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.

               
Plan A for K-3 Begins Monday

We’re excited to introduce Plan A in-person learning for our K-3 students on Monday, March 8, and for our fourth- and fifth-g …

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Middle and High School Bands Prepare for Small Performances

This year's All-County band events will be replaced by smaller Solo and Ensemble performances. …

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Erwin High Principal Greg Bailey Retires

Congratulations to Mr. Greg Bailey, who has retired after four years as Clyde A. Erwin High School Principal and 32 years as …

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BCS Earns Recognition for Communication Efforts

The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) has honored Buncombe County Schools for excellence in communi …

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BCS Nutrition Inspires Leaders at State Conference

Nutrition workers inspire NC leaders with message that feeding children is about love. …

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Erwin Senior Raises $1,000+ for Kids

Clyde A. Erwin High School (CAEHS) senior Pace McConkey started a donation drive that has collected more than $1,000 worth of …

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Student Mentors Build Community for Remote Learners

Each day, five Roberson juniors and seniors help out in virtual Zoom classrooms led by Koontz teachers. …

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'Return to Learn' Update #12

On Feb. 25, the Board voted to modify K-5 Return to Learn plans. …

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One Book for All: North Buncombe Middle Reads 'Refugee'

Everyone at North Buncombe Middle School is on the same page when it comes to reading. …

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Reynolds High Student Council Honors Staff

Student leaders at A.C. Reynolds High School (ACRHS) served a delightful thank-you luncheon to custodians and nutrition staff …

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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.

               
Books Come Alive at Fairview

Students at Fairview Elementary School (FES) are celebrating literacy and helping their school library at the same time. The …

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Music and Games from Around the World

Second-graders at Weaverville Elementary School are learning music and games from around the world! …

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Rockets' Coffee Club Back in Business

The A.C. Reynolds High Coffee Club is back in business as in-person learning resumes. …

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Eblen Intermediate Students Get Free Books

Joe P. Eblen Intermediate School is giving free books to every student this week! Through a partnership with FirstBook.org, t …

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Safety and the Arts

“It was so refreshing to have the kids back,” said Mr. Smith. “It just really made my day to have the students together playi …

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Care-a-van Brings Valentine's Day Surprises!

Barnardsville teachers wanted to show students they cared this Valentine's Day. …

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BCS Student Gives 'Little Library' to School

Cami Godfrey left the enduring gift of literacy at her former elementary school. The Enka Intermediate School fifth-grader an …

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Author Celebrates Black Children

Author Tiffany Rose had a message for Oakley Elementary School (OES) students during her virtual visit on Thursday – “You don …

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Owen Middle Combines Art, Science

At Charles D. Owen Middle School, Ms. Brittany Krasutsky’s seventh-grade science students ex-“CELL”-ed in their recent 3D mod …

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Asheville Arts Council Grants to Benefit Classrooms

The Asheville Area Arts Council announces 2020-21 'Arts Build Community' micro-grant recipients. …

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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!

               
February 22, 2021

Post of the Week: Rockets' Coffee Club Back in Business …

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February 22, 2021

Post of the Week: Schools Ready for 'Return to Learn' …

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February 15, 2021

Post of the Week: Schools Ready for 'Return to Learn' …

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February 8, 2021

Post of the Week: Celebrating Our School Counselors …

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February 1, 2021

Post of the Week: 2021 Mid-Year Graduations …

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January 19, 2020

Post of the Week: Schools Celebrate 2022 Teachers of the Year …

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January 19, 2020

Post of the Week: Reaching Out for Reynolds …

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January 11, 2020

Post of the Week: Celebrating Our 2021 Principal of the Year Colleagues and community members surprised W.D. Williams Elemen …

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The 2020 Year in Review

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

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December 7, 2020

Post of the Week: Celebrating Our 2021 Principal of the Year Colleagues and community members surprised W.D. Williams Elemen …

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