• Students gain valuable experience through Teen and Peer Court

    Brunswick County students believe in second chances. As volunteers in Teen and Peer Court programs, students serve as defense and prosecuting attorneys, clerks, bailiffs and jurors to determine sentencing for first-time juvenile offenders who have admitted to their crimes.

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    WBHS announces honor roll
    West Brunswick High School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine weeks of the school year.
    A Honor Roll

  • VWES students take part in photo workshop

    Kids & Teens Only Development Workshops conducted a photo workshop that introduced Communities in Schools students at Virginia Williamson Elementary School to the basics of photography.
    The workshop exposed students to the art and technical side of photography before the digital evolution.
    Students were taught about composition, what a camera is, how a camera works, and how to make a pinhole camera out of a tin can.

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    Shallotte Middle honor roll
    Shallotte Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first nine weeks.

    A Honor Roll
    Sixth grade: Mia Adcock, Brian Barrett, Griffin Brown, Madison Cagle, Madeline Chandler, Hayley Giordano, Russ Gore, Madeline Jackson, Davis Julian, Ashley Oakes, Jocelyn Paolilli, Campbell Pryor, Danielle Riffel, Cierra Watts, Robin Wood.
    Seventh grade: Katherine Barnes, Nicholas Himes, Claire McNeil, Arnulfo Silva, Taye Vereen.
    Eighth grade: Quniton Churning, Shelley Hurst, John McNeil, Samuel Zeng.

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    WCA students make honor roll
    The following students were named to honor rolls for the first quarter at West Christian Academy:
    A Honor Roll
    First grade: Isaac Carte.
    Second grade: Adryonna West, Sam West.
    Third grade: Jared McLeod.
    Fourth grade: Brady West.
    Seventh grade: Lauren Brown, Lainey West.
    Eighth grade: Nathan Penny.
    Ninth grade: Maddie Bates, Hunter Brown, Samantha Decker.
    10th grade: Devon Gray.
    11th grade: Keton Locklear, George West IV.

  • Students experiment to learn about wind energy

    Southport Elementary fifth-grade teacher Mrs. Blacklock was one of two teachers who requested assistance and gave local 4-H youth a chance to practice their leadership skills.
    On Wednesday, Oct. 26, Angie Lawrence, 4-H program assistant, and her helpers Alexis Apple, Angelique Apple, Owen Bell and Bobbi Jane Lawrence taught students about renewable energy and more. The youth who participated in the program enhanced their engineering skills by designing, building and testing two different wind turbine models.

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    WRN website created
    Individuals seeking the scoop on the best books in town typically read critics’ reviews. For those looking for something a little more exciting, visit www.bcswan.net/wrn for a creative book review experience known as Who’s Reading Now (WRN).
    WRN was an idea launched by Brunswick County media coordinators in partnership with Acacia Dixon, instructional technology coordinator.

  • Motorcycle skills course now offered at BCC

     SUPPLY—Have you ever wanted to learn to ride a motorcycle? Or are you looking to sharpen your motorcycle driving skills?

    Brunswick Community College will begin to teach motorcycle rider education and safety courses for beginners and experienced riders.

    “With all of the motorcycle enthusiasts in the county, we think the county has been needing this for a long time,” said Lori Summerlin, program coordinator. “In the last few years there has been an increase in the volume of people in this area on motorcycles.”

  • 4-H’ers find reading program helps students

    Beginning in October 2008, Brunswick County 4-H instituted “Reading Makes the Best Better” to celebrate National 4-H Week and to offer 4-H members the chance to do what 4-H’ers love to do best through community service, citizenship activities and education.

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    Help Bolivia school win contest
    Bolivia Elementary School has been in heated competition with schools nationwide since July 15. The Paper Mate Company, through Facebook, is offering three schools throughout the country an opportunity to win $10,000.00 in Paper Mate supplies.