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New Hanover County Schools

FIRST ON 3: Former Hoggard teacher indicted on three charges

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videoA New Hanover County grand jury has indicted a former Hoggard High School coach and teacher on three criminal counts. Full story...
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Teacher of the Week: Cindy Whitehead

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Teachers who care and stick with it are a special part of your child's education. And one student nominated a great one this week. Full story...
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Driver cited after crash with school bus

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video A New Hanover County school bus was involved in an accident with another car this morning. The crash happened around 10 a.m. at the intersection of Shipyard Blvd. and Independence Blvd. Full story...
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Students turn loose change into help for cancer research

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videoStudents at Wilmington's Mary C. Williams Elementary School celebrated the success of their "Pasta for Pennies" fundraiser. For a week and a half, students scoured their homes, turning over couch cushions and ringing neighbors' doorbells looking for any spare change they could donate. Full story...
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StarNews: Teacher transferred after filing grievance against principal

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video A teacher who filed a grievance against New Hanover High School Principal Todd Finn will be at a different school in the county starting Wednesday, according to the school district. Beth Brown, who had taught English as a second language classes at New Hanover High School since 2006, was transferred to Castle Hayne Elementary School to teach ESL classes there, said Wayne Bullard, attorney for New Hanover County Schools. Full story...
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Teacher files grievances against principal

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One New Hanover County teacher feels like she is being bullied by the principal. A forty-two page document including grievances and emails between the principal and teacher explains it all. Full story...
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Accused coach/teacher quits job at Hoggard

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videoFour months after he was arrested and charged for allegedly kissing a student on campus, Michael Supak has quit his job as a teacher and coach at Hoggard High School. Full story...
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Mortuary van rear-ends car into New Hanover Co. school bus, no children hurt

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State troopers say no children were injured when a New Hanover County School bus was rear-ended by two vehicles Thursday morning. The bus and another car were stopped on Market St. when a Wilmington Mortuary van rear-ended the car, sending the car into the left side of the bus. Troopers say they there was only one child on the bus at the time of the crash. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: New Hanover Co. teacher busted for DWI over weekend

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video A teacher at Snipes Academy of Arts & Design was arrested for DWI and speeding Sunday according to police reports. Records show Wilmington Police arrested Olivia Grace Williams, 30, around 2 a.m. Sunday at 1180 Market Street. Full story...
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New Hanover schools to undergo safety review

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The New Hanover County Board of Education will spend up to $200,000 for a security and safety review of all 47 buildings in the district. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. parents, students push for junior varsity lacrosse

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videoAbout a hundred parents and students, many spinning lacrosse sticks, crowded the New Hanover County Board of Education meeting room tonight. They were all there to rally for junior varsity lacrosse teams in New Hanover County high schools. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. school board could ask voters for $284 million

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videoVoters in New Hanover County could face another decision on a bond referendum come November. This time, it is the county schools that could be asking for as much as $284 million. Full story...
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New Hanover County Schools lower dropout rate to less than 3%

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video New Hanover County Schools announced today the latest dropout rate is 2.26%, the lowest it's been since the 2001-2002 academic year and lower than last year's 3.83%. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Commission has plan for funding elementary school deputies

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videoLast month, the New Hanover County School Board asked the county commission for funding to put a deputy in every elementary school. Monday night, the board met and came up with a solution. Full story...
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Tim Buckley goes to back to school to judge science fair

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video WWAY StormTrack 3 Meteorologist Tim Buckley put his science skills to work at school today. Full story...
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