District News

A Star Among Us

Choir and Theater Director/Teacher, Mr. Cooper has been recently honored by being one of 25 semifinalists for the Music Educator Award, presented by the Recording Foundation and the Grammy Foundation. Continue reading to see nominee videos and more!

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Microsoft IT Academy

Henry County High School is proud to announce the addition of Microsoft IT Academy to its collection of resources to help students become college, career, and life ready!

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Community Events for Parents and Students

See the attached for various community events for Henry County Parents, Students and Families.  Click here to read more.

9 HCHS Freshman attend iLead Academy

Nine Henry County Freshman attend Regional Career Academy.




Campbellsburg PTSO Sponsors Color Run on September 19

The Campbellsburg PTSO and the Sophomore Class at Henry County High School are sponsoring a Color Run on September 19 on the HCHS campus.  For more information and registration for the race, contact Campbellsburg Elementary at 845-8630.

New Calling System

Henry County Public Schools has switched its calling system to IC Messenger.  The new system will allow for some additional features that we did not have before.

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Middle School Orientation

Henry County Middle School will be holding orientations for 6th and 7th grade on Tuesday the 28th and 8th grade on Wednesday the 29th.  Please click to read more about times, fees and other important information.

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iLead Academy Students Chosen!

As printed in the Henry Count Local, May 13, 2015

First class chosen for iLEAD school



Nine Henry County students will join the first class at the iLEAD Academy, the regional career academy focusing on technology, math and advanced manufacturing that launches in the 2015-2016 school year.

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HCMS Energy Team Educating School on What it Takes to be More Efficient!

The HCMS Energy Team has been busy the last two months educating our staff and students about energy efficiency and conservation practices within our school. Based on data collected from observations and staff surveys, we think our project is a success!

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2015 K-PREP!!

HCMS students and staff give helpful advice for doing your best on the K-PREP test!

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Drive 4 Ur School

When:  May 16 from 10-3
Where:  Henry County High School
Why:  Fundraiser for The Class of 2016

The Class of 2016 will receive $20 for every person up to 300 that come and test drive a car.  No purchase necessary.  We will have vendors, and The Smoke Doctors will be serving food.  We will also have mechanics here who will look at peoples cars, and we will make $10 a person for this. 

CONGRATULATIONS!!! HCHS Choral Students Continue to Excel

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!  HCHS Choral students continue to excel. All 11 Solos and Ensembles representing Henry County High School just received Distinguished ratings.   Click more to see the names of these outstanding students.

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Jasmine Blade elected as State Officer for Spanish Honor Society


The Juntos Aprendemos  chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica would like to congratulate Jasmine Blade for being elected to State office this weekend at the convention.  This is a great honor for our school and our young chapter of SHH.  Please congratulate Jasmine as well as Devon Haberman, who ran a good campaign for vice president but came up short in a close race.  Felicidades to these outstanding students!


iLead Academy - Coming Fall of 2015

Henry, Trimble, Carroll, Owen, and Gallatin Counties plan to open  regional high school (iLead Academy) in the Fall 2015.  Read full story from press conference from press conference in Frankfort.  Click on the link below to read more



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Henry County Middle School Needs Your Input

The Henry County Middle School Site Based Decision Making Council is in the process of selecting a principal for next school year.  The site based council would appreciate your input about the characteristics important to you in your next principal.  Please complete the suvey at the following link. 


Thanks for you input.

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New Castle Elementary Parents: Your Input is Needed

The New Castle Elementary School Site Based Decision Making Council is in the process of selecting a principal for next school year.  The site based council would appreciate your input about the characteristics important to you in your next principal.  Please complete the suvey at the following link. 


Thanks for your input.

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HCPS Theatre presents "Grease"

Don't miss the HCPS Theatre production of Grease.

Tickets for the musical Grease are now on sale!  Performances are April 23-25 at 7 pm and April 26 at 3 pm.

 Tickets are available through our tickets website, http://www.ticketpeak.com/HCPSfinearts

or by visiting the box office Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays after spring break from 3:30 to 6:00 pm.

CONGRATS High School STLP Winners!

Congratulations to the following students for winning at the State STLP Championship for their video productions!



1st Place in PSA, "Underaged Drinking"

  • Izabelle Miller, Editor/Videographer
  • Justice Kirk, Actor

2nd Place in Feature, "Vamp and the Falcon"

  • Frankie Taylor, Actor
  • Bo Wagner, Actor
  • Rachel Vegh, Actor
  • Terralynn Smith, Editor/Videographer

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016 school year will take place at each elementary school the week of April 13 – 17.  You may register your child any time between 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM.  On Thursday, April 16 you may register until 6:00 PM.  If you have questions regarding the registration process or documents that you need to have with you in order to register your child, please call the elementary school your child will be attending. 

Campbellsburg Elementary Academic Team - District Runner -UP

CONGRATULATIONS to the Campbellsburg Elementary Academic Team
District Runner-up
Also Received the Sportsmanship Award
Quick recall - 2nd place
Future Problem Solvers - 1st place
Jacob Cummins -3rd place math
Reagan Morgan – 3rd place social studies and 1st place language arts
Holly Hosey – 5th place arts and humanities and 5th place written composition
Brianna Ward – 1st place written composition

Zombie Run Rules
  1. Runners will start with a caution flag. They will need to keep the flag somewhere in their waistband so a zombie has the opportunity to grab it. 
  2. Runners will collect a new flag each time they lap. After collecting the flag, the runner must put it in their waistband so the zombie has an opportunity to grab it. 
  3. A runner may not hold onto their flags during the race.
  4. A runner must stay on the paved path in order to complete the 5K. 
  5. If a zombie takes their flag, the runner may still continue to run the race. 
  6. The goal is to get through the race with all four flags. 
  7. The color of the flag signifies the lap the runner has completed:
    • Lap 1 - Pink
    • Lap 2 - Orange
    • Lap 3 - Green

1st Annual Spring Zombie Attack 5K

You are invited to the 1st Annual Spring Zombie Attack 5K sponsored by the HCMS Sharpen the Saw Committee!  Attached is the registration form for the event or you can pick one up in the middle school office.   March 10th is the deadline for registration forms in order to receive a T-shirt on the day of the race, however you will still be able to register the day and receive a t-shirt post race.

Please download, print and send in your registration form with payment.

HCHS Wins KySTE Grant!

Congratulations to Henry County High School and grant writer Rachel Burgin for securing over $21K to fund technology to support literacy!

The Theatre Downstream Presents ...

With two successful shows under their belts, the dedicated members of Henry County’s Theatre Downstream are excited to announce their next project “It’s Complicated: An Evening of One Acts About Life, Love and Other
Important Things.”

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Cheer Clinic

The cheer clinic hosted by the Henry County High School cheerleaders has been cancelled.  There is no reschedule date at this time.

ACT Test Date

On Tuesday, March 3rd all juniors will be taking the ACT.  The test will begin at 8:30 and will end around 12:15.    The ACT is a national test that students can use when applying for technical, business, community and 4 year colleges.  Students can also receive bonus KEES money for college based on their ACT score.  This test will indicate whether your child has met benchmark and is college ready.  This is an important test for your child and a great opportunity to take the test for free.  We need to make sure all juniors are here on Tuesday, March3rd and that they arrive on time.  Please make every effort to make sure your child is in attendance on March 3rd.  If you have any questions about the ACT please contact Mrs. Rice. 

Latest on 8th grade Job Shadowing for Monday

Our scheduled 8th grade job shadowing opportunity is still occurring on Monday, February 23rd. There is a copy of the job shadowing assignment on the middle school web-site under the document section of Mrs. Lineman’s web page. Paper copies will be available in the front office all day Friday. If neither of these options is acceptable, we will make accommodations to the assignment upon the students’ return on Tuesday. Late permission forms that did not get turned in due to this week’s cancellation can be held onto and turned in upon return as well. Any further weather issues for Monday, please use your best judgment and we will work with students and parents on alternative opportunities.

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Network Cabling RFP

Henry County Public Schools is currently receiving Requests for Proposal on network cabling upgrade projects.  The RFP and associated forms may be obtained online at HERE or at the Henry County Board of Education, 326 South Main Street, New Castle, KY 40050.

Early College Informational Meeting - Rescheduled

There will be a JCTC Early College Informational Meeting on February 3 at 6pm in the Henry County High School Library.  This meeting is for any current junior that is interested in the Early College program for their senior year.

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Campbellsburg Elementary 5th Graders Visit Northern Kentucky University
NCES Follett Challenge

New Castle Elementary took the challenge - help us win the “People’s Choice” award for $8,000.  Watch our video “NCES, Thinking Strategies” and vote for us every day Jan. 19 – 30, 2015.  Click HERE to vote.

Auditions for Spring Musical: "Grease"

Auditions for the spring musical, Grease, will be after school Tuesday and Thursday of next week (Jan 13 & 15).

4th and 5th graders may audition for chorus parts. There are no major roles for younger students in this show. Elementary students MUST have a parent at the audition and will be required to sign an agreement prior to the audition. Students should prepare a small portion (12-24 measures) of a song from a musical. Auditions will start at 3:40 and audition time slots are first come, first served.

New Castle 5th Graders visit the University of Louisville

New Castle Elementary 5th grade students visit the University of Louisville. 

Henry County High School Cheerleaders are 8th region champs!

The Henry County High School cheerleaders won 1st place in the large division at the 8th region cheerleading competition on Saturday.  The girls will travel to Lexington to compete in the state competition on December 13.

3rd Annual Food Drive by Smoke Doctors

Please help us to celebrate the 3rd annual food drive by Smoke Doctors.  November 22, 2014 12:00pm -3:00pm at 2914 Lagrange Rd., New Castle

Bring 3 cans of ffod and receive a pork sandwich, bag of chips and a drink for FREE!!!!!

Canned food will be donated to the Henry County Family Resource Center

5K Turkey Trot and Family Fun Run at Eastern Elementary

When:  Saturday November 15

Time:  Registration begins at 8:30am

           5K Fun Run at 9:00am




Take the LEAN Pledge!

Click here to take the LEAN pledge to STOP the bullying!  Let's make Henry County green on the statistics map during Safe Schools Week, October 19-25!

Halloween Spook'tacular at Henry County High School

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 6:30pm in the HCHS Auditorium