N-CCS Staff, Students and Families:
You are all invited to the AWESOME STEM Connection Night coming up at Newton-Conover STEM Middle School on Monday, February 1st from 5:00 to 7:00pm! You won’t want to miss this chance to check out the awesome things happening at N-CMS and within our community!
Do you like food, and want to know more about culinary art and culture? Join us with the City of Conover Cooperative Extension, 4-H, CVCC, Farm Bureau, and many other local businesses and industries at Newton-Conover STEM Middle School for a night of fun, play, and free food! Click here to watch a video with all of the details and to learn more about the cool activities that are planned for you — and, again, any staff and/or students are welcome!
Students can stay after school from 4-5 for activities and doors open for parents and community members from 5-7 for a FREE nacho dinner! (from Cove Church & chips from RW Garcia) while supplies last!
Focus of event: food industry, culinary arts, cooking, and culture
- Location: Newton-Conover STEM Middle School located at 873 Northern Dr. NW Conover, NC 28613
- Time: 5-7pm drop in (no particular schedule), students can stay from 4-5 with activities planned
- Target Audience: Catawba County community members, Newton-Conover City School students and parents.
- Overview of Event Activities: there will be a cultural fair that highlights a variety of trades and arts within the culinary industry, performances from a variety of cultures, and an art silent auction with items available for purchase.
Quick snapshot of businesses:
- Grecko/Hispanic Community on Salsa
- Farm Bureau and City Farm Project on eating healthy & smoothies (students get a free color changing re-usable straw)
- Catawba Science Center – liquid nitrogen ice cream
- NCMS & Boy Scouts – eating in the wilderness – egg makerspace station (possibly with B&N too) — LaQuinta Inn sponsored our eggs
- Caldwell Comm. College – interactive station & college info
- CVCC – same as above
- Taste Full Beans – coffee creations
- Marie & Twanette’s – cake piping and cookie decoration
- NCSoy – Soy bean
- Shady Oak Farms – Bee Keeping & Aviation careers for food sales
- Ruby Tuesday & Italian Village Pizza — possibility
- Saigon Garden – possibility – egg rolls/sushi rice makerspace
- Art cultural sale – made from HS & MS students
- 3D Printing head showcase sales