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NHCS Storm Stories – Bringing School Families Together

In our next installment of NHCS Storm Stories, we learn how Hurricane Florence left her destructive mark on College Park Elementary, and how the school families of Castle Hayne Elementary and Holly Shelter Middle School welcomed College Park staff and … Continue reading

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NHCS Storm Stories Series Continues

As our community and the southeast region continue to recover and rebuild from Hurricane Florence, NHCS-TV has produced two more videos to include as part of the Superintendent’s Blog Storm Stories series. These videos share the stories of a NHCS … Continue reading

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NHCS Storm Stories

On September 14th and 15th, our county, our region, and our state experienced a weather situation unlike no other – Hurricane Florence. As you are aware, countless homes and businesses sustained severe damage and some were even destroyed. Roads have … Continue reading

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It’s Never Firecrackers Here

by Dr. Tim Markley, Superintendent Every once in a while, we need a reminder about the importance of public education. Being a strong advocate for public education, I would not have necessarily thought that I needed a reminder, but I got … Continue reading

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New School Year, New Beginning

by Christen Howe, NHCS 2018-19 Teacher of the Year Welcome back to a new school year! One thing I love about the beginning of the school year is that everyone, including educators, is given a fresh start, a new opportunity … Continue reading

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Building Brains for Success Through Play and Connection: NHCS Early Childhood Year in Review

by NHCS Early Childhood Education Department During the 2017-2018 school year, the NHCS Early Childhood Education Program (NHCS ECE) served over 870 children ages 3 and 4 in 50 public and private school classrooms across the county. Preschool children are … Continue reading

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2018-19 NHCS Principal of the Year – Krista Holland

Earlier this month, Anderson Elementary School Principal – Krista C. Holland – was selected as NHCS’ 2018-19 Principal of the Year. Mrs. Holland gave an inspiring acceptance speech during the district’s Educator of the Year Awards Banquet. Her inspirational speech … Continue reading

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Reduction in Juvenile Data through School Justice Partnership

by Dr. Tim Markley, Superintendent I was recently invited to a meeting about the Juvenile Reinvestment Act (Raise the Age). At this meeting, there was a review of juvenile data related to courts and criminal charges. The data showed an … Continue reading

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NHCS Summer Library Program 2018: Growing Readers & Learners Through Our School Libraries

by Jeannie Timken, NHCS Digital Teaching & Learning Specialist Research shows that when students read over the summer, they come back to school better prepared for the challenges of a new school year. In fact, reading just five books during … Continue reading

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Be the Best You for Your Students

by Adriana Poveromo, NHCS Rookie Teacher of the Year “The dream begins with a teacher – who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth.” … Continue reading

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