Category Archives: School Life

Poll question: Describe your ideal Valentine’s Day

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent    Teens & 20s asked teens and twenty-somethings to describe their ideal Valentine‘s Day.    “Actually having a girlfriend to spend the day with.” — Hunter Orel, senior at Burlington Christian Academy    “To me, a perfect Valentine’s Day is spent in front of the fire while watching movies, playing [...]

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Student of the Month: Jackson Benes has ‘lofty goals & objectives’

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Jackson Benes, a freshman at the Early College at Alamance Community College, is January’s Student of the Month.    Jackson was nominated for this honor by his father, Jeff Benes.    “Jackson has a number of significant accomplishments in his 15 years,” Jeff said.    The list includes: A honor roll [...]

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‘I am enough’ … and so are you

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Wake up in the morning. Eat breakfast. Go to school. Go to swim practice. As easy as these tasks may sound, for someone suffering from clinical depression, these are some of the hardest things in the world. Every breath is exhausting. Every activity, draining. Both physically, mentally and spiritually.    When [...]

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Elon University presents ‘The Wolves’

Times-News ELON — Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts will present “The Wolves,” a new play by Sarah DeLappe, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, 20-22 and Feb. 4 and 2    p.m. Feb. 8, 2020, in the Roberts Studio Theatre, Scott Studios at Arts West on the Elon University campus.     Tickets are $15 [...]

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Poll question: What’s your favorite snow activity?

   By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent     Teens & 20s recently asked teens and twenty-somethings — “what’s your favorite snow activity?”    My dad always finds a ‘sledding’ hill or makes one with packed snow and then paves a hill for all the kids to ride down. — Autumn Mowry, senior at Burlington Christian Academy [...]

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Eastern Alamance High School presents winter dance concert

Times-News       Eastern Alamance High School will present a winter dance concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in the Eastern Alamance auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Rd., Mebane. Cost is $5. For more details, call 919-563-5991.     

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Poll: How do you spread Christmas cheer?

Times-News    Teens & 20s asked teens and twenty-somethings — “How do you spread Christmas cheer during the holidays?”    “By being nice to others.” — Malorie Evans, eighth-grader, Southern Alamance Middle School    “I make fun little personalized gifts for my friends based on their interests. I think that it really shows I care [...]

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Looking for extra spending money? Holiday jobs for teens available countywide

By Emily Clark Times-News correspondent    Tis the season … for an influx of holiday job openings for teens and twenty-somethings in Alamance County, which works out perfectly to pad wallets in time for Christmas shopping. Check out these temporary listings: Alamance Crossing    Seasonal Retail Sales Associate at Kohl’s — Applicants must be 17 [...]

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Uniting for change: Teen pushes for national day of unity

By Kamryn Guye Times-News After being tormented day after day by bullies in middle school, Charles Kolin, of Greenwich, Conn., knew something had to change.    Kolin contacted PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center in Minnesota in order to bring Unity Day to his school. And it was a success.     Unity Day was created [...]

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George & Georgette are at it again: Williams High School Homecoming Show is Oct. 22

By Kamryn Guye Times-News Williams High School’s Homecoming Show has been a tradition for close to 60 years. The show, which is written entirely by the students, centers around the school mascots, George and Georgette, facing off against their homecoming rivals before the big homecoming game. This year’s event is at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 [...]

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