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Discovery to Perform Harvey in December

Harvey Slider

Discovery High School Drama Department will present Harvey on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2 at 7:00 pm at Newton-Conover Middle School. Tickets are $7 for the general public and $5 for students and staff. When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a dinner party, his sister, Veta, has ... 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 »

It’s United Way Giving Season

United Way Logo

In 2016 Newton-Conover City Schools accepted the challenge, making award winning gifts to Catawba County United Way.  We are Newton-Conover and we received the County Spirit awards in all three educational categories. Elementary School — Conover School was awarded the Elementary School Spirit award for highest staff participation in giving with $2,846.76.     Middle School — Newton-Conover Middle School received the spirit ... Read More »

4th Annual Bash for Autism

The Autistic Education Foundation would like to invite everyone to the 4th Annual Bash for Autism on August 19th!  The Autistic Education Foundation is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to provide funding and support to qualified educators via teacher grants for exceptional children’s programs and through institutions of higher learning to further teacher education and training of teachers of ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Math Foundations with Dr. Chris Cain

Last week, Newton-Conover City School elementary and middle school teachers participated in Math Foundations with Dr. Chris Cain. The elementary and middle school teachers were involved in five full days of intensive instruction and learned the importance of using precise math language within the classroom.   This training also provided our teachers an understanding of the basic principles of effective teaching ... Read More »

Are you Ready to Become an Accomplished Teacher??

Research Shows Impact of Board Certification: The National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center recently completed an evaluation of the impact of NBCTs on K-3 student literacy achievement in Mississippi. The results, similar to that of studies in other locations, show a statistically significant positive impact for students with NBCTs in their classroom.— Come attend an informational session about perusing your National Board ... Read More »

World War II speaker speaks at DHS

Ute Huckabee

World War II  speaker Ute Huckabee came to Discovery High School recently and spoke to several of the social studies classes about her childhood in Germany before and after World War II. Ute lived in Germany before and during World War II and she experienced firsthand the changes that Hitler incorporated during his time as a leader.  She was able ... Read More »

South Newton Students Win Big in International Film Festival Poster Contest

Student Winners of IFF Poster Contest

Three South Newtons students recently won accolades as well as cash prizes in the 2017 International Film Festival poster contest. Jimena Salazar (5th grade) won first place in the creative design contest. Elaina Krider (4th grade) won first place for her grade level division, and Josue Salazar (4th grade) won the third place award. The International Film Festival is sponsored by the ... Read More »

North Newton’s Second Annual International Festival taking place this Saturday, 4/29!

international festival flyer for North Newton

Please see the flyer below for more information on the second annual International Festival, held this coming Saturday, April 29th at North Newton Elementary!  If you have any questions, please contact Jamesia Brown at jamesia.brown (at) n-ccs.org. Read More »