Oct. 27-28 - Teacher Work Days
No School - Except Early College
The Black Hawk Marching Band not only swept the 4 AA division, which was the highest division, but of all the 25 bands competing, they were named the Land of the Sky Champions. View a video of their performance in this article.
At the October 2 Board meeting Owen High school was recognized by receiving the Compass Award for their efforts to prevent students from dropping out of school.
In results recently released by The College Board, Buncombe County Schools’ 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.
As one of eleven students state wide and 125 students nation wide, Jacob Cheek of A.C. Reynolds High will perform with the band at half time during the 2015 U.S. Army All American Bowl Football Game.
Regular meetings of the Buncombe County Board of Education are videotaped and archived on the BCS District website, usually available to watch the following day. They will also be shown during the following month on Education Cable Channel 188 on Charter Cable.
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.