Category Archives: School Life

Pageantry & extravagance: ‘The Lion King Jr.’ has that – and a lot more

By Michael Basirico Times-News correspondent    ”The Lion King Jr.” could possibly be one of The Burlington School’s biggest and most challenging productions to date. “I’m not kidding, this is the most difficult show I have ever done. You try getting a giant elephant down the aisle of the Paramount Theater. Creating the savanna in [...]

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Williams High School offers open house, spring carnival

Times-News    Williams High School’s 2018 Visual Arts Festival Open House will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Williams High School gymnasium, 1307 S. Church St., Burlington. The event will feature work from art, photography, pottery, sculpture and videography students. Hydroponics art is in conjunction with Your Local Greens. Canvas art [...]

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Graham High School presents ‘Annie’

 Times-News    Graham High School Theatre will present the Tony award-winning musical, “Annie,” at 7 p.m. today (April 27, 2018) and Thursday (May 3) through Saturday (May 5) and 3 p.m. Sunday (May 6) at Graham High School, 903 Trollinger Road, Graham. The show will feature a cast of students from Graham High School, Graham [...]

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Volleyball increases in popularity

By Alley Morris Times-News correspondent Volleyball: A game for two teams in which the object is to keep a large ball in motion, from side to side over a high net, by striking it with the hands before it touches the ground” — William G. Morgan originated volleyball in 1895 at the YMCA in [...]

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Local march reflects national movement

By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent    March 24, 2018 will go down in history as the day millions of people worldwide joined together to participate in the March for Our Lives. This student-run demonstration was held in multiple cities throughout all 50 states. In Greensboro, more than 3,000 gathered despite the rainy weather to advocate [...]

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National Walkout Day: Teens Take Action

Sayer Kirk waits for students to finish walking out of Williams High School before addressing students and faculty during the National Walkout event on March 14 in response to last month’s massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl. Kirk read out the names of the 17 vicitims while students [...]

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Entertain & energize – that’s what Salt and Light hopes to do in its shows

By Lydia Pankratz Times-News correspondent    Salt and Light is an all-sibling bluegrass band based in Graham. The band includes Parker, Daniel, Morgan, Kyndal, Garrett and Norah Moore. “Basically, we’re a group of six siblings who love what we do, and endeavor to entertain,    energize and edify our audiences at every show. Even though we’re [...]

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Fourth annual FFA Bluegrass Night is March 16

Times-News    The fourth annual Future Farmers of America (FFA) Bluegrass Night will be March 16 in the Southern Alamance High School auditorium, 631 Southern High School Rd., Graham. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and music will begin at 6:30 p.m. Sideline and Salt & Light will perform. Buddy Michaels will serve as emcee. Concessions [...]

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BCA debuts new high school facility

By Kaitlyn Parham Times-News correspondent  On Jan. 22, ninth- through 12th-grade students at Burlington Christian Academy (BCA) entered the newly constructed high school facility for the first time, fulfilling a dream that the school has been working toward for more than four years. BCA opened as an elementary school in the fall of 1978 with [...]

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Student writing contest open to grades 3 through 12

Times-News    Burlington Writers Club’s 2018 Student Contest is open to all Alamance County students who attend a public, charter, church-sponsored, private or home school from grades 3 through 12. Deadline for entries to be mailed by teachers is Feb. 17. Categories include poetry and fiction. First-, second-, third-place and honorable mentions will be recognized [...]

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