Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a documentary on the human-turtle bond, a libertarian political satire podcast and a seventh grade physics field trip.
To thrive in the uncertain job market of the future, students will need to become proficient with technological tools that are advancing at a lightening pace. And to help them keep up, the Asheville City Schools Foundation is seeking community partners to build off recent successes and overcome a range of challenges. (photo by Jake Frankel)
After nearly a year of debate, Buncombe County commissioners unanimously voted Jan. 14 to spend $40.5 million to build a new Asheville Middle School.
Asheville Middle School’s boisterous student body took to the streets Wednesday afternoon to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.‘s iconic “I Have Dream” speech.
As the deadline to finalize the county budget approaches, Buncombe commissioners huddled with staff June 4 to make decisions on two new Asheville city school buildings.
At their March 5 meeting, Buncombe County commissioners will consider a proposal by the Asheville City Schools system to build new homes for Isaac Dickson Elementary and Asheville Middle schools.
In these videos, Asheville Middle School Teacher Terry Wright gives viewers a sense of some of the problems with the facility and architects display some of their plans for a new building to replace it.
With revenue down and increased demand for services due to the stuttering economy of recent years, newly elected local and state officials face a crisis. That was one of the more daunting messages delivered during a crash course for county commissioners organized by the UNC School of Government Jan. 9-10.
Under the direction of Ruben Orengo, the Asheville Middle School had their spring concert for the strings program Wednesday, May 23rd
The fifth annual reality store at Asheville Middle School – sort of a life-sized Game of Life – opened some pre-teen eyes to the complexities of adult life.
(photo: Jesse Pitt, 6th grade counselor at AMS with graph on income and average salaries in the U.S.)
(photo by Bill Rhodes)
A special day of activities at Asheville Middle School celebrates the start of the year of the dragon.
(Photos by Bill Rhodes)
Join Moira Bradford’s eighth-grade class from Asheville Middle School this evening at Malaprop’s, as they provide readings from their own stories on character transformation. Details within.