• FFA Team is State Champion in Dairy Judging

    For the 2nd time in 6 years, Alexander Central FFA has won the State FFA Dairy Judging Competition and will represent North Carolina at the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN.

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  • ACHS French Exchange 2017

    Alexander Central HS in Taylorsville, NC - Fifteen students and four chaperones are heading to France to visit Paris and the Normandy region as part of an exchange program with the Lycée Saint Ouen in Pont Audemer.

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  • Prom Information

    Here is all of the information you will need to know for the 2017 Prom.

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  • Summer Reading Assignments

    Are you registered for Honors or AP English for the 2017-2018 school year? Summer Reading Assignments are due the first day of school in August (no matter which semester you have English. Contact any English teacher for more information.

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    Enjoy a video by our ACHS chorus of the Alma Mater. The Alma Mater is sung at all school pep rallies and many other school events.

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  • Yearbook Information

    See all pricing information for yearbooks and senior memory pages here.

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District News

  • Alexander Soil and Water Conservation Recognition

    The Alexander Soil & Water Conservation District hosts six environmental contests for local schools every year. In order to encourage stewardship and instill good land ethic in today’s youth, each SWCD contest season has an environmental education component addressing a statewide theme. This year’s theme was: “Soil & Water: Yours for Life”. Our county winners for each contest were: 5th Grade Poster – Noah Jamison, Stony Point Elementary 6th Grade Essay – Steven Chapman, East Alexander Middle 6th Grade Slide Show – Grayson Presnell, East Alexander Middle 7th Grade Speech – Maya Adams, West Alexander Middle 8th Grade Speech – Maia Southers, East Alexander Middle 9th Grade Computer Poster – Logan Ellis, ACHS Congratulations to all of these winners and to everyone that participated! We hope that these environmental contests will spark an interest in natural resource conservation in these students. Click on the pictures to see more.

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  • Brown and Bishop are Selected to Attend Governor's School

    Alexander County School Board members and administration recognized two Alexander Central High School students, Kylie M. Brown and Mark Avery Bishop, as nominees for North Carolina Governor’s School. Kylie was selected to attend the 2017 session of NC Governor’s School East in the area of Natural Science. She will be on the campus of Meredith College. Kylie is the daughter of Stephen and Ginger Brown of the Bethlehem Community. Avery Bishop was selected to attend the 2017 session of NC Governor’s School West in the area of Natural Science. He will be on the campus of Salem College. Avery is the son of Mark and Kim Bishop of the Bethlehem Community. Read this story and more in School Matters.

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  • April 10 - 14 is National Assistant Principal Week

    Thank you for your dedication and hard work Brian Lewis, Andrea Robinette, Jay McCarraher, Susan Dyson, Charles Draper, and Cheryl Triplett!

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Emergency Alert

  • When possible, school safety alerts will be posted on the school's website under the Emergency Alert Section. 
    If your child's school has an alert, you can go to the School Safety Department page on the district website for information regarding those codes.  
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    ACHS will continue to be a learning community that will offer all students a diverse curriculum, enabling them to become contributing members to a constantly changing society.