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Rapper Lil Wayne to perform at New Hanover High School

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videoDespite concern among New Hanover County School Board members, rapper Lil Wayne will perform at New Hanover High School on Sunday. Full story...
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UNCW business school makes Princeton Review's 'best' list

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UNCW's Cameron School of Business has made the Princeton Review's "best" list for the first time. Full story...
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N.C. looking to improve high school graduation rate

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Two legislative panels are set to begin working on ideas to improve North Carolina's high school graduation rate. Full story...
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Raleigh school locked down

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Officials have locked down a middle school in southeast Raleigh after a parent told police a student had a gun. Full story...
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Shallotte Middle School called unsafe, superintendent responds

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Brunswick County school district Superintendent Katie McGee is responding to published reports she says imply that Shallotte Middle School is unsafe. Full story...
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Public schools need community help

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Our public schools need the community's help to achieve excellence. That was the message Tuesday morning at a State of the Schools forum hosted by the Greater Wilmington Chamber Foundation. Full story...
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Hundreds celebrate Head Start anniversary

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Children and teachers from New Hanover County's Head Start program released red, white and blue balloons to celebrate Head Start's 40 years in the county. Full story...
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High school student makes 'inmate' shirts

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Some local Pender County students are taking a stand against a new school policy in a controversial way. Full story...
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NC Symphony plays for local fourth graders

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videoMusic appreciation is an important element of education in the New Hanover County school district. Wednesday children attending the fourth grade had the extraordinary chance to add beauty, elegance and inspiration to their lives. Full story...
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Rapping firefighters teach kids

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What's the best way to reach today's youth? Rap music? Full story...
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Two local students honored for PSAT scores

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Two North Brunswick High students are being honored for their impressive PSAT scores. Full story...
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High school students operate cranes, bulldozers

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It's not every day high school students get to operate cranes and bulldozers. That's just what an estimated 600 juniors and seniors did at the Department of Transportation's construction career day. Full story...
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Pender County School Board tightens attendance policy

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The Pender County School Board is tightening the attendance policy. If high school students miss more than eight days of a course they won't receive credit for it, regardless of their grades. Full story...
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Marine-based research group needs funding

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A marine-based research group in Wilmington may not be around much longer if it doesn't get the state funding it needs. Full story...
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Gun scare forces tighter security at high school

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A gun scare at New Hanover High School Thursday had law enforcement stepping up security at their football game Friday night. Full story...
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