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Graduation orders: Oct. 19 during lunch. Basic package (cap, gown, hat, tassel, diploma, diploma cover and mini-diploma) is $65, required in order to participate in graduation. Announcements and other items also available.
ASVAB testing: Oct. 26-27. Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a timed, multi-aptitude test required for consideration for enlistment in the military; also provides an indication of how well a student may do on the ACT or SAT tests required for college admission.
Lake Norman High
Iredell-Statesville Schools Area Advisory Council meeting: 7 p.m. Oct. 20, auditorium.
"Eat More Chikin' " Contest: Through Oct. 22, Chick-fil-A, River Highway at Lakeside Business Park, Mooresville. Contest between Lake Norman and Mooresville high schools. School that collects the most receipts wins $1,000.
PTSO fall fund drive: Through Oct. 21. 704-664-4430.
East Mooresville Intermediate
Picture day: All day Oct. 28 at the school.
Mount Mourne Middle
Sweatpants sale: Physical education department is selling sweatpants to raise money for PE equipment. The all-black sweats have "Mt. Mourne School" in gold on the left thigh. $20 per pair. Place orders online during October at osp.osmsinc.com/ISS/BVModules/CategoryTemplates/Detailed%20List%20with%20Properties/Category.aspx?categoryid=AJ032. The sweats will arrive in early November.
Coddle Creek Elementary
Penny War winners: Kindergarten classes won the school's "Penny War," which raised $1,716.31.
Pumpkin contest: Oct. 25, cafeteria. Prizes awarded for most creative, scariest, funniest and best overall, along with grade-level prizes.
Lake Norman Elementary
Scholastic Book Fair: Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 24-27. Details: 704-662-8261.
Family night: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 25. Place orders at the book fair, enjoy a spaghetti dinner, tour decorated door contest. The class with the most students present will win a custom-made cake party the next day. Details: 704-662-8261.
PTO board meeting: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20, media center.
Park View Elementary
All Pro Dads meeting: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 21 in Classroom 301 at the school. Information: 410-903-2374; firstname.lastname@example.org.
BJ's Fall Festival: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 25 at the school.
Give Back Days: All day Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 at the Sports Page, 128 Argus Lane, Suite D, Mooresville. Give receipt to server to save for the school; part of the proceeds from the gathered receipts will go to the school. 704-664-2582.
Admissions open house: 1 p.m. Nov. 5 for junior K through 12th grade. Campus tours and information. 704-721-7167.
Homecoming weekend: Oct. 21-22. Pep rally and bonfire Oct. 21. The next day, inaugural Homecoming 5K, carnival, parade, crowning of homecoming court before football game against the Carolina Pride. www.cannonschool.org/homecoming.