Weekly Update - Friday, January 12, 2024

Posted by Jessica Wells on 1/12/2024 4:30:00 PM

Hello, OCS Family! Thank you all for a great week. Check out the update below for all the latest from the district.  


Holiday Reminder 

We would like to remind our families that, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Onslow County Schools will be closed on Monday, January 15.  

Have a safe and relaxing holiday weekend!  


Parent Academy Information 

On January 18 and January 25, families will have the opportunity to learn about recent changes to FAFSA and get assistance with filling out their FAFSA information. The January 18 session will be held in Jacksonville on the OCS Central Services campus, and the January 25 session will be held at Swansboro High.  

Can’t attend in person? Join the January 18 session virtually at https://bit.ly/ParentAcademy23-24.  


Become a Teacher sessions 

Are you ready to start your new career? Learn more about how to turn your BA degree into a teaching career at the January 17 information session with OCS Human Resources.  

Join the virtual session at https://bit.ly/TeachOCSJan2024.  


The regular Onslow County Board of Education meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 17.  

The January 17 meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Eastern North Carolina Regional Skills Center, located at 261 Northwest Corridor Blvd. Agenda items include an Instructional Services Update. 

A sign-up sheet will be available in the Skills Center lobby for those wishing to address the board.  

In accordance with Board Policy 2335 – Advance Delivery of Meeting Materials, Board materials will be available online as soon as possible at http://www.boarddocs.com/nc/onslow/Board.nsf 

A livestream of the regular meeting can be found on the OCS Multimedia YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/OCSMultimedia 


Did you know that there are currently more than 5,000 designated bus stops throughout Onslow County? Each month, OCS Transportation staff drive more than 300,000 miles to safely transport more than 16,000 students to and from school.  

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an OCS bus driver, visit www.onslow.k12.nc.us/busdriver to learn about the application process!  


Keep up with even more OCS happenings on the following platforms:    
Facebook - @OCSNC    
Twitter - @OnslowSchools    
Instagram - onslowcountyschools