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Library Renamed In Honor Of Sandra Lasater

The memory of Sandra Lasater, a native of Rosman, was recently honored when the Fairbanks Nordale Elementary School Library was renamed the Lasater Library. Lasater was the daughter of the late Lloyd...

 

Let It Shine Brevard: Event Raises Funds For BES

More than 300 people attended the first annual "Let It Shine Brevard" fundraiser at Brevard Elementary School, Dec. 1 to Dec. 3. The three-day event netted almost $700 for the school's ongoing effort...

 

Everyday Education: Taiko Drumming Keeps Kids In School - Pisgah Forest, NC

"I tell everyone that Taiko drumming at Davidson River is the only reason I am still in school and will graduate this semester!" said Chris Alley's student assistant. Alley is the music teacher and...

 

Kiviniemi Selected To Serve On N.C. School Boards Association

The North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) elected new officers and seven new members to the governing Board of Directors during the delegate meeting of the 48th Annual Conference for Board...

 

Local History Comes To Life, Experientially - Brevard, NC

Brevard College’s Philosophy Statement reads: “Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology in which educators purposely engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflection in order to increase knowledge, develop skills...

 

Reading Aloud Makes A Difference Wherever You Are

One of my fondest memories as a child is having my parents read me a book before bed. This was the part of our nightly routine that I looked forward to the most. My early introduction to the world of books is most definitely the reason that I love...

 

Rosman Middle Announces First Quarter Honor Roll - Rosman, NC

The following students were named to the Rosman Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Alissa Cheek, Arie Leonard, Marley McCall and Shelby Tinsley. 6th Grade A/B Honor Roll McKenna Baker, Emma...

 

Community Band Gives $25K In Scholarships, Grants

Band students are getting a boost to their music education thanks to the generous donations of scholarships, school grants and in-kind contributions from the Brevard Community Band (BCB). During the...

 

Friday Medal Presented To McDaris, Rural Superintendents

Each year since 2006, The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has presented the Friday Medal to honor the memory and legacy of Bill Friday, who led the UNC system as its president for 30...

 

Brevard Authors' Gift Middle School Libraries - Brevard, NC

On Nov. 15 the Brevard Authors Guild gave a gift to the Rosman and Brevard Middle School Libraries: a $250 gift certificate each from Highland Books. The authors wanted to support both young readers...

 

BES Announces 1st Quarter Honor Roll Results - Brevard, NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll James Brooks, Cullen Burke, Odin Cleveland, Rion Coadwell, Ella Crider, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant...

 

Mountain Roots Leads Field Trip For BA 8th Graders

Calm. Safe. Serene. Peaceful. These are some of the words that Brevard Academy middle school students used to describe how they feel when they are in nature. On Oct. 19, eighth grade students spent...

 

Everyday Education: Forests And Parks, Our Partners In Education

By Betsy Burrows Every Sunday afternoon from one to three o’clock, three Brevard College students training in music education can be found in the art room at Schenck Job Corps teaching music to interested Job Corps students. Together they...

 

Peaceful Conflict Resolution Taught To MSCS Parents

Recently, parents of students at Mountain Sun Community School participated in a peaceful conflict resolution workshop. Parents acted out scenarios and were given guidance from three MSCS teachers on how to handle conflict peacefully. Beginning with...

 

Class Of 2017: RHS Alumni Hall Of Fame Inducts New Members - Rosman, NC

Nov. 3 was a beautiful fall night for football and for honoring five more legacies from Rosman High School. This year's inductees to the RHS Alumni Hall of Fame are a powerhouse group who continue to...

 

PFE Announces 1st QTR Honor Roll - Pisgah Forest, NC

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Patience Boyd, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Brianna Enderlin,...

 

Guinn Named RHS Winner In Wendy's High School Heisman - Rosman, NC

There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example - in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Wendy's High School Heisman recognizes...

 

Schools Celebrate American Education Week

This week, Transylvania County Schools is joining in the celebration of American Education Week, from Nov. 13-17. The theme for 2017 is “Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility.” The annual celebration always takes place the...

 

Four Students Selected For State Honors Chorus

Transylvania County Schools has announced that four fifth-graders have been selected for the 2017 North Carolina State Elementary Honors Chorus this weekend in Winston-Salem. Hannah LaFever from...

 

BHS Students Selected For State Honors Choir - Brevard, NC

For the third consecutive year, Brevard High School is sending student musicians to North Carolina's top high school choir, the N.C. Music Educators Association Honors Chorus. Three students from the...

 

BMS, BA, RES And TCH Release Honor Rolls

Brevard Middle School The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Julian Arbogast, Julia Bohn, Alora Brooks, Josiah Casey, Kinslee Clark, Charlotte...

 

Everyday Education: Outdoors Provides Multiple Benefits For Children

Transylvania County is a wonderful place to live and raise a family. One of the most precious resources we have in western North Carolina is our beautiful and easily accessible natural environment. Many adults enjoy the variety of outdoor activities...

 

Guest Column: Investing In The Future Of Transylvania County

There is an ongoing discussion about investing for the future of Transylvania County, its infrastructure, and its people. A critical part of this conversation concerns school funding, and any discussion of local school finance can easily become muddl...

 

County Schools Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

With Homecoming and Spirit Week just behind them, Transylvania County Schools students prepared for another week of hat days, team jerseys, spirit contests and decorated doorways. From Oct. 23-26,...

 

Elisabeth Moore Awarded Robbins Fellowship

Elisabeth Moore, a 2016 graduate of Gardner-Webb University, has been awarded the Robbins Fellowship at West Virginia University in Morgantown. The honor provides a deserving graduate assistant with...

 

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