Technology In Education!
The Foundation has provide funds for laptops in many classrooms! Here are a few of the 5th graders doing research on The Lost Colony at Roanoke and Jamestown that you may want to use. They LOVE looking things up on their computers, and it is excellent practice for them in finding main ideas and supporting details - one of the standards they are expected to master at both 5th and 6th grade levels. [View More Technology in Education Examples]
Blue Ridge School Music Department
After a 12 year absence, music has returned to Blue Ridge School! The hiring of Sarah Hall as the School's Music Instructor last year is already having major benefits and local students are finding an outlet for their skills. [Read More in our In the News Section.]
The Cashiers Songwriters’ Round, a unique gathering of Nashville’s core musical talent - is our Foundation's largest fund raising event.
It’s an irresistible evening that features great entertainment, and some insight as to how these songs came to life from the songwriters’ perspective. [More Info]
Learn more about the Blue Ridge School Education Foundation, how to volunteer, and even about Estate Planning and options you have to help us!
You can designate any one of many programs to support! Music, Science, General Scholarship - just let us know!
Recent News, Donations, and Grants
View the Foundations Donations and Grants this school season - over $145,000 to the School and Early College [Learn More]
Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley President Bill Mobley and Blue Ridge Education Foundation President Carl Hyde (above) each present a $3,380 check from their respective groups Friday to Blue Ridge School Principal Teri Walawender.
Important Fact about the Blue Ridge School Campus
The Blue Ridge School campus is the only campus in North Carolina housing pre-school, kindergarten, elementary, junior high, high school and the 13th year (BREC) of education! This creates a unique environment where younger children can see [in the older students] where the advantages of hard work results in the rewards of improved learning experiences and scholarships.
Blue Ridge Educational Foundation
The Blue Ridge School Education Foundation provides supplemental resources for the Blue Ridge School, located just a few miles north of Cashiers. We invite you to explore this web site and learn more about the difference the Foundation is making and facts about Blue Ridge School you may not know about! Read our complete Mission Statement - [Click Here]
Rivers Rutherford Returns for the Songwriters Round - September 15, 2018 [Learn More!]
Save this date! The 2017 Songwriters was a record breaker in attendance and proceeds!