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NCMS Prepares for Sixth Grade Launch

ncmslogoRising sixth graders at Newton-Conover Middle School are in for a treat as they get to experience a half day of fun, learning, and preparing for life as a middle school student.  NCMS Launch for sixth graders will take place on August 17 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Parents are invited to join their students from 4:00 p, – 6:30 pm for Open House to learn more about NCMS, gather information, and meet the principal, Dr. Rosanna Whisnant.

Students who attend the sixth grade launch can expect to…

  • Learn about everything they need for a successful year
  • Participate in fun activities
  • Open their lockers
  • Tour all common areas and review their schedules
  • Get to know their teachers and administrators

If you have questions about Sixth Grade Launch or Open House, please contact Newton-Conover Middle School – 828.464.4221.

About Heather Mullins

Dr. 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. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. 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. 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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