News & Announcements

How We Do It and Why

“My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” —Bishop Desmond Tutu

How We Do It and Why

“Each person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” - Maya Angelou

The Scholastic Book Fair will be virtual this year!

You’re invited to shop our Scholastic Book Fair online from Nov. 2nd- Nov 15th. All purchases benefit our school and connect kids with new books, favorite characters, complete series, and more.

How We Do It and Why

9/17/20 - There are some among us who could easily retire now, to sip tea and read books on the porch. Instead, these experts have agreed to become novices again, led by deep commitment. I’m referring not only to staff, but to parents.

Remote Learning 101

9/3/20 - Our goal with remote learning is to deliver the NC Standard Course of Study to support students’ continued progress in his/her education, while maintaining our commitment to relationship-building and community.


Here is a review of the basics!

How We Do It and Why

8/27/20 - “We might be by ourselves in our own box, but we are still connected to everyone else.”


- Jan Adams, ABS Dance Teacher, during Zoom classes.

School ReOpening Plans

7/30/20 - The ABS Board of Directors convened a special meeting this week to consider a motion to begin the 2020-21 school year in Remote Learning for the first 9 weeks. The motion passed, so ABS will begin the year with remote learning.

Special Visits

7/16/20 - A Special Visit is simply an opportunity for your child to meet his or her teacher in a familiar setting, a chance to learn a bit about the class and what to expect in the coming school year. This year’s scheduled days for Special Visits are August 13 and 14, 2020. Your child’s teacher will be contacting you to schedule a 15-20 minute appointment in early August.

Approved 2020-21 School Calendar

7/9/20 - Our first day for students is scheduled for Wednesday, August 19. We anticipate all schools, including ABS, will be operating with new procedures and policies as required by State and local health officials.

Garden Volunteers Needed

7/2/20 - Please consider helping us out in the ABS gardens! Although we won’t all meet on the same day, the weeds are there every day just waiting to be picked.
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