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D.C. Virgo Middle School

ONLY ON 3: New staff prepares to reopen revamped Virgo

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video 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...
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Virgo to reopen with new plan, vision

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video 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...
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School board defends seclusion rooms, reopens Virgo

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video 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...
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UPDATE: State denies charter school application for Virgo; school board reacts

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video 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...
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D.C. Virgo to become a charter school

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video 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...
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New Hanover Co. Board votes in favor for D.C. Virgo to become charter school

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video 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...
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New Hanover Co. Schools discuss D.C. Virgo becoming a charter

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video 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...
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ONLY ON 3: $1 million project fixing up closed school building

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videoThere 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...
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Virgo Middle School will close next year

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According to a Tweet from the New Hanover County School System, the board voted this afternoon to close D.C. Virgo Middle School next year. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New Hanover Schools parent says Virgo survey happening tonight

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The parents of students that are assigned to Virgo have received a message from the school system that we are all to get a survey call tonight with 4-5 questions. Could it be they want to know if we actually have any intention of sending our kids there? Full story...
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NHCS budget would cut jobs, close Virgo

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video 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...
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Power restored at Wilmington schools

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D.C. Virgo Middle School and Snipes Academy without power after a tree limb fell on a nearby power line. Full story...
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