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Compiled by Cindy Stern
Myers Park High
CPCC enrichment classes: For a list of Central Piedmont Community College personal-enrichment classes at Myers Park High this fall, visit http://bit.ly/1tzjEAc or call 704-330-4223.
Parenting program: The school and Diana Levitt of Oak Family Counseling will offer “Love and Logic,” a practical-skills program that can be used with students age 11-18. The free classes will be offered four consecutive Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sept. 9-30 at the school art gallery. Details: Diana Levitt, 704-451-5534, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.oakfamilycounseling.com.
Coach award: Dan Dudley has been named the 2014 NC High School Girls Coach of the Year in the Private/Parochial division by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
The varsity girls’ soccer head coach also received the honor in 2013. Under Dudley, the Chargers repeated their N.C. Independent School Athletic Association 3A girls’ state championship in 2014 with an undefeated record of 16-0-3.
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Alumni news: Charlotte resident Ashley McCullough is one of 30 student leaders nationwide to have participated recently in the Anheuser-Busch/United Negro College Fund “Legends of the Crown” leadership and career symposium in St. Louis, Mo., this summer.
The program also provided McCullough a $5,000 scholarship. McCullough is studying accounting at NC A&T University.
Alumni news: Alexandria Davis, a 2012 graduate, participated in a summer internship with The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.
Davis, of Monroe, is a member of the Colgate University class of 2016.
Book fair: Through Sept. 5, a percentage of purchases from Barnes & Noble at the Arboretum will support the school’s academics. Details: http://bit.ly/1ohUZvf.
Alumni news: Madeleine Fish, a 2014 graduate, has received a Florence Moog Fellowship in biological sciences and chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
Fish is one of only six Moog Fellows this year and is a freshman in the university’s College of Arts & Sciences.
Back to School: For back-to-school tips for parents, visit the CMS website: http://bit.ly/1vrF1Vf.
Arts & Science Council: “Spiral Bound” screenings will be held Sept. 9 in McGlohan Theatre in Charlotte and Sept. 11 at the Davidson College Duke Family Performance Hall.
The 60-minute documentary follows a group of high school students in the Arts & Science Council’s Studio 345 Program and education students from Davidson College as they explore social justice and the role of arts in education.
Literacy initiative: CMS and the library are launching a joint literacy initiative this fall to provide pre-kindergarten through third-grade students with public library cards.
Parents of CMS students in pre-K through third grade should receive a letter during the first week of school.