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Grand Oak students and staff donated clothes and toys to Highland Renaissance Academy.

HUNTERSVILLE – Grand Oak Elementary School donated clothing and toys for 30 students at Charlotte’s Highland Renaissance Academy Monday, Dec. 17.

As sister schools, the collection was the second Grand Oak has done through its Angel Tree. The PTA also gives cookies to the Highland staff. 

Grand Oak also donates coats and other clothing to them throughout the year.


Davidson native graduates from Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. – Madison Nowlin, of Davidson, graduated from Coastal Carolina University in a commencement ceremony held Dec. 14.

Nowlin earned a Bachelor of Arts in intelligence and national security studies.

More than 700 students were eligible to participate in the ceremony at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center.


CSD holding open house

DAVIDSON – Community School of Davidson will hold its first open house of the new year Jan. 8, 2019.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for a 7 p.m. presentation for grades 8-12. 

To register, visit The CSD eighth-grade high school campus is at 404 Armour St.


SouthLake hosting med camp

Students interested in becoming a nurse, doctor, physician assistant or nurse practitioner can register for Camp MedPrep, held June 17-21, 2019.

This medical summer camp teaches about the different medical professions in an interactive learning experience designed in the medical model. Rising 10th- through 12th-grade students will learn the life of a health care student and acquire the skills to perform advanced medical techniques and procedures. The camp is at SouthLake Christian Academy and is facilitated by two physician assistants (PA-C).

The cost is $650. For more information, visit


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