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Polls are Open in District-Wide Mock Election for Students

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) – The polls are open in Henderson County Public Schools’ elementary, middle and high schools, as students participate in a district-wide mock election organized and sponsored by Students Voting for Democracy. Students Voting for Democracy is a local coalition comprised of HCPS, the nonpartisan League of Women Voters Henderson County, […]

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Local Administrators Chosen for Remote Learning Professional Cohort

Henderson County Public Schools is honored to announce that Principal Tammy Deaver and Assistant Principal Amber Brown at Fletcher Elementary are among the 206 school leaders statewide to be selected for the inaugural cohort of the Distinguished Leadership in a Remote Learning Environment (DLR) program. Created by the North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals’ Association (NCPAPA) […]

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Plan B Expansion: 3rd Grade Update

Following Tuesday’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, 3rd-graders will begin attending class on campus in-person every school day, starting on Thursday, October 29. Students in kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades have been attending classes face-to-face five days a week since Sept. 21, under the district’s Plan B model. This expansion of […]

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Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine Clinics Scheduled at Schools for Students, Staff & Families

Hendersonville, NC (October 7, 2020) ¾ In partnership with Henderson County Public Schools, the Henderson County Department of Public Health will be providing drive-through flu vaccine clinics at local high schools on Oct. 13, 14, 15, and 19. The flu vaccine will be offered to children, staff and parents in Henderson County Public Schools and […]

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Mark Page Named 2020-21 HCPS Principal of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2020) – Mark Page, principal at Atkinson Elementary, was named the 2020-21 Principal of the Year for Henderson County Public Schools this afternoon, with district administrators surprising him with the honor during what Page thought was a run-of-the-mill snake hunt. Amanda Childers, Small Schools Administrator for Atkinson, Etowah and Hendersonville elementaries […]

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Plan B FAQs for Families

We know families have questions, and we’re working to efficiently answer questions about the learning environment, safety protocols, and logistics of the Plan B hybrid learning model. To keep parents and guardians informed, Henderson County Public Schools has developed the “Plan B Frequently Asked Questions” document for families. View the document in English and Spanish. […]

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“Return to Learn” Plan B Details

Following Tuesday’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, Henderson County Public Schools will transition to the “Return to Learn” Plan B model – a blend of in-person and remote learning – with a staggered entry for different grade levels, beginning on September 21. “We know that any face-to-face instruction creates connected learning […]

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Dr. John Bryant Named New HCPS Superintendent

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 8, 2020) – Dr. John M. Bryant will succeed Bo Caldwell as Henderson County Public Schools’ sixth superintendent, effective December 1, the Henderson County Board of Public Education announced Tuesday during the regular monthly school board meeting. Bryant is the Associate Superintendent for Administrative Services, and like his predecessor, has a rich […]

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“Career Conversations” Program to Start in Middle & High Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (August 26, 2020) – In September, Henderson County Public Schools is launching the “Career Conversations” program, expanding the district’s career development curriculum in middle and high schools. An optional program for these students, “Career Conversations” is designed to introduce them to the endless variety of career opportunities in the world, encourage their exploration […]

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