Friday, May 27, 2022

910 Covid-19 cases in NHCS

In this week's tri-county schools check-in, New Hanover County Schools is reporting more than 900 Covid-19 cases. Brunswick County Schools has confirmed 220-plus cases as of Friday, and Pender County Schools' latest report from the week prior confirms 65 cases.

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — For the third week in a row, New Hanover County Schools has broken its record for the number of Covid-19 cases confirmed in a week.

This past week, 910 students and staff members were out after contracting the virus, according to the district’s dashboard. That’s up from 586 last week and 302 the week before that.

Due to exposure that took place on campuses, 286 people were or are still quarantined.

Elementary
Alderman Elementary — 16
Anderson Elementary — 25
Bellamy Elementary — 19
Blair Elementary — 16
Bradley Creek Elementary — 17
Carolina Beach Elementary — 13
Castle Hayne Elementary — 8
Codington Elementary — 18
College Park Elementary — 47
College Road Early Childhood Center — 4
Eaton Elementary — 38
Forest Hills Elementary — 12
Freeman Elementary — 3
The International School at Gregory — 10
Holly Tree Elementary — 13
Howe Pre-K Center — 3
Johnson Pre-K Center — 19
Lake Forest Academy — 3
Mary C Williams Elementary — 11
Murrayville Elementary — 23
Ogden Elementary — 26
Masonboro Elementary — 36
Pine Valley Elementary — 21
Porters Neck Elementary — 9
Snipes Elementary — 8
Sunset Park Elementary — 16
Winter Park Elementary — 28
Wrightsboro Elementary — 16
Wrightsville Beach Elementary — 21

Middle
Holly Shelter Middle — 8
Murray Middle — 30
Myrtle Grove Middle — 32
Noble Middle — 49
Roland-Grise Middle — 32
Trask Middle — 20
Williston Middle — 3

High
Ashley High — 61
Career Readiness Academy at Mosley — 3
Hoggard High — 63
Isaac Bear Early College High — 3
Laney High — 53
New Hanover High — 32
JC Roe Center — 3
Southeast Area Technical High — 10
Wilmington Early College High — 9

Brunswick County Schools

Brunswick County Schools confirmed 221 active Covid-19 cases, including two in the central services, as of Friday on its dashboard. More than 370 students and staff were quarantined following exposure to the virus.

BCS provides the following disclaimer: “This data reflects the number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district. Due to a revision in testing requirements from NC DHHS and in the Strong Schools NC Public Health Toolkit, the dashboard may not accurately reflect the number of positive cases or the number of close contacts.”

RELATED: Brunswick County Schools moves to staff workdays Thursday and Friday, will resume mask mandate

Elementary
Belville Elementary — 21
Bolivia Elementary — 8
Lincoln Elementary — 12
Southport Elementary — 13
Supply Elementary — 9
Town Creek Elementary — 12
Union Elementary — 14
Jessie Mae Monroe — 3
Virginia Williamson Elementary — 13

Middle
Shallotte Middle — 11
Town Creek Middle — 9
South Brunswick Middle — 14
Cedar Grove Middle — 8
Leland Middle — 8

Waccamaw School — 13

High
North Brunswick High — 12
South Brunswick High — 20
West Brunswick High — 16
Early College High — 2
The COAST — 1

Pender County Schools

Pender County Schools confirmed 65 Covid-19 cases the week of Jan. 9-15, according to its latest report. Three of the cases were in the central office. There were 545 quarantines assigned.

Elementary
Cape Fear Elementary — 6
Malpass Corner Elementary — 4
North Topsail Elementary — 4
Rocky Point Elementary — 1
South Topsail Elementary — 1
Topsail Elementary — 3

Penderlea School — 11
P.I.L.A. — 1

Middle
Cape Fear Middle — 1
Surf City Middle — 4
Topsail Middle — 7
West Pender Middle — 2

High
Heide Trask High — 7
Pender Early College — 1
Pender High — 2
Topsail High — 7


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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. 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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