On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, all Buncombe County Schools will be operating on a two-hour delay for students due to the potential for precipitation to develop by daybreak. Also, no buses on icy roads.

Spanish: Todas las escuelas del condado de buncombe estarán operando con un retraso de 2 horas para los estudiantes debido a la posibilidad para la precipitación hoy al amanecer. No habrá servicio de bus por las calles congeladas.

Russian: Все школы округа Банкомб будут работать с двухчасовой задержкой для студентов 21 марта. Пожалуйста, обратите внимание на любые обновления.

Ukrainian: Всі школи Buncombe County працюватимуть на дві години пізніше 21 березня. Будь-ласка, зверніть увагу на будь-які обновлення.

Romanian/Moldovan: Toate Școlile Județului Buncombe vor începe cu o întârziere de două ore pentru elevi pe 21 martie. Vă rugăm să fiți atenți la orice actualizare.

Porter, Katie (CTE - Business)
Welcome to Microsoft IT Academy
Katie Porter

Hello!  My name is Katie Porter and I teach the Microsoft IT Academy here at Owen High School.  While this is my third year at Owen, it is my eighth year in the teaching profession.
My experience comes from central Georgia where I taught Business/Marketing for five years.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing-Georgia Southern University (2005)

  • Georgia Professional Standards Commission Teaching Certification (2010)

  • Master of Science in Teacher Leadership-Walden University (2014) 

  • Post Master's Degree: Executive Leadership-Western Carolina University (2017)

I am so thankful to be a part of the Owen family and can assure students who are entrusted into my care will receive beneficial knowledge and skills to assist them in any post-secondary venture! 
1st Semester Schedule:
1st period:  Word/PowerPoint
2nd period: Word/PowerPoint 
3rd period:  Planning
4th period:   Excel/Access
2nd Semester Schedule:
1st period:  Word/PowerPoint
2nd period: Excel/Access
3rd period:  Planning
4th period:  Excel/Access
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