Avery Schools Update 2/20

 All District Band Concert
On Sunday, February 23rd, Charlie Brown, McKinley Calloway, and I will be participating in the All District Honors Band Concerts at Schaefer Center, (which used to be called Farthing Auditorium) on the ASU campus.  Concert starts at2:00 pm and admission is free.   This concert features the best musicians in the North Carolina Northwest district.
Avery/Ashe/Watauga County School Bus Roadeo
On April 16, 2014 at Crossnore First Baptist Church. The address is as follows:
220 E. Crossnore Dr.
Crossnore, NC  28616
9:00 AM
Interested bus drivers contact Linda King 733.6006
Rescheduled--District-Wide Spelling Bee
On February 21st, 9 a.m.
Where:  WECR Radio Station, Newland
January is National Learn to Ski Month
Sponsored by Beech Mountain Resort--ACS elementary students, grades 3rd - 5th, are invited to participate in the annual Learn to Ski Poster Contest.  First, second and third place prizes will be offered.  All entries must be on original, two-dimensional drawings, paintings or renderings no smaller than 8.5 by 11 ins. and no larger than 11 by 17 inches.  No photographs will be accepted.  
DEADLINE Extended:  February 28, 2014 
Winners announced March 1,2014
Calendar Updates
Calendar updates may be accessed at:

Please denote old phone books! 
Phone books may be dropped off at Freedom Trail Elementary/Cranberry Middle, Banner Elk Elementary, and Avery High Schools--or at Central Services.
ACS Logo Contest
Open to students in grades 1st – 12th
Compliments of ACHS Art students, Mickey Banner, and Michelle Dillinger
ACS Annual Report 2012-13
The ACS Annual Report may be accessed on-line at:
February                   Love Your Bus Month! Bus Driver Appreciation Month
2/17                           ACHS Basketball Senior Night
2/18                           CES Chili Cook-off Fundraiser, 6 p.m.
                                    First Baptist Church Crossnore (entry fee $20 per pot)
                                    Contact:  candicebuchanan@averyschools.net or 737.7204
2/18                           Monthly BOE meeting 5 pm County Commissioners
2/21                           District Spelling Bee at WECR, 9 a.m.
2/27                           RES Talent Show, 6 p.m.
2/28                           Logo Design Contest Deadline
3/1                             AMS Sixth Grade Yard Sale!
                                   CES/Carolina BBQ Fundraiser
3/5                             AMS Sixth Grade Health Fair (More information to come)
4/16                           AVERY/ASHE/WATAUGA COUNTY SCHOOL BUS ROADEO
4/26                           ACHS Prom Night
5/1                             Employee of the Year Banquet
2014-15 Kinder Registration Dates
April 1st         Newland Elementary
April 3rd        Banner Elk Elementary
April 8th        Crossnore Elementary                                              
April 10th      Freedom Trail Elementary
April 15th      Riverside Elementary


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