Category Archives: School Life

Geology major can lead to intriguing jobs

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    Editor’s note: Each month, Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White delves into the variety of college majors offered. Summer’s just begun, school is out, and it’s the stage just before senior year starts. If you’re headed to college, freshman year is upon you, which means it’s time [...]

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Professional ballet dancer is June’s Meet The Artist

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final Meet The Artist feature by Teens & 20s writer, Logan A. White. June’s featured artist is Francisco Schilereff, a 19-year-old Argentinian ballet dancer. He moved to North Carolina two years ago to join Cary Ballet Conservatory’s professional training program and has achieved great [...]

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Navigating the college application process

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent    Navigating the college application process doesn’t have to be a daunting task. It’s a good idea to make a list of the colleges that interest you — starting with your dream college. Here are a few tips to help you through it: • Take both the SAT and [...]

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Clover Garden School presents ‘Happy Birthday, Dear Grandpa’

By Alyssa Brashers Special to the Times-News    What do birthday parties, police detectives and an ill-tempered grandpa all have in common? They are combined in Clover Garden School’s first-ever theater production, “Happy Birthday, Dear Grandpa.” Witness a cast of quirky characters as three young-adult grandkids become murder suspects at their grandpa’s birthday party. Showtimes [...]

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Western Alamance presents ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

 Times-News    Western Alamance High School will present “Little Shop of Horrors” at 7 p.m. May 2-4, 2019, in the Pamela B. Mebane Auditorium at Western Alamance High School, 1731 N.C. 87 North, Elon. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. For more details, call 336-538-6020.

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Bridging the gap: Three reasons you should take a gap year

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     The gap year — a year of discovery or a year of disuse? Taking time off between completing high school and beginning college is a notion that’s becoming more appealing to students in the United States, but remains a misconception to most. With the popularity of gap years [...]

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Best in Show winners announced

Times-News The 61st annual Visual Arts Competition for Young People, a juried contest for middle and high school students, was held on March 21 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St., Graham. The exhibit will remain on display through May 3 in the Sister Galleries. Kenzie Talhelm, a Williams High School student, won Best in [...]

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Thinking outside the artistic box: March’s featured artist is studying animation

By Logan A. White Times-Newscorrepsondent Editor’s note: Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White interviews area teens and twenty-somethings about their careers and/or passion for art monthly. Nichole Crawford, a sophomore at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, is March’s featured artist. Crawford is majoring in Film with a concentration in Animation. [...]

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Winners of 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People

Times-News GRAHAM – The winners were announced for the 61st Visual Arts Competition for Young People, a juried contest for middle and high school students, on March 21 at Alamance Arts, 213 S. Main St.  The exhibit will remain on display through May 3  in the Sister Galleries. Winners in the High School category were: [...]

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Exciting career paths for chemistry majors

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Editor’s note: Teens & 20s writer Logan A. White will be exploring various college majors in this monthly series. Get a college education, and your career will soar. That mantra is drilled into the minds of students all over America, created by a culture that prioritizes success through higher [...]

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