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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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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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