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Ashe County EOP Celebration
CTE Student of the Month

Junior, Cole H. has been selected by Mr. David Koontz as the CTE Student of the Month for November 2017.  Cole is currently taking Drafting I and Woodworking I this semester.  Cole did an outstanding job on his first woodworking project and is becoming very proficient with the CAD program AutoCAD in Drafting.  Cole has been a member of the baseball team for three years and is also a member of the National Technical Honors Society.  He plans to attend a 4-year university once he graduates from high school.  Thank you Rick Woodie and Parker Tie and DeWalt for this wonderful opportunity for our students at Ashe County High School.  
Health Science Student of the Month

Ashe Memorial Hospital is proud to be a sponsor of the 2017-2018 Health Science Student of the Month Program, states Laura Lambeth, CEO of Ashe Memorial Hospital. “We are pleased to honor Karissa M. as the Health Science Student of the Month for October and wish her well in her pursuit of a nursing degree. We hope to recruit her to Ashe Memorial Hospital when she obtains her degree.”
Karissa is currently enrolled in the Advanced Health Studies program at Ashe County High School. She received the Health Science Student of the month by excelling in academics and having a strong motivation for learning. She plans to attend Caldwell Community College to obtain an Associate Degree in Nursing. After Nursing School. Karissa hopes to work in Ashe County and pursue a Bachelor Degree in Nursing. After graduation, she would like to work in the field of Geriatrics.
Join Schools Across Our Nation to Celebrate American Education Week!

Public schools are the cornerstone of our communities. We welcome students of all backgrounds, abilities and incomes, and each of us plays a role in ensuring our schools are open to all. This month, during American Education Week, it’s time for us to show our public school pride to the world.
Help us demonstrate that our public schools are here for each and every student — help us show that no matter the circumstance, everyone is welcome and all deserve the support, tools, and time to learn. To join us, just snap a picture that represents your pride in public schools and post it to your social channels using #PublicSchoolsForAll.

Together, we’ll show what makes our public schools some of the best in the world: all of us, each of us.
18th Annual Mountains to Sea Workshop

Jennifer Hart, Beth Hodges, Jacki Miller, Stacey Jenkins, and Laken Lyall attended the 18th Annual Mountains to Sea Workshop on November 3, 2017 in Asheboro, NC.
CTE Student of the Month for October

Junior, Arianna D. has been selected by Mr. Walter Pugh as CTE Student of the month for October 2017. Arianna is currently in Carpentry 2 Honors where she is maintaining a 100% average. Arianna is an excellent student that works hard.  She plans to pursue the business side of construction. Arianna has taken numerous courses in CTE. Arianna is willing to help other students that are struggling in the classroom/shop and has an ability to take responsibility for her work, Arianna is very deserving of this award.  Thank you Rick Woodie and Parker Tie and DeWalt for this wonderful opportunity for our students at Ashe County High School.  ​
Music and Art Data Day Collaboration

October - National Principals Month Across the Country

National Principals Month is officially recognized throughout the country with national and state resolutions supporting the events, as well as acknowledgements from U.S. senators and representatives and other government officials.  Ashe County Schools strongly encourages communities within our school district to celebrate this time with us and honor your school leaders during the month of October. 

What is a principal?  Webster’s Dictionary defines a principal as the most important person holding a position in an organization, institution, or group.  At school, that person is in charge.    We know that principals are not the only “spark” for creating lasting foundations for learning, but they matter to each and every student that walks into their school building.  The key to student success is a great school, and the key to a great school is a great principal.  National Principals month is an opportunity to say “thank you” to principals everywhere and to share with the community all the great things those principals do. 
Ashe County Principals
Who are Ashe County Schools Administrators

Ashe County High School
Jason Krider, Principal; Amanda Hipp, Gordon Prince, Marc Payne
Ashe County Middle School
Dustin Farmer, Principal; Elaine Cox
Blue Ridge Elementary
Callie Grubb, Principal; Jerry Baker
Mountain View Elementary
David Blackburn, Principal; Lindsey Williams
Westwood Elementary
Jennifer Robinson, Principal; Earl Pennington

Ashe County Principals
Students at Westwood Last Week Receiving Free Books From the Literacy Express

Literacy Express Bus
Elementary Fall Festival

Literacy Express Bus

Blue Ridge Elementary - Fun at the Fall Festival
County Office Staff Working With Principals

Principals Working with County Office Staff
Ashe County School Exceptional Children's Teacher of Excellence 2017 - Holly McClure

School Jobs in NC - Powered by PeopleAdmin

School Jobs

NEW POSITIONS ADDED OCTOBER 27, 2017.  Click here for more information.
Press Release - Volunteers and Partnerships Needed

Volunteers and Partnerships Needed for Communities In Schools’ Expansion to Ashe County

Communities In Schools (CIS) of Northwest North Carolina is working to build partnerships and has applied for several grants to serve students attending schools in Ashe County.  Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors or lunch buddies, and local businesses and community agencies are being asked to consider becoming a partner in various capacities.  Click here to read more.
Ashe County Schools - Schedules

Ashe County NC Pre-K Committee 2017/18 Meeting Schedule

The County NC Pre-K Committee
2017/18 Meeting Schedule
  • September 21, 2017
  • December 14, 2017
  • March 15, 2018
  • May 17, 2018
The Committee is a public body subject to the Open Meeting Law that mandates each official meeting of a public body shall be open to the public and any person is entitled to attend such a meeting (G.S. Chapter 143, Article 33C) and Public Records Law that mandates public records and public information are the property of the people (G.S. Chapter 132) and must operate in accordance with their obligations under those statutes.
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