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.

Rolling to Feed

We turned a school activity bus into a meal delivery system, complete with snappy graphics and room for lots of food storage. …

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Fairview's Bus Driver of the Year

Fairview's Marsha Bailey receives the Tracy Lea Calhoun Memorial Award for her exceptional service to our schools. …

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Thanks to Retiring Principals

As the school year ends, Buncombe County Schools (BCS) congratulates three outstanding principals as they head off to enjoy t …

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Congrats to 2018 Grads

Congratulations to our Class of 2018! Our best wishes go with you into the next important steps of your educational and profe …

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Last Day of School 2018

Buncombe County Schools teachers and staff waved goodbye to students last Wednesday on the last day of the 2017-18 school yea …

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Discovery Academy's First Graduates

The Nesbitt Discovery Academy held its historic first graduation ceremony on June 10, 2018. …

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BCS Foundation: Investing in the Future

The Buncombe County Schools Foundation (BCSF) has given more than $500,000 this year to help students attend college and to r …

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New Principals for 18/19 School Year

Superintendent Dr. Tony Baldwin today announces eight new administrative assignments for the 2018-19 school year. Several pri …

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Movement Matters: Kinesthetic Seating in Classrooms

In classrooms across the county, students are pedaling, walking, standing, and bouncing their way through the day. …

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Teachers of the Year: Lissa Pedersen

Leicester Elementary School art teacher Lissa Pedersen believes her role in the school is to show children how to access thei …

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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.

Solar Heated Water at Erwin High

Things just heated up at Erwin High School with the installation of a new solar hot water system. …

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Erwin Middle STEAM Art

Erwin Middle math students collaborate with the UNC Asheville STEAM studio to create unique art piece for their school! …

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Business School for Estes Elementary

Fourth-graders learned about successfully opening and running a small business. …

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The Blackhawk Has Landed

North Buncombe High cheered the return of their iconic hawk to its perch after needed repairs were made. …

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Emma Arcade Day

First through fourth graders at Emma Elementary turned trash into treasure, thanks to their creative teachers. Students learn …

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Discovery Academy's National Merit Scholar

Michael Byrd is one of 2,500 Merit Scholar designees selected from around the country. …

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National Recognition for Roberson Music

The music education programs of T.C. Roberson High School earned national recognition this spring from the National Associati …

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Project Showcase at Reynolds Middle

The best of the best were invited to participate in the I-Search Showcase. Sixth-grade students were invited to tour the dis …

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Early College Helps Rooster Walk Again

Why did the rooster come to Buncombe County Early College? To get fitted for a prosthetic foot, of course, courtesy of a grou …

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Destination Imagination Global Finals

The Destination Imagination, Inc. Global Finals wrapped up last weekend in Knoxville, TN. Several BCS schools placed in the t …

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