Tim Pasour is WNC Ag Teacher of the Year!
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The Catalyst Conference brings a selected group of 100 high school students from across North Carolina to UNC Chapel Hill for a weekend-long exploration of social justice issues affecting both America and the larger world. Click the headline for more information and the link to the application
Check student progress. How-to information is now on-line. Click the Headline for log-in information.
In results recently released by The College Board, Buncombe County Schools’ (BCS) Class of 2014 boasted an SAT composite score of 1543, which is 60 points higher than the North Carolina average and 46 points higher than the National average. Owen High School students scored higher than the state and national average. Click the headline for more information.
The Compass Award recognizes schools and school leaders who are “heading in the right direction” by implementing best practices in dropout prevention. This link will take you to the Asheville Citizen Times article documenting the achievement http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2014/10/03/owen-high-recognized-drop-prevention-efforts/16669183/
The Amazing 5K Obstacle Challenge Benefiting Buncombe County Schools Foundation will be Saturday, October 25, 2014, Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain, NC. Register Now!!! http://idaph.net/events/amazing-obstacle-challenge/obstacle-challenge-registration/
A strong community including students, parents, and teachers is part of our "Valley" tradition! Sign up for our growing PTSO by e-mailing your contact information to this address OwenHighPTSO@gmail.com
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.
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.