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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...

 

Cursive Writing Workshop Offered At Brevard Community Church - Brevard, NC

What has happened to cursive handwriting? Is it obsolete? In this age of technology, is it justifiable to spend time and effort to learn cursive handwriting? Writing in cursive improves letter recognition, spelling, reading and composition with...

 

Mountain Sun Students To Trick-Or-Treat For UNICEF - Brevard, NC

The students at Mountain Sun Community School will be participating in Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF again this year. This is the school’s 10th year participating in the program. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF began 67 years ago as a way to help children...

 

Everyday Education: Sparkling Creativity And Critical Thinking - Rosman, NC

Where would we be without creative people? What would happen to our nation, our world, if there were no more inventors? What if we standardize tested our way into stagnation and mediocrity? These are...

 

Branagan Wins Regional Award

School social workers often do their best work behind the scenes, supporting students and families at moments of need. It's no secret how important they are to our schools, however, and Transylvania C...

 

At Buffalo Cove: Mountain Sun Students Learn Primitive Skills

For four days and three nights Mountain Sun Community School students were immersed in the ways of living for the Cherokee Indians and Gaelic settlers in the 1700-1750s. The sixth annual trip to...

 

BES Uses Hammocks As A Learning Incentive - Brevard, NC

Students at Brevard Elementary School (BES) now have the opportunity to enjoy reading quite a ways away from their classroom desks - and they are happily getting in the swing of it. Three tri-stands,...

 

Brevard-Davidson River: Preschool Celebrates Sixtieth Anniversary

For 60 years, the Brevard-Davidson River Weekday Preschool has provided young children in the community with a safe, loving environment in which to learn and grow. Today's preschool began in 1957 as a...

 

Panthers And United Way Host Playbook LIVE Event - Brevard, NC

Carolina Panthers' alum Chris Draft and United Way of Transylvania County will host a new virtual classroom experience called Character Playbook LIVE on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Brevard Middle School...

 

Everyday Education: Inspiring Greatness, One Child At A Time - Rosman, NC

The 2016-17 school year was not just a year for focusing on the planning and delivery of stronger reading, writing and math lessons at Rosman Elementary School, not just a year for making sure the social and emotional needs of our students were...

 

Arts Sale To Help Somalian Hope Village School - Brevard, NC

Long-time Brevard resident and retired educator Yangchin Yang is spearheading a local fundraiser for the Hope Village School in Somalia. The event will be an Arts and Crafts Sale in her garden at 358...

 

Guest Column: Making The Transition To Middle School

Have you ever wondered what the transition to middle school is like in the eyes of a sixth grader? As a former Rosman Elementary student, middle school is known as “moving across the river.” This phrase comes from the French Broad River...

 

Computer Pals Program Celebrates 20 Years - Brevard, NC

Brevard-based business Computer Pals Learning Centers is celebrating 20 years. Few homes had computers when preschoolers at A Child's World in Pisgah Forest sat down in front of bulky desk top compute...

 

BES 'Goes Gold' For Childhood Cancer Awareness - Brevard, NC

On Sept. 22, students, staff and parents of Brevard Elementary School joined forces with fourth-grader Holmes Desmelik and his family to "Go Gold" and raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness...

 

Mountain Sun: Students Around The World Sing For World Peace - Brevard, NC

Sept. 21, 2017 was the International Day of World Peace where students across the world were invited to participate in the international event, "Sing Peace." Shelley Murley, a Montessori educator from...

 

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