South Charlotte

School Notes

Rawlinson Road

Middle School

Open house will be 3-5p.m. today for new students, including those being rezoned to RRMS. There will also be an open house for sixth-graders 6-7:30p.m. Monday.

The school will host a book fair 8a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 25-29.

Family Night will be 6:30-8p.m. Aug. 28 during the open house for seventh- and eighth-graders.

Peggy Jones

St. Anne Catholic School

New teachers: Pat Brashier, middle school science and math teacher; Jason Crepeau, physical education teacher; Bernadette Donegan, extended care director.

Substitute teachers are needed for the 2008-09 school year. Applicants must be VIRTUSC trained, have a background check through the Diocese, and complete an application. Applications are available at

The school is accepting applications for new students in K4 through the eighth grade.


Hunter Street


The school will host “Meet the Teacher” and parent information sessions 4:10p.m., 4:40p.m. and 5:20p.m. Monday.

There will also be a Montessori Ice Cream Social drop-in 4-6p.m.

Vickie Skidmore

York Technical


Linda Weaver-Griggs is the new associate vice president for Academic Affairs, Health and Human Services at York Technical College.

She has served York Tech in various capacities since 1990, including administrative specialist, weekend college coordinator, adjunct instructor, early childhood department manager and associate dean for public service.

She has served as interim associate vice president since April.

Michael McAllister

Discovery School

The school will reopen the lottery process for the fifth grade, due to two unexpected openings.

Applications are available at Discovery School, 302 W. Dunlap St, Lancaster.

The deadline to apply is noon Wednesday. The lottery will 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Details: 803-285-8430; 803-416-8874.

Debbie Barrett

Lancaster County Schools

Students are invited to audition for the “Nutcracker” ballet presented by the Columbia City Ballet and Lancaster County School District. Performances are scheduled for 7p.m. Nov. 24 and 25 at the Lancaster High School auditorium.

Auditions will be Sept. 21 in Bundy Auditorium inside the Bradley Arts and Science building at USC Lancaster.

Dancers ages 4-6 will audition 2p.m.

Ages 7-10 will audition at 3p.m.

Dancers 11 and older will audition at 4p.m.

The dress code for girls is black leotards, pink tights, hair in a smooth bun, lip and cheek color with light eye shadow. Dancers who have danced on pointe more than two years should bring pointe shoes.

Boys should wear white leotards or plain white T-shirts, black tights and black shoes, or black tights with white socks and white shoes.

The audition fee is $10.

Details: David Platts, 803-286-6972; Columbia City Ballet, 800-899-7408.

Debbie Barrett

Clover School District

The District Board of Trustees will meet 7p.m. Monday at the administrative office, 604 Bethel St., Clover.

Judy Miller

Winthrop University


9:30a.m. Wednesday: President Anthony DiGiorgio's opening address to faculty and staff, McBryde Hall.

8p.m. Saturday: The Atlanta Drumline , Byrnes Auditorium.

8p.m. next Sunday: Illusionist Justin Kredible; Byrnes Auditorium.

3:45p.m. Aug. 25: Convocation, Byrnes Auditorium; followed by picnic.

8p.m. Aug. 26: Sarah Erdman, author of “Nine Hills to Nambonkaha,” will speak to first-year students about her experiences with the Peace Corps in Africa, Byrnes Auditorium.

Judy Longshaw