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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

State House passes local bills

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A bill that would make it easier for the Hendersonville City Council to raise its pay passed the state House and went to the way to the Senate on Monday.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Legislature | Balfour Education Center

Henderson County News

Balfour rescues a student and then watches her rise

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Her teachers now are not surprised at Sydney Singleton’s achievements. But two years ago, few would have predicted her success, starting with Sydney herself.   Read Story »

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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Balfour's Parent has already won

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Five months ago, when he proposed renaming Balfour Education Center, principal Kent Parent said he wanted to make sure that students weren't stigmatized.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Schools | Balfour Education Center | Kent Parent

Henderson County News

Balfour paves path to success

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In a mechatronics class, students used wheels, scissors, tape and their imaginations to create "sail cars." Tested with 10 seconds of wind from a box fan on the floor, the exercise teaches the students something about dynamics.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County School Board | Henderson County schools | Balfour Education Center | Kent Parent

Henderson County News

Balfour's Kent Parent named principal of the year

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Balfour Education Center principal Kent Parent last week was named the 2014 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for the Henderson County public schools.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Schools | Balfour Education Center | Kent Parent

Henderson County News

SLIDESHOW: BALFOUR, Class of 2013

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In some towns in America, principal Kent Parent told Balfour Education Center 2013 graduates Friday night, you could get arrested for hooting and hollering for loved ones at a graduation. "Not here," he said.   Read Story »

Tags: Balfour | Balfour School | Balfour Education Center | Kent Parent