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Most 2021 North Carolina high school graduates will have their tuition and fees covered at any state community college, including Alamance Community College, for up to two years thanks to the establishment of a new state grant.

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Beginning in fall 2021, the Automotive Services Program will call EAHS home. The program is part of Alamance-Burlington School System’s (ABSS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) program.

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On the morning of Friday, May 28, Alamance-Burlington Schools (ABSS) celebrated the construction launch of a new comprehensive high school complex and campus, the county’s first since Burlington City Schools opened Hugh M. Cummings High School in 1970.

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Alamance Community College alumni, faculty, staff, and students were honored by the College Thursday evening, May 27, at the 2021 Celebrating Excellence Awards, hosted by the ACC Board of Trustees and the ACC Foundation Board of Directors.

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Alamance Community College has announced its 2020-2021 recipient for Staff Member of the Year is Chief David Prevatte, Director of Public Safety.

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Alamance-Burlington Schools is teaming up with 17 other school districts in North Carolina’s Piedmont region to host free virtual information sessions for members of the public who are interested in careers in public education. On May 4th and 5th from noon until 1:00 pm, Human Resources prof…

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With a strong positive response expressed to date on a recent K-5 virtual school interest survey, Alamance-Burlington Schools (ABSS) plans to add grades K-5 to the new Alamance Virtual School (AVS) that will open for students in grades 6-12 in August 2021. The new K-5 opportunity is availabl…

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CORRECTION(S): In the seventh paragraph, Henry Scott was referred to as Ralph Scott, this error has been corrected; additionally, a quote from Peggy Boswell in paragraph nine had typo that has been corrected, also.

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Pursuant to N.C.G.S § 143-318.12, notice is hereby provided that the Alamance County Board of Commissioners will assemble on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 8:00 am at Alamance Community College to tour various Alamance-Burlington Schools and will tour the campus of Alamance Community College,…

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Alamance Community College is among several county agencies and institutions named to partner with Elon University in an initiative that organizes service learning opportunities on the ACC campus.

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Chelsea Frazilus, of Mebane, placed third last month the “All Service Has Purpose” essay contest, presented by the National Montford Point Marine Association NC Triad-Triangle Chapter 38 and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission of Durham.

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The Eastern Alamance High School Debate Team had two teams (the Green Team and the Gold Team) competed in the North Carolina Ethics Bowl,  sponsored by the University of North Carolina Parr Center for Ethics in the College of Arts and Sciences. on Saturday, February 20th. Eastern placed seco…

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In an effort to get the eighth grade students at Woodlawn Middle School motivated and inspired before moving on to the ninth grade, the school’s staff planned a Virtual Career Fair Event to introduce as many different types of careers in our community and beyond to their students. 

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The school staff members at Woodlawn Middle School joined together this winter in a creative fashion to help students celebrate Black History Month a little differently. Staff at Woodlawn Middle collaborated to create a virtual bulletin board (visual and auditory) for the whole month of Febr…

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The Hawbridge School has begun construction on a new 40,000 square foot school building. The new building will significantly increase the public charter school’s current enrollment to serve students from kindergarten through twelfth grade. Staying true to the school’s vision of environmental…

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Consider this scenario for a new legal TV drama in the vein of ‘The Paper Chase’: A brainy young teenager enrolls early at a community college and earns an Associate in Arts degree at age 17, learns the legal ropes of a courtroom as a member of a mock trial team, is awarded her Bachelor of A…

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With a generous grant award, recommended by the Walmart store in Mebane, the team of School Social Workers in OCS were able to have a tremendous impact over the holidays, helping to serve the most food-insecure students and families in Orange County.

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, February 9, during a more than four-hour Alamance-Burlington School System Board of Education Work Session, the elected board gathered information from ABSS officials, including Superintendent Dr. Bruce Benson, regarding the planned returned to in-person learning…

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On Wednesday, February 3, the North Carolina State Board of Education approved Alamance-Burlington Schools (ABSS) for one of eight implementation awards in the North Carolina Digital-Age Learning Initiative grant program. ABSS has been awarded one of eight two-year Grants in the state of Nor…

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Multiple Mebane residents have been named to Dean’s List at various colleges for the fall 2020 semester. Former EAHS baseball standout Will Austin made a 4.0 at Fayetteville Technical Community College in the fall. Austin will be starting his freshman baseball season at Fayetteville Tech thi…

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The Alamance-Burlington School System is undertaking a project to renovate a 468 square foot building that was used decades ago as a school house for Alamance County African-American students. The one-acre site, located at 4460 N. N.C. Highway 62, was built in 1915, and was used as a one-roo…

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The President's List for Fall semester 2020 has been announced by President Dr. Algie Gatewood. To qualify for the President's List, full-time students must earn a 3.8 or higher grade point average (out of a possible 4.0) and carry a minimum of 12 credit hours. The following students from Me…

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Alamance Community College, Elon University, and the Alamance Burlington School System (ABSS) have agreed to partner on developing a new initiative to address the shortage of teachers in the local schools and to enhance the racial and ethnic diversity of educators in area classrooms. 

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At a recent joint virtual meeting between the Alamance County Commissioners and the Alamance-Burlington School System’s Board of Education, the elected bodies had an opportunity to speak with Alamance County’s three statewide government officials - N.C. House Representatives Dennis Riddell (…

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Eastern Alamance High School student Jackson Stokes is the winner of the 2020-2021 VFW Voices of Democracy Essay Contest.  The typical ceremony was cancelled due to Covid restrictions, but a small award presentation was conducted in the Mebane Veterans Garden in downtown Mebane. 

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Alamance Community College is bringing a nationally recognized Smithsonian Institution exhibit to its campus—virtually. “Water/Ways” seeks to educate middle schoolers and the public about the natural resource of water, locally focusing on the Haw River. that features trivia, contests, and vi…

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Earlier this month, members of the Alamance County Commissioners and Alamance-Burlington School System’s Board of Education, along with numerous county and school officials, came together for a joint meeting over Zoom. For approximately two hours, the local officials learned more about the s…

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, January 12, at its monthly Work Session, the Alamance-Burlington Board of Education voted to approve an updated plan for return to school presented by Superintendent Dr. Bruce Benson. ABSS will continue to monitor the effects of COVID-19, and will review this pla…

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On the afternoon of Tuesday, January 12, at its monthly Work Session, the Alamance-Burlington Board of Education voted to approve an updated plan for return to school presented by the superintendent. 

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On Thursday, January 7, 2021, The Alamance County Democratic Party had the privilege to award Steve Van Pelt the prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine. This is the highest award for state service granted by the Office of the Governor. Nominees must have 30 or more years of service in the s…