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New Hanover County Schools

School bus involved in crash; no students on board

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A New Hanover County school bus was involved in an accident this afternoon. It happened at the intersection of Gordon Road and North College Road. Full story...
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Redistricting could cost school district big money

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video An effort to control school overcrowding in New Hanover County may mean a loss of funding to the tune of more than $750,000. Full story...
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Students at two schools diagnosed with Shigellosis

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Parents got a call last night that students at Trask Middle School and Murrayville Elementary School have been diagnosed with Shigellosis. Full story...
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New Hanover Schools cuts ribbon on Snipes Academy

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New Hanover County Schools opened the Snipes Academy of Arts and Design today. Students showed off some of the performance skills they'll use in the classroom. Full story...
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Elementary school starting students early on bilingual track

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video One New Hanover County school is adding a little bit of culture to its curriculum. Forest Hills Elementary is the first in our county to add what's called a dual immersion class. It's helping some kindergarteners already learn a second language. Full story...
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New Hanover school enrollment higher than expected

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This year there are more new faces than the New Hanover County school system expected. The district said it had more students than it estimated when the school year started yesterday. Full story...
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Single mom invests in private school to avoid redistricting

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video The price tag on private school is prohibitive for many parents, but New Hanover County's middle school redistricting has been a powerful motivator for some parents to dig deep into their pocketbooks. Full story...
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Wrightsboro reopens after mold problem

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Wrightsboro Elementary School is open and mold-free. The New Hanover County school closed in February because of elevated levels of mold in several buildings. Full story...
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Markley to start sooner than expected

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Right now Tim Markley serves as school superintendent in Catawba County, but the school board has let Markley out of his contract a month early. Full story...
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New school year brings headaches for middle schoolers, families

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videoSchool is back in session, and for many middle school students, that means a new school and a longer commute thanks to the county's redistricting plan. Full story...
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New Hanover County Schools get fired up for school year

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video The convocation is a powerful motivator for everybody here. It was also a chance to set goals for this school year: Like raising the bar for student achievement and incorporating the latest technology into the classroom. Full story...
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Catawba schools chief named new NHC superintendent

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videoThe New Hanover County School Board has selected Tim Markley to be the district's next superintendent. Markley told WWAY today, "I am excited to get here." Full story...
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Second NHC Superintendent candidate quizzed by parents

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video Superintendent finalist Dr. Tim Markley introduced himself to the New Hanover County community Thursday night. Full story...
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Holliday makes public pitch for New Hanover County Schools Superintendent

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video About 50 people showed up to ask Dr. Rick Holliday about his plans if selected as the new Superintendent of New Hanover County Schools. Full story...
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Schools release AYP results

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It's report card time for the public school systems in North Carolina. The state Department of Public Instruction released the preliminary results for Adequate Yearly Progress today for the 2009-2010 school year. Full story...
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