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 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

 
 By John Lanier    News

School System Extends Feeding Efforts – Transylvania County, NC

Carolyn Barton, director of child nutrition for Transylvania County Schools, informed the local Board of Education Monday evening of her department’s continuing efforts to reach all students with meals who need them. Barton said... — Updated 8/24/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Of Education Approves Budget Resolution – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously passed a budget resolution for the 2020-21 school year last Monday evening. “The resolution is typical for what you see each year; however, the budget is a little atypical... — Updated 8/24/2020

 

Guiding Our Community Back To School

Teaching everyone takes everyone. And it's the kids that count. These mottos past and present of Transylvania County Schools remind us that even in the midst of a global pandemic, public schools offer every child a chance for a... — Updated 8/20/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Schools Report A Good Start – Transylvania County, NC

Transylvania County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris told the local Board of Education Monday evening the first day of school seemed to go well. “Lots of smiling faces. Parents were very excited. The students were very... — Updated 8/19/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Adopts Plan B To Reopen Aug. 17 – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted 4-1 Monday evening to adopt Plan B to reopen schools on Aug. 17. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting vote. Board Vice Chair Ron Kiviniemi moved and Alice Wellborn... — Updated 7/30/2020

 

School Board Backs Plan B For Aug. 17 Reopening-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board voted 4-1 Monday evening to adopt Plan B to reopen schools on Aug. 17. Board member Marty Griffin cast the dissenting vote. Plan B calls for a hybrid model of in-person and remote learning. Under Plan... — Updated 7/28/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Delays Reopening Decision – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education decided Monday evening to delay until next Monday a decision on how schools would reopen in August. “We would like a week to make this decision,” said Board Chair Tawny McCoy. “This... — Updated 7/24/2020

 
 By John Lanier    Education

School Board Suspends Career, College Readiness Portfolio Graduation Requirement -Brevard NC

Monday, June 15, the Transylvania County Board of Education voted unanimously to suspend implementing a Career and College Readiness Portfolio as a requirement for graduation. When the state abolished senior projects last year,... — Updated 6/22/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Looks At School Return Options-Brevard NC

With the scheduled reopening of school less than two months away, Transylvania County school officials are beginning to review and prepare for various reopening options. Monday evening Superintendent Jeff McDaris told the... — Updated 6/17/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Passes Local Budget-Brevard NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education voted unanimously last Monday, May 4, to pass its local current expense and capital needs budget. By state law, the school board has to present its budget to the county commissioners by th... — Updated 5/12/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Gets Good News On Bond Construction

Due to the possible reduction of construction phases at both the Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle school campuses, the school system might be able to save substantial time and money regarding the additions and renovations at... — Updated 4/15/2020

 
 By John Lanier    COVID-19

School Board Hears About COVID-19's Impact - Transylvania County, NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education were informed last Monday evening via teleconference about the multiple ways COVID-19 has affected instruction, standardized testing, grading and academic goals within the... — Updated 4/14/2020

 
 By John Lanier    Front Page

School Student Absenteeism Rises Rapidly – Transylvania County, NC

Jessica Sharp, who leads the Rebound program at Davidson River School (DRS) and is a member of the school system’s Attendance Committee, informed the Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday night that absenteeism in th... — Updated 3/9/2020

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News

Elizabeth Silversteen Celebrated – Brevard, NC

The Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) gathered at Silvermont mansion on Thursday to honor one of the founding members of the Brevard... — Updated 3/2/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Teacher Attrition Below State Average – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver informed the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday night that teacher attrition in the county is just below the state average and comparable to nearby counties. The attrition rate for... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Of Education Workshop Covers Several Topics – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education discussed topics ranging from the lack of a state budget and a dearth of bus drivers to athletic realignment and elementary school themes at a work session held on Monday, Feb. 3.... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Approves Building Contracts – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved the contracts with Clark Nexsen and Vannoy Construction at its meeting Tuesday evening. Clark Nexsen is the architectural firm and Vannoy Construction is the CMAR... — Updated 1/27/2020

 

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