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Top 10 students in Southern High School’s Class of 2022 will head to N.C....

The Top 10 students in the Class of 2022 at Southern High School had amassed a slate of academic honors and personal accomplishments by the time they flipped their...

School board and county commissioners chairmen look to create joint school safety task force

At special meeting between school board and county commissioners, everyone wants greater school security, especially through additional school resource officers (SROs), but some disagree over who should pay for...

School board agrees to remove athletic trainers, media assistants from county budget request; looks...

Alamance-Burlington school board members couldn’t fully agree among themselves Tuesday on what items should be eliminated from their original county budget request in order to hire full-time School Resource...

ABSS teachers generally happy to teach here

Academic impact of Covid shutdown very obvious to teachers: students are behind where they should be A majority of Alamance-Burlington school system teachers say their school is a good place...

School shooting in Texas likely to prompt ABSS to reevaluate budget priorities

The Alamance-Burlington school board is likely to revisit its funding priorities for the school system’s county budget request for the upcoming fiscal year in light of the shooting that...

Sheriff says latest shooting highlights need for SROs in ABSS schools

Representatives from the Alamance County sheriff’s office assured The Alamance News Wednesday that each of the 13 schools within its jurisdiction – six ABSS elementary schools, three middle schools,...

Bus driver charged after Burlington accident Wed. afternoon

A bus accident on Wednesday afternoon in Burlington resulted in a two cars being smashed into one another, totaling one of the cars. Burlington police responded around 3:55 p.m. to...

School board members vote 7-0 to approve contract for high school athletic trainers but...

A seemingly mundane contract – to hire athletic trainers at each of the six Alamance-Burlington high schools through a local physical therapy clinic – that was placed on the...

ABSS Central Office staffing changes begin ahead of new superintendent’s July 1 start date

The incoming Alamance-Burlington superintendent, Dr. Dain Butler, is more than a month away from officially taking over but has apparently caused an exodus from the ABSS central office, says...

Other job changes underway at ABSS Central Office

In addition to three previously-announced resignations in the Alamance-Burlington school system’s central office, several other position changes were listed as “information only items” on the latest personnel report that...

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