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Education

  • Community input sought for Lincoln Elementary addition

    Design work for Brunswick County Schools bond projects is under way and meetings to gather public input on the first round of construction are being scheduled.

  • District announces high school graduation schedules

    Brunswick County Schools announced details Tuesday afternoon about its last four high school graduation ceremonies for the 21016-17 school year at Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College.

  • The Academy of Coastal Carolina to move high school to New Beginnings Church

    The Academy of Coastal Carolina will move grades nine through 12 to New Beginnings Church for the 2017-18 school year to accommodate future growth and expansion.

    New Beginnings, at 730 Whiteville Road in Shallotte, has a history of partnering with community organizations, according to a news release from the school.

  • Schools finance team receives top honors

    The Brunswick County Schools finance office has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award is granted by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

    The finance department prepares an annual financial report to clearly communicate the district’s financial story. This award represents the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

  • Brunswick County Schools kindergarten registration

    Brunswick County Schools kindergarten registration will remain open through April 7. Parents are welcome to visit the school in their child’s attendance zone anytime during the school day between the hours of 8:45 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.

    To register for kindergarten, children must be 5 on or before Aug. 31, 2017.

  • Prom Closet to open Saturday, March 25

    Going to the prom does not have to break the bank thanks to the Prom Closet. Celebrating its third year, South Brunswick High School math teacher Cathy Johnson coordinates the special daylong, pop-up-style boutique that pairs any Brunswick County middle and high school student with free gently used prom dresses, shoes and accessories.

    The Prom Closet will be open to students from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 25, in the South Brunswick High cafeteria.

  • BCC tobacco-free policy to take effect July 1

    Brunswick Community College has long awaited the implementation of its tobacco-free policy, which has been in the works since 2008 when faculty senate made a formal request to the president.

  • WBHS production showcases Black History Month

    SHALLOTTE — West Brunswick High School theater students are coming together to show Black History Month is the history of America in their production of “Freedom Riders,” by Tom Quinn.

    Pastor Bill Negron, who’s co-directing with WBHS theater arts teacher Jennifer Creighton-Negron, said this has been the message for the last nine years WBHS has performed Black History Month pieces.

  • Community provides input for county schools assessment

    BOLIVIA — Community members gave their input Feb. 16 to Brunswick County Schools in preparation for the upcoming district visit by AdvancED, a national nonprofit that accredits primary and secondary schools throughout the United States.

    Six representatives from schools in North Carolina, Florida and Kentucky on the AdvanceED team will spend April 2-5 visiting Brunswick County schools and evaluating district executive summaries and self-assessments.

  • BCC students to compete in Sketches for Scholarships

    Three Brunswick Community College students will compete in Sketches for Scholarships, sponsored by Monster, Coca-Cola and Pepsi, from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 24, at Middle River Convenience Store at U.S. 17 North and Old Ocean Highway in Bolivia.

    Michelle Cathey, and Danielle Pittman, both seeking an associate degree in science, and Kathryn A. Hewett, seeking an associate degree in nursing, will draw a St. Patrick’s Day theme promoting a sponsor’s product. The winner will be selected that day based on public votes.