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Taste Committee Hard at Work

Taste Committee Hard at Work

On May 2, the Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation (TCSEF), in partnership with First Citizens Bank will host the 2017 Taste of Transylvania. As the main fundraising event for TCSEF, which is a nonprofit that exists to promote, develop, and encourage...
TCSEF Sticker Contest, Winner Announced

TCSEF Sticker Contest, Winner Announced

Congratulations Sophia M. at Brevard Elementary School.  Ms. Frady, BES Art Teacher worked with her classes to create designs that reflect why “Learning is Fun” and 3rd grade student, Sophia’s design was selected as the winner. We worked with the TCArts staff to...
It’s a Battery-Powered Buggy Challenge!

It’s a Battery-Powered Buggy Challenge!

If you’re familiar with the scent of solder, you’ll know what I encountered when I walked into Matt Tuckey’s Brevard High School Physical Science classroom. School hadn’t even started, but students were huddled together in pairs putting the finishing touches on their...
It’s a Robot Invasion!

It’s a Robot Invasion!

Transylvania County Schools is being invaded by robots–robotics, that is.  Across the county, middle schoolers are learning to build, problem-solve, explore, and collaborate as they compete in robotics competitions both formal and informal. You’ve probably read about...
3 Grants = 1 6-Week Unit Reaching 240 Students

3 Grants = 1 6-Week Unit Reaching 240 Students

What happens when you merge three grants–a Transylvania County Schools Educational Foundation(TCSEF) grant, a Haywood Electric Bright Ideas grant, and a building-level grant?  You get an entire project-based unit that focuses on communication, critical thinking,...