SAT and ACT
Attention Juniors and Seniors:
The last day to register for the SAT on March 11th is February 28th, and the last day to register for the ACT on April 8th is March 3rd; fees will increase through March 17th. See a counselor if you need a fee waiver.
Attention all Juniors, the testing room list for the ACT are posted outside Ms. Marsh's office. Stop by to find out what room you are testing in. You will take the ACT on Tuesday, February 28th.
There will be an FFA meeting on Tuesday, February 28th at 7:40AM in Mr. Wards room.
Prom tickets for the April 22nd 2017 Prom will go on sale Monday, March 27th at a cost of $25.00 for EVERYONE. Only juniors and seniors may purchase tickets from Ms. Seligman in the counseling office. Sales will ONLY take place before school And durring all lunches with a $10 increase in prices each week. You may also pay for tickets online, and then pickup in the counseling office. Non Western date forms will be available on the prom website. For most up to date and accurate information, consult the website.
Twin Lakes Volunteers
Are you a student between the ages of 12 and 17 who is looking for a wonderful adventure this summer? If so, you might be interested in the YESS Program (Youth Engaged Serving Seniors) at Twin Lakes. This program helps you learn more about older adults and gives you the opportunity to spend 1 to 2 days each week durring summer volunteering at Twin Lakes. See Mrs. Mitchener for more details.
Louisburg College's representative will be in the cafeteria durring all lunches on Wednesday, March 1st to speak with students interested in attendting their school.
Spring Musical Auditions
Auditions for the 2017 spring musical start on Monday! It's not too late to pick up an audition packet! Don't miss your opportunity to be in the spotlight! Come by the auditorium or contact Jake Frizzelle to get your audition materials.
Black History Month
Every February, we celebrate Black History Month to remeber the extraordinary accomplishments thaty African-Americans have made. Historically Black Colleges and Universities, also known as HBCUs are an important part of this legacy. We honor their achievements when we study black history and acknowledge the role that each scholar played in shaping identities as African-Americans.
The oldest in the South is Raleigh's Shaw University. Make sure you check out the glass cases on both sides of the tunnel to learn about other HBCUs like NC A&T, Winston- Salem, Hampton, etc.
The following students should stop by Mrs. Mitchener's office and pick up their portfolio from fall semster:
Wrestlers, we need your photos for the yearbook. Please emial them to Mrs. Wells or DM the yearbook on Twitter. Thanks!
Congratulations to Josiah Bellamy. He qualified for the State Wrestling Tournament by placing 4th at the 3A Mid East Regional on Saturday.
Congratulations to the Swim Team who competed in the 3A State Swim Meet on Saturday. Corine Davenport placed 4h in the 50 Freestyle and 6th in the 100 Butterfly and to our State Champion Noah Henderson who placed 1st in the 50 Freestyle and 1st in the 100 Butterfly. Noah was named Most Outstanding Performer for the Swim Meet.
Go Green Club
THe GoGREEN Club interest meeting will be in Ms. McQuain's room in A4 after-school until 3:40 on Tuesday February 14th. Come to learn more about how to earn service hours for environmental projects and issues impacting our community.
Transfer to UNC Chapel Hill
Carolina Student Transfer Excellence Program, or C-STEP, targets high-achieving students of low to moderate income a chance to transfer from ACC as a junior. C-STEP offers students special events, advising, and transition and support services both at their home college and at Carolina,while they are pursuing their associates degrees, and provide exemplary transiton and support services once they have enrolled at Carolina and are pursuing their bachlor degrees. ALL materials are due by the end or March. See Ms. Wu for details.
Have you bought your yearbook? Time is running out. Get your yearbook and personalize it at a discounted price before February 24. After that, the price goes up and you can no longer personalize them. Buy yours today.
SAT & ACT Test Dates
FEB. 10 is the last day to register for the March SAT. Late SAT registration goes till FEB 21ts.
Juniors taking the ACT 2/28 at school; however, MARCH 3rd is the last day to register for the April ACT.
Make sure you are preparing NOW, and check the ACT and the SAT websites ands talk to your Counselor for more info. on registering and getting free waivers.
February is Career and Technical Education Month
Career and technical education offers courses related to a wide range of careers including: entrepreneurship, automotive, architect, carpenter, nursing, dental, medical technicians, careers related to food and fiber production and agribusiness, culinary arts, management and life skills, marketing, technology and engineering.
If you are 18 and looking for a job in retail, stop by and see Mrs. Mitchener.
Bridal Mart is hiring! See Mrs. Mitchener for details.
Australia & New Zealand 2017
Last call for interested travelers to Australia and New Zealand THIS summer 2017. Speak with Ms. Wu in counseling for more details. Our next meeting will be Tue., February 21st in the Media Center from 6-7 pm, and will be choosing your roomates, going over the itinerary, passport information, etc.
Seniors, please have your honorariums and payments into Mrs. Wells no later then December 9, 2016. The honorarium form may be found on the school's web page under the yearbook link on the left-hand side.
After School Tutoring
Calling all students looking to get caught up or get ahead- after school tutoring has started, and will be taking place most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Media Center starting this week. No transportation provided, but there will be a teacher available and a student tutor as well. See Ms. Wu in Counseling if you have any questions.
Book Club meets every Wednesday after school in the library and we are accepting new members.
Career and College Promise at ACC
Alamance Community College will host an information session for students interested in the Career and College Promise program at ACC on Thursday March 9 at 6pm in the Student Commons. They will talk about the program in general and opportunities both on campus and on high school campuses. They will include information testing requirements and pathway opportunities. For more information email: email@example.com or call (336)506-4231.
ABSS High School Draft Proposal
ABSS Course Guide
The 2016-17 ABSS Course Guide is now available here.