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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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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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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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Henderson County Public Schools Announces Snow Day Make-Up Hours

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 23, 2018) – In response to canceled school days due to inclement weather this winter, Henderson County Public Schools will be adding a make-up day to the Henderson County Early College calendar only. With respect to our district school calendars, Henderson County Public Schools adheres to the state mandated requirement of at […]

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

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 21, 2018) – 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 March 26-30. The campaign – and the students leading the substance abuse awareness events in their schools – were formally […]

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Science Festival Teaches STEAM, Perseverance

While Hendersonville Elementary students learned about the forces of motion and geometry Friday, high schoolers got a refresher on childlike perseverance. At the elementary school’s Duke Energy Science Festival on Friday, 15 high school students from Henderson County Early College facilitated a dozen Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) stations for the younger students. […]

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