• Bailey Middle: The school offers tours for prospective families every Wednesday through the end of 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 Friday to Thursday, April 8-14,  8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the media center. … The Latino Outreach Program will meet every Tuesday until May 3. The school encourages all local Latino families to visit the school for dinner, babysitting and tutoring. Contact the school for more information.



• Barnette Elementary: Kindergartners will visit the Lazy 5 Ranch on Thursday, April 7. … Fourth-graders will perform at the Barnette Volunteer Brunch on Thursday, April 7. … Beginners Day will be held April 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.



• Blythe Elementary: The school asks families to donate used printer-ink cartridges and cell phones to the Blythe Elementary Recycle program to help raise money for the school. A collection box for the items will be in the school’s lobby. …The spring book fair is Monday to Friday, April 11-15, from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A Family Night will be held Tuesday, April 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Funds raised will help Blythe purchase books for its Media Center. …  The school hosts a Red Cross blood drive April 14. … Kindergarten Beginner’s Night is April 14.



• Community School of Davidson: The Spartan 5K is Saturday, April 9, at Fisher Farm, located at 21215 Shearer Road, in Davidson. The competitive race begins at 8 a.m., and the recreational race begins at 8:30 a.m. Registration is required. … School officials are seeking sponsors for the school’s 10th Annual Golf Tournament on April 29. Business or private sponsorships range from $50-$2,000.



• Cornelius Elementary: Beginner’s Day is April 15.



• Countryside Montessori: The school’s 30th anniversary gala is Saturday, April 9 at 6 p.m. Tickets may be ordered 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, call the admission office at 704-237-5229 or email admissions@davidsonday.org. … The school presents its spring musical “The Lion King: Broadway Selections,” Thursday and Friday, April 7 and 8, in the theater. The third- through 12-graders perform for the public on April 7 at 6:30 p.m. and April 8 at 7 p.m. Donations will be accepted at the door.



• 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 Thursday, April 14.



• Grace Covenant Academy: Registration for the 2011-12 school year is now open. Find more information at the school’s website. … Sunday, April 10, is Grace Covenant Academy Day at Tender’s Restaurant in Cornelius. Part of the restaurant’s proceeds will go toward the school.



• Hough High School: The photo club will host an art exhibit Tuesday, April 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Carolina Art Garden. Each piece of artwork on display will be available for purchase for $5 to $20. All proceeds will be donated to juvenile diabetes organizations.



• Huntersville Elementary: A group school tour is scheduled for April 12 at 10 a.m. … A fun walk fundraiser is  Tuesday, April 12.



• J.V. Washam Elementary: Parent volunteers are needed to serve as proctors for End-of-Grade testing. … The drama club presents a performance of “The Wizard of Oz” on Friday, April 8, at 6 p.m. in the Hough High School auditorium. … Spring pictures will be taken on Tuesday, April 12. …The school will hold a Kindergarten Beginner’s Day April 27 at 8 a.m.



• Lake Norman Christian: The school’s golf tournament is May 2 at 9 a.m at North Stone Country Club. Sponsorships are available.



• 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.



• McKinney Academy: The school hosts the 2nd annual Spring Fling on the Davidson Green on May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes a variety of games and activities for all ages and a raffle.



• St. Mark Catholic: The spring book fair will be held at the school April 8-15. The fair will include Sunday shopping hours after Mass on Sunday, April 10. … Fourth-grade Mass will be held Wednesday, April 13. …Eighth-graders will participate in a 30-hour famine fundraiser Thursday and Friday, April 14-15, to raise money for World Vision International, a poverty relief organization.



• Torrence Creek Elementary: All Pro Dads is Friday, April 8, at 7:45 a.m. Reserve a spot by emailing trainer2go@aol.com. … Jason’s Deli will host a Torrence Creek Spirit Night on Wednesday, April 13. … The school will hold tours on April 15 and 29 at 10 to 11 a.m. Contact the school to sign up.