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New Hanover County Schools

New Hanover Co. School Board slated to continue talks on fraternization policy

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videoThe New Hanover County School Board's Policy Committee is scheduled to continue discussions on a new fraternization policy this afternoon. The board won't admit it, but an ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION uncovered that Superintendent Tim Markley has been having a relationship with his former administrative assistant, a internal relationship that the current policy doesn't address. The board will only say that it is attempting to change the policy to better match state policy. We will have multiple reporters at this afternoon's meeting and will have live reports starting at 5:00 p.m. on WWAY NewsChannel 3. Full story...
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Teachers make statement about education reforms, pay

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videoPublic school teachers around the state decked out in red hit the streets to take a stand against recent spending cuts. In New Hanover County, educators and even some parents and students stood outside their schools holding signs in support of better pay and benefits for teachers. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: While teacher pay stays flat, 6 secretaries make more than $50k at New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoNew details in our investigation of a reported relationship between New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley and an administrative assistant he supervised. We are learning more about why she and some other administrative assistants have higher salaries than most teachers. Full story...
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Bellamy Elementary student diagnosed with whooping cough

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videoA New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman confirms one student has been diagnosed with whooping cough at Bellamy Elementary. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION: New Hanover Co. School superintendent exposes lack of in-house dating rules

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video Tonight in an ONLY ON 3 investigation, we uncover a relationship between the superintendent of New Hanover County Schools and an employee he directly supervised; a relationship that may be impacting district policy. Full story...
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School board, commission discuss millions in bond money for school repairs

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video The New Hanover County School Board and County Commission met this afternoon to talk about a number of issues, including the current condition of some county schools. Commissioners and board members discussed what it will take to fix aging schools, including the possibility of hundreds of millions of dollars in bond money. Full story...
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Entire school joins in for anti-bullying video

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videoStudents at Myrtle Grove Middle School took bullying into their own hands today by making a video condemning the act. Full story...
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Mold test results in for mobile units at Bellamy and Parsley

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Earlier this week, several fifth grade Bellamy classes were relocated to Parsley due to mold contamination in fifth grade mobile units. New Hanover County Schools (NHCS) ordered further mold testing to be conducted after the relocation. Full story...
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Mold causes closure of 4 classrooms at Bellamy Elementary

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video Starting Wednesday, 5th grade students from Bellamy Elementary will be bused to Parsley Elementary every day because there’s mold in four of their classrooms. Full story...
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Students temporarily moved because of mold

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Some Bellamy Elementary School fifth graders will be temporarily relocated to Parsley Elementary School tomorrow as a safety measure due to mold being found in four mobile units. Full story...
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Council approves funding for 3 projects, accepts reimbursement for another

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video The Wilmington City Council got to work at their Tuesday meeting covering a wide variety of items during the three and a half hour meeting. Full story...
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New Hanover Schools explores policies on personal relationships among staff

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videoThe New Hanover County Schools Policy Committee is taking a look at several policies concerning personal relationships. The committee wants to prohibit personal relationships between school employees in a supervisory-subordinate relationship. Full story...
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Unpaid lunch costs latest hit on school budgets

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videoUnpaid school lunch charges have been on rise for years in New Hanover County, but now schools can no longer use federal funds to pay off those meals. Last year alone unpaid lunches cost the district about $122,000. Full story...
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Superintendent, parents discuss challenges facing local schools

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video The school year is just a few weeks old and New Hanover County parents are already sending the superintendent’s office their report card for the 2013 school year. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Brita Clarkson

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videoA former teacher partner nominated Brita Clarkson for Teacher of the Week. Clarkson teaches eighth grade at New Hanover County's Williston Middle School and says she tries to make the classroom feel like home, by providing school supplies for students and decorating her room with positive messages. Full story...
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