20 hours ago
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Anonymous donor pays off $2,800 Myrtle Grove Middle School’s cafeteria balance

The bill is wiped clean at Myrtle Grove Middle School. "I was kinda in shock, got a little teary-eyed actually," said Principal Sam Highsmith, when he learned an anonymous donor had paid off the entire cafeteria balance, which was around $2800.
Class size
3 days ago
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NC Senate committee to discuss compromise on K-3 class size limits

There could finally be some movement in the North Carolina Senate on a bill that would ease the burden's of a budget requirement to cap class sizes in kindergarten, first, second and third grade classrooms across the state.
Eaton Elementary Lottery Letter
1 week ago
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Enrollment lottery on standby over classroom size debate

The debate over class-size limits in North Carolina could end access for many children to a year-round school in New Hanover County.
3 weeks ago
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Teacher of the Week: Royanna Jackson

Royanna Jackson says she has "always been a little jealous of the other teachers who get nominated" for Teacher of the Week. Now, however she can happily say "it's nice to feel so honored."
4 weeks ago
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Teacher of the Week: Judy Beaman

High expectations, a positive attitude, respect and a joy for teaching are the qualities that brought us to Wrightsboro Elementary School teacher Judy Beaman. Our Teacher of the Week is a first grade teacher who loves challenging her students grow every day. "Every day is the unexpected," she says, "It's all about exploration and learning and challenging them to learn and to grow and to do more every day."
1 month ago
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Superintendents all over NC meet over concern for future class sizes

School superintendents from all over the state met today to share similar concerns over future class sizes and how House Bill 13 could affect each county.
1 month ago
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Prom dress giveaway this weekend in New Hanover County

This weekend is the second annual Project Moneet's Closet prom dress giveaway.
1 month ago
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New Hanover County student serves as UNCW Basketball Team Manager

A student in the New Hanover County Schools Special Education Transition Program for Young Adults is part of the UNCW Men's Basketball team.
1 month ago
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Office for Civil Rights investigating New Hanover County Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has confirmed the Office for Civil Rights has an investigation open at New Hanover County Schools.
2 months ago
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ONLY ON WWAY UPDATE: Parent seeing results after recording drivers passing bus

After a New Hanover County mom spoke out about drivers flying by her daughter's stopped school bus, she's seeing results.