Students from Woodlawn School in Davidson and Cannon School in Concord were recently selected for inclusion in Duke University's Talent Identification Program .
DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson Elementary School claimed on-the-court honors, but the big winner at the recent basketball showdown between local elementary schools was the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson.
DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Davidson Day School placed third in regional Elementary Battle of the Books competition held recently in Greensboro.
DAVIDSON, N.C. -- Community School of Davidson presents its inaugural high school musical, Little Shop of Horrors, May 23-25. This two-act musical features 18 cast members and numerous "off-shoots" and is suitable for audiences ages 5 and older.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- The Varsity Science Olympiad team from J.M. Alexander Middle School in Huntersville had a successful showing in a highly competitive field at the North Carolina finals, but fell just short of earning a national tournament berth.
Members of the Leadership Lake Norman Class XVI performed a variety of repair and refurbishing tasks on a recent sunny Saturday at The Solomon House in Huntersville, continuing the practice of each year's graduating class partnering with a community organization.
James Harris Smith
Mr. Smith, 70, of Mooresville died Monday, April 22, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville. He was born Jan. 23, 1943, in Neptune, N.J., to the late Wardel and Ann Boyer Smith.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Independence Hill Baptist Church in Huntersville will host its 24th annual Hearts for Heroes Fun Days Friday and Saturday, May 17-18. The weekend begins Friday night with a barbecue dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost for barbecue is $8 and drive through service is available. There will also be a silent auction from 4 to 6:45 p.m. and a live auction that begins at 7.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- LakeNormanMommies and the EnergyExplorium at McGuire Nuclear Station present a Family Carnival Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This family-friendly event features activities, food, games, performances, prizes and more. Hosted by McGuire Nuclear Station, the event is free and open to the public, rain or shine.
Attractions include a magic show by Twist the Balloon Man, a live reptile show by Cold Blooded Reptile Encounters, science demonstrations by Rocket Ryan, and a visit with characters from Carolina Renaissance Festival. Music is provided by Little Dreamer Productions. Main stage performances by Cheer Explosion, Expressions Dance Studio, Grand Central Academy of the Performing Arts, and Rock University will continue throughout the day.
Burn Bootcamp will host field activities and games on the lawn and there is a bounce house for kids. Additional carnival games and activities are provided by more than a dozen vendors, including crafts with Pre-K Birthdays, photos by SnookySmiles, face painting by Bird Nest Boutique, and more.
Attendees can get up close and personal with cars and trucks in the touch-a-truck area, which features the Coca-Cola Discovery Truck and vehicles from the Cornelius Police Department, Huntersville Police Department, Huntersville Fire Department and North Mecklenburg Volunteer Rescue Squad. The Community Outreach and Awareness will host car seat and baby proofing demonstrations by A Safe Child; chair massages will be provided by Ballas Chiropractic and representatives from Earth Fare, Habitat for Humanity and Novant Health will be on hand.
The prize tent will feature gifts that represent a wide variety of products and services ranging from photography to house cleaning, personalized artwork to Carowinds tickets, and fitness memberships to auto detailing. Ice cream, drinks, hot dogs, and more will be available for purchase at the Bruster's Ice Cream truck.
Information about the carnival is updated daily at www.lakenormanmommies.blogspot.com. The Energy Explorium at McGuire Nuclear Station is at 13339 Hagers Ferry Road in Huntersville.