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Discovery & NCMS Team Up for Beauty and the Beast

beauty and the beastBeauty and the Beast is a tale that reminds us not to judge a book by its cover and to consider all sides of a situation.  The lessons to be learned from this sotry are applicable to everyone.  This spring, students from Discovery High School will join forces with students from Newton-Conover Middle School to bring Beauty and the Beast to life here under the direction of David Bozza.   Please make plans to attend this production on Thursday, April 23rd at 6:00 PM at NCMS auditorium. Tickets are $5.00, but admission is FREE for NCCS students and staff.

This is the second show that NCMS and DHS students have teamed up to produce. The last joint production was Sleeping Beauty.
First graders in the district will enjoy a special performance of the production in a field trip to the NCMS auditorium. More details will be provided to first grade teachers

About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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