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New Principals for Clear Creek, Upward Elementaries Named

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (July 6, 2021) – New in the 2021-2022 school year, Dena Wolfe will be leading the pack at Clear Creek Elementary and Upward Elementary’s Eagles will be led by Michael Gates. Up until July 1, Wolfe had been serving as Assistant Principal at Flat Rock Middle and Gates was Assistant Principal for the […]

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2021 Summer Meals (Updated)

**UPDATE: At the request of private property management, the Henderson County Public Schools’ “Meals On the Bus” will no longer be stopping at the Leisure Lane site as part of the district’s 2021 Summer Food Service Program. Effective Tuesday, June 29, 2021, the previously scheduled 1:50 p.m. stop at Leisure Lane along Route 1 will […]

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Two Hendersonville Middle Performances Featured in National History Day Showcase

Two projects created and performed by Hendersonville Middle School (HMS) students are being featured in the first-of-its-kind National History Day (NHD) National Contest virtual performance showcase! Hosted online by the National Women’s History Museum (NWHM) through June 28, the virtual showcase features 20 performances researched, written, staged, and performed by middle and high school students […]

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HCPS Receives 2nd National Board Accomplished District Designation

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 16, 2021) – Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) has once again been acknowledged by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) as a National Board Accomplished District, which recognizes districts in which at least 20% of teachers have achieved National Board certification. Henderson County Public Schools is one of 79 districts […]

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New Principals for Bruce Drysdale, Etowah Elementaries Named

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 14, 2021) – The Henderson County Board of Public Education is moving forward in naming a new administration team at Bruce Drysdale Elementary (BDS), following Principal Eric Gash’s decision to take a one-year leave of absence to pursue a political career. Effective July 1, Jason Joyce will be Bruce Drysdale’s new full-time […]

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Dr. Marcie Wilson is New Director of Student Achievement

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2021) – Beginning this summer, Dr. Marcie Wilson will join the Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS) Instructional Services Team as the district’s first Director of Student Achievement. On July 1, Wilson will transition from her role as Principal of Clear Creek Elementary, where she’s led the Cubs for 7 years. As […]

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Rugby’s Women’s Teams Sweep Blue Ridge Conference

In what Rugby Middle’s Athletic Director calls “one of the most competitive girls athletics seasons,” the Lady Raiders managed to clinch a full-conference sweep of the Blue Ridge Conference women’s team sports championships. That means, in addition to achieving strong winning seasons across the board, the women’s volleyball, cross country, basketball, softball, soccer, and track teams […]

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HCPS Honors 67 Top Scholars in Class of 2021

After an unfortunate hiatus in 2020 due to the pandemic, the annual Top Scholars celebration is returning to Henderson County Public Schools (HCPS), albeit in a new form. Sixty-seven of the district’s highest-achieving graduating seniors will be honored this evening at 6 p.m. during 2020-2021 Top Scholars recognitions held throughout the county. An annual celebration […]

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100% of 4th Grade Class Achieves i-Ready Goal

This week, district leaders and representatives from Curriculum Associates have been celebrating Marcie Burlett’s 4th grade class at Upward Elementary for an accomplishment that would be cause for recognition anytime – but is even more impressive given the challenges of hybrid and remote learning this school year. In Burlett’s class, 100% of students reached the […]

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