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.

               
Graeber Earns Band Director 'Award of Excellence'

Outstanding band director Bryon Graeber to be recognized by regional and state music educators. …

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Reynolds Chinese Classes: Fun and Success

Congratulations to Ms. Linlin Shan’s Chinese III class at A.C. Reynolds High School (ACRHS), who aced the HSK Chinese profici …

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State Wrestling Title for Enka High

As the 3A NCHSAA individual state wrestling tournament came to a close, one team stood above the rest. …

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Reynolds High Clarinetist Takes Center Stage

"It was like watching a movie of one of my goals from a young age unfold from the outside," said Aaron. …

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2020 All-County Chorus: Elementary, Intermediate, and Middle

Talented students gather to celebrate the arts and choral music during the Feb. 25 All-County Chorus Concert. …

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Candler Students Inspire Pencil Donation

Branson Reese and Kirill Heyko taught their classmates a valuable lesson: kids can make a difference! …

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Remembering Rosa Parks

A local actress brought history to life for students through her dramatic portrayal of civil rights activist Rosa Parks. …

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Teachers Teaching Teachers at Erwin Middle

Clyde A. Erwin Middle School teachers became the students this week, learning from each other and building a strong school sp …

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Potter Brings Rich Cultural Lesson to Weaverville

For local artist Jim McDowell, pottery is as much about African-American history as it is about art. …

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Grand Opening of North Buncombe Preschool

A new preschool at North Buncombe High provides excellence in early childhood education while training future professionals. …

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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.

               
Hitting the Right Notes

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

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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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Why Cheer?

The Warhorse Cheer Squad tells us what it takes to be a high-flying cheerleader in their school. …

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Blackhawks Prepare for High School

North Buncombe Middle eighth-graders explored their future high school during three days of student tours. …

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Need for Speed!

Ms. Melissa Spruill’s classes recently designed and built a Marble Run. Students used what they know about force and motion t …

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Netting a Valuable Experience

North Buncombe High School senior Ian Sprouse netted some green engineering experience by building two stream trash removal s …

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2020 JROTC Military Ball

JROTC units from across Buncombe County hosted the ninth annual joint Military Ball on Saturday, Feb. 15. …

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'I Heart Math' at Woodfin Elementary

This Valentine’s Day, Woodfin Elementary School students celebrated their LOVE of math! …

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Adventures in Culinary Arts

Fresh fruits, veggies, and fun are on the menu Friday for the Food and Nutrition students at A.C. Reynolds High School. …

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Planting for the Future at Erwin

Local students beautified Erwin High and gained real-world environmental science experience over the weekend! …

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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!

               
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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January 21, 2019

Post of the Week: School Announce 2020-2021 Teachers of the Year. …

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January 13, 2020

Post of the Week: Nat'l Law Enforcement Appreciation Day …

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The 2019 Year in Review: Top 10

Happy New Year! As we look forward to the year to come, we look back at all the good that has happened in the past 12 months. …

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December 23, 2019

Post of the Week: 'Shop with a Cop' Rings in the holidays! …

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December 16, 2019

Post of the Week: Sounds of the Season at Weaverville Elementary …

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