Board News

Onslow County Schools ~ April 8, 2016

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OnslowView Awards Event

On Monday, May 16th at each of our 7 high schools and Thompson Early Childhood Center, utilizing the OnslowView technology, the Onslow County School System will proudly award the Kay B. Gresham Excellence in Education Award as well as education recognitions in the areas of Tech Savvy, AVID, Global, Instructional Support, Arts, and STEM.


This event will also serve as a community feedback session as our school system prepares to adopt the 2016-2022 cycle District Strategic Plan.


4:00 - 4:45 pm - Welcome and Announcements of Awards

4:50 - 5:05 pm - 2016-2022 District Strategic Plan Overview

5:05 - 5:30 pm - Community Input Activity

Governor's School of North Carolina

Please join us on May 17th at 4:45 pm at Thompson Early Childhood Center, as we celebrate the Onslow students who have been selected to attend this summer's session of Governor's School. The event will include members of last year's Governor's School class who will share their experiences with the upcoming class, listed below.


Governor's School of North Carolina is the oldest statewide summer residential program for gifted and talented high school students in the nation. The prestigious program is open to rising seniors and is located on two North Carolina college campuses. Governor's School West is located on the campus of Salem College in Winston-Salem and Governor's School East is located on the campus of Meredith College in Raleigh.

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Classrooms Without Walls

The Onslow County Learning Center cordially invites you to join them on either Friday, May 13th or Friday, May 20th at 9:30 to 12:00 each day, for their Classroom Without Walls annual event.


This worthwhile experience showcases the good work happening at the Onslow County Learning Center under the direction of Felecia Walton. You will not want to miss this opportunity and we hope you can stop by on one of the schedule days.


Classroom Without Walls puts the leaning into the hands of our students as they proudly lead you around their campus and showcase what learning looks like with fun and engaging activity stations for all to enjoy.

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Upcoming Events

Thompson School Celebrates 75 Years

April 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Thompson Early Childhood Center


AVID Night

April 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

Northside High School


School Speech Contest - District

Topic - "Hunger in America"

First and Second place contestants from each school

will participate in District level competition.

April 13, 14, and 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am, 12:30 pm

Family Education Center


Global Innovation Showcase

April 14, 2016 @ 4:00 - 6:00 pm

Clyde Erwin Elementary


Leadership Day: Jacksonville Commons Elementary

April 20, 2016@ 8:30 - 10:45 am

Jacksonville Commons Elementary


Multiplication Bee

April 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

Blue Creek Elementary


Middle School and Elementary Grade Level Chess

April 26, 27, 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am

Jacksonville Commons Elementary


BOE Budget Workshop (2016-2017 Budget)

April 27, 2016 @ 9:00 am

Family Education Center


OCAEOP Spring Banquet

April 28, 2016@ 5:30 pm

Summersill Elementary

Cost: $18.00

RSVP HERE


School Speech - Level III (regional)

First and Second place contestants from the district

level will qualify to participate in the Level III competition.

The Level III winner will be eligible to participate in the

National School Speech Contest.

May 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Blue Creek Elementary


Regular BOE Meeting

May 10, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

Blue Creek Elementary

Please note, this is the 2nd Tuesday of the month.


OnslowView Awards Event

May 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

Thompson Early Childhood Center

and at all 7 high schools


Governor's School Celebration Social

May 17, 2016 @ 4:45 pm

Thompson Early Childhood Center

Meet our students who have been selected to attend the NC Governor's School program this summer. Heavy Hors d'oeuvres and Round Table Discussion.

RSVP HERE


6th Annual All-County Art Show

May 13-20, 2016

Jacksonville Mall

Reception: May 16th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm


SAT Banquet

May 19, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

Jacksonville High School