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West Students Pack Thanksgiving Meals for Peers

Sixteen years ago the Future Business Leaders of America club at West Henderson High School identified a need among their classmates: not everyone was guaranteed a hearty Thanksgiving meal over the holiday break. In her first year as club advisor, business teacher Suzanne Green helped her students raise money to put together Thanksgiving meals for […]

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Rugby Hosts 9th Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

Thursday afternoon’s Veteran’s Day Luncheon held at Rugby Middle was the ninth of its kind, but for parents and grandparents of new 6th-graders, it was a first – and the start of a new middle school tradition. Each year, Rugby Middle hosts a program and luncheon for students and their family members who are veterans. On […]

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Flat Rock Middle Principal Jeff Roper, Hendersonville Middle Principal Luke Manuel, Clear Creek Elementary Principal Marcie Wilson, Dana Elementary Principal Kim Morgan, Hillandale Elementary Principal Jenny Moreno, Edneyville Elementary Principal Donna Brackett, Atkinson Elementary Principal Mark Page, Hendersonville High Principal Bobby Wilkins, Henderson Oil Co. President Bill McKibbin, Henderson Oil Co. Vice President Barry Edwards, HCPS Superintendent Bo Caldwell, Bruce Drysdale Elementary Principal BJ Laughter, Henderson Oil Co. Vice President & Controller Paul Jordan, West Henderson High Principal Shannon Auten, East Henderson High Principal Carl Taylor, Glenn C. Marlow Elementary Principal John Hart, Rugby Middle Assistant Principal Tammy Irish, North Henderson High Principal John Shepard, Upward Elementary Principal Jason Joyce, Mills River Elementary Principal Chad Auten, Henderson Oil Co. Admin. Assistant Connie Cunningham, ExxonMobil Territory Manager Pablo Salmon

Henderson Oil Company Awards $8,000 in Grants to Henderson County Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 9, 2016) – Henderson Oil Company awarded a total of $8,000 in ExxonMobil Educational Alliance grants to 16 Henderson County Public Schools on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, supplying elementary, middle and high school principals with extra funds for literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teaching materials and programming. Atkinson Elementary, […]

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West cheerleaders at Glenn C. Marlow

Glenn C. Marlow Elementary School Celebration of Success Day

“Today is our day in the Town of Mills River!” Glenn C. Marlow Elementary principal John Hart said to a gymnasium full of students on Friday morning. “We are celebrating the success of Glenn C. Marlow,” Hart said. “Not only the A+ rating we received but the success of our teachers and students and community.” […]

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Homecoming King crowned

Student with Special Needs Crowned Homecoming King at North

When Colter B.’s name was announced as North Henderson High’s 2016 homecoming king on Friday, his parents, Donna and Randy, proudly snapped photos on their phones and his older brother, Bridger, couldn’t hold back his tears. They were thinking about how far Colter had come from when his pediatricians told the family that Colter might […]

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Teacher Saves Student

Friend, Teacher Save Choking Fletcher Student

Good friends Max H. and James M. don’t usually get to eat lunch together at Fletcher Elementary, since the 4th-graders are on different lunch schedules. But on Monday, Oct. 24, Max was by James’ side for taco salad day – and a critical moment. As the two were eating in the cafeteria, James began to […]

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Three Area High Schools Recognized by State for High Graduation Rates

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2016) – Henderson County Early College, West Henderson High School, and Hendersonville High School were three of 70 North Carolina schools recognized for their exceptionally high 2015-16 cohort graduation rates by State Superintendent June Atkinson on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at a special ceremony in Durham. Early College was one of 62 […]

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West Henderson Fall Festival

West Students Host EC Fall Festival for Mills River Elementary

Students in West Henderson High’s Exceptional Children classes were putting the final touches on their Fall Festival stations the morning of Friday, Oct. 21, before their new friends from Mills River Elementary arrived. In preparation for the first ever student-led Fall Festival for students in Mills River’s Exceptional Children classes, Autumne Lowe’s, Sue Polovina’s, and […]

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Fire Safety at Etowah

Fire Safety & Prevention Week at Etowah

Etowah Elementary students went home with a little extra homework this week: work with parents and guardians to memorize home addresses, create a family evacuation plan, designate a meeting place outside, and test all smoke alarms in the house. Throughout the week, firefighters from the Etowah-Horse Shoe Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department individually taught every […]

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