New Hanover County Schools


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Wilmington PD & NHCS Partner for Community Caravan


The Wilmington Police Department and New Hanover County Schools are partnering for a special parade starting at Rachel Freeman School of Engineering, 2601 Princess Pl. Dr. in Wilmington on Monday, March 30, 2020. The parade will start at 2:45 p.m. 
Teachers and police officers will line up and drive out as one big caravan, waving to students and spreading hope and joy to them as they drive past homes. Those participating will decorate their cars and make signs offering words of encouragement. Areas covered include Creekwood, Turnkey, The Cove, and Tidewater. 
Families and students are encouraged to stand in their driveways along the route. Please remember to follow CDC guidelines for  social distancing when attending.