Return to Learn

This school year, we are working diligently to ensure a safe return to classrooms. No matter what happens, we're committed to providing safe and engaging learning environments for our students.

As we Return to Learn in Buncombe County Schools, visit this page for the latest up-to-date school and safety information. Our county's primary source of health information can be found at the Buncombe Ready website.

Recent 'Return to Learn' Updates
(You may also view all of our recent updates.)
'Return to Learn' Update #7 (October 1, 2020) - Board Approves A/B Schedule for High Schoolers starting Oct. 19
'Return to Learn' Update #6 (September 11, 2020) - Board Approves Updated 'Return to Learn' Plan
'Return to Learn' Update #5 (August 14, 2020) - 2020-21 Return to Learn Checklist
'Return to Learn' Update #4 (July 28, 2020) - Details of Plan B Beyond

Remote Learning
We're committed to preparing students for their tomorrow.We're looking forward a successful 2020-21 school year! Our Remote Learning website will be updated with the latest device and login (username/password) information, as well as helpful how-to videos. For more information, visit

Need assistance? We're here to help! Here are our support options for August, 2020.

En español?
• Vea nuestros videos en español sobre instrucciones para el aprendizaje digital.
• Técnico- Habla Espanol: 828-255-5987, Lunes - Viernes, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Technology Help Desk
• Call 828-255-5987, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
• A Spanish-speaking technician is available each day from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Live Chat is available 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
If busy, email

'Return to Learn' and District Updates
All of our important back-to-school announcements, as well as our latest stories and safety information, can be found in our Top Stories news feed. (View the Top Stories menu to access all headlines to date.)
In-School 'Bookmobiles' Bring Books to Students

West Buncombe Elementary School (WBES) Media Specialist Maggie Skroski said she’ll “do anything to get a book in a child’s ha …

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10/29 Important Reminder

Please see these important fall scheduling reminders. …

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Theatre Amplifies Young Voices During Pandemic

A.C. Reynolds High theatre students tackle complex topics from the stage for play festival. …

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Pisgah Elementary 'Quilts' a Garden

Pisgah Elementary School (PES) is threading together project-based learning and a “whole child” approach with its new Quilt G …

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Library in a Box: A New Path to Reading

For the media center staff at North Buncombe High School, reading is a gift. …

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Family Resource Center Moves to Enka Middle

The Buncombe County Schools Family Resource Center (FRC), which has provided thousands of meals to local families, has moved …

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Together As One: A Marching Band Story

This election season, the T.C. Roberson High School marching band wants to promote unity and civic duty through music. …

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BCS Arts: Creativity, Confidence, and Character

Enka Intermediate School Music Teacher Richard Cagle loves to watch students grow in confidence and competence in the arts. …

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Ruth Henderson Award, Grants Announced

Representatives from Buncombe County Schools (BCS) and Buncombe County Schools Foundation (BCSF) joined family members to hon …

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Student Services: Supporting The Whole Child

The BCS Student Services Department, which manages school counselors, school social workers, school nurses, and other support …

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