New Hanover County Schools

Local
6:24 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

CoastLine: New Hanover County School Bond and the Potential Tax Impact

How will a $160 million general obligation bond issue impact the New Hanover County Public School System, and what impact would its passage have on property owners?    

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Local
2:28 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

35 NHC School Buses Vandalized; Some Routes Operating with Delays Tuesday Morning

Mechanic working on an NHC school bus
New Hanover County Schools

Vandals damaged thirty-five New Hanover County school buses over the weekend. 

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Local - October 14
3:54 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Lock-Down: A Standard Procedure for New Hanover County Schools in Event of Police Activity

On Thursday, Wilmington’s Freeman Elementary and Mosley Performance Learning Center were both locked from the outside for several hours following a shooting at the nearby Creekwood housing community. The next day, a gunfire incident behind the College Road K-Mart led to the brief lock-down of Isaac Bear Early College. A lock-down means access to and from the schools is restricted, and classrooms lock their doors, turn off the lights and shut the blinds. New Hanover County Schools go into this heightened security mode whenever police activity occurs in the vicinity of a school.

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Local
6:42 am
Thu October 3, 2013

UNC Center for Civil Rights Study Highlights Racial Disparities in Public Education

The Inclusion Project
UNC Center for Civil Rights

A staggeringly high number of minority students in New Hanover and Pender Counties live near high-poverty elementary schools. 

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Local
11:04 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

School resource officers to protect every NHC elementary school through this school year

The December massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school shook the nation – and caused school boards across the country to re-think elementary school security. 

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Local
10:34 am
Wed March 28, 2012

NHCo. Teacher Assistant Arrested for Indecent Liberties with Student

Mugshot of Dishon White, a former teacher assistant at Ashley High School in Wilmington.

A teacher assistant at Ashley High School has been arrested and charged for indecent liberties with a 17-year-old female student.

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