Author Archives: crystal.buie

Beyond Zip Codes…the Voices of Our Children

During the recent 8th Annual Legislative Luncheon, NHCS Principal of the Year and Principal of Anderson Elementary - Krista Holland – presented a video speech – Beyond Zip Codes – the Voices of the Our Children. The powerful video highlights Mrs. … Continue reading

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What Do You Do With a Chance?

Last week during NHCS’ 8th Annual Legislative Luncheon, NHCS Teacher of the Year and Southeast Region Teacher of the Year – Christy Howe – presented the following speech. This is the question posed by one of my favorite picture books … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Hope After the Storm

by Valita Quattlebaum, APR As we approach the 2018 holiday season, we at New Hanover County Schools are filled with gratitude for the kindness and hope the storm recovery has brought our way. We are grateful that we were able … Continue reading

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NHCS Storm Stories

In our last installment of NHCS Storm Stories, a NHCS teacher shares her desire to help others while she deals with the loss of her home.

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Leading the Way

Each year, I write a blog post about the performance of our schools. Typically, I do this blog in October, but due to the hurricane, it has put us a little behind our regular schedule. I still think it is … Continue reading

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Getting Back to the Business of School

Storm recovery…Where to begin? From home life to work life and everything in between, our region is now in recovery mode from Hurricane Florence. We are now dealing with insurance adjusters, contractors, tree removal, and other tasks to help restore … Continue reading

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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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