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South Students Teach Adults 7 Habits

On Monday, April 24th, South Newton student leaders hosted over 50 adult leaders from the Catawba County community. The focus of the day was Leader in Me and the 7 Habits. Students spent time teaching the adults the 7 Habits of leadership and personal effectiveness and shared how the habits have made a positive difference in each of their lives. The students ... Read More »

Coach P Puts the “P” in PE Week

PE Week Participant

Physical education teacher Rich Painchaud of South Newton, better known as “Coach P”, really puts the PHYSICAL into education! Coach P just hosted an amazing PE Week celebrating fitness AND fun for students, staff, parents, and some of our favorite community friends from the Newton Police Department. Throwing and catching games as well as scooter games were the highlighted events of the ... Read More »

Caution: Scientists at Work

Pasta Derby Winners

South Newton Elementary hosted their annual family science night on Thursday, March 16th, in conjunction with the NC Science Festival. Activities included 13 hands-on experiement stations, all led by South Newton student leaders. New this year to science night, was the pasta derby organized by UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students. South Newton students along with their families made cars from dried pasta and ... Read More »

The Little Winner for The Little Read

Congratulations to first grader Joseph Canipe of North Newton Elementary! Joseph is this year’s NCCS winner of the essay contest for The Little Read. Joseph, a student in Kelly Pugh’s first grade classroom, is the son of Jessica Hymel. The Little Read is a literacy program funded by a generous grant from the family of Ron and Sandra Deal in memory ... Read More »

Conover Zumbathon Set for March 25

Conover Zumbathon flyer

Please come join us for the 2017 Zumbathon in the gymnasium at Conover School. The event will take place from 10-12 pm on Saturday, March 25th.  Cost is $7 at the door. Children 5 and under get in free. All proceeds go to Conover School. Not only is it 2 hours of Zumba fun, but there will also be drawings for themed baskets and furniture ... Read More »

North Newton Collects Shoes for Soles for Souls

Image from Soles4Souls video

North Newton is collecting shoes for Soles for Souls.  This organization takes new and gently used shoes and donates them to those people in our country and around the world that do not have any.  They also use these shoes to teach entrepreneurship and small business.  According to Kelly Jarvis, teacher at North Newton, “As a global school, we are always ... Read More »

National School Breakfast Week is March 6 – 10

NSBW logo

National School Breakfast Week is March 6 – 10 Busy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast. However, US Department of Agriculture data show that more students are starting their day with a nutritious breakfast in their school cafeterias. To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available with ... Read More »

N-CHS Class of 1967 Announces 50-Year Reunion Plans

save the date for class of 1967 reunion

The Class of 1967 is excited about celebrating their 50-year Reunion this August. The reunion will be held at the Newton-Conover Auditorium, the class’ old High School building. Please check out the flyer below for more information and to RSVP. Read More »

Every Time You Hear a Bell…

It’s been said, “Every time you hear a bell, an angel gets his wings.” But at South Newton, every time you hear the bell, a leader has met his or her WIG (Wildly Important Goal). Part of leadership involves setting goals and taking action steps to meet them. Also included in goal setting is celebration and recognition once the goal ... Read More »

STEM Connection Night Coming Up on March 13th!

STEM Connection Night flyer

We are a getting close to our 4th quarter STEM Connection Night on March 13th, 2017 from 5-6:30. STEM Connection Night is an evening for families to explore and interactive with local business partner and to see the options available in middle/high school. Attached is a flyer – we also provide a free dinner for all attendees while supplies last. ... Read More »