Education
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School board releases emails after requesting confidentiality
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Wed, 01/02/2013 - 4:15pm.

video New Hanover County Board of Education members were asked to keep recent emails about school safety confidential – a suggestion that appears to violate state public records law.

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Brunswick County Schools taking extra security measures
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 01/01/2013 - 8:06pm.

video The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office and Board of Education continue to collaborate for the safety and security of all students and staff in light of the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Schools beefing up security
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Mon, 12/31/2012 - 6:41pm.

video In response to the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT, New Hanover County schools are beefing up security.

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Teacher of the week: Amanda Diggs
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 6:45pm.

videoWe traveled to Pender County to meet a Topsail Middle School first-year teacher Amanda Diggs to present her with this week's Teacher of the Week award.

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New Hanover Commission to consider plan for deputies at more schools
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 5:17pm.

Wednesday night, the New Hanover County Board oE education called a special meeting to discuss ways to protect students. One possibility is having deputies stand guard at elementary schools. Now they need county commissioners to support the plan.

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Contributions help CFCC students make sure families have merry Christmas
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 5:03pm.

video Workers at Cape Fear Community College are playing the roll of Santa's elves again helping make sure the families of some CFCC students will have a very merry Christmas.

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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Ashley student arrested for violence hoax
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 9:04am.

video An Ashley High School student has been charged with starting rumors about planned violence at the school. New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says Dylan Greg Merten, 17, is charged with disorderly conduct by disrupting students after admitting to starting the rumor.

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New Hanover Co. School Board pushes for deputy in every elementary school
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 11:58pm.

videoIn light of the tragedy in Connecticut the New Hanover County Board of Education says it has received numerous questions from parents regarding school safety in the past few days. Tonight, the board called a special work session to discuss school safety.

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New Hanover School Board holds special meeting on safety tonight
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 12/19/2012 - 4:48pm.

videoIn the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the New Hanover County School Board has called a special work session tonight to discuss school safety.

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Teacher of the Week: Amy Brinker
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:46pm.

video We surprised tonight's Teacher of the Week while her students were in music class. The school called the kindergarten teacher from her break to meet us in the music room.

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