Brunswick Co. school employees gear up for the new year

Posted by Debra Worley - email

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Nearly all Brunswick County schools employees gathered under one roof Tuesday.

Close to 1,100 faculty and staff members met at the Odell Williamson Auditorium at Brunswick Community College for the school system's convocation.

School board members spoke to the crowd and informed them that test scores had gone up.

Teachers and principals said the event gets them geared up for the return of school.

"It gives you those little tidbits of energy to keep the momentum going in the times you don't want to keep it going," said Melissa Harris with Bolivia Elementary School.  "It's good to be able to energize with your colleagues."

The first day of school in Brunswick County is Tuesday, August 25.

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