Henderson County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, November 26th, 27th & 28th for Thanksgiving.
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 […]
Start the holiday season by joining us for Christmas Open House at Historic Johnson Farm on Saturday, December 4th from 10 am to 4 pm. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be attending, so bring your camera. There will be self-guided tours, tractor rides (weather permitting), live music, and free cookies & cider. Grapevine wreath snowmen […]
Scott Rhodes, Principal of East Henderson High School, is the 2015 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for the Henderson County Public Schools. He was selected by his peers because of his excellent leadership and commitment to the students. Mr. Rhodes will serve as the 2015 HCPS Principal of the Year from January 2015 until […]
Graham Fields, President of the Henderson County Education Foundation, presented $1000 checks to the principals of each of the 23 HCPS schools as part of the Schools Sponsorship Program. Each school has a business partner as a sponsor. The business partners provided the checks. The presentations were made during a Principal meeting held at the […]
Since mid-August, 2014, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has been increasingly identified across the country in association with respiratory illness. Severe illnesses have been reported, particularly among children with asthma. EV-D68 can spread from person to person when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or touches contaminated surfaces.
The Henderson County Public Schools posted an average SAT score of 1507, which was the 12th highest score among the 115 public school districts in the state of North Carolina. North Carolina’s 2014 seniors posted an average SAT college admission score of 1483, up four points overall from the Class of 2013’s average score, according […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Award Winning Championship FIRST Robotics Team 1225 from Henderson County Public high schools hosted a STEM event at BRCC on October 29. FIRST Lego League (FLL) Robotics teams competed in several practice rounds and presented their solution to this year’s project “World Class Challenge”. HCPS’s Team 1225 will host an FLL qualifying tournament at […]
Clear Creek Elementary and Etowah Elementary have been named Title I Reward Schools for the 2014-15 school year. The schools were selected based on assessment data from the 2012-13 and 2013-14 school year. Both schools were high-performing schools. A high-performing school is a school among the top ten percent of Title I schools in the State […]
Rebekah Pace, a first grade teacher at Hillandale Elementary, was awarded a North Carolina Bright Ideas grant through North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives, which funds education grants to North Carolina teachers across the state. Her grant is worth over $1,000, and will provide a mobile cooking cart to be used and integrated into classroom curriculum school-wide. […]