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Isabella’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school success story” […]

graphic of polaroid on desk with handwritten text "Kaufman Family" and "2020 Success Stories"

Kaufman Family’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school […]

graphic of polaroid on desk with handwritten text "Destiny" and "2020 Success Stories"

Destiny’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school […]

graphic of polaroid on desk with handwritten text "Ms. Lyda" and "2020 Success Stories"

Ms. Lyda’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school […]

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“Students Voting for Democracy” Election Results

The results are in! Despite the fact that the district-wide student mock election results don’t match up perfectly with the real 2020 election results, the purpose of the exercise never changed: to teach students about local, state and federal government, how to research and make informed voting decisions, and about civic responsibilities. Grades K-2 cast […]

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Polls are Open in District-Wide Mock Election for Students

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) – The polls are open in Henderson County Public Schools’ elementary, middle and high schools, as students participate in a district-wide mock election organized and sponsored by Students Voting for Democracy. Students Voting for Democracy is a local coalition comprised of HCPS, the nonpartisan League of Women Voters Henderson County, […]

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Local Administrators Chosen for Remote Learning Professional Cohort

Henderson County Public Schools is honored to announce that Principal Tammy Deaver and Assistant Principal Amber Brown at Fletcher Elementary are among the 206 school leaders statewide to be selected for the inaugural cohort of the Distinguished Leadership in a Remote Learning Environment (DLR) program. Created by the North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals’ Association (NCPAPA) […]

Principal Mark Page (L) waves to Atkinson staff and students who joined in virtually on the celebration, thanks to behind-the-scenes work from Amanda Childers, Small Schools Administrator.

Mark Page Named 2020-21 HCPS Principal of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2020) – Mark Page, principal at Atkinson Elementary, was named the 2020-21 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools this afternoon, with district administrators surprising him with the honor during what Page thought was a run-of-the-mill snake hunt. Amanda Childers, Small Schools Administrator for Atkinson, Etowah and Hendersonville elementaries […]

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“Career Conversations” Program to Start in Middle & High Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (August 26, 2020) – In September, Henderson County Public Schools is launching the “Career Conversations” program, expanding the district’s career development curriculum in middle and high schools. An optional program for these students, “Career Conversations” is designed to introduce them to the endless variety of career opportunities in the world, encourage their exploration […]

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