Photo by Darrin Phegley Since 1996, Voya Financial through its Voya Unsung Heroes Grant, has awarded nearly $5 million dollars to educators across the United States for various Innovative Teaching Programs in and outside of the classroom. The grants range from $2,000 to $25,000. This year the
Finding A Love For Reading Through HCS Read Program Four years ago, Henderson County Schools started the HCS Reads initiative as a way for the school district to partner with families in our community to inspire a love of reading. You may be familiar with the popular “Winter Reading Challenge”
The Musical may have been Canceled, but HCHS Students Will Be Ready When They Can Return to the Stage It seems almost cliche to bemoan the many cancellations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s certainly disheartening to hear of customary events like spring sports, prom, and graduation
In light of postponements, cancellations, and uncertainties about educational events and services in Henderson County; one mission would not be stopped by the COVID-19 pandemic. That was to feed Henderson County students. Food insecurity is one of the leading causes of poor performance for
Elementary students welcome two teachers from China to teach the Chinese language “Expand Our Horizons” is the theme for the 2019-2020 Henderson County School year. Students and teachers have been challenged to reach new heights, explore new ideas, try new innovative concepts, and gain knowledge
Student Ambassadors bridge the gap between HCHS and the community. It sometimes starts with a handshake. Other times a song as Freshmen enter the school for the first time. Yet, it always ends with the same goal: representing the best that Henderson County High School has to offer. The smile, song,
The Build-A-Bed project has provided children in our community a warm and comfortable place to sleep at night. The first year I was involved with Build-a-Bed, I helped deliver a bed to a home. I met a young lady; we will call her Susie. Susie was 6 or 7 years old and lived with her grandmother.
When you visit Bend Gate Elementary School, you may hear students talking about the Steamy Swamp. It may take you by surprise and make you wonder if they are talking about a science project or a recess game. The Steamy Swamp The Steamy Swamp is indeed a place at Bend Gate Elementary School.
For the two weeks around Memorial Day, the tranquil green grass of Central Park is transformed into a sea of white crosses. Gratitude can be given to the American Legion Post 40 and a collaboration of many other groups and individuals, including Henderson War Memorial, North Middle School, WARM
This trail isn't your average haunted event. It is a hauntingly horrifying Halloween experience. Chickens need not go. However, for those brave souls that do venture into the night on October 20th and 21st, know your screams will support a good cause. The Story Behind the Trail The fear you