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.

               
Return to Learn: Ready Together (Video)

No matter what happens, we'll be ready together. …

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Meal Schedules for Return to Learn

The BCS School Nutrition Department has a detailed schedule for in-person and curbside meal service. …

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BCS Teachers Back in Classrooms

With the first day of school approaching, teachers across the district are preparing their classrooms for in-person and remot …

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Helping Your Child in a Remote School World

Here are 13 at-home remote learning tips from experienced educators with the BCS Curriculum team. …

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Starting Strong with Tools for Schools

Each year, Eblen Charities distributes school supplies to more than 1,400 children thanks to the Ingles Tools for School Supp …

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BCS Foundation Director, Principal Announced

The Buncombe County Schools Foundation (BCSF) recently named Ms. Christy Cheek as its new director. Ms. Tyla Conner Moody has …

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Expanding Early Childhood Education at Emma

Buncombe County Schools (BCS) is expanding access to early childhood education, ensuring kindergarten readiness and preparing …

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The Return to Learn 'Safety Series' Videos

A new and growing library of video topics outline the rigorous preparations underway for a safe return to learning. …

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Mini-mester Means Summer Success for Students

Congratulations to the students who powered through the Graduation Initiative's Mini-mester summer program! …

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'Return to Learn' Update #4

Buncombe County Schools will implement an enhanced version of Return to Learn Plan B. …

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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.

               
Wortham Arts Scholarships for Seven BCS Grads

Seven talented Buncombe graduates received recognition for their performing performing arts accomplishments. …

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Erwin Middle's Virtual Talent Show

One of the highlights of the year at Erwin Middle School is the Spring Talent Show, held around End-of-Grade testing time, to …

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Library Donation Promotes Summer Learning

Librarians assembled more than 800 activity packets and donated more than 1,000 books to the BCS Family Resource Center (FRC) …

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Community Partners Help Job-Seekers

On Wednesday, representatives of Mountain Area Workforce Development Board (MAWDB) handed out helpful employment information …

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Destination Space: A Beautiful Day for a Satellite

A group of five gathered on a hillside overlooking Asheville to try out a new satellite device. …

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PEP Honors Retiring Social Worker

The Progressive Education Program (PEP) held a surprise retirement parade for long-time School Social Worker Jan Zyboyovski, …

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Let's Go to the (Virtual) Zoo!

Ms. Rebeca Pacheco Morera’s Dual Language Spanish Immersion fourth-grade class talked with WNC Nature Center Outreach Educati …

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Leicester Honors Erwin Graduates

In this unusual graduation season, Leicester Elementary School (LES) found a way to give Clyde A. Erwin High School seniors a …

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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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The BCS Week in Review


Every day, students learn through exploration, engage the community, and prepare for tomorrow. 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!

               
July 20, 2020

Post of the Week: Announcing New Directors, Principals …

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July 6, 2020

Post of the Week: 2020 Participate Learning Teacher of the Year …

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June 22, 2020

Post of the Week: Moments from Graduation …

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June 8, 2020

Post of the Week: Virtual Senior Week 2020 …

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June 8, 2020

Post of the Week: Virtual Senior Week 2020 …

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June 1, 2020

Post of the Week: Virtual Senior Week 2020 …

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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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Top Stories, Social Snapshots, and the BCS Week in Review are created and compiled by the Communications Department

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