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Henderson County Public Schools Recognizes 60 CTE Scholars

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2022) — The 24th Career & Technical Education Scholars’ Reception sponsored by Pardee UNC Health Care recognized 60 graduating CTE students Wednesday, for their academic mastery in Career & Technical Education courses. Each scholar is a CTE Concentrator as defined by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, having earned two […]

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Latin: Alive and Well at Bruce Drysdale Elementary

The only one of its kind in Henderson County Public Schools, the Latin Club at Bruce Drysdale Elementary will be graduating its first cohort of Latin learners next week! This year, 2nd grade teacher Alejandra McCall has offered an extracurricular Latin Club for 4th and 5th graders at Bruce Drysdale, taking a multidisciplinary approach to teach students Latin and […]

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Elementary Students Preview Music Opportunities in Upper Grades Through “Arts Fairs”

“Arts fairs” are opening doors for elementary students thinking about picking up a musical instrument when they start 6th grade, and removing the financial barrier for families. Sixth grade is the pivotal time when students can explore band or orchestra programs that they can continue through their high school years. However, “The cost of instruments […]

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Blackwell is District’s 1st CTE Teacher of the Year

Gary Blackwell (3rd from left) is NCCAT CTE Teacher of the Year for HCPS! North Henderson High’s Gary Blackwell has been named as the district’s first ever North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year! An Agriculture teacher at North, Blackwell established himself as a leader […]

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180 Students Go Hands-On for “CTE Middle School Day”

On Friday, April 8, 180 seventh-graders in Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses received an immersive, early intro to career pathways they can pursue at the high school level and beyond. A collaboration between Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) and Blue Ridge Community College, “CTE Middle School Day” brought 45 students from each of HCPS’ […]

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Behind the Team: HCPS Celebrates the Impact of Athletic Trainers Supporting Student-Athletes on “Athletic Trainer’s Day”

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2022) – On any given day of a school sporting event in Henderson County, some of the most invested people in the game are watching from the sidelines and ready to jump into action. Today, on “Athletic Trainer’s Day,” Henderson County Public Schools recognizes these dedicated athletic trainers who provide sports medicine […]

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Behind the Team: HCPS Celebrates “Athletic Trainer’s Day”

Behind the Team: HCPS Celebrates the Impact of Athletic Trainers Supporting Student-Athletes on “Athletic Trainer’s Day” HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2022) – On any given day of a school sporting event in Henderson County, some of the most invested people in the game are watching from the sidelines and ready to jump into action. Today, on […]

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Fashion Show Features No-Cost Prom Wear for North Henderson Students

This time of year, the expense of shopping for prom dresses, tuxedos, and all the glitzy accessories can cause quite a bit of stress for students and families. This financial burden is being lessened for students at North Henderson High School, thanks to a group of teachers who were concerned that some students could miss […]

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Career Academy Students Excel at 2022 JNCG Leadership Summit

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 7, 2022) – Ten Henderson County Career Academy students in the Jobs for North Carolina’s Graduates (JNCG) program earned three 2nd Place victories at the state-level 2022 JNCG Leadership Summit, where they competed in events to demonstrate their career readiness and community leadership skills. Established in 2017, the state-based JNCG program is […]

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