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Brunswick County Schools

Leland Middle School students get first-hand lesson in government

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Leland Middle says it is the only school in the state that holds a mock Congressional hearing. The students showed off their knowledge and understanding of historical, political and constitutional issues in the form of testimony today. Full story...
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NC Supreme Court hears student bra search case

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The North Carolina Supreme Court is going to decide whether officials at an alternative school should have required students to participate in a bra search based on a tip that pills were being bought to class. Full story...
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NC high court to hear case of school bra search

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The case of a teenager who had to untuck her shirt and pull out her bra with her thumb as part of a search for pills at an alternative school in North Carolina is headed to the state Supreme Court. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Ginny Pridgen

Every Tuesday, WWAY teams up with our sponsors to recognize teachers who go beyond the call of duty. This week, we went to Shallotte Middle School to present the winner her award.

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Brunswick Co. student suspended after BBs put in soup

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A Brunswick County student has been suspended and could face criminal charges after allegedly messing with cafeteria food. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Former band teacher pleads guilty, relationship with student detailed

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video It's been nearly a year since a former North Brunswick High School band director was accused of sexting a student. Today Mark Riel pleaded guilty. WWAY was the only media outlet in the courtroom as Riel entered his plea. Full story...
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Brunswick County school employees to receive bonus

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The Brunswick County Board of Education has voted to give a one-time bonus for all eligible employees. Full story...
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Deputies check West Brunswick HS after Facebook threat

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office placed West Brunswick High School on lockdown for a brief time early this morning. A school district spokeswoman says deputies did a security sweep based on a Facebook posting about a threat at the school. Full story...
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Brunswick County School Board holds special meeting on staggered day schedule

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video Staggered school scheduling, which started this year in Brunswick County, has cause quite a bit of controversy. Concerned parents were able to voice their opinions at a special Brunswick Couty School Board meeting Tuesday night. Full story...
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Students get hands-on history lesson at Brunswick Town

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Fourth graders in Brunswick County are seeing the world through the eyes of settlers during Heritage Days at Brunswick Town. Full story...
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Brunswick Co. looking for feedback on staggered school schedules

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In an effort to gather feedback on the new staggered school schedule, members of the Brunswick County Board of Education have requested parents and community members participate in a short opinion survey. This survey is anonymous. Results of the survey will be presented at the November 1, 2011 Board of Education meeting. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Mom wants justice after son soils self in class

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video A Brunswick County mom says a teacher mistreated her son in class. She thinks he will have to live with the consequences for the rest of his life. The mother of the third grade student at Jesse Mae Monroe Elementary School in Brunswick County says she was appalled when she found out her son was not allowed to go to the bathroom and then had an accident in class. Full story...
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Brunswick County bus driver suspended after turning bus around, failing to notify officials

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video It's yet another incident with a school bus in Brunswick County. This time, a bus driver was suspended after turning the bus around and not returning students home until 6 p.m. Full story...
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