• AP Environmental Science
    Attention AP Environmental Science students: Ms. Pilversack will be available to review on Wednesday and Thursday this week after school.
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  • NC A&T Day
    On Wednesday, April 22nd from 10:00-1:00 NC A&T Day will be at ACC. Representatives from academic areas, financial aid and transfer articulation will have tablets set up in the Student Activities Area (behind the bookstore) to discuss programs and transfer options, as well as scholarships and application fee waivers.
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  • History Club
    The new History Club newsletter is FINALLY here. History Club members should stop by Mr. Byers' room and pick up a copy. The next History Club event is this Thursday after school as we study the 1900's strange sci-fi, fantasy, spy, surrealistic TV show, The Prisoner.
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  • Summer 2016
    Like adventure, intrigue, and giant tortoises? Join Ms. T summer 2016 in the Galapagos Islands. See Ms. T for details in SC3.
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  • Junior Night
    Next Thursday, April 23rd will be our Junior Night. Anyone interested in preparing for their senior year, and beyond, is encouraged to join us. Come to the gym from 5:30-7:30 to meet representatives from over 15 colleges and universities, learn about how your school counselors can help you, and attend breakout sessions on the old vs. new SAT and ACT, large public schools, small private schools, financial aid, application and scholarship essay writing, college transfer programs from a 2 year school to a 4 year school, etc. We will also have a Spanish language interpreter on-site. 
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  • University of Alabama
    A representative from the University of Alabama will be here during lunch next Thursday the 23rd. Come learn how you may be able to get into the school with a 3.0 GPA, and get scholarships to U. of Alabama with a 3.5 GPA even as an out-of-state student.
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  • Summer Opportunities
    If you are a high schooler (rising 9 to 12 grade) with a interest in working with youth and working in an outdoor education setting, this opportunity is for you! A great way to spend part of your summer outside making a difference in the lives of young people! EcoCorps members are also invited to assist with events in the Spring and Fall and other special opportunities board in Guidance for more information. 
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  • NHS
    Attention NHS members: Students wishing to volunteer at Elon Elementary's Spring Fling on May 1 (4-9pm) or Clean up on April 25 (8am-12pm), please sign up with Ms. Moorefield ASAP!
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  • NC Graduate Services
    4/17- Sophmore Class Meeting 8:20am
    4/21-Senior Delivery during ALL Lunches, bring your account balance with you
             Class Ring Pickup 4-6pm in the Media Center 
    4/25- Class Ring Pickup 10am-12
     
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  • Spring Break 2016
    Any student interested in traveling to Paris and Barcelona for Spring Break 2016 see Coach Lockner in D7. Spaces are filling up fast so come as fast as you can.  
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  • FCA
    We will have an FCA Huddle on Thursday April 23rd at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria. Athletes bring your own food.  
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  • ACC
    Alamance Community College will be offering a foundation scholarship to a graduating Sr. planning to attend ACC in the Fall. Stop by Mrs. Mitchener's office for the application. Deadline to apply is May 1. 
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  • Senior Breakfast Announcement 
    The Senior  Breakfast Committee will be accepting donations for the breakfast until May 1st.  Please have all pictures submitted by Friday April 17.  There is a fundraiser Tuesday April 21 at Pelican Snowballs between 5 and 9pm.  10% of sales go to the Senior Breakfast Committee.
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  • ESL Fair
    Students attending the ESL Fair on May 6 should return their permission slip to Mrs. Mitchener as soon as possible. 
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  • ASVAB
    The ASVAB test will be administered on Thursday, April 23, at 8:10 a.m. in the Media Center. The ASVAB Test is free of charge with no military obligation. Students seeking career exploration and a personal skills assessment, followed by a personal score interpretation will benefit from this free test.
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  • Spring/Summer Hiring
    The city of Burlington is hiring for Spring/Summer. See the bulletin board outside of Mrs. Mitchener's Office for more details.
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  • A & T University
    A & T University is offering The Summer High School Transportation Institute (STI) to students who are entering the 11th or 12th grade during the 2012-2016 school year and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0. This 5 1/2 week program is held on the A&T campus targeting high performing high school juniors and seniors. The objective is to introduce students to the Transportation/ Logistics/Supply Chain profession and encourage them to continue their studies at the college level. Students are introduced to all aspects of transportation; take the freshman writing course, and visit transportation facilities in Washington DC. The 2015 STI will be held from June 24-July 31. Spplication deadline is April 30, 2015. See Mrs. Mitchener for more details.  
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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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Announcements

  • Information about the new 10 point grading scale for all high school students goes into effect next school year (2015-2016)
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  • Military Connected Student Information
    Parents and guardians, if you have a student in your household who has an immediate family member connected with the U. S. military, please take a few minutes to complete a short form (ENGLISH | SPANISH.) This includes family members serving on active duty, in the National Guard and Reserves, Retired Military, Disabled Veterans or Civil Service Employees. The information on the short survey form is being collected on behalf of the North Carolina General Assembly to ensure that the unique needs of military-connected students are met. We would appreciate your participation.
     
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  • ABSS Strategic Plan
     
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Principal:  Todd Stephan
 
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  • Congratulations to our Western
    Students of the Month (SOM) and
    Warriors of the Month (WOM)
     
    February
    SOM- Lauren Gornto
    WOM- Kelly Butler 
     
    January
    SOM- Jake Frizelle
    WOM- Bryan Nevel
     
    November
    SOM-Alexis Smith
    WOM- Matthew Lebo
     
    September SOM: Morgan McGinn
    September WOM: Diana Arellano
     

     
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