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 […]