Monthly Archives: May 2014

Graham High School to hold an art exhibit Thursday

Times-News    GRAHAM – Graham High School will hold its annual art exhibit in the school’s media center between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2014. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (336) 570-6440.

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Here comes the sun: Be sure to protect your skin against damaging rays

By Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Clothing styles now include shorts, T-shirts and flip-flops signaling that summer is just around the corner. Everyone wants to have “fun in the sun,” but does it make a difference to know that said sun is hurting the first line of the human body’s defense? Nah, people don’t [...]

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Area students participate in World Robotics Competition

Commentary by Abby Redding Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com ST. LOUIS — Teams from across the United States and 38 other countries competed in the 2014 World Robotics Competition on April 23-26 at the Edward Jones Dome in Missouri. The atmosphere was electrifying. Pit areas were decorated, buttons and other trinkets were traded, teams displayed their uniqueness [...]

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Special Olympics an incredible event

Commentary by Meghna Mahadevan Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    From a backyard summer camp for people with disabilities to a global event, Special Olympics has been changing lives and communities for 45 years. It all began with a woman named Eunice Kennedy Shriver who saw the potential in disabled children and wanted people to realize what [...]

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Orchestra concert is Tuesday

Times-News    Williams High School Orchestra’s spring concert will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in the school auditorium. Admission is free.

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ALS Baseball Classic set for this week

Times-News     The ALS Middle School Baseball Classic will be at 4:15 p.m. Monday, May 19, Tuesday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Southern Alamance Middle School, 771 Southern High School Road, Graham, and 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at the Tom Zachary Field at Graham Middle School, 311 East Pine St., [...]

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Stunning ‘Dreamcoat’ entertains Durham crowd

Reviewed by Rachel Teseneer Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com DURHAM — A blue lit stage welcomed guests as they arrived to the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night to view “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” As the play began, the music was at once engaging, each song with its own catchy tune and upbeat dance. [...]

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Splashes of COLOR: Splatter 5K raises funds for Young Life of Alamance County

By Zoie Nelson Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    Lots of color and plenty of smiles covered the crowd early May 3 after the 7th annual Young Life 5K Splatter Run. Proceeds from the race help send high school students to SharpTop Cove, a summer camp located in Georgia. Almost 250 people showed up for the event. [...]

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‘Amazing Spider-Man 2′ an astounding film

Reviewed by Emma Gadbery Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    This thrilling sequel to “The Amazing Spider-Man” revisits social outcast Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) as he continues to perfect his powers and protect the people of New York City. But being a superhero is no easy task for this high school graduate, as he tries to balance [...]

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Burlington’s Pet Adoption Center celebrates 10th anniversary

   Editor’s note: Western Alamance senior Briona Kiser, who volunteers at the Burlington Pet Adoption Center, will write about events there each month. Commentary by Briona Kiser Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com    The Burlington Pet Adoption Center recently reached its 10th anniversary and celebrated the milestone with special reduced animal adoption fees. On April 25-26, the adoption fees [...]

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