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Cummings marching band nears fundraising goal to perform at Sugar Bowl

The Cummings High School marching band has raised a little over half of the amount needed to travel to New Orleans to perform at the Sugar Bowl on New...

Thurs. a.m. Williams lockdown based on false report of shooter on campus

Williams High School was locked down this morning for less than an hour after Burlington police responded to a 911 call of an active shooter at the high school. Burlington...

Publisher objects to planned meeting between current and newly-elected school board members

A lunch meeting that had been planned for Friday between current and newly-elected Alamance-Burlington school board members was called off following strenuous objections from Alamance News publisher Tom Boney,...

Vacancies at Broadview so hard to fill, school board OKs contract to hire online...

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted unanimously, 7-0, during their latest meeting to approve a $268,800 contract with an online education staffing company to hire “virtual” teachers at Broadview Middle...

ABSS nearing completion of bond projects

Alamance-Burlington school officials say that the projects funded by the $150 million bond package that voters approved in November 2018 are nearing completion. ABSS assistant superintendent Dr. Todd Thorpe briefed...

County allows schools to tap reserves to cover ballooning construction costs

Alamance County’s commissioners have agreed to let the local school system draw just over $8 million from its own capital reserves to cover cost increases in maintenance projects that...

Six candidates vie to fill three open seats on school board

Five of six candidates for the Alamance-Burlington board of education responded to the newspaper’s biennial issues questionnaire this week, revealing a number of points of general agreement, as well...

Republicans, Democrats make endorsements in non-partisan races

The leadership of Alamance County’s Republican Party has formally endorsed a slate of candidates in the ostensibly nonpartisan races for the Alamance-Burlington school board and the board of supervisors...

BREAKING MON. NIGHT – ABSS school board votes to scrap ‘specialty schools’ plan, instructs...

Alamance-Burlington school board members voted 4-3 Monday night for superintendent Dr. Dain Butler's proposal to keep seven attendance zones for the high schools across the county. Butler's plan will allow...

ABSS to close Friday as hurricane rains and wind approach

As Hurricane Ian continues to move up the East Coast, school officials are hunkering down, preemptively, cancelling all classes for students and staff on Friday, September 30, 2022. Citing the...

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