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Pender County Schools

Parents on makeup day: 'Leave weekends alone'

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videoPlanning ahead will help limit the impact of weather-related school cancellations in Pender County, but it is not enough to keep students from going to school this weekend. Full story...
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First joint board meeting for Pender school bond

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videoThe Pender County Commission and Board of Education met tonight to discus the future of the school bond voted on in November. This was the first time the two boards met over the bond. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender schools want control of calendar returned

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Two local school systems are lobbying state lawmakers to return the control of local school calendars to local boards of education – a movement backed by the N.C. School Boards Association and strongly opposed by the coastal tourism industry, which suffered when school systems began cutting summer short a decade ago. Full story...
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Pender High gets new healthcare center on campus

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videoA new school health center is open at Pender High School. It's right on the school's campus. Health workers provide everything from check-ups to immunizations. Full story...
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Schools get boost in New Hanover, Pender, not in Bladen

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Voters in New Hanover and Pender counties have given a big boost to local schools by approving bond referenda, but Bladen County residents gave a resounding no to raising taxes for schools. Full story...
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Report provides insight on if schools make the grade

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videoIt's that time of the year again. Summer is over, and kids are back in class. But how did their schools perform last year? The state released accountability and testing results for the last school year. Full story...
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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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