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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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East Henderson High to Host Special Olympics Spring Games on April 14

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 7, 2017) – East Henderson High’s track and football field will transform into an Olympic Arena on Friday, April 14, for Special Olympics Henderson County’s annual Spring Games. More than 300 athletes of all ages from local adult and homeschool groups, RHA Health Services, Storybook Farm, Vocational Solutions, Helping Hand Developmental Center, […]

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Former West Standout April Bryson Named New Women’s Basketball Coach

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 3, 2017) – The administration of West Henderson High School has named April Bryson – a ’93 West grad and 3-sport Varsity standout – the new Head Basketball Coach for the women’s basketball coach, effective immediately. In her first year of teaching at West, Bryson is joining the Falcons with years of […]

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Community Transforms Bus for HCPS Mobile Feeding Site

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 30, 2017) – Slated to roll out this summer, the district’s “Meals On the Bus” mobile feeding site has already inspired community organizations to work together to feed students in need. Throughout the fall and spring, the vision of HCPS Child Nutrition Supervisor Amanda Stansbury, MHS, RD/LDN has been taking shape, thanks […]

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

New Parent University added to address parent questions on substance abuse HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 28, 2017) – 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 April 3-7, which was formally recognized Wednesday, […]

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