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.

               
BCS Arts Specialist Chosen for National Honor

Ms. Laura Mitchell works to grow BCS arts program through collaboration and leadership. …

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Blackhawk Mascot Teaches Coronavirus Prevention

A good laugh can help you remember something serious, especially when Mr. Blackhawk is involved. …

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Language Services Keeps Families Informed

Translators and interpreters in the BCS Language Services Department are vital to keep all of our families informed, especial …

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Art Education Continues During Virtual Days

BCS art teachers are finding innovative ways to keep creativity flowing during Virtual Days. Through online collaboration wit …

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Music Classes Add Joy to Virtual Days

Even though she would rather put ukuleles or mountain dulcimers into her students’ hands, Ms. Jennifer J. Anderson said Virtu …

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Library Donates Books, Craft Kits

On Monday, Buncombe County Library staff delivered more than 500 new and used books and 250 activity kits to our Family Resou …

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Update #15. Spring Break Message

A message regarding this month's BCS spring break (April 6-10). …

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BCS Makes Face Shields for Medical Staff

The Innovation Lab, where students learn how to creatively solve problems, has become a manufacturing facility for life-savin …

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Meals with a Smile in Black Mountain

Students were served a staggering 115,000 meals in the first two weeks since schools closed for student instruction on March …

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On the Front Lines: School Social Workers

School social workers are always on the front line of meeting student and family needs. …

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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.

               
Raising Spirits at Haw Creek Elementary

As students learn from a safe distance, schools are getting creative about keeping relationships close! …

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Underground Science: Adventure Club Goes Caving

A caving adventure for North Buncombe High involved exploration of science and the outdoors deep underground! …

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Leicester Goes Global

Leicester Elementary students went on a “tour” of the world during their Global Fair on Wednesday. …

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Twelve Perform with Western Region Orchestras

Twelve talented BCS orchestra and band students performed in the Western Region Honors Orchestra and Repertory Orchestra. …

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NC Science Olympiad: Student Scientists Shine

Over 600 middle and high school students competed in this year’s North Carolina Science Olympiad hosted by UNC-Asheville. …

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Lady Rockets Help Children 'Sleep Tight'

In an effort to give back, the team is collecting items for Sleep Tight Kids. This will provide needed bedtime items like paj …

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Learning the Facts through Fiction

Fifth-graders from Joe P. Eblen Intermediate School learned that fiction can be a memorable way to get the facts across! …

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Hitting the Right Notes

The Haw Creek Elementary STEM lab hosted a unique concert this week! …

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Wins Add Up at Charleston Math Meet

The wins added up at this year’s Math Meet for the Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy. …

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Celebrating Positivity and Confidence

"We can all agree that when we love something, we treat it with respect and take care of it.” …

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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!

               
April 6, 2020

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

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March 23, 2020

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

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March 23, 2020

As an educational community, we aim to rise to the occasion in this dynamic and changing environment. …

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March 9, 2020

Post of the Week: 'Prima Volta' Sings National Anthem …

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March 2, 2020

Post of the Week: Graeber Earns Band Director 'Award of Excellence' …

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February 24, 2020

Post of the Week: Candler Students Inspire Pencil Donation …

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February 17, 2020

Post of the Week: Grand Opening of North Buncombe Preschool …

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February 10, 2020

Post of the Week: 'Little Pisgah' Brings Vision to Forgotten Camp …

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February 3, 2020

Post of the Week: 2020 School Counselors, Social Worker of the Year …

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January 27, 2020

Post of the Week: Mid-Year Graduates 'Strive for Realness' …

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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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