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Charlotte Christian lower-school students read 6,445 books during the fourth quarter as part of the Reading Knights program.
Charlotte Christian lower-school students read 6,445 books during the fourth quarter as part of the Reading Knights program. CHARLOTTE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

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Compiled by Cindy Stern

Ardrey Kell

Student page: Christopher Boulton recently served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. Christopher is the son of Adriana Boulton and was sponsored by Representative Jacqueline Schaffer.

Charlotte Latin

Student page: Sabrina Brewer recently served as a page for the North Carolina House of Representatives. Sabrina was sponsored by Representative N. Leo Daughtry. She is the daughter of J. Street and Leigh Luter Brewer.

Providence Day

EngineerGirl: Sahana Mantha has earned second place in the 2015 EngineerGirl national essay competition. Mantha placed in the grade three through five division for her essay “Engineering in Sports.” Participants in the contest were asked to describe the engineering behind a technology used for a chosen sport. Mantha received a prize of $250. The competition is sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering.

Charlotte Christian

Reading Knights: Two-hundred sixty-four lower-school students read 6,445 books during the fourth quarter as part of the Reading Knights program, an academic incentive program designed to encourage reading. The group read 25,106 books during the year.

Metrolina Regional Scholar’s Academy

Science awards: The school’s Elementary Science Olympiad team of grades three through six recently competed at the Mecklenburg County North Carolina Science Olympiad tournament. The team placed in 11 events at the Junior Varsity Level and in nine events at the Varsity Level. Overall the school received a 3rd place Team Trophy for Junior Varsity and a fourth place Team Trophy for Varsity.

South Mecklenburg High

Men’s soccer: The first day of tryouts for soccer will be July 31.

Official summer open-field sessions begin July 6, with sessions Tuesdays and Thursdays until camp, which will run July 27-30.

Details: Coach Eric White, eric.white@cms.k12.nc.us.

Cheerleading tryouts: Students interested in cheerleading for the upcoming football or basketball season must attend events on the following dates:

▪ July 27-31 (5-7 p.m.). Students should bring a copy of their report card and updated physical;

▪ Aug. 3 (3-8 p.m.) Tryouts;

▪ Aug. 5-7 (6-8 p.m.) Practice;

▪ August 10 (6-8 p.m.) Parent Meeting and Uniform Fitting;

▪ Aug 17-19 (5-8:00 p.m.) Cheer Camp.

Details: Coach Belinda Johnson belindam.johnson@cms.k12.nc.us.

Randolph Middle

Food drive: Randolph Middle students recently collected 48 barrels of food.

The event was collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank and the WSOC Summer Food Drive.

Chantilly Montessori

Camp Invention: The school will offer the four-day Camp Invention program in partnership with the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

The program is for grades one through six and will be held July 13-16.

Registration: www.campinvention.org or 800-968-4332.

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