• Bailey Middle: The school offers tours for prospective families every Wednesday through April. Tours are scheduled for 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., and no pre-registration is needed. … The spring book fair will run from April 8-14 from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the media center.


• Barnette Elementary: Parents and teachers will face off in a basketball game Friday, March 25, at 6:30 pm. to raise money for a student field trip to Washington, D.C.



• Blythe Elementary: The school asks families to donate used printer-ink cartridges and cell phones to the school’s recycle program to help raise money for the school. Place items in a collection box in the school’s lobby.



• Bradley Middle: Spring picture day is Tuesday, March 29. … Training dates for those interested in proctoring end-of-grade tests are April 28 at 6 p.m. and May 3 at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sessions will meet in the computer lab of the seventh- grade hall. No registration is required.



• Cannon School: The school will screen the documentary “Race to Nowhere” Tuesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. in Taylor Hall. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Small group discussions led by Cannon School faculty will follow the film.



• Community School of Davidson: The school will host a viewing of the film “Waiting for Superman” in the middle school gym April 4 at 6:30 p.m. and April 5 at 9:30 a.m. …The Spartan 5K takes place April 9 at Fisher Farm, 21215 Shearer Road, Davidson. The competitive race will begin at 8 a.m., and the recreational race follows at 8:30 a.m. Registration is required.



• Cornelius Elementary: A parents versus school staff basketball game takes place Friday, March 25. ... Second-graders will take a field trip to the Columbia, S.C., zoo on Tuesday, March 29. … The PTA board meets April 4.



• Countryside Montessori: The school will hold its 30th anniversary gala on April 9 at 6 p.m. Order tickets through the school’s website.



• Davidson Day: The school is accepting applications for headmaster scholarships. All middle and upper school students are eligible to apply for this one-year scholarship award. For more information, contact the admission office at 704-237-5229 or email admissions@davidsonday.org.



• Davidson Elementary: The school offers tours every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 1 p.m. through the end of April. Tours begin in the front office. For more information, call 980-343-3900. …The PTO meets April 14.



• Grace Covenant Academy: Registration for the 2011-12 school year is now open. Find more information at the school’s website, www.gracecovenantacademy.org. … The school will hold a father-daughter dance Friday, March 25, from 7-9 p.m.



• Hopewell High School: The Athletic Booster Club meets April 11 at 7 p.m.



• Hough High: The color guard auditions new members April 4 to 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the school’s band room.



• Huntersville Elementary: The PTA Board meets Monday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m.



• J.V. Washam Elementary: The PTO meets Thursday, March 24, followed by the second- and fourth-grade concert. … The school will hold Kindergarten Beginner’s Day April 27 at 8 a.m.



• Lake Norman Christian: The school holds tours Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. For more information, call 704-987-9811.



• Long Creek Elementary: The Honors Choir rehearses Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. in the music classroom … The Chess Club meets Fridays at 7:30 a.m. in the media center.



– Compiled by Tori Hamby