Home Tags Education

Tag: Education

Conflict resolution added to elementary curriculum

videoMost of the time schools focus on teaching students reading, writing and arithmetic, but soon a different skill set may be added to the curriculum.

NAACP criticizes local school segregation

videoThey say New Hanover County's school system is still segregated. The NAACP has harsh criticisms over diversity in the county's three magnet schools.

Chancellor at UNC-Chapel Hill says he will retire

The chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill said today he will retire next year.

Local class sends packages to soldiers in Iraq

videoA local sixth grade class is finding a unique way to show support for our soldiers in Iraq and it involves a needle and thread. Soon soldiers in Iraq will be receiving a different kind of care package. Inside will be neck ties with a purpose made by students at Myrtle Grove Middle School.

Columbus County schools back to normal after gun violence rumors

videoColumbus County high schools were just about back to normal today after rumors of gun violence circulated like wildfire yesterday. People in the Whiteville community say in no uncertain terms that gang activity is to blame. Whiteville City Schools Superintendent Randy Shaver admits there is gang presence on campus and is working on a plan to try and get rid of it.

NC students keeping pace on reading, math scores

Test scores show that North Carolina's fourth- and eighth-graders are generally keeping pace with students nationwide on math and reading test scores.

Many Columbus County students absent following deadly shooting

videoMany students in Columbus County didn't show up for school Monday. Rumors of retaliation in the schools come after a murder Friday night following the East Columbus-Whiteville football game. Police say about 200 people were gathered in the parking lot of Sam's Pit Stop in Lake Waccamaw when a silver Ford Taurus drove up and someone in it opened fire.

Local student wins medal in Special Olympics Golf National Invitational

videoA West Brunswick High School student recently hit the links in Florida for the Special Olympics Golf National Invitational and he came home with a medal.

Local high school student writes children’s book

Seventeen-year-old Carolyn Goodin seems like most high school kids. The Trask High School senior likes hanging out with friends and is studying for her SATs. You can also add author and illustrator to her list of accomplishments.

Latest news