Blue light glasses popular with students

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches on, and millions of Americans work and attend school from home, blue light glasses are quickly growing in popularity. The glasses block a blue-colored, high energy ray of...

County provides students with Chromebook cases

Following students returning to school in person under Plan-B, it was announced on Oct. 14 that carrying cases for Chromebooks would be available for students.  Students returning to school have been given...

iOS 14 introduces new features

On Sept. 16 Apple released the new iOS 14 software update for iPhone users. This software update includes features such as redesigned widgets, changes to FaceTime and phone call display, options to customize...

Students return to in-person learning

Students returned to school today, Sept. 28, for the first time since March 13. Earlier this month, the school board voted to enforce Plan B, which allows students to return to school on a limited...

Students to return to school under Plan B

After an extended meeting on Sept. 8, the Henderson County School Board voted to let students return to school on a limited schedule. Plan B would allow students in grades 3-12 to attend in-person classes on a...

Dr. John Bryant named new HCPS superintendent

On Sept. 8, 2020, Dr. John Bryant was named the new superintendent of Henderson County Public Schools. This was announced during the monthly meeting of the Henderson County Board of Public Education. This...

President Trump visits local produce company

President Donald Trump visited the Flavor First Growers and Packers facility in Mills River, N.C. on Monday to speak about the Farmers to Families Food Box program, which Flavor First has been involved with by...

Jackie Corn as new head baseball coach

On Thursday Aug. 13, it was announced that West Henderson’s head baseball coach, Wesley King, would be leaving West and coaching at Christ School. King has coached at West since 2017, and will always be a...

Students start school year virtually

When the first day of school comes around each year, most American students typically prep themselves by picking out their favorite outfit and putting together their bookbags for the next morning. This year,...