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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.

               
Driving Students to Their Tomorrow

When she first started driving, Ms. Gloria Lewis was nervous about the big buses, but she said the BCS Transportation Departm …

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BCS Virtual Academy Enrolling Now

Is your child an independent and curious learner? They could be a great fit for the Buncombe County Schools Virtual Academy. …

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Summer Academy Students Study Water Quality

For this week’s problem-based learning challenge, eighth graders dove into water quality engineering. They imagined that a na …

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Coding Camp Makes Computer Science Accessible

Swift App School provides coding instruction and scholarships to make computer science more accessible to teens. …

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Working Together at Emma's Summer Academy

Ms. Robin Francis’ students at Emma Elementary School, from the Erwin, Enka, and North Buncombe districts, imagined playing b …

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Virtual STEAM Conference to Inspire Educators Worldwide

On August 5, 2021, BCS hosts the seventh annual STEAM conference for educators. …

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Fifteen Earn Community Foundation Scholarships

15 BCS students received college scholarships this year from The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. …

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Earthquake Engineering at BCS Summer Academy

Middle-schoolers from the Erwin, Enka, and North Buncombe Districts have been exploring solutions to real world problems each …

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Enka Band Director Considered for Grammy Educator Award

Enka High band director Kevin Young has been announced as a quarterfinalist for the 2022 Music Educator Award. …

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Roberson Coach, Counselor Earns NCHSAA Award

T.C. Roberson High head volleyball coach Michelle Wagaman was selected for a special NCHSAA honor. …

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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.

               
Summer Academy Students Take On Ocean Garbage

Seventh graders took on ocean garbage last week, learning about its ubiquity and designing prototype machines to clean it up. …

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Building Homes for Hermit Crabs

Summer Academy students practiced building homes for hermit crabs for their problem-based learning activity this week. …

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National Awards for North Buncombe Middle FCCLA

Jemma Richards, Vera Figuera, and Jordyn White of North Buncombe Middle brought home national FCCLA awards. …

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Future Engineers Inspired by Summer Academy

Students built robots to fight ocean pollution and constructed catapults to launch marshmallows across the classroom. It’s al …

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Middle School Growth at Summer Academy

Middle schoolers are thriving in our STEAM-themed Summer Academy! Problem-based learning has students studying issues like wa …

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Owen Student Artwork Featured by General Assembly

The artwork of Claire Walker-Hanning was displayed during the 2021 General Assembly Art Show. …

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Owen Grads Win Athletic Award

Two Charles D. Owen High School (CDOHS) students received Heart of a Champion awards from the North Carolina High School Athl …

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'Keep Our Air Clean' Student Art to Display Statewide

A Black Mountain Elementary student is using her art skills to encourage the community to reduce air pollution. …

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Last Day of School at Roberson High

On Tuesday, June 1, the Rams of T.C. Roberson High School proudly charged across the finish line of a very unique school year …

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Last Day of School Around the Erwin District

Here are some scenes from the last day of school for the 2020-2021 school year, Tuesday, June 1. …

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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!

               
Summer Academy Highlights

In place of our traditional Week in Review, we're sharing various stories from the Summer Academy! …

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Week in Review: July 12, 2021

Our BCS Week in Review brings you stories of achievement and success in Buncombe County Schools. …

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Week in Review: July 6, 2021

Our BCS Week in Review brings you stories of achievement and success in Buncombe County Schools. …

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Week in Review: June 28, 2021

Our BCS Week in Review brings you stories of achievement and success in Buncombe County Schools. …

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Week in Review: June 21, 2021

Our BCS Week in Review brings you stories of achievement and success in Buncombe County Schools. …

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Week in Review: June 14, 2021

Our BCS Week in Review brings you stories of achievement and success in Buncombe County Schools. …

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Week in Review: June 7, 2021

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

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Week in Review: May 31, 2021

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

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Week in Review: May 24, 2021

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

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Week in Review: May 17, 2021

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

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