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New Hanover County Schools

New Hanover School Board says teachers, students can't be 'Friends'

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video Teachers in New Hanover County will no longer be able to "friend" their students on Facebook. The school board voted to add this policy to the district's Code of Ethics. Full story...
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Superintendent, school board hold "Coffee Talk" with parents, teachers

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Parents and teachers in New Hanover County got some face time with the school superintendent this morning. Dr. Tim Markley and school board members invited parents to "Coffee Talk." Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Report details investigation into Laney assistant principal

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video We're learning more tonight about the investigation of a Laney High School assistant principal. Last week we told you a criminal investigation into Robin Lamberty has been closed, but the New Hanover County School Board is still looking into what's happening. Full story...
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Area schools struggle to meet higher AYP standards

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videoThe grades are in for area schools, and many did not pass with flying colors. Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, scores show that school districts have their work cut out for them if they want to meet federal standards. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: $1 million project fixing up closed school building

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videoThere will be no classes at D.C. Virgo Middle School this fall. But this summer, the school is getting a facelift. That has some in the community upset. Full story...
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Macy McRae, Jr, Williston Asst. Principal, dies

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New Hanover County Schools mourns the loss of Macy McRae, Jr., Assistant Principal at Williston Middle School. He passed away over the weekend at the age of 67. Full story...
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School Board member asks colleagues if they've failed students

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Yesterday Dr. Derrick Hickey asked the school board if they think they have failed the students of New Hanover County. Hickey says this was part of a spirited debate that started over a one-percent increase in teacher bonuses. Full story...
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Commissioners pass New Hanover budget, reject ABC chief raise

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New Hanover County Commissioners passed the FY2011-2012 budget today with a few tweaks, including a one percent merit pay increase for county employees. Commissioners also increased the budget for new hanover county schools by $1 million. Full story...
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NHCS Board to to get rid of more than 200 positions

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The New Hanover County School Board has to get rid of more than 200 positions Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Hoggard vandalized, principal targeted in apparent senior prank

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videoIt's the last week of school at Hoggard High, and seniors should be preparing for the next step and getting excited about graduation. Instead a few of them may not be walking at graduation at all after what looks to be a senior prank gone bad. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. schools talk money with commissioners over budget discussion

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video Funding for education was one of the main issues discussed during the New Hanover County Commission meeting Monday night. Tim Markley, the New Hanover County Schools superintendent, requested $1 million for their operating budget, the same amount that was allotted last year. Full story...
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Students' sculpture to leave last impression at Snipes

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The students of Snipes Academy created a unique sculpture that the teachers plan to have displayed permanently. Full story...
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WWAY talks with neighbor of Laney asst. principal accused of inappropriate behavior with student

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video Even though lights were on inside of Robin Lamberty's home, no one would come to the door. Neighbors seemed curious of our presence so we took our cameras across the street. There we found Lamberty's friend and neighbor, John Swift. Full story...

FIRST ON 3: Laney assistant principal accused of inappropriate relations with student

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A Laney High School assistant principal is off the job after an allegations surfaced about an inappropriate relationship with a student. School district spokeswoman Valita Quattlebaum says Stephanie Robin Lamberty is suspended with pay as the district and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office investigate. Full story...