Students Attend Summer Health Sciences Career Camp

Health science careers are often noted as having spectacular salary ranges, but it’s easy to forget that the monetary compensation comes with an imposing time investment. Even after attending college and post-graduate programs for several extra years, experts in these fields work day and night, holidays and weekends, trying to keep the community in good […]

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CTE Teachers Tour Local Manufacturing Facilities

Last week, Career & Technical Education teachers partnered up with teachers of traditional subjects to tour six industry sites in Henderson County, to learn how technology is moving local industry forward and to prepare their students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. In its second year, the school system’s Career Academy […]

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Launching Leadership Field Guide

Mills River, Upward Complete “Leader in Me” Training

Students may have checked out of school on June 9, but the staff at Upward and Mills River elementary schools have been studying hard this week. Officially kicking off Henderson County Education Foundation’s effort to expand The Leader in Me leadership development program in Henderson County Public Schools, the elementary schools’ staff and administrators spent […]

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Meals on the Bus ribbon cutting

Meals on the Bus Ready to Roll June 19

After years of careful planning and hard work, Henderson County Public Schools launched their Meals on the Bus program with an official ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 14. To celebrate the first summer of the program, a small gathering of involved county officials came together to admire the bus and enjoy a sample platter of […]

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Papa John's Teacher of the Year winner

Papa John’s Rewards Teachers of the Year

The district’s official Teacher of the Year designations have already been awarded in Henderson County, but one local business is making a call of their own. Papa John’s recently rewarded two Henderson County teachers and the students who nominated them for Papa John’s Teacher of the Year award with free pizza for a year and a party […]

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Rugby 7th Grade Teaches Anatomy at Open House

The completion of End-of-Grade testing doesn’t mean the end of learning. Seventh graders at Rugby Middle School were still studying the human body through the last week of school, and on Tuesday they invited the public to experience human body systems at the “Every Body” exhibition. Principal Scott Moore said it is important for parents […]

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Students and Teachers Face Off in Kickball Game

Fletcher Elementary had some fun in the sun today during the annual student-teacher kickball game. In celebration of the end of EOG tests, third, fourth and fifth graders got the chance to square off with their teachers in a contest that the whole school was invited to watch. “It’s a good way to relax after […]

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WHHS showing Peace & Harmony garden

Students Grow in Bullington Gardens Competition

It’s a beautiful day at Bullington Gardens in Hendersonville. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and Henderson County Public Schools students are showing off the gardens they’ve been developing on site all semester long. The Horticultural Therapy and Bullington Onsite Occupational Student Training (BOOST) Programs at Bullington Gardens bring in high school and […]

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HES students and administrators celebrate STEM School of Distinction

HES Celebrates “STEM School of Distinction” Honor

After a rigorous application process and three years of hard work by students and faculty alike, Hendersonville Elementary has been recognized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a STEM School of Distinction – and is the first elementary school in Western North Carolina to earn the honor. On Thursday, the school’s accomplishment was […]

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