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  • Art Club Members
    Art Club members who made an ornament need to pick it up in Mr. Simpsons room by Friday, December 19th!!
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  • History Club Christmas Party!
    The History Club Christmas Party will be this Thursday, December 18th after school in Mr. Byers room. history club members should stop by his room for drink and snack sign-ups. The History Club will also have it's annual White Elephant Gift Exchange, so bring a silly or gag gift!!
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  • Book Club
    Book Club will have a meeting Thursday, December 18th at 7:45AM in the media center. We will discuss the plan of action regarding the Magicians!
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  • English 4AP Steigel
    Mr. Steigel's English 4 AP students please stop by A2 to get your assignments!
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  • English AP3 with Dowler
    All students raking AP English 3 with Mrs. Dowler in the spring, please come by her room by Friday, December 19th to get your winter reading assignment!
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  • United States Army or National Guard
    If you are a junior or senior and you are interested in the United States Army National Guard or you would simply like more information, please come by the checkout desk in the library and sign your name, age, grade,and contact info on the sheet as you walk in. This can and may be the first step in your career and honoring those who served before you.
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  • Computer-Integrated Machining
    Alamance Community College is partnering with ABSS to offer Computer-Integrated Machining for our junior and senior students this spring. An informational meeting will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, December 16th at 9:30AM in the media center. The course will be offered during 3rd and 4th block on ACC's campus. The course and textbooks are free. Transportation will be provided for free and students will arrive back to their home school in time to ride the bus home or participate in after school activities.
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  • English 4AP With Wells
    Attention all of Mrs. Wells's English 4AP students: log into google classroom to find your pre-reading assignments. Any questions, stop into A6 or email Mrs. Wells!
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  • FBLA
    FBLA will be hosting a "Warm Drive" December 8th through the 19th. Please bring in your old gloves, hats, coats, scarves, blankets, and any other warm winter clothing or items to donate to those in need. You can leave your donations in the box in Mrs. Ward's room D2
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  • ACT Score
    If you are a 10th grader and still have not received your ACT score, you can get it in the front office.
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  • 2015 Summer College
    Get ahead this summer and earn college credit with academically-motivated students from around the world at Duke University's Summer College for High School Students. If you are a current 10th or 11th grade student, you are eligible to apply for this a four-week, credit-bearing program that attracts students who represent the next generation of leaders from around the world. Immerse yourself in an international college experience by enrolling in this elite program designed to provide the academic and residential environment conductive to collegiate success.
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  • Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship
    If you are planning on attending UNC Chapel Hill, NC State or UNCG and are interested in applying for the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship, please stop by the counseling office to pick up more information.. Ideal candidates should have a strong academic record, good character, and demonstrated financial need. Applications are online at WWW.CFNC.org/brooks. and they are due by January 31st at the latest.
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  • NC School of Science and Mathematics
    The deadline to apply for the NC School of Science and Mathematics is January 15th. All interested candidates need to be in the 10th grade, shown interest in math, science, and or technology, etc. Please see Ms. Wu in the guidance suite if you are interested.
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  • Success Academy and After School Detention
    There will be no Success Academy or after school detention on Tuesday November 25th. 
               Happy Thanksgiving!!
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  • Miss Western Winners!
     Congratulations to the winners of the Miss Western Pageant!
    Miss Congeniality: Tia Kuhns
    3rd Runner Up: Bayleigh Wallace
    2nd Runner Up: Kathryn Dawson
    1st Runner Up: Lindsay Gillam
    Miss Western 2014: Tia Kuhns
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  • Football Players
    Football players can turn in their equipment on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week after school.
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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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  • Indoor Track
    Any Male or Female interested in running indoor track, please go by ISS room to sign up!
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Fall Final Exam Schedule
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  • Robotics Club Advances to States
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  • Western Student - International Achievement
    Megan Miller was one of four high school students selected in the NC International Science Challenge hosted by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to represent the United States in China at the Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition, 3/24-31/2015. Entrants submitted a formal research paper outlining their research and 8 were selected to present their research orally with a 15 minute powerpoint followed by 15 minutes of questioning by experts in those fields of research. Megan was selected as one of the 4 winners out of that process to represent the US in Beijing. Megan will compete for the US in this competition and enjoy touring the area around Beijing, including visiting the Great Wall. 
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  • Yearbook Honorariums
    Attention seniors and parents of seniors! The due date for senior honorariums has been extended to Friday December 19th! All money and order forms should be submitted to Mrs Merkamp by that day. If you need an extension on this new date, please contact Mrs Merkamp via email. You will need to complete an order form and send a payment to the high school by December 19th. 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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    Draft Academic Calendars for 2016 - 2017
    Draft Academic Calendars for 2016 - 2017 are available for public comment. We welcome and encourage your suggestions!

    The ABSS Board will consider the 2016-2017 calendars in January, with approval scheduled for February. School calendars must comply with North Carolina's school calendar law. Please take this opportunity to review the calendars and share your comments and suggestions with us.

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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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  • ABSS Strategic Plan
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  • Congratulations to our Western
    Students of the Month (SOM) and
    Warriors of the Month (WOM)
    SOM-Alexis Smith
    WOM- Matthew Lebo
    September SOM: Morgan McGinn
    September WOM: Diana Arellano

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