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.

               
The 2020 Top Scholars of Buncombe County Schools

Join us at 7 p.m. on May 24 to virtually honor our 2020 Top Scholars! …

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Stock the Shelves Food Drive Starts Friday

The Stock the Shelves Community Food Drive begins tomorrow (May 22) and continues through May 31. Donors can make monetary do …

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'Do the Write Thing' 2020

North Buncombe Middle School student Noah Graham is one of two winners of the “Do the Write Thing” writing contest. …

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Robotics Team Makes 3D-Printed Ear Savers

Nesbitt Discovery Academy (NDA) freshman Rachel White and her multi-school robotics team have stepped up to make much-needed …

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JROTC: Citizenship Development Strong During COVID-19

Even during the pandemic, JROTC programs challenge students to build character, self-discipline, and life skills while servin …

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Gift of Gardening

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of schools across North Carolina, Leicester Elementary School's fourth-grade …

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'Virtual Fun Run' Raises 4K for Community

Joined by students from Charles T. Koontz Intermediate School and T.C. Roberson High School, the VSMS Cross Country Team ran …

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Teacher Collaboration Means Student Success

Eighth-grade math teachers from A.C. Reynolds Middle School and Clyde A. Erwin Middle School have been using a powerful colla …

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Update #17. Class of 2020 Graduation Announcement

An important message regarding Class of 2020 graduations. …

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Announcing Our 2021 District Teachers of the Year

And the teachers representing the seven district of Buncombe County Schools are... …

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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.

               
Glen Arden Hosts Virtual Leadership Day

Students accepted the challenge to be leaders in their homes and communities, and the results are inspiring! …

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Author Visits Weaverville Elementary Virtually

An Oscar-winning songwriter, screenwriter, actor, director, and novelist inspired Weaverville Elementary School fourth-grader …

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A Parade of Hope at W.D. Williams Elementary

An emotional parade at W.D. Williams Elementary recognized students and families for their perseverance. …

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Buncombe Students Among Top GeoBee Competitors

Two Buncombe students among state’s top contestants in 2020 National Geographic GeoBee. …

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West Buncombe Elementary Celebrates Teachers

During Teacher Appreciation Week, West Buncombe Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) let teachers know they …

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National Award for North Buncombe FCCLA Teacher

Teacher Sherry Peek earns 2020 Master Adviser award from FCCLA. …

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Erwin Middle Holds Retirement Parade for Teacher

Hundreds of people came out to show love to their favorite teacher and coach, Clyde A. Erwin Middle School’s Raelene Goforth, …

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Virtual Meteorology

Meteorologist Jason Boyer gave a fun and engaging virtual weather lesson to second-graders at Oakley Elementary. …

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What the River Means to You

Two C.D. Owen Middle students earned top awards in the RiverLink ‘Voices of the River’ art contest. …

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Virtual Theatre Warmup at Koontz Intermediate

During Virtual Days, the student cast of the Lion King Jr. musical enthusiastically warmed up for their virtual rehearsal. …

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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!

               
May 25, 2020

Our Week in Review brings you stories of educational achievement and success. …

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May 18, 2020

Post of the Week: Gift of Gardening …

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May 11, 2020

Our BCS Week in Review highlights the successes of our local public schools. Together, we are #BCSstrong. …

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May 4, 2020

Post of the Week: School Lunch Hero Day …

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April 27, 2020

Post of the Week: Homework Hotspots Deliver Virtual Learning …

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April 20, 2020

Post of the Week: Served With Care, Meals for Students …

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April 13, 2020

Our BCS Week in Review highlights the successes of our local public schools. Together, we are #BCSstrong. …

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April 6, 2020

Our BCS Week in Review highlights the successes of our local public schools. Together, we are #BCSstrong. …

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March 23, 2020

Our BCS Week in Review highlights the successes of our local public schools. Together, we are #BCSstrong. …

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March 23, 2020

As an educational community, we aim to rise to the occasion in this dynamic and changing environment. …

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