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District AIG Program Highlighted by NCDPI for Excellence

HCPS a “Promising Practice” in NCDPI Guidebook for Statewide AIG Best Practices HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 1, 2021) – The Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) program at Henderson County Public Schools has recently received state recognition as an AIG “Promising Practice” program that exemplifies a Critical Action outlined in the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s […]

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11 Educators Earn National Board Certification

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 16, 2021) – The most nationally respected professional certification available in K-12 education, National Board Certification is an optional intensive certification process with extremely high standards for teachers. This spring, Henderson County Public Schools celebrates 11 educators who have earned the credential from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and joined […]

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Grades 6-12 Transitioning to Plan A on March 23

Following this morning’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, Henderson County Public Schools will welcome its middle and high school students back on campus Tuesday, March 23, 2021, under Plan A – the fully in-person learning model. This planned transition follows Wednesday’s announcement of the NC General Assembly’s compromise legislation to reopen […]

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HCPS Rolls Up its Sleeves in Vaccine Clinic for Educators

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (February, 24, 2021) – The first 33 of Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) employees scheduled to receive COVID-19 vaccines in a clinic for educators rolled up their sleeves today. HCPS employees vaccinated today are those who have volunteered to work the weekend clinics, in order to directly support the public health of their […]

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Submit Questions about Kindergarten Registration

If you’re new to the kindergarten registration process, or if it’s the first time you’ve done it online, you may have some questions. Maybe you’re wondering: – Which documents do I need to register my child? – When should my child’s physical exam take place? – How do I determine which elementary school is in […]

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Dr. Jan King Wins NCASD “Trailblazer” Award

This afternoon, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction Dr. Jan King was named the 2021 recipient of the Dr. Frances Jones Trailblazer Award by the North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. The “Trailblazer” award is annually presented to an education professional who has dedicated their educational career to […]

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Elementary Schools on “Plan A” Feb. 18

Following Monday’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, grades 4 and 5 will transition to Plan A on Thursday, February 18, meaning that all elementary schools will be operating under Plan A. This transition is once again part of the district’s continuing efforts to reintroduce more students to the traditional face-to-face learning […]

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HCPS Announces New Director of Middle Schools, Director of High Schools

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 9, 2021) – Following approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education on Monday evening, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) announces the following administrative changes for the 2020-21 school year: Scott Moore, currently principal of Rugby Middle School, will move to Central Office and serve as HCPS’ Director of Middle Schools […]

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HCPS Earns Statewide Recognition for Excellence in Communications

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (February 5, 2021) – The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) honored Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) for excellence in communications during the 2020 Blue Ribbon Awards, celebrated virtually on Friday. On behalf of the district, HCPS Public Information Officer Molly McGowan Gorsuch won a total of 10 Blue Ribbon Awards for outstanding […]

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