MECKLENBURG COUNTY - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools magnet student-assignment lottery application will open, Friday, Jan. 7. CMS families can go online to apply for magnet programs.
The online lottery will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day through Feb. 6. On Feb. 7, the last day of the lottery-application period, the application will close at 10 p.m.
CMS has been sending personalized instruction sheets home with all current students this week. Some students may receive their packets early next week. Students who will be new to CMS, and students who are assigned to Title I Choice schools, received the information in the mail.
The sheets include student identification and PIN numbers, as well as directions to apply online. The sheets also list a student’s current assignment for the 2011-2012 school year.