New Hanover County Schools


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New Hanover County Schools to Host 5th Annual Magnet and Choice Schools Fair

New Hanover County Schools will hold its annual Magnet and Choice Schools Fair on Thursday, February 20, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Independence Mall Center Court. The Magnet and Choice Schools Fair is an opportunity for the district to share with parents and the community detailed information about programs and how to register students. Each school and invited community partner will have a table to promote their school/organization. 
The Magnet and Choice Schools Fair will provide information on the following topics:
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  • Special Programs
  • Academic Programs
  • Gifted Programs
  • Student Perspectives
  • Staff Perspectives
  • Benefits
  • Lottery Process (where applicable)
  • School Calendars
  • Application Timeline
All parents living in New Hanover County are welcome to attend. Bilingual liaisons will be available as well as a representative from Student Support Services to answer any enrollment questions that parents may have. There will be entertainment and door prizes, the event is free to attend.
For more information, contact Dr. LaChawn Smith, Deputy Superintendent, at 910-254-4314, or