Sunday , 20 August 2017
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Don’t miss our Back to School Bash – this Saturday at Southside Park!

Back to School Bash Flyer

What are you doing this Saturday?  Come and hang out with the Newton-Conover Community at our annual Back to School Bash! All community members families are welcomed to attend.  The Back to School Bash will be held at Southside Park in Newton this Saturday, August 12th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Students will get free school supplies, a free hot dog lunch will be provided, in addition to inflatables, and other surprises — there is something for the whole family!

Don’t miss this opportunity to kick off the 2017-18 school year this Saturday!  We look forward to seeing you there!

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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