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HCPS Receives 2nd National Board Accomplished District Designation

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 16, 2021) – Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) has once again been acknowledged by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) as a National Board Accomplished District, which recognizes districts in which at least 20% of teachers have achieved National Board certification. Henderson County Public Schools is one of 79 districts […]

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New Principals for Bruce Drysdale, Etowah Elementaries Named

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 14, 2021) – The Henderson County Board of Public Education is moving forward in naming a new administration team at Bruce Drysdale Elementary (BDS), following Principal Eric Gash’s decision to take a one-year leave of absence to pursue a political career. Effective July 1, Jason Joyce will be Bruce Drysdale’s new full-time […]

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Dr. Marcie Wilson is New Director of Student Achievement

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2021) – Beginning this summer, Dr. Marcie Wilson will join the Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) Instructional Services Team as the district’s first Director of Student Achievement. On July 1, Wilson will transition from her role as Principal of Clear Creek Elementary, where she’s led the Cubs for 7 years. As […]

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2021 Summer Meals (Updated)

In response to the turnout at various “Meals On the Bus” route stops during the first week of our Summer Food Service Program, the routes have been updated with the changes effective Monday, June 14. Please see the updated schedule below. Henderson County Public Schools will continue serving the health and wellness of its students […]

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HCPS Honors 67 Top Scholars in Class of 2021

After an unfortunate hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, the annual Top Scholars celebration is returning to Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), albeit in a new form. Sixty-seven of the district’s highest-achieving graduating seniors will be honored this evening at 6 p.m. during 2020-2021 Top Scholars recognitions held throughout the county. An annual celebration […]

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Ryan Mitchell is HCPS’ 2021 Teacher of the Year

Ryan Mitchell, a 2nd grade teacher Mills River Elementary, was named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2021 Teacher of the Year on Thursday at the award luncheon sponsored by AdventHealth and Boyd Chevrolet at Jeter Mountain Farm. Mitchell joined the HCPS Family in 2012 when he began teaching at Sugarloaf Elementary, and earned the designation as […]

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Hillandale, Rugby & Flat Rock Principals Named for 2021-2022

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 11, 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 2021-22 school year: Katie Bradley, currently Assistant Principal & Athletic Director at East Henderson High (EHHS), has been named the new Principal for Hillandale […]

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In-Person Graduations Set for May 28

Our high school communities and district leaders are excited to be able to plan graduations in-person this year! High school graduations are scheduled at each high school for Friday, May 28, as in-person events, which we communicated to our families in the April 1 edition of “R2L Weekly.” As in years past, the graduation commencement […]

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HCPS, Local Partners Rethink Kindergarten Readiness in New Environment

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 16, 2021) – Part of being kindergarten ready is learning to adapt to a new environment. That’s exactly what Henderson County Public Schools and local early education partners are doing this year to give incoming kindergartners tools they can use at home to prepare for their first year of school! Thanks to […]

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