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Mecklenburg County

Myers Park High: The Myers Park Marching Band and the Band Ensembles will present a concert 6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 in the auditorium. The concert is free to the public.

Northeast: The Northeast Dolphins and Cheerleader program is seeking sponsors for this year's homecoming, which will honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Dolphins promote sportsmanship, teamwork and integrity through participation in organized sports. Contact: Coach Kenney at www.leaguelineup.com/northeastdolphins or 704-606-8244.

South Mecklenburg High School: The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth recently honored Jessica Goldfarb as one of the brightest students in the nation. Jessica scored at the exceptional level on a rigorous, above-grade-level exam given to academically talented youths. During the CTY Talent Search, advanced students take above-grade-level tests designed for older students as a way of gaining insight into their abilities. Of the 50,000 students worldwide participating, only 30 percent received the honor. Jessica received the individual honor for performance and achievement at a statewide awards ceremony.

Randolph Middle School: Randolph Middle School hosted the Mobile Oilfield Learning Unit on Oct. 3. MOLU, a traveling exhibition with hands-on learning centers, has made school visits from Washington, D.C., to Houston. The science and energy exhibit is an effort to promote student interest in careers in math, science, technology and engineering.

Covenant Day School: Three elementary students at Covenant Day School - Noah Cornelius, Keller Jones and Caroline Macurda - were accepted into the N.C. honors chorus. More than 500 students auditioned, representing schools across the state.

Covenant Day School's annual admissions open house for parents of prospective students will be 9:30 am Oct. 26. Call 704-847-2385 or visit www.covenantday.org.

Also, the theater department at Covenant Day will present the middle school production of "Willy Wonka Junior" on Oct. 21-22. Details: www.covenantday.org.

Trinity Episcopal School: Admissions open house for grades kindergarten through eight will be held on six dates in October, starting this month and running through January 2012.

Details: Email Linda Ibsen at libsen@tescharlotte.org or call 704- 358-8101, ext. 237. You also can visit Trinity's website at www.TEScharlotte.org.

Union County

Parkwood: A luncheon Sept. 12 honored servicemen and servicewomen from all branches of the U.S. military services. The event also recognized Union County deputies on duty at ground zero in New York City and the Pentagon in connection with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The luncheon was hosted by Union County Public Schools Resource Officer Jim Kennedy of the sheriff's office.

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