Davidson Elementary School staff beat J.V. Washam Elementary staff in a charity basketball game at Davidson College last week. The event raised more than $3,000 for the Ada Jenkins Center. Meanwhile, Davidson Elementary School and Davidson Day School plan open houses for prospective students, and North Mecklenburg High School Students host an evening “stroll through the arts” May 3. And, J.M. Alexander Middle takes 4th place in the state Science Olympiad, and parents must register students by May 4 for the second CMS student-assignment lottery. Read below for details.
DAVIDSON ELEMENTARY AND J.V. WASHAM STAFF MEMBERS FACE OFF IN CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME
The annual charity challenge basketball game between teachers and staff at Davidson Elementary School and J.V. Washam Elementary School on April 24 raised $3,300 for the Ada Jenkins Center. And Davidson Elementary snagged its second win.
This popular event raised $3,085 last year.
BEGINNERS DAY AT DAVIDSON ELEMENTARY MAY 3
Parents and rising Kindergartners will get an inside look at DES during Beginners Day, Thursday, May 3. Parents will learn about the school and a typical day in the life of a kindergartner, while students experience a typical day at DES, including visiting a kindergarten class, school bus and the cafeteria. Gymnasium doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the program will will run from 9-10:30 a.m.
Register your rising Kindergartner before May 10 and receive a free DES Tiger t-shirt. To complete new student registration, parents will need a birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency, as well as the New Student Enrollment forms found at the school website (use DES link above). Submit paperwork to Delores Vanpelt in the Front Office (980-343-390) during office hours or at Beginners Day.
N. MECK STROLL THROUGH THE ARTS MAY 3
HUNTERSVILLE – Enjoy art – in many forms – at North Mecklenburg High School thursday, as students display their visual artwork in the hallways and play live music. The “art stroll” is leading up to the theater department’s production of the musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3.
From 4:30 – 6:30 p.m., enjoy ceramics, photography, paintings and other 2-D art while listening to live music in the school’s J building. Then at 6:30, head to the auditorium for the free musical performance (doors open at 6:30, show opens at 7 p.m.).
OPEN HOUSE AT DAVIDSON DAY MAY 9
Davidson Day School hosts a Sneak Preview Open House on Wednesday, May 9, and invites all interested families to attend. The school plans two preview sessions:
- 9 a.m. for families interested in the 2-year-old through 6th grade program
- 6 p.m. for families interested in 7th through 12th grade.
Davidson Day School, 750 Jetton Street in Davidson. For more information or to schedule a personal tour, please contact Trent Brown, Director of Admission at 704-237-5229 or email@example.com.
Enroll by May 4 to participate in second Student-Assignment Lottery
ENROLL BY MAY 4 TO PARTICIPATE IN CMS’ 2ND STUDENT-ASSIGNMENT LOTTERY
From Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
CHARLOTTE — Families who want to participate in the second Student-Assignment Lottery must enroll their student in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools by Friday, May 4.
New-student enrollment is for children entering pre-kindergarten who are interested in the pre-kindergarten magnet Montessori program, kindergarteners who did not attend a CMS pre-kindergarten program during the 2011-2012 school year or older students who are not currently attending a CMS school, but plan to attend a CMS school during the 2012-2013 school year. Students must be enrolled by May 4 to be eligible for the second magnet lottery, which began on March 14 and will continue through June 4, 2012.
Children must be five years old on or before Aug. 31, 2012, to be considered for kindergarten. Students must be four years old on or before Aug. 31, 2012, to be considered for pre-kindergarten magnet Montessori program.
New student-enrollment forms are available on the CMS website, at any school, zone office or the Family Application Center (700 Marsh Road). For more information, please call the Family Application Center at 980-343-5335 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
J.M. ALEXANDER TAKES 4TH IN STATE SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
CHARLOTTE — On Saturday April 28, 45 Division B (middle school) and 43 Division C (high school) teams from schools across the state participated in the North Carolina Science Olympiad State Tournament at NC State University. Piedmont IB Middle took top honors in the Division B category, scoring 204 points. Second place went to Jay M. Robinson Middle (216 points) and fourth place went to J.M. Alexander Middle School (254 points).
Division C teams from CMS also placed well at the state competition. Ardrey Kell High placed seventh (285 points), Myers Park High placed eighth (343 points), Providence High placed 12th (396 points), East Mecklenburg High placed 13th (400 points) and North Mecklenburg High placed 18th (471 points).
As first and second place winners, Piedmont IB and Jay M. Robinson will move on to the Science Olympiad National Tournament at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, May 18-19.