Top Stories
Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow! Here are some of our top stories from our 45 schools and 6 districts.

Important Calendar Update

The academic calendar has been updated for April 30 and May 1 of 2019. …

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JROTC: Training for Life

Students prepare for college and careers in North Buncombe High School's Navy JROTC program. …

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Twelve Years of the Estes Black Light Show

The lights were out, but there was plenty to see at the twelfth annual black light show at W.W. Estes Elementary on April 11. …

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Do the 'Write' Thing 2019

Middle schoolers experienced the power of the written word during Tuesday’s Do the Write Thing Essay Contest awards ceremony. …

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BCS Students Shine at Math Competition

Middle and high school students from several BCS schools had strong showings at the 48th annual Western Carolina University M …

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Sewing Love for Those In Need

“More than anything, I want them to be good people and help those in need. That is something that they can carry with them in …

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2020 District Teachers of the Year Named

We proudly announce our 2020 BCS District Teachers of the Year! …

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The Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy

BCS is set to expand distance learning opportunities by launching a fully virtual option for sixth- through twelfth-graders. …

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A Project Learning Garden for North Windy Ridge

Intermediate students received a new garden thanks to Ingles Markets, the Captain Planet Foundation, and Dole Packaged Foods. …

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Fifteen Accepted to 2019 Governor's School

Fifteen high-achieving BCS students will take part in a prestigious academic residential program. …

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Social Snapshots

Don't miss our Social Snapshots, where you can find original stories, important announcements, and photo albums that our community loved on social media. We're proud of the everyday efforts of our students and educators that make Buncombe County Schools a special place to learn and grow.

Johnston Celebrates Global Cultures

Johnston Elementary School’s Multicultural Night took families on a tour of the world. …

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Career Fair at Erwin Middle

There are many career opportunities here in Asheville and Buncombe County – horticulturalist, veterinarian, architect, chef, …

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Leadership Day at Weaverville Primary

At Weaverville Primary’s Leadership Day, guests were invited to hear how kindergarten and first grade students are celebratin …

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Partners In Education

"To me, it illuminated the need and the power of community in all of us rallying around a need - in this case around 4th grad …

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Math at the Mall

“It was exciting to see how the math they are learning made sense in the real world. They were excited to solve problems and …

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Emma Celebrates Student Leadership

Emma Elementary School showed its pride during Tuesday’s Leadership Day. …

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Envirothon: Engaging Environmental Science

At Envirothon, Middle and high school teams tested their knowledge of important environmental topics through a hands-on compe …

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Regional Reading Champs: North Windy Ridge

North Windy Ridge Intermediate has won the regional Battle of the Books competition for the Western Region! …

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A Conversation With Sylvia Mendez

Clyde A. Erwin Middle School students recently visited UNC-Asheville for a conversation with civil rights pioneer and Preside …

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Erwin High Hosts 2019 Mitch Carver Drill

The 13th annual CW3 Mitchell “Mitch” Carver Jr. Memorial Drill Meet was held on March 30 at Clyde A. Erwin High School. …

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