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.

The 2019 BCS Geography Bee

Fourth- and fifth-graders put their geography skills to the test in this year's Geography Bee! …

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MathCounts: The Sport of Math

Mathletes from across the county and region competed in this year's MathCounts competition! …

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The 71st Mars Hill Choral Festival

Talented students from five Buncombe County high schools performed in the 71st Annual Mars Hill University Choral Festival. …

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BCS Communications Team Wins Gold

The Buncombe County Schools Communications Department has received six gold awards and one bronze award from the North Caroli …

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2019 Mid-Year Graduation

Congratulations to the 175 students who received diplomas from Buncombe County Schools during the mid-year graduation ceremon …

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Singers Represent BCS in All-Carolina Choir

Ten students represented BCS in the prestigious 2019 North and South Carolina select chorus. …

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Veterans Honor Student-Authors

Ten BCS student-authors were recognized as local winners of the VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests. …

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Teachers Receive Merit Bonuses

Thanks to the North Carolina General Assembly, many of our teachers are receiving merit-based bonuses, which recognize impres …

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BCS Aquatic Center Opens

The beautiful Buncombe County Schools Aquatic Center hosted its first swim meet of the season on Thursday after students took …

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Mr. Bobby Bowens: Paving the Way for Equality

Beloved bus driver "Mr. Bobby" was the first African American to serve as an Asheville firefighter. …

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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.

Virtual Valentine's Day

Who can forget the fun of exchanging sweet Valentine’s Day cards and candy with our classmates …

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Hands-On Science at Owen Middle

A unique hands-on project at C.D. Owen Middle is challenging students to make 3D cell models! …

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Lighthouse Award for Warhorses

Charles D. Owen High was recognized for achievements in innovation and engagement. …

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FED Cup Tennis Carnival [VIDEO]

USTA North Carolina and the Asheville Tennis Association (ATA) served up a Tennis Carnival for fourth-graders from Fairview E …

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Rockets Mock Trial Arguably One of Best

A.C. Reynolds High School earned one of the top spots at a recent mock trial competition. …

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Rocket Readers Program

The Rocket Readers celebrated another important milestone this year. …

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BCS Coach to Participate in the Shrine Bowl

"It is an honor to be selected to represent Buncombe County and coach in one of the most historic high school football all-st …

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Erwin High's Athletics Hall of Fame

The 2018 Clyde A. Erwin High Hall of Fame 2018 Class of Inductees were inducted on Friday night, January 25, bringing the tot …

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Hurricane Help-bots: STEM at North Windy Ridge

Thanks to students in Mr. Thompson's STEM class, lego robots are saving the day! …

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Homemade Music: Billy Jonas at Avery's Creek

Whether he was banging on water bottles and buckets, strumming his guitar or dancing, the message of love, unity, and making …

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