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Meals On the Bus Routes Expand Again April 6

The Meals On the Bus service is expanding once again, with changes taking effect Monday. Several new stops are being added to existing routes 1,3, and 4, which will alter the individual bus stop times on these routes. A 7th route, serving neighborhoods in the Flat Rock area, is also starting Monday. For the full […]

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HCPS Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Dear HCPS Family, On Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Henderson County Department of Public Health (HCDPH) notified the district that a Henderson County Public Schools employee has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Though local public health officials continue to be the authority in identifying positive cases and investigating close contacts, we are communicating this […]

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State Issues Guidance on Grading, Graduation Requirements

Dear HCPS Family, Senior graduation requirements and the grading of remote learning lessons during the current period of school closure have recently been addressed by the State Board of Education (SBE). On Friday, the SBE approved recommendations from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to pass high school seniors if they were passing their […]

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“Stay Home, Stay Safe” & Material Pick-Up

Dear HCPS Family, As many of you already learned from the Henderson County Government today, the county will be carrying out a stay home, stay safe ordinance beginning tomorrow, Saturday, March 28th at 12:00 p.m. to further minimize the spread of the coronavirus. The Supplemental Proclamation of Emergency for Henderson County issued by county commissioners […]

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New Learn from Home Materials & Meals On the Bus Routes

Dear HCPS Family, Please read the entirety of this communication, as it includes important updates on Learn from Home, End Term grades, and new Meals On the Bus routes. As announced Monday by Governor Cooper, schools will remain closed for “in person instruction” until at least May 15, 2020, during which time the HCPS Learn […]

Route 1: King Creek (10:30-10:55a) Dodd Meadows (11:05-11:30a) Shorty Collins (11:40a-12:05p) Leisure Lane (12:15-12:35p) Route 2: Sugarloaf Apts (10:30-10:55a) Conner Creek (11:10-11:35a) Ida Rogers (11:50a-12:15) Bearwallow Valley Trailer Park (12:30-12:55p)

Student Meal Options Expand During Closure

Families in need of reliable meals for their children during the current school closure now have more options available – both from the HCPS Child Nutrition Department and restaurants in the area offering free meals to students. Beginning Thursday, March 19, the Meals On the Bus is expanding to TWO routes and EIGHT stops, and […]

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HCPS to Provide Meals During School Closure

With support from the Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF), Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) will be providing meals to students over the school closure, beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17. Beginning Tuesday, grab-and-go pickup meals will be available at no cost to children ages 2-18 at 13 school sites. On weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 […]

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“Learn from Home” Details for Families

On March 14, Governor Cooper announced an Executive Order closing all K-12 public schools as a precautionary measure against the transmission of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, Henderson County Public Schools will be transitioning to a new model for instructional delivery beginning Wednesday, March 18, when school sites will be open for drop-by access […]

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Community Health Advisory Update (March 15)

Dear HCPS Family, District leadership met today, Sunday, March 15, 2020, to finalize guidance for employees, families, and students regarding details during the schools’ closure. Tomorrow, Monday, March 16, principals will be receiving direction and employee expectations from district leadership. This employee guidance during the school shutdown will be shared with HCPS staff. Families can […]

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