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Henderson Oil Gives ExxonMobil Grants to 11 Schools

Posted January 29, 2015 in News

  By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer Henderson Oil Company awarded a total of $5,500 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to 11 Henderson County Public Schools on Thursday, Jan. 29, supplying elementary, middle and high school principals with extra funds for necessary materials and programming. Clear Creek Elementary, Glenn C. Marlow Elementary, Edneyville Elementary, Hillandale […]

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Rugby Middle Wins Local MATHCOUNTS Competition

Posted January 23, 2015 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer Armed with pencils, calculators and memorized mathematical formulas, 7th- and 8th-grade students from Rugby, Hendersonville, Flat Rock and Apple Valley middle schools crunched numbers Thursday night during Henderson County Public Schools’ annual MATHCOUNTS challenge at Flat Rock Middle. In its twelfth year, the local competition is open to both […]

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HC Early College Named “Innovative School of Excellence”

Posted January 21, 2015 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer North Carolina New Schools has selected Henderson County Early College High as a “School of Innovation and Excellence,” identifying it as a leader in academic excellence and innovative practices aligned with the NC New Schools Design Principles. The public-private partnership works with 140 schools statewide to improve performance and […]

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Vote For Hendersonville Elementary In Follett Challenge

Posted January 19, 2015 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer Hendersonville Elementary needs your votes in the Follett Challenge to win up to $60,000 in educational materials from Follett School Solutions! The school has entered a video, “Planting A Seed,” in the $200,000 national educational contest that recognizes innovation in teaching kindergarten through 12th grade. The video details the […]

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Johnson Farm Offering Bridge Club to Middle Schoolers

Posted January 15, 2015 in News

Beginning Wednesday, January 21, a new after-school bridge program is being offered to middle school students at the Historic Johnson Farm. Considered the ultimate mind sport and game of strategy, the game of bridge helps develop logic, teamwork, sportsmanship and reasoning skills. There is a tremendous upsurge of interest in youth bridge nationally and Western […]

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Middle School Book Clubs Join In Maze-Running Event

Posted January 14, 2015 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer Dozens of Flat Rock Middle and Rugby Middle students gathered in Rugby’s gym Tuesday night were furiously scribbling onto crossword puzzles, hoping to be the first group to crack the code allowing them out of “the Glade” and into the maze beyond. As the kickoff celebration of Flat Rock’s […]

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High School Students In 24 Hour Play Festival Saturday

Posted January 17, 2015 in News

Theater students from four high schools in Hendersonville burned the midnight oil Friday, as they worked with mentors at Flat Rock Playhouse (FRP) Downtown to write, edit, cast and rehearse 10-minute plays – in time for a 7 p.m. performance Saturday. As part of the Playhouse’s third annual 24 Hour Play Festival, students from Hendersonville, […]

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Students To Star in Flat Rock Playhouse Production

Posted January 14, 2015 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer Scurrying around backstage Flat Rock Playhouse on Tuesday night, area students rehearsed lines, applied makeup and made last-minute blocking changes before the full dress rehearsal of “The White Rose.” Starring West Henderson High’s Justin White and Hendersonville Middle’s Louise Cummins in lead roles of Hans and Sophie Scholl, “The […]

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East’s Scott Rhodes Wins Regional Principal of the Year

Posted December 19, 2014 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer East Henderson High’s principal, Scott Rhodes, will have an even merrier Christmas holiday this year, after being named regional Principal of the Year on Friday, Dec. 19. Rhodes, who was named Henderson County Public Schools’ Principal of the Year in October, has been selected among 16 of his […]

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Rugby Middle Students Bring Cheer to Carolina Village

Posted December 18, 2014 in News

By Molly McGowan Gorsuch Public Information Officer During the last full day of school before Christmas break, seventh-graders at Rugby Middle reflected on what they’d learned about societal impact through Charles Dickens’ work, as they cut paper, glued felt and twisted pipe cleaners. The students in Neil Cawfield’s, Carol Levi’s, Katie McCrary’s, Laurie Rigg’s and […]

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