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HMS Wins Big at National History Day Comps

“Can I email the Harvard Library to find out if this collection is digitized?” “How do I cite a patent in my annotated bibliography?” “This author wants to Facetime us for an interview!” If it sounds like you’ve wandered into a high school research class, you might be surprised to see what Hendersonville Middle School […]

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East Observes Farmworker Awareness Week

The last week in March is Farmworkers Awareness Week and the students at East Henderson High School held a “Farmworker Awareness Movie Night. Students were encouraged to ponder the question “Where does all of our food come from?” Staff and students watched the film “La Cosecha” or “The Harvest,” which follows the lives of three […]

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East Henderson High to Host Special Olympics Spring Games on April 14

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 7, 2017) – East Henderson High’s track and football field will transform into an Olympic Arena on Friday, April 14, for Special Olympics Henderson County’s annual Spring Games. More than 300 athletes of all ages from local adult and homeschool groups, RHA Health Services, Storybook Farm, Vocational Solutions, Helping Hand Developmental Center, […]

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Dana Colors Community With “Arts Night”

Instead of just sending student artwork home to display on parents’ refrigerators, Dana Elementary displayed its young artists’ work for the whole community to enjoy at an Arts Night on April 4. Principal Kim Morgan said it was the first Arts Night at the school in several years, and the event is something the school […]

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Former West Standout April Bryson Named New Women’s Basketball Coach

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 3, 2017) – The administration of West Henderson High School has named April Bryson – a ’93 West grad and 3-sport Varsity standout – the new Head Basketball Coach for the women’s basketball coach, effective immediately. In her first year of teaching at West, Bryson is joining the Falcons with years of […]

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Community Transforms Bus for HCPS Mobile Feeding Site

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 30, 2017) – Slated to roll out this summer, the district’s “Meals On the Bus” mobile feeding site has already inspired community organizations to work together to feed students in need. Throughout the fall and spring, the vision of HCPS Child Nutrition Supervisor Amanda Stansbury, MHS, RD/LDN has been taking shape, thanks […]

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West Advances to State Science Olympiad

Bottle rockets flew through the air, forensic mystery cases were solved, and the trajectory of lasers were mapped out all in one day. On Saturday, March 25, six Henderson County Public Schools participated in the 2017 UNC Asheville Regional NC Science Olympiad. Early College, East Henderson, North Henderson, and West Henderson high schools, as well […]

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Students Take a Stand Against Substance Abuse Through “We Are Hope” Week

New Parent University added to address parent questions on substance abuse HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 28, 2017) – In partnership with HopeRx, students in Henderson County Public Schools’ four middle and six high schools are taking a public stand against substance abuse during the week-long “We Are Hope” campaign April 3-7, which was formally recognized Wednesday, […]

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East’s AFJROTC Air Rifle Team Makes School History

Despite their rookie status, members of East Henderson’s Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) 3 Position Air Rifle Team just completed the team’s most successful season ever, finishing 13th out of more than 100 Air Force teams worldwide in the JROTC Region Championships. Cadets Taylor Whitlock, Adelaide Haack, and Karla Valdez only had one year of […]

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