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HCPS Educator Appointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (June 23, 2020) – Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) has appointed Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) Julie L. Hart to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. “I am pleased to […]

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HCPS Releases Phase 1 for Return to High School Athletics

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2020) – Henderson County Public Schools announced today that high school student-athletes may return to campuses under a phased plan on June 22, with requirements and procedures detailed in the “Return to Athletics: Phase 1” guidance document posted online. A return date for middle school student-athletes has yet to be determined. […]

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Three New Principalships Announced for 2020-21 School Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 9, 2020) – Following approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education on Monday evening, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) announces the following principal changes for the 2020-2021 school year, effective July 1: Beth Caudle has been named the new principal at Dana Elementary, filling the office vacated by Kim Henderson […]

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Revised 2020-21 Calendar Explanation for Families

On Monday, June, 8, the Henderson County Board of Public Education approved a revised version of the 2020-2021 calendar. With a start date of August 17 for all students and all schools, the revised 2020-2021 calendar includes new types of “day designations” to meet the requirements of N.C. Senate Bill 704. In past years, families […]

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Final 2019-20 Update: Summer Meals Begin Monday

As we come to the end of this school year, we want to thank our families for their adaptability and understanding throughout the school closure, cancellations, the transition to remote learning, and every other impact the pandemic has had on normal district operations. We hope that these regular Friday Updates since March have been beneficial […]

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Summer 2020 Meal Resources

With the goal of serving the health and wellness of local students and families, Henderson County Public Schools serves the need of families facing food insecurity over the summer. Below is a list of the public summer feeding sites operated by HCPS, providing meals to children ages 2-18 at no cost to families this summer […]

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Update: Class of 2020, Academic Feedback, Personal Item Pickup

“HCPS Class of 2020” News & Webpage – Check your May 31 (Sunday) edition of The Times-News for an advertisement from our partners at the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce honoring our 280 North Carolina Scholars! – On June 1 (Monday), The Times-News will feature a special 8-page publication by HCPS honoring our 66 Top […]

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Fran Nelson Named HCPS 2020 Teacher of the Year

Fran Nelson, an English teacher at North Henderson High School, was named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year on Friday, during a surprise ceremony outside her home that was broadcast live on the district’s Facebook page. This year’s annual recognition of the district’s Teacher of the Year was celebrated in a socially […]

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Update: Memorial Day, Chromebook Returns, Summer PLUS

Calendar Items: – Online kindergarten registration for students entering Kindergarten in the 2020-21 school year is ongoing! Register children who will be 5 years old on or before August 31 at enroll.HCPSNC.org. – Monday, May 25, is Memorial Day, and teachers and students will be enjoying a day off, without Learn from Home instruction. District […]

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