Creative fun for the whole family! The Grove Park Inn hosts the annual competition, which has several youth categories. See more info and the entry form here!
Recognition and respect for cultural and religious diversity is a core belief of Buncombe County Schools. In keeping with this belief, and in line with state law, students and employees are allowed to be absent on their recognized religious holidays; regular absentee rules do apply, and prior arrangements should be made with the school principal. See a list of such holidays here.
The Buncombe County Schools pupil transportation budget hinges on the student count that will be taken each day this week, morning and afternoon. If your student plans to ride the bus this year, please be sure they ride as often as possible this week.
The State of North Carolina is likely to be among the first states in the nation able to apply for a waiver from "No Child Left Behind" because of accountability systems already in place.
Buncombe County Schools announced the selection of North Buncombe Middle School Social Studies teacher Chris Brown as the system’s 2012 “Teacher of the Year.”
In January 2010, a new law provided the opportunity for 16 and 17 year olds to preregister to vote. Once eligible by age to vote, their county board of elections will automatically process their voter registration application.
Buncombe County students and families can learn to "go green" together at the NC Arboretum. Come out to the premiere event on Thursday, Sept. 22 from 5-7:00 pm for hands-on activities showcasing a path to a brighter future...get details here!
Chief Financial Officer Mary Parker and the Buncombe County Schools Finance Department received top honors for outstanding financial achievements.
Teaching respect for the American flag and the "republic for which it stands" is, and has always been, a fundamental role of public schools. Thanks to a local radio station and concerned citizens, an oversight in Board of Education policy will be addressed at the next Board of Education meeting on September 1.