February is CTE Month
People in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster are involved in production, distribution and development of plant and animal products/resources. If any of these careers sound interesting to you, be sure to sign up for classes such as:
Guess what, Western Alamance?!? There are never-seen-before pages in this year's yearbook. We will be selling yearbooks 2/15/16-2/26/16 during lunch. The price is $75 cash. Contests and prizes to be drawn 2/19 and 2/26, so see your yearbook rep before the price goes up.
Gold Tryouts will begin on Monday February 22. Anyone planning to tryout should meet Coach Pennington on Wednesday February 17 in the Media Center at 3:20.
Barton College's representative will be in the cafeteria during all lunches on Monday, February 15th to speak with students interested in attending their school.
Baseball Tryouts will begin Monday the 15th afterschool. You must have a physical on file to attend.
February is CTE Month
If you've ever smiled at the thought of solving an equation or completing a math problem that may lead to a design or structural innovation, then the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Cluster may be for you. People working in this cluster are involved with providing scientific research and professional and technical services. If any of these careers sound interesting to you, be sure to sign up for classes such as:
Multimedia and Webpage Design
Scientific Visualization I
Volunteers for Alamance House
Alamance is an Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility and they need volunteers. If you are interested in a career in Health Care, Teaching, Art, Music, Physical Education, Agriculture, or foods, this is a great opportunity for you. Stop by and see Ms. Mitchener for more details.
All Students taking AP Stats please come by Mrs. Danieley's rom to pick up your assignment(C-5)
Do you want to always remember your first year at WAHS or maybe your last? If so go to the school's website, click on the yearbook link on the left of the page and buy yours today. Time is running out!
NC A&t State University will be hosting the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL), this June. The IFAL program designed for rising high school seniors sponsored through the North Carolina Farm Bureau. Students are exposed to the academic and research programs in the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, and are familiarized with careers in the food, agricultural and environmental sciences. In addition, students gain experiences in leadership by participating in leadership training seminars, touring the N.C. General Assembly, meeting governmental officials, and visiting the N.C. Farm Bureau Offices.
Deadline for applications is April 15th.
Alamance County Cattleman's Association
Alamance County Cattleman's Association is awarding $1000 scholarships to students in need that are pursuing an education in an agricultural field. If you are an senior and planning on pursuing a career in Agriculture in fields such as Forestry, Horticulture, Animal Science, etc, you may qualify. Stop by Mrs. Mitchener's office for an application today. All applications must be recieved by Monday, March 31st.
AP Exam Registration
AP Exam Registration is now open! AP students should register to take their exams by March 31st. AP exams are free this year to students that took AP courses. To Register please use the following link www.TotalRegistration.net/AP/341180. Also, please refer to this document for more details. Please see Mrs. Moore in the Counseling Office if you have any questions or concerns!
ABSS Course Guide
The 2016-17 ABSS Course Guide is now available here.
SAT test administrations scheduled for Saturday, January 23 at Graham and Western High School have been postponed and rescheduled for Saturday, February 20 per the College Board. Students should receive an email from Collegeboard as an additional notification. If you are unable to test on the 20th, please contact the Collegeboard at 866-756-7346 to inquire about a change of test date. All students should re-print their admission ticket and bring the new ticket to test on the 20th.