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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...

 

PFE Announces Honor Roll

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

 

BRCC Adds Casey To Adult Ed Classroom Team

By Michele Handy When walking the halls of Blue Ridge Community College's Transylvania Campus, it is not uncommon to hear a loud, "Wonderful!" followed by a peal of laughter. That is how students and...

 

BMS Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Brevard Middle School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 6th Grade A Honor Roll Zoe Axtell, Emma Bailey, Maxwell Bailey, Maxton Ballard, Michael Benitez Rivera, David Bohn, Steven Bohn,...

 

RMS Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Middle School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 6th Grade A/B Honor Roll Mila Acebal, Christian Adair, Daniel Cochran, Cameron Edenfield, Kaiah Foster, Chris Holcomb, Addison McC...

 

RES Announces Second Quarter Honor Roll

The following students were named to the Rosman Elementary School Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 4th Grade A Honor Roll Allie Brittian, Kylen Devia, Brayden Newman and Slade Riddle. 4th Grade A/B Honor Roll Corbin Bradley,...

 

TC Henderson School Of Science & Tech. Second Quarter Honor Roll

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

 

Everyday Education: Youth Media Awards Announced By ALA

At the end of every year, I find myself anticipating the day that the Youth Media Awards are announced by the American Library Association, typically at its midwinter meeting. Awards, such as the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, and Printz awards,...

 

Brevard Academy Releases Honor Roll For Second Quarter

The following students were named to the Brevard Academy Honor Roll for the second quarter of 2018-19 school year. 2nd Grade A Honor Roll Emma Brown, Lacy Burgess, Naomi Gardner, Aiden Jenkins, Avery Owens, Claire Owens, Stella Sawyers, Morgan...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Announces Continuing Ed Classes

Blue Ridge Community College has announced the following spring Continuing Education classes: Art Pastel Painting meets March 22-May 3, Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration fee is $70....

 

Transylvanians In College

Gardner-Webb University Calee M. Lance of Rosman was named to the Gardner-Webb University dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester. Lance is a freshman majoring in criminal justice and minoring in homeland security. The dean’s list is composed of...

 

BHS Art Students Win Prestigious Awards

Transylvania County Schools congratulates two students for their achievement in the 2019 WNC Regional Scholastic Art Awards competition. Sadie Tynch and Jaclyn Neumann, Brevard High School seniors...

 

Local Administrators Learn New Skills At ASCD Conference

Investing in and supporting our public schools is the goal of the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), so when Jeremy Gibbs, Transylvania County Schools’ Chief Academic Officer, proposed that the foundation help send several...

 

Brevard Academy Celebrates National School Choice Week

As guests entered the hallways of Brevard Academy last week, they may have noticed a pop of color to the standard green and khaki uniforms. Students were adorned with yellow scarves signifying their B...

 

Reconnect For Resilience Workshop Recently Held During The Rise & Shine After-School Program

Recently, a two-day Reconnect For Resilience training was held at the Rise & Shine After-School Program for board members, staff and leadership volunteers. The session was co-led by Susanne...

 

Everyday Education: Being Present Is Essential For Students To Learn

By Dr. Alana Marshall For high school students, Jan. 22 marks a fresh start in the year — a new semester begins, bringing with it new classes, new assignments and a renewed sense of purpose. Teachers are refreshing their syllabuses and printing...

 

Transylvania County Schools Needs Bus Drivers

Transylvania County Schools is now seeking new bus drivers to earn their commercial driver's license and begin driving as substitutes or regular route drivers. A free training course will be offered...

 

Grayson Wilson To Compete In Marksmanship Nationals

The Transylvania County Marine Corps Junior ROTC program congratulates Cadet Grayson Wilson on his recent qualification to compete in the Marine Corps Service Marksmanship Championships. The competiti...

 

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