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Discovery High School to Host Annual Barbecue

On Friday, September 30th, 2016, Discovery High School will be combining their annual team-building field trip at the park with their first barbecue of the year!  That means the BBQ can be picked up at South Side Park in Newton.

Tickets for BBQ plates are still only $8 and will be sold in advance by Discovery students for the next few weeks.  All money sold from the tickets will go to the school as means of general fundraising.

The BBQ will be cooked outdoors and be distributed at the park. Any student who would like to assist in this event will have the opportunity to earn community service hours.

The fundraiser will last from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, and anyone in the Newton-Conover area who orders five or more plates is eligible for delivery!

So what is on the plate?  Barbecue pork, chips, a roll, baked beans, coleslaw, and dessert will be provided per ticket; you must bring your ticket to receive a plate.

Help support Discovery High School and enjoy some quality barbecue pork!

Article By Leanne Nguyen – Original article can be found here.

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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