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Raising Resilient Children Parent U Session

Parent U’s next session will be centered around the topic of how to raise your child to be resilient. We want your child to be able to come back from any obstacle stronger than they were before. This session will help you as a parent to raise happy and confident kids as well as to feel confident in yourself and ... Read More »

STEM Connection Night – November 13th

STEM Connection Night Flyer

N-CCS Families join us on November 13th from 5-6:30 at NCMS for STEM Connection Night – for dinner while supplies last! STEM Connection night focuses on exposing families to career pathways at 6-12 to CVCC/LRU and then to Business (K-64 concept). We have 20+ vendors to explore. Science and Math Teachers will be hosting a meet/greet to know more about ... Read More »

The Power of Positive Parenting Parent U Session

Parent U’s next session will be presented by Ms. Kim Lyke Holden, the Director for Catawba County Partnership for Children. The session will cover one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world. This session will also provide a few practical tips on how you as a parent can best utilize your position through positive approaches. The session takes place from ... Read More »

ParentU Kickoff Session Connects Parents and Community

Nick Jenkins LRU and parents

On Thursday, October 19th at 6:00pm, Newton-Conover City Schools officially kicked off its 2017-18 ParentU series with a session on applying for Financial Aid from Mr. Nick Jenkins, Director of Financial Aid at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC. Parents who attended the session received detailed information and instructions on how to help their child apply for financial aid for college, ... Read More »

Webinar on Dyslexia in Teens and College Students

This is a wonderful opportunity to hear Dr. Maryanne Wolf, one of the leading experts in the field of dyslexia.  I encourage you to share this information with parents, teens and other professionals.  This event is free of charge and since the event is broadcast as a webinar anyone from any location can join in. Complimentary Seminar/Webinar on Dyslexia in Teens and ... Read More »

The NCHS Men’s Basketball Program to Host 3rd Annual Red Devil Invitational Golf Tournament

Golf Tourney Flyer Part 1

Play golf while supporting our Red Devils.  Join us on October 14 at Catawba Springs Country Club for the 3rd Annual Red Devil Invitational.  See the flyer below for more information.   Read More »

FREE Professional Development!

Registration is now open for the Friday Institute’s free Learning Differences MOOC-Ed.   The Learning Differences MOOC-Ed is a six-week long, online course that hopes to help educators understand the ways in which students’ learning varies and what they can do to meet every student’s needs. The course first encourages teachers to understand their own learning differences and then goes into ... Read More »

Discovery High School Presents Clothes-Minded

screenshot of clothes-minded flyer

Discovery High School invites you to attend Clothes –Minded.  The production will take place on October 27 at the Newton-Conover Middle School Auditorium at 7:00 pm.  Admission is $3.  A white load of laundry is thrown into chaos when a colored sock is thrown into the load. Can they face their own fears and come together as one or will their differences ... Read More »

High Yield Strategy – Similarities and Differences

Robert Marzano has identified nine instructional strategies that classroom teachers can utilize to improve instruction in the classroom.  Our schools have been focusing on identifying similarities and differences this month which yields a 45 percentile gain in academics.  When working with students on this strategy, the students have to break concepts into similar and different characteristics. There are four effective ... Read More »

NCCS Family Tailgate Slated for October 6

Dr. Stegall grilling hot dogs

Who doesn’t like the smell of the grill, hearing the marching band, and playing cornhole – all on a Friday evening.  Come out to our annual NCCS Staff and Family Tailgate at 6:00 pm on the Discovery High School blacktop, across the street from Gurley Stadium.  Enjoy burgers, chips, cookies, and the fixins.  Dr. Stegall and Dr. Gabriel will be ... Read More »