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Pender County Schools

FIRST ON 3: Topsail principal, superintendent explain suspension

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After weeks of controversy about the suspension of Topsail High School's principal, the school district announced today Marcus Skipper will return to work after Thanksgiving. Full story...
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Topsail High principal suspended

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Topsail High School's principal has been suspended, but no one is saying why. Pender County Schools spokeswoman Joyce Keith says Marcus Skipper was suspended Monday with pay. Keith said in an e-mail to WWAY, "There are no further comments." Full story...
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Topsail MS student wins award at national science fair

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A few weeks ago, we told you about a local science standout headed to the national science fair. He's back home with an award. Full story...
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School district investigating gun found in student's car

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An investigation is underway in Pender County after a gun was found in a student's car on school property Friday night. Full story...
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Pender School Board to interview 10 for superintendent slot

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The Pender County School Board is moving forward on its search for a new superintendent. The board says it received 28 applications to replace Allison Sholar, who is moving to Currituck County. Full story...
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Pender schools closed Monday; New Hanover, Brunswick open

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The impact of Hurricane Irene will be felt for at least one more day in Pender County as students get an extra day off from school. Pender County Schools will be closed Monday. Full story...
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Area schools struggle to meet higher AYP standards

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videoThe grades are in for area schools, and many did not pass with flying colors. Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, scores show that school districts have their work cut out for them if they want to meet federal standards. Full story...
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Pender teacher's cyberstalking charge makes international headlines

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The story of a Burgaw Middle School teacher charged with cyberstalking a 13-year-old boy is now getting international attention. Saturday morning ABCNews.com posted its own version of the story involving teacher Megan Mantooth, who was arrested earlier this month after allegedly sending hundreds of text messages to her former student. Earlier this week, Britain's Daily Mail also posted a story about the case. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Middle school teacher suspended; Charged with cyberstalking student

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video A Burgaw Middle School teacher has been suspended. The Pender County Sheriff's Office says eighth grade teacher Megan Mantooth is charged with cyberstalking a student. Full story...
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Topsail High principal reinstated

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Administrators in Pender County have pulled a quick about face with a school principal. The Pender County Board of Education announced today it has reinstated Marcus Skipper as principal of Topsail High School effective immediately. Full story...
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Pender County schools superintendent resigns

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Pender County schools superintendent Allison Sholar has resigned to take a job as the superintendent of Currituck County Schools. Full story...
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New Hanover, Pender schools cancel afternoon activities

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Due to expected severe weather conditions this afternoon New Hanover County and Pender County Schools have canceled all afternoon activities. Full story...
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Player of the year Truesdale & Edwards make all district girls team, Tynes named coach of year

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The all-district 2 team is out for girls high school basketball. Laney's Kabrina Truesdale and Hoggard's McKenzi Edwards lead the way. In fact Truesdale was named player of year. Laney's Sherri Tynes is coach of the year. Full story...
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Pender Co. Schools update for Thursday and exam schedule

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Pender County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students and staff on Thursday January 13. Full story...
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