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Last week, 217 students from 10 BCS high schools received their diplomas during mid-year graduation ceremonies. Prior years saw graduates from every school and their families in a packed Thomas Wolfe Auditorium. With COVID-19 still spreading in Buncombe County, small, physically distanced ceremonies took place at each school. Several schools held their graduations by appointment, meaning each student and their loved ones had the auditorium to themselves.
2021 Mid-Year Graduations

Last week, 217 students from 10 BCS high schools received their diplomas during mid-year graduation ceremonies. Prior years s …

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Schools across Buncombe County host virtual tours to give families an inside look.
Virtual Kindergarten Tours Welcome New Families

Schools across Buncombe County host virtual tours to give families an inside look. …

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School Nutrition assistant and bus driver Gloria Lewis gives a meal to a student at YMCA Youth Services at Beaverdam on Friday.
'Rolling to Feed' During Virtual Learning

In order to better serve the community, Nutrition staff members at multiple schools began delivering free meals to apartment …

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Congratulations to Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy (NDA) junior Alex Gast, who won this year’s Buncombe County Poetry Out Loud competition.
NDA Student Wins County Poetry Competition

Congratulations to Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy (NDA) junior Alex Gast, who won this year’s Buncombe County Poetr …

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A grandmother's poem and book helps Woodfin students process the pandemic.
Meet the Covids: Processing the Pandemic through Poetry

A grandmother's poem and book helps Woodfin students process the pandemic. …

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Schools across Buncombe County announced their 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year.
Schools Celebrate 2022 Teachers of the Year

Schools across Buncombe County announced their 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year. …

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Candler Elementary School Cafeteria Manager Kristy Laird, right, used the Heimlich maneuver to save school Nutrition Assistant Donna Cathey, left, from choking.
Cafeteria Manager Saves Colleague from Choking

Buncombe County Schools Nutrition staff at Candler Elementary School is up to any task, even saving a life. …

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The Buncombe Board of Education has decided to continue remote learning through at least Feb. 12, 2021.
'Return to Learn' Update #10

The Buncombe Board of Education has decided to continue remote learning through at least Feb. 12, 2021. …

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An innovative, ongoing, cultural exchange program at Avery’s Creek Elementary broadens cultural understanding.
Dual Language Collaboration Lauded in Colombia and U.S.

An innovative, ongoing, cultural exchange program at Avery’s Creek Elementary broadens cultural understanding. …

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The oldest known Nordic folk song brings meaning for today through the A.C. Reynolds High School orchestra.
Nordic Folk Song Brings Meaning for Today

The oldest known Nordic folk song brings meaning for today through the A.C. Reynolds High School orchestra. …

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