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.

Mr. Ken Does Math

At 90 years old, Kenneth Ames Maultsby has much experience to share. …

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Gold Medal Mentorship

Fourth graders at Johnston Elementary are getting to know two Olympic champions from afar. …

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BCS Adds Coding Classes at All Middle Schools

Buncombe County Schools’ focus on STEM education just got a big boost! …

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Preparing for Winter Weather

Student and staff safety is always the highest priority when making weather related decisions. …

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BCS Advantage Magazine: Fall '17

The latest BCS Advantage Magazine is here! In this special issue, we highlight the programs in our intermediate and middle sc …

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Schools Celebrate Thanksgiving

Buncombe County Schools celebrated Thanksgiving with crafts and lessons about history. …

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Cane Creek Band Director Honored

Clif Dodson doesn’t like to “toot his own horn,” but the Cane Creek Middle School band director received a special honor earl …

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Award-Winning Theatre Arts at Reynolds High

Buncombe schools theatre students are so talented, they win awards for watching paint dry! No, seriously... …

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2017 SRO of the Year

Dep. Wesley Anders says his job is all about connecting with the children he protects and serves. …

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2017 Countdown to Kindergarten

Kindergarten Enrollment is Happening Now! …

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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.

Koontz Designs Robot to Fight Fires

It was the innovation of Koontz Intermediate students that earned their robot a chance to compete in the state finals. …

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2017 Cheerleading Champions

Hundreds of fans cheered on their squads, and when the dust settled, four BCS high school teams were holding trophies! …

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W.D. Williams Students Sing!

The theater at W.D. Williams Elementary School reverberated with old mountain tunes as students performed a Grade Level Conce …

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Community Connections

“We wanted to take the curriculum into the community, providing greater access to parents and students,” said Principal Danny …

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Lightning Rod for STEM Careers

A local business reminded A.C. Reynolds Middle School students that they don’t need to look far for a promising STEM career! …

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Learning History Through Art

"One of best ways to learn the history of the world and have a better understanding about people is to learn more about their …

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Special Delivery

“I’ve gotten a lot of great hands-on experience. I had no carpentry experience before this class, and I’ve learned a lot,” sa …

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North Buncombe JROTC Tradition

The North Buncombe High School JROTC got a chance to show off their knowledge, discipline, and teamwork at their annual Pass …

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Estes Chess Makes a Move

Estes chess players begin with the end in mind, winning in WNC tournament. …

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Gingerbread Engineering in Black Mountain

Black Mountain Primary students are exploring the world of gingerbread architecture this week and the results are as impressi …

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