• Pick-up times for student materials this week are Wednesday-Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. If you are in either of my two Literacy Academy blocks, you need to come by and pick up your Language Live text books and your supply bag. You may also check out a school Chromebook at the same time. If you are in my Honors class, you DO NOT have materials to pick up, unless you need to borrow a school Chromebook. Thanks!

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  • Mrs. Leah Bass Schedule
    Mrs. Leah Bass
    Room E1
    Literacy Academy/English 1 & English 1 Honors
    Email: leah_bass@abss.k12.nc.us
    WAHS Phone: (336) 538-6020
    Office Hours (virtual): Monday-Friday 8:00-9:00am and 2:30-3:00pm


    Welcome to Western High! I am thrilled to be teaching Literacy Academy, English 1, and English 1 Honors this school year. In addition to these courses, past experience includes teaching AP English Language and Composition, as well as 8th grade Language Arts at Woodlawn and Western Middle Schools. I grew up in the Western Alamance area and attended A.O., Western Middle and Western High. Once a Warrior, always a Warrior! I earned my degree in Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill (Go HEELS!!) and prepared for my licensure in English/Language Arts and Social Studies at Greensboro College.


    This promises to be an interesting school year, to say the least, but I am positive that we will enjoy learning together! As we begin this Fall semester with Virtual learning, I look forward to greeting you online, then meeting face-to-face as we (hopefully!) move to In-Classroom learning later this semester. Please watch this page and the WAHS homepage for additional information about Technology and Text pick-up days. Students should also check SCHOOL GMAIL frequently. Please feel free to email me with any questions or concerns.


    Supplies you will need for class:


    Literacy Academy (Fall 2020):  *See the Literacy Academy link to left for more information about course requirements!

    • Language Live Text book (you will need to pick up from school Aug. 12-14 from 8:30-12:30)
    • Computer/Chromebook (Chromebooks are available for check-out if you need them)
    • Earbuds/headphones (optional, but highly suggested)
    • Composition book with pockets
    • Pencil or pen
    • Highlighters


    English 1 Honors (Fall 2020): 

    • Computer/Chromebook (Chromebooks are available for check-out if you need them)
    • Composition book with pockets
    • Pencil or Pen



    VERY IMPORTANT: PARENTS, please use this link to complete the Student Information Form, if your student is enrolled in one of my classes for Fall 2020.




    Sign up for class REMIND messages! Choose the link below, based on your class & block. If you already have the Remind app on your phone, text the class code to the number 81010. Follow the link to sign up for text message reminders - both students and parents should do this. Students make sure to enter your school gmail account and first and last names; parents enter your name & note your student's name in parenthesis. Example: Leah Bass (Maddie's mom). Thanks!!


    Block 1 Literacy Academy (Fall 2020): https://www.remind.com/join/litacadhttps://www.remind.com/join/litacad     Code: @litacad


    Block 2 Literacy Academy (Fall 2020): https://www.remind.com/join/litacadbhttps://www.remind.com/join/litacadb    Code: @litacadb


    Block 3 English 1 Honors (Fall 2020): https://www.remind.com/join/eng1hf2    Code: @eng1hf2


    PARENTS: Please visit this NCDPI for more information on using Canvas and Zoom