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Everyday Education: 'Promise' Fulfilled For Students, Community

Lunch at Rosman High School has just finished and students are milling around the fabrication classroom. One young woman is asking a friend about the position of the antlers on a metal sculpture of a...

 

Registration Open For VISION's Upcoming Class

Blue Ridge Community College and VISION Transylvania invite comm-unity members to join VISION Transylvania's 10-month community leadership development program. The new cohort will begin in August...

 

C.A.R.E. Coalition Attends National Forum

Members of the C.A.R.E. Coalition of Transylvania County attended the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) National Forum in Washington, D.C., in early February. The representatives from...

 

T.C. Henderson Girls ROAR For United Way

T.C. Henderson School of Science and Technology Girls ROAR participants have definitely set the bar high. Eight girls raised $101.71 for United Way of Transylvania County (UWTC) in just a week and a h...

 

New Conference Room To Honor Dr. Barbara Boerner

Last week, dozens of Dr. Barbara Boerner's former colleagues and students crowded into a newly renovated space adjacent to the dining room in Myers Hall at Brevard College. They were gathered to...

 

Everyday Education: Smart Start Prepares Children For School

When you mention the organization Smart Start to people, the reaction is often one of familiar confusion. The name sounds familiar. It reminds us of the federally funded child care program Head Start, an organization with whom Smart Start works but...

 

Making An Impact For BRCC Students

Blue Ridge Community College is awarding 500 scholarships, each in the amount of $1,000, to high school students who continue their education at BRCC. Students must be graduating from a Henderson or...

 

At Western Carolina University: BHS Students Dominate Regional Science Fair

Despite less than ideal weather conditions and school delays, students, parents and teachers filled the Ramsey Regional Activity Center at Western Carolina University for the 2019 Region 8 Western Reg...

 

BRCC's Student Success Center Here To Help

At Blue Ridge Community College, the Student Success Center plays a central role in the academic climate. From tutoring to providing access to valuable resources, the Student Success Center oversees...

 

Educators Enhance Futures

Members and guests of the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at College Walk to enjoy fellowship and enhance futures. Attendees brought their favorite dishes and enjoyed a shared epicurean feast hosted...

 

Ruth Jones Scholarships Are Available For Brevard And Rosman High School Students

Transylvania County high school seniors can now apply for the Ruth Jones Scholarships, which provide funding for higher education in the fields of health or environmental science. Two students, one from Brevard High School and one from Rosman High...

 

BRCC's Phi Theta Kappa Welcomes New Members

  Sixty-six students from Blue Ridge Community College were recently inducted into the Alpha Rho Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society at Blue Ridge Community College. “We are very proud of the accomplishments of these...

 

School Board Delays Right-Of-Way Vote

The Transylvania County Board of Education has decided to delay a vote on providing the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) a right-of-way at Brevard High School. The school board made the move during its recent meeting. The DOT has offered...

 

To Blue Ridge Students: Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Awards $9,350

On Feb. 15, 2019, Sandra and Joe Furr met with Blue Ridge Community College President Dr. Laura B. Leatherwood and Educational Foundation Executive Director Ann Green along with several student schola...

 

Blue Ridge Helps SAFE

Blue Ridge Community College students handed out Blue Ridge Bakery cupcakes and held a roses sale to benefit SAFE, Inc. on Valentine's Day....

 

Alzheimer's Association Hosting Two Workshops At The Library

The Alzheimer’s Association – Western Carolina Chapter, in collaboration with Land of Sky Regional Council, is hosting two educational workshops at the Transylvania County Library. The first one – “Navigating a Dementia Diagnosis: What Now?...

 

Everyday Education: Implementing Discipline Programs That Work

In his commencement address at Kenyon University, “This Is Water,” David Foster Wallace suggests fish do not understand the concept of water because they have been immersed in it since they were born and have failed to notice it because it has...

 

Heritage Museum Launches 'History-In-A-Box' Lessons

The Transylvania Heritage Museum is partnering with schools across the county to offer students a glimpse into Brevard's rich multi-cultural history. In honor of Black History Month, the museum has...

 

Everyday Education: Brevard College Prepares A Future Teacher

"Experience BC!" is a common phrase that rings across the campus of Brevard College. For many students, this phrase may simply mean get more involved on campus; however, as a future educator, I take...

 

BES Announces Honor Roll For Second Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Elementary School’s Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Jordan Buford, Harry Burges, Marlena Daves, Elena Durant, Justin Elmore, Eli Hardy, Rebecca...

 

Peter De La Torre, BHS Student, Wins $20,000 UNC-G Scholarship

Peter De La Torre, a senior at Brevard High School, has been named as a Blue & Gold scholar at UNC Greensboro. De La Torre was chosen from more than 800 high achieving applicants and will receive a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 per year for his four...

 

Summit Charter School Announces Transylvania High Honor Students

The following students are residents of Transylvania County and received high honors for the second quarter reporting period at Summit Charter School, located at 370 Mitten Lane in Cashiers, N.C. 5th Grade - Heidi Doeter and Wiley Hoffman. 6th Grade...

 

Pisgah Wildlife Education Center Offers Free Workshops In March

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission’s Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education is offering free outdoor-related workshops for people of all ages and skill levels throughout the month of March. Online registration is required for the workshops,...

 

Madison Murr Named 'Super Kid'

Brevard's Madison Murr and four other college students from across North Carolina, were named a "Super Kid" by the Super Kids Foundation in Raleigh. Her parents are Angie Lance and Chris Murr....

 

Everyday Education: Some Students Face Language Challenges

Take a moment and think back about a first day of school from your past. The feelings of excitement to see other students, worries about finding the right classrooms, nerves upon meeting your teachers for the first time, and wondering if you have...

 

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