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updated August 2017

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Volunteer Record Log - In an effort to improve our records of volunteer hours completed OUTSIDE of school, the PTA has created a form for volunteers to fill out in order to log such hours. This includes time spent on PTA or classroom related clerical tasks, preparing for a PTA event, and volunteering at Freeman. Please click on the link below to help us record your hours!

Thanks for your cooperation and most of all thank you for volunteering!

Student Accident Insurance Information
Information and forms will be sent home with students at the beginning of the school year.
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personally owned wifi-enabled devices

(Bring Your Own Device)

When appropriate for use in the classroom, some teachers allow the use of students' personally owned devices for specific instructional use if a parent/guardian signed BYOD form is returned to the school. 

Students must use the district’s secured wireless network (NHCS_BYOD) and have a working knowledge of their own device and be able to follow directions on how to connect their device to the NHCS_BYOD network. 

For more information about the NHCS BYOD policy, the Student Agreement Form, well as directions for access on a variety of devices, visit the NHCS BYOD webpage.

Student Forms

The following is a list of some of the forms that will be sent home with a student when he/she enrolls.

Required to be signed and returned:


More forms may be found on this page on the NHCS website:

Connect 5 Message Replay instructions
     Opt Out / Opt Back In Hotline Info

NHCS 2017-2018 Testing Calendar

NHCS Instructional Resources for Parents

North Carolina Read to Achieve
A Guide to Implementing House Bill 950/S.L. 2012-142 Section 7A and House Bill 230

House Bill 1032 - Reasonable Force

Read to Achieve - information for parents of third graders.

A Reading Resource for Parents: Helping Young Children with Comprehension
From DPI
This booklet includes:

  • Sample activities to use as follow-up to reading text
  • Links to websites with more reading resources
  • Visuals and graphics to help children organize thoughts
  • Questions that align specifically to the reading standards

Spanish version:  Un Recurso de Lectura para Padres

NHCS Instructional Resources for Parents

Cafeteria / Menus / Child Nutrition Information
6 ways parents can foster good technology habits - article from ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education)
Milestones:  A free online collection of videos aimed at helping parents understand grade-level expectations in grades K-5. Milestones show students demonstrating what success looks like in reading, writing and math, grade by grade. 
National PTA Parent Guides provide an overview of what your child will learn by the end of each grade level in mathematics and English language arts/literacy. This information is also provided in Spanish.

NC Public Schools / Department of Public Instruction

Education Acronyms - Ever wonder what that educational jargon really means? Visit this page on the NC Public Schools website and become enlightened!

Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards - provides guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning.
Admongo - Children are exposed to advertising every day in most every environment. Many ads target kids ages 8 to 12. This game, created by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) teaches children not only how recognize ads but also how to decode and understand them. As a parent, you can be a valuable partner in this campaign to help equip your kids with the critical thinking skills they need to be smarter consumers.
Whyzz - The website for parents of inquisitive young children.  Type in your 'why', 'what', or 'how' question.  Answers are explained in kid-ready language suitable for children aged three to eight.
The Book Seer - Type in the book title and author and this website will recommend other books you may like. - a listing of kid friendly sites for learning and for fun.

Links to webpages from the U.S. Dept. of Education:

Gang Resistance Education And Training (G.R.E.A.T.) is a gang and violence prevention program built around school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curricula and is taught to 5th graders.

Magazine Directory - find the on-line version of just about any magazine you are looking for

Internet Use
Online Safety and Privacy Issues for Your Children

Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Homework Spot (for Parents)
Discovery School for Parents
Figure This! - Family Corner - Math challenges for your family.
Librarian's Index to the Internet - The Librarians' Index to the Internet (LII) is a searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 9,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries. LII is used by both librarians and the general public as a reliable and efficient guide to Internet resources.
StartSpot Network - Links to searching for books, movies, jobs, genealogy, homework, libraries, museums, and much more.
Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. - RIF develops and delivers children's and family literacy programs that help prepare young children for reading and motivate school-age children to read regularly.
Math Fact Cafe - Math facts practice sheets you can print and practice on at home. Depending upon the grade level, there is practice in addition (including decimals), subtraction, multiplication, division, time, money, and fractions.  There are also 'flash cards' that students could practice with while on the Internet. Math Fact Cafe logo

Patriot Kids on the beach


Summer Learning, Summer Fun! - A list of fun activities for extending and enriching learning during the summer.


We have many links to web resources for our visitors.
If ever you find any that are no longer working, please email and let us know so that we can fix this webpage.


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