make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Education

Bugs invade Wilmington school

READ MORE:
The students were able to watch and touch Madagascar hissing cockroaches and some insect larvae much to most of the students' delight. Full story...
»

Redistricting decision could come Thursday

READ MORE:
The debate about redistricting has centered on whether to keep students in schools closer to home or to bus students around the county to help with socioeconomic diversity. Full story...
»

UNCW among "Best Values"

READ MORE:
Several North Carolina schools are among the best academic values in public colleges according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. Full story...
»

Katie McGee's contract not to be renewed with Brunswick County Schools

READ MORE:

videoKatie McGee's days as the Brunswick County School superintendent are numbered. The school board decided Tuesday night not to renew her contract come June 30th. They will begin looking for a replacement as soon as possible.

Full story...
»

New Hanover County names Teacher and Principal of the Year

READ MORE:

videoThe New Hanover County School Board honored its outstanding educators Monday night. The big winners were New Hanover County's Teacher and Principal of the Year.

Full story...
»

Students listen as President Obama speaks Tuesday

READ MORE:
videoDespite some controversy over whether or not to show the President's address at local school districts Tuesday, once President Obama started speaking the students were all ears. Full story...
»

Perdue frees up $38 million for North Carolina counties

READ MORE:
Next week, North Carolina counties will get $38 million in overdue lottery funds earmarked for school construction. Full story...
»

Back to School Buddy Program helps kids gear up for school

READ MORE:

videoNew school supplies can be expensive for families. The Wilmington Elks Lodge and other community partners are working to make sure underprivileged children have all the tools needed to start the school year off right; at no cost to their parents.

Full story...
»

School starts for freshman at UNCW

READ MORE:

Nearly 2,000 new UNCW students took their first steps as the class of 2013. Students started the day walking from the UNCW Bell Tower to Trask Coliseum. Following the trek was the official convocation for the class of 2013.

Full story...
»

Class of 2013 arrives at UNCW

READ MORE:

videoFor the first time in UNCW history, more than 4,000 students will be living on campus. The school welcomes 1,893 freshmen this year. Ninety-two percent of them will live on campus.

Full story...
»

State releases school report cards

READ MORE:
The state Department of Education has released its school report cards for the 2007-2008 school year. Full story...
»

Girls in Brunswick County learn about getting fit

READ MORE:

Some young Brunswick County girls are getting a head start learning about the importance of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. The Brunswick Community College Fitness for Fun Girls Camp teaches eight ...

Full story...
»

Where is the education lottery money going?

READ MORE:
videoWednesday we explained how money from the North Carolina Education Lottery is doled out; about 30 percent goes toward education. Now the question is, how do school districts spend their portion of the money? Full story...
»

Breaking down the education lottery money

READ MORE:
videoThere's still no state budget in Raleigh as lawmakers try to figure out how to pay for North Carolina's spending. One of the biggest issues has been education funding, and many are wondering where the billion dollars for education from the lottery has gone. Full story...
»

Governor visits New Hanover Co. Monday

READ MORE:
For the second time this month Governor Bev Perdue visits New Hanover County today. The governor will hold an education rally at the Minnie Evans Arts Center on Halyburton Memorial Parkway. Full story...
»