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HCPS Earns Statewide Recognition for Excellence in Communications

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (February 5, 2021) – The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) honored Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) for excellence in communications during the 2020 Blue Ribbon Awards, celebrated virtually on Friday. On behalf of the district, HCPS Public Information Officer Molly McGowan Gorsuch won a total of 10 Blue Ribbon Awards for outstanding […]

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Apple Valley Educators Snag NCMLE 2021 Awards

“Team Fortitude,” a three-person teaching team of 8th-grade educators, and a teacher assistant at Apple Valley Middle School (AVMS) have been recognized by the North Carolina Association for Middle Level Education (NCMLE) for their outstanding performance in middle level education. Ashley Ruzich, Jessica Reid and Donna Sargent have been named the NCMLE’s “2021 Teaching Team […]

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Face-to-Face Learning to Resume February 1

Following this afternoon’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) will Return to Learn in February under the same operations as in December before the Winter Break. This means PreK-3 and eligible Intensive Intervention students will begin attending class on campus in-person every school day (Plan A) beginning […]

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Child Care Moving to Weekly Payments in March

These upcoming changes to the HCPS Child Care Services operations were made public when discussed at the January 11, 2021 school board meeting. Additionally, a letter explicitly communicating these changes was sent directly to families who use the HCPS Child Care Services on Friday, Jan. 22. Beginning March 1, reservations in HCPS Child Care programs […]

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Auxiliary Services on Plan C

Auxiliary Services on Plan C Child Nutrition Services Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) will continue providing reliable student meals during implementation of the fully remote learning model. Beginning Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, HCPS will provide grab-and-go pickup meals at no cost to children ages 2-18 at 15 school sites on school days during implementation of Plan […]

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HCPS to Operate Under Plan C Beginning January 7

Following this afternoon’s approval by the Henderson County Board of Public Education, Henderson County Public Schools will “Return to Learn” from Winter Break on Thursday, Jan. 7 under Plan C – the fully remote learning model, with the goal of returning to in-person learning on February 1. As discussed in December, January’s regularly scheduled school […]

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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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HCPS Seeks Bids for Athletics Streaming Presenting Sponsor

Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) is seeking advertising bids for the “District Champ for HCPS Athletics” Presenting Sponsor Package, with tier exclusivity across the district’s 4 high school athletic streaming channels on the NFHS Network for the remainder of the Fall 2020 athletic season. Valued at a minimum of $5,000, the “District Champ for HCPS […]

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Brandon Scott Named New Principal of East Henderson High

East Flat Rock, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2020) – After the holiday break, Brandon Scott will switch offices at East Henderson High, where he’s been named principal, effective Jan. 1, 2021. Currently the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director for the Eagles, Scott will be filling the Principal office vacated by Carl Taylor, who is moving to […]

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