Buncombe County Schools is very fortunate to have highly competent and extraordinarily compassionate school counselors and social workers
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Chris Rhodes, Valley Springs MS, and Sharon Verdu, Owen HS, for their creativity in job readiness programs for their classrooms as part of the Innovative Educator program. A delegation presented each educator and one team with a check for $500 to be dedicated to their innovative programs to help prepare students for careers.
The Star Kid of the week program recognizes a different student from the county each week of the school year for their "star qualities" such as kindness, fairness, ability to get along well with class mates, leadership, and academic achievements.
Fourteen high school students received Good Citizenship Awards presented by the Asheville Civitan Club at a luncheon held May 15th at Trinity Episcopal Church.
His character, “Fruit Man,” will be used to promote healthy eating in school lunch rooms across the county.
The public is invited to a FREE community summit sponsored by Leadership Asheville, bringing together diverse stakeholders to ensure children are engaged in learning and are prepared for their future upon graduation from high school. Register today! (**To receive your complimentary lunch, register by Friday, May 11**)
Reynolds had more students selected to attend All State Bands than any other school in North Carolina!
The accomplishments and contributions of four distinguished alumni, including Board of Education member Steve Sizemore, are honored at the annual “Graduates of Distinction” program May 7. The honorees have distinguished themselves in their community, profession or career.
Associates from BB&T greater Asheville area volunteered 350 hours of their time the week of April 30-May 4, 2012 to help refurbish and build playground equipment, landscape and upfit the athletic fields and build a community garden where students can grow their own vegetables.