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New Hanover County Schools

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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Students celebrate parent involvement by tossing water balloons at school leaders

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videoThe principal and the assistant principal at Wilmington's Codington Elementary had a chance to cool off this afternoon, but probably not the way they wanted to. Full story...
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Goolsby: Local government, not state, to blame for low education spending

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video As local education administrators call for state lawmakers to increase spending in schools, Sen. Thom Goolsby says the group he affectionately calls "educrats" needs to do its homework. But educators say it's the senator who needs to check his facts. Full story...
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Suspended teacher indicted for drug possession

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videoA New Hanover County teacher arrested earlier this year for drug possession has been indicted. District Attorney Ben David confirms a grand jury indicted Catherine Entrocaso for possession of a schedule II narcotic. Full story...
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Board says Common Core leaves more questions than answers

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video The beginning of the school year is just weeks away, but the New Hanover County school board is already questioning the new Common Core curriculum and how it will impact your child. Full story...
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School district suspends teacher arrested on drug charge

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video The New Hanover County school district has suspended a teacher under investigation after her arrest for drug possession. Full story...
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Teacher still on job after drug charge

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video A New Hanover High School teacher arrested last week on drug charges is still on the job. A school district spokeswoman says the district says it is investigating Catherine Entrocaso after an Alcohol Law Enforcement agents arrested her for possession of schedule II narcotics. Full story...
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