Parent Teacher Magazine Cabarrus County School January 2014 - Page 3

TABLE OF CONTENTS JAN/FEB 2014 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Message from Superintendent Barry Shepherd, Ed. D. CCS Announces New Mobile App and Challenge Program HRMS Student Presents at Conference School Calendar CCS Receives $3 Million Education Grant CTE Teachers Receive State, National Honors CHS Students Build Mock Stadium Shepherd Receives National Music Award CCHS Speech and Debate Team Takes Top Spot HRHS Student Named to All-American Marching Band NCHS Receives Jimmie Johnson Foundation Grant Eat Well, for Your Children’s Sake -A special contribution from CCS Releases Student Proficiency Data CMHS Student Creates Macro for Chinese Class Inclement Weather Policies & Procedures Novant Health 2 2 3 4 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 11 12 On the Cover: Patriots STEM elementary students participating in national 4H science experiment. Enter to win!!!! the Executive Editor: Trish Thompson Creative Director of Design: Kate Bucek Advertising Sales Sky is the limit? let see you “do the raptor ” Parent Teacher Magazine is owned and operated by The American Publishing Biz, Inc., which produces a collection of magazines with readers from: • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools • Rowan-Salisbury Schools • Union County Public Schools • Gaston County Schools and • Cabarrus County Schools of North Carolina Published by: The American Publishing Biz, Inc. Copyright 2014 © The American Publishing Biz, Inc, All rights reserved Did you know that Peregrine Falcons can fly at speeds 13748 of over 200 mph and as high as 1 mile in the air? Thompson Place Drive “Do the Raptor!” Charlotte, NC 28227 • 704-644-0016 CHALLENGE ACCEPTED See page 7 for details “DO THE RAPTOR!” AND WIN FREE TICKETS! “1. 2. 3. 4.” “Hunt with your feet!” “Eat with your beak!” *Chomp!* (Count on one hand!) (Talons left!) (Talons right!) *Chomp!* Walk the Raptor Trail at Carolina Raptor Parent Teacher Magazine has the right to reject any advertisment Center and learn about falcons and other or listing that is not in keeping with the publication’s standards. speedy birds. Inside Latta Plantation Nature Parent Teacher Magazine does not endorse or assume (Fly around!) Preserve. responsibilty for information, products, services or statements TWO WAYS TO WIN... made by advertisers or editorial contributors. The Hard Way...Make A Video 1. Watch the YouTube Video “Do the Raptor” at 2. Make a video of yourself doing “The Raptor.” 3. Add music or other dance steps --get creative! 4. Post your video to YouTube or send us a link to where it is posted. 5. Email us at 6. We’ll send you two tickets to walk the Raptor Trail. The Easy Way...Register Online. 1. Watch the YouTube Video “Do the Raptor” at 2. Go to and enter to win a Family 4-pack of tickets. 3. Wait a while for the drawing. 4. If you win, we’ll send the prize. DEADLINE TO REGISTER: February 15, 2014 Parent Teacher Magazine • January/February 2014 • 1