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New Hanover County Schools

New Hanover Co. school bonds in, permitting changes out

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videoHundreds of people showed up at tonight's New Hanover County Commission meeting. On the agenda, everything from school bonds to special use permits. Full story...
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New heat advisory guidelines for sports for schools in New Hanover County

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New guidelines are now in place for students participating in sports in New Hanover County. These guidelines are effective beginning July 1, 2014. The guidelines specifically address heat concerns, water breaks and other related issues with students participating in sports on hot days. Full story...
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Ashley hoops coach's firing polarizing school community

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videoMore than a month ago Ashley High School dismissed its basketball coach. Since then we've been getting emails and phone calls from supporters of David Rutledge as well as detractors. Today this controversy went to a new level when some students walked out of class in protest. Full story...
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Hoggard honors scholars at first Academic Signing Day

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videoFuture doctors, lawyers and army generals. Some bright high school seniors gave up hanging out with friends, playing sports and doing other activities to focus on their studies. Now all that hard work is finally paying off and being recognized. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Sheila Sokolinsky

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videoSheila Sokolinsky combines a love of technology with a love of teaching to make learning fun for students at Isaac Bear Early College High School in Wilmington. Full story...
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Ashley's Eanes approved for coaching job in Burke County

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videoThe search is underway at Ashley High School for a new head football coach. Screaming Eagles head coach Tom Eanes informed his players on Tuesday that he's accepted a head coaching position in Morganton. The Burke County School Board last night approved Tom Eanes to be the new football coach at Patton High School. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Teachers say pay, opportunity have them following former NHHS principal to Georgia

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videoFormer New Hanover High School principal Todd Finn is leading a new high school in Georgia, and his staff this fall will have many familiar faces. Finn has hired six former colleagues currently teaching in New Hanover County and nearly a dozen more from North Carolina. So why are they following him to the Peach State? Full story...
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Funeral arrangements set for coaching great Joe Miller

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videoFuneral arrangements have been set for area coaching legend Joe Miller, who died Tuesday at the age of 70. Full story...
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Coaching legend Joe Miller has died

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videoLocal coaching legend Joe Miller has died, WWAY has learned. Family and friends confirmed Miller died early Wednesday evening. Full story...
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Local school safety concerns rise again after Pennsylvania stabbings

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videoThe recent violence in Murrysville, Pennsylvania is once again raising some questions about local student safety. New Hanover County deputy superintendent Rick Holliday says, "It makes us go back and reexamine what we're doing." Full story...
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Junior League and Nourish NC work to fight hunger during Spring Break

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videoThursday afternoon Wilmington Junior League and Nourish NC partnered to fight hunger among New Hanover County students. The group assembled boxes filled with 12 days worth of food, which will be given to more than 300 elementary, middle, and high school students. Full story...
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Troopers: Boy on motorized scooter run over after not stopping for school bus

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videoA child riding a motorized scooter has been injured after investigators say he failed to stop for a school bus and was run over by one of its tires this afternoon in New Hanover County. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. OKs process to select top teachers

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School officials in New Hanover County now have a plan to select their top teachers under a new teacher tenure law. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Three students charged for weapons possession at elementary school

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's deputies charged three students at Rachel Freeman School of Engineering yesterday for possession of a weapon at school. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board will have at least one new member

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videoThree of four New Hanover County School Board members facing reelection this year have decided to run again. Republicans Janice Cavanaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins all filed for reelection. Full story...
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