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As a part of National Volunteer Week*, Governor Roy Cooper visited Enka Middle School to check out Homework Diners.Check out this video from the Governor's Facebook shoutout: WLOS News 13 also came to see out action. Click here to see the slideshow from the Asheville Citizen TimesENKA...
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County was one, in a group of organizations, that helped facilitate Students @Work Week, a program for Asheville and Buncombe County middle school students. “The goal is for North Carolina businesses to help middle school students connect the...
Tonight is the first Homework Diner of Spring 2017 at Enka Middle School! Homework Diners are weekly family engagement events that allow students and families to receive homework support from paid teachers and volunteer tutors and a free meal for the whole family. They currently take place at...
Enka Middle School Resource Coordinator Kyle Garrett was featured in the Community Schools Coordinators Network Newsletter.A network of the Coalition for Community Schools, this group is a forum for Community School Coordinators to share ideas and experiences, ask questions and get answers and have...
"This is the first time I have felt real hope for my child at school. I was able to meet with his teachers and it wasn't some huge deal. We just spoke and I feel like I was actually heard. THIS diner is a good thing." - parent attending the first Homework Diner at Enka MiddleEnka...
With YOUR help, we can put brand new books in the hands of local middle school youth this holiday season. In partnership with the local Barnes & Noble and local author, Robert Beatty, of the Serafina books, we are hoping to give the gift of reading to hundreds of students in our community.It...
The Asheville Buncombe Middle Grades Network brings together Asheville City Schools, Buncombe County Schools and community partners around a shared vision of creating success ready 9th graders and improving graduation rates, using a collective impact approach.This week, United Way of Asheville and...
Homework Diners will be up and running at Enka Middle beginning November 15th.These weekly family engagement events allow students and families to receive homework support and a healthy meal (for free).We plan to be serving 75 people each time and hope that it catches on quick and grows! In order...
Featured on WLOS.com WLOS — BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- A band playing music with a message visited one Buncombe County School recently.Owen Middle Schoolers "rocked out" to a financial literacy rock concert.The four-person rock band Gooding is based out of Los Angeles. They...
Last week, the band GOODING, a Nashville-based indie rock band, performed a series of financial literacy rock concerts for Asheville schools through a partnership with nonprofit Funding the Future.Using the power of a live rock performance to deliver inspirational lessons of finance and...

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