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Santa Delivers Up “North” Once Again!

North Newton Elementary School is once again hosting its 2nd Annual Toy Drive from Thursday, November 20th to Friday, December 12th. The goal of the Toy Drive is to ensure that all North Newton students have a memorable Christmas, regardless of the circumstances that their families are currently in.  In order for this to be as big of a success as last ... Read More »

Discovery Students Act Out!

On November 13th, students at Discovery High School were able to take center stage in performances that truly showcased a wide variety of their gifts and talents. Discovery High School’s “Night of Pantomime” was a great example of the determination and creativity that these students have. Fully directed, produced, and acted out by students of Mr. David Bozza’s 2nd period ... Read More »

Paving the Way for Conover School’s 24th Annual Toy Run!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the hustle and bustle of the season is now being kicked into high gear!  Just as traditions make holidays grand, so do the generous acts of the hometown heroes of Newton and Conover. On Saturday, December 6th, Conover School will have their 24th Annual Toy Run. It will start at the Wizard’s ... Read More »


On Tuesday, November 18th, Roman Gabriel III spoke to all 7th grade students at Newton-Conover Middle School and the 9th grade students at Newton-Conover High School and Discovery High School in a program called Sold Out. Sold Out is a drug and alcohol abstinence program designed to present students with the facts about substance abuse and provide students with positive alternatives. ... Read More »

The Drama Team Speaks Out!

Congratulations to the N-CHS Drama Club, led by Laura Zinkhan, for getting a rating of “Excellent” at the North Carolina Theater Conference Regional Theater Play Festival on Friday, November 7th at West Iredell High School!  The team won the ensemble award for “Excellence in Performance of Emotionally Heightened Content.” The performance dealt with the intense topic of cancer. The team ... Read More »

Get Ready! Spring Digital Days has a New Format

On January 2, 2014, NCMS will host our second Digital Days event of the 2014-15 school year.  We will begin at 8:00 am in the NCMS auditorium with an overview of Canvas, our district’s new learning management system (LMS). Following our introductory session, all participants will be released to attend  two digital days concurrent sessions of their choices. At the end ... Read More »

Basketballs for a Cause!

Recently, PE Coach Sean Fitzgerald was awarded an educational grant to put up a climbing wall in the North Newton Elementary School Gym. The grant covers the majority of the cost of the wall, but additional funds are needed to complete the project. The school was able to raise some helpful support on Friday, November 7th when staff members went ... Read More »

Project Unite Aims to Bring the Community Together!

This coming Saturday, November 8th, from 3-9pm, Newton-Conover Middle School will be hosting Project Unite, and we want to invite YOU to join us! Project Unite is a partnership with the City of Conover, local churches, and local businesses, in an effort to strengthen our community & build relationships. We will have free food (hot dogs & walking tacos), inflatables ... Read More »

Music in the Classroom

What if I told you that you could reduce your classroom behavior problems, improve student’s retention of information and attitudes, and do it all with five minutes of prep time? Most of you would answer, “No way would THAT work!”. The solution is MUSIC! OK, you’re not convinced. Stop right now and say your ABC’s out loud. I’ll wait. I ... Read More »

October is Disability Awareness Month!

October is Disability Awareness Month, and N-CCS would like for you to take a few moments to watch this video and reflect on what makes our students so unique and so commendable! Click here to view our EXCEPTIONAL STAFF as they honor our EXCEPTIONAL children: N-CCS Disability Awareness Video Also, be on the lookout for a small treat in your boxes, ... Read More »