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Career Academy Attends First JNCG State Event

Henderson County Career Academy earned 1st Place in the “Display Boards” competition category at the the Jobs for North Carolina’s Graduates (JNCG) inaugural statewide Student Leadership Summit held last month at N.C. State University. The Student Leadership Summit, bearing the theme, “When Opportunity Knocks,” was the first event which brought together students from each of the […]

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School-To-Work Expo Provides Hands-On Tips

What do decorating cupcakes, bending conduit, and shaping prosthetic noses have in common? Students at the Henderson County Career Academy got to try their hands at each of these job skills Thursday, at the first annual “School-to-Work Expo.” The Career Academy’s School Counselor Kim Lopez and Career Development Coordinator Darlene Parent designed the career fair […]

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North Henderson High AFJROTC Named a “Distinguished Unit with Merit”

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 10, 2018) – Master Sgt. Doug Draper and Major Kevin Den Boer from the North Henderson High School Air Force JROTC staff are very proud to announce that the NHHS Air Force JROTC has unit been recognized as an Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit with Merit. The highest honor that can be […]

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East Henderson High AFJROTC Earns Highest Rating in Unit Evaluation

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 10, 2018) – Following a Unit Evaluation by the U.S. Air Force’s Headquarters Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) in mid-April, East Henderson High’s AFJROTC earned an overall “Exceeds Standards” – the highest rating attainable. According to Col. Paul C. Lips, Air Force JROTC director, the purpose of a Unit Evaluation […]

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Community Invited to 2nd Annual HCPS Technology & Innovation Fair

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 1, 2018) – Community members are invited to observe and experience some of the latest technology available in Henderson County Public Schools’ classrooms at the Technology & Innovation Fair held Thursday, May 3, with a drop-in from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Community College Conference Hall. Presented in partnership with the Golden LEAF […]

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Upward Holds First Annual Leadership Day

In their first year of implementing FranklinCovey’s The Leader In Me leadership development program, Upward Elementary invited parents into classrooms and the cafeteria Thursday to see just how the school – and students – have transformed. In learning about the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” students have been incorporating character development skills that are developing them […]

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Students wade in the Mills River looking for macroinvertebrates.

Rugby Middle Sends “Kids in(to) the Creek”

On what felt like the first real spring day in April, 8th graders from Rugby Middle splashed around in the Mills River at Mills River Park, stirring up dirt and rocks. Part of the annual “Kids in the Creek” program organized by the Henderson County Soil & Water Conservation District, students were learning how to […]

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“School Safety Parent Update” Dates Announced

Parents and guardians are invited to the following School Safety Parent Updates: April 24, 6 p.m. @ West Henderson High April 26, 5:30 p.m. @ Hendersonville High April 30, 6 p.m. @ North Henderson High May 10, 6 p.m. @ East Henderson High The purpose of these meetings is to share the collaborative efforts among […]

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Students at North help their peers fill out voter registration forms.

North Students Register 160+ New Voters

By 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Henderson County had gained 30 new registered voters. North Henderson High students in Sue Moon’s Honors Social Studies and Leadership classes were helping fellow students and teachers exercise their civic right by registering them to vote, or updating voter registration information. Whether or not it’s a presidential election year, the League […]

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