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Beloved art teacher to retire in fall

Commentary by Briona Kiser Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com Lover of seashells, hot sauce and reggae music, Western Alamance High School’s own Elizabeth Wertz is saying goodbye to her nearly 30 years as an art teacher. After instructing beginner, intermediate, advanced and Advanced Placement (AP) art students, Wertz has learned, experienced and accomplished loads. Wertz has taught [...]

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Job shadowing could help you find a career

  By Kaitlin Gillespie Times-News correspondent teens20@thetimesnews.com High school years are a time for teenagers to find themselves and figure out what they really want to do. Unfortunately, things oftentimes are different in reality than they are in our minds, and jobs are no exception. Instead of setting your goals for a job you may [...]

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