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Pridmore Earns Medal of Honor Excellence in Character Education

Col. Walter Joseph Marm Jr. earned the Medal of Honor ­– the nation’s highest and most prestigious personal military decoration – for the courage, integrity, and patriotism he displayed in the Vietnam War. On Tuesday, Marm recognized teacher Megan Pridmore for instilling those same values in her students, on behalf of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation. Marm […]

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History Classroom Transforms into Egyptian Tomb

Kevin Beck spent Monday in his Hendersonville Middle classroom stacking desks, making corridors out of gauze and shrouds, and lugging in a wooden “coffin.” On Tuesday, Beck’s 6th-graders would have to crack an archeological code to uncover the pharaoh at the end of the maze. Each year around Halloween, the social studies teacher turns his […]

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Hendersonville Elementary Recognized in Top 1% of N.C. Title I Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 25, 2019) – Hendersonville Elementary has received recognition as a top-ranking Title I school in North Carolina, as a 2019-20 National ESEA Distinguished School Nominee in the “high performance” category. Hendersonville Elementary was honored for being in the top 1% of Title I schools in the state yesterday at the North Carolina […]

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East Senior Creates “The Hub” for Peers

If you’re a student at East Henderson High and need something to feel confident for your job interview, you can get it from The Hub. Need a hygiene product or school supply? Get it from The Hub. Located in the school’s media center, The Hub is a one-stop-shop for students needing professional wear, a prom […]

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John Shepard Named 2019-20 Principal of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 4, 2019) – Dr. John Shepard, principal at North Henderson High, was named the 2019-20 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools this afternoon, with district administrators surprising him with the honor during a regularly scheduled Homecoming pep rally. Shepard joined Henderson County Public Schools in 2013 as an assistant […]

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Students Take “Made in Henderson County” Tours on Manufacturing Day

An annual collaboration of local schools’ Career & Technical Education programs and workforce development initiatives, the 2019 Made in Henderson County Tours on Friday, Oct. 4 introduced more than 375 middle and high school students to successful manufacturing careers in their own backyard. Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) has partnered with the Henderson County Partnership […]

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Harris Lets Caldwell Sub as Custodian for a Day

This year for National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day, Superintendent Bo Caldwell chose one lucky school custodian to take a paid day off work Oct. 2, while he takes over their shift. With 40 years under her belt as a school custodian, Nancy Harris has seen generations pass through East Henderson High. Following in her family’s […]

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Listos! Prepares Students for College & Careers

Last Friday at Blue Ridge Community College, high school students in Henderson County Public Schools ESL/Migrant Education programs took part in planning their futures with Listos! Organized by HCPS’ Migrant/ESL High School Success Advocate, Areli Perez-Nava, in collaboration with the district’s ESL Family Liaison, Evelyn Alarcon, the college- and career-readiness event featured keynote speaker Gabe […]

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Local Schools Create Culture of Inclusion with Start With Hello Week

During the week of Sept. 23-27 students in Henderson County Public Schools took proactive steps to prevent bullying in their schools by participating in Start With Hello Week. Created by the Sandy Hook Promise organization, the program teaches students to recognize signs of isolation in their peers and how to be more inclusive by reaching […]

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