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New Hanover County Schools

Alderman Elementary celebrates 50th birthday

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videoIt will be a blast from the past tonight at Alderman Elementary as the schools celebrates a major milestone: the big 5-0. Full story...
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County approves plan for Buck Hardee Field improvements

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Without a word of discussion, Wilmington's Buck Hardee Field got one step closer to getting a makeover this morning during the New Hanover County Commission meeting. Full story...
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New make-up day schedule approved

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The New Hanover County School Board approved a new schedule covering all six missed school days due to winter weather. Full story...
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Teachers seeking change, taking a stand

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Teachers dressed in red for the New Hanover County School Board meeting Saturday, February 15th supporting the fight against a state law requiring districts give multi-year contracts and raises to 25% of teachers who must give up tenure. Full story...
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Career Day gives kids perspective on prospective jobs

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video Today was career day today at College Park Elementary School in Wilmington. Students learned what it's like to be an author, firefighter and even a florist. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. make-up days won't affect Spring Break, Saturdays

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videoNew Hanover County families will not have to worry about losing Saturdays or any part of Spring Break thanks to last week's winter storm. Today the school district announced its schedule for missing four school days by converting some half days to full days and adding a day at the end of the year. Full story...
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School districts begin tough task of dealing with missed days

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video Students around the area missed nearly a week of school thanks to the threat and eventual arrival of snow and ice last week, but state laws about the school calendar make rescheduling that missed time a challenge for administrators. Full story...
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Records show specifics on NHCS Outside Work Experience pay

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video We're learning more about a process intended to help school districts recruit workers. New Hanover County Schools adopted its Outside Work Experience plan back in 2006. Now we know how many people it has impacted. Full story...
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Forest Hills accepting application for kindergarten Mandarin Chinese immersion

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Some New Hanover County kindergarteners may soon learn Mandarin Chinese. Forest Hills Global Elementary School looks to add the option for 20 students next school year. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. Schools begin new Mandarin Chinese program for kindergarteners

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Starting with the 2014-2015 school year, Forest Hills is looking to offer a Mandarin Chinese Immersion program. And in order for the Mandarin class to take place, they need to have at least 20 kindergarten students enrolled. Full story...
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