New Hanover County Schools


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NHCS Principals

National Principals Month

New Hanover County Schools’ principals were recognized for their hard work in celebration of National Principals Month during October.

Firefighter visits Pine Valley Elementary

Fire Prevention Week

Firefighter Lewis from the Wilmington Fire Department shared safety tips with second graders from Pine Valley Elementary School.

NHCS STEM Specialist David Glenn and Trask students

What’s Up Doc?

Trask Middle School students took a hands-on approach to learning by dissecting cow eyes with NHCS STEM Specialist David Glenn.

CRA students

Buds Over Bullies

Students at the Career Readiness Academy at Mosley created anti-bullying posters encouraging classmates to be confident in themselves and kind to one another in observance of National Bullying Prevention Month.

Fireman read to 1st graders at Bradley Creek

Stop, Drop, and Read

Special thanks to our community firemen for having a read aloud with first grade students at Bradley Creek Elementary School.

Miles Murphy, Planner for Carolina Beach’s Department of Planning and Development

Future Cities

Miles Murphy, Planner for Carolina Beach’s Department of Planning and Development, spoke with students at Murray Middle School about city zoning and flood plans for their Future Cities Competition. 

WECHS students tour different programs at CFCC

Campus Tour

Wilmington Early College students toured different programs at CFCC’s North Campus including Vet-Tech, Paralegal, Film, and Cyber Security.

Anderson students become authors

Batty Books

Students celebrated becoming authors and illustrators for Publishing Day at Anderson Elementary School.

Myrtle Grove Students

Spirit Week

Myrtle Grove Middle School students dressed up as tourists for their school’s spirit week.

HOSA students at Ashley

HOSA Blood Drive

The HOSA Club at Ashley High School practiced their skills in the health profession when they held a blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross.

Imer Smith and an Anderson student

Home Town Heroes

United Way held its Night of Heroes event, honoring ten community champions including an Anderson Elementary student and Child Nutrition Director Imer Smith.

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Low Performing Schools Improvement Plans

Low Performing School Plan
Public Comment Survey

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The Governor's School of North Carolina

Informational Meeting on October 14th

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Community Partnerships Mentor, Volunteer, Partner, Donate

Community Partnerships – Mentor, Volunteer, Partner, Donate!

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Bond to Buildings Updates