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Mountain Roots Expands Day Camp Options

Mountain Roots has announced they will be offering seven weeks of day camp in Transylvania County, including two new locations. Mountain Roots will extends their tradition of offering quality...

 

TC Henderson Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students made the A Honor Roll and A/B Honor Roll for the third quarter at T.C. Henderson School of Science & Technology: 4th Grade A Honor Roll Maddie Galloway. 4th Grade A/B Honor Roll Margaret Campbell, Leeland Fisher, Amarah Hall,...

 

BMS Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

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

 

Everyday Education: Students, Teachers Hitting The Final Push

As spring break begins in schools across Transylvania County, students and teachers take a deep breath and enjoy a rest before it begins — the last push of rigorous academic teaching before final state assessments begin. The window for final...

 

PFE Announces Honor Roll For Third Quarter

The following students were named to the Pisgah Forest Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Ryker Adams, Madeline Adrignola, Keaton Campbell, Abigail Dodd, Adeline Drennen, Brianna...

 

BRCC, FSU Join To Offer $10,000 Bachelor's Degree

Katherine Allen, vice president for instruction of Blue Ridge Community College, and Dr. James A. Anderson, chancellor of Fayetteville State University, formally signed an agreement this month for the $10,000 Degree Pathway Program. This agreement...

 

Rosman Elementary School Collecting Books

Rosman Elementary School is once again collecting new or gently used books for it annual Give 5, Read 5 book giveaway. The hope is that each RES child will be able to take home at least five books to add to their personal libraries this year....

 

BC's New Technology Virtually Extends Experiential Learning

Experiential education at Brevard College seeks to extend the classroom beyond walls. Now, students and faculty have an innovative new way to virtually extend the walls with the addition of the Span...

 

Learning Center At PARI Announces Camp Schedule

The Learning Center at PARI recently announced their upcoming 2019 science/astronomy summer camp schedule with the launch of a new website, www.pari.edu. The summer schedule includes two new residential camp programs: Camp Above and Beyond, and...

 

FamilySearch 2 Program Returns To Library May 13

Cindy Rush, director of the Asheville Family History Center in Arden, returns to the Transylvania County Library at 2 p.m., Monday, May 13, for a more in-depth session on using the FamilySearch website. Rush will focus on microfilm records from the...

 

Ellenberger Named K-12 Curriculum Director

Superintendent Jeff McDaris has named Missy Ellenberger as director of Curriculum and Instruction for Transylvania County Schools, serving kindergarten through twelfth grade, effective July 1, 2019. H...

 

Brevard Academy Students Learn About Aviation Careers

Twice in recent months, Brevard Academy students' eyes were pointed to the skies as Bob Twomey soared over the treetops into view. As he navigated the strong winds, he managed landing his Schweizer...

 

Kirkman Family Endows $100,000 For Teacher Education

Brevard College President David Joyce recently announced the establishment of The Kirkman Family Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education. The endowment was created by Bruce and Sandra Kirkman at $100,000 to provide tuition assistance for...

 

Boys & Girls Club Visits BRCC

Blue Ridge Community College students and faculty gave an interactive tour to 14 members of the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club on March 22....

 

RES Announces Honor Roll For Third Quarter

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Kylen Devia, Teya McCurry, Farrah Blake Metcalf and Ben Parizo. 4th Grade A/B Honor Roll Allie...

 

Friday Program To Focus On Students In The Forests

A common bumper sticker in Transylvania is “Kids grow better outdoors!” As Transylvania transitions to an outdoor recreation economy, an important segment dealing with educational topics related to outdoor life for kids is emerging. On April 12,...

 

Everyday Education: Everyone Has A Story And Each Is Different

Imagine a 14-year-old or 15-year-old who isn’t exactly sure where they will live or where their next meal will come from. Imagine a student whose parents are alcoholics or use illegal substances and who struggle to provide basic needs for their fam...

 

BRCC Offers $500,000 In Scholarships To Seniors

Blue Ridge Community College is making an impact in Transylvania and Henderson counties by offering $500,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors who apply online by April 15, 2019. Scholarships...

 

Brevard Academy Announces Third Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the third quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Ella Avery Allen, Emma Louise-Marie Brown, Lacy M. Burgess, Annabella Rose Chapman, Naomi Ouida Gardner, Aiden...

 

Crossnore School Hosts A Breakfast In Brevard

Approximately 60 attendees were present at the breakfast representing health care, schools, churches, the Department of Social Services and other interested members of the community. Additional...

 
 By Kayla Leed    Education    April 1, 2019

Mountain Sun Students Embark On Urban Adventure

On March 3, Mountain Sun Community School's middle school class (coyote class), along with middle school lead teacher Daniel Sprinkle and Natural Play coordinator McNeill Mann traveled to New York...

 

Smith Named To Lead BRCC Small Business Center

Blue Ridge Community College has named Ben Smith as the director of BRCC's Small Business Center at Blue Ridge Community College. Smith succeeds Ben Kish, who is now teaching full-time for the...

 
 By Erika Brock    Education    April 1, 2019

Everyday Education: Full STEAM Ahead At The County Library

Once upon a time, libraries were perceived as book warehouses, but not anymore! Your Transylvania County Library is a vital, trusted source for discovery, inspiration and innovation. We strive to...

 

McConnell Named William R. Hearst Foundation Finalist

Brighton McConnell, a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in broadcast journalism, has been named as a finalist in the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s 2018-2019 Journal-ism Awards Program. McConnell took second place among the top five radio...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Remembers Dr. Killian

"The Blue Ridge Community College family is saddened to learn of the passing of our founding president Dr. William D. Killian," said BRCC president Dr. Laura Leatherwood. "He died (March 17) at the ag...

 

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