Henderson County Early College

Welcome to HCEC, home of the Roadrunners!

Congratulations to the students and staff at Henderson County Early College. Our school has been named an Honor School of Excellence by the state of North Carolina Department of Instruction based on the performance of our students and staff.

Vision:  Inspiring Success

Mission: Henderson County Early College provides a personalized, goal-oriented, rigorous educational program.  Our unique environment allows us to truly know our students so that we may help them define and reach their college, career and life goals.

School hours: 8:15 a.m.- 2:35 p.m.
Office hours:  7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.


HCEC Newsletter - Welcome Edition

Welcome to the August 2016 edition of the HCEC August Newsletter 2016. This is a great way to see what is coming up at our school. Did you know you could win prom tickets if your “Name the Newsletter” entry is chosen? See this year’s SGA officers. Check out our newsletter sponsors (yes, we have saved room for you!). Please call us at (828) 697-4561 to purchase a sponsorship advertisement. Thank you for your readership!

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NC Department of Transportation Aviation Art Contest

The North Carolina Department of Transportation will be holding an Aviation Art contest titled “Beyond the Clouds”.

The top three entries in each age group will be forwarded to Washington, DC to be judged in the national competition.  The artwork of the national winners will be sent to Switzerland to compete in the international competition.

Entries must be postmarked by Friday, January 20, 2017.

Please see Aviation Contest for the complete details.

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December 15, 2016 Early Dismissal Bus Information

HCEC will have an early dismissal day on Thursday, December 15, 2016, the rest of the county will have a full day of school, this presents an issue for bus riders and will be handled the following way:

Shuttle buses will run on time at the regular dismissal at 2:30/2:35 pm. Students will be dismissed at 12:00 noon to either drive themselves or be picked up. If a student cannot arrange for transportation home at that time they should attend Study Group in Room 102 and will be dismissed at 2:30/2:35 pm to ride the shuttle & neighborhood buses as usual.

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Home Base Maintenance

The next Home Base maintenance weekend is scheduled for Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11. PowerSchool will shut down Friday, at 5 p.m.  Once maintenance is completed, a message will be sent to notify users that the system is up and available for use.  PowerSchool will be returned to service no later than 6 a.m., Monday morning.


Recognition from the Senator of North Carolina

HCEC recently received a letter of recognition from Senator Thom Tillis.