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School Board Chair Statement

November 25, 2020 I was shocked and saddened to hear about the events that unfolded yesterday morning at Hendersonville Middle School. While we have protocols and response plans in place for any crisis or tragic act of violence on a school campus, we certainly hoped we would never have to put them into action. I […]

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Hendersonville Middle Incident

Joint statement from the Henderson County Public Schools and Hendersonville Police Department regarding this morning’s incident at Hendersonville Middle School: 12:05 p.m. – 11/24/20 The twelve-year-old student who sustained a gunshot wound in the leg is reported to be in stable condition at Mission Hospital. As is always the case whenever school communities experience traumatic events, […]

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Asst. Superintendent Dr. Jan King Announces Retirement Date of March 1

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 23, 2020) – Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services Dr. Jan King has announced her intention to retire on ­­­­­March 1 after dedicating nearly three decades to Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS). King is making her retirement announcement early to give the Henderson County Board of Public Education and incoming superintendent Dr. John […]

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Retiring Superintendent Honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine, SRO Challenge Coin

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2020) – Retiring Superintendent Bo Caldwell was honored for his 36 years of service to Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) with the North Carolina governor’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine, and a challenge coin presented by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) school resource officers division. Caldwell was nominated by […]

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New Attendance Protocols in Place for Fall Athletics, Live Streams Available

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2020) – To comply with venue attendance restrictions at fall athletic games this school year, Henderson County Public Schools’ middle and high schools will issue a limited number of tickets to “home team” fans per contest, and provide options for at-home fans to tune into live games. Beginning with the first […]

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HCPS Announces Administrative Changes Effective Winter 2020

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2020) – Following approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education on Monday evening, Henderson County Public Schools announces the following administrative changes for the 2020-21 school year: Under Dr. John Bryant’s superintendency effective Dec. 1, 2020, W. Scott Rhodes will be promoted from his role as Chief Human Resources […]

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“Students Voting for Democracy” Election Results

The results are in! Despite the fact that the district-wide student mock election results don’t match up perfectly with the real 2020 election results, the purpose of the exercise never changed: to teach students about local, state and federal government, how to research and make informed voting decisions, and about civic responsibilities. Grades K-2 cast […]

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Polls are Open in District-Wide Mock Election for Students

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) – The polls are open in Henderson County Public Schools’ elementary, middle and high schools, as students participate in a district-wide mock election organized and sponsored by Students Voting for Democracy. Students Voting for Democracy is a local coalition comprised of HCPS, the nonpartisan League of Women Voters Henderson County, […]

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Local Administrators Chosen for Remote Learning Professional Cohort

Henderson County Public Schools is honored to announce that Principal Tammy Deaver and Assistant Principal Amber Brown at Fletcher Elementary are among the 206 school leaders statewide to be selected for the inaugural cohort of the Distinguished Leadership in a Remote Learning Environment (DLR) program. Created by the North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals’ Association (NCPAPA) […]

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