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 2022 Teachers of the Year

Schools across Buncombe County announced their 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year. …

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Cafeteria Manager Saves Colleague from Choking

Buncombe County Schools Nutrition staff at Candler Elementary School is up to any task, even saving a life. …

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'Return to Learn' Update #10

The Buncombe Board of Education has decided to continue remote learning through at least Feb. 12, 2021. …

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Dual Language Collaboration Lauded in Colombia and U.S.

An innovative, ongoing, cultural exchange program at Avery’s Creek Elementary broadens cultural understanding. …

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Nordic Folk Song Brings Meaning for Today

The oldest known Nordic folk song brings meaning for today through the A.C. Reynolds High School orchestra. …

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Rising Rodeo Star Takes On Nation’s Best

Ten-year-old Cooper Rich of North Windy Ridge Intermediate is highly ranked in the nation for Team Roping. …

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Substitute Teachers Make a Difference

Substitute teachers come from all walks of life. Some are retired teachers or those interested in the teaching profession. Ma …

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A Holiday Message from Our Superintendent

A special message from Buncombe County Schools Supt. Dr. Tony Baldwin. …

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Generous Gifts from School Resource Officers

Deputies with the Buncombe County Sheriff's Office help families make memories this holiday season. …

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'Return to Learn' Update #9

Due to an increase in community spread of COVID-19 and an expected further increase after winter break, the BCS Board of Educ …

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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.

               
'Your Teachers and Your Neighbors Care'

When Pisgah Elementary School asks for help, the community answers. …

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Reaching Out for Reynolds

Teachers, support staff, a school resource officer, and an administrator hopped off the bus and fanned out across the apartme …

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Erwin High Honors School History

The Warriors gymnasium now sports a new red and white paint job bearing the name of a well-known former Erwin coach and teach …

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Dollar General Donates $10K to Enka Middle

Dollar General Corporation recently surprised teachers and students at Enka Middle School (EMS) with a $10,000 donation as pa …

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Enka 'Elves' Show Giving Spirit

For the past nine years, the Enka High School (EHS) Student Government Association (SGA), school staff, and community partner …

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Paint and Generosity: A Second-Grader's Story

Second-grader NeAva Haskell did not want any kids to go without gifts this Christmas and holiday season. …

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Student Places in Gingerbread House Competition

When her babysitter told her about the Omni Grove Park Inn’s annual Gingerbread House competition, Lucille got to work making …

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Reynolds' Angel Tree Brings Holiday Help

Rocket cheer is here at A.C. Reynolds High School (ACRHS) as faculty, staff, and friends donate presents to students who need …

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Amy Churchill Elected NCSBA President

I look forward to collaborating with school systems across the state,” Ms. Churchill said. “I hope to bring some of their kno …

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Enka Wrestling to Celebrate 50 Years

The Jets will feature every wrestling team since 1971 on their team Facebook page. …

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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!

               
January 19, 2020

Post of the Week: Reaching Out for Reynolds …

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January 11, 2020

Post of the Week: Celebrating Our 2021 Principal of the Year Colleagues and community members surprised W.D. Williams Elemen …

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The 2020 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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December 7, 2020

Post of the Week: Celebrating Our 2021 Principal of the Year Colleagues and community members surprised W.D. Williams Elemen …

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December 7, 2020

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

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November 30, 2020

Post of the Week: Caring for the Community …

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November 23, 2020

Post of the Week: Roberson Music Education, Leaders in North Carolina …

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November 16, 2020

Post of the Week: Concert Raises $36K for Local Schools …

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November 9, 2020

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

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November 2, 2020

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

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