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New Hanover County Schools

School board releases emails after requesting confidentiality

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video New Hanover County Board of Education members were asked to keep recent emails about school safety confidential – a suggestion that appears to violate state public records law. Full story...
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Schools beefing up security

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video In response to the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT, New Hanover County schools are beefing up security. Full story...
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New Hanover Commission to consider plan for deputies at more schools

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Wednesday night, the New Hanover County Board oE education called a special meeting to discuss ways to protect students. One possibility is having deputies stand guard at elementary schools. Now they need county commissioners to support the plan. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Ashley student arrested for violence hoax

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video An Ashley High School student has been charged with starting rumors about planned violence at the school. New Hanover County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says Dylan Greg Merten, 17, is charged with disorderly conduct by disrupting students after admitting to starting the rumor. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. School Board pushes for deputy in every elementary school

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videoIn light of the tragedy in Connecticut the New Hanover County Board of Education says it has received numerous questions from parents regarding school safety in the past few days. Tonight, the board called a special work session to discuss school safety. Full story...
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New Hanover School Board holds special meeting on safety tonight

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videoIn the wake of last week's school shooting in Connecticut, the New Hanover County School Board has called a special work session tonight to discuss school safety. Full story...
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All clear after brief lockdowns at three New Hanover Co. schools

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video With a heightened sense of security since Friday's school shooting in Connecticut, three New Hanover County schools went on brief lockdowns today in two separate incidents. Full story...
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NHCS superintendent offers reassurance about school safety

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video In the wake of Friday's school shooting in Connecticut, New Hanover County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tim Markley has sent a letter to schools, parents and the community about school safety here. Full story...
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Case against Hoggard teacher heads to grand jury

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A Hoggard teacher and coach charged with indecent liberties with a student may have to wait months for the next step in his case. Full story...
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Ashley High student appears in court on cocaine, booze charges

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videoA 16-year-old Ashley High School student accused of having drugs on campus had her first appearance in court Wednesday. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: 16-year-old arrested for cocaine, booze at Ashley HS

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video A 16-year-old girl has been arrested for allegedly having drugs and alcohol today at Ashley High School. Full story...
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Former teacher jailed for indecent liberties with student

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videoSchool is supposed to be the one place parents know their child is safe, but for the second time in two weeks a teacher with ties to New Hanover County Schools has been accused of inappropriate behavior with a student. Full story...
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Police investigate fight at Hoggard High

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video Wilmington Police are investigating a fight at Hoggard High School Friday. Investigators say one student was allegedly held while another student hit him repeatedly. Full story...
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Area kids pick Obama, Dalton

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Last week we told you about local students casting their own votes in the national Kids Voting program. Now the results are in. Full story...
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