New WBES Kindergarten Parents, Just a reminder that for the first two days of school we have a modified schedule for your kindergarten children. On August 28th, only boy kindergarten students will attend school. The next day, Tuesday, August 29th, only girl kindergarten students will attend school. The following days, Wednesday, August 30th, all children will begin kindergarten together. Please give us a call @ 232-4282 if you have any questions.
6 months ago, Brad Johnson
Welcome Back! Please take a look at this linked Welcome Back Letter.
7 months ago, Brad Johnson
Attention, BCS Staff: We hope you are having a wonderful summer. Don't forget to check our Employee Values page regularly for local special discounts just for educators. . . .
7 months ago, BCS Communications
🌞 Our Summer Meals Program is in full swing! All children in our community are welcome to stop by one of the sites pictured below for a healthy meal! . . . . #community #summermeals #summer #summer2023 #bcs
8 months ago, BCS Communications
2023 summer meals
☑️Vote for the Buncombe County Schools Foundation to win one of 12 grants being awarded by The Community Betterment Foundation in honor of the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce's 125th Anniversary! Through July 31, you can support Buncombe County Schools Foundation in its mission to build a strong and dynamic foundation for Buncombe County Schools students and educators. Please vote for the Foundation once a day to win one of twelve $10,000 grants in partnership with the Asheville Chamber of Commerce. There is strength in numbers; together, we are more through this powerful collaboration- “Building Community Through Business.” Vote once a day to support BCS students, educators, and faculty. Follow this link: Learn more:
8 months ago, BCS Communications
Breakfast and lunch will be provided at no cost to all students next school year! We are pleased to inform you that Buncombe County Schools will be implementing a program available to schools participating in the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Programs called the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). We will also implement Universal Meals at Nesbitt Discovery Academy (NDA). What does this mean for you and your child(ren)? Great news! All enrolled students at Buncombe County Schools are eligible to receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at school at no cost to your household each day of the school year. Parents (except those with students at NDA), there are no action steps for you to take at this time to participate in this program. We look forward to serving your students beginning August 28, 2023. NDA parents will receive separate instructions regarding Universal Meals. If you have any questions about this letter, please contact us at Buncombe Schools Nutrition Office, 828 255-5932.
8 months ago, BCS Communications
free meals!
Reminder: Today school will be dismissing at 12:30. We hope you have a great summer!
9 months ago, Brad Johnson
Early Dismissal Today
These students SOAR! They are Safe, Optimistic, Accountable, and Respectful. Each student was selected because they exemplify what it is to be a soaring eagle. Thank you to each of them for setting such a good example for all of us.
10 months ago, Brad Johnson
SOAR Winners
Please consider joining us for our Spring Lunch on March 28th. Your child's teacher will provide more information on the specific time your child eats lunch. Attached is an RSVP form, please complete this if considering so that our staff can be well prepared. Thank you and we hope to see you for lunch.
11 months ago, Brad Johnson
Spring Lunch 3/28
Please consider Joining us March 27th from 5:00-6:00 to learn about EOG testing and how to support your child in both English Language Arts and Math.
12 months ago, Brad Johnson
Title I Parent Info Night
Our PTO Spring fundraiser starts TODAY, 📢🗓️ have you registered online yet? It’s simple and only takes a minute. 👉 Check it out at Check your child’s bookbag for more information and register today to help us raise money to finish the playground projects.😊 We have hundreds of products to choose from, there’s something for everyone!🛍️🙌 Purchases are shipped directly to the buyer so you can sell to anyone, anywhere!🚚📦 We appreciate your support!
12 months ago, West Buncombe Elementary
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Buncombe County Schools is hosting an Educator Career Fair on Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 9 am - 12 pm. Location: 175 Bingham Road - Asheville, NC - Use entrance B. We are hiring Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, and High School Teachers for the 2023-24 school year and we want to meet you! Register at We look forward to seeing you soon!
about 1 year ago, BCS Communications
The students of West Buncombe Elementary School have been given the challenge to Read Across America. Starting this Friday, February 24th and running through Thursday, March 2nd, our students are going to attempt to read 2,000 books in a 7-day blitz! Prizes will be awarded to the students who read the most books in their classroom during the 7-day period. Class parties will also be awarded to the classes of each grade level who read the most books and glory will also be showered upon those who participate in our Read Across America activities during the week of February 24th - March 2nd.
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
Read Across America
Please use the link provided to schedule a kindergarten tour.
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
February and March Kindergarten Parent Tours
Take a look at the West Buncombe February Newsletter!
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
All Buncombe County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay for students tomorrow, January 13.
about 1 year ago, Buncombe County Schools
Congratulations to Ms. Leah Davidson, who was chosen by her peers as the 2022-2023 Buncombe County Schools Elementary Counselor of the Year
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
BCS School Counsleor of the Year
Congratulations to Ms. Irene Oramas Sosa, 3rd grade dual language teacher, who chosen by the staff at West Buncombe to be our 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
Congratulations to Mr. Jose Wilches who was selected by his peers as West Buncombe's 2022-2023 Teacher Assistant of the Year
about 1 year ago, Brad Johnson
TAOY 22-23