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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 […]

Route 1: King Creek (10:30-10:55a) Dodd Meadows (11:05-11:30a) Shorty Collins (11:40a-12:05p) Leisure Lane (12:15-12:35p) Route 2: Sugarloaf Apts (10:30-10:55a) Conner Creek (11:10-11:35a) Ida Rogers (11:50a-12:15) Bearwallow Valley Trailer Park (12:30-12:55p)

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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Meet School Bus Driver Esther Quinones

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. Anywhere Esther Quinones goes will be left tidier than she found it – and Bus # 257 is no exception. In addition to driving […]

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Meet School Bus Driver Tim Fendley

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.  Coach Tim Fendley started his teaching career planning on driving a school bus wherever he taught, thanks to some job hunting advice his […]

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Meet School Bus Driver Jennifer Nava

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.  At any given moment, Jennifer Nava is singing “Good morning! Bruce Drysdale Elementary, this is Jennifer,” into the phone tucked under her chin, […]

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Meet School Bus Driver Patricia Bentley

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 it comes to serving students, Patricia Bentley is all in. Drive them to school? Check. Prepare their nutritious food? Check. Serve those […]

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