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Whats Happening at AC....

  • For the week of October 15th,
    We have the hurricane behind us and College Application Week ahead.  Thank you to everyone that attended or supported the Trunk or Treat on Saturday.  The goal of $1,000 was met and exceeded, with a grand total of $1,300 being raised.  Also, it looked like everyone who attended the Masquerade Ball had a great time.  I hope everyone had a good weekend.  Get ready for another exciting week at ACHS!
    • Women's Golf Regional
    • Men's Soccer @ McDowell 
    • Women's Golf Regional
    • Wilkes Community College Day
    • NW 3A/4A XC Conference Championship (@ Watauga)
    • Men's Soccer @ St. Stephens
    • NC State Fair Carpentry Appreticeship Competition
    • All-Star Band to APP State
    • BioNetwork Engagement Activity (Mrs. Dupuis' Class)
    • NJROTC Marksmanship Competition (@ McDowell HS)
    • National Technical Honor Society Induction
    • JV Football vs St. Stephens
    • Women's Tennis Regional
    • MAC Club Field Trip
    • CVCC College Day
    • Varsity Football @ St. Stephens

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    NC College Mascots are hidden in the halls!  Find one of six and bring it to the Counseling Center for a prize!


    Wear your college t-shirt and snap a picture with an ACHS Staff member wearing a college t-shirt. Send the picture to your counselor to be entered for a prize.


    Check your email for a questionnaire about ACHS staff members college experiences!  Answer correctly and you just might win a prize!

    Who am I?  Wednesday Questionnaire



    Find a picture of a staff member from their college graduation!

    Email the picture to your counselor for a chance to win!



    Check your email!  You’ve got to play to win! CAW Bingo Card
    • October 20th Apple Festival
    • October 20th Alexander County Championship Wresting
    • October 23rd BETA Club District Conference
    • October 25th PreACT 
    • October 26th ASVAB Test
    • October 26th Early Release Day (Homecoming)
    • October 27th ACHS Cougar Athletic Booster Club Port-a-Pit Fundraiser
    • October 29th Teacher Workday (no students)
    • October 30th and 31st Jostens on campus for Cap and Gown orders (Senior Fees must be paid)












    For the week of October 8th,

    October is here but the fall weather is yet to arrive.  Last week we had the privilege of honoring our Veterans Friday Night.  We have another busy week and I know we will continue to develop our skills, abilities, and grow into successful adults.  Below are highlights of events for this week:



    • Last chance for Senior Makeup Day pictures 1st and 2nd blocks (don't forget to bring $28 sitting fee)
    • Mitchell's class trip for Sturgeon Tagging
    • French Foreign Exchange Students first school day at ACHS
    • Beta Club Induction 6pm in Auditorium
    • NW 3A Conference Tennis Tournament
    • Men's Soccer vs Watauga
    • Volleyball vs Watauga


    • Mars Hill Choral Festival Auditions
    • NW 3A Conference Tennis Tournament


    • CVCC Programs in main lobby during Smart Lunch.  They will have information about specific programs they offer.
    • NW 3A Conference Tennis Tournament
    • Men's soccer @ Freedom
    • Volleyball @ Freedom


    • Choral Rehearsal at East Taylorsville Baptist Church (9:30-11:00)
    • JV Football vs McDowell


    • Lucas Mansion Trip (Exchange Students)
    • Mars Hill Choral Festival Auditions (@Hibriten HS)
    • Football @ McDowell


    • NJROTC Orienteering Competition @ Riverbend


    Upcoming Events:

    • Check with NJROTC and the Counseling Center for ASVAB signups
    • E3 Lunches - Counselors will be available in the media center to help students ith anything college, employment, or military.  It's never too early to start planning your future.  Stop by anytime 11:00-12:00.  Counselors will be in the media center Oct. 24th, Oct. 31st, and Nov. 7th
    • Next week is College Application Week
    • October 11th - Campbell University Acceptance Day
    • October 12th - LRU Acceptance Day
    • October 13th - Western District Student Council Conference
    • October 13th -  Officer Millsaps Trick or Treat Event 
    • October 13th - Masquerade Ball 
    • October 20th - Apple Festival
    • October 25th - PreACT
    • October 26th - Early Release Day
    • October 29th - Teacher Workday (no students)