The Newton-Conover City Schools District Spelling Bee was held on Jan. 28, 2016 at the Newton-Conover Middle School. The top five spellers from each elementary school and the middle school competed for the District Spelling Bee Title. The pronouncer for the bee was N-CCS Chief Academic Officer, Heather Mullins, and judges were Jill Hager (North Newton Instructional Coach), Cynde Gilmore(Reading Specialist) & Dr. Scarlet Davis(South Newton Instructional Coach). the 1st place winner, Gabby Queen from South Newton Elementary, will compete at The Charlotte Observer Regional Spelling Bee at ImaginOn’s Playhouse on Monday, February 29th. Selena Rice, from South Newton Elementary, won 2nd place, and Hailey Green, from South Newton, won third place. Congratulations to all the hard-working participants in the spelling bee! Your dedication and preparation have certainly paid off!