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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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” […]

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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. […]

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Friend, Teacher Save Choking Fletcher Student

Good friends Max H. and James M. don’t usually get to eat lunch together at Fletcher Elementary, since the 4th-graders are on different lunch schedules. But on Monday, Oct. 24, Max was by James’ side for taco salad day – and a critical moment. As the two were eating in the cafeteria, James began to […]

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Flu Shot Clinic Coming to Fletcher

Henderson County Department of Public Health School Nurses will be offering injectable flu vaccines at Fletcher Elementary during the school day.  Flu is very contagious and children can be sick with the flu for a week or more, which may cause them to miss school.  The school nurses encourage you to take advantage of this […]

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Welcome Class of 2029!

The first week of school is always an exciting time but it is especially exciting for our new kindergarten students!  They began the week by reading The Gingerbread Man and making their own gingerbread girls and boys, who ran off through the school.  Teachers lead their new students on a tour of the school as they […]

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Campers Explore Space with Hands On!

Holding a picture of the planet Neptune in one hand, Diana L. picked up the end of a measuring tape in increments of millions of miles and started walking down the hall of Fletcher Elementary on Tuesday. She stopped when her classmate with a picture of Uranus latched onto the measuring tape, and started walking […]

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