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HCPS to Operate Under Plan C Beginning January 7

Following this afternoon’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, Henderson County Public Schools will “Return to Learn” from Winter Break on Thursday, Jan. 7 under Plan C – the fully remote learning model, with the goal of returning to in-person learning on February 1. As discussed in December, January’s regularly scheduled school […]

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Kindergarteners Surprised with “Class of 2033” T-Shirts

Continuing a Henderson County Public Schools tradition, kindergarteners across the district – in classrooms and from their work stations at home – were surprised with their “Class of 2033” T-shirts today. Annually, local businesses partner with HCPS to welcome kindergarteners to their first year of formal education with this special gift, which has their unique “Class Of” […]

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HCPS Seeks Bids for Athletics Streaming Presenting Sponsor

Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) is seeking advertising bids for the “District Champ for HCPS Athletics” Presenting Sponsor Package, with tier exclusivity across the district’s 4 high school athletic streaming channels on the NFHS Network for the remainder of the Fall 2020 athletic season. Valued at a minimum of $5,000, the “District Champ for HCPS […]

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Brandon Scott Named New Principal of East Henderson High

East Flat Rock, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2020) – After the holiday break, Brandon Scott will switch offices at East Henderson High, where he’s been named principal, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Currently the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for the Eagles, Scott will be filling the Principal office vacated by Carl Taylor, who is moving to […]

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Dr. Wendy Frye Named New HCPS Assistant Superintendent

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2020) – Dr. Wendy Frye will succeed Dr. Jan King as the district’s Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services, effective March 1, following Dr. King’s retirement. The Henderson County Board of Public Education approved the administrator appointment at Monday evening’s regular school board meeting. “I am humbled and honored to be given […]

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School Board Chair Statement

November 25, 2020 I was shocked and saddened to hear about the events that unfolded yesterday morning at Hendersonville Middle School. While we have protocols and response plans in place for any crisis or tragic act of violence on a school campus, we certainly hoped we would never have to put them into action. I […]

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Hendersonville Middle Incident

Joint statement from the Henderson County Public Schools and Hendersonville Police Department regarding this morning’s incident at Hendersonville Middle School: 12:05 p.m. – 11/24/20 The twelve-year-old student who sustained a gunshot wound in the leg is reported to be in stable condition at Mission Hospital. As is always the case whenever school communities experience traumatic events, […]

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Asst. Superintendent Dr. Jan King Announces Retirement Date of March 1

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 23, 2020) – Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services Dr. Jan King has announced her intention to retire on ­­­­­March 1 after dedicating nearly three decades to Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS). King is making her retirement announcement early to give the Henderson County Board of Public Education and incoming superintendent Dr. John […]

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Retiring Superintendent Honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine, SRO Challenge Coin

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2020) – Retiring Superintendent Bo Caldwell was honored for his 36 years of service to Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) with the North Carolina governor’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine, and a challenge coin presented by the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) school resource officers division. Caldwell was nominated by […]

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