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BES Joins A+ Schools Program For The Arts – Brevard NC

When a student earns an A+ on a test, it's cause to celebrate. That's why Brevard Elementary School is celebrating their school's acceptance into the network of A+ Schools, a North Carolina program...

 

Extension Office Seeks Scholarship Applicants – Brevard NC

Nominations are being accepted for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 24. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a...

 

BRCC Closed Feb. 23 – Brevard NC

All day and evening operations will be closed at Blue Ridge Community College’s Henderson County Campus and Transylvania County Campus on Thursday, Feb. 23. Students will observe winter break and all faculty and staff will participate in...

 

Mountain Sun Growing Into Middle School – Brevard NC

"Our middle school students will take ownership of their education as active participants in continuing to discover who they are as learners and as people," said executive director of Mountain Sun Com...

 

BA Announces 2nd Quarter Honor Roll – Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2016-17 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Dan Burkett, Sophie Dunbar, Hazel Friedman and Ella Monk. 2nd Grade A/B Honor Roll Sawyer Aiken, Lilli...

 

Child's Play… Is It Important?

As adults we sometimes no longer get it that play is important in the life of a child. Maybe we should call it by another name... research, experimentation, or experiential learning. Whatever you call it, play is Child’s Work. Even before birth, th...

 

Art & Music At Brevard Academy – Brevard NC

Brevard Academy hosted a midwinter Music and Art Showcase on Thursday, Feb. 9. Kindergarten through fifth graders performed vocal and instrumental selections with a Mardi Gras theme. The art show was...

 

New Online Course Expands Options For Drivers Ed – Transylvania County NC

Students in Transylvania County Schools over the age of 14-½ years old now have a convenient online option to begin working toward their learner’s permit and driver’s license. According to Alan Justice, TCS Director of Transportation and Safe Sc...

 

Transylvanians In College

Georgia Institute Of Technology Jeremy Dodson of Brevard, made the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for...

 

Retired Officers Create Criminal Justice Scholarships – Brevard NC

A new scholarship is being offered to Brevard College students pursuing a degree in the criminal justice program, thanks to Tim and Patricia Powers. "We felt compelled to create the scholarship becaus...

 

Vaughn Creates Music Scholarship For Brevard College Minority Students – Brevard NC

A newly endowed music scholarship at Brevard College has been created by alumnae, Dona D. Vaughn. Since graduating with a vocal degree from Brevard College, Vaughn has gone on to achieve a highly...

 

PFE Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls

Pisgah Forest Elementary The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2016-17 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ashlyn All, Nadia Azra, Victoria Brown, Elijah Casey, Paige Dinsdale,...

 

TCH Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls

TC Henderson Elementary The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the second quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: Grade 3 A Honor Roll Payton Bracken, Rebecca Gainey and Allysa MacDonald. Grade 3 A-B...

 

Brevard College To Host Great Decisions – Brevard NC

Six upcoming lectures will explore U.S. foreign relations via topics such as nuclear security and Saudi Arabia in transition during the annual Great Decisions Lecture Series at Brevard College. The talks are scheduled on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. on...

 

Award Winning Books For Children And Teens

There is a special day in January that I look forward to every year. It’s a day that librarians, publishers, educators and readers get excited about. It’s talked about throughout the year as new books are read and contemplated. In 2017, that day...

 

BMS Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls – Brevard NC

Brevard Middle School The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2016-17 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Zorabella Adrignola, Emberlynn Asbell, Callie Brandenburg, Julia Chapman, Jessie...

 

RMS Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls – Brevard NC

Rosman Middle School The following students were named to the Rosman Middle School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2016-17 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Elijah Chapman, Reagan Chapman and Trey Galloway. 6th Grade A/B Honor Roll Madison...

 

RES Announces Second Quarter Honor Rolls – Brevard NC

Rosman Elementary School The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2016-17 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll McKinley Barton, Ryan Lamb, Adrian Nelle, Tristin Powell and Becca Queen. 3rd...

 

BHS Class Planning Trip To Washington, D.C – Brevard NC

By Jaccob Duke, Zach White, Mason Baynard, Elijah Wilkes, and Matthew Banks Mark Twain said, "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on the...

 

Local Educators Attend NCCAT – Transylvania County NC

Deborah B. Masengill of Rosman Elementary School and Erik Wahus of Brevard Middle School recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development...

 

Connestee Program Delivers Scholarship Checks – Connestee Falls NC

By Nona Walker and Ellen O'Brien On Friday, Jan. 13, and Thursday, Jan. 19, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program, represented by Chair Roxi Hewertson and School Liaison Bill Medl,...

 

Muddy Sneakers Launches Major N.C. Expansion – Brevard NC

This week, classes of fifth graders in the Piedmont and western North Carolina will do something they haven’t done before. They’ll spend an entire instructional day outside, learning the state science curriculum through hands-on lessons taught...

 

Scholarships Available To Attend BRCC In 2017-18

Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation scholarship applications for 2017-18 are available now on the college’s website at www.blueridge.edu/scholarships. Blue Ridge Community College Educational Foundation awards scholarships to 2017...

 

BC Brings ENOpod Hammocks To Campus – Brevard NC

The Student Government Association at Brevard College, made up of a variety of student leaders, recently took the opinions and desires of their peers to heart and led an effort to bring five ENOpod...

 

TCS To Hold New Science Expo Thursday, Feb. 2 – Brevard NC

Taking a traditional science fair and display of projects as its starting point, Transylvania County Schools has recently announced the new A. Mickey Church Science Expo for Thursday, Feb. 2. This new program takes place for one hour only, from 6 to...

 

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