12 months ago, James Shuler
The Class of 2023 graduations have officially wrapped up for the year! 🎓 Our Public Information Office has posted select photos from each ceremony with the hashtag #ABSSgraduations and you can find them all together on our new Graduation Photos webpage. Find your school's gallery and easily download or share! 📸 https://bit.ly/abssgradphotos
12 months ago, James Shuler
Graphic with a photograph of a senior in blue cap and gown  being adjusted by a parent and text on burgundy background Congratulations Class of 2023 with ABSS logo
Our final group of graduates from the Class of 2023 walked the stage at Graham High School last night. 🎉 We are proud of your accomplishments and extend our heartfelt wishes as you embark on a path filled with new opportunities! #ABSSgraduates #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
A student from Graham High School wearing cap and gown
A student from Western Alamance High School wearing cap and gown
A student from Williams High School wearing cap and gown
Students participating in a graduation ceremony seated in the front row wearing cap and gown
Students flip their tassels after graduating
A student holds her graduation certificate in cap and gown after the ceremony
A mother takes a selfie with her daughter after she graduated while she holds a small child
Administrators, assistant principals, and central office staff stand on stage at a graduation ceremony at Graham High School
We are #StudentCenteredFutureFocused and hiring for the 2023-2024 school year! There's a lot to love about working in ABSS. Listen to some of our teachers share what makes their job special. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFSGoTTT_1I
12 months ago, James Shuler
Two students work on a craft using neon paper, scissors, and glue.  Text "Join our Team: abss.k12.nc.us" is displayed at the bottom.
Pass the ketchup! 🌭 Our Central Services summer staff were treated to a delicious hot dog lunch today thanks to Maverick Radio and HOPE Radio! #ABSSCommunity
12 months ago, James Shuler
HOPE Radio employees standing in the hallway at Central Office
Chuck Marsh prepares many burgers and hot dogs on a large outdoor grill
Two ABSS employees hold plates of food at Central Office
An ABSS staff member holds a plate with a hotdog and chili
🦷✨ Flossing can be fun! 🦷✨ Students at our Brace Yourself Dental #ABSSCTE camp took their dental skills to the next level with a hands-on activity led by Joanna Roberts from Alamance Community College. Using a dental dam as a guide, our talented campers practiced flossing on "patient" dummies, perfecting their technique with precision and care. 🔍 This engaging activity left everyone smiling brighter! 😁 #StudentCenteredFuturefocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
Two students smile beside a dental dummy clamped on a table for a flossing activity
Alamance Community College staff Joanna Roberts demonstrates proper flossing technique to students
A student and ABSS CTE staff work together to create holes in a dental dam
Two students and an ABSS CTE staff member work together to floss dummy teeth using a dental dam as a guide
Hands-on exploration, investigation, and career deep dives 🔍 at the Future First Responders #ABSSCTE Summer Camp! 🚒 Our participants took fingerprints, studied a mock crime scene, and observed a live crisis response from local first responders and the @UNCAirCare crew!
12 months ago, James Shuler
Students give a thumbs up while holding fingerprint forensic activity papers
Local first responders and UNC Carolina Air Care crew pose in front of an emergency response helicopter
Local first responders demonstrate a live crisis response in front of students
UNC Carolina Air Care crew answer questions from students
Our #ABSSCTE camps keep making the news! 📹 Fox 8 came out to Cummings today for our Food Science Explorers camp and captured students working hard to measure, purée, and boil to create their own fruit gummies! Chef Les even made an appearance! 🧑‍🍳 #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
Video camera and Cindy Farmer from Fox 8 interviewing a CTE staff membenr
Students prepare ingredients to make fruit gummies in a kitchen classroom
Les Atkins and CTE staff pose with chef hats and kitchen accessories
Students prepare the base for fruit gummy bears in a kitchen classroom
Director of CTE @absscte Robin Bowers and CTE Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator Lindsey Criss presented at @alamancechamber Education and Workforce Council Meeting, highlighting our #ABSSCTE workforce programs and how well they prepare students! #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
CTE Director Robin Bowers presents to the Alamance Chamber
CTE Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator Lindsey Criss presenting to the Alamance Chamber
At the Spark Your Imagination🌞summer camp, rising sixth graders combined coding, robotics, and tinkering to bring to life their very own contraptions! 🚀 They explored careers related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 🌌#ABSSCTE #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
Group photograph of rising sixth graders holding STEM contraptions
Two girls sit behind their STEM contraption they designed
A rising sixth grade boy smiles behind the STEM contraption he designed
Four boys sit and kneel behind the multi-part STEM contraption they designed
Emulsify! 🪄✨ Tasty treats are being crafted in the Food Science Explorers summer camp. 🧑‍🍳 They create everything from scratch and learn the science behind the recipes, gaining valuable experience and knowledge for future culinary careers! #ABSSCTE #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
Group of rising eighth or ninth grade students standing in a group and holding trays of fruit leather they prepared
A student removes the white from an egg using a strainer as two others watch
Teacher Jason Jones instructs two students how to prepare fruit leather
Food Science classroom at Western Alamance High School with students working at different stations
Thumbs up and geared up! 👍 The Biomedical Boot Camp for Boys 👨‍⚕️ #ABSSCTE summer camp at Cummings High School introduced students to the science, equipment, and safety protocols of the medical field 🩺 through hands-on experiences from Dr. Stephanie Gedzyk-Nieman, Benjamin Smallheer, and Nicholas Biando from the Duke University School of Nursing! #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
A nursing student from Duke University models how to check the pulse and blood pressure
Two students use stethoscopes to check the breathing of a practice baby doll
Three ABSS students stand with Duke University nursing student in personal protective equipment and giving thumbs up
Students putting on gloves while wearing robes and face masks as part of a personal protective equipment demonstration
Elon University hosted the inaugural Freedom Scholars Symposium, recognizing the accomplishments of the first cohort of twelve ABSS seniors. These scholars completed service projects in various fields, including social justice, community engagement, and environmental sustainability. The symposium recognized their success, growth, and contributions to making a positive impact on society. https://www.elon.edu/u/news/2023/06/15/trouble-the-waters-freedom-scholar-symposium-celebrates-achievements-of-inaugural-cohort/
12 months ago, James Shuler
High school senior being recognized at the Elon University Freedom Scholars Symposium for her work on a community service project
These rising 8th and 9th graders are sitting comfortably after taking part in the Real World Business Experience Summer Camp in Graham today! They learned what it takes to be an entrepreneur and the challenges of running a business. A heartfelt thanks goes out to the President of Green and McClure Furniture and America's Mattress J. Griffin McClure for providing this exceptional opportunity and inspiring our future leaders! #ABSSCTE #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, James Shuler
A group of rising 8th and 9th graders sit and stand around a couch with Green & McClure Furniture owner Griffin McClure and ABSS staff
Inspiring presentation today by Alan Hooker at the ABSS Summer Symposium. His powerful message urged school leadership teams to dream big for their students and relentlessly pursue excellence. #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, Les Atkins
Hooker speaking to ABSS Leadership teams
Hooker speaking to table groups for the ABSS Symposium
Hooker leaning over talking to ABSS leaders at a table
ABSS has cut a whopping $7 million from its Central Services budget in an effort to be more financially prudent. We took to the airwaves this morning to encourage the Alamance County Commissioners to reconsider the possibility of cutting the District’s funding. The result could force ABSS to make even more cuts including reducing staff positions at the school level and even eliminating beloved programs like the arts and music. The Commissioners will meet tonight to discuss. #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
12 months ago, Les Atkins
photos of ABSS Board Chair and Vice Chair and PIO graphic
Another fantastic night at the stadium for our Teacher Appreciation Night! We hope everyone who came out enjoyed the game, a tasty treat from the concessions 🌭🍿 or Sunset Slush of Alamance County, and the fun activities around the park. We ❤️️ our partnership with Burlington Sock Puppets! ⚾️ #GoSockPuppets #ABSSCommunity
about 1 year ago, James Shuler
A Sock Puppets baseball player talks to little league players and a coach through the fence
A group of Sock Puppets baseball players pose with little league players
A Sock Puppets baseball player walks with a little league player on the field
Sock Puppets baseball players circle around with young little league baseball players in a moment of prayer
A girl has smiley emoji painted on her face by a Painted Grape artist
Two boys sitting in lawn chairs turn and face the camera in front of a fence at the Sock Puppets stadium
A young boy in a Sock Puppets baseball hat holding an autographed baseball that is the focus of the picture
A young girl in a pink t-shirt holding a glue bottle
Two ABSS staff members sitting on a bench at the Sock Puppets baseball game
Two ABSS teachers standing with Sock Puppets mascot Whiff
It was a perfect evening for a bit of ⚾️ at the School's Out for Summer night! Nearly 3500 people were in attendance! Thank you Burlington Sock Puppets for providing each student with a ticket. We loved seeing the interaction between families, the players, Socksquatch, Whiff, and staff. ❤️️ But wait, there's more! Our Staff Appreciation Night is tonight! The game starts at 7PM and gates open at 6PM. 🌭 #ABSSCommunity #GoSockPuppets
about 1 year ago, James Shuler
A boy holds up his orange sock puppet with googly eyes
Three students in neon yellow baseball jerseys stand with two plays from the Burlington Sock Puppets
A young girl has a heart painted on her face by a Painted Grape artist
Sock Puppet baseball mascots standing with two students from Alamance-Burlington schools outside at the baseball stadium
ABSS is using a pool application approach to hiring our incoming Assistant Principals. We have multiple vacancies in Elementary and Secondary Schools. Join our Team and apply today! Vacancies at the following schools: Broadview Middle Cummings High School Eastern Alamance High Graham Middle Grove Park Elementary Hawfields Middle Highland Elementary Southeast Alamance High Southern Alamance High Western Alamance High Williams High Elementary: https://abss.ted.peopleadmin.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1606 Secondary: https://abss.ted.peopleadmin.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1607
about 1 year ago, James Shuler
Graphic showing multiple hands in a team high five configuration with text, "Join our Admin TEAM!" and ABSS logo
CTEC staff planted a weeping cherry tree to honor Principal Dr. Jay "Darrell" Thomas for his exceptional leadership, deep care for students, and unwavering commitment to education over a span of 36 years, beginning in 1987.
about 1 year ago, James Shuler
Staff from Career and Technical Education Center gathered around Principal Dr. Thomas on a bench with a weeping tree planted in his honor