New Hanover Co. schools on Twitter and Facebook

Posted by Debra Worley - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The New Hanover County school system has joined the social media world on Facebook and Twitter.

By joining these two popular sites, NHC schools hopes to enhance communication between the school system and the public.

According to the school system, the NHCS Facebook page will offer fans to learn about what is going on in the school system.  The public relations department will post upcoming events and other announcements.

Instant updates and information will then be published through twitter.

NHCS will continue to communicate in traditional ways via telephone, television, and print.

"We're having parents in generation X and Y and beyond and this is the way these new parents are communicating, they want messages instantly fast, and then the list with further details if they want to look at it later," said NHCS Chief Communications Officer Valita Quattlebaum.

To get connected with NHCS throughout the 2009-10 school year, follow them on Twitter @NewHanoverCoSch, become a fan on the NHCS Facebook page and visit the NHCS website,

Don't forget to become a fan on the WECT Facebook page and learn about WECT's twitter options.

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