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New Hanover County Schools Plans Open House Dates for 2012-2013 School Year

New Hanover County Schools has scheduled the annual district-wide open houses for the 2012-2013 school year. The open house dates are offered to encourage students and their parents to visit their assigned school before the new school year begins. The first day of school for traditional calendar students is Monday, August 27, 2012. Parents may contact their child’s school directly to learn more about its scheduled open house.

The NHCS Open House schedule for the 2012-2013 school year is as follows:

Year-Round Elementary Schools
NHCS’ year-round elementary schools, Codington and Eaton, will hold “Meet Your Teacher” on Monday, July 23, 2012, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Codington and Eaton students will begin the new school year on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.

Traditional Elementary Schools
All traditional elementary school open houses will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2012, during each school’s designated time.

Hours 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Alderman Elementary School
  • Anderson Elementary School
  • Bellamy Elementary School
  • Blair Elementary School
  • Bradley Creek Elementary School
  • Carolina Beach Elementary School
  • Castle Hayne Elementary School
  • College Park Elementary School
  • Forest Hills Elementary School
  • Freeman Elementary School of Engineering
  • Gregory Elementary School of Math, Science, Technology
  • Holly Tree Elementary School
  • Murrayville Elementary School
  • Pine Valley Elementary School
  • Snipes Academy of Arts and Design
  • Sunset Park Elementary School
  • Mary C. Williams Elementary School
  • Winter Park Elementary School
  • Wrightsboro Elementary School

Ogden and Parsley elementary schools’ open house will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wrightsville Beach Elementary School will follow the below schedule:
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Last name beginning with A – M
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Last name beginning with N – Z

Lake Forest Academy will hold open house for K – 8 students on Thursday, August 23, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Middle Schools

D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy will hold a family orientation on Thursday, August 16, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and an Open House on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

All traditional middle school open houses will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2012, during each school’s designated time.

  • Holly Shelter Middle School
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (Time Change)

  • Murray Middle School
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - 6th graders & new students
    6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - 7th and 8th graders

  • Myrtle Grove Middle School
    6th graders – 2 sessions
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - last names A-L
    6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - last names M-Z
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. - 7th and 8th graders

  • Noble Middle School
    4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Information session for new students
    4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Roland-Grise Middle School
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Trask Middle School
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - 7th and 8th graders
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - 6th graders

  • Williston Middle School
    5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. – 6th graders
    6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. – 7th and 8th graders

High Schools
Traditional high schools will host their open houses on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, during each school’s designated time. Ashley High School will offer a 9th grade freshman orientation on Wednesday, August 22, 2012.

  • Ashley High School
    Grades 10 through 12 only
    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Grade 9 – Freshman Orientation
    Wednesday, August 22, 2012
    8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Hoggard High School
    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • Laney High School
    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

  • New Hanover High School
    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

  • Mosley Performance Learning
    Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Early College High Schools
Wilmington Early College High School will hold their 9th grade orientation on Thursday, August 9, 2012, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. WECHS will begin the 2012-2013 school year on Monday, August 13th.

Isaac Bear Early College High School will hold their 9th grade orientation on Tuesday, August 21, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. IBECHS will start the 2012-2013 school year on Wednesday, August 22nd.

Pre-K Centers
Open house information for Mary Washington Howe Pre-Kindergarten Center and Dorothy B. Johnson Pre-Kindergarten Center will be held on staggered enrollment days. Parents will be notified of dates and times.

 

 

Updated: 08/06/2012