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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.

               
Schools Celebrate 2023 Teachers of the Year

Schools announced their high-flying Teachers of the Year across Buncombe County in January. …

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Yo tengo un sueño. I have a dream.

Across Buncombe County, students learned about the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. …

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Updated COVID-19 Protocols (Jan. 2022)

We wanted to update our community about changes to the StrongSchools Toolkit regarding isolation and quarantine protocols. …

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Pratt & Whitney Shares Vision at Discovery Academy

American aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney gave community members a view into their upcoming Asheville operation. …

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Making a Difference for Early Childhood Education

In this video, BCS Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director Taylor Baldwin explains how Buncombe County Schools is filli …

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Congratulations, 2022 Teachers of the Year

Congratulations once again to our current BCS Teachers of the Year! Over the first two weeks of December, principals and othe …

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More Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Congratulations to the BCS National Board Certified Teachers who recently received their certifications or re-certifications. …

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Beginning Teacher of the Year Is State Finalist

Buncombe County Early College (BCEC) English teacher Anneliese Shreve is a regional winner and state finalist for the title o …

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Happy Holidays: A Message from Supt. Baldwin

Supt. Dr. Tony Baldwin shares a hopeful message with the BCS community. …

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Hominy Valley Students Help Flood Victims

Through student organizations like Hominy Valley Elementary School’s Early Act Club, even the youngest BCS students learn the …

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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.

               
Life as a Pioneer

Throughout much of American history, the Wild West has always held a sense of hope, courage, and possibilities. In the early …

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Cane Creek Students Become Certified Babysitters

Cane Creek Middle School trains a group of students each semester to become Certified Babysitters. This training is part of t …

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Creating Art from Around the World

Last week, during Global Day, fourth grade students at Glen Arden Elementary jumped into Japanese culture. Glen Arden is a gl …

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Pet Portraits Feature Local Shelter Animals

A small paw print can leave a lasting impression in our hearts. Seventh grade students at Valley Springs Middle School know h …

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The Slopes of Learning

Buncombe County Schools offers a wide variety of opportunities for students from grade K-12. North Windy Ridge Intermediate S …

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Weaverville PTO Curriculum Spotlight

Weaverville Elementary’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) made a special visit to Ms. Leah Wilson’s second grade class. Pare …

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NDA Recognized for Women in Computer Science

Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy (NDA) has received national recognition for closing the gender gap in STEM education …

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Design Students Explore Robotics and Teamwork

North Buncombe seventh graders build robots for an in-class competition. …

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Oakley Students Receive New Winter Gear

Students at Oakley Elementary have new hats, gloves, and scarves to enjoy while playing in the snow. Members of Biltmore Chur …

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Local Partner Donates COVID Tests

Many thanks to local hotel management company Virtelle Hospitality for a recent donation of 152 COVID-19 rapid testing kits, …

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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: January 24, 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: January 18, 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: January 10, 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: January 10, 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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The 2021 Year in Review

Happy New Year! As we look forward to the year to come, we look back at all the good from the past 12 months. …

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Week in Review: December 20, 2021

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: December 13, 2021

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: December 6, 2021

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: November 29, 2021

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: November 22, 2021

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

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