June 26, 2017

Buncombe County Schools
Week in Review

Post of the Week

Career-Ready Through Summer CTE
Rising ninth-graders attended a CTE Career Pathways Camp at A-B Tech, where they got hands-on lessons in the culinary arts, hospitality industry, carpentry, robotics, and advanced manufacturing. Those skills will empower them to be successful in an increasingly international economy.

Summer STEM Ideas for Students
The summer months may be a break from the classroom, but this doesn't need to mean the end of learning and exploration! In this Asheville Citizen-Times article, BCS teachers talk about some of the benefits of getting kids involved in fun STEM-based learning activities this summer, as well as some specific places to find them!

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Erwin High's Hospitality Camp
A group of students from Clyde A. Erwin High School explored some of the interesting and fun career options that abound in Asheville's bustling hospitality industry! WLOS covered the students graduating from the career preparation program.

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Making History at Enka Intermediate

Read about the historic first school year at new Enka Intermediate and their first Teacher of the Year, Katherine Thomas!

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Rams' Baseball Earns Respect

After the T. C. Roberson High School baseball team achieved its fourth state title, the team was placed 17th nationally! The community has celebrated the Rams' success and Coach Eric Filipek was even named the Asheville Chevrolet Coach of the Month!

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Video: Tar Heels Coach Speaks at Teacher-Campus

In this BCS video, watch as legendary Tar Heels coach Roy Williams speaks at the recent dedication ceremony of the Williams-Baldwin Teacher Campus (WBTC). On May 30, the innovative housing complex was presented to the public for the first time. The video is also available on YouTube, along with the full recording of the special event.

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Summer Meals Sites Announced
Summer meals at no cost are available for children 18 and under at sites around the county as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Summer Feeding Program. Meals are available to all children regardless of income, with no registration or ID needed. An up-to-date list may be found via the button below on buncombeschools.org, or the list can be viewed and shared on Facebook.

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Teachers Wanted!
Are you looking for a teaching job? Click below to view the current BCS openings!
We also have a number of non-teaching positions available!

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Owen Athletes Continue to College
According to the Black Mountain News, at least six Warhorse athletes will pursue college athletics next fall. Congrats, Owen student athletes!

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BCS Advantage Magazine: Spring 2017
Don't miss the latest edition of the BCS Advantage magazine! Our cover story is Owen Middle School's drive to succeed in this year's 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:

Stacia Harris
Director of Communications

Benjamin Rickert
Assistant Director of Communications

Timothy Reaves
Digital Communications Specialist


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