Welcome back, Comets!


Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-Times

A host of Comets swung open the doors at Amherst Steele High School to kick off the new school year Aug. 23. They’ll enjoy new carpet in the main and guidance offices, freshly paved parking lots, improved court yards, as well as a new public address system and resurfaced floor in the gymnasium.

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Junior Bryce Nowlin takes in comfortable temperatures outside of Amherst Steele High School.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/08/web1_IMG_0071.jpgJunior Bryce Nowlin takes in comfortable temperatures outside of Amherst Steele High School.

New office aide Savannah Williams is shown the ropes by financial secretary Claudia Schultz.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/08/web1_IMG_0061.jpgNew office aide Savannah Williams is shown the ropes by financial secretary Claudia Schultz.

Seniors Thomas Crawford and Morgyn Cowger relax for a few minutes in the school lobby.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/08/web1_IMG_0063.jpgSeniors Thomas Crawford and Morgyn Cowger relax for a few minutes in the school lobby.

Students seem happy to be hitting the books again.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/08/web1_IMG_0066.jpgStudents seem happy to be hitting the books again.

Tim Sumser teaches a college credit math class in the school’s media center.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/08/web1_IMG_0057.jpgTim Sumser teaches a college credit math class in the school’s media center.

Tyler Buga takes a shot in gym class as Jonathan West watches on.
http://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/08/web1_IMG_0067.jpgTyler Buga takes a shot in gym class as Jonathan West watches on.