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New Hanover County Schools

ROTC student's ceremonial rifle sparked school lockdown

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A lesson learned the hard way for one Ashley High School ROTC student. The student and his ceremonial rifle sparked a lockdown for three schools Friday morning. Full story...
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Williston, Rotary Club celebrate partnership

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Williston Middle School has faced a lot of challenges, but one community group is fulfilling a promise to lift the school up. The Williston Legacy Project is a partnership between the Rotary Club and the school that started in August. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Toxicology report sheds little light on death of child on school bus

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A toxicology report shows little new info about the death of a special needs girl on a New Hanover County school bus earlier this year. Eight-year-old Jamiah Batts died shortly after arriving by bus at Rachel Freeman School of Engineering February 29. Full story...
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School district says despite recent staff arrests, students safe at school

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video An Ashley High School teachers assistant is out of jail after being charged with indecent liberties with a 17-year-old girl. He's the second TA at a New Hanover County High School charged with a crime against a student this month. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. launches lockdown alerts via text and Twitter

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Parents worried about their child's safety at school can now get school lockdown alerts via Twitter or text message. Full story...
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Williston students look to future at career fair

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Little kids with big dreams got to meet professionals who have the jobs the kids hope to have one day. Communities in Schools of Cape Fear and UNCW's Cameron School of Business put together the first ever Williston Middle School Career Fair today. Full story...
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Hoggard coach fired after arrest for fight at school, students react

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video A Hoggard High School teacher assistant and assistant football coach has been fired days after being arrested for allegedly assaulting several students at school. A New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman said Joseph Brown's termination was effective yesterday. Full story...
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Seven girls face charges in alleged gang fight at school

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is preparing juvenile petitions against seven girls allegedly involved in a fight at a Wilmington middle school last week. Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jerry Brewer says investigators believe the fight Thursday at Williston Middle School was gang related. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Families say coach came looking for alleged victims night before assaults

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video An assistant football coach at Hoggard High School has been arrested after an incident at the school last week. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has charged Joseph Clinton Brown Jr. with five counts of simple assault and one count of assault with a deadly weapon. Full story...
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Family searching for answers after girl's death on school bus

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videoThe family of a little girl with special needs continues to mourn her death and search for answers. Jamiah Batts died on her school bus last month. Full story...
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Family of disabled student files complaint against New Hanover Co. Schools

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videoA second family has filed a civil rights complaint against New Hanover County Schools. According to the group NC Fear Free Education, the family of a child enrolled in the school district filed a 98-page complaint yesterday with the Office of Civil Rights division of the US Department of Education. Full story...
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Eaton Elementary back open tomorrow on two-hour delay

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Eaton Elementary will reopen tomorrow after water damage forced it to close today. Students will be on a two-hour delay, according to New Hanover County Schools. Teachers and staff should report at normal times. Full story...
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Investigators wait for information in death of child on school bus

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video New details in the death of an eight-year-old special needs student at school yesterday. Police say an autopsy was performed on Jamiah Batts this morning. Full story...
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