New Hanover County Schools


Engaging Students, Achieving Excellence



NHCSReadySetReturn - School Opening 2020 - 2021
Dr. Foust, Board Members and Ogden Staff

Outdoor Classroom

Superintendent Dr. Foust and Board Members joined Ogden Elementary Administration, PTA and Community Partners to celebrate their new outdoor classroom.

Dr. Foust and the Murray Middle Staff


The district welcomes new Superintendent, Dr. Charles Foust to New Hanover County Schools.

Dr. Foust visits Snipes

Tour of the Town

During his visits to the district, Dr. Foust has been visiting with staff, touring schools and engaging with community members.

Bellamy Teachers

Open House

Bellamy Elementary hosted their drive-thru Open House rain or shine.

Castle Hayne Teachers

At the Castle

Teachers at Castle Hayne are practicing the 3 W’s, wear a mask, wash your hands and wait six feet apart.

Eaton Teachers


Eaton Elementary Educators passed out tool kits to their students.

Sunset Drive-Thru Open House


Sunset Park Elementary hosted a drive-thru Open House for their families to pick up electronic devices and school packets.

Forest Hills Open House


Forest Hills PTA provided a socially distanced lemonade stand to welcome back teachers and staff.

Trask Middle School Bears

Da Bears

Trask Middle School Bears are excited about the start of a new school year.

Ogden Elementary teachers

Good Day to Be a Stingray

Despite the rain, Ogden Elementary teachers still were able to get the most out of their Open House meet and greet with students and families.

Wrightsville Beach staff at Open House

Under My Umbrella

Wilmington rain was not enough to stop Wrightsville Beach Elementary staff from greeting their families during their drive-thru Open House.

Call for Nominations - Renaming Walter L. Parsley Elementary

Upcoming Events

Attendance will be strictly limited to no more than 25 audience members. The general public will have the option to view remotely via live streaming on Roku, Apple TV, and online at NHCS-TV or on Spectrum Cable Channel 5. The meeting will be held at the Board of Education Center, located at  1805 S. 13th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401. The agenda for the Board of Education Meetings can be found on Simbli.
Attendance will be strictly limited to no more than 10 people, which is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The general public will have the option to view remotely.

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NC Summer Nutrition Programs
NHCS Concern and Resolution Process Center
Community Partnerships Mentor, Volunteer, Partner, Donate

Community Partnerships – Mentor, Volunteer, Partner, Donate!

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