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11/19/2019: Video of the presentation from the #2 Public Information Meeting on Phase 1 Redistricting is now available. Click HERE to view the video via YouTube. Consultants also launched a new survey for feedback on the draft map options. You can find that survey by clicking HERE.
11/18/2019: Tonight's Public Information Meeting to discuss the draft map options will begin at 6pm. Here is the livestream link to the meeting that will be active shortly before the meeting begins: https://livestream.com/brunswickcountyschools/PublicInfoMeetingNov18. A survey will be active following this evening's meeting for you to take part in. Click HERE for the survey.
11/14/2019: The draft map proposals to be presented at the Monday, November 18th, Public Information Meeting at North Brunswick High School (6pm) are now available for review. There is a lot of information on them and the maps will be explained for better understanding during the meeting. The public can also ask questions specific to the draft maps during the meeting. An online survey will be launched on Monday for feedback following the presentations.
- Click HERE to access the 3 draft map options for Elementary and Middle School districts in the northern region of Brunswick County.
- Click HERE to access the Table Plots that detail the impacts of each draft map proposal in numeric form.
- Click HERE to access the presentation that will given during the Public Information Meeting on November 18th.
11/07/2019: On Thursday, November 7th, the BCS Redistricting Leadership Team received an update from Cropper GIS/McKibben consultants on the Phase 1 process. Several draft maps will be presented and reviewed early next week with district administration and then posted at www.bcswan.net/redistricting for public review no later than November 15th, ahead of the 2nd Public Information Meeting on November 18th.
- Consultants emphasized that parents of students in elementary and middle schools need to review maps once available to see the potential impact of each proposal.
- The results of the General Feedback form submissions through November 7th were also presented and available to read/print by clicking HERE.
10/23/2019: If you could not join us for the meeting or livestream, click HERE to view the October 22nd Public Information Meeting on Redistricting or visit this YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJiYTdzNDSc&feature=youtu.be. You can also now give general feedback on redistricting for Phase 1, which invloves creating boundary lines for the new Town Creek Middle School, as well as balancing school building utilization across the northern district. Click HERE to give feeback.
10/22/2019: The 6pm Public Information Meeting on Redistricting livestream channel will begin shortly before start time. You can view the meeting via this link: https://livestream.com/brunswickcountyschools/Oct22RedistrictingMeeting
10/21/2019: Brunswick County Schools has developed a set of objectives and criteria to guide the first phase of the redistricting project. The focus of the redistricting study will be to develop recommendations that meet the following objectives, while adhering to the criteria as best as possible. You can view and download the handout with Background and Key Objectives by clicking HERE.
9/19/2019: Cropper GIS/McKibben will facilitate a public information session on October 22nd, 6pm at North Brunswick High School, which will provide an overview of the project objectives, process and timeline. The consultants will also detail the online survey component for the community to take part in. This event will be Livestreamed. Public comment and feedback will take place during the 2nd meeting in November. NBHS is located at 114 Scorpion Drive Leland, NC 28451.
9/17/2019: On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019, the BCS Board of Education approved moving forward with Cropper GIS /McKibben as the consultants for redistricting within the school district. Cropper GIS/McKibben will work to develop 2-3 DRAFT realignment options for Phase 1. These options will be developed to incorporate the new Town Creek Middle School, as well as balance school building utilization across the northern district. Once the DRAFT options are developed, Cropper GIS/McKibben representatives will meet with district staff to review and evaluate the potential boundary plans.Cropper GIS/McKibben will facilitate a public information session on October 22nd, 6pm at North Brunswick High School, which will provide an overview of the project objectives, process and timeline. The consultants will also detail the online survey component for the community to take part in. NBHS is located at 114 Scorpion Drive Leland, NC 28451. Once presented to the board in December, the board will likely vote on a plan in January 2020.Below is the tentative schedule for Phase 1:Cropper GIS/McKibben will work during the Fall/Winter of 2020 to study school building utilization across the remainder of the district, provide site selection recommendations for new schools(if necessary), and realignment scenarios to accompany the recommendations, given that the timeline spans into a new school year, updated 2020-2021 student databases will be collected to ensure that the most recent data is being utilized for the planning.The focus will be to provide 2-3 DRAFT realignment scenarios for the district and public to consider. Below is the tentative schedule for Phase 2:We will update you as soon as the time, day and location is confirmed for the October informational meeting here on this page, as well as via the district wide phone service, the BCS Facebook page, and BCS Twitter feed. Local media outlets will also be alerted to help spread the information as well to garner as much interest from the community as possible. Thank you!(Click HERE if you are having problems viewing the timelines)