On Friday 10/3 sixteen of Tim Arnold's year fives went to Johnston Elementary School to work with Lisa Reagan's third grade class on a project. Fifth year's created a pamphlet focusing on ways to be active and engaged citizens in my civics class. Then they helped Lisa's third grade class design one focusing on how to be an active and engaged citizen in your classroom, school, and community. The project went very well with 16 pamphlets completed and many new friends made.
The Media/Technology Advisory Committee (MTAC) at A.C. Reynolds High School released its written findings regarding a parent’s complaint regarding the use of the book, The Kite Runner, as a supplementary text. The MTAC determined the book “possesses sufficient literary, thematic, and aesthetic merits to warrant its inclusion for study at teacher discretion.”
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.