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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.

               
Students Step Up to Help Farmers After Barn Fires

Students at Eblen Intermediate organize a farm-themed fundraiser to help farmers in need. …

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Therapy Dog Fetches Literacy at NBES

North Buncombe Elementary School (NBES) students have the best reading buddy! Wrigley, an 8-year-old yellow lab, visits the s …

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Early College Makes New Plans for Asheville's Azalea Park

At Buncombe County Early College, students learn while making their community better. …

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2021 All-County Chorus Performs at Wortham Center

BCS proudly presents the 2021 All-County High School Honors Chorus on November 16. …

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Math 'Liftoff' at Erwin High

Learning went sky-high Friday as Clyde A. Erwin High School math students launched rockets powered by water and grant funding …

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Discovery Academy Celebrates Veterans

A special presentation made Veterans Day personal at the Nesbitt Discovery Academy. …

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Aleisa Baker Honored as NCMEA Choral Teacher of the Year

Roberson's Aleisa Baker was selected as the High School Choral Teacher of the Year by the NCMEA …

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Calendar Update, Nov. 5, 2021

The Buncombe County Board of Education voted to adjust our calendar during the week of Thanksgiving. …

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Haw Creek Elementary Opens New Media Center, STEM Lab

The grand opening was a major milestone in the construction project that began in June, 2020. …

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First Responders Day: Jacob Randalls

"It’s the only career that’s interested me, and I wouldn’t do anything else.” …

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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.

               
Career Cafe Gives Taste of the Future

An interactive Career Cafe gave North Buncombe Middle students a taste of their futures this week. …

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Unlocking the Periodic Table at Valley Springs Middle

Eighth grade science students used their knowledge of the periodic table to unlock a toolbox full of delicious treats! …

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Corn Kernels Dance in Bell Elementary STEM Lab

At Charles C. Bell Elementary School, fifth graders watched corn kernels dance as they rose and fell in a water, vinegar, and …

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Ear and Now at Enka Intermediate

In case you haven’t heard, Enka Intermediate School teachers have found innovative ways to engage their students in the learn …

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Classroom Camaraderie at Community High

Walk into any Community High School classroom and you’ll see a concerted effort to make sure every student feels that they be …

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North Buncombe FFA Shines at State, Nat'l Competitions

North Buncombe's FFA chapter has been busy racking up the awards this fall. …

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BCS Celebrates National STEM Day

BCS students lead their own learning through vibrant STEM-based educational opportunities. These include STEM and STEAM labs, …

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Bookmobile Rolls up to West Buncombe Elementary

First graders at West Buncombe Elementary School toured the BCS Bookmobile on Thursday. Each class learned about the Bookmobi …

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Grant Helps Students Personalize Clay Art

With the help of a Buncombe County Schools Foundation Fall Grant, Ms. Garden was able to buy clay cutters that allow her stud …

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Owen Community Prepares Memorial for Veterans Day

The Vietnam Memorial at Charles D. Owen High will look sharp for Veterans Day thanks to the effort and generosity of Owen com …

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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!

               
Week in Review: November 22, 2021

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

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Week in Review: November 22, 2021

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

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Week in Review: November 15, 2021

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

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Week in Review: November 8, 2021

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

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Week in Review: November 1, 2021

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

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Week in Review: October 25, 2021

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

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Week in Review: October 18, 2021

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

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Week in Review: October 11, 2021

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

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Week in Review: October 4, 2021

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

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Week in Review: September 27, 2021

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

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