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

New Hanover County Schools

School lockdowns ended

READ MORE:
The lockdowns at Hoggard High School, Roland-Grise Middle School and the Learning Center are over. Full story...
»

Virgo to reopen with new plan, vision

READ MORE:
video D.C. Virgo Middle School will once again open its doors, but not in a way administrators planned. Recently, the state denied the school's application for charter status, so the school will be a public school, with a twist. Full story...
»

New Hanover County Schools announces 2012 Science Fair winners

READ MORE:
The New Hanover County Science Fair was held on Thursday, January 26, 2012 on the campus of Murray Middle School. Nearly two hundred students in grades 3-12 participated. Full story...
»

New Hanover Co. drop-out rate drops

READ MORE:
video More New Hanover County students are staying in school instead of dropping out. The school district says the 23.4 percent decrease in the overall dropout rate is a big step in the right direction. Full story...
»

Leaders discuss business of education over breakfast

READ MORE:
videoLocal and state leaders met for breakfast this morning and to discuss business of education. The New Hanover County School Board held a breakfast meeting to inform leaders about the importance of considering education as a top priority, especially when it comes to planning the 2012 budget. Full story...
»

ONLY ON 3: Girl fight at Laney caught on cell phone; Posted on YouTube

READ MORE:
video We got a heads-up this morning from a concerned parent regarding a video of a fight between two girls posted on YouTube. The two go to Laney High School and the fight happened last week outside the cafeteria. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Teacher admitted texting, blew 0.13 after school-night crash

READ MORE:
video Texting and driving is never a good thing, especially if you've been drinking. A New Hanover County teacher admitted she was doing at least of those things when she hit a van last week. Highway Patrol says she was doing the other. Full story...
»

Eleven Cape Fear area schools receive math and science grants

READ MORE:
Scotchman Convenience Stores and the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance program have awarded $5,500 in grant funding to 11 area schools to support math and science education. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: Clerk makes good on promise to defend store, shoots would-be robber

READ MORE:
videoA would-be armed robber got a taste of his own medicine today when the convenience store clerk pulled out a gun of his own. After being held up last month, the clerk vowed to protect himself and be prepared for future threats. Full story...
»

Teacher killed in car accident remembered by school family

READ MORE:
video Linda Aiello spent 22 years teaching at Wrightsboro Elementary School. During her tenure she taught third, fourth and fight grade. Affectionately known as "Ms. A," she had spent the last two years teaching third graders, students who may now need a little support. Full story...
»

FIRST ON 3: School lockdown ended as WPD investigates shooting

READ MORE:
A security lockdown has ended at New Hanover High School, Gregory School of Science, Mathematics and Technology and New Hanover High's Jap Davis Field House, according to New Hanover County Schools. The schools were on lockdown for about 30 minutes after a shooting was reported near the campuses. Full story...
»

New Hanover Co. Board votes in favor for D.C. Virgo to become charter school

READ MORE:
video The question of the night: what to do with D.C. Virgo Middle School. A few were in favor of keeping D.C. Virgo as a traditional school, but when all was said and done, the majority voted in favor of pursuing a charter school application. Full story...
»

New Hanover Co. Schools gets new website

READ MORE:
New Hanover County Schools has launched its updated website with a completely redesigned new look. Full story...
»

New Hanover Co. Schools discuss D.C. Virgo becoming a charter

READ MORE:
video D.C. Virgo Middle School is closed this school year, but Tuesday night the New Hanover County School Board discussed options to reopen the school. The main option the school system is considering is opening D.C. Virgo back up as a charter school. Full story...
»