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.

2019 Bus Driver of the Year: Mr. David Mayer

Charles D. Owen High driver David Mayer was awarded the 2019 Tracy Lea Calhoun Memorial award on June 6. …

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July 7-13 Serafina Week Bookfair Supports Schools

A July 7-13 bookfair collaboration with Robert Beatty and Barnes & Noble supports literacy in the greater Asheville area. …

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Congrats, Class of 2019!

Congratulations to the 1,600 students who took their well-deserved diplomas over the last two weeks. …

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Vitals App Increases School Safety

Buncombe County Schools (BCS) will begin using life-saving technology designed to help individuals with various conditions an …

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2019 Community High Graduation

Community High School students felt the payoff of hard work at Wednesday’s graduation ceremony, hosted by Asheville Christian …

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Estes Students Welcome Superintendent Baldwin

Second grade Estes Elementary students shared a heartwarming project with Supt. Dr. Tony Baldwin on the last day of school! …

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2019 Middle College Graduation

During a small graduation ceremony at AB-Tech’s Magnolia Hall on Tuesday, Buncombe County Middle College teachers celebrated …

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BCS Foundation Awards 300K in Scholarships

Many thanks to the Buncombe County Schools Foundation, which has awarded over $300,000 in scholarships to more than 170 gradu …

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Dual Immersion: Exciting Possibilities

Kindergarteners have made amazing progress this year in Ms. Karina Padilla’s dual language immersion class at Candler Element …

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New Administrative Assignments for 2019-20

Superintendent Dr. Tony Baldwin today announces five new administrative assignments for the 2019-20 school year. …

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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.

Roberson Chess: Check Mate Champions

When it comes to chess, this much is black and white: Roberson students know how to win. …

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2019 Class Day at Enka High

Enka High School’s Class Day is a tradition as old as the school itself. …

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Success After Graduation for Blackhawk Alumna

North Buncombe alumna and UNC-Wilmington student Karly Plemmons earns Pepsi scholarship through the NCRLA. …

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Field Day for Fairview Elementary

At Fairview Elementary, students slid on slip ’n slides, raced in sacks, competed in water-themed games, and more. …

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Paper Cranes For Peace

"As I walk through the halls adorned with paper cranes, it makes my heart happy to know that our school made a collective eff …

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Rocket Country's Biggest Fan

Rocket Country came together on Saturday, June 1, to dedicate the new Reynolds High Marching Band field in honor of the schoo …

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Reality of Money

“This is such an amazing program and opportunity for our students to participate in and see through a financial simulation ho …

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Where the Wild Things Are

Heritage, Growth, Promise. This is the mission statement for Owen Middle School. With this in mind, teachers planned a unique …

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Discovery Academy Club Wins First Place

The NDA Technology Student Association (TSA) fashion design team recently brought home a first-place win at TSA state competi …

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Mentorship Program Coming to Enka Middle

Mentorship is the gift of a lifetime, and thanks to a recent grant, a new program is coming to Enka Middle School. …

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