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  • Are you over 18 years old, not a WHS Student,  and want to help WHS on 6/3, 6/4, 6/5, and/or 6/8?  Come proctor for us!  Call 570-6161 for more information or email Stephanie Hunt.
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  • Football Spirit Pack Attention Football Players:  Need to order a Spirit Pack?  Please click this link to get the the Williams High School Football Store.  These items will be available May 16th-June 5th only.  Any questions?  Please contact Kim Steele.  
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  • If you have not purchased a yearbook and would like to, please bring $80 CASH ONLY  to Ms. Lee in room 328. We don't have many yearbooks left, so hurry! Wednesday, May 27th is the last day that the waiting list will guarantee a book held for you; after that, it is on a first-come basis.
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  • If you are an early grad, please come by the school to get your yearbook; ask to see Ms. Lee. Thank you!
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  • Dates

    Williams High School Important Senior Activity Information
    Important Dates:


    • May 8   Deadline for extra graduation ticket requests to Mrs. McCann, no later than 4pm
    • May 15   Recipient list of extra tickets posted outside of the main office
    • May 21   Awards Day Practice- first block in auditorium (mandatory)
    • May 22   Awards Day Program- 8:30am in auditorium (wear cap and gown) Line up at 8:15
    • June 7    Baccalaureate- 5:00pm First Baptist Church (wear cap and gown) Line up at 4:30
    • June 12  Graduation Practice- 9:30am in auditorium (mandatory)

                                 Senior Picnic:  after practice on the front lawn of the school

                                 Graduation:  7:00pm in auditorium (Wear cap and gown) Line up at 6:30

    Attire to wear with cap and gown – May 22, June 7, June 12 (ceremony  only,  you do not need to wear it for practice)

    • Men:  Dark dress shoes (no sneakers, sandals, cowboy boots, Sperries), Dark dress pants (black, dark gray/charcoal, navy, dark brown) No khaki-colored pants, Dress shirt, Tie
    • Ladies:  Dress (make sure that it doesn’t hang out from under your gown or show in the neck area), Dark dress shoes or sandals (No Rainbows or rubber flipflops; no light-colored shoes), Avoid any heels that are difficult to walk in.
    • Everyone:  No honor cords EXCEPT for official National Honor Society cords
    For more details and information, Click HERE!
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  • Yard Sale

    WHS BAND BOOSTER YARD SALE:  SATURDAY, May 30, 2015 in the Senior Parking Lot. The entry fee is $20 which gives you two parking spaces.  Please bring your own tables, chairs, etc for set-up.  The Yard Sale will run from 8am-12 noon (Set-up time 7:30am)
    Contact: Mr. James Brewer 336-570-6161 or Betina Marsh at 336-908-1822
    Payments can be sent in to:
    WHS Band Boosters
    1307 S. Church ST.
    Burlington, NC 27215
    (Money will also be taken the morning of event. Please call ahead for space availability)
    ***All proceeds and donations will go to helping the Band Students of Williams High School and Turrentine Middle for this next school year 2015-2016***
    Click HERE to print this information and to print the registration form.
    Thank you for your participation.
    Yard Sale YS  
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  • Help Wanted Now is the time to apply for summer jobs.  Please check with Ms. Turner for job listings in the Burlington area!  Check the Career Development website under Student Life for more listings!

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  • 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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  • Congratulations to our Science Olympiad Team and Coaches for a job well done! The following members of our first ever team won the following medals at the state level!
    10th place medal - Dynamic Planet (Hugh White & Savannah Williams)
    4th place medal - GeoLogic (Savannah Williams & Jos Boswell)

  Walter Williams High School Bulldog
1307 South Church Street
Burlington, NC  27215-4919
Telephone:  336-570-6161
Fax:  336-570-6214
School webpage: 
Principal:  Dr. Joe Ferrell
Assistant Principals: