Saturday, January 22, 2022

Tri-county schools check-in: Seven cases reported on NHCS campuses ahead of upcoming mask vote

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — New Hanover County Schools is reporting seven Covid-19 cases for this past week, ahead of the board of education’s upcoming vote to potentially lift or retain the mask mandate Monday.

The schools assigned six quarantines total, according to the district’s online dashboard.

Elementary
Castle Hayne Elementary — 2
Ogden Elementary — 1

Middle
Murray Middle — 1
Myrtle Grove Middle — 1
Roland-Grise Middle — 1

High
Laney High — 1

Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Schools is reporting 32 active Covid-19 cases, as of Wednesday, including one in the central services office. More than 150 people were assigned to quarantine as of the latest update.

Elementary
Bolivia Elementary — 5
Lincoln Elementary — 1
Supply Elementary — 1
Town Creek Elementary — 1
Union Elementary — 2
Virgina Williamson Elementary — 1

Middle
Leland Middle — 1
Shallotte Middle — 1
South Brunswick Middle — 10
Town Creek Middle — 1

High
North Brunswick High — 1
South Brunswick High — 5
West Brunswick High — 1

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools disclosed 11 Covid-19 cases and 114 quarantines for the week of Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, according to its latest report. The school system will update its dashboard with more recent data Monday on its website.

Elementary
Topsail Elementary — 5

Middle
Surf City Middle — 1
Topsail Middle — 4

High
Topsail High — 1


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Alexandria Sands Williams
Alexandria Sands Williams is a journalist covering the City of Wilmington, education and film. Before Port City Daily, she spent a year in the quaint city of Southport reporting for the award-winning State Port Pilot. Prior to that, she wrote for several Charlotte publications while studying at UNC Charlotte. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at alexandria@localdailymedia.com or on Twitter @alexsands_

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