Congratulations to E.M. Yoder Elementary for receiving their Accomplished designation from Participate Learning for outstanding work with the #GlobalLeaders framework! Their Dual Language program and schoolwide global focus encourage students to learn from each other's cultures, languages, and viewpoints, creating an environment where every individual can get involved, succeed, and truly thrive.
30 days ago, James Shuler
Four staff at EM Yoder Elementary standing in front of the school holding a blue and white large banner saying they are now an Accomplished status Participate Learning Global school
✨ 38 Days, 38 Schools - E.M. Yoder Elementary Eagle Pride soars at E.M. Yoder Elementary! Nestled in the heart of downtown Mebane, this school is a vibrant hub of community engagement and academic excellence. The school has gone green, literally - staff, students, and parents come together monthly for "Wear Green Wednesday," a cherished tradition that fosters team-building and school spirit. 💚 With a commitment to "every kid, every day," Yoder's dedicated educators ensure that each student feels valued, supported, and empowered to reach their full potential. 🌟 Through rigorous and engaging instructional practices, the school provides tailored support to meet every child's unique needs. What sets Yoder apart is its multicultural Dual Language program and global focus. 🌍 Students not only learn from their teachers but also from one another, cultivating a deep appreciation for diverse cultures, languages, and perspectives. ✨
about 2 months ago, James Shuler
Collage of EM Yoder Elementary staff and students, four featured photos and a logo in the center
📣 Spread the word: the ABSS Job Fair is this Saturday, April 13th, at Highland Elementary! it will open at 9 AM and go until 12PM. We are excited to welcome anyone looking to start a new career in ABSS. Many positions are available. Schools will have tables set up and our talented staff is available to greet you and answer your questions. See you there!
2 months ago, James Shuler
ABSS Job Fair graphic with relevant details
📚✨Our Media Specialists totally deserve a shoutout on National Library Workers Day! Sure, they'll help you find the perfect book, but they also collaborate with teachers, model tech skills, and think outside the box to engage inquiring minds. From cozy story nooks to cutting-edge resources, they maintain an incredible space just brimming with opportunities to learn and grow. Thanks for all you do! 🙌 #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
2 months ago, James Shuler
National Library Workers Day graphic with date April 9th, 2024 and a blurred image of a stack of books
🌟Job seekers, mark your calendars - our 2024 Job Fair is one month away! We are hiring for many positions, both certified and classified. Come find your next opportunity with us! Please share with anyone you know who may be interested. 📍 Highland Elementary ⏰ 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM 🗓️ April 13th, 2024 #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
3 months ago, James Shuler
ABSS Job Fair 2024 graphic with information about its location at Highland Elementary, April 13th, 9 AM to 12:00 PM showing four photographs of staff and students
We are thrilled to congratulate our 2024 Classified Employees of the Year! 🌟These dedicated staff members take on diverse and critical roles that provide vital support for the education of our students. We deeply appreciate their hard work. Congratulations!
4 months ago, James Shuler
Classified Employees of Year with names and schools
✨ Kindergarten Enrollment links in English and Spanish are now on our website! We have instructions, videos, a checklist, and other resources. If your child will turn 5 before August 31, 2024, they are eligible to enroll in ABSS Kindergarten for the 2024-2025 academic year. ✅ Want to register in person? Come out to our Registration Fair on March 9th at Holly Hill Mall, 9 AM to Noon. Staff will be available to answer all your questions!
4 months ago, James Shuler
Graphic advertising Kindergarten Registration with a link to our Kindergarten website and information about the Registration Fair on March 9th
We are proud to announce the 2024 ABSS Teachers of the Year! 🌟 These exceptional teachers are making a real difference in their students' lives. They care deeply about their students’ growth and success every day. Whether helping a struggling learner find their confidence, making lessons fun through imaginative activities, or supporting students through life's challenges, their student-first commitment is worthy of praise. Please join us in celebrating them! 👏
4 months ago, James Shuler
List of ABSS 2024 Teachers of the Year with names and schools
Thanks to Tanger Outlets, Mebane for awarding more TangerKids grants to our schools today! 🙌 👏 Congratulations to Karen Nofsinger of E.M. Yoder Elementary for receiving a $390.66 TangerKids grant from Tanger Outlets Mebane for Flexible Seating. She wants to provide wobble chairs as flexible seating options for pre-K students to help increase focus and sensory input. 👏 Congratulations to Carley White of Marvin B. Smith Elementary for receiving a $400 TangerKids grant for Ceramics Exploration, collected by Principal Brian Williams and VP Leslie Ray. She aims to purchase clay, glazes and bring in guest ceramic artists to expose all students to ceramics and empower them to create their own pieces. 👏 Congratulations to Meghan Ealy of Marvin B. Smith Elementary for receiving an $800 TangerKids grant for Sensory Needs equipment. She seeks funding for equipment to address sensory needs of students including wobble stools, adaptive seating and proprioceptive input tools. 👏 And congratulations to Elizabeth Estes of R. Homer Andrews Elementary for receiving a $920 TangerKids grant for Lego Brick Math kits. She is requesting funding to purchase LEGO Brick Math kits to teach math concepts in an engaging, hands-on way to elementary students.
4 months ago, James Shuler
Tanger Outlets of Mebane Marketing Director Jeffrey Johnson stnading with E.M. Yoder teacher Karen Nofsinger holding a check together and a large T prop in front of a green E.M. Yoder banner
Tanger Outlets of Mebane Marketing Director Jeffrey Johnson stands with Smith Elementary Principal and Assistant Brian Williams and Leslie Ray holding two presented grant checks with a T prop
A group of 18 students stands with teacher Elizabeth Estes at Andrews Elementary while she holds a check from Tanger Outlets of Mebane for a grant
Great news! Pre-kindergarten applications for the 2024-2025 school year are now available! For information, locations, and application links, please visit our website:
5 months ago, James Shuler
Photograph of two Pre-K students engaged in investigative play with text Applications are live! PRE-KINDERGARTEN Clases gratuitas de Pre-Kinder de calidad de cinco estrellas APPLY NOW @ BIT.LY/ABSSPREK
Save the Date! 🗓️ Join us for a fun and informative evening at the last Family University of the year, January 29th at Cummings High School! 🌟 A light dinner will be provided at no cost to families before you choose from many useful sessions on topics like registering for high school courses, career and technical education opportunities, and elementary reading and math strategies. Several sessions will also be available in Spanish (Algunas sesiones también estarán disponibles en español.) Childcare will be available for children from Pre-K to 5th grade, so the whole family can participate. The Family University is a great chance to get helpful information while connecting with other families and teachers. We hope to see you there - don't miss this valuable opportunity to support your student's growth and education!
5 months ago, James Shuler
Graphic advertising the Family University event with text Light dinner provided Choose your sessions Help your child excel in their educational journey! ABSS Family University Monday, January 29th 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Cummings High School and a photograph of a teacher working with an elementary student at a desk
Southern Alamance students who are part of Future Teachers of America brought joy and magic to Miss Oballe's kindergarten class at EM Yoder today, as they crafted shrinking paper ornaments with the students! Both big kids and young ones were smiling, laughing, and having fun together! #ABSSCommunity #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
6 months ago, James Shuler
EM Yoder Pre-K students sitting on the carpet with Southern Alamance High School Future Teachers of America sitting behind them
A handmade wreath ornament made with shrinking paper
A handmade ornament made with shrinking paper that says Carter 2023
An application must be completed to receive free or reduced school meals for the new school year. 🥪 If your school is already eligible for free meals or you bring lunch from home, the application is still worthwhile as it provides waivers for testing and college applications! 🖥️
10 months ago, James Shuler
Graphic advertising as a way to receive free or reduced school meals or waivers for testing and college applications
All ABSS rising 6th graders are invited to attend 4 jam-packed, fun, and engaging days at their assigned Middle School for 2023-2024! Light breakfast, lunch, and transportation are provided. Complete the registration form on or before May 26, 2023 for a chance to win some school swag. Deadline to register is June 23, 2023. Please contact your child's middle school for any additional questions.
about 1 year ago, James Shuler
Flyer for the Middle School Summer Bridge Program on August 7-10, 9AM to 1PM
The Read-A-Thon event is ongoing at E.M. Yoder Elementary and today's theme is Readers are Leaders: "Dress up as what you might want to be when you grow up or someone who inspires you." This student dressed up as ABSS Superintendent Dr. Butler! 😍 #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
about 1 year ago, James Shuler
Photograph of a young elementary student dressed up as ABSS Superintendent Dr. Dain Butler, wearing a blue blazer, white collared shirt, a hand-written name tag that says Dr Butler and a marker beard and moustache
Students in Mrs. Howell’s Third Grade class at E.M. Yoder Elementary worked on their service project. Students brought in supplies to pack individual bags for local homeless populations. ❤️️ This idea stemmed from their morning meeting! #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
over 1 year ago, James Shuler
Third grade students at EM Yoder Elementary place items in plastic bags for the homeless
A student stands in front of a long table with many plastic bags containing goods for the homeless
Plastic bags filled with snacks and water with a note made by students for the homeless
ABSS Kindergarten - Start Strong, Start Here! 🌠 We are committed to providing a foundation that will help our youngest learners build on their futures. Registration opens March 1st and our Fair is March 4th, 9am to Noon at Holly Hill Mall.
over 1 year ago, James Shuler
¡Celebremos! 🎉 EM Yoder Elementary concluded Hispanic Heritage Month with a parade of cultures down the halls complete with flags, costumes, and props. After school, staff sampled authentic food provided by the Dual Language teachers! #StudentCenteredFutureFocused
over 1 year ago, James Shuler
Students at EM Yoder marching down the halls as part of the Hispanic Heritage parade
Staff and students holding a flag as part of the Hispanic Heritage Parade at EM Yoder
Two students with an SRO during the Hispanic Heritage Parade at EM Yoder
Dual Immersion staff standing in front of food they prepared as part of Hispanic Heritage Month
Rise and shine! ☀️ EM Yoder students joined the @MebanePolice for another Walk to School Day. Traffic Unit motorcycles from @BurlingtonNC_PD were leading the way! #WalkToSchoolDay #ABSSCommunity #burlingtonncpd
over 1 year ago, James Shuler
Students, parents, treachers, and police from Mebane PD during Walk to School Day at EM Yoder Elementary
Mebane Police who helped with Walk to School Day at EM Yoder Elementary
We're thrilled to announce the new app for ABSS! It's everything ABSS, in your pocket. 

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almost 2 years ago, James Shuler
Graphic with a smartphone showing the ABSS mobile app feed, events, and buttons at the bottom and the text "It's everything ABSS, in your pocket.".