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TCS Educational Foundation Welcomes New Director

Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF) has announced the hiring of a new executive director, Shannon Meadows Allison. Allison is a native of western North Carolina and a resident...

 

Tinsley Journalism Scholarships Available

The Transylvania County Schools Educat-ional Foundation (TCSEF) is seeking applicants for its Jim Bob and Dottie Tinsley Journalism Scholarship to be awarded for the 2018/2019 school year. Applicants must be graduates of the Transylvania County...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Celebrate 10 Years On May 11 At Lumberyard

In the summer of 2007, two local camp owners, Chuck McGrady (Falling Creek) and Sandy Schenck (Green River Preserve), along with Aleen Steinberg, a conservationist and advocate behind the protection...

 

School Board Picks Two New Principals

On Monday evening, the Transylvania County Board of Education by a 4-0 vote approved Carrie Norris as the new principal for Brevard Elementary School and Scott Strickler as the new principal for Rosma...

 

Connestee Scholarship Program Kicks Off 31st Year

On Tuesday, April 24, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program kicked off its 31 year of raising money for scholarships for Transylvania County residents. The new chair of the program, Bill Medl, introduced several Connestee residents who are...

 

Muddy Sneakers To Celebrate 10 Years On May 11

In the summer of 2007, two local camp owners, Chuck McGrady (Falling Creek) and Sandy Schenck (Green River Preserve), along with Aleen Steinberg, a conservationist and advocate behind the protection...

 

Scholarship Program Kicks Off 31st Year

On Tuesday, April 24, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program kicked off its 31 year of raising money for scholarships for Transylvania County residents. The new chair of the program, Bill Medl, introduced several Connestee residents who are...

 
 By Park Baker    Education    May 7, 2018

Brevard Elementary Enjoys Color Run Fun!

The Brevard Elementary School Color Run took place Friday afternoon during the Health Fair. Students and parents endured laps around the school track while being doused with colored chalk and water...

 
 By Cindy Bland    Education    May 7, 2018

Helping Children Through Traumatic Experiences

Young children who experience traumatic events in their lives may have long lasting cognitive, emotional, behavioral and health issues as a result. The Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition’s Through Their Eyes program states, “What a child...

 

Everyday Education: TCS To Host Step It Up Digital Learning Showcase

On June 13, 250 teachers from across western North Carolina will gather for the TCS Step It Up Digital Learning Showcase at Brevard High School. They will spend a summer day learning and...

 

BRCC To Hold Parent Night

Blue Ridge Com-munity College Transyl-vania County Campus in Brevard will hold Parent Night on Tuesday, May 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the college library in the Straus Building. The event will be an opportunity for parents and high school seniors to...

 

BES 2018 Color Run To Be Held Friday, May 4

It's about to get messy at Brevard Elementary School and in all the best ways. The 3rd Annual Brevard Elementary School Color Run is Friday, May 4. All of the BES students will have an opportunity to...

 
 By Kayla Leed    Education    April 30, 2018

Mountain Sun Community School: Monarch Class Visits Congaree National Park

Mountain Sun Community School's upper elementary (Monarch) class recently visited Congaree National Park for the second time. From April 10-13, the students camped, paddled and explored the ecosystems...

 

Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program Honored

On Saturday evening, April 14, the prestigious Brevard College Lifetime Giving Society recognized the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program as a member of the Weaver Circle ($250,000 -...

 

Taste Of Transylvania Highlights Classroom Creativity

On May 1, the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), in partnership with First Citizens Bank, will host the 2018 Taste of Transylvania at the Brevard Lumberyard, 170 King St. in...

 

Everyday Education: Summer Reading Program Can Help Young People Develop A Lifelong Love Of Learning

April may seem early to start talking about Summer Reading at the Transylvania County Library, but with about six weeks until the start of the program it’s just about all that we can think about! We are gearing up for a fun-filled summer, and it’...

 

RMS Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Middle School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Alissa Cheek, Dalton Galloway, Arie Leonard, Marley Ruth Metcalf, Emma Moretz, Ethiny Stoltzus and Shelby...

 

Dean Kenneth Elmore To Speak At Motown Memories Fundraiser On April 28

Rise & Shine is honored to announce Dean Kenneth Elmore of Boston University as the guest speaker for the second annual Motown Memories fundraiser. Elmore has served Boston University as its Dean of Students since 2003. In 2016, he was elevated to...

 

Transylvanians in College

Randolph-Macon Academy Liana Trupiano of Brevard, a senior at Randolph-Macon Academy, earned a place on the president’s list for the third quarter of the 2017-18 school year. Only students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 or higher at Randolph-Macon...

 

Registration For Kindergarten In Full Swing

Dozens of young families came out to the recent Kindergarten Readiness Rally, where they connected with schools, agencies and nonprofits offering vital services. The excitement continues with...

 

PFE Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Jaxson Arant, William Baron, Patience Boyd, Keaton Campbell,...

 

RES Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2017-18 school year. 3rd Grade A Honor Roll Allie Brittain, Amarah Hall, Carson McCall and Kiahna Sexton. 3rd Grade A/B Honor Roll Corbin Bradley,...

 

Learning How To Code

Seventh grade AIG students in Carol Weeks' enrichment class at Brevard Academy have been designing games for a national contest run by DXC Codes. DXC Codes is an initiative that will introduce...

 

R-Rules Graduates Set The Pace

Madison Murr (left) and Ayla Talley (right) accept congratulations from R-Rules alumna Summer Brown (center), as (back row, left to right) Susan Matthews, Davidson River School Principal Donna Wilde...

 

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