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The Little Mermaid Jr. Comes to N-CMS This Spring!

The Little Mermaid Jr. Musical Logo

THE LITTLE MERMAID WILL BECOME A “PART OF YOUR WORLD”! Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. comes to the Newton-Conover Middle School in Conover Conover/Newton, NC (February 20, 2017) – Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is playing at Newton-Conover Middle School starting on Friday, March 31 at 7:00 pm through Saturday, April 1. The 60-minute musical is based on the 2008 Broadway production ... Read More »

South Newton Participates in World Read Aloud Day

On Thursday, February 16, many South Newton students and teachers participated in World Read Aloud Day. Every year World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. This event showcases communities of readers all around the world advocating for literacy through intentional acts of sharing the power of words. For more information, visit their website at: ... Read More »

Lenoir-Rhyne University welcomes Jack Hanna on March 27th

Jack Hanna holds a pet tiger

    News From Lenoir-Rhyne DATE: February 20, 2017 CONTACT: Terri Faherty, Assistant Director, Marketing & Communications – Media Relations 828.328.7972, Allie Bentley, Assistant Director of Marketing – Project Management 828.328.7979, Lenoir-Rhyne University welcomes Jack Hanna HICKORY, N.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University will welcome Jack Hanna to its Hickory campus on Monday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in Shuford Memorial Gymnasium. ... Read More »

Dr. Russell Barkley Set to Present on March 5-6

Patrick Beaver Learning Resource Center is hosting presentations by internationally recognized expert Russell A Barkley, PhD on March 5th and 6th showcasing information about Attention Deficit Disorders. For more information or to pre-register, visit   Read More »

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

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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 »