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#NHCSReadySetReturn - Technology & Digital Learning

The Technology Division is working hard to fulfill the student, family, and school device needs.  Devices are assigned as needed to accommodate requests.  IPads at the elementary level and laptops at the middle and high school levels continue to be available for check-out for remote learning. The district continues to provide connectivity options for students and families should contact their child's school to pick up a device or hotspot.

Families or students experiencing technical problems should contact the NHCS Technology Department at 910-254-4440.  If you need assistance in Spanish press 8 and you will be transferred to a voicemail box of someone who can help you.  Las familias o alumnos que estén teniendo problemas técnicos deben comunicarse con el Departamento de Tecnología de NHCS al 910-254 4440. Si necesita ayuda en español, presione el 8 y será transferido al buzón de voz de alguien que lo podrá ayudar.

Cyberbullying

NHCS encourages parents and students to review NHCS bullying, harassment, and discrimination policies. NHCS policies that prohibit bullying (including cyberbullying), harassment, and discrimination include:
  • NHCS Policy 8410 - “Policies, Rules, and Procedures Relative to Student Discipline in the New Hanover County Schools”
  • NHCS Policy 1710/4020/7230 - “Discrimination and Harassment Prohibited by Federal Law”
  • NHCS Policy: 1725/4035/7236 - “Title IX Sexual Harassment – Prohibited Conduct and Reporting Process”
Reporting
Individuals may report bullying (including cyberbullying), harassment, and discrimination to NHCS utilizing the NHCS Concern and Resolution Process Center available at www.nhcs.net or the Say Something app. Individuals may also report to school staff, administrators, or law enforcement. NHCS strongly encourages individuals to: save evidence of cyberbullying; not respond or retaliate; block the account.
 
Support
NHCS strongly encourages individuals to reach out to their school counselor or social worker for mental health and emotional support if they are having difficulty as a result of bullying, harassment, and discrimination. In addition, NHCS is reviewing opportunities to encourage students to engage with each other in an acceptable, tolerant manner.
 
Retaliation
NHCS prohibits acts of retaliation against others for reporting bullying, harassment, and discrimination.