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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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How NHCS Handles Parent and Public Complaints

by Dr. Tim Markley, NHCS Superintendent There has been a lot of discussion recently about how New Hanover County Schools handles parent complaints. I want to assure you that we value parent input on every level, because we know that … Continue reading

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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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