Board to Host Two Public Forums
The Alamance-Burlington Board of Education will host 2 public forums regarding the proposed high school redistricting plan currently under discussion. On Thursday, May 5, a public forum will be held at Cummings High School beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the school auditorium. On Monday, May 9, the second forum will be held at Graham High School in the auditorium at 6:00 p.m.
You are invited to attend to hear more about proposed changes in high school attendance zone maps, a draft plan for a future new high school and potential changes for new specialty programs at Graham and Cummings high schools in the next 3 to 5 years. Citizens will have the opportunity to address the panel of board members by signing up at the beginning of the meeting.
Pre-K Program Enrollment
Children who will be 4 years old on or before August 31, 2014 may be eligible to register for Pre-Kindergarten classes for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Pre-K programs target at-risk four year olds who may not be ready to enter Kindergarten due to certain risk factors, including: low income, health-related conditions, developmental delays, and English as a second language.
Parents are encouraged to complete and submit an application, along with required documents as listed on the application form, for a review of their child’s eligibility. Applications are available at the Alamance-Burlington school district’s administrative office at 1712 Vaughn Road in Burlington, at any Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS) elementary school, at the Ray Street Academy at 609 Ray Street in Graham, or on the ABSS website: www.abss.k12.nc.us. In addition, applications are available at the Alamance Partnership for Children office at 2322 River Road in Burlington, or at any Head Start location in Alamance County. For more information, please call 336 438-4212.