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HCPS Adds Make-Up Days for January School Days Lost

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 5, 2019) – In response to canceled school days due to ice on January 23 and the threat of inclement weather on January 29, Henderson County Public Schools has designated February 15 and 18 as full student days on all calendars, with a few other minor changes to the Flex calendar. Prior […]

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Henderson Oil Co. Awards $8,500 in Grants to HCPS

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2019) – Henderson Oil Company awarded a total of $8,500 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to 17 Henderson County Public Schools on Tuesday, supplying elementary, middle and high school principals with extra funds for necessary materials and programming. Atkinson Elementary, Bruce Drysdale Elementary, Clear Creek Elementary, Dana Elementary, Edneyville Elementary, Glenn […]

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“Made in Henderson County Manufacturing Apprenticeship” Launching This Spring

  HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 18, 2019) – Through the ongoing “Made in Henderson County” partnership, Henderson County Public Schools, Blue Ridge Community College, the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development, and local industry partners will be launching a new “Made in Henderson County Manufacturing Apprenticeship” this spring for graduating seniors. An official Apprenticeship NC program through […]

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HCPS to Offer Youth Mental Health & Trauma Training to Community Partners

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 17, 2019) – Through a state “Community Partners Safety Grant” secured by Henderson County Public Schools and the Western Region Education Service Alliance, certified HCPS student services staff will be providing training to child- and family-focused organizations to support young children and their families in Henderson County. Beginning this Saturday and extending […]

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Henderson County Early College Accepting Applications for 2019-20

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 15, 2019) – Henderson County Early College high school is currently accepting enrollment applications for the 2019-20 school year, and will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and families Thursday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Innovative High Schools on the Blue Ridge Community College campus. Henderson County 8th-, […]

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HCPS Honors 12 New National Board Certified Teachers

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2019) – The most nationally respected professional certification available in K-12 education, National Board Certification is an optional intensive certification process with extremely high standards for teachers. This winter, Henderson County Public Schools are celebrating 12 educators who have earned the credential from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and […]

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Drop-In Reception to Honor Retiring School Board Members

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 2, 2019) – A drop-in retirement reception honoring recently retired Henderson County Board of Public Education members Lisa Edwards and Colby Coren will be held at The Cedars on Friday, Jan. 11, from 3:30-5 p.m. Lisa Edwards joined the Henderson County Board of Education in December 2006, and attended her last meeting […]

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HCPS Adds Make-Up Days for Snow; Holiday & Spring Breaks Intact for Now

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2018) – In response to canceled school days due to inclement weather the week of Dec. 10-14, 2018, Henderson County Public Schools will be adding a week of make-up days at the end of the school year on both Traditional and Henderson County Early College calendars, with a few other minor […]

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HCPS High Schoolers to Tour Tech at Asheville Business Incubators

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2018) – Next week, the local “Community of Code” project supported by state grants will take 80 Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) high school students to Focal Point Coworking and The Collider – Asheville-based businesses supporting solutions-driven entrepreneurs. The Nov. 28 field trip is part of a collaborative effort among HCPS, Blue […]