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North Henderson High AFJROTC Named a “Distinguished Unit with Merit”

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 10, 2018) – Master Sgt. Doug Draper and Major Kevin Den Boer from the North Henderson High School Air Force JROTC staff are very proud to announce that the NHHS Air Force JROTC has unit been recognized as an Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit with Merit. The highest honor that can be […]

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East Henderson High AFJROTC Earns Highest Rating in Unit Evaluation

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 10, 2018) – Following a Unit Evaluation by the U.S. Air Force’s Headquarters Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) in mid-April, East Henderson High’s AFJROTC earned an overall “Exceeds Standards” – the highest rating attainable. According to Col. Paul C. Lips, Air Force JROTC director, the purpose of a Unit Evaluation […]

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Community Invited to 2nd Annual HCPS Technology & Innovation Fair

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 2018) – 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 3, 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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Henderson County Public Schools Announces Snow Day Make-Up Hours

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 23, 2018) – In response to canceled school days due to inclement weather this winter, Henderson County Public Schools will be adding a make-up day to the Henderson County Early College calendar only. With respect to our district school calendars, Henderson County Public Schools adheres to the state mandated requirement of at […]

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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 […]