News & Stories

News & Stories

In Buncombe County Schools, students and teachers are constantly creating, learning, growing, and achieving. Our Communications team aims to bring these compelling stories to you! View our news feeds below or in the menu.


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.

               
No Barriers: Students Tackle ADHD Accessibility

Nine sixth-graders at North Windy Ridge won a $5,000 grant to improve learning experiences for peers with ADHD. …

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BCS 18th in U.S. for National Board Teachers

Buncombe County Schools remains among the top districts in the country for National Board Certified Teachers. …

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The 2021 Top Scholars of Buncombe County Schools

Join us at 6:30 p.m. on May 10 to virtually honor our 2021 Top Scholars! …

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Mars, Moon Maps Spark Student Curiosity

Thanks to a partnership with AFF and grant funding from Public Consulting Group, giant Mars and Moon maps are at each BCS sch …

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Community High Plants the Seeds of Success

“This is all about having students take charge of their learning, engage in cross-content connections, and really pursue the …

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Spreading Love, Hope, and Unity

“I think this project helped bring out the sweetest, most caring parts of them,” said Ms. Fisher. “They were all excited to d …

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Theatre Students Present Broadway Musicals

There was a special kind of happiness on the Rams' stage, as theatre students held their dress rehearsal. …

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Astronaut Talks to NDA Students, Staff

Nesbitt Discovery Academy (NDA) students had an out of this world experience on Wednesday when NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold vi …

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'Waffle Warriors' Win State Cook-Off

Congratulations to the "Waffle Warriors" at Clyde A. Erwin High! They won first place in the first-ever virtual North Carolin …

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2021 Spring Musicals and Theatre

Theatre arts students in Buncombe County Schools are bringing world-class fine arts performances to our community. …

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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.

               
Reynolds Clarinetist Performs with Marine Band

Congratulations to A.C. Reynolds High School senior Aaron Lipsky, whose dedication to the clarinet has led to national recogn …

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Teacher Appreciation at Oakley Elementary

For Teacher Appreciation Week, students at Oakley Elementary School are celebrating educators each day. …

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Learning Garden Takes Root at North Windy Ridge

Students are digging in to their learning garden for the first time since 2019 at North Windy Ridge Intermediate. …

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W.D.'s Wall of Hope

A Wall of Hope at W.D. Williams Elementary is bringing students together to encourage healing and resiliency during a strange …

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Hands-on Outdoor Learning at Pisgah's Eco Day

Pisgah Elementary School (PES) students had a thrilling outdoor learning experience during the school’s Eco Day on Tuesday. …

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Reynolds Students Fight Hunger through Key Club

​Students at A.C. Reynolds High School are working to take the teeth out of North Carolina’s hunger problem. …

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Johnston Dedicates Garden to 20-Year Employee

Johnston Elementary School (JES) media coordinator Kristin Johnson brought STEM Lab assistant Wendy Rice outside for an “Eart …

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Firefighters Kindle Love of Reading

Local firefighters read to W.W. Estes Elementary students as part of the ongoing Firefighters for Literacy program. …

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Sensory Garden Success at Black Mountain Primary

In Black Mountain Primary School’s Sensory Garden, students touch, taste, smell, see, and hear the natural world. …

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Owen High Students Have Fun With Old Tech

At Charles D. Owen High School, Ms. Jackie Rhymer’s Microsoft Excel Business students got a blast from the past on Friday! To …

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The BCS Week in Review


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!

               
Week in Review: May 10, 2021

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. …

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Week in Review: May 3, 2021

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. …

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April 26, 2021

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. …

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April 19, 2021

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. …

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April 12, 2021

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. …

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March 29, 2021

Post of the Week: Owen High Unveils Unique Boutique …

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March 22, 2021

Post of the Week: WMAC Basketball Coaches of the Year …

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March 15, 2021

Post of the Week: A Successful K-3 Return Under Plan A …

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March 8, 2021

Post of the Week: Plan A for K-3 Begins …

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March 1, 2021

Post of the Week: Rockets' Coffee Club Back in Business …

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