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Dana Welcomes Kim Morgan as New Principal

Posted July 30, 2015 in News

Kim Morgan has managed to snag a few purple blouses and a sparkly purple iPhone case during her first three days at Dana Elementary, but the new principal says she has some serious shopping to do in order to show off her Wildcat pride. “I’ve got to figure out how to get more purple in […]

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Atkinson Welcomes Mark Page as New Principal

Posted July 2, 2015 in News

He’s only been an Atkinson Cougar for two days, and already new principal Mark Page is making inroads with teachers and parents. The former assistant principal at Rugby Middle said he’s spent the last 48 hours reaching out to teachers and introducing himself over the phone until he can meet them face-to-face at the beginning […]

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Fourth-Graders Finish EOG’s with Pirate Party

Posted June 9, 2015 in News

Fourth-graders at Mills River Elementary are running around with eye patches and toy parrots on their shoulders. One walks the plank into a kiddie pool of inflatable alligators. Others shoot each other with water streams while their friends dig for “bones” in a sandpit. It’s the annual end-of-year Pirate Party for the fourth grade classes, […]

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Annah Lord 2015 Papa John’s Teacher of the Year

Posted June 4, 2015 in News

A big Wildcat “ROAR!” was let loose in Annah Lord’s 5th grade class at Dana Elementary on Thursday afternoon, celebrating the efforts of the student who scored the class a pizza party. Jacob Collins, who’d written the winning essay for the 2015 Papa John’s Teacher of the Year contest, was more concerned that his teacher […]

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School’s End Celebrated with “Final Frolic” at HES

Posted June 3, 2015 in News

Excited squeals followed by sudsy splashes rose from the hill behind Hendersonville Elementary on Tuesday as students, parents and teachers slid down a waterslide kept slick with hoses and baby shampoo. Sponsored annually by the school’s PTO, the “Final Frolic” at the end of each school year is, “A celebration for our kids for working […]

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Etowah Honors “Lunch Ladies” on School Lunch Hero Day

Posted May 3, 2015 in News

A colorful sea of construction paper waved throughout Etowah Elementary’s cafeteria Friday morning, as students lifted into the air the thank-you cards and pictures they’d made for the school’s cafeteria staff. Celebrating School Lunch Hero Day, classrooms presented large works of art to “lunch ladies” Melinda Byrd, Denise Hastings, April Drake and Sommer Brown to […]

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Elementary Students, Hendersonville Celebrate Arbor Day

Posted May 1, 2015 in News

“Plant a tree for tomorrow, The world needs many, this we know. Plant a tree for tomorrow, Like children they need tender love to grow.” Second grade students from Hendersonville Elementary sang songs about planting and hugging trees, and spoke about the history of Arbor Day on Monday morning during an Arbor Day celebration on […]

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Candice Greedy 2015 Papa John’s Teacher of the Year

Posted April 29, 2015 in News

Linda Roger’s second grade class erupted into cheers and fist pumps Wednesday afternoon when Larry Harmon, Papa John’s public relations representative for North Carolina, entered the Hendersonville Elementary classroom with a stack of piping hot pizza boxes. Several students rushed to give Karis Marshall hugs of thanks, after learning their surprise pizza party was due […]

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Kids Experiment at Duke Energy Science Night

Posted April 28, 2015 in News

Students and families at Hendersonville Elementary played with science Monday night, building circuits, crafting and testing parachutes, and creating 3D models out of marshmallows and toothpicks. The Duke Energy Science Night was an official event of the 2015 North Carolina Science Festival, featuring hands-on activities focusing on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) designed to […]

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Author David Sargent Jr. and His Dogs Visit Clear Creek

Posted April 27, 2015 in News

Author David Sargent Jr. had a message for Clear Creek Elementary students on Monday: write about what inspires you, and keep searching for that inspiration. The author visit was another reward for was a reward for the students’ participation in a school-wide reading project in which Clear Creek’s students and teachers turn in paper links […]

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