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  • Board of Education member Lisa Estep and Sunset Park students
    Swimming with the Sharks - School Board Member Lisa Estep visited the Sharks at Sunset Park Elementary School to volunteer in student centers and help students with word games.
  • Ashley HS Chorus teacher Alexa Swann and Chief Communications Officer Valita Quattlebaum
    Stay Tuned - Be sure to watch Diversity Matters on NHCS-TV featuring Ashley High School’s Advanced Chorus performing a holiday concert and talking about holiday traditions. Chorus teacher Alexa Swann and Chief Communications Officer Valita Quattlebaum talked about holiday music and cultural diversity.
  • Anderson Elementary students with assistant principal Anastasia Brown and principal Krista Holland
    Keynote Speaker - Anderson Elementary School’s principal Krista Holland was surprised when the Anderson Student Council informed her that she had been selected to serve as the keynote speaker at the 2019 North Carolina Head Start Association Conference.
  • Woodmen Life representatives with Principal Sam Highsmith and media specialists Lori Winner
    Thank You Woodmen Life - Thank you to Woodmen Life for their generous donation to Castle Hayne Elementary School for new books in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
  • Lake Forest Academy Staff
    Lions’ Strength - The staff at Lake Forest Academy offer students academic and behavioral support for students to develop Growth Mindset principles and become independent and productive learners. A special thanks to this hard-working staff for their patience and compassion.
  • CRA Students and a member of the Carolina Panthers
    Character Playbook - Students at the Career Readiness Academy participated in the Character Playbook LIVE with a member of the Carolina Panthers. The program, a partnership between United Way and the NFL, helps students develop skills they’ll need to build healthy relationships through adolescence into adulthood. Students learned that reputation is for a period of time and character is for eternity.
  • Students from College Park Elementary School
    Giving Thanks - Students at College Park Elementary School had an opportunity to explore their creativity and give thanks to the many individuals and organizations who donated books to their school after Hurricane Florence.
  • Hoggard AP Environmental Science students
    Sustainable Feast - Students from the AP Environmental Science class at Hoggard High School participated in a Sustainable Feast with foods they prepared at home.
  • Isaac Bear High School National Honor Society students
    Thanksgiving Spirit - During the month of November, students in the National Honor Society at Isaac Bear Early College collected food to be donated to families at their school and Winter Park Elementary, providing 12 full Thanksgiving meals.
  • Cape Fear River Adventures visit Ogden students
    Tree Study - Staff from Cape Fear River Adventures visited Ogden Elementary School to teach students about dendrochronology. Students learned about the ancient cypress trees on the Black River. They also learned to interpret tree rings to gain an understanding about how the climate has changed over time.
  • Preschool students at the Career Readiness Academy
    Gingerbread Cookies - Preschool students at the Career Readiness Academy incorporated math and literacy skills while making gingerbread cookies. The students measured ingredients, rolled out the cookie dough, and talked about shapes, colors and patterns, and listened to different gingerbread books, comparing the stories to each other.
  • teachers assistants at Williams Elementary School
    Practice Makes Perfect - During a recent staff development seminar, teachers assistants at Williams Elementary School learned some new math games and strategies to help support students.
  • Howe Pre-K students with parent and grandparents
    A Day in the Life at Howe - Students from Howe Pre-K Center welcomed parents and grandparents to their classroom as they demonstrated how they begin their morning routine at school.
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District News (More Stories)
12/17/18 New Hanover County Board of Education to Attend Holiday Event
12/12/08 NHCS Teachers Achieve and Renew National Board Certification
12/06/18 New Hanover County Board of Education Accepting Applications for Student Scholarships for Future Teachers
11/30/18 NHCS Child Nutrition Earns State Honors for Summer Nutrition Program
11/28/18 NHCS Announces Staff Recognitions for Secondary Math Education and Gifted Education
11/27/18 New Hanover County Board of Education Announces Upcoming Meeting and a Meeting Cancellation Updated
11/19/18 Vacancy on Cape Fear Community College Board of Trustees
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NHCS School Report Cards
2018 - 2019 Low Performing School Plans (Public Comment)
NHCS Safety Summit Information and Update
Middle School & High School Redistricting
2018 - 2019 Curriculum Course Guide
2017 - 2018 Read to Achieve Annual Data Report 3rd Grade
2017 - 2018 Read to Achieve Annual Data Report 1st-2nd Grades
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Community Partnerships NHCS Post Hurricane Resources Talking to Students about Disasters CLASS Project: Connecting Libraries and Schools for Success
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