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Dillin Named 2018 EC “Educator of Excellence”

Cassidy Dillin of Fletcher Elementary has been named district representative for the North Carolina’s Exceptional Children’s Educator of Excellence, and will represent Henderson County Public Schools at the statewide annual conference November in Greensboro. A teacher with HCPS for five years, Dillin teaches an Intensive Intervention classroom at Fletcher, where she has been successful in […]

Another Incredible Fun Run!

Thank you to our Fletcher PTO and the Boosterthon Team headed by Big Time Brooke for another incredible Fun Run!  Our students had a great time running today to raise money for Chromebooks for our students to use.  We are very close to our goal of $12,ooo and hope to reach it tonight!  Thank you to […]

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Boosterthon Fun Run

Boosterthon Fun Run

Hobey Ford shows teachers sample drawings of shadow puppets.

Fletcher Teachers Learn from Puppet Master

Last week, teachers took over Fletcher Elementary’s art room, drawing mice and monsters on craft paper, and cutting out paper characters for puppet shows. Internationally renowned puppeteer Hobey Ford flitted from table to table, making sure the teachers weren’t making the classic mistake of drawing their characters too small. Ford, a Kennedy Center Partner in […]

Career Day 2017!

October is Career Month at Fletcher Elementary and Mrs. Garren, our counselor, works with our students to think about what they want to do when they grow up.  Students do various activities throughout the month to encourage them to think about careers they would like and the education they will need to achieve their dreams. […]

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Welcome Mrs. Brown!

Fletcher Elementary School would like to welcome Mrs. Amber Brown as our new assistant principal.  Most recently Mrs. Brown served as an instructional coach for Henderson County Public Schools and before that she was a classroom teacher at Dana Elementary.  Mrs. Brown recently completed her Master’s in School Administration from Gardner Webb University and she […]

1st Grade Flea Market

On Friday, April 14, first grade Fletcher Elementary school students participated Flea Market that provided hands on learning for their economics they studied. For the past two weeks, students have been learning about the comparison between needs and wants and goods and services; at home, school and in the community.What better way to teach these […]

Girls Leading Our World (GLOW!)

Many of our 5th grade girls participating in GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) led by Liz Barbour, Lynne Fender, and Melissa Golden over the last eight weeks.  What is GLOW you ask?  GLOW is an after school club that focuses on character traits and positive female role models in order to help foster goal setting, […]

JA in a Day

On Friday, March 3, business volunteers from our community led all 21 classes for “JA in a Day”. These volunteers taught our students the five sessions of Junior Achievement curriculum, which are aligned with our NC Social Studies standards. The lessons focused on financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship. The lessons were interactive, games based […]

Meet School Bus Driver Gary Gillespie

Gary Gillespie is a handy man with a plan. Originally in the engineering field, Gillespie, came to Hendersonville six years ago after a power plant he’d worked for shut down. The opportunity to become a bus driver just appeared to him, and he’s been driving for Henderson County Public Schools ever since. “Happened to see […]

Our 1st Graders Give Back to the Community

On Wednesday, December 14, our first grade classes visited Universal Health Care on Airport Road to share Christmas joy. The students sang three songs “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer”, “Deck the Halls”, and “Jingle Bells”. Smiles filled the room as sweet first grade voices began to blend. One resident smiled and commented about, “how sweet” […]

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

Did I see Santa’s sleigh on the rooftop at Fletcher Elementary?  Did I hear joyful voices singing holiday songs?  The answer is–YES!!!  We had our annual Cookies & Cocoa with Santa event last Friday night here at Fletcher Elementary and it was another memorable event for everyone who participates.  The evening included performances by Mrs. […]