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.

               
North Buncombe’s Family, Career, and Community Leaders

Three North Buncombe educators will be recognized for excellence at this year’s virtual FCCLA national conference. …

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MinecraftEDU June Winners Design Space Stations

Congratulations to the innovative and imaginative BCS students who designed their own space stations for the MinecraftEDU Jun …

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Return to Learn #2

Learn about BCS' Return to Learn options for the 2020-21 school year. …

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Remote-Only Opportunities for the 2020-21 School Year

BCS offers families the opportunity for remote-only learning. …

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Return to Learn #1

The governor asked school systems across the state to collaborate with staff and families to develop strategies to successful …

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Cane Creek Places 3rd in National Competition

Cane Creek Middle School students Sara Barlowe, Grace Armitstead, Brady Clausen, and Trapper Alonso placed third in the natio …

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2020 Participate Learning Teacher of the Year

A.C. Reynolds Middle School Spanish teacher Martha Camacho Higuera wants her students to go far beyond fluency. …

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Life Lessons from a World Traveler

“I really loved the people there; the people didn't have an ego,” said Sabai. “They were so welcoming and heartwarming- that’ …

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Enka Wrestling Coaches Named Best in State

The National Wrestling Coaches Association named Enka High's coaches the top staff of NC. …

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Aquatics Center Opens With Safety Precautions

The Buncombe County Schools Aquatics Center will open for public swim sessions on Monday with safety protocols in place. …

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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.

               
Destination Space: A Beautiful Day for a Satellite

A group of five gathered on a hillside overlooking Asheville to try out a new satellite device. …

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PEP Honors Retiring Social Worker

The Progressive Education Program (PEP) held a surprise retirement parade for long-time School Social Worker Jan Zyboyovski, …

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Let's Go to the (Virtual) Zoo!

Ms. Rebeca Pacheco Morera’s Dual Language Spanish Immersion fourth-grade class talked with WNC Nature Center Outreach Educati …

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Leicester Honors Erwin Graduates

In this unusual graduation season, Leicester Elementary School (LES) found a way to give Clyde A. Erwin High School seniors a …

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Glen Arden Hosts Virtual Leadership Day

Students accepted the challenge to be leaders in their homes and communities, and the results are inspiring! …

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Author Visits Weaverville Elementary Virtually

An Oscar-winning songwriter, screenwriter, actor, director, and novelist inspired Weaverville Elementary School fourth-grader …

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A Parade of Hope at W.D. Williams Elementary

An emotional parade at W.D. Williams Elementary recognized students and families for their perseverance. …

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Buncombe Students Among Top GeoBee Competitors

Two Buncombe students among state’s top contestants in 2020 National Geographic GeoBee. …

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West Buncombe Elementary Celebrates Teachers

During Teacher Appreciation Week, West Buncombe Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) let teachers know they …

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National Award for North Buncombe FCCLA Teacher

Teacher Sherry Peek earns 2020 Master Adviser award from FCCLA. …

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The BCS Week in Review


Every day, students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review brings you stories of educational achievement and success in Buncombe County Schools. Within each edition, be sure to find the Post of the Week, which is the story or topic with the highest weekly engagement on social media!

               
July 6, 2020

Post of the Week: 2020 Participate Learning Teacher of the Year …

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June 22, 2020

Post of the Week: Moments from Graduation …

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June 8, 2020

Post of the Week: Virtual Senior Week 2020 …

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June 8, 2020

Post of the Week: Virtual Senior Week 2020 …

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June 1, 2020

Post of the Week: Virtual Senior Week 2020 …

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May 25, 2020

Our Week in Review brings you stories of educational achievement and success. …

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May 18, 2020

Post of the Week: Gift of Gardening …

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May 11, 2020

Our BCS Week in Review highlights the successes of our local public schools. Together, we are #BCSstrong. …

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May 4, 2020

Post of the Week: School Lunch Hero Day …

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April 27, 2020

Post of the Week: Homework Hotspots Deliver Virtual Learning …

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Top Stories, Social Snapshots, and the BCS Week in Review are created and compiled by the Communications Department

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