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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 »

Food, Folks, and Fun!

This week is National School Lunch Week, and Shuford Elementary served up heaping helpings of fun and excitement in their cafeteria! October 13-17, 2014 has been set aside as the week to create an awareness of the over 30 million students who eat school lunch each day in school cafeterias across the nation. The Shuford Elementary School cafeteria manager, Tammy ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Poetry Slam Makes an Impact

Symbolism, metaphors, and deep-rooted emotion all filled the media center at NCHS this week when students of all grade levels met together for the school’s inaugural Poetry Slam.  The Poetry Slam was hosted by Amy Haugh, media specialist, and the NCHS English Department. Each English class selected their top seven students who competed against each other throughout the day.  A winner was ... Read More »

Murder at Grandma’s is coming to DHS

Grandmothers are usually sweet, kind, and loving, but what happens when a grandmother is accused of murder? Grandma Dee’s grandsons are determined to get to the bottom of this, and hopefully with their lives intact! This comedy/horror play, written by Theatre Arts teacher, David Bozza, is the perfect play for this spooky time of year! Rated: PG-13 (Mild Violence) Presented ... Read More »

Math Night Brings Out a Number of Families!

Tuesday evening, October 7th, was MATH NIGHT at North Newton Elementary School. Parents and students enjoyed a free pizza dinner and then attended sessions to gain knowledge and expectations for this year in their math classes. Parents were taught math games and strategies to encourage their children to succeed in mathematical concepts. Families participated in activities to enhance students’ understanding ... Read More »