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Organizations Provide Christmas Assistance in Schools

Posted December 17, 2014 in News

Thanks to the assistance of two local nonprofits and the generosity of the community, needy students in Henderson County Public Schools have received both the Christmas gifts they’d wished for and the counseling they may need during what can often be a trying season for families. The schools’ Director of Title I & Homeless Education […]

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Elementary Students Show Community How #DanaLeads

Posted December 16, 2014 in News

Elementary school students sporting purple ties, tiny suit jackets and dresses welcomed the community through Dana Elementary’s doors Tuesday, shaking each person’s hand inviting them to take part in Dana’s Leadership Summit. Through a series of student-led workshops, Dana students showed parents, community members, teachers and their peers how leadership is incorporated into everyday learning […]

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CTE Students Tour Pardee Hospital

Posted December 15, 2014 in News

A large group of high school students spent Friday in the ER at Pardee Hospital – but not because any of them were injured. Students enrolled in Career & Technical Education courses at North Henderson, East Henderson, West Henderson and Hendersonville high schools were treated to a hospital tour and lectures by Pardee medical professionals […]

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HCPS Parent Survey Closes Friday

Posted December 3, 2014 in News

Three days left! In an effort to receive as much helpful feedback from parents as possible, the survey had been extended an extra week. Now, the survey closes Friday, December 19. Please don’t miss this opportunity to give us feedback on the product we provide – the education of our children. We value your input, […]

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Balfour teacher nominated for LifeChanger of the Year award

Posted December 12, 2014 in News

Congratulations to Kristen Kicklighter, English and history teacher at Balfour Education Center, for being nominated for National Life Group’s 2014-2015 national LifeChanger of the Year award! LifeChanger of the Year is an annual program created in 2012 by the financial service company to recognize and celebrate K-12 educators and school system employees who impact students’ […]

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Elementary students “Shop With A Cop”

Posted December 9, 2014 in News

Accompanied by their own personal bodyguards for a day, 65 elementary school students started their holiday shopping Dec. 9 during the first annual “Shop With A Cop” event at the Wal-Mart Supercenter in Hendersonville. Organized by Lt. Michael Vesely of the Hendersonville Police Department, the shopping spree paired five students from each of Henderson County […]

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Newly Elected School Board Members Sworn In

Posted December 1, 2014 in News

Colby Coren, Lisa Edwards and Amy Lynn Holt were joined by their families Monday morning in the office of the Clerk of Henderson County Superior Court, as they were sworn in as members of the Henderson County Board of Public Education. Edwards is serving her third term on the school board, and Holt is beginning […]

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American Education Week Is November 16-22, 2014

Posted November 19, 2014 in News

In observance of American Education Week, the Henderson County Retired School Personnel took refreshments to educators of the Henderson County Public Schools to thank them for the work they do for the children.   HCRSP members Sam Reese and Barbara Blaine provided snacks for the Central Administrative Offices.   Thank you Henderson County Retired School […]

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Important Message to Parents

Posted November 17, 2014 in News

Parents, please be sure to have a plan in place for your child in the event the start of school is delayed, if students are dismissed early or if there has to be a cancelation of school due to inclement weather. The decision regarding school cancellation or delay is typically made before 5:30 a.m., with […]

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Farewell to Long Time School Board Member Melissa Maurer

Posted November 11, 2014 in News

School Board Member Melissa Maurer ended her 16 year tenure on Monday, November 10th. Mrs. Maurer was elected to the Henderson County Board of Public Education in 1998 and has served four terms.  For 12 of the 16 years on the School Board, she has been the Co-Chairperson. She has served the children of the Henderson […]

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