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

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 21, 2018) – 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 March 26-30. The campaign – and the students leading the substance abuse awareness events in their schools – were formally […]

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Henderson County Public Schools Superintendent Completes N.C. Next Generation Superintendent Development Program

Hendersonville, N.C. (March 16, 2018) – Bo Caldwell, Superintendent of Henderson County Public Schools, was among 40 superintendents from across the state to graduate from the North Carolina Next Generation Superintendent Development Program Cohort V. The program is designed to support the growth, expansion and enhancement of superintendents using the North Carolina Superintendents Standards, through […]

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Kindergarten Readiness Rally Set for Tuesday, April 10

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 9, 2018) – Kindergarten registration for children turning 5 on or before Aug. 31 is coming up in April, and Henderson County Public Schools is hosting the annual Kindergarten Readiness Rally on April 10, to get parents and students on track for the start of the new school year. Co-sponsored by Western […]

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Hendersonville Fire Dept. Donating Fire Engine to Career Academy

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 28, 2018) – Henderson County Career Academy’s Fire Academy will be receiving a working fire engine on Thursday, March 1 at 9 a.m., thanks to the generosity of the Hendersonville Fire Department. A push-in ceremony involving current and graduated Fire Academy students and members of local sponsor departments will take place shortly […]

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HCPS Launching School Bus Tracking App for Parents in March

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 19, 2018) – Henderson County Public Schools is excited to announce the adoption of Here Comes the Bus®, an innovative mobile device app and website that allows parents to view real-time locations of their children’s school bus. The school district’s official launch date of Here Comes the Bus is March 1. Free […]

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Local Schools to Celebrate School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 7, 2018) – Bus drivers and riders for Henderson County Public Schools will be showered with love from their school communities Feb. 12-16 during N.C. School Bus Driver Appreciation Week. Students are preparing “thank you” Valentine’s Day cards and posting signs in their schools for their drivers, while school staff members and […]

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Bruce Drysdale Receives $8,500 Grant for Tech, Needs Match

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 2, 2018) – Bruce Drysdale Elementary is searching for donations to match an $8,500 Missions Grant from Hendersonville First United Methodist Church, to fund Google Chromebooks for its upper grades. Principal BJ Laughter said the school had already purchased two carts of Chrome books for the 3rd grade, and the $8,500 grant […]

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Henderson Oil Company Awards $7,500 in Grants to Henderson County Public Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2018) – Henderson Oil Company awarded a total of $7,500 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to 15 Henderson County Public Schools on Monday, Jan. 29, 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 […]

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HCPS Students Earn 46 WNC Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2018) – Twenty-six students throughout Henderson County’s four traditional high schools earned a total of 2 Gold Keys, 8 Silver Keys, and 36 honorable mentions in the 2018 WNC Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, an annual juried competition open to students in grades 7-12. Student artwork earning Regional Gold and […]