Southern Alamance High School

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Southern Alamance High School
Southern Alamance High.PNG
Location
631 Southern High School Road
Graham, North Carolina

United States
Information
TypePublic
Established1960
School districtAlamance-Burlington School System
PrincipalTeresa Faucette[1]
Grades9 to 12
Enrollment1,532 (2016–17)[2]
Color(s)Red, White, and Blue
              
MascotPatriot
NicknameSouthern
RivalEastern Alamance High School
Website

Southern Alamance High School is a public, coeducational high school located in Graham, North Carolina. It is one of seven high schools in the Alamance-Burlington School System.

History[edit]

Three high schools, Alexander Wilson, Sylvan, E. M. Holt and Eli Whitney, were consolidated into a new school; Southern High School. A school bond passed in 1958 to finance the consolidation. Opening day was December 12, 1960.[3]

Athletics[edit]

Southern Alamance will once again compete at the 3A level after being part of the 4A All Metro conference from the 2009–2010 school year to the 2016–2017 school year. The Patriots are now part of the Mid Piedmont League. Other schools in the conference include Asheboro, Eastern Guilford, Southeast Guilford, Southern Guilford, Southwestern Randolph, and Walter M. Williams.

Clubs[edit]

Southern Alamance has a wide array of clubs for students to join. Student council is a large club at Southern. Each year student council puts on events such as homecoming, holiday cheer, coming home, and many others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Administration / Home". www.abss.k12.nc.us. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Southern High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  3. ^ "2015-2016 SAHS Staff Handbook" (PDF). p. 3.

Coordinates: 36°00′07″N 79°24′23″W / 36.0020°N 79.4064°W / 36.0020; -79.4064