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Clear Creek Elementary Nominated for National Blue Ribbon Schools Program

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 1, 2017) – The State of North Carolina has nominated Clear Creek Elementary to join the ranks of the National Blue Ribbon Schools – a U.S. Department of Education program that annually recognizes outstanding schools. According to a letter sent to Principal Marcie Wilson, the National Blue Ribbon Schools are public and non-public […]

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Schools to Celebrate Dr. Seuss with “Read Across America Day”

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 27, 2017) – Elementary students throughout Henderson County Public Schools will be trying out green eggs and ham, dressing up as iconic Dr. Seuss characters, and reading with parents on Wednesday, as their schools celebrate National Education Association’s “Read Across America Day” on March 2. Several special events are scheduled for Dr. […]

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Superintendent Extends #ShadowAStudent, Adds HCPS Instagram

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 15, 2017) – One of 1,520 school leaders in 48 countries to participate in the Shadow A Student Challenge this year, Henderson County Public Schools’ Superintendent Bo Caldwell announced today that he intends to extend the school immersion experience beyond the two-week period in February and expand it to include other Central […]

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Matthew Haney Named New Principal at Etowah Elementary

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 14, 2017) – Matthew Haney has been selected to succeed retiring Michael Thorpe as Principal at Etowah Elementary, effective March 1. Currently an Assistant Principal at Flat Rock Middle, Haney has taught, coached, and held administrative roles in public schools throughout Western North Carolina since 1999, when he began his career in […]

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Dr. Jan King Named New Asst. Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 14, 2017) – During its regular board meeting Monday night, the Henderson County Board of Public Education named Dr. Jan King the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction, effective March 1, following the retirement of Dr. Kathy Revis. “Dr. Kathy Revis leaves big shoes to fill and I am grateful for […]

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Local Schools to Celebrate School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 10, 2017) – Bus drivers and riders for Henderson County Public Schools will be showered with love from their school communities Feb. 13-17 during N.C. School Bus Driver Appreciation Week. Students are preparing “thank you” Valentine’s Day cards and drawing artwork for their drivers, while school staff members plan on treating drivers […]

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Local Schools to Celebrate School Bus Driver Appreciation Week

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 10, 2017) – Bus drivers and riders for Henderson County Public Schools will be showered with love from their school communities Feb. 13-17 during N.C. School Bus Driver Appreciation Week. Students are preparing “thank you” Valentine’s Day cards and drawing artwork for their drivers, while school staff members plan on treating drivers […]

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NC Beautiful Awards $3,500 for 3 School Environmental Education Projects

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 8, 2017) – On Monday, Feb. 13, Glenn C. Marlow Elementary, Hendersonville Elementary, and Apple Valley Middle schools are receiving a total of $3,533 in NC Beautiful “Windows of Opportunity Grants,” funded locally by the Duke Energy Foundation. With a mission of “Empowering Environmental Education,” NC Beautiful provides WOO grants of up […]

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Schools to Make Up Instructional Hours with Full Day Feb. 10

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2017) – Inclement weather caused Henderson County Public Schools to miss two student days on January 9 and 10. Students made up lost instructional hours by attending school this past Tuesday, Jan. 17, which was originally scheduled as an Optional Teacher Workday. To make up additional lost instructional time, students will […]

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