Students standing in front of a mountain celebrating getting Lighthouse status. Students standing in front of a mountain celebrating getting Lighthouse status.

Edneyville Elementary Joins Prestigious Group in Being Designated a Leader in Me Lighthouse School

Photo credit: North Henderson High School drone photography students. During Edneyville Elementary’s annual end-of-school-year hike to Bearwallow Mountain, nearly 430 students gathered at the top of the mountain with banners that read, “The HIVE has reached the LIGHTHOUSE” and “We Are Edneyville!” HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 31st., 2023) – Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) and the […]

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HCPS Honors 66 Top Scholars in Class of 2023

HENDERSONVILLE,N.C. (May 26, 2023) – Sixty-six of Henderson County Public Schools’ highest-achieving graduating seniors were honored Thursday, May 25, during the 2022-23 Top Scholars Banquet at Blue Ridge Community College. Held annually for 19 years, the Top Scholars ceremony recognizes the academic and athletic successes and strong leadership of seniors at the top of their […]

Mr. WHHS Contestants in a circle celebrating.

Mr. WHHS Brings the Community Together to Raise Funds for HCPS Families

(Photo by Blue Ridge Expressions Photography) HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 22, 2023)- On Saturday, May 6, 2023, the West Henderson High School DECA chapter hosted their Inaugural Mr. WHHS Pageant. The pageant was held in honor of the Aidan Burnette and Sydney Bailey families. Students set a goal to raise $6,000 and exceeded their goal with […]

2023 CTE Scholars

Henderson County Public Schools Recognizes 84 CTE Scholars

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 18, 2023) — The 25th Career & Technical Education Scholars’ Reception sponsored by Pardee UNC Health Care recognized 84 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 […]

2023 Teacher of the Year Dylan King

Dylan King is the HCPS 2023 Teacher of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 11, 2023) – North Henderson High School’s Dylan King was named the district’s Teacher of the Year on Thursday at the award luncheon sponsored by AdventHealth and Boyd Chevrolet. A 19-year veteran of HCPS, King teaches 10th through 12th grade science. He holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching from Western Carolina University. […]

HCPS Migrant Education and Instructional Staff

HCPS Migrant Education Program Named Best in the State for 2023

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 10, 2023) —  The North Carolina Migrant Education Program (NCMEP) has named Henderson County Public Schools winner of the Outstanding Migrant Education Program for 2023. The designation recognizes Henderson County Public School’s ongoing efforts to bring support and educational services to the migrant families who work in the local agricultural industry each […]

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Community Youth Mental Health First Aid Training and Resources

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 4, 2023) – The community is invited to join teachers, support staff, community partners, medical and mental health providers, faith-based leaders, parents, and other concerned individuals for a day of training around how to recognize, understand and support young people facing a behavioral health concern or crisis. Through a collaboration between the […]

CTE Teacher of the Year Christine Coren

Christine Coren is the HCPS 2023 CTE Teacher of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 29, 2023) – Innovative High School’s Christine Coren has been named as the district’s North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s (NCCAT) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year. A Family and Consumer Science teacher at Career Academy, Coren is responsible for teaching all courses in the Culinary Academy. […]

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Berrian All-County Orchestra Returns with Spring Festival this Friday

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 24, 2023 ) –  Thanks to ongoing music education funding from the Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF), Henderson County Public Schools’ annual Berrian All-County Orchestra returns this Friday, March 24 in the Hendersonville High School gymnasium. Featuring middle school musicians in the spring, and high schoolers in the fall, the annual concerts […]

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