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National Board Support Sessions Underway

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Newton-Conover City Schools provides both financial support and mentoring/coaching for staff who select to achieve their National Board Certification.  We are fortunate to have in our district Dr. Amanda Bridges and Mrs. Angie Sigmon who lead the support of our National Board candidates.  Support sessions, online resources, mentoring, and timelines are just a few of the services our team – ... Read More »

Charter Provides Discounted Internet Access to Low-Income Families

Did you know that Charter provides discounted Internet access to low-income households? Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program qualifying K-12 students of low-income families and low-income seniors on Supplemental Security Income can obtain high-speed broadband service for $14.99 a month. To find out the qualifying requirements for this special discounted rate and all the details about this program please visit ... Read More »

National Board – Important Dates and Deadlines

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It was incredible to see so many of you at our National Board Support Session with Dr. Bridges on August 28.  If you are currently or are planning to be a National Board Candidate this year, please check out these important dates|deadlines.  You can also check out our National Board Edlio Page. If you are interested in pursuing National Board ... Read More »

Safe Schools Online Training

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Each staff member should have received an E-mail providing you access to our Safe Schools video library.  Please complete all Safe Schools Online Trainings that appear on your home screen no later than Friday, September 29.  To log in, simply click on this link  and follow the log in directions that came in Email to you from SafeSchools Online Training. ... Read More »

Classroom Connections Provides Resources for Teachers

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Teachers in Catawba County, NC can sign-up to shop at Classroom Connections on Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm. There are currently 15 spots each hour for a total of 45 spots every scheduled Tuesday and Thursday. To sign-up please click on the link below to reserve your shopping time:  Sign to Shop For Free Questions?  Please email cc.information@yahoo.com or call ... Read More »

JOIN OUR CHILD NUTRITION TEAM!

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JOIN OUR TEAM at Newton-Conover City Schools! We are now accepting applications Child Nutrition Assistants multiple positions 4 to 5.5 hours. Please apply at our Administrative Office located at 605 North Ashe Avenue, Newton, NC 28658 or at the link below! https://nc.teachermatch.org/applyteacherjob.do?jobId=414727   Read More »

NCDPI Seeks Educator Feedback on Professional Learning in North Carolina.

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As we look to the future of professional learning in North Carolina, we see an opportunity for transformation. The Professional Development Coordinators in the Educator Effectiveness Division of NCDPI are envisioning ways to build professional development capacity within districts and charter schools. By focusing on the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning, we can re-imagine the way we learn as ... Read More »

Letter of Support and Resources on 13 Reasons Why

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May 2017 Dear Parents/Guardians, I am writing to inform you about a new Netflix series titled 13 Reasons Why and its possible impact on our students. 13 Reasons Why is gaining popularity and we have concerns that the series may increase thoughts of suicide among students.  All three school systems in Catawba County have collaborated to put resources in the hands ... Read More »

JOIN OUR CHILD NUTRITION TEAM!

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JOIN OUR TEAM at Newton-Conover City Schools! We are now accepting applications for Shuford Elementary Child Nutrition Manager. Please apply at our Administrative Office located at 605 North Ashe Avenue, Newton, NC 28658 or at the link below! https://nc.teachermatch.org/applyteacherjob.do?jobId=175909     Read More »

Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin Named North Carolina Deputy State Superintendent

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The State Board of Education hired Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin, former NCDPI chief academic and digital learning officer and Thomasville City Schools’ superintendent, last week as the new deputy state superintendent at the NC Department of Public Instruction. Pitre-Martin has assumed her new duties. State Board Superintendent Advisor Freddie Williamson praised the selection of Pitre-Martin. “I am extremely satisfied by this ... Read More »