Lake Norman & Mooresville

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Lake Norman Charter School

Service Project: Lake Norman Charter School's senior class vice president Justin Moore and the school's Student Council recently held a drive to collect toiletry items to benefit the clients at the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson.

With homeroom classes battling to donate the most, more than 2,000 items were collected. Donated items included soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo and bathroom tissue.

Mayor to Speak: Huntersville Mayor Jill Swain will address the high school's junior class at 1:15 p.m. next Wednesday about how to prepare for a career in public service. For details, contact the middle school office at 704-948-8600 or visit www.lncs.org.

Lincoln County Schools

Financial Aid Workshop: The Lincoln County School System will offer a free workshop for college-bound students and their parents about the financial aid process and Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St., Lincolnton. The presenter will be a representative from the College Foundation of North Carolina. Attendees should access a FAFSA worksheet for review before the meeting at www.fafsa.ed.gov or www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov. For details, contact your school counselor or contact Linda Hacker at 704-736-1017 ext. 27705 or lhacker@lincoln.k12.nc.us.

Cannon School

Student Donates to Animal Shelter: Cannon School sixth-grader Brooke de Gorter of Cornelius recently raised money to help homeless animals by asking for donations in lieu of gifts for her 12th birthday. Brooke's family and friends raised $540, which she donated to the Cornelius Animal Shelter. The shelter used her gift to buy food and supplies for its animals. De Gorter volunteers at the facility, cleaning and caring for the animals.

Christ the King Catholic High School

Plans for Permanent Campus: Christ the King students visited the site of the school's planned new building and participated in an informal groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 14. The Diocese of Charlotte and Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools plan to build a permanent campus for Christ the King High School on 107 acres at Shiloh Church Road and N.C. 73 near Huntersville in Cabarrus County. The high school opened on Aug. 24 in a temporary location at 753 Oak Ridge Farm Highway in Mooresville. Construction on the new building is slated to begin soon with classes starting in the new building in August.

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