School Open House Dates - Alexander Central High School will hold open house for all students on Tuesday, August 21 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Freshman Academy will host open house during the same time as the high school. Freshmen will meet with seminar teachers beginning at 5:30 PM. East & West Middle Schools will hold open house on Thursday, August 23 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Jump Start for 6th Grade will be held on the following dates. WAMS – Wednesday, August 22 from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM with a parent meeting at 4:00 PM EAMS – Thursday, August 23 from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM with a parent meeting at 4:00 PM All elementary schools including Head Start and NC Pre-K will hold open house on Thursday, August 23 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Parents are encouraged to attend.
Joseph Mabry was named the assistant principal for the split position shared between Bethlehem and Hiddenite Elementary Schools. He has served as a middle grades teacher in math and social studies. He has a bachelor’s degree in middle grades education from Appalachian State University and is currently pursuing a master’s in school administration. Mabry and his wife, Harley, live in the Sugar Loaf Community.
Jamie Curtis was named as assistant principal for West Alexander Middle School. She has served as the instructional coach at the school since January of 2017. She also taught eighth grade with national board certification. Curtis has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She is currently working on her graduate certificate in school leadership from Appalachian State University. Curtis and her husband Jason live in the Bethlehem Community with daughter Jaden, son Jake, son Jamison.
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Alexander County administration and school board members recognized nineteen school system employees as they retired from the school system with a ceremony and reception on Thursday, May 31, 2018. The ceremony was held at Alexander Central High School cafeteria and included comments by Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Hefner. School Chairman Scott Bowman and school board members, Sallie Hartis and Brigette Rhyne, presented each retiree with a plaque and a dark pink rose which represents gratitude. The retirees served the school system with a combined total of 473 years of service. Ten of the nineteen retirees served twenty-five or more years. ACS retirees pictured left to right: Jewel Warren, Amy Johnson, Kathy Elder, Sherry Williams, Donna Bowman, Angela King, Phyllis A. Fox, and Jill Peek. Not pictured Dianne P. Chapman, Teresa Jennings, Donna Waugh, Susan C. Dyson, Sandra Wright, Xenopheon “Todd” Fox, Connie Simmons, Carolyn Hart, Sandra Marlowe, Audie Sprinkle, and Sharon Wessollek. Click the title for more photos.
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