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HCPS Honors 24 National Board Certified Teachers

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. Feb. 12th – Henderson County Public Schools today announced that 24 educators have earned the most nationally respected professional certification available in K-12 education. The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) certified 10 HCPS educators for the first time, while an additional 14 HCPS educators achieved re-certification. The optional intensive certification process […]

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The United States Navy Band to Perform at Hendersonville High School on Friday, Feb. 16th

Photo provided by The U.S. Navy Band: Chief Musician Bill Edwards, from Bowie, Md., sings with the U.S. Navy Concert Band at Pittsburg State University during the band’s 2023 national tour spanning six states, sixteen cities and 3200 miles. HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. Feb 6, 2024 – The United States Navy Band will perform a free concert […]

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Where You Grow Matters – HCPS Launches Kindergarten Registration for the Class of 2037

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 31, 2024) – Feb. 1 will be an exciting day for the future Class of 2037 and their families. On Thursday, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) will open online kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year. As the user-friendly online enrollment form goes live and begins accepting registrations on Feb. 1, the […]

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Important Reminders to Stay Connected for the HCPS Family

As we still have several more weeks of winter chill, we want to make sure you stay informed about any potential weather-related changes affecting school schedules. Here’s where you can find the latest updates: HCPS Website: Visit for real-time announcements and information. Social Media: Follow us on Facebook and Instagram (@HCPSNC) for quick updates […]

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Henderson County Public Schools Bridges Past and Present with Special ‘Class of’ T-Shirt Presentation

12 Years Later – A Belated Gift to the Class of 2024 HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. Dec. 14, 2023 – On the surface, it might not seem like a big deal, but to Henderson County Public Schools, a commemorative “Class of” T-shirt can be a cherished memory of a student’s school journey. For decades, HCPS, along with […]

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North Henderson High School Student, Citlally, Secures $3,000 Scholarship as Winner of Optimum and TelevisaUnivision Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 12, 2023) – Henderson County Public Schools is proud to announce that one of our students is a Grand Prize Winner of the 2023 Optimum and TelevisaUnivision Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest. Citlally, an eleventh-grade student at North Henderson High School, received a $3,000 cash scholarship for writing an essay in 500 […]

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Henderson County Public Schools Kick Off 30th Anniversary Celebration

HENDERSONVILLE, NC, November 28, 2023 — Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) announces the “Celebrating 30 Years TOGETHER” campaign and logo today, as the district commemorates its 30th Anniversary of the merger that established today’s thriving HCPS family. “Celebrating 30 Years TOGETHER” honors the collaborative work within HCPS that has propelled it to be one of […]

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The Wild West: Mr. WHHS Pageant Raises Over $21,000 to Support Local Families

On Saturday, November 4, 2023, the West Henderson High School DECA chapter hosted their second annual Mr. WHHS Pageant. The pageant was held in honor of the Mauro Perez, Ashley Trowbridge, and Brandi Ferguson families. Students set a goal to raise $12,000 and far exceeded their goal by raising a total of $21,647.34. The 29 […]

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2023 Wall of Honor: Recognizing HCPS Veterans

In observance of  the 2023 Veterans’ History Awareness Month in North Carolina, Henderson County Public Schools honors the staff members in our HCPS Family who have served our country in the military, and who continue to serve the students and families of our community. United States Army SGT Keith Deese, West Henderson High SGT Phyllis […]