Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lessons Learned from Miss Irene

by Chief Communications Officer Valita Quattlebaum Just as we were all focused on the start of an exciting new school year, Hurricane Irene blew into town and put all of the district’s emergency resources to the test. Employees from the … Continue reading

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Explanation of What Budget Cuts Mean for Our Schools

On Thursday, students will return to school for the 2011-12 school year. I have a lot of hope for this year. There were continued signs of progress last year. Overall student proficiencies and our graduation rate increased and we had … Continue reading

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Reach, Equip, Achieve

It is hard to believe, but the official first day of school for traditional calendar students is fast approaching. I am excited about this year because it will be my first full year with New Hanover County Schools. Last year, … Continue reading

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