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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.

               
2022 Spring Sports Champions

As we finish up another school year, we want to congratulate all the winning athletes and coaches from our spring sports seas …

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Senior Walks 2022

Carrying on a tradition at BCS, after a short hiatus due to COVID, the Senior Walks returned this year for the class of 2022. …

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22-23 Principal and Administrator Assignments

Superintendent Dr. Tony Baldwin today announces 20 new administrative assignments for Buncombe County Schools (BCS) for the 2 …

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EHS Jets Soar Through Senior Walk

Enka High School seniors brought their Jet pride as they visited their former schools during Friday’s senior walk. …

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Owen High JROTC puts on Memorial Day Ceremony

Charles D. Owen High School held a special ceremony on Friday, May 27, to commemorate Memorial Day and to remember the falle …

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BCS Foundation Announces New Scholarship

Ten Buncombe County Schools students were awarded the Pratt & Whitney Scholarship on Wednesday, May 18. …

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Firefighters First On Scene For Literacy

The sirens of two Asheville Fire Department trucks sounded as they made their way around William W. Estes Elementary on Frida …

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Owen Seniors Walk the Halls

After a two-year hiatus, Charles D. Owen High seniors once again got their chance to proudly walk the halls of their former s …

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Enka AP Students Become Tutors

After finishing their Advanced Placement (AP) tests, Enka High’s (EHS) AP U.S. History students didn’t rest on their laurels. …

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Reynolds Holds First District Special Olympics

Students and staff did not let the rain ruin this year's Special Olympics at A.C. Reynolds High School (ACRHS). Participants …

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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.

               
Taylor Baldwin nominated FCCLA Admin for NC

Taylor Baldwin nominated FCCLA Admin for NC …

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Mardi Gras History Brought to Life at Pisgah

Kindergarteners at Pisgah Elementary learned about Mardi Gras from some special visitors. LEAF artist Chief Shaka Zulu and hi …

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OHS Newest Student Organization to Help Freshmen

A new student organization is coming to Charles D. Owen High school (OHS) next school year. Link Crew is composed of student …

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Reynolds Middle students meet RUN-DMC

Reynolds Middle students meet RUN-DMC …

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Students Create a Hole in One Fundraiser

A.C. Reynolds High School (ACRHS) Key Club service project landed a hole in one for making a difference with a unique student …

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Bell Makes Summer Reading Fun

This summer, students from Charles C. Bell Elementary get to relax with a few new books. Title I Reading Specialist, Emily Tr …

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Families Dance the Night Away at FES

A popular tradition made a grand return to Fairview Elementary (FES). The FES Dad’s Club (a dad-run organization aimed at hel …

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NDA Students Hit the Mountain Biking Trail

A unique club at Martin L. Nesbitt Jr. Discovery Academy (NDA) is getting students involved with the great outdoors. The “Get …

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Valley Springs Holds a Poetry Cafe

Roses are red, violets are blue, we love poems--how about you? Seventh graders at Valley Springs Middle School enjoyed showin …

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Estes Entrepreneurs Sell Success

As a Leader in Me school, William W. Estes Elementary always looks for exciting new ways to help students develop strategies …

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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: June 20, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: June 13, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: June 6, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: May 31, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: May 23, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: May 16, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: May 9, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: May 2, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: April 25, 2022

Every day, our students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our BCS Week in Review bri …

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Week in Review: April 18, 2022

Every day, BCS students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. Our Week in Review brings …

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Buncombe County Schools is in the process of reviewing its website to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Buncombe County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 and federal regulations to not discriminate in such a manner. This requirement extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its implementing federal regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator and/or the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights in the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education. The Title IX Coordinator's contact information is: Shanon Martin, [email protected], 828-255-5918, 175 Bingham Road, Asheville, NC 28806.

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