• The PLAN test will be given to all TENTH grade students on 10/21.  Tenth grade students, if you need a calculator to use on the PLAN test, please click HERE to fill out the form.  This must be completed by 10/16/15. 

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  • Freshman Parents and Students:  Ready to apply to Elon Academy?  Click HERE.

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  • Free Workshop on Autism
    The Alamance-Burlington Schools district-wide Autism Team is holding a free workshop for parents and professionals of children and young adults with autism. On Tuesday, October 13 at 5:30 pm, the Alamance-Burlington Exceptional Children’s program will host Ann Palmer, a parent of a young adult with autism and the author of Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome. The event is open to the community and will be held in the professional library at the Alamance-Burlington Schools administrative office at 1712 Vaughn Road in Burlington. The event is for adults only. Light refreshments will be provided. View flier (English | Spanish).


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  • The ACT will be administered for free this spring at WHS for ALL Juniors. If a junior student has met the benchmark score required and wishes to opt out of taking it, they may click on the links below and submit all paperwork to the main office by December 18, 2015.  

    Opt Out Information


    Opt out Letter

    Opt out request form

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  • Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, The ACT will include a new type of writing prompt. Below are three documents that provide information about the new type of writing that will be assessed:
    1. Click HERE for a sample writing prompt. The writing prompt can also be found at:
    2. Click HERE for a  copy of the ACT Writing-Enhancements Model which covers the “Writing Competencies Model”.
    3. Click HERE for a from ACT that covers the new writing prompt
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  • Freshman Class Shirts

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    CDM Logo  

    ABSS CDM (Credit by Demonstrated Mastery) 2015-16 Application Window:  October 5 - December 15, 2015.  Please click on the icon for more information and for the CDM Application.

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  • Seniors:  Leave your senior quote for the yearbook HERE.

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    All freshmen, sophomores and juniors will have their yearbook pictures taken on Friday, October 30th. Pictures will take place during 1st, 2nd and 3rd blocks. Students will report to the auditorium to have their pictures taken by homeroom. The picture schedule will be posted online and throughout the school so that students can report to the auditorium at the correct time. Remember that you must wear dress-code-compliant clothing for your picture.  For more information, click HERE!


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  • Bulldog families, please make plans to join us Tuesday, September 22nd, from 5:00-6:30 for our Fall Face-to-Face event.  This is an opportunity for you to meet briefly with your students' teachers.  
    It will be held in our school cafeteria.  We hope to see you there!  
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  • Congratulations to Erica Bower and Carter Williams for being our Teacher of the Month! 
  • Congratulations to Carrie McCann for being our Support Staff Member of the Month!  
  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: