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Student Engages in Apprenticeship Catawba at Technibilt

Erich at Technibilt Apprenticeship

Newton-Conover High School is proud to announce that Erick Rivera-Vargas has been accepted into Apprenticeship Catawba and is employed at Technibilt. Apprenticeship Catawba is a partnership between local advanced manufacturing companies and Newton-Conover City Schools.  Students who are accepted in the program will begin a 4 year journey where they attend CVCC for classes and perform 8,000 hours of on-the-job ... Read More »

PDQ Offers 15% Discount to N-CCS Employees!!!

PDQ Basket

Newton-Conover City Schools (N-CCS) has been a proud part of our community for decades. While not a part of our community for nearly as long, PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) Restaurant in Hickory wants to give back to a group of people near and dear to their hearts: school staff members!! PDQ understands that the only way our community can ... Read More »

N-CCS Board of Education Recognized by North Carolina School Boards Association at Region 7 Meeting

On September 27, 2017 the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education was recognized by the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) as a Silver Bell Award recipient. This award is given to North Carolina School Boards that exceed the training requirements set forth by the NCSBA. This recognition exemplifies the dedication and commitment the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education ... Read More »

Driver’s Ed Car Partnership Unveiled

Newton-Conover City Schools has partnered with FLOW Toyota of Statesville to form a bond that is an example of the strong support our school system experiences because of our community. Newton-Conover City Schools purchased a new driver’s education vehicle (Toyota) in the spring. A conversation with Mr. Todd Harkins from FLOW Toyota led to an innovative approach to get the ... Read More »

Travel Tracker Field Trip System

School bus

For the 2016-2017 school year, Newton-Conover City Schools will again utilize a field trip bus scheduling program called the Travel Tracker. Teachers have the capability of entering their own field trip requests, which will not only eliminate paper but also will allow for timely follow-up throughout the field trip approval process. Teachers have the ability to print customized parent permission ... Read More »

N-CCS Bus Appreciation Banquet 2016

Dr. Gabriel, Jeanne Jarrett, Billy Ray Ramseur, Patricia Ramseur, and Dantae Ramseur

On Thursday, March 17 Newton-Conover City Schools (N-CCS) Bus Drivers, Monitors, and School Administrators celebrated the vital role that our transportation staff provide for the students of N-CCS. These amazing folks are often the first and last N-CCS faces many of our students see. In many cases they are the first and last smiling faces they see as well. Whether ... Read More »

Construction Projects in N-CCS!!!!

Newton-Conover City Schools is blessed to have strong support from the Catawba County Commissioners. As such, there are a number of projects that are either underway or upcoming in our school system. Newton-Conover High School Gurley Stadium: The Newton-Conover High School Red Devils have called Gurley Stadium home since the 1960’s and the home fans have sat in the same ... Read More »

Winter Weather Preparedness Week November 29-December 5, 2015

Blizzard in Chicago

Winter Weather Preparedness Week November 29 – December 5, 2015 Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed Nov. 29 – Dec. 5 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week to encourage schools, families and residents to prepare now for unpredictable winter weather. Faculty, staff and students should be aware of the risks associated with winter weather like sleet, ice or snow. North Carolina Emergency Management encourages ... Read More »

Travel Tracker Online Field Trip Management System

NCCS sign

In Newton-Conover City Schools, a new field trip bus scheduling program called the Travel Tracker is being implemented for all trips beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Teachers will now have the capability of entering their own field trip requests, which will not only eliminate paper but also will allow you to follow your field trip request through the approval ... Read More »


Thank You.  These two simple words convey so many positive feelings from the sender to the receiver yet so often go unsaid.  We live in an increasingly cynical world which not only neglects being thankful, it actually celebrates the opposite.  News, sports, and entertainment channels are littered with shows devoted to criticizing everything from government policy to athlete’s and coaches’ ... Read More »