All ladies interested in trying out for basketball, tryouts will start Monday Oct. 31, at 3:30. You must have an updated physical in order to tryout.
WA Cappella will be hosting their annual WacaJam this Saturday, October 29th. The concert will feature 5 collegiate a cappella groups as well as WA Cappella. Tickets are $5 for students. We hope to see you there!
Herff Jones will be in the commons during all lunches this Friday October, 28th to take order for cap and gown for graduation. Please see Mrs. Stuart in E-4 if you did not get a packet last week.
WA Swim Team
If you are interested in joining WA's Swim Team this year, please plan to attent the Winter Parents Meeting in the Auditorium at 6:30 this Wed. October 26th. We will have a swim meeting immediately to follow.
Join WA Theatre for an evening of short plays on October 27th at 7pm. We'll present two Halloween inspired plays for an evening of entertainment. Admission is $3.
After School Tutoring
Calling all students looking to get caught up or get ahead- after school tutoring has started, and will be taking place most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Media Center starting this week. No transportation provided, but there will be a teacher available and a student tutor as well. See Ms. Wu in Counseling if you have any questions.
North Carolina School of Science and Math
9th and 10th grade students interested in learning more about the different residential, summer, and online programs through the North Carolina School of Science and Math should see Ms. Wu in Counseling.
Any male or female interested in running indoor track please sign up at Coach Haith's office. The deadline to sign up is November 1st.
Boys Basketball Tryouts
Boys basketball tryouts are Monday Oct. 31st from 5:45 - 7:45. If you have any questions please see Coach Gerlach in C4.
The PSAT has been cancelled. It is reschedualed for Wednesday, October 19th, during school. Students do not need to do anything differently.
Picture Day Make Up's
Picture make up day is October 26th, 2016. You may get order forms in A6. All senior make up pictures are on October 26th,2016.
The senior panoramic is October 26th,2016 at 11:10 am.
Seniors please choose your yearbook photos on strawbridge.net. The pose must have a blue background.
There will be a WAmericans meeting this Friday, afterschool in Coach Lockners room, D7. Please make sure to bring your five dollars dues as well.
Book Club meets every Wednesday after school in the library and we are accepting new members.
Student Council Elections for the Freshman class will be here soon! Be on the lookout for posters. Freshman may vote for their reps in the cafeteria on Friday.
Students with Early Release
See Mrs. Mitchener if you are looking for a job after school. She knows of some immediate openings.
Any student wishing to be a warrior buddy for this school year please come by D-7 and pick up an application from Coach Lockner.
Young American Society
Young American Society meets Fridays, at 3:30 in A5. Come learn about a different global culture each month.
We will pre-sell tickets for our Friday, October 21st Homecoming football game v. Eastern Guilford from 8 - 2 PM in the front office this Thursday and Friday. Please have cash only and exact change of $6.
We will also be participating in Hurricane Matthew Relief Assistance Night this Friday. A table will be set up to accept donations for victims of Hurricane Matthew.
In addition, the Winter Athletic Parent and Athlete meeting will be held next Wednesday, October 26th at 6:30 PM in the auditorium. Any athlete planning on trying out for a winter sport must attend the meeting.
NHS Induction Information
Applications for new members into the National Honor Society for the 2016-2017 school year will take place in mid-February. Students must meet the requirements of a 3.5 unweighted GPA and a 4.0 weighted GPA to be considered. Calculations will include the Fall 2016 semester grades. Eligible students who wish to apply should also be able to demonstrate at least two leadership roles in or out of the classroom, participate in at least ten hours of community service, and exhibit the qualities of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
From the 2017-2018 school year onward, NHS induction will occur in early October and only Juniors and Seniors will be considered. Students non-selected in 2016-2017 may reapply provided they still meet the GPA requirements.
Students with questions should see Ms. Wagoner or Ms. Allen.
Alamance Career Accelerator Program high school student apprenticeship program interest meetings set for November
Attention ABSS High School Students and Parents:
You are invited to attend an interest meeting about the Alamance Career Accelerator Program, a high school apprenticeship program available for high school juniors and seniors with 7 local businesses and Alamance Community College. The local businesses have developed a 4-year apprenticeship program that will offer a paid summer internship, combined with paid on-the-job training and a 2-year associates degree in advanced manufacturing from Alamance Community College, all paid for by the local company. In addition, at the end of the 4- year apprenticeship program, participating students will be offered a guaranteed job upon completion of the program.
Parents and students, please make plans to attend one of the 3 upcoming interest meetings to hear local industry representatives share more about this outstanding career opportunity combined with a 2-year college degree and hear from a current student apprentice.
For freshmen and sophomores, this is a great opportunity to learn about options available for you when you reach the 11th and 12th grades.
Meetings will be held in the auditorium on the Alamance Community College campus, beginning at 6:30 pm on
Take a few minutes to watch the Alamance CAP video and contact your Career Development Coordinator for more information.
ABSS High School Draft Proposal
ABSS Course Guide
The 2016-17 ABSS Course Guide is now available here.