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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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Proud to be a Principal by Dr. Lauren Kefalonitis

In honor of National Principals Month, New Hanover County Schools’ Principal of the Year, Dr. Lauren Kefalonitis, has prepared this week’s blog. Dr. Kefalonitis is principal of Bradley Creek Elementary School. As a school leader, our top commitment is to … Continue reading

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Nourish NC – Makes It Happen by Dr. Tim Markley

This past week, I had the privilege to speak at the annual Nourish NC gala. It was great event that raised support and awareness for a more than worthy cause – childhood hunger. The information that was presented during the … Continue reading

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NHCS Cares: Showing Support for Victims of Hurricane Harvey

by Tufanna Thomas and Valita Quattlebaum Eaton Elementary students displaying money raised from their Coin War. Most of us have never seen anything like Hurricane Harvey. After the monster hurricane’s devastation, thousands of people across Texas and along the Gulf … Continue reading

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Make It Happen! by Dr. Tim Markley, Superintendent

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen,” Michael Jordan – Laney High School Class of 1981.
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