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BCS Advantage Magazine
BCS Advantage Magazine  

Welcome to the online companion of The Buncombe County Schools Advantage Magazine, where you'll find current and past issues, as well as supplemental content relating to the inspiring articles you read in our print edition! The BCS Advantage Magazine is a special publication of the Communications Department.

The BCS Advantage Magazine is the winner of a 2016 & 2017 Blue Ribbon Award given through the North Carolina School Public Relations Association.

Spring 2018 Special Edition
The latest BCS Advantage Magazine is here. In this special issue, we highlight the science, technology, engineering, and math programs at our schools that help students build their tomorrow!

Find out about:
• Computer coding classes that are now offered at all BCS middle schools,
• Our new STEM labs at all elementary schools for hands-on, project-based learning.
• Plus, tasty science lessons help learning come to life for Bell Elementary students!

You can read it online now! Be sure to check out our Advantage Extras below for interesting content, photographs, and helpful links.

Special Edition
Read this special edition of the BCS Advantage Magazine. See the breadth of programs and opportunities for students, as well as recent system-wide facts and figures!

  Special Edition: 2016-17 School System Success

Advantage EXTRAS
Looking for even more? You can find past issues as well as additional content about the stories you enjoy.  Just choose a magazine below to see all of the extras available!

 Advantage Extras: Spring 2018 Special Edition

Fall 2017 Advantage Extras: Fall 2017 Special Edition  

Summer 2017  Advantage Extras: Summer 2017 Issue  

  Advantage Extras: Spring 2017 Issue 

  Advantage Extras: Winter 2017 Issue 

 Advantage Extras: Back-to-School Issue 

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