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Discovery High School to Host Talent Show

Discovery High School will host a talent show on Friday, March 3 at 6:30 PM in the NCMS Auditorium.  Admission is $5.  All proceeds will benefit the NCHS/DHS Spring Musical. Read More »

STEM Connection Night Coming to NCMS March 13

STEM Connection Night Flyer

Mark your calendars for March 13 as we explore the world of textiles at NCMS.   Read More »

South Newton Hosts Visitors From England

South Newton Elementary played host to some very special visitors from England during the week of January 23rd. Consultants from the Letterland company came to the USA to film South Newton literacy experts, Leah Hayes (kindergarten), Julianne Surratte (first grade), and Shannon Mullins (second grade), teaching Letterland. These instructional videos will be used as training materials for teachers all over the country working to ... Read More »

EdCamp STEM West to be Held at Grandview Middle School

EdCamp STEM West Logo

EdCamp STEM West will be held at Grandview Middle School on January 21 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  If you are interested in attending, click here to access more information including a registration link. Read More »

Biogen Foundation’s Power of STEM Grants

Logo for Biogen Foundation - Ignite the Power of STEM

The Biogen Foundation’s Ignite the Power of STEM Grants Program supports teachers and schools in Massachusetts and North Carolina to help them bring hands-on science programming to their students. Individual teachers may apply for up to $2,000.  Schools may apply for up to $5,000.  The application cycle runs October 15th through January 15th. Program Requirements and Considerations Biogen Foundation will award $135,000 in grants in the 2016-17 ... Read More »

December 2016 Board of Education Meeting

Students are recognized for All-County Band

The December 21, 2016 meeting of the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education came with it many recognitions and changes across the entire district. Hunter Hooks, Isabella DeCoursey, and Selina Rice, students from South Newton Elementary opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Following the opening, Mr. Chris Penley, N-CHS Principal, recognized staff members Mike Allen, Eileen Crider, Miguel ... Read More »

Academic Cluster Classes Work on Their Goals with Santa

Santa at the mall

Green and red decorations, sparkling lights, the sound of people busily searching for the perfect Christmas gift, and the whoosh of brakes from a big yellow school bus. It might seem incongruous for the school bus to be a part of this busy scene, but for the past few years, the two academic cluster classes at North Newton Elementary School ... Read More »

26th Annual Bikers’ Run Coming This Weekend!

Conover School Bikers' Run

The 26th Annual Bikers’ Run event is coming up very soon!  Taking place at Newton-Conover High School on Saturday, December 3rd, the Bikers’ Run is a long-time philanthropy effort for Conover School.  Mr. Mike Dyson of the Wizard Lounge in Hickory, began this tradition of making sure that all Conover School students had the opportunity to see Santa and receive a ... Read More »

EdCamp STEM West is Coming Soon!

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EdCamp STEM West: The Unconference Saturday, January 21st at Grandview Middle School Cost: Free! Why: There will be Door Prizes, swag, networking with other like-minded educators, and above all, you will have fun! What: On Saturday, January 21st at Grandview Middle School in Hickory, join a community of educators for an “unconference” of sessions on topics related to the implementation of ... Read More »

November 2016 Board of Education Meeting

Middle School teachers and AP Ashley Pack accept the Green Ribbon School Award

Just prior to the onset of the Holiday Season, the Board of Education met on November 21, 2016 to discuss achievements and initiatives for the month. To open the meeting, Shuford Elementary School students Luke Wilkinson, Ella Cecil, Alex Copeland, and Sydney Knuckles led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Following this, recognitions began. Chris Penley, Principal of Newton-Conover High School, expressed ... Read More »