May 29, 2017

Buncombe County Schools
Week in Review

Senior Walk

Senior Walk: North Buncombe District (Video)
On May 25th, North Buncombe High School seniors paraded through all of the other schools in the district! These seniors hope to inspire the younger students to work hard in school! You can look through all of the pictures from the day HERE.

"A is for Awkward"
Ever wish middle school came with a field guide? Reynolds High School junior Aryelle Jacobsen has you covered.Her book, “A is for Awkward,” alphabetizes the complications of adolescence and how to deal with them.Each page features a concept – like “B is for Brave” or “T is for Time Management” – advice related to the topic and original art by local teens.

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Making the Grade
Jostens recognized Clyde A. Erwin High SchoolEnka High, and Cane Creek Middle for their 2016-17 yearbooks in its annual Look Book, a showcase of stellar yearbook covers, themes, designs, and more.

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Teacher of the Month
Congratulations to this courageous and dedicated teacher at North Windy Ridge Intermediate! Brandi Fleckenstein is the Mix 96.5 Teacher of the Month! Take a moment to watch radio personalities Tammy and Dex surprise her with the news during class, and hear the wonderful things her students have to say about her.

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WLOS' Never Stop Learning

Students at Fairview Elementary are participating in the RISE program. RISE stands for respect, integrity, self-control and effort. The students are wrapping up the program this school year with a sweet treat: Ice cream at the Sonic in the Reynolds community.

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VFW Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Chief Tony Gutierrez of Clyde A. Erwin High School! He's been named the 2017 Post 891 VFW Teacher Of The Year! Additionally, Chief Gutierrez was selected as the District 16 (in Tryon, NC) VFW Teacher Of The Year.

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Preserving Wetlands
As reported by WLOS, "A handful of Erwin High School's Future Farmers of America planted more than 30 different plants at Barnardsville Elementary School. The community service project is to prevent run off."

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Graduation 2017
Congrats to our 2017 graduates! Find the graduation schedule below.

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The BCS Advantage Magazine, Spring 2017
Our latest magazine is here, giving you personal stories of students and teachers, and engaging photos of all of the action. From arts and athletics to academics, there is something here for everyone. This quarter, the cover story is Owen Middle School's drive to succeed in the 2017 Gravity Games!

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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:

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Director of Communications

Benjamin Rickert
Assistant Director of Communications

Timothy Reaves
Digital Communications Specialist


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