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 By Jordon Morgan    News 

School Board Votes To Make Mask Wearing Optional

In a 4-1 vote Monday, the Transylvania County Board of Education decided to make masks optional for students, teachers, staff and visitors, effective Aug. 9, but to revisit the issue at its Sept. 20 meeting. Board Vice Chair Ron... — Updated 8/4/2021

 
 By Jeremiah Reed    News

School Bond Construction Project Costs Skyrocket

The financial realities of the $68 million dollar school bond construction project hit home Tuesday night at a special session meeting of the Transylvania County Board of Education. Board members didn’t get the news they hoped... — Updated 7/14/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Students Have The Same Rights As Adults

School Board member Marty Griffin informed the other members of the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening that students have the same rights as adults when it comes to facing possible criminal charges. Griffin... — Updated 6/23/2021

 

Decision Keeps School Construction Schedule On Track

At its recent meeting, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved a change order to establish the GMP 1 – guaranteed maximum price for the first phase of work to be at Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle... — Updated 5/10/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Concerned About Teacher Supplements

On Monday evening, members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed disappointment and concern that no money for increasing teaching supplements has been included in the county budget proposed by County Manager... — Updated 5/6/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Reviews Bond Timeline

Norris Barger, chair of the School Bond Construction Committee and head of business services and plant operations for Transylvania County Schools, informed the Transylvania County... — Updated 4/26/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Rosman High School Weight Room, Gym To Be Closed – Rosman, NC

By consensus, the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night decided to remain with a plan to close the newer gym and weight room at Rosman High School for approximately two years during the major renovation and... — Updated 4/21/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Discusses Bond, RHS Gym – Transylvania County, NC

Concerns about price volatility and use of the newer gym at Rosman High highlighted discussion of the bond projects at the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting held Tuesday, March 16. Norris Barger, head of business... — Updated 3/27/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Of Education Approves Local Budget – Transylvania County, NC

Last week, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved its local budget for the 2021-22 school year after board members agreed to reduce their fund balance request in order to obtain higher teacher supplements.... — Updated 3/23/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Votes 3-2 To Switch To Plan A – Transylvania County, NC

By a 3-2 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Education decided Tuesday night to switch to Plan A for middle and high school students when the latter return from spring break. Board Chair Tawny McCoy, Vice Chair Ron Kiviniemi and... — Updated 3/19/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Discusses Teacher Supplements, Expense Budget – Transylvania County, NC

Teacher supplements and the local current expense budget took center stage at the Transylvania County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, March 1. Norris Barger, head of business services and plant operations, presented a... — Updated 3/8/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Of Education Gets A Look At First Budget Draft – Transylvania County, NC

Norris Barger, head of business services and plant operations for Transylvania County Schools, presented the first draft of the local portion of the school budget for the upcoming 21-22 school year to the Transylvania County Board... — Updated 2/17/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Free Meals May Reduce Federal Funding To Schools – Transylvania County

A directive by the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) to make sure all school children are fed during the COVID-19 pandemic may result in reduced federal funding for Transylvania County Schools and other school systems in the... — Updated 2/10/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

Proposed Calendar: Students In 2021/22 Would Start Aug. 16 – Transylvania County, NC

A proposed calendar for the 2021-22 school year was presented to the Transylvania County Board of Education during a work session last Monday evening. The five board members, who gave their verbal support to the calendar, will vote... — Updated 2/10/2021

 

A Look Back To The Year In News

Editor's Note: The following are some of the top stories in The Transylvania Times that appeared between July and December of 2020. Stories from January through December appeared... — Updated 1/4/2021

 
 By John Lanier    News

McDaris Troubled By 'Tier' Decision – Transylvania County, NC

Last Monday evening Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris expressed concerns that reclassifying the county economically from a Tier 2 to Tier 3 county would have a negative impact on both the school system... — Updated 12/14/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Virus: Schools In Good Shape – Transylvania County, NC

Elaine Russell, director of Transylvania Public Health, presented the Transylvania County Board of Education with an update on COVID-19 Monday evening. As of 4 p.m. Monday, Russell... — Updated 12/9/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Officials Pay Tribute To Cathey, Wellborn – Transylvania County, NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education paid tribute to Rosman High School teacher Sara Cathey and outgoing board member Alice Wellborn at their meeting Monday... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board OKs Facility Needs Survey – Transylvania County, NC

By a 5-0 vote Monday night, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved its DPI (Department of Public Instruction) Facility Needs Survey. The survey reveals approximately $22.7 million in capital needs for the school... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Discusses Online Teaching – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education discussed online teaching and mental health issues Monday evening. Board member Marty Griffin, who attended the North Carolina School Board Association (NCSBA) Virtual Fall Law Conference... — Updated 10/21/2020

 

Another Calculated Risk

Next week students in kindergarten through fifth grade will be able to attend Transylvania County Schools and Brevard Academy under Plan A, in which students receive in-person instruction for a regular school day Monday through... — Updated 10/14/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Elementary School Students To Return To Classroom – Transylvania County, NC

By a 4-1 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted Monday night for elementary schools in the county to begin operating under Plan A at the end of the first nine weeks. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting vo... — Updated 10/8/2020

 

Elementary Schools To Operate Under Plan A

By a 4-1 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted Monday night for elementary schools in the county to begin operating under Plan A at the end of the first nine weeks. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting... — Updated 10/5/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Wants More Information Before Plan Decision – Transylvania County, NC

The consensus of the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night was to wait until it had received results from a parent survey and received clarification on social distancing on buses before making any decision about... — Updated 9/23/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Plans Call For Modular Units During BHS Construction – Transylvania County, NC

Chad Roberson of the architectural firm Clark Nexsen told the Transylvania County Board of Education at a work session Monday evening the latest design development plans call for the use of modular units during new construction... — Updated 9/16/2020

 

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