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Pender County Schools

Pender looking for input on $75M school bond plan

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video The Pender County School Board wants to put an end to overcrowding and outdated school buildings. The school board has proposed a multi-million-dollar bond to help. That could mean a tax increase, but some say it would money well spent. Full story...
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School board to hold Penderlea public hearing

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videoThe Pender County School board decided Thursday night to hold a public hearing on Penderlea School. Full story...
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Penderlea families worried about losing community school

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video Changes could be coming for a Pender County School, and many families affected are not happy. Those families say moving sixth through eighth grades out of Penderlea School is a bad idea. Full story...
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Topsail High's electric vehicle program wins national championship again

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videoTopsail High School's electric vehicle class has won nearly 200 awards since 2001. Last month, students in the course were named national champions for the 11th year in a row. Full story...
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Pender superintendent denies commissioner's claims she ignored him

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videoPender County Schools Superintendent Dr. Terri Cobb says she is not ignoring County Commissioner Jimmy Tate's request for a meeting to discuss education. But Tate says Cobb is giving him the cold shoulder. Full story...
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Tate, supporters voice concerns with Pender Co. Schools leadership

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video A Pender County commissioner is at odds with the superintendent of schools, and it appears he’s not alone in his fight. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: School system won’t allow teen to enroll

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video A Pender County family says the school system closed the book on their nephew entering the school system because of an episode from two years ago in California. Full story...
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Pender superintendent says make-up day decision a tough one

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videoSome answers today about why Pender County Schools will make-up some snow days during Spring Break, while other school districts have avoided cutting into that vacation time. Full story...
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While other districts add time, Pender Co. cuts days from Spring Break

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videoFor the most part, folks love having a day off because of snow. But making them up... that's a different story. While other school districts have protected Spring Break from make-up days, Pender County Students have had theirs cut short. Full story...
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Teen arrested for drugs on school bus

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The Pender County Sheriff's Office says yesterday it was investigating disorderly conduct on a school bus at the end of the day at Trask High School in Rocky Point. That's when deputies say they found Qu'ran Jevon Robinson had packaged marijuana. Full story...
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Report: Alleged Pender HS rape happened in school auditorium

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videoInvestigators and school leaders are not saying much about a rape that allegedly happened on a high school campus in Pender County. But tonight we are learning more. Full story...
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Pender High student charged with statutory rape on campus

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videoDeputies in Pender County have charged a 19-year-old with raping a fellow student at Pender High School on the last day of school earlier this month, WWAY has learned. Full story...
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No one hurt, truck driver cited after head-on crash with Pender Co. school bus

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No one was hurt in a head-on crash involving a tractor trailer and a Pender Co. school bus early Monday. Troopers say children were not yet on the bus at the time of the crash. Full story...
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Former interim superintendent leaving Pender Co. Schools

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An administrator who once led Pender County Schools on an interim basis is leaving the school district. This week the Pender County Board of Education accepted the resignation of Assistant Superintendent Rachel Manning. Full story...
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Pender Co. family says son bullied, beaten at school

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video A Pender County man says his six-year-old stepson has been the target of constant bullying for months and the school and the school district are not doing anything to help. Full story...
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