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Everyday Education: Strengthening Our Skills And Ourselves

As I was leaving the Brevard College’s cafeteria with a friend the other day, he looked around at the young faces, turned to me and said, “You know, I am turning 60 in a few days, and that does not scare me at all; but, if I were turning 18 years...

 

Parent Event To Focus On Cyberbullying, Social Media

Parents, do you know what your children are doing online today? This week, parents are warmly invited to a unique opportunity with “Parents Know More” to gain knowledge about social media and cyberbullying that could have immediate impact in the...

 

Mountain Sun Trick Or Treats For UNICEF - Brevard NC

The students at Mountain Sun Community School participated in Trick-Or-Treat for UNICEF this past Halloween. This is the school's eleventh year participating in the program. This year the students collected a record high of $581.08. Trick-or-Treat...

 

North Carolina 2018 High School Graduates Make Gains On SAT

North Carolina’s high school class of 2018 saw performance gains over the previous year’s graduates on the SAT college admissions exam while also opening a wider margin with the nation overall, according to results released by The College Board,...

 

WCU Students Lay Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Solider

Four Western Carolina University students partici-pated in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Friday, Nov. 16, at Arlington National Cemetery. Robert Buchmann of Colville,...

 

Brevard FFA Competes In National Livestock Shows

After months of preparing, three teams from the Brevard FFA Chapter traveled to the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., to compete on the national level. The Dairy Evaluation Team,...

 

Everyday Education: Each Child Should Be Center Of Education

In a previous column in The Transylvania Times on Oct. 14, 2018, I described teaching-learning as a communicative process, which, by its very nature, mobilizes the six functions of communication identified by Russian linguist Roman Jakobson: the...

 

PFE Announces Honor Roll For First Quarter

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Keaton Campbell, Aaron Cipriano, Canseco Contreraz, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Brianna...

 

T.C. Henderson Announces First Quarter Honor Roll

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the first quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: 4th Grade A Honor Roll Margaret Campbell, Maddie Galloway, Zoey Owen and Cross Rhodes. 4th Grade A/B Honor Roll...

 

Blue Ridge Community College To Hold Open House For Veterans - Brevard NC

Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania County campus will host a Veterans Open House on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. Veterans and/or their dependents who wish to pursue their education can...

 

WCU Named One Of Nation's Top Green Colleges

For the eighth consecutive year, Western Carolina University has been listed by The Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America. The university is...

 

Everyday Education: Cooking Up A Growth Mindset In Students

It’s the time of year when adults start bringing kids into the kitchen to teach them how to put together holiday favorites — perhaps a secret family recipe for a favorite casserole or a special dessert cake. Maybe this isn’t the first year a...

 

Giving Tuesday Helps WCU Band, Student-Athletes

'Tis better to give than to receive, as the old adage goes, and this year's Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, makes it easy for friends and alumni of Western Carolina University to do just that, especially...

 

WCU To Hold Open House For Prospective Students, Families

Western Carolina Uni-versity will throw open its doors for prospective students and their families and friends as the university holds Open House on Saturday, Nov. 17. Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Open House gives visitors a...

 

Blue Ridge Community College To Offer New, Popular Continuing Education Courses

Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania Campus Continuing Education department is offering the spring/summer schedule to the community. Some popular courses include Phlebotomy, Jan. 29 - May 7,...

 

Fundraiser To Benefit BHS Band - Brevard NC

The Brevard High School Band has been invited to perform at Carnegie Hall. This Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. a mattress sale fundraiser will be held at the Brevard High School cafeteria. All sizes of mattresses are available. All are...

 

RES Names Honor Students

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year: 4th Grade A Honor Roll Allie Brittian, Kylen Devia, Tameron Laws, Ben Parizo and Levi Reece. 4th Grade A/B Honor Roll...

 

BRCC Career Coach Helps Plan For College - Brevard NC

The scene was set for NC Countdown to College on Oct. 2 as the new career coach with Blue Ridge Community College, Leanna Hall, addressed college-bound seniors in the Rosman High School auditorium....

 

Brevard Middle School Announces Honor Roll - Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Zoe Axtell, Emma Bailey, Nicholas Bailey, Maxton Ballard, David Bohn, Steven Bohn, Raphaella Dabao, Wilsen...

 

Rosman Middle Announces First Quarter Honor Roll - Rosman NC

The following students were named to the Rosman Middle School Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Marlow Brendan 6th Grade A/B Honor Roll Mila Acebal, Christian Adair, Carla Baker, Matthew Barton, Tarron...

 

Everyday Education: Good Teachers, Staff Never Stop Learning

Just as our students never stop learning, neither do our teachers and other staff members. We often hear about what is expected of students and how educational requirements change for them, but little focus is placed on all the “behind the...

 

Brevard Academy Announces Its First Quarter Honor Roll - Brevard NC

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the first quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Charlotte Grace Berry, Edward Thomas Boone, Lacy Marie Burgess, Elijah Stuart Burkett, Everleigh Rose Cornett,...

 

Transylvania Educators Attend NCCAT

Several area educators recently attended programs held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. Participating educators from...

 

BRCC Doors Are Open For Spring Registration

The year was 1994, Glenda McCarson, assoc-iate vice president for the Transylvania County Campus, recalled. As she walked through the Blue Ridge Community College doors for the first time to register for classes, McCarson was celebrating her son...

 

Mountain Sun Announces The Natural Play Project

As part of “Get Set Transylvania,” Mountain Sun Community School has partnered with local organizations and is launching the Natural Play Project. MSCS is developing and enhancing its outdoor learning environment in order to provide a space for...

 

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