District News

Blog Entries - 2020

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Zone Planning Updates for In-Person Learners

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Thank you all for your support, patience and flexibility in restarting our schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.  It was important for our district to provide a safe, calm and successful opening for our students and staff.    WCS Next Step

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Link to updated calendar doc

Calendar Changes for 1st Semester

Posted on: September 18, 2020

In an effort to reduce days that our students miss attending school in-person, we made a few adjustments to the school calendar for the 1st Semester. Summary of Changes View our Revised 2020-21 District Calendar Event 

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Weekly COVID-19 Summary

Weekly K-12 COVID-19 Dashboard

Posted on: September 14, 2020

To help our school community stay informed, we will post our weekly K-12 COVID-19 Dashboard in our sliding news bar every Monday morning on the District's website.   To help understand the information please read the following

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Waiver day changed to Sept 23rd

Calendar Change!

Posted on: September 14, 2020

We are moving Waiver day from Monday, Sept. 21st to Wednesday, Sept. 23rd to allow for consistency for our students while we are in the Yellow Zone hybrid learning schedule.

Please update your calendars. No school for students on Wednesday September 23rd!

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Link to Parent Resources page

How to Report a COVID-19 Student Case

Posted on: September 13, 2020

At WCS, we are doing all that we can to keep our students and their families healthy and safe. We need your help to do that. If your child tests positive for COVID-19 or is clinically diagnosed with COVID-19 we need you to notify the school within 24 hours.

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Food Service News

Food Service News - Meals are FREE!

Posted on: September 8, 2020

We have great news for our WCS families! The USDA recently granted an extension to the summer lunch program that will continue through December 31st. That means that beginning on September 4th  ALL students, regardless of eligibility, can have free

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Hurricane

Athletics Information

Posted on: August 26, 2020

We love our Hurricane fans and supporters, and we want to keep all of you as safe as possible while you cheer on our student athletes. This season we'll have to be creative, but we know our community will find ways to show their support.  Please review

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Link to online order form

Meals To Go!

Posted on: August 24, 2020

UPDATE: As of 9/4/20, all meals are FREE to ALL WCS students! Beginning 9/2 we are providing options for children to have access to breakfast and lunches during days that our students are not learning in our school buildings. Meal prices are the same as

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link to wcs virtual ed homepage

Virtual Education Students & Parents

Posted on: August 12, 2020

WCS Virtual Education students and parents, we have a lot of information coming your way regarding the start to the school year in Virtual Ed.  Click HERE for the most current information regarding: Materials Pick-Up dates, times, and sign-up

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link to ymca flyer

Before & After School Child Care

Posted on: August 4, 2020

YMCA is once again providing before and after school child care at Holmes Elementary this school year. Financial assistance is available to qualifying families. For details and enrollment information see their 2020-21

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Elementary Pick-Up Placard: Pre-Registration

Posted on: August 3, 2020

Elementary parents who will be picking up their children after school this year can pre-register for a Pick-Up Placard. Just submit the following form:

2020-21 Placard Pick-Up Pre-Registration Form

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In-Person Group Assignments and Transportation Update

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Group Assignments For our students who will be learning in person for 1st Semester here is important information. We are starting the school year in the Yellow Zone of Operation and students will attend in-person on the following schedule: Group

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link to faqs doc

FAQs for WCS Options 2020-21

Posted on: July 24, 2020

We've been collecting frequently asked questions. Please review our FAQs document as you make your decision regarding your WCS options for 2020-21. WCS Options FAQs 2020-21 (doc) Virtual Education Parent Information (youtube) - Informational  Our

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link to school supply page

School Supply Lists 2020-21

Posted on: July 6, 2020

Visit the School Supply Lists page for your 2020-21 lists.

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WCS Diversity Committee

Posted on: June 17, 2020

A core belief of the Wilmington City School District is that all students will be prepared to live, study, and work in a diverse world. To that end, the school district will provide students with opportunities that promote respect for self and others and a

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2020-21 Financial Planning

Posted on: June 2, 2020

Dear WCS Parents, We would like to communicate with you our efforts to sustain our district through these challenging times.  The staff and Board of Education work hard every day to make fiscally responsible decisions.  With the recent cut

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Spring Review & Fall Planning Surveys

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Update 6/15/20 Even though our surveys have closed, we still encourage you to reach out to any WCS Administrator if you have questions, concerns, or ideas. You are never limited to a survey to have a conversation. Just visit our District Administration

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Summer Lunch Program

Posted on: May 22, 2020

We will be distributing packaged lunches at the Wilmington Middle School Monday through Friday from  11:30 am to Noon, Monday through Friday at WMS We will continue to distribute lunches at the following locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays with

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Continual Updates

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Summer Lunch Program:  Please see our updated schedule for Summer Lunch Distrubition.

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Class of 2020 Announcements!

Posted on: May 8, 2020

A Special Video Message for the Class of 2020 Please take a moment to watch this special message from the Senior Class Officers as they share our special Senior Celebration and Commencement plans.    Class of 2020 Announcements (Facebook

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Honoring Kris Wood

Posted on: April 5, 2020

If you are searching for a way to honor the memory of Kris Wood, here is a message from the Wood family that explains a very wonderful way that we can all do just that.   To Mrs. Wood's Wilmington 'family':  We want to thank you for the

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link to online packet request form

Kindergarten Enrollment Packets

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Request Your Digital Packet Online Due to our District's closure during the COVID-19 crisis, Wilmington City Schools is offering digital Kindergarten enrollment packets to families. Please complete the form below to receive your packet via

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Safety Announcement re: Playgrounds

Posted on: March 27, 2020

To help protect the safety and health of our students and community all school playgrounds are closed.  It is important that people do not touch or use any playground equipment. This is also part of the Governor’s Orders and how we can help stop

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Information for Families and Tips to Keep Everyone Healthy

Posted on: March 10, 2020

Dear Wilmington Families, Our teachers and principals have been working hard to reteach and reinforce to our students  the importance of handwashing and covering your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. It is also important to know when to stay at

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Students in the News

Posted on: March 9, 2020

We think our students and staff are pretty terrific. We hope you'll take a few minutes to catch up on their accomplishments in these recent articles linked below*. Check back often. We continually add articles. WCS ensuring good health and safety;

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Flu Prevention 101!

Posted on: January 17, 2020

Time for some superhero flu prevention! Check out what WCS is doing to fight the spread of flu (and learn what an electrostatic sprayer is, and see what you can do at home to help.

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Vice President Marty Beaugard

Board News

Posted on: January 3, 2020

2020 Organizational Meeting Held Our WCS School Board held their 2020 Organizational Meeting on January 3, 2020. Re-elected members, Michael Flanigan and Kevin Snarr, each took the oath of office. The Board elected Steve Murphy as President and Marty

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