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Students Take “Made in Henderson County” Tours on Manufacturing Day

An annual collaboration of local schools’ Career & Technical Education programs and workforce development initiatives, the 2019 Made in Henderson County Tours on Friday, Oct. 4 introduced more than 375 middle and high school students to successful manufacturing careers in their own backyard. Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) has partnered with the Henderson County Partnership […]

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Harris Lets Caldwell Sub as Custodian for a Day

This year for National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day, Superintendent Bo Caldwell chose one lucky school custodian to take a paid day off work Oct. 2, while he takes over their shift. With 40 years under her belt as a school custodian, Nancy Harris has seen generations pass through East Henderson High. Following in her family’s […]

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Listos! Prepares Students for College & Careers

Last Friday at Blue Ridge Community College, high school students in Henderson County Public Schools ESL/Migrant Education programs took part in planning their futures with Listos! Organized by HCPS’ Migrant/ESL High School Success Advocate, Areli Perez-Nava, in collaboration with the district’s ESL Family Liaison, Evelyn Alarcon, the college- and career-readiness event featured keynote speaker Gabe […]

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HCPS Acknowledged in National Board’s Inaugural “Accomplished District Program”

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 26, 2019) – The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards unveiled today a program that recognizes school districts across the country that promote student learning through high expectations of teaching standards.. Henderson County Public Schools is one of 81 districts nationwide the National Board Accomplished Districts program is initially honoring, recognizing districts […]

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Local Schools Create Culture of Inclusion with Start With Hello Week

During the week of Sept. 23-27 students in Henderson County Public Schools took proactive steps to prevent bullying in their schools by participating in Start With Hello Week. Created by the Sandy Hook Promise organization, the program teaches students to recognize signs of isolation in their peers and how to be more inclusive by reaching […]

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Henderson County Education Foundation, Flat Rock Playhouse, HCPS Bring Phonics to Life with New Musical

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2019) – Taking the stage this month across Henderson County Public Schools elementaries: Letterland Alive! The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) has secured funding for and collaborated with North Carolina’s state theatre, Flat Rock Playhouse, and HCPS’ Elementary Education & Title 1 Department to bring HCPS’ phonics program to life for the district’s 1,900 […]

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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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