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East Henderson High Creates Memorial for 20th Anniversary of 9/11

On the morning of Friday, September 10, students at East Henderson High filed out from their classrooms to gather solemnly around their school’s entryway, to the sound of Taps being played by a classmate. In the grass at the center of the school’s entrance, 2,977 small wooden crosses bore hand-written names of the casualties of […]

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Cluster Confirmed at Apple Valley Middle

Dear Henderson County Public School families, The Henderson County Department of Public Health has notified us that to date, 5 staff and students at Apple Valley Middle have lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 that are epidemiologically linked, meeting the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) definition of a “cluster.”  We are working in […]

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Face Coverings Required at All HCPS Properties, All Indoor Settings Sept. 1

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (August 31, 2021) – Effective Wednesday, Sept. 1, all Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) students, staff, and visitors will be required to wear face coverings in all indoor settings, including indoor extracurricular activities on school grounds. This is a change to the Henderson County Board of Public Education’s Aug. 9 decision, which required […]

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Face Coverings Required in Schools on Aug. 23, Virtual Learning Option Suspended

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (August 9, 2021) – The school board voted Monday afternoon to overturn its August 2 decisions that had made face coverings optional effective August 23, and to provide virtual learning options based on students’ grade level. Face Coverings Required in School Facilities Following the Henderson County Board of Public Education’s decision this afternoon, […]

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Cluster Confirmed at Hendersonville Elementary

Henderson County Public School families, The Henderson County Department of Public Health has notified us that to date, 5 individuals at Hendersonville Elementary have lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 that are epidemiologically linked, meeting the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) definition of a “cluster.” We are working in close coordination with the Henderson County Department of […]

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Face Coverings Optional in Schools on Aug. 23, New Virtual Learning Options Available for Families

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (August 2, 2021) – Following the Henderson County Board of Public Education’s decision at a specially called meeting Monday morning, face coverings will be optional for all students and staff in Henderson County Public Schools, effective August 23, 2021. Virtual learning options will also be offered for students beginning Aug. 23, if not […]

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New Principals for Clear Creek, Upward Elementaries Named

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (July 6, 2021) – New in the 2021-2022 school year, Dena Wolfe will be leading the pack at Clear Creek Elementary and Upward Elementary’s Eagles will be led by Michael Gates. Up until July 1, Wolfe had been serving as Assistant Principal at Flat Rock Middle and Gates was Assistant Principal for the […]

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2021 Summer Meals (Updated)

**UPDATE: At the request of private property management, the Henderson County Public Schools’ “Meals On the Bus” will no longer be stopping at the Leisure Lane site as part of the district’s 2021 Summer Food Service Program. Effective Tuesday, June 29, 2021, the previously scheduled 1:50 p.m. stop at Leisure Lane along Route 1 will […]

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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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