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Hendersonville High Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Aug. 3

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (July 26, 2022) – Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) and Henderson County Commissioners will officially celebrate the opening of the new Hendersonville High School campus on August 3 in time for the start of the 2022-2023 traditional school year. The ribbon cutting is the culmination of a 4-year-long school construction and renovation project […]

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Dr. Shannon Marlowe Named New HCPS Assistant Superintendent

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (July 1, 2022) – Dr. Shannon Marlowe, NBCT, will succeed Dr. Wendy Frye as the district’s Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services, effective August 1, following Dr. Frye’s retirement. Marlowe currently serves Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) as Director of Elementary Education & Title I. “I’m thrilled to have Dr. Marlowe by my side […]

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Future Eagle Grads Watch Class of 2022 Take Flight

The road to a high school diploma starts long before senior year. In fact, as early as elementary school, teachers and administrators are on the lookout for signs of students at risk of dropping out in high school. That’s why administrators at East Henderson High and feeder school Hillandale Elementary are working together to build […]

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HCPS Honors 67 Top Scholars in Class of 2022

Sixty-seven of Henderson County Public Schools’ highest-achieving graduating seniors were honored Thursday, May 26, during the 2021-22 Top Scholars Banquet at Blue Ridge Community College. Held annually for 18 years, the Top Scholars ceremony recognizes the academic and athletic successes and strong leadership of seniors at the top of their classes. Last year, Top Scholars […]

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Karen Whiting is HCPS’ 2022 Teacher of the Year

Karen Whiting, a 4th grade English Language Arts (ELA) and social studies teacher at Glenn C. Marlow Elementary, was named Henderson County Public Schools’ 2022 Teacher of the Year on Thursday at the award luncheon sponsored by AdventHealth and Boyd Chevrolet at Jeter Mountain Farm. Whiting has 17 years of teaching experience, including middle and […]

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Latin: Alive and Well at Bruce Drysdale Elementary

The only one of its kind in Henderson County Public Schools, the Latin Club at Bruce Drysdale Elementary will be graduating its first cohort of Latin learners next week! This year, 2nd grade teacher Alejandra McCall has offered an extracurricular Latin Club for 4th and 5th graders at Bruce Drysdale, taking a multidisciplinary approach to teach students Latin and […]

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Elementary Students Preview Music Opportunities in Upper Grades Through “Arts Fairs”

“Arts fairs” are opening doors for elementary students thinking about picking up a musical instrument when they start 6th grade, and removing the financial barrier for families. Sixth grade is the pivotal time when students can explore band or orchestra programs that they can continue through their high school years. However, “The cost of instruments […]

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Blackwell is District’s 1st CTE Teacher of the Year

Gary Blackwell (3rd from left) is NCCAT CTE Teacher of the Year for HCPS! North Henderson High’s Gary Blackwell has been named as the district’s first ever North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year! An Agriculture teacher at North, Blackwell established himself as a leader […]

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180 Students Go Hands-On for “CTE Middle School Day”

On Friday, April 8, 180 seventh-graders in Career & Technical Education (CTE) courses received an immersive, early intro to career pathways they can pursue at the high school level and beyond. A collaboration between Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) and Blue Ridge Community College, “CTE Middle School Day” brought 45 students from each of HCPS’ […]

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