Weekly Update - Friday, January 19, 2024

Posted by Jessica Wells on 1/19/2024 4:30:00 PM

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

WORKDAY REMINDERS 

Workday Reminder 

We would like to remind our families that Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23 are teacher workdays, and there will be no school for students. We will see you Wednesday, January 24! 

MAGNET LOTTERY & EXPO 

Magnet Expo Information 

This year’s OCS Magnet School Lottery portal will open Monday, February 26 and close on Friday, March 15.  

Ahead of the magnet lottery, we encourage our families to join us on Tuesday, February 20 for the OCS Magnet & Educational Opportunity Expo. At this event, you can learn about and visit with representatives from all of our magnet schools, as well as explore opportunities beyond the magnet program, including the Skills Center, Onslow Early College, and more.  

Learn more about the magnet lottery at www.onslow.k12.nc.us/magnet.  

PARENT ACADEMY 

Parent Academy Information 

On January 25, families will have the opportunity to learn about recent changes to FAFSA and get assistance with filling out their FAFSA information. This session will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Swansboro High.    

NEWS FROM THE BOARD 

A summary and video of the Onslow County Board of Education meeting held on January 17 can be found here: News from the Board

DID YOU KNOW?  

Did you know that parents can access their students’ grades and keep up with their academic progress through the parent portal?  

If you have not yet signed up for access to the parent portal, fill out this form and return it to your child’s school: Parent Portal Request Form.  

FOLLOW OCS ON SOCIAL MEDIA  

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