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Controversy over school name in Brunswick County

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There is controversy brewing over the name of a new school in Brunswick County. Residents in the Cedar Grove neighborhood want it to bear the community's name, but some school board members have different plans. Cedar Grove residents are planning to voice their concerns at Tuesday's school board meeting. Barbara Hewett is preparing her address at Tuesday's Brunswick County school board meeting. Calls to school board members were not returned this afternoon, but the board discussed naming it after late county commissioner David Sandifer, or for neighboring community Lockwood Folly. Residents have been trying for more than a month to change the minds of some members of the school board. Barbara Hewett said there used to be a Cedar Grove school, before schools were integrated in the fifties. She said its time the community gets it back.

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Let's see here now; the new

Let's see here now; the new school is in Cedar Grove, there use to be a Cedar Grove School, how about naming the new school Cedar Grove. Orginal thought huh? duhhhhhhhhh

new school

Does it really matter what you name the new school as long as they have dedicated teachers and dedicated staff for the students. If there was going to be a problem are an argument over the naming the new school, Why didnt the school board name the new school?

How about "School where

How about "School where parents care more about a name than their children's education". That would about sum up this whole country.

SCHOOL NAME

I THINK THEY SHOULD JUST NAME IT LOCKWOOD FOLLY MIDDLE THAT WAY THERE IS NO ARGUEMENTS OR PEOPLE SAYING THIS OR THAT YOU KNOW IT IS A SIMPLE NAME, AN WHY IS EVERYONE SO WORRIED ABOUT THE NAME, IT IS A SCHOOL THAT OUR CHILDREN WILL BE GOING TO AN HERE ARE PEOPLE HAVING PROBLEMS WITH WHAT IT IS GOING TO BE NAME COME ON

Controversy over school name.

The new elementary school being built in Winnabow isn't going to be named Winnabow elementary, it is named Town Creek Township Elementary. The school board should stick to the township names for the entire county. If they name the new one in Cedar Grove after Cedar Grove then they should change the new one in Winnabow, since Town Creek is 3miles down the road.

Town Creek Elementary

Funny thing is that what we know as "Bolivia Elementary" was once named the "Town Creek Consolidated School", then Bolivia High. I think Town Creek Township is ok considering that they are building it behind the Town Creek park....in the Winnabow community. We can't blame the folks at Cedar Grove for wanting to name the school after that community, for once someone has some pride in the area they live and want people to know about it. I am just happy that we are building more schools, naming them should be important but it shouldn't take away from the whole picture...educating our children should be our top priority.