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D.C. Virgo Middle School
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 10:32pm.READ MORE:
A new challenge awaits the students and teachers at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy. The Wilmington school was closed last year because of poor enrollment. Now it's reopening with new goals and a new education plan. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:07pm.READ MORE:
D.C. Virgo Middle School will once again open its doors, but not in a way administrators planned. Recently, the state denied the school's application for charter status, so the school will be a public school, with a twist. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 02/07/2012 - 10:25pm.READ MORE:
As a parent, no one wants to have their child locked in a seclusion room, while intended for the child’s safety, the rooms can be frightening. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/14/2011 - 4:12pm.READ MORE:
The application passed its initial review yesterday by a sub-committee; however, when the application came before the entire board today, it was denied with the primary reason being concerns about the design of the governance of the proposed charter school board. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 5:18pm.READ MORE:
A new name, with a new curriculum. D.C. Virgo Middle School will reopen this fall as D.C. Virgo Urban Prep Charter School. Community leaders met Wednesday to put pen to paper to make it all official. Full story...
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 10:37pm.READ MORE:
The question of the night: what to do with D.C. Virgo Middle School. A few were in favor of keeping D.C. Virgo as a traditional school, but when all was said and done, the majority voted in favor of pursuing a charter school application. Full story...
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Tue, 10/25/2011 - 10:37pm.READ MORE:
D.C. Virgo Middle School is closed this school year, but Tuesday night the New Hanover County School Board discussed options to reopen the school. The main option the school system is considering is opening D.C. Virgo back up as a charter school. Full story...
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 07/06/2011 - 3:45pm.READ MORE:
There will be no classes at D.C. Virgo Middle School this fall. But this summer, the school is getting a facelift. That has some in the community upset. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/17/2011 - 4:56pm.READ MORE:
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Submitted by Asha Dave on Wed, 03/02/2011 - 4:04pm.READ MORE:
Gov. Bev Perdue's state budget plan means a $13 million cut to New Hanover County Schools. But with the state legislature leaning toward an even larger number, Superintendent Tim Markley says he's prepared for up to $20 million worth of cuts. Full story...