"American education is at a crossroads," says renowned authority Yong Zhao, who advocates the use of innovation and creativity over a preoccupation with test scores. Hear Zhao speak at UNCA's Lipinsky Auditorium at 7pm on March 31. The event is free of charge.
After school on Saturday, March 27, take the younger kids for a fun time at the Zeugner Center by T.C. Roberson H.S. Registration begins at 2pm, with the annual egg hunt to start at 2:25pm.
Educators, students and families can receive 50% off tickets to the March 25 event when ordering online.
Do you know the rules of the road when it comes to safe cycling? 8th graders at Owen Middle School will soon, thanks to the expert training of Liberty Bicycle's Claudia Nix.
A Fairview Elementary 3rd grader is proving that it pays off to put a bit of imagination to use out of the classroom.
Hundreds of students from around the US submitted artwork based on different themes. A distinguished panel of judges and votes from the public have pared them down to the Top 3, including Annika from TCR! Vote for Annika through Saturday at http://www.artsonia.com/contests/ai/
On Thursday, March 25th, Buncombe County DSS will start their spring training session for prospective foster parents. This is a 30 hour training and is designed to help individuals and families decide if they would like to become foster parents.
The Buncombe County Schools calendar will be extended by two days: Friday June 11 and Monday June 14, with North Buncombe schools in session on June 15 and 16. Read more...
Teams, coaches, judges and parents represented Buncombe County Schools with great sportsmanship and pride.
Sing one, sing all! The All County Middle School Choral Clinic is taking place at Owen Middle School, with a free concert open to the public at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday March 6. Approximately 140 7th and 8th grade students from all seven Buncombe County middle schools will participate.
3rd grade students measure their way to Olympic gold, inch by inch, meter by meter.
The youthful singers from Tennessee who won the CBS Early Show's "Singing Family Face Off" will perform for the public March 5 at 7pm at Black Mountain Elementary School. Admission $5.00 for adults, school age children are free.