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. […]
Hendersonville, October 10, 2014: The students at Hendersonville Elementary joined the Hendersonville Tree Board in a community effort planting trees along Bearcat Loop (from U.S. 64 West). The trees will enhance the entryway to Hendersonville Elementary School and Hendersonville Middle School along the east side and the lower northwest side. Each class at Hendersonville Elementary […]
5th Grade students at Atkinson Elementary submitted artwork for the Careers in Agriculture 4-H Poster Contest. The contest was sponsored by the Henderson County Cooperative Extension and the Apple Country Antique Engine and Tractor Association. The posters were on display at the Farm City Day held at Jackson Park on October 4, 2014. Miller Sparks, “Christmas […]
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 […]
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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 […]
James Ford, the 2014 North Carolina Burroughs Wellcome Fund Teacher of the Year, stopped by the Administrative Offices of the Henderson County Public Schools, on his way to meet with Social Studies teachers and Student Government leaders at Hendersonville High School. He then traveled to the Historic Johnson Farm to serve as the keynote speaker […]
West Henderson High trombone player William Hinchliffe has been accepted into the U. S. Army All-American Marching Band. He is one of 125 top marching band members from across the United States who will play at the Alamo Bowl on January 3, 2015. William will receive an all-expenses paid trip to San Antonio, Texas for […]
Joy Owens is the new Director of the Historic Johnson Farm. She was hired after a search and interview process, and began work at the beginning of the 2014-15 School Year. (She succeeds Ingrid McNair, who retired August 31, as Farm Director.) Ms. Owens is a product of the Henderson County Public Schools. She attended […]
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 […]