Category Archives: School Life

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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Fifth annual bluegrass fundraiser is March 15

By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent     Southern Alamance High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter began in 1960. “At Southern, we offer a huge variety of classes for the FFA. We teach anything from Animal Science to agricultural education. We have four agriculture teachers on staff to teach the classes and all classes are [...]

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Cummings senior is February’s Student of the Month

By Skyanne B. Miller Times-News correspondent   Adriana Jimenez-Guzman is February’s Student of the Month. Robert Vellani, an ELA (English/Language Arts) teacher at Cummings High    School, described her as “typifying the very best of our current senior class.” “She is a remarkable student with a 4.27 grade point average and A Honor Roll status. [...]

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5th annual Night of Bluegrass is March 15

Times-News    The 5th annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Night of Bluegrass will be March 15 at Southern Alamance High School, 631 Southern High School Rd., Graham. Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out along with Dewey & Leslie Brown & The Carolina Gentlemen will perform. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the music starts [...]

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Best of both worlds: Brent Shelton balances school & dance

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  EDITOR’S NOTE: The Meet The Artist series features teens and twenty-somethings pursuing their passions for art. Brent Shelton, a native of Cary, currently resides in Indianapolis and is attending Butler University. He is double majoring in business and ballet and is also a graduate of Cary Ballet Conservatory’s Studio [...]

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Collegiate Start positive & enlightening

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent     The Collegiate Start program at Elon University and programs similar to it offer high-schoolers the opportunity to take college courses in addition to their regular coursework. Overall, my experience with this program has been both positive and enlightening. Taking two classes at Elon this semester has helped me [...]

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Meet The Artist: Teen aims to inspire through acting

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent     December’s featured artist is Dakarai Omolara Kokayi Ince, an 18-year-old Brooklyn native who currently resides in Burlington. Ince is an actor who describes himself as “just getting started on my craft.” Ince has been featured in numerous local productions, most recently performing as The Cowardly Lion in The [...]

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