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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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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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North Raises $22,000+ to Fight Cancer

The North Henderson Knights wrapped up their cancer awareness initiative and fundraiser last Friday with the Knights VS Cancer rally. The event included several North Henderson clubs and sports teams sponsored booths and fundraisers to donate money for cancer research. Other attractions included a performance by the school dance team, a release of memorial lanterns […]

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East’s Allman Named 2017 Teacher of the Year

Carly Allman, a science teacher at East Henderson High School, has been named Henderson County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for 2017. Like all 23 nominees from each elementary, middle and high school, Allman was nominated by her peers for the designation of her school’s Teacher of the Year. Following extensive interviews with a […]

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Dana Leads NC Elementaries in Raising Money for LLS

Over three weeks in March, Dana Elementary Wildcats raised money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) through the Pasta For Pennies campaign. When the Dana K-Kids Club first decided to take on this project, their goal was to raise $500.  They were overwhelmed with the response from Dana families, who raised a grand total […]

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New CNA at West checks student's pulse

West’s New CNAs Host Health Fair

Not all fairs are full of dizzying rides and oversized junk food. Some, like West Henderson High School’s health fair, seek to make people healthier by educating students and faculty about basic healthcare techniques. West Henderson has a large crop of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s) who earned their certifications through their classes this year, so […]

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North students who've received arts scholarships for college

North Celebrates Fine Arts Majors at College Signing

Draft day is over, and signings have begun. This past Tuesday, nine North Henderson High School seniors committed to colleges where they’ll be showing off their talents for the next few years. These students weren’t athletes, though – they were artists. A huge assembly of North Henderson’s students, staff and parents came together in the […]

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