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HCPS Educator Appointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (June 23, 2020) – Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) has appointed Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) Julie L. Hart to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. “I am pleased to […]

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Final 2019-20 Update: Summer Meals Begin Monday

As we come to the end of this school year, we want to thank our families for their adaptability and understanding throughout the school closure, cancellations, the transition to remote learning, and every other impact the pandemic has had on normal district operations. We hope that these regular Friday Updates since March have been beneficial […]

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Fran Nelson Named HCPS 2020 Teacher of the Year

Fran Nelson, an English teacher at North Henderson High School, was named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year on Friday, during a surprise ceremony outside her home that was broadcast live on the district’s Facebook page. This year’s annual recognition of the district’s Teacher of the Year was celebrated in a socially […]

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Meals & Childcare to Continue over Spring Break

Dear HCPS Family, We encourage students, parents and teachers who have been hard at work with Learn from Home to take next week, April 13-17, away from your assignments and enjoy Spring Break. We are grateful for your dedication to your studies these past weeks! Learn from Home We will pick back up with remote […]

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Community Health Advisory Update (March 20)

Dear HCPS Family, Today marks the official first day and launch of Learn from Home! Thank you to every member of our community and HCPS staff for their around the clock efforts to construct and implement this learning model.  Our teachers are excited to connect virtually with their students, and we are appreciative of our […]

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Student Meal Options Expand During Closure

Families in need of reliable meals for their children during the current school closure now have more options available – both from the HCPS Child Nutrition Department and restaurants in the area offering free meals to students. Beginning Thursday, March 19, the Meals On the Bus is expanding to TWO routes and EIGHT stops, and […]

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Students@Work Brings Careers into Classrooms

As part of the state-wide Students@Work initiative, business and industry guest speakers visited our middle school Career & Technical Education (CTE) classes Thursday to talk with students about careers and skills needed in today’s workforce. Christine Mukosiej, Family and Consumer Science Teacher in the Culinary Arts Academy at Henderson County Career Academy, brought students Hannah and Skyler […]

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Students Explore School’s History with “Ninth Avenue School Day”

Hendersonville Middle students celebrated “Ninth Avenue School Day” for the second year in a row on Valentine’s Day – just a few days before the official “Ninth Avenue School Day” on Feb. 18, as proclaimed in 2006. From 1951-1965, the Ninth Avenue School was a segregated school for African-American students, before area schools were integrated in 1965. Coinciding with Black History Month, students […]

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Meet School Bus Driver Glenda Collins

The week of Feb. 10-14 is North Carolina’s School Bus Driver Appreciation Week (or “Love the Bus” Week), and each day one of our dedicated drivers will be introduced to the HCPS family. When Glenda Collins was on the Edneyville High School bus back in 1977, she wasn’t riding – she was navigating. During her junior […]

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