New Hanover Co. Schools looking for redistricting committee members

New Hanover Co. Schools looking for redistricting committee members

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - New Hanover County Schools is looking for one parent and one community member to serve on its redistricting committee.

According to the school system, the committee will develop a redistricting recommendation that includes the following:

  • Populate the new Porters Neck Elementary School, opening for the 2020-21 school year
  • Account for increased building capacity with the replacement of Blair and College Park elementary schools
  • Efficiently utilize all available space and plan for future growth within the county
  • Establish new attendance zones in accordance with the Guiding Principles established by the Board of Education

Those who are interested can submit an online application here. The deadline to complete an application is June 24.

The redistricting project is expected to run from July through December of this year. Committee members will be required to attend at least one meeting per month through November. Meetings will last about two hours and will begin at approximately 3:30 pm.

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