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West’s New CNA’s Host Health Fair

Not all fairs are full of dizzying rides and oversized junk food. Some, like West Henderson High School’s health fair, seek to make people healthier by educating students and faculty about basic healthcare techniques. West Henderson has a large crop of Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s) who earned their certifications through their classes this year, so […]

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North Celebrates Fine Arts Majors at College Signing

Draft day is over, and signings have begun. This past Tuesday, nine North Henderson High School seniors committed to colleges where they’ll be showing off their talents for the next few years. These students weren’t athletes, though – they were artists.   A huge assembly of North Henderson’s students, staff and parents came together in […]

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Therapy Dog Teaches Reading at Hillandale

“It’s not everyday you meet a dog who wants to read with you,” said Joseph Justice, a fifth grader with an unconventional reading companion. For him and the other fifth graders at Hillandale Elementary School, such visits happen once a week. Shiloh is a 10-year-old therapy dog who goes to Hillandale every Tuesday with her […]

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West Wraps Up 2nd Year of Student Credit Union

For anyone young enough to be in high school and old enough to consider saving for college, West Henderson High School has developed a new option for safe money management. The “Falcon’s First” Student Credit Union, organized by Mountain Credit Union and CTE Teacher Jennifer Browning, offers full service banking at West Henderson for students […]

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North Henderson Prepares Musical Showcase to Fight Cancer

The North Henderson High School theater department is putting on a musical showcase called “Knights on Broadway” next week to raise money for the Vs Cancer Foundation. North Henderson has been raising money for cancer research for years, but this year’s program is of special importance. Sydney Bailey, the theater teacher at North Henderson, was […]

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Ketzalli Xociyaoziuatl Teaches Aztec Culture, Life Lessons at East Henderson

Ketzalli Xochiyaoziuatl, an expert on the Aztec calendar and its cultural significance, recently visited East Henderson High School to share his knowledge. According to his assistant, Holly Irene Cardoza, Xochiyaoziuatl aims to show people all around the world the spiritual benefits of his culture. “We travel internationally to present ancient codices and reintroduce people to […]

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Edneyville Buzzbots Win Big in Robotics Competition

If you think robotics competitions are only for the budding engineers in high school, think again. This month, Edneyville Elementary sent three robotics teams to the MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) Carolina Regional ROV Challenge and took all three top spots. Representing the Edneyville Buzzbots were two elementary teams and a team of Edneyville alums […]

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Flat Rock Fashion Club Wins Harris Teeter TIE Grant

Strut your stuff, Flat Rock Middle School. Since Flat Rock does not offer design classes, Media Coordinator Natalie Ezell felt that students needed a way to express their creativity in an academic setting, so she started a fashion club in the school’s media center. Utilizing a variety of crafts, including recycling tee shirts into purses, […]

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Mills River Visits Pisgah National Forest

In the mountains of Western North Carolina, we live side by side with nature. With so many thick forests teeming with wildlife, we can get a good view of native flora and fauna every day. Last week, first graders at Mills River Elementary got an even closer look. Led by their teacher, Jennifer Hermance, and a […]

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