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HES Competes in Winter STEAM Olympics

There’s no running allowed in the hallways at Hendersonville Elementary, but on Wednesday, “skating” on stocking feet was encouraged. Tara Anderson’s 2nd grade students took turns peeling off their shoes and “speed skating” in their socks halfway down the hall, while Instructional Assistant Alyce Wellman timed them and their classmates recorded their results. The math […]

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Inclement Weather Makeup Days

The following calendar changes have been made for the makeup of instructional hours lost due to recent inclement weather: Friday, February 16 will now be a full student day for All School Calendars; it had originally been scheduled as an Early Dismissal Day. Friday, March 16 will now be a full student day for Traditional and Early […]

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Health Department Offering Tdap Vaccination Clinic Dec. 21, 28

Because of the pertussis (whooping cough) outbreak, the Henderson County Department of Public Health will offer a Tdap Vaccination Clinic on Thursday, December 21 and Thursday, December 28, starting at 11:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 p.m. The clinic will focus on offering the Tdap vaccine to the following people: *   Children age 11 and older *   Pregnant women in […]

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East Elves Grant Wishes of Hillandale 1st-Graders

First-graders in Trini Fares’ class at Hillandale Elementary gasped Friday morning, as a band of Santa’s merry elves entered their classroom with gifts and hot cocoa. They’d had no idea their letters to Santa had already been received, and that their wishes would be granted by a group of local elves. Earlier in December, Fares’ […]

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East Collaborates with Hendersonville Ballet

East Henderson High’s Eagles Performing Arts Company and Hendersonville Ballet students are no strangers to the stage, but Tuesday night was the first time both groups shared the spotlight, during a dress rehearsal for a special Christmas collaboration. Tuesday, Dec. 12 was the first dress rehearsal for “A Home for Christmas,” a collaborative performance about […]

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Pertussis Info from Department of Public Health

Following the recent outbreak of pertussis in Henderson County, our schools are following the guidelines and recommendations from the NC Department of Health Communicable Disease Center, in coordination with the Henderson County Department of Public Health,  to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff. These recommendations include sending schoolwide notifications to parents […]

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Upward Hosts Thanksgiving Lunch ‘n Learn

On the Thursday before Thanksgiving break, Upward Elementary students and staff counted 400 reasons to be thankful. Four hundred parents, grandparents, siblings and other family members joined their Upward Eagles for a Thanksgiving meal and the school’s first “Lunch ‘n Learn.” A popular parent engagement activity, Lunch ‘n Learns invite family members into their children’s […]

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HMS Raises $900 for Hurricane Relief Efforts

As part of homecoming Spirit Week festivities, students at Hendersonville Middle School annually sell “spirit links” for $1 each, and donate the raised funds to a nonprofit of their choice. This year, Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria made a strong case for the American Red Cross. News of the hurricanes pummeling the United States and […]

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West Henderson High Snags Awards at Regional NCTC High School Play Festival

November 14, 2017 – The Theatre Department at West Henderson High has much to celebrate, as they bring home honors from the 2017 NCTC High School Play Festival, held at Gardner-Webb University Nov. 3-4. West’s 28 theatre students, led by Kelly Cooper, made the school and community proud with their presentation of “Anatomy of Gray” […]

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