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  •  Peaceful Playground

    A True Project Based Learning Initiative

    The Peaceful Playground project gave Nesbitt Discovery Academy students a great project based learning experience and the opportunity to give back to their community by creating something concrete that Emma elementary students will be able to enjoy for years to come. See photos and a WLOS story in this article.

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  •  Mighty Oak Ceremony

    Oakley Elementary's 'Mighty Oak' Ceremony

    Being recognized as a Mighty Oak is a special honor, and students are honored for their ability to excel at the “Three Rs.” The three are respect, responsibility and resourcefulness.

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  • United Way Volunteers

    90 United Way Volunteers Beautify Enka Middle

    Approximately 90 NTCA employees collectively volunteered 400 hours on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Volunteer teams worked on various projects at the school including sprucing up the Enka Jet area, mulching, painting indoors and outdoors, building/assembling picnic tables, raised bed gardens, benches and other items.

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  •  BCS Insider Newsletter - October 27, 2014

    Insider October 27, 2014

    Check out the latest addition of the BCS Insider Newsletter. Read a column by Superintendent Baldwin and Chairman Rhinehart about the upcoming elections, see pictures from around the district and much more.

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  • Report Card Information

    Please note an important change to our report card release date. The school calendar indicates that report cards were to be released on Wednesday, October 29th; however, in order to ensure accuracy of the HOME BASE report card features, report cards will be issued between Wednesday, October 29th and Friday, October 31st.

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  • Harlem Globetrotters

    The ABCs of Bullying Prevention

    On Wednesday October 22, 2014 Harlem Globetrotter and North Carolina native Jonathan “Hawk” Thomas, brought a message of positivity and respect to the students of Black Mountain Elementary school. His presentation was called "ABCs of Bullying Prevention."

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  •  Title I School

    BCS Title I Schools Some of Best in The State

    Only 78 North Carolina Schools Earned Title 1 “Reward School” Designation; Eight Schools are from the Buncombe County School System

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  • Tips for Cold and Flu Season

    This year, enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) is causing an increase in severe respiratory illness in North Carolina and in the United States. Symptoms include coughing, sneezing, and fever.

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  •  Erwin High Fitness Lab

    Erwin High Opens New "Fitness Lab"

    Buncombe County Schools was awarded a 2.25 million dollar three-year Carol M. White PEP (Physical Education) grant in October of 2013. Similar rooms were provided at North Buncombe High, and Community High School during year 1 of the grant.

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  •  PBIS

    BCS Receives Recognition for PBIS

    18 BCS schools have been recognized for outstanding performance with Positive Behavior Intervention and Support.

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  •  Microsoft Office

    Free Microsoft® Office 2013 Professional Plus Downloads Available To All BCS Students

    This opportunity is part of the district’s Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) agreement and will provide students with a tool for learning at home using the most current, universally accepted platforms in the marketplace today.

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  • Nesbitt Discovery Academy

    Nesbitt Discovery Academy Dedication

    Buncombe County Schools officially dedicated the Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy on Sunday, September 21. During the dedication, a memorial tribute was unveiled in honor of the late Senator Nesbitt. See pictures of the event in this article.

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  •  Employee Recognitions

    BCS Employee Recognitions

    BCS Employees are among some of the best in the education business and we want to highlight their accomplishments. In this article are some examples of our best resources for the students of Buncombe County and the community at large.

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