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Compiled by Maribeth Kiser

North Mecklenburg High School

IB open house: North Meck will host IB open houses on campus 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on the hour Jan. 20; 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 24; 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 27. For information contact the IB coordinator William Strong 980-343-3840 ext. 258.

East Lincoln High School

Gator Bowl: The East Lincoln cheerleading squad performed in the 2011 Gator Bowl Halftime show in Jacksonville, Fla. The team was invited through the Bowl Games of America. The squad began fundraising in June to pay for their trip. Upon arrival, the squad competed in several events, including a stunt off. They placed third out of five groups in the longest holding liberty competition. Throughout their stay, the squad spent six hours practicing each day and participated in the Gator Bowl Parade. Video of the half-time can be viewed on YouTube. East Lincoln's Cozetta Ellis, assistant principal, and teacher Celeste Frazier, lead the squad.

Davidson Day

Rescheduled open house: Early Childhood and Lower School Open House has been rescheduled to 9-11 a.m. Jan. 25 due to the inclement weather last week. Contact Kate Smith at 704-237-5229 or with questions.

Grade-Transition Meetings and Reenrollment: The next grade and transition information meeting is Jan. 19-20. These sessions provide information for parents of students transitioning from lower to middle school and from middle to upper school. College process: A college guidance professional will speak on demystifying the college process. All Davidson parents and middle and upper school students are invited to 6:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Commons. Admission is $5; Davidson parents $4; free for students.

Alumni association: The school formed an Alumni Association to strengthen the connection between Davidson Day and the growing number of graduates. The class officers elected Erica Stolzenberg '09, Lori Sommerville '09, Drue Allen '10 and Jade Cotter '10 to develop year-long alumni programs.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Make-up days: Schools will make up missed days due to snow Feb. 18 and Feb. 21.

Grace Covenant Academy

Registration: Currently open for the 2011-2012 school year.

St. Mark School

Mass: Class mass for seventh grade students is Jan. 19.

Bake Sale: The school will host a bake sale Jan. 26.