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HCPS Names New Principal of Hendersonville Elementary School

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2024) –  Following approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education this month, Henderson County Public Schools announces that Carolyn Henderson is the new principal at Hendersonville Elementary School for the 2024-25 school year. Henderson is no stranger to HCPS or Hendersonville Elementary School. She previously served as an instructional […]

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Childhood Musical Beginnings Provide HCPS Teacher with the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Photo provided by Jordan Chambliss  HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 12, 2024) –  When Edneyville Elementary School teacher Jordan Chambliss was playing the flute as a 6th grader at Rugby Middle School, she had no idea that her musical path would eventually lead her to perform at the recent D-Day Celebrations in Normandy France. Chambliss applied for […]

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HCPS Announces Administrative Assignments for the 2024-2025 School Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 31, 2024) –Following approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education in May, Henderson County Public Schools announces the following administrative changes for the 2024-25 school year: Kimberly Henderson has been appointed the Director of Testing, Research, and Accountability, succeeding Susan Sluder, who is retiring after 36 years with HCPS. Henderson […]

North Carolina Digital Device Survey announcement

2024 North Carolina Digital Device Survey

Parents and Guardians, we need your help. We are required by the state to offer a parent survey with the purpose of fulfilling a new North Carolina session law calling for the collection and reporting of data regarding all students’ access to digital devices and internet access at home. This information will be used to […]

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Rolling this Summer to a Park Near You: 2024 “Meals on the Bus” Program

Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) will continue serving the health and wellness of students over the summer months through the Summer Food Service Program, which begins Monday, June 3. From Monday, June 03, 2024, through Friday, July 26, 2024, the HCPS Child Nutrition Department will operate 4 open sites, consisting of stops along two “Meals […]

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Henderson County Public Schools Recognizes 97 CTE Scholars

The 26th Career & Technical Education Scholars’ Reception sponsored by Pardee UNC Health Care recognized 97 graduating CTE students Monday, for their academic mastery in Career & Technical Education courses. Each scholar is a CTE Concentrator as defined by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, having earned two or more technical credits in a […]

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CTE Health Science Educator Kelly Stepp Crowned HCPS Teacher of the Year Amid National Teacher and Nurse Appreciation Week

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (May 10, 2024) – West Henderson High School’s Kelly Stepp was named the district’s Teacher of the Year on Thursday at the award luncheon sponsored by AdventHealth and Boyd Chevrolet. With five years of dedicated service within Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), Stepp brings a wealth of experience to her role as a […]

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HCPS Honors 67 Top Scholars in Class of 2024

Sixty-seven of Henderson County Public Schools’ highest-achieving graduating seniors were honored Thursday, May 2nd, during the 2023-24 Top Scholars Banquet at Blue Ridge Community College and sponsored by AdventHealth. Held annually for 20 years, the Top Scholars ceremony recognizes academic and athletic successes and strong leadership of seniors at the top of their classes. “HCPS […]