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Henderson County Public Schools Announces Snow Day Make-Up Hours

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 23, 2018) – In response to canceled school days due to inclement weather this winter, Henderson County Public Schools will be adding a make-up day to the Henderson County Early College calendar only. With respect to our district school calendars, Henderson County Public Schools adheres to the state mandated requirement of at […]

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Students Take a Stand Against Substance Abuse Through “We Are Hope” Week

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 21, 2018) – In partnership with HopeRx, students in Henderson County Public Schools’ four middle and six high schools are taking a public stand against substance abuse during the week-long “We Are Hope” campaign March 26-30. The campaign – and the students leading the substance abuse awareness events in their schools – were formally […]

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Science Festival Teaches STEAM, Perseverance

While Hendersonville Elementary students learned about the forces of motion and geometry Friday, high schoolers got a refresher on childlike perseverance. At the elementary school’s Duke Energy Science Festival on Friday, 15 high school students from Henderson County Early College facilitated a dozen Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) stations for the younger students. […]

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Henderson County Public Schools Superintendent Completes N.C. Next Generation Superintendent Development Program

Hendersonville, N.C. (March 16, 2018) – Bo Caldwell, Superintendent of Henderson County Public Schools, was among 40 superintendents from across the state to graduate from the North Carolina Next Generation Superintendent Development Program Cohort V. The program is designed to support the growth, expansion and enhancement of superintendents using the North Carolina Superintendents Standards, through […]

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Local Students Win Soil and Water Conservation District Contest

The North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts sponsors an annual contest for students to have an opportunity to become aware of and share their concerns for soil and water conservation through poster art. The Henderson County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted the 2017-2018 contest for 5th grade students using the state […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Rally Set for Tuesday, April 10

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 9, 2018) – Kindergarten registration for children turning 5 on or before Aug. 31 is coming up in April, and Henderson County Public Schools is hosting the annual Kindergarten Readiness Rally on April 10, to get parents and students on track for the start of the new school year. Co-sponsored by Western […]

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Career Readiness Workshop Prepares Students with Soft Skills

Students contemplating joining the workforce upon graduation spent Monday refreshing resumes, practicing interviews, and learning job application tips during the first ever Made In Henderson County Career Readiness Workshop. In the Macintosh Room at Blue Ridge Community College, juniors and senior critiqued and edited their resumes and filled out sample job applications. In the “Soft […]

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Hendersonville Fire Dept. Donating Fire Engine to Career Academy

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 28, 2018) – Henderson County Career Academy’s Fire Academy will be receiving a working fire engine on Thursday, March 1 at 9 a.m., thanks to the generosity of the Hendersonville Fire Department. A push-in ceremony involving current and graduated Fire Academy students and members of local sponsor departments will take place shortly […]

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Fletcher Teachers Learn from Puppet Master

Last week, teachers took over Fletcher Elementary’s art room, drawing mice and monsters on craft paper, and cutting out paper characters for puppet shows. Internationally renowned puppeteer Hobey Ford flitted from table to table, making sure the teachers weren’t making the classic mistake of drawing their characters too small. Ford, a Kennedy Center Partner in […]

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