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“Learn from Home” Details for Families

On March 14, Governor Cooper announced an Executive Order closing all K-12 public schools as a precautionary measure against the transmission of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, Henderson County Public Schools will be transitioning to a new model for instructional delivery beginning Wednesday, March 18, when school sites will be open for drop-by access […]

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Community Health Advisory Update (March 15)

Dear HCPS Family, District leadership met today, Sunday, March 15, 2020, to finalize guidance for employees, families, and students regarding details during the schools’ closure. Tomorrow, Monday, March 16, principals will be receiving direction and employee expectations from district leadership. This employee guidance during the school shutdown will be shared with HCPS staff. Families can […]

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HCPS Closed as Precautionary Measure Against Transmission of Coronavirus

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 14, 2020) – Earlier today, Governor Cooper announced an executive order affecting all K-12 public schools as a precautionary measure against the transmission of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Therefore, Henderson County Public Schools will be closed for all students beginning Monday, March 16,  and remain closed for at least two weeks. This closure […]

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Community Health Advisory Update (March 13)

Dear HCPS Family, We want to update you on our latest efforts in response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effect on our state and region. First, we want to assure you that the health and safety of our students and staff remains our top priority. We continue to work closely with local public […]

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Announcement Regarding Out-of-State Travel

Dear HCPS Family, Yesterday, Governor Cooper declared a state of emergency for our state in combating the possible spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and we have been monitoring this issue closely in collaboration with the Henderson County Department of Public Health. Since the safety and well-being of all our students and staff is our primary […]

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Community Health Advisory Update (March 6)

Dear HCPS Family, We understand staff, families and students have questions and concerns about the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and how we are preparing for the possibility that it becomes a local concern. The situation surrounding COVID-19 is rapidly evolving and the information or public health recommendations are changing as new information becomes available. On Thursday, […]

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Students@Work Brings Careers into Classrooms

As part of the state-wide Students@Work initiative, business and industry guest speakers visited our middle school Career & Technical Education (CTE) classes Thursday to talk with students about careers and skills needed in today’s workforce. Christine Mukosiej, Family and Consumer Science Teacher in the Culinary Arts Academy at Henderson County Career Academy, brought students Hannah and Skyler […]

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Collaborative Theatre Project to Showcase Original Student Works

On Friday, March 6, West Henderson, Hendersonville, East Henderson, and North Henderson high schools’ advanced theatre classes will present an evening showcase of four 30-minute plays through the WHEN Project. In its 11th year, the WHEN Project challenges theatre students from the district’s four traditional high schools to collaboratively write original plays and perform their […]

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District Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear HCPS Family, Since the height of cold and flu season, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) has been vigilant in its efforts to help prevent the spread of illness among students and staff. Given the global emergence of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to share information about the measures our district is taking in partnership […]

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