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Henderson County News

County tentatively OKs emergency HVAC replacement at middle schools

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The Henderson County Board of Commissioners moved on Wednesday to authorize an emergency expenditure of $4 million to replace failing heating and air conditioning lines at Rugby and Flat Rock middle schools so the school system can arrange for the work over the summer.   Read Story »

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County schools rank 4th in state

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Henderson County public schools ranked fourth out of 115 public school districts in North Carolina in a measure of how many of its students demonstrated proficiency in grade-level subjects last school year.   Read Story »

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Report card: three schools make a D, two score an A

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Athough three schools made a D on the state's new letter-grade report cards, Henderson County school administrators pointed to the system's overall high marks, including the fifth highest percentage of academic growth targets met in the state, the school system said.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville News

County takes step toward HHS expansion

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It's as common as tears at Move Up and senior play cameos by Bobby Wilkins to see Hendersonville High School students cross Ninth Avenue between Highway 25 and Oakland Avenue.   Read Story »

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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 »

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Kindergarten registration is set

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Parents of children entering kindergarten this fall are asked to register their children for school March 11-13. Children who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 should be registered for kindergarten, the Henderson County school system said.   Read Story »

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Schools save $1.35 million on energy costs, report says

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Henderson County Public Schools' commitment to energy savings has earned a cost savings of more than $1.35 million during the past three years after adjusting for rate increases, an energy consultant says.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

With audience up close, NHHS Studio presents 'The Crucible'

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Lisa K. Bryant is alternately pleased and demanding.   Read Story »

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LIGHTNING RECOMMENDS: Four for School Board

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The Henderson County School Board race produced the usual amount of sparks, which is to say not many.   Read Story »

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County SAT scores rank 9th among 115 school districts

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The Henderson County schools recorded the ninth highest SAT score among 115 school districts in the  North Carolina and third highest in the western region, the county school system said.   Read Story »

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Clear Creek's Reneau named principal of the year

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Clear Creek Elementary School principal Audrey Reneau, having led her school to state recognition as an Honor School of Excellence for three years straight, has been named the Wells-Fargo principal of the year in Henderson County.   Read Story »

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Bike rally kicks off Bruce Drysdale fundraiser

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Bruce Drysdale Elementary School kids clicked off a quarter mile at a time, a fraction of the mountains-to-sea ride that a local bicyclist rider will make on their behalf. The kids were getting in shape for their part of the fundraiser, which has a goal of $30,000 to buy additional computer accessories and playground equipment at Bruce Drysdale.   Read Story »

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'Laser focus' helps boost Drysdale scores

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Bruce Drysdale Elementary School principal Christine Smith answered instantly when asked what accounts for the school's impressive gains in student test scores.   Read Story »

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Bruce Drysdale, Sugarloaf, Balfour Ed Center post impressive growth

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Bruce Drysdale and Sugarloaf elementary schools and Balfour Education Center showed impressive gains in test scores, and five schools earned the top recognition in state test scores released today.   Read Story »

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Hendersonville News

Residents to rededicate Ninth Ave. school marker

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Residents have been invited to the rededication of a historic marker on U.S. 64 West and Valley Street in Hendersonville next week.   Read Story »

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