September 11, 2017

Buncombe County Schools
Week in Review

2018 Teachers of the Year

District Teachers of the Year Announced
At last week's Board of Education Regular Meeting, all of our 2018 Teachers of the Year were announced and honored by the Board. Additionally, the much-anticipated opening of the envelopes occurred, where our 7 District Teachers of the Year were revealed. See pictures and the video of this special evening which included a pre-meeting dinner sponsored by our local Neo Burrito restaurant! (Pictured above: Teachers of the Year stand with their principals.)

Thursday Night Lights
Once again, BCS has partnered with WLOS and WMYA to feature BCS Athletics in the televised Thursday Night Lights football coverage! Find the broadcast schedule and TV spots for our schools via the article below!

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Video: Buncombe Schools from the Sky
Buncombe County, North Carolina, is an amazing place to live, learn, work, and play. On labor day, we shared a short video giving a unique view of the beautiful places where our students are preparing for their tomorrow. Check out these stunning aerial views of our six traditional High Schools!

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Reynolds Students Hit Back at Hurricane Harvey
A former Texan and senior at A.C. Reynolds High School is working with her classmates to collect supplies for those in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. View the coverage by WLOS news!

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Haw Creek's Math Teacher of the Year

Third-grade Haw Creek Elementary School teacher Sara McGee got a surprise Thursday afternoon. She was named BCS 2017-18 Math Teacher of the Year! See the Facebook announcement below or go straight to the article at!

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Mountain State Fair: Buncombe CTE Best in WNC
The WNC Mountain State Fair is here and our Career and Technical Education (CTE) students are showing off their skills. Booth judging was held Thursday for the CTE Booth Competition and you'll recognize the names of the winners!

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The Graduation Issue
If you missed this summer's issue of the BCS Advantage Magazine, take a moment to meet some of our recent grads, as well as read about the hopes and dreams of younger students just starting their educational journey. Keep an eye out for upcoming fall edition and view all past issues at!

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Director of Communications

Benjamin Rickert
Assistant Director of Communications

Timothy Reaves
Digital Communications Specialist


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