Category Archives: School Life

WA Cappella’s spring concert is May 13

Times-News    ELON — Western Alamance High School’s co-ed a cappella group, WA Cappella, will perform its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. May 13 n the Pamela B. Mebane Auditorium at Western Alamance High School, 1731 Hwy. 87 North. Featured guest groups include Elon University’s Shirley Tempos and Western Alamance High School’s Looking for [...]

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Elon University presents ‘Little Women, the Broadway Musical’ today through Monday

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Applying to college requires a plan

By Chandler Holland Times-News correspondent  With graduation closing in, it’s time to take stock of your future. If your plans include college, you’ll need to tackle the application process. And even if you’re in 9th, 10th, or 11th grade, it’s time to start looking in that direction. First of all, don’t let everything that needs [...]

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Western Alamance High School presents ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’

Commentary by Jake Frizzelle Special to the Times-News    After an almost two-year break, the Western Alamance Theatre Department is back producing quality musical  productions. The show in this year’s repertoire is “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” This exciting production takes place in 1920s New York; a city overflowing with jazz, speckled with shining lights, and  home [...]

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Relevant now more than ever: Graham Middle School, Graham High School and North Graham Elementary School to present “Hairspray Jr.”

Commentary by Baley Sutton Special to the Times-News     The Graham High School Theatre Department, in conjunction with Graham Middle School and North Graham  Elementary School, will be presenting “Hairspray Jr.” Thursday through Sunday in the high school auditorium.    The musical, set in 1962 Baltimore, follows a teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad (played by [...]

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Things To Do (week of April 24, 2017)

Elon University’s Department of Performing Arts and the Music Theatre program presents “Little Women, the Broadway Musical”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; and 7:30 p.m. May 1, Roberts Studio, Scott Studios at Arts West, Elon University campus. $13 or free with Elon University identification. Gallery Players [...]

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BCA Royal Players to present ‘Nottingham’

  Times-News    Burlington Christian Academy’s (BCA) Royal Players will present “Nottingham — A Totally Teen Musical” at 7 p.m. April 20-22, 2017,  at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Based on the book by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus with music by Dennis Poore and lyrics by Flip Kobler, the show is about [...]

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Excitement mixed with fear: Teen & 20s writers share what drivers ed means to them

Times-News Drivers ed. For teenagers, it means the path to no longer having to wait for their parents to pick them up from school and other activities. For parents, it’s a feeling of excitement mixed with worry and fear. A few Teens & 20s writers share their advice and experience with drivers ed. It’s long [...]

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Budget breakdown: Cost of prom vs. wedding

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent  Prom is one of the biggest events in a high schooler’s life — and one of the most expensive events, too. Add up the cost of buying a new dress, getting your hair and nails done, and renting a limo, and it might sound like you’re preparing to get [...]

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Artwork & musical by Burlington School students

Times-News    Artwork by The Burlington School students is on display now through May 24 at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Work by students from Fredda Payne’s and Rodney Moser’s classes can be viewed between noon and 3 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and prior to all Paramount Theater events and productions. The [...]

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