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Chad Auten Named 2017-18 HCPS Principal of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2017) – Chad Auten, principal at Mills River Elementary, was named the 2017-18 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools this morning. He was surprised with the news in front of the entire student body in a staged assembly, where he gave credit to his school family. “I’m Principal […]

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District Maintains Academic Proficiency and Student Growth

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2017) – Henderson County Public Schools are celebrating continued excellence in student and school performance, following today’s release of the N.C. Department of Instruction’s 2017 state accountability results – which measure academic proficiency and growth, as well as assign school grades. Henderson County Public Schools is ranked 6th out of 115 […]

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NCDPI Grant to Support Mechatronics Education Program in County

Schools in Partnership with Community College, Partnership for Economic Development HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jul. 12, 2017) – Henderson County Public Schools’ and Blue Ridge Community College’s grant request of a total of $75,000 to enhance the Mechatronics career pathway in Henderson County has been fully funded by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. With support from […]

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New Administrators Named at Three Local Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (July 3, 2017) – Henderson County Public Schools has named three new administrators for the 2017-2018 school year, effective July 1. These include Ashley Newcomer as the new Principal of Sugarloaf Elementary, Tammy Irish as Assistant Principal at Hendersonville High and Bruce Gilliam as Assistant Principal of Flat Rock Middle. Newcomer, succeeding outgoing […]

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Educators & Health Providers Partner to Offer Health Science Career Camp

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 27, 2017) – This week, 24 rising 9th-11th grade students are getting a behind-the-scenes look at health science careers in their community, as well as the higher education programs offered locally that can prepare them for a career in nursing, surgery, pharmacy, and more. Offered to students at no cost, the first […]

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New Principals Named for Flat Rock & Apple Valley Middle Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2017) – Melanie Adams has been named Flat Rock Middle’s new Principal, succeeding former principal Jeff Roper who retired in January, and Bill Reedy, who served as Interim Principal for the remainder of the 2016-17 school year. Peggy Marshall has been selected for the Principal position at Apple Valley Middle left […]

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Carly Allman Named Henderson County Public Schools Teacher of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 26, 2017) — Carly Allman, a science teacher at East Henderson High School, was named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2017 Teacher of the Year on Friday at the Teacher of the Year luncheon sponsored by Park Ridge Health at the Hendersonville Country Club. Like all 23 nominees from each elementary, middle and […]

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Made in Henderson County Job Fair:  Connecting Local Employers with Local Talent

Hendersonville, N.C. (May 4, 2017) – The Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development and Henderson County Public Schools cohosted the first ever Made in Henderson County Job Fair focused on connecting high school seniors with local employment opportunities. 23 Henderson County manufacturers attended the fair to market 79 open positions that students with little work experience […]

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HCPS Technology & Innovation Fair on May 4

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 27, 2017) – Community members are invited to observe and experience some of the latest technology available in Henderson County Public Schools’ classrooms at the Technology & Innovation Fair held Thursday, May 4, with a drop-in from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall. Presented in partnership with the Golden LEAF […]

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