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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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Food Box Distribution for HCPS Families on Dec. 17

Through partnerships with Flavor1st and the Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) system, Biltmore Church will be distributing boxes of fresh produce and meat to local families in need on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. Flavor1st Growers & Packers reached out to Biltmore Church in early December, looking for an opportunity to donate a total of 2,000 […]

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Isabella’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school success story” […]

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Kaufman Family’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school […]

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Destiny’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school […]

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Ms. Lyda’s Back-To-School Success Story

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) has spent the past few months discussing the return to in-person learning, and has encouraged districts across the nation to seek out testimonials from parents, teachers, school officials, and community members sharing their positive experiences – in both virtual and in-person environments. The following is one such “back-to-school […]

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“Students Voting for Democracy” Election Results

The results are in! Despite the fact that the district-wide student mock election results don’t match up perfectly with the real 2020 election results, the purpose of the exercise never changed: to teach students about local, state and federal government, how to research and make informed voting decisions, and about civic responsibilities. Grades K-2 cast […]

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Polls are Open in District-Wide Mock Election for Students

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2020) – The polls are open in Henderson County Public Schools’ elementary, middle and high schools, as students participate in a district-wide mock election organized and sponsored by Students Voting for Democracy. Students Voting for Democracy is a local coalition comprised of HCPS, the nonpartisan League of Women Voters Henderson County, […]

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Local Administrators Chosen for Remote Learning Professional Cohort

Henderson County Public Schools is honored to announce that Principal Tammy Deaver and Assistant Principal Amber Brown at Fletcher Elementary are among the 206 school leaders statewide to be selected for the inaugural cohort of the Distinguished Leadership in a Remote Learning Environment (DLR) program. Created by the North Carolina Principals & Assistant Principals’ Association (NCPAPA) […]

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