April 3, 2017

Buncombe County Schools
Week in Review

Jim Lewis



NCAE Asst. Principal of the Year: Jim Lewis, Owen High 
Charles D. Owen High School administrator Jim Lewis has been named the 2017 North Carolina Association of Educators Assistant Principal of the Year! Mr. Lewis was chosen because of his dedication to the teaching profession and to educating all students. Lewis has been an AP at Owen High since 2010.

Teacher Feature: Ms. Laura Linsley 
“Music is far more than song. It breaks down barriers, brings people together, and empowers us to be the best we can possibly be,” says Laura Linsley, chorus teacher at North Buncombe Middle School, and the chosen educator for this week's Teacher Feature! View the Facebook post with photos below, or view the article on our district website.

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Haw Creek History (Video)
Meet Haw Creek Elementary's resident historian (11-year-old Chase), and learn more about the documentary he produced about the history of the school in this fun, WLOS-created trailer! Stay tuned for your chance to watch Chase's project in the coming days.

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2017 Spring Musicals
Ready for a night out? Be sure to check the 2017 BCS Spring Musical schedule! Every year, theatre arts students in Buncombe County Schools work hard to bring world-class fine arts performances to our community.

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Nation's Eyes on Teacher Campus
As reported by WLOS: "The eyes of the education community nationwide are on a Buncombe County project. Its goal is to recruit teachers by offering [them] a leg up, with an appealing living opportunity--affordably priced two-bedroom apartments."

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Accolades for Blackhawk Band (Video)
Out of only 8 high schools in the nation invited to the President’s Cup National High School Band Festival, the North Buncombe High Blackhawk Band took 2nd place!

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The Leader in Me at Avery's Creek
WLOS reports: "Educators from Charlotte to Murphy came to Buncombe County to visit students at a model school for the Leader in Me Program. The program teaches 21st-century leadership and life skills and creates a culture that every child can be a leader."

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Sugar Jets Softball Discovering Potential
In this Citizen-Times article, step onto the field with the two-time softball champions from Enka High, who have much to live up to this season!

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Track & Field
BCS student-athletes hold several first place performances so far this season in track and field! See the full list, as reported by the Citizen-Times.

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Special Edition Magazine: School System Success 2016-17
In this digital Special Edition of the BCS Advantage Magazine, you're invited to take a look inside the many programs, departments, and opportunities that comprise Buncombe County Schools!

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The Buncombe County Schools Week in Review highlights some of the important stories making news in our districts and schools each week. When sharing about your BCS school or event on social media, be sure to use #BCS! The Week in Review is created and maintained by the Communications Department:

Stacia Harris
Director of Communications

Benjamin Rickert
Assistant Director of Communications



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