BHS Staff Plan Emergency Feeding, March 2020
Cafeteria Staff Play Critical Role Fighting Hunger
Our schools’ “big play” moment arrived recently when Governor Roy Cooper ordered North Carolina public schools to close, in order to help slow the spread of coronavirus infection across our state. What began as a two-week closure was later extended through May 15. In this story, we celebrate the efforts of School Nutrition Services in Transylvania County Schools to refocus their enterprise and rewrite their playbook over a hectic three days, to meet an unprecedented need for the community’s children.
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Employee Rights—Coronavirus Response Act
Employee Rights—Coronavirus Response Act
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or ACT) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020, through December 31, 2020.
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Transylvania County Schools Cancels Out-of-State Travel, March 2020
Transylvania County Schools Cancels Out-Of-State Travel
Out of concern for all our students, staff, families, and community, Transylvania County Schools has decided to cancel all out-of-state student trips effective Wednesday, March 11, 2020. This difficult decision errs on the side of caution, due to the most recent events and the governor's announcement of a state of emergency for the state of North Carolina.
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Missy Ellenberger Named CTE and High School Curriculum Director
Missy Ellenberger Named CTE and High School Curriculum Director
Superintendent Dr. Jeff McDaris has named Missy Ellenberger as Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and High School Curriculum for Transylvania County Schools, effective July 1, 2020. Ellenberger most recently served as Curriculum Director for kindergarten through twelfth grade for the past year. For over 25 years, she has served Transylvania County Schools as teacher, coach, career development coordinator, assistant principal, and central office administrator.
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