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  • EAMS Wins Middle School Battle of the Books

    The Alexander County Middle School Battle of the Books was held Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the Alexander Central Auditorium where East Alexander Middle School emerged as the winner. The competition was close with East Alexander winning by only 3 questions. The final score was 158 – East Alexander Middle School over 149 – West Alexander Middle School. The competition consisted of 10 rounds. The content-based questions were from a selection of books the students read for the competition. The purpose of the Battle of the Books program is to encourage reading by all students at the elementary and middle school levels. Students, regardless of ability, are exposed to quality literature representing a variety of literary styles and viewpoints by prominent authors in the area of young adult literature. The game format creates interest and excitement in reading. Through the fun and excitement of the competition, students improve reading skills, mature in their choices of reading materials, and acquire a broader knowledge base. East Alexander Middle School students will compete in the regional middle school competition on March 30 at the United Methodist Church.

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  • Special Called Board Meeting

    Watch the Alexander County Board of Education Meeting live at 12:30 p.m. http://youtu.be/qjGSUIXqjnk A Special Called Meeting of the Alexander County Board of Education will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, beginning at 12:30 p.m. in the Board of Education Conference Room, 700 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC. The sole purpose of the meeting is distribution of the NCDPI Facility Survey & Recommendations Report. No action will be taken at this meeting.

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  • Everyday Preventive Actions That Can Help Fight Germs, Like The Flu

    Click here for the full image and a guide for parents regarding the flu.

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  • Andras wins Spelling Bee; Bishop is Second

    Tori Andras of Wittenburg Elementary School emerged as the 2017 Alexander County Spelling Bee Winner. Rachel Bishop of West Alexander Middle School placed second in the county-wide event. Click here to read more.

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  • 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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