Mountain Island Charter to hold parent interest meeting

MOUNT HOLLY – Mountain Island Charter School, a public charter school near the Mecklenburg/Gaston county line, will hold a meeting for prospective students 6-7 p.m. Nov. 13 at the school, 14516 Lucia Riverbend Hwy..

The school encourages all parents interested in submitting applications on behalf of their children to attend the parents-only meeting.

Applications for the 2013-14 school year, available online at, must be turned into the school office by Jan. 31 to be included in the public charter school lottery, which takes place at 4 p.m. Feb. 12.

The school will also lead parent tours at least once a week beginning Nov. 15. Call the school at 704-827-8840 to sign up.

MICS, in its third year of operation, serves students in kindergarten through 10th grade and doesn’t require fees or tuition. The school plans to add a grade level each year until the 2015-16 school year.

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