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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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Justin Heatherly Named New Head Football Coach at East Henderson High

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 19, 2017) – The administration of East Henderson High School has named Justin Heatherly the new Head Football Coach for the Eagles, effective immediately. Heatherly is joining the Eagles with 11 years of coaching experience in Henderson County Public Schools, where he’s served as a teacher, coach, and middle school athletic director. […]

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Zach Wilkins Named New Head Football Coach at North Henderson High

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 12, 2017) – The administration of North Henderson High School has named Zach Wilkins the new head football coach for the Knights, effective immediately. Wilkins has served North for the past year as a Physical Education teacher, weightlifting coach, assistant football coach, and assistant women’s basketball coach. A native of Western North […]

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District to Launch “Meals On the Bus” Mobile Feeding Site This Summer

Program Funded by Community Foundation of Henderson County Grant HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2016) – Henderson County Public Schools’ Child Nutrition Department will add a “Meals On the Bus” mobile feeding site to its summer feeding program in Summer 2017, thanks to a $10,000 grant awarded by the Community Foundation of Henderson County. The grant […]

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Elementary Students to Participate in 3rd Annual “Shop With A Hero” Monday

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 1, 2016) – Five students from each of Henderson County Public Schools’ 13 elementary schools will be paired with a local or regional first responder Monday, and given $100 to spend at the Wal-Mart store in Hendersonville during the city’s third “Shop With A Hero” event. The event and its response from […]

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North Henderson’s Football Coach Resigns

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 28, 2016) – Justin Clark resigned as head football coach at North Henderson High School this morning after one season, citing the desire to spend more time with his family. The staff and administration thanked Clark for his work with the students and athletes at North Henderson during his time as head […]

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Henderson Oil Company Awards $8,000 in Grants to Henderson County Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 9, 2016) – Henderson Oil Company awarded a total of $8,000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to 16 Henderson County Public Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, supplying elementary, middle and high school principals with extra funds for literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching materials and programming. Atkinson Elementary, […]

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East Henderson’s Football Coach Resigns

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 9, 2016) – East Henderson High’s head football coach, John McMillan announced his resignation today, after having led the Eagle football program for the past three years. Administrators at East Henderson High thanked Coach McMillan for his the countless hours and dedication he put into the school’s football program. “I am very […]

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Three Area High Schools Recognized by State for High Graduation Rates

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2016) – Henderson County Early College, West Henderson High School, and Hendersonville High School were three of 70 North Carolina schools recognized for their exceptionally high 2015-16 cohort graduation rates by State Superintendent June Atkinson on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at a special ceremony in Durham. Early College was one of 62 […]

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