Pender County Schools
New Pender Co. Schools superintendent gets to work
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 01/09/2012 - 3:27pm.

video When students in Pender County returned from Christmas break last week, their schools had a new leader. Superintendent Terri Cobb says she is excited about her new job and is ready for any challenges she will face.

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2nd grade teacher arrested on drug charges
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 11/28/2011 - 10:51pm.

A Pender County teacher is facing some serious charges after being arrested over the weekend for drug crimes.

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Dr. Terri Cobb named Pender County Schools Superintendent
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Tue, 11/22/2011 - 10:27pm.

video A special meeting was held Tuesday night in Burgaw to name the new superintendent for Pender County Schools. Dr. Terri R. Cobb was voted in by the Pender County Board of Education.

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FIRST ON 3: Topsail principal, superintendent explain suspension
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/17/2011 - 1:13pm.

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.

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Topsail High principal suspended
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/27/2011 - 11:10am.

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."

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Topsail MS student wins award at national science fair
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Mon, 10/10/2011 - 1:39pm.

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.

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School district investigating gun found in student's car
Submitted by Ramon Herrera on Mon, 10/10/2011 - 1:23pm.

An investigation is underway in Pender County after a gun was found in a student's car on school property Friday night.

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Pender School Board to interview 10 for superintendent slot
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:13pm.

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.

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Pender schools closed Monday; New Hanover, Brunswick open
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 08/28/2011 - 5:26pm.

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.

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