If you would like to have an announcement included in School news, send your news release and any photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dance concert: 7-8 p.m. Jan. 5, auditorium.
Yearbook photos: The school's yearbook staff is looking for photos of activities involving BMS students outside school for use in the 2011-12 yearbook. For more information, email email@example.com.
PTSO meeting: 9 a.m. Jan. 5, media center.
Spelling bee: 8:30 a.m. Jan. 5. Schoolwide competition will determine school's representatives to the county spelling bee.
PTO-Athletic Boosters meeting: 6 p.m. Jan. 9.
Snowflake dance: Jan. 27.
East Mooresville Intermediate
Pretzel day: Jan. 13.
Coddle Creek Elementary
Winter Wonderland Dance: 7-9 p.m. Jan. 6. The third annual dance for "best guys" - fathers, uncles or grandfathers - and daughters will be in the gymnasium. Tickets are $20 per couple and $10 for each additional student, available at the door.
Restaurant night: 5-8 p.m. Jan. 26, Brooklyn Boys Neighborhood Pizzeria, 119-A Marketplace Ave., Mooresville.
Lake Norman Elementary
Math Expo/Science Fair Extravaganza: Jan. 4. Winners in the science fair advance to Iredell-Statesville Schools district science fair Jan. 19. Winners in the local math expo will compete in the regional math expo in Boone on March 31.
Staff Soup Day: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 13. The school's Parent-Teacher Organization will serve soup and sandwiches to teachers and staff.
PTO board meeting: 2:30 p.m. Jan. 15.
Penguin Patch Holiday Shoppe: Open 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Jan. 5-6 and Jan. 8-9; and 7:30-10:30 a.m. Jan. 7 at the school.
Rocky River Elementary
All Pro Dads Breakfast: 7:30-8:15 a.m. Jan. 6.
Woodland Heights Elementary
Science Fair: Jan. 5.
Father-Daughter Dance: Jan. 27.
Chick-fil-A Night: 5-8 p.m. Jan. 10, Chick-fil-A, 457 River Highway, Mooresville.
Winter Formal: Jan. 28, for high school-level students.
IB Program Nights: 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at Lake Norman High School, Mooresville, for incoming students from Lakeshore and Brawley Middle schools; and 7 p.m. Jan. 12 at South Iredell High School, Troutman, for incoming students from Troutman Middle. Information will be available for students and parents interested in participating in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Mount Mourne IB and Northview Middle IB.