University City

School news


Friends School of Charlotte: Open house, grades K-5, Thursdays 9-10:30 a.m. Contact 704-567-9445 or email

Queens's Grant High: Admissions information meeting for parents, Feb. 23 at 6:30p.m. Walking tour: Feb. 8, 15, 22, 29, 10a.m.-10:30 a.m. RSVP to walking tour at

Arborbrook Christian Academy: Fall 2012, Arborbrook will offer Transitional Kindergarten. Contact Joy Fisk at 704-821-9952 or

Covenant Day: Students will present performances of "Singin' in the Rain" Feb. 9-11. For times and ticket information, call 704-847-2385

CDS re-enrollment packets for current students were mailed in January. Any family who did not receive the packet, call Lisa Barlow at 704-847-2385.

Davidson Elementary: Parents and students watched performances of Chinese juggling, dance, comedy and magic. The cultural event, celebrating the Chinese New Year, took place in the school gym on Jan. 17.

North Mecklenburg High: Principal Matthew Hayes received the Duke Energy Citizenship and Service Award at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Hayes has worked in the CMS system as a teacher, coach and assistant principal.

Carmel Christian School: Geography Bee overall winners are, Hunter Dixon, eighth grade; Garrett Fogg, seventh grade, second place.

Winers in grades 1-4 are Eva Vega, second grade, Bond Uzomba, first grade.

Grades 5-8 winners are Abigayle Hannon, fifth grade, Thomas Maye, fifth grade.

Margaret Lynch, 10th grade, won first chair in the South Central All-District Band, after auditioning along with 76 other players. Margaret will perform with the band at a Lenoir-Rhyne University concert and is also eligible to audition for the All-State Band.

Cabarrus County

Hickory Ridge High: N.C. Rep. Larry Kissell (District 8), has nominated Corbin Michael Grohol to the United States Air Force Academy. Students must first receive a nomination in order to receive an appointment to a military academy.

Fuel Up Like a Pro Milk Contest: W.R. Odell Elementary School won the CCS Fuel Up Like A Pro milk contest to drink more milk.

For their effort in achieving a 19 percent increase in milk consumption in December, the school received a $1,500 grant for use in health, nutrition, and PE programs. Coltrane Webb Magnet School took second place with an 18 percent increase and Jay M. Robinson High School won third place with a 14 percent increase and received $1,000 and $500, respectively

Compiled by Cindy Stern