New Hanover County Schools


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Dr. Charles Foust

New Hanover County Board of Education and NHCS welcomes new Superintendent, Dr. Charles Foust.

Lisa Estep, Dr. Charles Foust

Board of Education Chair Lisa Estep and new NHCS Superintendent Dr. Charles Foust make it official as Dr. Foust is named Superintendent of New Hanover County Schools.

Stephanie Adams, Nelson Beaulieu, Dr. Charles Foust, Jeannette Nichols, Lisa Estep

Dr. Charles Foust with members of the New Hanover County Board of Education after being named the new Superintendent of the District.


NHCS Staff are working on the many issues surrounding school opening for the 2020-2021 school year. For the most up to date information visit #NHCSReadySetReturn.

CFCC Staff work on the NHHS catwalk

On the Catwalk

Cape Fear Community College Staff gave the NHHS Catwalk a fresh look.


Williston staff and community partners

Williston and Friends

Community Partners and Williston Staff took to the grounds to work on campus beautification before the start of the school year.

Client Services prepare devices for school reopening

NHCS Client Services Techs are working extra hard cleaning & reimaging machines that were used for distance learning so they can be ready for the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

All Hands On Deck Community Engagement Program

Congratulations to Laney High School student, Reese Perez. Reese is the winner of the All Hands on Deck community engagement logo design contest.

NHCS Virtual Academy Parent Application
K-12 Online Enrollment
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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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Bond to Buildings Updates