Board News

Onslow County Schools ~ February 19, 2016

Revised Calendar

Friday, April 29, 2016, has been identified as the make-up date for the inclement weather day of Friday, February 12th. The April date was previously scheduled as a teacher workday. To view the updated school calendar, click the link below.

State of the Community 2016

Regional Science Fair

The Regional Science and Engineering Fair was held on February 13th on the campus of UNC-Wilmington. Several students received awards, they include:


Marcus Down, Carolina Forest Elementary, received the Outstanding Creativity award for his project - Do Trees Stop Breathing in the Fall?


River Carrol, New Bridge Middle, received the North Carolina Water Works second place award and placed 3rd in the Junior Earth/Environmental Science category for her project, Water Conservation: Greywater and Handwashing.


Riley Stone, Trexler Middle, placed 2nd in the Junior Physics/Mathematics category for his project, Can You Hear Me Now?


Mason Meza, Will Price, and Brian Carrington, Richlands High School, placed 3rd in the Senior Engineering category for their project, Strengthening School Passwords.


Congratulations to Trexler Middle's Riley Stone as he advances on to the State Science and Engineering Fair, April 1-2, 2016, at Meredith College in Raleigh.

NC Teacher Virtual Career Fair

Onslow County Schools will be taking part in a Virtual Teacher Job Fair set to go live on March 16, 2016. This is a new concept for us and we are excited to see how it turns out and what bright teachers it brings our way. Click the link below and scroll down to Onslow County to view our virtual site.

Upcoming Events

PD Early Release Day

February 24, 2016


Middle School Battle of the Books

March 7, 2016 @ 9:00 am

Southwest High School


Elementary School Battle of the Books

March 8-11, 2016 @ 9:00 am

Southwest High School


Elementary Spelling Bee

March 10, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Parkwood Elementary School


Regional Odyssey of the Mind

March 12, 2016

Kitty Hawk


OC Close Up Program (details below)

March 18, 2016

Onslow County Courthouse and Onslow County Government Complex


Trades Day

March 19, 2016 @ 8:00 am

Coastal Carolina Community College Campus

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Early College High School Visit at James Sprunt Community College

Thursday, Feb. 25th, 10am

Depart Central Office at 10:00 am

Please let us know if you are interested in attending so we can save you a seat on the van.

All-County Art Symposium: White Oak High School

Saturday, Feb. 27th, 4pm

White Oak High School, Jacksonville, NC

Guest artists of various mediums will join students as they explore and create. The Symposium runs February 26-27, with the culmination event on February 27th at 4:00 pm in the Earl Taylor Performing Arts Center at White Oak High School.

Regular Board of Education Meeting: Blue Creek Elementary

Tuesday, March 1st, 6:30pm

1260 Burgaw Highway

Jacksonville, NC

OC Close Up Program - Courthouse Complex and OC Government Center

Friday, March 18th, 8:45am-4:15pm

Courthouse Complex and OC Government Center

Welcome and other events 8:45 am Courtroom #1

Luncheon 11:45 am OC Government Center

Tours/Breakout Sessions 1:45 pm Various Sites

Trades Day: CCCC

Saturday, March 19th, 8am

444 Western Boulevard

Jacksonville, NC

Thompson School 75-Year Celebration at TECC

Friday, April 8th, 12am

Thompson Early Childhood Center, Jacksonville, NC

Save the Date - more information is forthcoming.

Budget Workshop: Family Education Center

Wednesday, April 27th, 9am

Onslow County Schools Family Education Center