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19 Schools Meet, Exceed Growth in State Academic Performance Expectations

HCPS Ranks 11th Out of 115 N.C. Public School Districts in Proficiency HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 4, 2019) – According to the N.C. Department of Instruction’s 2019 state accountability results released today, 19 out of 23 Henderson County Public Schools (83 percent) have met or exceeded growth in academic performance expected by the state. And with […]

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Duke Energy Grant Illuminating Local Girl Power in STEM Careers

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 17, 2019) – A Discover STEM camp next week will be illuminating girl power in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers for elementary age girls, thanks to an $11,350 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation’s Powerful Communities program. Designed by the Henderson County Education Foundation(HCEF) and the district’s Academically and Intellectually […]

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HCPS Expands Summer Feeding Program, Collaborates with Local Partners to Meet Local Need

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2019) – Henderson County Public Schools’ Child Nutrition Department has added a fourth public feeding site at the WIC Office in the Henderson County Department of Public Health, providing free lunches to children ages two to 18 on Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer. The new site at the health department, open […]

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Summer 2019 Meal Resources

With the shared goal of serving the health and wellness of local students and families, Henderson County Public Schools collaborates with local community partners to serve the need of families facing food insecurity over the summer. Below is a list of the public summer feeding sites operated by HCPS  and local organizations, providing meals to […]

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HCPS Announces Administrative Assignments for 2019-20 School Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2019) – Following approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education on Monday evening, Henderson County Public Schools announces the following administrative changes for the 2019-2020 school year, effective July 1: Jennifer Shelton has been named the new Director of Exceptional Children, filling the office vacated by Cathy Childress, who […]

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Students Grow Horticulture Skills in Garden Competition

Creativity is key when it comes to building award-winning displays at Bullington Gardens – whether that’s skinning a log to make a bucket, or using reclaimed pallet wood to stay under budget. On Thursday, Henderson County Public Schools sophomores in the Bullington Onsite Occupational Student Training (BOOST) Program revealed the themed gardens they’d been researching, designing, […]

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HCPS Recognizes 66 Top Scholars in 2019

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 30, 2019) — Sixty-six of Henderson County Public Schools’ highest-achieving graduating seniors were honored May 30 during the 2018-19 Top Scholars Banquet at Blue Ridge Community College. Held annually for 15 years, the Top Scholars ceremony recognizes the academic and athletic successes and strong leadership of seniors at the top of their […]

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Megan Ford Named HCPS 2019 Teacher of the Year

Megan Ford, a 7th grade math and science teacher at Flat Rock Middle School, was named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2019 Teacher of the Year on Friday at the Teacher of the Year luncheon sponsored by AdventHealth at the Hendersonville Country Club. Ford has spent all nine years of her teaching career at Flat Rock […]

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Can’d Aid Surprises 1st-Graders with Bikes

Mountain bikers gathered in Brevard this weekend for the Roam Bike Fest spent part of their Saturday building 57 bicycles for students they’d never met. On Monday morning, Atkinson Elementary first-graders squealed with excitement when pro mountain biker Neko Mulally told them the brand new bikes gleaming on their playground were all theirs. Through nonprofit […]

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