Pender Education Partnership is now accepting nominations of distinguished alumni and educators for its Wall of Fame.
Sharing the Love
With the founding of Watermen’s Warehouse, a nonprofit brand that raises money for free swimming lessons, the Schieffer family is helping others love the water as much as they do.
Diving Under the Surface of Science
Chris Lener’s Funky Fins offers eco-conscious education for the curious minds of Topsail.
At the Top of Her Class
Rocky Point Elementary teacher Jessica Barnette wins the prestigious Milken Educator Award.
Playing in the Band
Pirate Classic celebrates 10 years of competition at Topsail High School.
A New Program at THS
Topsail High School is one of only six high schools in the country to have a U.S. Coast Guard JROTC Program.
New West Pender Middle School Principal
Pender County Schools names Laurin Paige Garza as the new principal at the middle school.
It’s Time to Prepare for Hurricanes
Pender County Emergency Management outlines the steps you should take to be ready in the event of a hurricane.
A Nice Surprise
Rocky Point Elementary School receives an unexpected check from the N.C. Department of the State Treasurer.
Open Mic Night Pender NC
Pender Education Partnership hosts its Open Mic Night fundraiser on June 2.
Hampstead Preschool of the Arts
At Hampstead Preschool of the Arts children are empowered to take risks in learning by providing a setting fostering self-esteem, confidence and respect.
Grow Your Own Food Academy
Kyle Stenersen of Humble Roots Farm offers an online course in home-grown food.
Building Better Coaches
Pender High School coaches are nationally recognized for earning Level 3 Status through the NFHS Learning Center.
Pender Early College High School accepts it award as a National Blue Ribbon School in Washington, D.C.
To Learn the Ocean is to Love the Ocean
With Ecological Marine Adventures camps and classes, Taylor and Amber Maready provide fun outdoor experiences while instilling a sense of environmental hope in the next generation.