell High School, 299 Old Mountain Road, Statesville. The camp will be facilitated by Viking coaches and players. The cost is $60. Space is limited. The camp will focus on infield and outfield fundamentals, pitching, hitting, base-running and more. Campers should bring their own lunch, but snacks and drinks will be provided. For details or to sign up, contact coach Wesley Whitaker at email@example.com.
Letters of intent: During a recent school assembly, Davidson Day honored six senior athletes who have signed National Letters of Intent with colleges and university. Honored at the event were Alex Ansted, Averett University, baseball; Joe Hartman, Haverford College, basketball; Ben Roberts, Randolph College, basketball; Andrew Tobin, Guilford College, basketball; Sammie Cunningham, Campbell University, football and Christian Launius, James Madison University, football.
Lake Norman Christian
Yard sale: Lake Norman Christian will hold a yard sale 8 a.m.-noon May 7 in front of the school at 21 South St., Davidson. Proceeds from the sale will support the high school’s trip to New York City in May.