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EdCamp Beach

by David Glenn,  NHCS Regional STEM Specialist Join Us This Month at EdCamp Beach! April 28, 2018 – Castle Hayne Elementary New Hanover County Schools has countless selling points: its historic downtown, the Cape Fear River, the balmy weather, and … Continue reading

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The International School at Gregory – Two Years Later

by Leigh Ann Lampley, Principal The decision to move to Wilmington N.C. to be the principal of an Immersion School that was in transition was one that I did not take lightly. I knew this would be a challenging experience; … Continue reading

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I Am the Bridge

Last week, NHCS hosted the 7th Annual Legislative Luncheon. NHCS Teacher of Year – Angela Hewett – Art Teacher at Ashley High School – was one of the presenters. Her inspirational speech, I Am the Bridge, brought a standing ovation … Continue reading

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A Message from Superintendent Markley – School Safety is Everyone’s Business

Dear Parents: This has been a challenging week for us all in light of the recent events that have happened – both nationally and locally.  I’d like to take a moment to reiterate that ensuring safety in our schools is … Continue reading

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New Hanover County Health Department in Conjunction with NHCS Provides School Nurses

by Dr. Rick Holliday, Deputy Superintendent The New Hanover County Health Department works with our school system to provide school nurses in our schools, and they are an integral part to the academic success of our students. New Hanover County … Continue reading

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Digital Security: Keeping NHCS Safe

by Dawn Brinson, NHCS Chief Technology Officer One of New Hanover County Schools’ main priorities is keeping students safe while at school.  Safety is not limited to just physical safety, but also digital safety. As you may have heard on … Continue reading

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Be in the Moment

by Julie Askew, Director of Special Education & Related Services During the holidays, we are excited about festivities and always in a rush to fulfill our elaborate plans for family gatherings and gift-giving.  There is a buzz of energy, engaging … Continue reading

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Working without a Safety Net

by Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley As a superintendent, some of the most frequent questions I hear are:  “Why doesn’t my child bring home a text book?” and “How can they learn without a book?” The answers to these questions are … Continue reading

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Building a Foundation

by Shannon Smiles, Director – NHCS Early Childhood Education By the time some children reach kindergarten, they are already far behind their peers in skills and measures of school readiness. These educational gaps tend to be much more difficult and … Continue reading

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HELP IS STILL NEEDED IN OUR COMMUNITY

by Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley and                                                                      … Continue reading

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