Board of Education Public Forum - March 20th
The Alamance-Burlington Board of Education has rescheduled its public forum for Thursday, March 20th from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm in the Southern High School auditorium. The purpose is for members of the public to address the Board regarding any subject appropriate for open session meetings of the Board of Education. Southern High School is located at 631 Southern High School Road in Graham.
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.
BURLINGTON, N.C. -- School and Saturday are not two words that normally go together, but some Burlington teachers are making sure it works! Teachers and staff at Grove Park Elementary visited the Tucker Street Home neighborhood in Burlington Saturday as part of their initiative to help promote reading.The group created the Family Engagement Council and plan to have 3 or 4 similar events in different neighborhoods throughout the remainder of the school year. The teachers read to students Saturday and talked with families about how they can use these literacy skills to help improve their school performance.