Reopening Schools 2020-2021
NHCS is operating under Plan B AA/BB schedule in all grades. Pre-K through grade 5 will transition to Plan A on Monday, March 8, 2021. Grades 6-12 will continue to operate under Plan B AA/BB schedule.
Under Plan A, all elementary students will have the option to choose full-time in-person learning or full-time remote learning. Schools will be contacting parents to verify the attendance option they are choosing for their student.
NHCS families should verify PowerSchool contact information is current to receive Connect 5 phone, email, and text notifications from their schools and the district.
- Parent Communication Newsletter
- Reopening Presentation
- Q&A Document
- Arrival & Screening Video
- Dismissal Procedures Video
- Traffic Patterns
- Virtual Open House Video
In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order and subsequent guidance provided by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Department of Public Instruction, New Hanover County Schools has implemented changes and new requirements for bus transportation. They include:
Families are required to have on file a Parent/Guardian Attestation form prior to utilizing bus transportation. The Parent/Guardian Attestation form can be found at https://www.nhcs.net/
nhcsreadysetreturn. Completed forms may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or turned in at your school. Schools are able to print forms for parents who are not able to.
Per the attestation form, temperature checks and symptom screening shall be done at home prior to the student leaving for the bus stop.
A face mask is required for all students riding the bus. There are no exemptions while riding the school bus.
Seating on the bus will be limited to one student per seat. Exceptions will be made for members of the same family.
Due to the reduced capacity of the buses, routes and stops have changed. Individual stops are combined into community stops.
- Attestation Form English
- Attestation Form Spanish