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 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

 

Patience On Construction

At last Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting, board member Marty Griffin relayed concerns from residents as to why no construction has begun at Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools since the $68 million bond... — Updated 1/27/2020

 
 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

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Hears Draft School Calendar – Transylvania County, NC

Assistant Superintendent Brian Weaver presented a draft of the school calendar for the 2020-21 school year to the Board of Education Tuesday evening. Weaver said the calendar is aligned with last year, but some teachers preferred... — Updated 1/22/2020

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Revises Policies – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education passed more than 40 revised policies Monday night, including policies 7240 and 4325, which relate to drug and alcohol abuse, and policy 4240, which relates to child abuse and threats... — Updated 12/19/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Of Education Discusses Several Policy Changes – Transylvania County, NC

At its recent meeting, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed several policy changes as a first read and will vote upon the policies at their next meeting. One policy, 7240, includes changes in the language regarding... — Updated 11/29/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Construction Contracts On Hold – Transylvania County, NC

Some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed frustration last Thursday evening that the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners had not approved the contracts for the architects and CMAR (construction man... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Officials Provide Budget News – Transylvania County, NC

“We actually do have some budget news,” Norris Barger, director of business services and plant operations, told the Transylvania County Board of Education Thursday evening. Although the state General Assembly has adjourned... — Updated 11/25/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board: Grads Will Need Portfolio – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education last Monday night unanimously voted to revise Policy 3460 to require students to complete a Career and College Readiness Portfolio to graduate. For several years, the school system has... — Updated 10/30/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Talks Building Options – Transylvania County, NC

During an update on the proposed new construction for Brevard High and Rosman High/Middle schools Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education was informed by Board Chairwoman Tawny McCoy that extending Rosman High... — Updated 10/23/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Upset At Senior Project Decision – Transylvania County, NC

Members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their disappointment last Monday evening that the state passed a bill prohibiting senior projects from being a requirement for graduation. “I disagree with it,... — Updated 9/23/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

County Schools Get Bs and Cs In State Report Card – Transylvania County, NC

“The majority of our schools are B schools,” Missy Ellenberger, curriculum director for Transylvania County Schools, told the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday evening. Five of the county’s eight schools received... — Updated 9/18/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Awards Building Contracts – Transylvania County, NC

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved the form of the contracts for the architectural firm Clark Nexsen and CMAR (construction manager at risk) Vannoy Construction to begin working on the design and... — Updated 8/26/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Boards Shown Two Options For Rosman Schools – Transylvania County, NC

Chad Roberson of the architectural firm Clark Nexsen presented two options for a renovated and expanded Rosman High/Middle School Monday night during a joint meeting of the... — Updated 8/21/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Report: School Crimes Decrease

Crimes and suspensions in Transylvania County Schools decreased during the 2018-19 school year. “All my news is positive. I don’t have anything negative. We had a great year this year,” Alan Justice, director of athletics,... — Updated 6/19/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Selects Firms

Monday evening the Transylvania County Board of Education selected Clark Nexsen as the architectural firm and Vannoy Construction as the CMAR (construction manager at risk) to design and complete $68 million worth of renovations... — Updated 6/5/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

School Board Discusses Bond Choices

In a special meeting Tuesday morning, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the top choices of architects and CMARs (construction managers at risk) to implement the renovations and additions to Brevard High School... — Updated 5/22/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board OKs Flooring Contracts for BMS, RES

By a 4-0 vote Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education approved flooring contracts for Brevard Middle and Rosman Elementary schools. The flooring contract price for Brevard Middle $151,075 and the price for... — Updated 5/9/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Passes School Budget Request

In a special meeting held last Thursday morning, the Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously passed its budget request for the 2019-20 school year. The budget request will now go to the county commissioners, who will... — Updated 4/29/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Senior Projects To Be Replaced

Rosman High School Assistant Principal Patrick Chapman and Brevard High School Assistant Principal Missy Ellenberger presented information on district graduation projects to the Transylvania County Board of Education Monday... — Updated 4/10/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Testing Reporting Delays Affect Student Placement

Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges of placing students in summer learning programs and fall classes due to delays in state reporting of standardized test scores. Brian Weaver,... — Updated 3/20/2019

 
 By John Lanier    News

Board Approves School Calendar

The Transylvania County Board of Education unanimously approved the school calendar for 2019-20 Monday evening. The 2019-20 school calendar is similar to the one used this year. The first day for students would be Wednesday, Aug. 2... — Updated 3/6/2019

 

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