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Principal's Corner

2016-2017- Welcome To BCES

Dear Parents, Students and Families of Blue Creek Elementary,

I am so very excited to introduce myself as the Principal of Blue Creek Elementary.  I am honored to have worked in the Onslow County School System for over 19 years. I began my career in 1997 as an Exceptional Children’s Teacher at Richlands Elementary School. From 2001-2009, I was an EC and Kindergarten Teacher at Richlands Primary School. During the 2009-2010 school year, I taught Kindergarten at Stateside Elementary. From 2010-2013, I was an Assistant Principal at Dixon High School. From 2013-2015, I served as the Assistant Principal at Richlands Elementary.  I was honored to be named the Principal at Blue Creek Elementary in July of 2015.  I am truly privileged to be part of this area's long time dedication to the children of Onslow County Schools.

With the arrival of new staff members and new students, there is a sense of newness and excitement on campus. We invite you to become part of this exciting year at Blue Creek Elementary.  Come in, look around, introduce yourself, and ask questions.  We are here to be partners with our parents in providing the framework for a rich and rigorous academic program.  The doors to Blue Creek Elementary School will always be open to you.

It is my mission as an administrator to ensure that every Blue Creek student has the opportunity to attend a school that prepares them for academic, social and personal success in a safe and supportive environment.  Parents are vital components of this vision and as a school community; we encourage you to be active participants in your student's education.  We will be in constant contact with our families about student progress, opportunities to volunteer at the school, helping with special projects and assisting with classroom activities.  Please visit our school’s website at or follow us on Twitter @ for school information and highlights.

In closing, I would like to extend my sincerest wishes for a productive and successful year.  The Blue Creek Team looks forward to meeting and working with each of you.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have.


Mrs. Kelly J. Clarke