Education

Members of the Topsail High School football program work out in the school's newly renovated weightroom. (Photo: Pender Co. Schools)
Boosters help revamp Topsail weight room
Off-season weight training for the Topsail High School football team is happening in a nicer place than before. Tue, 07/07/2015 - 1:07pm
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Brad Lademann works with Communities in Schools to help provide a father figure for kids who need one.
EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE: Mr. Brad the fill-in dad
Being a father is a year-round job. Unfortunately, not everyone gets a dad to help them grow. Enter our Extraordinary Person of the Week. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:14pm
Zito Sartarelli begins tenure as chancellor at UNCW. (Photo courtesy: UNCW)
New chancellor starts at UNCW
Jose V. “Zito” Sartarelli has begun his tenure as UNCW chancellor. Wed, 07/01/2015 - 4:39pm
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Pender County Schools ask for $2.6 million from county
Monday night Pender County commissioners met with the Pender County Board of Education to discuss the needs of the school system. Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:32pm
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BOE: Pender County school funding insufficient
The Pender County Board of Education has approved a resolution that the amount of money given to the board's current expense fund and capital outlay fund are not sufficient under state law. Thu, 06/25/2015 - 10:18pm
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Brunswick school uniform survey results in
The school uniform survey results are in and the majority of Brunswick County elementary and middle school parents are saying 'no'. Tue, 06/23/2015 - 10:52pm
GLOW Camp Graduation
Nearly 50 girls graduate leadership camp
Forty-nine girls graduated from the summer leadership academy this afternoon at UNCW. Fri, 06/19/2015 - 5:16pm
Omar Currie of Efland-Cheeks Elementary School read "King & King," about two princes who fall in love, after a student was called gay and told he acted like a girl. (Photo courtesy: News & Observer)
Teacher quits after reading story of gay couple to class
A teacher has resigned after reading his third-graders a story about a gay couple, sparking controversy in a small North Carolina town. Tue, 06/16/2015 - 1:26pm