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Balfour Fire Academy Students and FDNY Rescue 4

Posted September 30, 2014 in News

  Students at Balfour Education Center had the opportunity of seeing Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Rescue 4 truck. Rescue 4 and Rescue 5 are the only two trucks that survived 9/11.  Through the efforts of Spencer McMinn, a graduate of the Balfour Education Center Fire Academy, the Etowah Fire Department made arrangements for […]

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Hendersonville Tree Board Will Plant 50 Trees on Bearcat Loop Parkway

Posted September 26, 2014 in News

Starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 10, over 50 trees will be planted along Bearcat Loop Parkway by the City of Hendersonville for a project coordinated by Hendersonville Tree Board.  From U.S. 64 W. the trees will enhance the entryway to Hendersonville Elementary School and Hendersonville Middle School along the east side and the […]

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Student Leadership Academy

Posted September 25, 2014 in News

Students from the Balfour Education Center, Early College High School East Henderson High, Hendersonville High, North Henderson High, and West Henderson High were among 100 students from 20 local high schools in a five-county area in Western North Carolina selected to attend the annual Student Leadership Academy.  The event, organized by the Asheville-Buncombe-Madison Career Pathways […]

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Their Very Own Copy of The Dictionary

Posted September 19, 2014 in News

Third graders in the Henderson County Public Schools received a surprise on September 19, 2014.  Members of the Hendersonville Rotary Club visited the thirteen elementary schools, putting a dictionary in the hands of approximately 1060 students.  For the 13th consecutive year, the Rotarians have sponsored this dictionary project that is called the “Sky Polega Gift […]

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2014-15 High School Student Government Leaders

Posted September 12, 2014 in News

Great first meeting with the Superintendent and our 2014-15 High School Student Government Leaders! East Henderson High; Grayson Romer, Student Body President & Hailee McCraw, Senior Class President. Hendersonville High; John Moore, Student Body President & Sydney Gilliam, Senior Class President. North Henderson High; Ellie Caldwell, Student Body President & John Bivens, Senior Class President. […]

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Two HCPS Students Are Semifinalists in the National Merit® Scholarship Program

Posted September 12, 2014 in News

East Henderson High senior Mitchell Dennison and West Henderson High senior Maliha Khan are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.  They will submit a scholarship application detailing their academic records, honors and awards received, leadership skills, participation in school and community activities, and employment to become a finalist and be considered for the prestigious […]

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Honoring The Fallen of September 11, 2001

Posted September 11, 2014 in News

  The Henderson County Public Schools joins the Henderson County Emergency Services in remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001.   The Henderson County Honor Guard conducted a brief ceremony on September 11, 2014.  The theme of the ceremony was Reverence, Remembrance, Reflection: • Reverence to show respect for the sacrifice […]

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2013-14 Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rate 16th Highest In State

Posted September 8, 2014 in News

Henderson County Public Schools 2013-14 four-year cohort graduation rate was 89.5 percent, an increase of 1.5 percentage points from last year’s rate. Henderson County Public Schools exceeds the state’s four year cohort graduation rate by 5.7 percentage points. The five-year cohort rate for the Henderson County Public Schools was 90.1 percent, an increase of 2.3 percentage […]

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Project BIG Start

Posted September 5, 2014 in News

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Henderson County is pleased to announce Project BIG Start, a collaboration with Henderson County Public Schools to provide mentors for struggling 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders.  Mentors will meet one-on-one with their assigned student for one hour per week during the school day to engage in simple, sharing activities, […]

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Glenn C. Marlow Elementary Hosts Folt Science Night

Posted April 11, 2014 in News

  Glenn C. Marlow Elementary hosted a Folt Science Night on April 10 for all Marlow families and students. The event was part of the 2014 North Carolina Science Festival and featured hands-on activities focusing on science, engineering, and technology. Activities were designed to engage children and their families in science exploration. Each grade level […]

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Bus Driver Training Class Scheduled for October 6, 7, and 8, 2014

Posted September 30, 2014 in News

  The Transportation Department of the Henderson County Public Schools has scheduled a bus driver training class on October 6, 7, and 8, 2014 at the Johnson Farm.  Prospective drivers should arrive at 8:15 am, and bring their driver’s license and Social Security card on the first day of the class.  Class will end at […]

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East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, and Valley Hill Historic Markers Dedication

Posted September 30, 2014 in News

A Historic Markers Dedication for the East Flat Rock, Tuxedo, and Valley Hill Schools was held on September 27 at Flat Rock Middle School. Jeff Roper, Principal of Flat Rock Middle, welcomed guests.  Rick Wood, Chairman of the Henderson County Education History Initiative and School Board member, spoke about the purpose of the markers.  The […]

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Learning About Community

Posted September 16, 2014 in News

  Second graders from Dana Elementary are learning about their community.  Among the places they visited were the Hendersonville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Henderson County Public Schools central administrative offices.  They spent time asking questions and learning about what certain jobs entail.  At the school administrative offices the students spoke with Dr. Kathy […]

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