Pender County Schools
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Pender Co. Schools to discuss converting two schools to K-5
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 5:23pm.

video Pender County Schools wants input on whether to convert two schools that that currently have students in three grades each to both have kindergarten through fifth grades.

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Art show helps students
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 11/10/2012 - 5:52pm.

video The Poplar Grove Plantation was attracting more than peanut lovers this weekend. The plantation opened its gates to the Hampstead Art Show, and people were nuts about it.

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NC's annual public school report cards released
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 08/02/2012 - 4:30pm.

video The report card for North Carolina schools is out, and graduation rates are up. Statewide graduation rates are up to 80 percent. That's a one-percent increase from last year. Three counties in our viewing area have exceeded the state's average graduation rate.

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Pender Co. Schools on one-hour delay Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 4:15pm.

Pender County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay for students and staff except emergency personnel Thursday.

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After year of controversy, Topsail principal Skipper quits, says time for change
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/02/2012 - 3:39pm.

video Topsail High School's principal is leaving his job after a year of controversy. Marcus Skipper has resigned effective June 30. The principal, who had issues with the Pender County School Board earlier this school year, says he is planning to continue a career in education elsewhere.

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Parents and teachers agree new schedule would be "fresh start"
Submitted by Katie Harden on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 9:42pm.

video Students in Pender County may be heading back to class early next school year. High schools starting the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. Both parents and teachers say they like the idea.

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Pender school board seeks input on shifting high school calendar
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 03/20/2012 - 3:55pm.

video It could be a short summer for high school students in Pender County. Starting classes the first week of August is one option under a proposed school calendar waiver. The reason: the school district wants to implement the Career and College Promise program.

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Pender deputies check rumor of disruption at Topsail High School
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 03/08/2012 - 12:22pm.

Pender County Sheriff's deputies are at Topsail High School after the staff heard rumors of what a school district spokeswoman called "a disruption" during the school day.

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Teacher of the Week: Robin Brown
Submitted by wway news on Tue, 02/28/2012 - 7:19pm.

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