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Boat Race Rescue STEAM Challenge Update

Our boat race rescue will take place on Thursday, Oct. 19th during the school day.  The grade level winners will race during the family picnic at 6 p.m. You do not need to send your boats to school until Oct. 18th at the earliest.  2nd – 5th grade participants:  We will be using 5 1/2″ […]

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Sign Up for Chess Club

  Chess Club will be starting on October 9th. For more information on times, dates, and cost, or to get your application please click on HES CHESS CLUB.  Mrs. Jones also has information and applications in the front office.

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Make Plans for the Book Fair!

The Fall Book Fair will begin on Friday, September 8th and continue through Wednesday, September 13th. It will be open on Friday (9/8) from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and on Monday (9/11) through Wednesday (9/13) from 7:30 – 3:30 For more information or to volunteer, click on Book Fair!

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HES Recognized as STEM School of Distinction

HES was featured on WLOS’ Never Stop Learning for being a STEM School of Distinction.  HES is the ONLY elementary school in Western North Carolina to be recognized by the NC State Department of Education as a STEM School of Distintction.  Go Cubcats! Click HERE to see our segment!

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Mrs. Coren featured on WLOS Never Stop Learning

5th grade teacher, Sherry Coren was featured on a WLOS Never Stop Learning segment!  She was being honored for her Outstanding Educator Award and showing what an AWESOME science teacher she is. Some of our wonderful 5th graders were also a part of this segment. Click HERE to see the segment.  

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Nothing Slows Her Down

Check out this wonderful article about our sweet Campbell.  Thank you to our Girls on the Run coaches – Mr. and Mrs. Poczontek, Mrs. Icenhower, and Mrs. Skidmore, for your time and dedication to bring out the best in our students! http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20170503/student-with-spina-bifida-inspires-girls-on-run-teammates

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Hands On! goes Full STEAM Ahead

Click here to learn more about Hands On! summer STEAM programs. There are several programs that HES students can take advantage of during our June break!

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Cubcats on TV

Click here to watch Mrs. Wilcox’s class talk about their solar system project on WLOS’ Never Stop Learning.  Great job, 3rd graders!        

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  Not only is she one of the bravest teachers at HES, who also has a LOT of heart (pun intended!), but 5th grade science teacher Sherry Coren has also recently been recognized as the 2017 Outstanding K-8 Educator in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education by the N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center’s Board […]

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Special Guest Reader

First grade had a special guest reader to help celebrate “Read Across America” for Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Sheriff Charles McDonald shared the Dr. Seuss favorite, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish with all the first graders. Even better – he brought stickers for everyone!  Thank you Sheriff McDonald for helping us celebrate Read […]

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HES 4th Graders Receive Honorable Mention at Science Fair

Congratulations to 4th graders, Luke and Dorry for receiving an Honorable Mention for their science fair project, “Can You Train a Worm To Go Through a Maze?”.  The Region 8 Science Fair was held at Western Carolina University in early February. Hendersonville Elementary was represented by six students.  Caroline and Courtney’s project, “Distracted Driving”, did not […]

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Hendersonville Lions Club Helps Fund MakerSpace at HES

Lions Club Grant Helps Fund HES “Makerspace”