Horry County school board approves names for new North Myrtle Beach elementary schools

vgrooms@thesunnews.comApril 9, 2014 

— The Horry County school board approved the name recommendations for North Myrtle Beach’s three new elementary schools Monday night.

Beginning in the fall, North Myrtle Beach Primary School will become Ocean Drive Elementary School, North Myrtle Beach Elementary School will become Riverside Elementary School and North Myrtle Beach Intermediate School will become Waterway Elementary School.

The schools also will adopt the Chiefs mascot and the blue and gold colors of the North Myrtle Beach attendance area.

The board also approved a mascot change for North Myrtle Beach Middle School from Warriors to Chiefs to align it with the other schools in the cluster.

Contact VICKI GROOMS at 443-2401 or follow her at Twitter.com/TSN_VickiGrooms.

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