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Hendersonville Elementary School is one of 37 schools to make the 2022 ESPN Honor Roll

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 21, 2023)- Hendersonville Elementary School (HES) is one of 37 Special Olympics Unified Champion schools in the country to make the 2022 ESPN Honor Roll and the only school in North Carolina. There are over 8,000 Special Olympics Unified Champion schools that practice inclusive sports, inclusive leadership, and whole school engagement. To […]

Adulting 101 Day at East Henderson

Adulting 101 Comes to East Henderson High School for the Day

We can all probably agree that being an adult is harder than we thought it would be. East Henderson High School students had the unique opportunity to learn and practice important life skills during the 1st annual Adulting 101 day on Thursday. Topics included everything from understanding how insurance works, sewing, how to get a […]

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Community Youth Mental Health First Aid Training and Resources

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (April 4, 2023) – The community is invited to join teachers, support staff, community partners, medical and mental health providers, faith-based leaders, parents, and other concerned individuals for a day of training around how to recognize, understand and support young people facing a behavioral health concern or crisis. Through a collaboration between the […]

CTE Teacher of the Year Christine Coren

Christine Coren is the HCPS 2023 CTE Teacher of the Year

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 29, 2023) – Innovative High School’s Christine Coren has been named as the district’s North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s (NCCAT) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Teacher of the Year. A Family and Consumer Science teacher at Career Academy, Coren is responsible for teaching all courses in the Culinary Academy. […]

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Berrian All-County Orchestra Returns with Spring Festival this Friday

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 24, 2023 ) –  Thanks to ongoing music education funding from the Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF), Henderson County Public Schools’ annual Berrian All-County Orchestra returns this Friday, March 24 in the Hendersonville High School gymnasium. Featuring middle school musicians in the spring, and high schoolers in the fall, the annual concerts […]

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Early College’s Thomas Savage Selected as a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Recipient of the 2023 Career Award for STEM Teachers

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 10, 2023) – An Early College teacher has been selected as a Burroughs Wellcome Fund recipient of the 2023 Career Award for STEM Teachers (CAST). Thomas Savage, NBCT, is one of four teachers in North Carolina to receive the award this year, after a rigorous selection process. CAST recognizes outstanding STEM teachers […]

Megan Shepherd author with EHHS junior, Valerie who planned the visit

New York Times Best-Selling Author Visits East Henderson High School

It’s not everyday students have the chance to chat and listen to a New York Times Best-Selling author. On Friday, East Henderson High School hosted Megan Shepherd, who shared her experiences as an author, answered questions for students, and signed books. Shepherd is the author of many acclaimed middle grade and young adult novels including […]

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School Readiness Rallies Welcome New Kindergarten Families in March and April

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (March 01, 2023) – Kindergarten readiness rallies at Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) elementaries kick off in March for families who have registered their kindergartners for the 2023-2024 school year! Each of the HCPS’ 13 elementary schools will host its very own rally where incoming kindergarteners and their families can get to know […]

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Students Highlight the Importance of Remaining Substance Free During the 9th Annual “We Are Hope” Week

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (February 24, 2023) – In partnership with Hope Coalition, students in Henderson County Public Schools’ four middle and six high schools are taking a public stand against substance misuse during the week-long “We Are Hope” campaign February 27-March 03. Since 2015, the schools’ student government organizations and leaders have organized the campaign in […]

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