The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will consider issuing bonds to finance $60 million in projects during its meeting on Feb. 20.
During their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 6, Buncombe County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on adding four new school construction projects to a 2015 financing contract.
While it makes logical sense that students who’ve spent years attending Asheville City Schools would know better than anyone what is and isn’t working to promote their educational success, asking those students for input is nonetheless a radical proposition. That’s not stopping the system and the Asheville City Schools Foundation from carrying out The Listening Project to allow educators to learn from students’ experiences and insights.
WNC Dance Academy’s benefit showcase for MANNA FoodBank takes place Jan. 20 at the Asheville High School auditorium.
Estimates place the number of haunted house attractions in the United States in the thousands. Xpress caught up with some of the local haunts to get a behind the scenes look at the industry.
Food and gardening classes can help children learn life skills, nourish creativity and connect to the natural world. But funding for these programs can be hard to come by.
As students go back to school, construction projects will continue on some campuses of both the city and county school systems. At historic Asheville High School, a $25 million renovation project is expected to continue through May 2020.
In 1969, Roger Ball was a senior at Asheville High School. He was also the school’s photographer. Before the walkout occured, Ball was asked by Principal Clark Pennell to capture the day’s events on his camera.
On Monday, September 29, 1969 at 9:15 a.m., around 200 African-American students walked out of Asheville High School.
State data show that the gap in academic achievement between white and black students in the Asheville City Schools is the largest in North Carolina. The district is launching a new initiative to address the persistent problem — but only time will tell whether this effort will succeed where so many have failed to show results.
Rhubarb chef John Fleer and Asheville-based author Ronni Lundy are up for awards this year, as is homegrown talent Camille Cogswell.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners approved more than $44 million in funding for Asheville City and Buncombe County Schools. The board also approved a rebate for Waste Pro, the property tax schedule and more…
Asheville High senior, Emma Grace Moon, participated in a two-week summer course hosted by The School of New York Times. A photo taken during her stint will be featured in the New York Times later this fall.
Members of the Asheville High-SILSA Speech and Debate Team find competition and community while learning research, writing and presentation skills that help them in the classroom and the real world.
There were no fights or altercations involving injuries at Asheville High School on the week that ended Aug. 28, according to school officials who have disputed allegations of school violence made in an email said to be from a group calling itself Asheville Students Against Violence. “Officials at Asheville High School are unaware of any […]
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)
If you were driving by the high school today and saw all the emergency vehicles, don’t worry. It was a class on what happens at the scene of a fatal accident. (photos by Bill Rhodes)
I am a parent of a junior at Asheville High School. I recently attended an Eco Club meeting there to express my concerns over disposable plastic foam trays being used for mealtimes, and to discuss possibilities for their replacement with more sustainable, reusable resin or plastic trays such as those used in many schools and […]