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Buncombe students put their knowledge to the test in this year's virtual Battle of the Books showdown.
Covid Can't Mask the Love of Books

Buncombe students put their knowledge to the test in this year's virtual Battle of the Books showdown. …

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Each year, the Buncombe County Schools Teacher of the Year tradition celebrates excellence in education.
2022 District Teachers of the Year Announced

Each year, the Buncombe County Schools Teacher of the Year tradition celebrates excellence in education. …

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An old technology storage room at Owen High School has been transformed into a boutique of sorts. The Nook will provide students with stylish, gently used clothes to choose from in the event of an emergency or other financial hardship.
Owen High Unveils Unique Boutique

An old technology storage room at Owen High School has been transformed into a boutique of sorts. The Nook will provide stude …

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PICTURED, from left, are Sam Turbeville, Sonna Jamerson, Sophia Nerenberg, Kelly Corriher, and Allie Moore.
Eblen Students Fight to End Homelessness

For three thoughtful girls at Joe P. Eblen Intermediate School (JPEIS), compassion starts young. Sixth-graders Sophia Nerenbe …

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BCS' gifted program has been identified as a state leader in the pursuit of equity and excellence.
Gifted Program Focuses on Equity, Inspires Statewide

BCS' gifted program has been identified as a state leader in the pursuit of equity and excellence. …

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Is your child an independent and curious learner? They could be a great fit for the Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy (BCSVA). We’re now accepting applications for grades K-12!
BCS Virtual Academy Enrolling Now

Is your child an independent and curious learner? They could be a great fit for the Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy. …

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A woodworking student holds an nail gun against one of the little free libraries.
Enka High Students Build Little Free Libraries

Ten Enka-blue library boxes are being installed in parks and recreational facilities throughout the county, thanks to the ded …

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Ms. Medellin leads her kindergarten class in a recitation of their limerick.
W. Buncombe Students Win Limerick Challenge

Two West Buncombe Elementary School classes won a national poetry contest by writing creative, rhyming limericks – completely …

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On March 22, BCS’ four intermediate schools warmly welcomed back fifth- and sixth-graders for in-person instruction, five days per week.
Intermediate Schools Reunited Under Plan A

On March 22, BCS’ four intermediate schools warmly welcomed back fifth- and sixth-graders for in-person instruction, five day …

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Fifth grade chess champion Vir Datt outranked 76 talented players to win this year’s K-5 state tournament.
Vir Datt, State K-5 Chess Champion

Fifth grade chess champion Vir Datt outranked 76 talented players to win this year’s K-5 state tournament. …

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