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New Hanover County Schools

Community leaders help celebrate Virgo reopening

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In New Hanover County as many students and teachers filled the halls to kick off a new school year, D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy celebrated the beginning of a new chapter. Full story...
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National Pawn donating more than 100 band instruments to D.C. Virgo

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National Pawn owner Bob Moulton is donating more than 100 instruments to the D.C. Virgo Academic Academy band program to help budding musicians. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: New staff prepares to reopen revamped Virgo

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video A new challenge awaits the students and teachers at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy. The Wilmington school was closed last year because of poor enrollment. Now it's reopening with new goals and a new education plan. Full story...
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Superintendent chats with parents as school year nears

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With a new school year just days away, parents in New Hanover County got the opportunity to ask some last-minute questions. Full story...
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NC's annual public school report cards released

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video The report card for North Carolina schools is out, and graduation rates are up. Statewide graduation rates are up to 80 percent. That's a one-percent increase from last year. Three counties in our viewing area have exceeded the state's average graduation rate. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Berger makes more corruption accusations in e-mail to fellow commissioners

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video New Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger has been laying low. Other than appealing his violation of a protective order, Berger has been out of the news, until he sent an email to fellow commissioners around 2:40 a.m. The email expressed Berger's disapproval of the board sending a letter of support for a head start grant. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: NC teacher pay raise not what it seems

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video When you compare pay schedules from last year to this coming year, it seems teachers are getting the raise they were promised, but when you look closer they aren't getting the increase they thought. Full story...
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School Board approves budget, staff raises

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The New Hanover County School Board passed a budget for the 2012-2013 school year. The new budget totals more than $220 million. Full story...
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Hoggard principal leaving for new job in Scotland County

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The Laurinburg Exchange reports the Scotland County School Board last night approved hiring Dr. Pam Baldwin as the county's assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction. Full story...
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Elementary students get look at potential careers

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New Hanover County's Blair Elementary School held a Career Carnival today for third, fourth and fifth graders. The kids got a chance to ask people questions about their jobs to give them an idea of what the future may hold. Full story...
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