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  • Geography Bee 2020

    The Alexander County Middle School Geography Bee was held Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at the Alexander County Board of Education office. Izaac Solis, an 8th grade student, was the winner of the county competition. Lucas Orren, a 6th grade student, was the second-place winner. Both students attend East Alexander Middle School. Read more and see the photos by clicking the headline.

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  • Professional Development Day Announced

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  • School Matters - January 2020 Board of Education News

    Tiffany Stine Completes Comprehensive Training, School Board Recognized, and other news - click the heading to read these stories and more.

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  • Watch the School Board Meeting on our YouTube Channel at 6:00 PM

    Click the headline to view the school board meeting tonight at 6:00 PM or to watch previous meetings.

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  • New principal named at EAMS

    Effective Jan. 21, 2020, Mrs. Kristie Love will serve as the principal at East Alexander Middle School. Mrs. Love currently serves as the assistant principal at East Iredell Elementary School. “I am so happy to be a part of the East Alexander family! I will work hard to build a strong positive learning environment. I believe all students can learn and will work with the staff to instill a positive growth mindset. Together we are Falcons flying to Success...One School, One Goal,” stated Mrs. Love. Prior to her current position, Mrs. Love served as the assistant principal at West Iredell Middle School. “Both of the schools (East Iredell Elementary and West Iredell Middle School) where Mrs. Love has worked most recently are similar demographically to East Alexander Middle School. She understands the needs of at-risk children while supporting academic growth,” stated Associate Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Curry. “Mrs. Love has a strong background in curriculum and instruction, as well as all things management, having served as a discipline, testing, and transportation coordinator,” continued Dr. Curry. She was also an 8th-grade science teacher, blended learning coach, and instructional facilitator earlier in her career. Mrs. Love earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Appalachian State University and her master’s degree in administration from Gardner-Webb University. Mrs. Love and her husband, Chris have two children. Their son Dillon is 21 and a Senior at Furman University. Their daughter Maddie is 19 and a freshman at the University of South Carolina. Mrs. Love enjoys spending time hiking, walking her dog (a 2-year-old Goldendoodle), and exercising. She is also an avid sports fan and especially loves attending college baseball and football games. She has a strong passion for children and helping them realize their potential to b

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  • Holiday wishes from Alexander County Schools featuring student artwork

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  • Holiday art winners recognized

    Pictured left to right are the 2019 Holiday Card Artwork Winners Briar Hatton, Mackenzie Minton, Ashton Curtis, and Amaryna Chapman.

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  • Schools receive checks from the Taylorsville Apple Festival

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  • Three-hour delay announced for Friday, December 13

    Alexander County Schools will be on a three-hour delay tomorrow, Friday, December 13 for students and staff. This delay is due to the forecast of rain with freezing temperatures. The elementary early dismissal has changed and all schools, including elementary schools, will dismiss at the regular time. Our weather team will assess road conditions in the morning and update you if there are any changes. Thank you for your support and for helping us keep safety as our top priority. Be safe! Before school care will also operate on a three-hour delay.

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  • School Matters - December 2019 Board of Education News

    NCDPI Growth Awards presented, holiday card contest winners, Exceptional Educator recognized, and more in the School Matters report. Click the heading to see the full report.

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  • Automated Call System and Weather Protocols

    Our school system is in the process of transitioning to a new automated call notification system. Our goal is to inform families regarding school delays and cancellations as soon as possible. We are currently using a temporary system that will be in place for a couple of months. As you know this is also the timeframe when inclement weather is possible. Our weather team is already tracking the weather system forecasts in our area. We will make any announcement of school delays or closings as soon as feasible and through several methods. We will initiate the call system, post on the district website and social media as well as contact local media outlets with our announcement. These are all done simultaneously – so you may see the social media posting before you get your call. In some situations, calls may be delayed or abandoned if the call system receives an error message that your cell number is temporarily out of service or out of the service area. These messages are transmitted from cell carriers during high volume events and may cause you not to receive the automated call. We encourage you to be proactive when weather conditions are favorable for freezing temperatures, snow or ice, high winds, flooding or other weather-related events – listen for your automated call but also check the website, social media and the local news if inclement weather is in the forecast. Please check out our weather plan under the Parents and Students tab.

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  • Watch the School Board Meeting on our YouTube Channel at 6:00 PM

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  • School Matters - November 2019 Board of Education News

    Stony Point Elementary School update, A Year in Review, approved policy revisions, per diem request, and facility recommendations discussed.

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  • Watch the School Board Meeting on our YouTube Channel at 6:00 PM

    Click the headline to view the school board meeting tonight at 6:00 PM or to watch previous meetings.

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  • WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Complete our Family & Community Engagement Survey. Deadline is December 1.

    The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) of Alexander County invites you to take a few minutes to complete our survey. The mission of SHAC is to assist our students in leading healthy and productive lives. In order to be most effective, it is important for schools, community and parents work together. We want to have a positive impact on students’ health behavior and academic gains enhanced with the help of parents and community. Thank you for input. All surveys will be kept anonymous.

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  • Celebrate the wonderful principals and assistant principals in Alexander County Schools!

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  • The Taylorsville Apple Festival is Coming Up!

    The 31st Annual Taylorsville Apple Festival will be held in downtown Taylorsville on Saturday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds above operating costs go to the Needy Children's Benevolence fund in Alexander County Schools.

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  • National Principals Month - Celebrate ACS Principals and APs

    Take time to thank a principal or assistant principal for their leadership in our schools! #Thankaprincipal #LeadershipMatters @alexandercoschools @AC_Schools

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  • Watch the School Board Meeting on our YouTube Channel at 6:00 PM

    Links to the ACS YouTube channel

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  • Alexander County Schools Adopts Social-Emotional Learning Programs K-6

    Meet-Up, buddy-up, harmony, or social-emotional learning are all terms associated with the adoption of Sanford Harmony, a social-emotional learning program for PK-6 grade students. Through meet-up and buddy-up, students are given opportunities to collaborate, discuss, and share with classmates. Pictured are harmony goals that were created by consensus, signed by the students, and posted in classrooms at Hiddenite Elementary. Also pictured are students from Natalie Millsaps’ 5th-grade class at Sugar Loaf Elementary School. Click the heading to read the full article.

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