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  • Miss Western Pageant!
    There will be an interest meeting for all junior and senior girls interested in participating in the 2014 Miss Western Pageant. The meeting will be on Friday, October 24th at 12:15 in the auditorium. If you are unable to attend this meeting, please see Mrs. Rea or Ms. Rogers on Tuesday, October 28th.
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  • ACC Info Session
    ACC will also host an info session at 4:00PM on October 28th on their campus, if you would like to speak to their directors.
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  • Embrace Club Meeting
    Embrace: A GSA will be meeting Wednesday, October 29th in Mrs. Merkamp's room(A-4). Everybody is welcome! See you there!!
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  • SAT Prep Class
    There are still spots left for the SAT prep class being held on Monday, October 27th. Please see Ms. Seligman in counseling for more information.
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  • Indoor Track
    Any Male or Female interested in running indoor track, please go by ISS room to sign up!
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  • Career and College Promise Classes
    Students interested in taking free Career and College Promise Classes at Alamance Community College next semester are asked to speak with Ms. Seligman by Friday, November 7th.
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  • Key Club
    Attention KEY CLUB Members: Please attend the meeting today to sign up for our Trick or Treat for UNICEF project. Also, come check out or Kiwanis Advisor who will be visiting today!! See you in SC-4 at 3:20 for Key Club!!!
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  • Alamance Community College
     Juniors and seniors who are interested in taking courses at Alamance Community College next semester should see Ms. Seligman in the counseling office for more information.
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  • Belieze Trip
    Can you Belize it? Ms. Tasich is taking students to Belize this June. Interested? Stop by SC-3 for info and a details packet.
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  • Volunteer Hours.
    Need volunteer hours and want to help keep Western green and clean? Help out Project green on Fridays for recycling, See Ms. T for details.
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  • Warrior Buddy Meeting
    There will be a Warrior Buddy Meeting this Friday, October 17th after school
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  • Spirit Week!!
     Student Council invites you to earn spirit points for your class by participating in Spirit week, October 20th through October 24th.
    Monday- Superhero or Villain Day
    Tuesday- Twin Day
    Wednesday- Wacky Day
     Thursday- College Day
    Friday- Spirit Day (Wear blue and white!)
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  • Elon University Junior Writing Course
    Elon University is once again offering a Junior Writing Course in Spring 2015. Participating Juniors will receive help with college and scholarship writing skills and will be taught by an Elon University faculty member. The course meets on select Monday evenings in the Spring on Elon's campus. The cost of the course is $105.00 per student. Please see Mrs. Moore in the counseling office to pick up more information and an application. Applications and the $10.00 application fees are due to Mrs. Moore by Friday, October 31st
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  • Lacrosse Conditioning
    Lacrosse Conditioning will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm on the track. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Dotson in the gym.
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  • Junior Civitans Breakfast
    Everyone who is interested in joining the Junior Civitans club and current members there's a breakfast intro Wednesday, October 8th at 7:40 AM!! current members remember to bring something.
    If you have any questions, contact Morgan Ouzts and Liv Ciarrocchi. 
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  • National Spanish Honor Society
    Need Spanish tutoring? A member of National Spanish Honor Society will be available every Tuesday or Wednesday  from 7:45AM-8:05AM in the media center
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  • Selfies
    Selfies! Selfies! Selfies! We know you got 'em, now we need them! Send your selfies to us via Twitter @DubAYearbook or contact a yearbook staff member! 
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  • Key Club
    Key Club,Key Club, fabulous Key Club! Club T-Shirts are $7.00 and dues are $13.00. So bring $20.00 cash to Ms. Pilversack to pay for both this week! you need to order your shirt if you are signed up to volunteer this month. See Ms. Pilversack in the morning on Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday! Also, Bring in cans for the food drive.
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  • Success Academy
    Math troubles? Science Stress? Need help? Success Academy begins Monday , September 15th and runs Monday-Thursday from 3:30pm-5:30pm in the media center. No appointment necessary just bring your homework and a positive attitude.
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  • After School Snacking!
    Cold drinks and healthy snacks are available after school between B building and the Cafeteria.
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  • Student Council
    Student Council will meet every Thursday at 3:20 in Mrs. Carmon's room C7. Anyone interested in being part of student government should attend. We hope to see you there!
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  • High Impact
    High Impact, a Student-Led Christian club meets Fridays &30-8:00AM in HE3. See Mrs.Ingle or Mrs.Gibbs if interested in leadership, twelve leaders needed!
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  • Spring Break Trip 2015
    Any student who is interested in touring Scotland and Ireland during Spring Break 2015 should see Coach Lockner in D7 for more information
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Announcements

  • Fall make-up pictures 
    Fall make-up pictures will be on Monday, November 3rd in the media center. The senior panoramic picture will also be taken that day at the end of 2nd block. If you have not gotten your senior picture taken, you need to contact Life Touch Photography at 1-866-896-7174 to see if they can still take your picture. Make-up Picture Schedule for Nov 3rd
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  • Catalyst Conference at UNC-Chapel Hill for 9th, 10th, 11th grade students
       Each year, Catalyst brings a select group of 100 high school students to campus to engage in a three-day weekend exploration of social justice issues affecting American youth from Friday, February 20th-Sunday, February 22nd. As a committee in the UNC Campus Y, the center for social justice on campus, Catalyst creates an open environment for students from many different backgrounds to engage each other in challenging issues that affect the social fabric of our society by attending workshops focusing on the way social issues affect students in both urban and rural North Carolina, as well as the larger society.
       If interested, tudents must apply via paper copy by Nov. 10th or online by Nov. 15th. Please email or see your school counselor about applying.
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  •  The Alamance-Burlington Board of Education is seeking input from members of the community to help shape the search process and assist in defining the qualities and characteristics of the next superintendent of the Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS).  The board invites parents and community members to participate in a short online community survey by clicking the survey link.

    Paper copies of the surveys are also available at the ABSS central office at 1712 Vaughn Road in Burlington, in the front office at each school site, and at all ABSS regular Board of Education meetings. All surveys must be completed by Monday, January 5, 2015.  We appreciate your input.
     
    Encuesta de la Comunidad del Sistema Escolar Alamance-Burlington (ABSS por sus siglas en inglés) Sobre la Búsqueda de un Nuevo Superintendente https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZBDQRPX
     La Junta de Educación de Alamance-Burlington está buscando la opinión de los miembros de la comunidad para ayudar a crear el proceso y ayudar a definir las cualidades y características del próximo superintendente del Sistema Escolar Alamance-Burlington (ABSS).  La junta invita a los padres y miembros de la comunidad a participar en una encuesta corta para la comunidad haciendo clic en el enlace de la encuesta.  Las copias de la encuesta en papel también están disponibles en la oficina central del ABSS ubicada en 1712 Vaughn Road en Burlington, en la oficina de cada escuela y en todas las reuniones regulares de la Junta de Educación del ABSS.  Todas las encuestas deben completarse a más tardar el lunes, 5 de enero de 2015.  Agradecemos su ayuda.
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  • North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics
    NCSSM provides students the opportunity to study science, mathematics, engineering, and humanities on campus (residential program) or online (online program) with others of similar intellect, interests, and aspirations. Just less than 700 juniors and seniors are enrolled in programs designed to educate tomorrow’s scientific and technological leaders. SOPHOMORES interested in science, math, and/or technology should see Ms. Wu in guidance for more details.
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  • Yearbook Honorariums
    Senior parents, if you would like to place an honorarium for your child in the community section of this year's yearbook, you will need to complete an order form and send a payment to the high school by December 12th. Order forms were mailed out to parents the beginning of October. The honorarium form can also be downloaded here. All forms and payments should be directed to Mrs Merkamp, room A4. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs Merkamp at kathleen_merkamp@abss.k12.nc.us.
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  • Check Policy for Cafeteria
    The cafeteria will only accept checks which are specifically made out to the cafeteria after 9/26/2014.  The check must list "WAHS cafeteria (or café)" or "Western Alamance High School cafeteria (or café)"  in the "pay to the order of" section. We know that Western Alamance High School receives many checks for picture, yearbook, clubs & etc.  This is the only way to ensure that your check is for the cafeteria. Thank you in advance for your help in regards to this matter.   
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  • ABSS Strategic Plan
     
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  • Congratulations to our Western
    Students of the Month (SOM) and
    Warriors of the Month (WOM)
     
    September SOM: Morgan McGinn
    September WOM: Diana Arellano
     

     
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