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Two middle schools projected to be over-capacity next school year

Just as seventh high school to open, school officials point to crowding at two  middle schools for 2023-24 school year Alamance-Burlington superintendent Dr. Dain Butler warned school board members this...

Two high schools dominate county boys’, girls’ track & field competition

Cummings girls, Eastern Alamance boys win county track & field titles; Paylor claims four golds for Cavaliers boys   By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News Cummings athletes provided many of the...

State law prohibits school board from selecting Simpson’s replacement until after her resignation date...

Alamance-Burlington school board members will discuss later this month what process they will use to fill the impending vacancy created by veteran school board member Patsy Simpson, who announced...

For first Southeast Alamance football coach, it’s a return to Alamance County roots

By Bob Sutton Special to The Alamance News It’s like going home for Tony Aguilar even though the school where he’ll be coaching hasn’t even opened its doors. The former Eastern Alamance...

School board member Patsy Simpson to step down in May

Patsy Simpson, currently the longest-serving member of the Alamance-Burlington school board, has announced her intention to vacate her seat at the end of May. Simpson was elected to a fourth...

School bathroom “kitty litter box” hoax hits ABSS

QUESTION: Are Alamance-Burlington schools actually providing litter boxes in school bathrooms, or any other accommodations, for students who identify as cats? I was told a kid at Southern Middle...

School board votes 6-1 to raise yearly tuition for out-of-county students

Alamance-Burlington school board members have voted 6-1 to increase the school system’s tuition rates for students who live outside Alamance County but attend ABSS schools. ABSS chief finance officer Kim...

School board skeptical of commissioners’ option for financing court expansion with funds set...

Patsy Simpson challenges whether commissioners have authority to take funds previously designated for school system capital projects for court expansion A proposal to tap into capital reserve funds normally set...

Cummings, Graham students and parents take their turn at opposing redistricting plans

Alamance-Burlington school board members heard from two students and six parents, all apparently from the Cummings and Graham high school attendance zones, who said they fear the repercussions of...

ABSS instructional assistant killed in wreck south of Graham

Alamance-Burlington school system officials announced Tuesday that an ABSS employee, Emma Rowland, was killed Tuesday morning in a car wreck. Rowland, 20, had been employed at Eastlawn Elementary School as...

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