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Ardrey Kell High

Yearbook holiday photos: The Ardrey Kell Yearbook wants pictures of students and their families celebrating holidays such as Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas or any other holiday. Go online to and enter the code 9061536 to submit photos.

Charlotte Latin

Selected for prestigious game: Paul Griggs, a senior kicker at Charlotte Latin, was told several months ago that he had been selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He is believed to be the first private-school football player from N.C. to be chosen to play in the bowl. The game, which includes 90 of the nation's top high school players, will take place on Jan. 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio and will be broadcast live on NBC at 1 p.m. Unfortunately, Griggs will not be playing as he is recovering from knee surgery, but he will still make the trip to San Antonio and participate in a players' banquet.

Charlotte Country Day

Art on display: There are 58 pieces of art work from the Lower School on display at Children's Theatre of Charlotte in the McColl Family Theatre Mezzanine. It will be on display through Jan. 15 during the run of "Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells."

Charlotte Catholic

Honor band: Kevin Acken, Brandon Eckert, Kyle Eckert and Elizabeth Rohan were selected to participate in the UNC Wilmington Honor Band. They rehearsed with a group of honor students from across N.C., S.C., and Va. and attended the clinic Dec. 8-10.

East Mecklenburg High

Wingate award winner: Senior Madison Cheswick was East Meck's chosen competitor for the 2011 Carrousel Scholar competition. She participated in the Belk Thanksgiving Parade and while she did not win first place, Cheswick and five other girls did earn the Wingate University award. There were 58 competitors total.