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.

               
Ruth Henderson Award, Grants Announced

Representatives from Buncombe County Schools (BCS) and Buncombe County Schools Foundation (BCSF) joined family members to hon …

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Student Services: Supporting The Whole Child

The BCS Student Services Department, which manages school counselors, school social workers, school nurses, and other support …

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NC Countdown to College

This year, high school seniors will have twice as long to apply to dozens of North Carolina colleges without application fees …

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BCS Nutrition: Here For You

We asked our Nutrition staff what drives them to tirelessly serve children and families in all circumstances. …

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Virtual Academy Now Enrolling

Launched in 2019, BCSVA is the premier virtual academy in western North Carolina, a hub where students can access online cour …

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Collaboration Improves Remote, Hybrid Learning

Two BCS principals will be among the first to take part in a statewide leadership development program to strengthen remote an …

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Enka High Coach Wins 'Spirit of Sport' Award

Enka High School (EHS) Athletic Director and Men’s Basketball Coach Brian Carver has received statewide recognition for organ …

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2021 BCS Principal of the Year

Congratulations to W.D. Williams Elementary School Principal Caroline Lynch, the 2021 Buncombe County Schools (BCS) Principal …

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'Return to Learn' Update #7

Please read our latest update following the October 1 Board of Education meeting. …

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Reynolds Clarinetist First in Philadelphia Festival

Senior Aaron Lipsky took first place in the Philadelphia International Music Festival concerto competition. …

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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.

               
Build Back Sports Initiative

“We are so excited about this partnership of community and school,” said Principal Doris Sellers. “We were just overwhelmed a …

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Penelope the Purple Puppet Promotes Reading

A cute and mischievous marionette named Penelope helps Glen Arden students get excited about reading. …

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Solo for Trombone and Labrador

A love for the sound of the trombone runs deep for the Reed family- right down to the family dog! …

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Creatively Teaching the Arts

Fine arts teachers in Buncombe County Schools are always finding creative ways to engage and challenge students. …

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Bell Bear 'Be's'

“Joy, courage, creativity, experimentation, thoughtfulness, and fun are what I try to model in my teaching, and what I hope m …

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Art Mural Promotes Unity for PEP Students

A collaborative puzzle-styled art project that began in March is finally coming together at the Progressive Education Progra …

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Seventh-Grader Teaches Zoom

Student Michael Ferguson put his video production chops to work on his own time to help out younger learners. …

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Hominy Valley Title I Teacher Wins Grant

Recently, Ms. Griffin won a Bright Ideas Grant from Haywood Electric Membership Corporation (Haywood EMC) for her “Decodable …

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NDA Deep Space Satellite Club: Out of This World

As America prepares to go back to the moon and beyond, Buncombe County Schools students are designing a satellite that will h …

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Erwin High Visual Arts: Expression and Expertise

Recently, Clyde A. Erwin High School visual arts teacher Daniel Frisbee led his students through a lesson based on the style …

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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!

               
October 19, 2020

Post of the Week: BCS Principal of the Year …

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October 12, 2020

Post of the Week: BCS Principal of the Year …

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October 5, 2020

Post of the Week: BCS Principal of the Year …

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September 28, 2020

Post of the Week: Meet Our 2021 District Teachers of the Year …

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September 21, 2020

Post of the Week: Celebrating Graduates …

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September 14, 2020

Post of the Week: Jason Rhodes Named 2021 Teacher of the Year …

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September 8, 2020

Post of the Week: Buncombe Commissioners Approve Playground Funding …

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August 31, 2020

Post of the Week: High Schools Successfully Transition to Remote Learning …

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August 24, 2020

Post of the Week: Schools Celebrate Successful First Week …

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July 20, 2020

Post of the Week: Announcing New Directors, Principals …

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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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