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 Education    August 28, 2014 

Mountain Roots Ramblers Ready For Homeschoolers – Brevard NC

The Mountain Roots Ramblers is gearing up for its second year of offering homeschool enrichment programs. The Ramblers are local homeschool students that are excited about adventure and learning in and near Brevard (and the local area), according to...

 
 Education    August 28, 2014 

Transylvanians In College

Seven hundred and twenty eight candidates received degrees from Jacksonville State University in Alabama this spring. Nearly 600 students crossed the stage to receive their degrees during Commencement exercises at JSU Stadium. Among those receiving...

 
 Education    August 28, 2014 

County Students Are Back To School In Full Swing

Brevard Middle School seventh grade faculty joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday evening after their "Meet The Teacher" open house. On Friday, donors will be buying chances to dump buckets...

 
 Education    August 25, 2014

Beginning The School Year By Giving Back – Brevard NC

Members of Brevard College's incoming class spent their first Monday on campus giving back to the community that they now call home. Groups of new BC students could be found painting, sprucing up...

 
 By Alice Wellborn    Education    August 25, 2014

How To Support Public Education This Year

Welcome to school year 2014/2015! Public education is what makes America special and strong. It’s what makes our democracy work and keeps the wheels of our economy turning. That big yellow school bus gives all children the opportunity to get an...

 
 Education    July 31, 2014

United Way And Walmart Start 'Stuffing The Bus'

United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC), Pisgah Forest Walmart, and Comporium have joined forces with Transylvania County Retired School Personnel to 'Stuff The Bus' for the 2014-2015 school year....

 
 Education    July 31, 2014

TCS Transportation Builds On Years Of Success – Transylvania County NC

Transporting students safely is a critical investment in public education. Students ride with well-trained drivers in specially-designed vehicles owned by the state and operated by local school...

 
 Education    July 31, 2014

Transylvanians In College

UNC-Greensboro Chancellor Linda P. Brady has announced the names of of students who attained Deans’ List and Chancellor’s List honors at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro during the Spring 2014 semester. Lydia Folckomer and Margaret...

 
 Education    July 31, 2014

Tinsley Journalism Scholarship Applicants Sought – Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded for the 2014 – 2015 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the...

 
 Education    July 31, 2014

BRCC Holds Early Registration Until Aug. 14

Blue Ridge Community College is encouraging all new students to apply and register early for fall semester. Students who complete their application process early, including pre-enrollment placement testing, can register early through Aug. 14. After...

 
 Education    July 3, 2014

SECU Members Award $10,000 Scholarships – Transylvania County NC

State Employees' Credit Union (SECU) members via the SECU Foundation, presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship to Morgan Breana Sisk, a senior at Rosman High School, and Anna Leigh Fuller, a...

 
 Education    July 3, 2014

Brevard Middle School Honor Roll Released – Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2013-2014 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Madison Baldridge, Samantha Ballard, Hector Bautista-Don, Glenda Brown, Alex Davis, Anna de la...

 
 Education    July 3, 2014

Elementary Winners Of DAR Essay Contest Announced

The elementary school winners of the DAR American History Award were recently announced by Carleen Davis, chairman of the Waightstill Avery Chapter American History Essay Contest. The topic of their essays was, “The Lives of Children During the...

 
 Education    July 3, 2014

Transylvanians In College

Jared Voris, of Brevard, received a $500 McKinney Paleontology Scholarship from the Geology Department of Appalachian State University for the 2014-15 school year. Voris, a geology major, also received the Sigma Xi award for interdisciplinary...

 
 Education    June 26, 2014

Brevard High School Hosts Spring Field Day – Brevard NC

Despite the cancellation of the Special Olympics in Transylvania County this year, a student group from Brevard High School was able to provide an athletics-based Spring Field Day for students and...

 
 Education    June 26, 2014

Rosman Senior Class Challenges Community – Rosman NC

Rosman High School's Class of 2014 may have left the building, but they also hope to leave a legacy and a $1,000 prize with some help from the community. For details on how to help with a vote before...

 
 Education    June 23, 2014

BC Graduate Invited To National Singing Audition – Brevard NC

Recent Brevard College graduate Blake Ellege is among the country's top student performers invited to compete at the National Association for the Teaching of Singers (NATS) first-ever national auditions in Boston in July. Ellege, who earned his...

 
 Education    June 23, 2014

Davidson River Artist Earns Peace Prize – Brevard NC

Kadee Glass, a Davidson River School 11th-grader, was recognized for her "Draw Your Peace" artwork at the Mediation Center's recent "Speak Your Peace" luncheon in Asheville. She accepted her contest...

 
 Education    June 23, 2014

Transylvanians In College

Southwestern Community College Hannah Mullis, of Lake Toxaway, was named to the president’s honor list at Southwestern Commun-ity College for the spring semester. President’s list honorees earned a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.85 or greater...

 
 Education    June 19, 2014

Scholarship Named In Memory Of BC Dr. Louis Miles – Brevard NC

An endowed scholarship in memory of longtime Religion Professor Dr. Louis Miles was recently created to support western North Carolina students who are majoring in fine arts at Brevard College. The Dr. Louis Miles Endowed Memorial Scholarship was...

 
 Education    June 19, 2014

Sisk Wins Blanton Memorial Scholarship – Rosman NC

On June 14, the Trooper Shawn Blanton Memorial Scholarship Fund held its 7th annual fundraiser at Sequoyah National Golf Club in Jackson County. At the conclusion of the fundraiser, the 2014 Scholarsh...

 
 Education    June 19, 2014

Rise & Shine Book Club Helps Develop Reading Skills;Volunteers Are Needed – Brevard NC

For many children, developing reading skills is a unique journey into a world of imagination and possibility. Brevard’s Rise & Shine Book Club program helps young children develop these skills — and is looking for volunteers to go on this...

 
 Education    June 19, 2014

BRCC Earns Early Childhood Education Accreditation – Brevard NC

The School-Age Education associate degree program at Blue Ridge Community College (BRCC) has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)—the nation’s leading organization of early childhood...

 
 Education    June 16, 2014

Izzard's Artwork Included In State Exhibition – Brevard NC

Teah Izzard, second grader at Brevard Elementary School, was one of 16 artists from around N.C. recognized for her artistic talents at a reception in Raleigh. The NC General Assembly and NC Art...

 
 Education    June 16, 2014

TCH Basketball Fundraiser – Rosman NC

T.C. Henderson Elementary ended the year with a Jump Rope for Heart basketball game to celebrate a successful service project for the American Heart Association. Every student that collected $20 was...

 

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