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updated Nov. 2015

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NHCS Volunteer Program
Please visit this resource for information about policies pertaining to volunteering in NHCS schools.
strong Parsley's Volunteer Orientation & Training Information

NHCS Instructional Resources for Parents

2015 - 2016 Testing Calendar

Connect 5 Message Replay instructions
Cafeteria / Menus / Child Nutrition Information
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.
North Carolina Writing Assessment Online Interactive Training System - interactive site provides teachers, administrators, parents, and students the opportunity to practice applying the North Carolina Writing Assessment Scoring Model to student responses

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
Children's Technology Review - Wonder what software is appropriate for your child? This site will help you decide what software and interactive media is best for your family.
Cool math 4 parents at   - Tips, resources, and fun math things to do at home.Cool Math 4 Parents logo
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.
Digital Librarian
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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