New Hanover County Schools




New Hanover County Schools COVID-19 Update for Monday, March 23, 2020

This statement supersedes all previous communication. Please note that this information is accurate as of March 23, 2020 - 5:00 PM. We are continuing to monitor this evolving situation, and we will provide updates.
In response to Governor Cooper’s Executive Order to close K-12 public schools statewide through May 15, New Hanover County Schools is continuing to plan and implement immediate, short, and long-range strategies for remote learning, meal service, NHCS employee on-site and remote work options, facility access, remote access to Board of Education meetings, and more.
At this time, NHCS will continue to follow 2019-2020 instructional calendars with respect to Spring Break. Meal service continues to be offered at 14 school sites and one pre-order pick-up location. Meal service will be offered during Spring Break. Visit for details and program updates.
Throughout the evolving COVID-19 response, NHCS leaders and staff are committed to maintaining our mission and focus on children and staff, learning and teaching, and the safety of our community.