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No school: In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, there will be no school on Jan. 16.

Beverly Woods Elementary

Open house: Beverly Woods Elementary School is hosting an open house for new and prospective parents 9:45 a.m. Jan. 18. The open house will include an information session followed by a tour of the school located at 6001 Quail Hollow Road. Call 980-343-3627 with questions.

Charlotte Country Day

Walk for Hope success: During the Nov. 21 Walk for Hope, more than 500 Charlotte Country Day middle school students and faculty walked for cancer awareness. Together they raised more than $2,500 through donations, wristband and T-shirt sales. Funds benefited Rohr Rockstars, a nonprofit founded by fifth-grade science teacher Trish Rohr after her husband Eric was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2010.

Art exhibit: Charlotte Country Day School will have an art exhibit open to the public 1-4 p.m. Jan. 21-22 in the Hance Family Gallery. The exhibit features work by Cundo Bermudez, a Cuban modernist painter. The works are on loan from Sonia and Isaac Luski.

Crestdale Middle School

Geography Bee winners: Jake Hutchinson, a seventh-grade student at Crestdale Middle, won first place in his school during the geography bee. Sixth-grader Evan Hutchinson and seventh-grader Ethan Shoemaker came in second and third place, respectively. They are all National Geography Bee finalists.

Myers Park High

Financial aid night: There will be a Financial Aid Night at Myers Park High 6:30-8p.m. Jan. 12 in the auditorium. The meeting will discuss crucial information on how to pay for college.

Quail Hollow Middle

Open house: There will be an open house today, Jan. 11, 9:30 a.m. in the Media Center hosted by Principal Rachael Neill and the PTSA. During this time, prospective families may learn details of classes, scheduling and ask any questions they may have.

Student showcase: Quail Hollow Middle School will be hosting its popular Showcase 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 31. Visitors may tour the school, enjoy performances by the orchestra, chorus and bands, and learn about the array of educational opportunities and clubs the school offers. Call 980-343-3620 for details on either event.

South Charlotte Middle

Upcoming events: There will be a winter chorus concert 7-8 p.m. Jan. 12 at the school. There will be a dance performance 7-8 p.m. Jan. 17.