Tiny Tornadoes

Tiny Tornadoes

Hickory High offers many services for preschool age children. See below for more information and to meet our staff.

Hickory High Preschool

Hickory Public Schools offers comprehensive services to 3 and 4 year old preschool children with special needs. If you are concerned about the speech, language, hearing, motor, cognitive, self-help, or social-emotional skills of your child, please complete a Permission to Screen and return it to the preschool office. Please fax the form to (828) 326-7101 or email it to Karla Carpenter. For more information contact Karla Carpenter at (828) 322-5860.

Hickory High also offers two developmental preschool classroom for 3 and 4 year old children. It is located at Hickory High School. We accept fee payers, NCPK, and children with special needs. Fee payers pay $485 per month ($121.25 a week). Please click here for an application.

North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten (NCPK) slots are for children who will be 4 by August 31st of the upcoming school year and meet income eligibility requirements. For applications and more information please visit their website.

Hickory High Preschool Staff

Karla Carpenter

Preschool Coordinator

Andrea Little

Preschool Itinerant Teacher

Email: littlean@hickoryschools.netPhone: Phone: (828) 485 - 3810

Dr. Gail Summer

ESL PreK Specialist

April Icard

Classroom Teacher

Email: icardap@hickoryschools.netTwitter: @hhstinytornadoPhone: (828) 485-3826Classroom Website: Click Here

Karen Morrison

Classroom Teacher

Email: morrisonka@hickoryschools.netPhone: (828) 485-3826

Tina Boss

Classroom Assistant

Email: bossti@hickoryschools.net

Lisa Corpening

Classroom Assistant

Email: corpeningli@hickoryschools.net

Stephanie Heavner

Classroom Assistant

Email: heavnerst@hickoryschools.net