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New Hanover County Schools

FIRST ON 3: School bus pulled over, driver undergoes medical evaluation

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videoA New Hanover County school bus driver is undergoing a medical evaluation after being pulled over for "weaving" while driving this morning, according to a school district spokeswoman. Full story...
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Dog inspires students to improve reading skills

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videoThursdays are arguably one of the most popular days at one New Hanover County school. At the end of the week, a small group of third grade students at Forest Hills Elementary have a special four-legged visitor they sit and read with. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Bianca Bozeman

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videoKeeping second graders excited about learning is no easy task, but it is a challenge that our Teacher of the Week Bianca Bozeman is up to. Full story...
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Schools respond to new state grades

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video The majority of North Carolina schools received a "C" average grade, in school performance grades released Thursday. In the Cape Fear region, we also saw a lot of "C" and "D" grades, but school leaders urge parents to not jump to conclusions about this new grading system. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Parent questions NHC school board bidding policy

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video A New Hanover County parent is upset with how the the school system is handing his tax dollars. Specifically, he questions how the district awards bids for work. Last fall the New Hanover County School District started a bidding process for lawn companies to take care of their athletic fields. Parent Chad O'Shields says the district violated a bidding policy and state law using taxpayer money. Full story...
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Commissioners approve final $40M in bonds for CFCC

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Cape Fear Community College will get to spend the final $40 million of bond money voters approved several years ago after a long debate by the New Hanover County Commission today. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender schools want control of calendar returned

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Two local school systems are lobbying state lawmakers to return the control of local school calendars to local boards of education – a movement backed by the N.C. School Boards Association and strongly opposed by the coastal tourism industry, which suffered when school systems began cutting summer short a decade ago. Full story...
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School bond money already being spent

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videoIt's been a couple months now since voters approved a $160-million school bond in New Hanover County. So when does that money start going to our schools and what's first on the list? That money is heading to New Hanover County Schools for everything from repairs to out and out replacement. Full story...
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Driver suffers medical episode, crashes school bus

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video A school bus driver was taken to the hospital after crashing a bus on Carolina Beach Road this morning. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Carla Simon

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videoCarla Simon has only lived in the Cape Fear area for nine months, but she has already discovered a classroom of students that inspire her. Full story...
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