Category Archives: School Life

Barbershop to hold school supply drive

Times-News    GRAHAM — McRae’s Barbershop is holding a school supply drive now through Aug. 24. Backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils can be dropped off at the barbershop at 105 W. Harden St. The supplies will be handed out during a free Back-to-School Cookout & Supply Giveaway from noon to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at [...]

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The full experience: N.C. Teacher of the Year & students visit state capital

By Sayer Kirk Special to the Times-News    RALEIGH — On May 30, Williams High School’s Student Leadership Academy and members of the 2017-18 Student Council executive board traveled to the state capital to tour the governor’s mansion and capitol building, and to be introduced on the floor of the Senate. Hosts were N.C. Sen. [...]

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The struggle is real: Tips to deal with exam stress

 By Jaclyn Bartlett Times-News correspondent As the 2017-2018 school year draws to a close, students are preparing   for summer vacation. But these last few weeks are anything but easy. Along with the end of   the school year comes end-of-year testing and whether you’re taking an   EOG (End Of Grade), EOC (End Of Course), or an [...]

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Focus on friends & having fun

By Paulina Lopez Times-News correspondent     There’s a lot of hype that surrounds prom. Multiple movies and books focus on the big day, touting it as a magical night full of possibilities. But is prom like its movie and book counterparts? Jennie Walker, a student at Clover Garden School, confessed that while prom did not [...]

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First prom offers lessons for next year

By Paulina Lopez Times-News correspondent  One of the most exciting and memorable nights in a teen’s life — prom — can also be a   planning nightmare. There’s a lot of pressure for the night to be perfect. The days leading up to prom can be   stressful and one of those reasons is the expense. This [...]

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Burlington School’s Choral Music Revue is May 18

 By Marshall M. Qualls Special to the Times-News The Burlington School Choral Ensemble will present a Choral Music Revue at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.  May 18, 2018, in Calvin Hall at First Presbyterian Church, 508 W. Davis St., Burlington. “I participated as an eighth-grader in this show and I am so excited for this [...]

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Eastern Alamance High School’s dance concert is May 20

Times-News    Eastern Alamance High School will present its Spring Dance concert at 3 p.m. May 20 in the high school auditorium, 4040 Mebane Rogers Road, Mebane. The Eastern Alamance High School dance team and the dancers enrolled in beginning and intermediate dance classes will participate in 12 dances. Cost is $5. For more details, [...]

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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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