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Summer Meals At No Cost!

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Newton-Conover Child Nutrition Department is launching the USDA Summer Feeding Program starting June 12th through August 18th (Closed July 4th) at North Newton Elementary School.  Our goal is to provide solid healthy meals at no cost to ALL children 18 and under!  Children do not have to be a student or resident of Newton-Conover! Breakfast served daily from 7:45 am – ... Read More »

The Summit Expands – 2017-18 Cohort Anticipated to be NCCS’s Largest Yet

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When NCCS district leaders collaborated with CVCC to develop The Summit at Newton-Conover, the goal was to provide more opportunities for our college-bound students to experience the rigor of college-level courses will receiving both high school and college credit.  Thanks to the College and Career Promise articulation agreement among high schools, community colleges, and all of the state’s public universities, ... Read More »

Dr. David Stegall named Northwest North Carolina Superintendent of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dr. David Stegall named Northwest North Carolina Superintendent of the Year Newton, NC — May 10, 2017 — In a unanimous vote of the Northwest Superintendent’s Council, Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent of the Newton-Conover City School district in Newton, North Carolina, has been named the Northwest Regional Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Amber Miller – Living with PTSD

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Name: Amber Miller   Driving Question:  How does living with PTSD sociologically neurologically affect the family?   Why I selected the project:  I selected this project because I’ve known many people with PTSD throughout my life and  I never truly know what it meant to live with PTSD nor to live with someone who has it, so I just had to ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Olivia Martin – The Psycho-physical Effects of Music

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Name: Olivia Martin Driving Question: What are the psycho-physical effects of music? Why the student selected the project: I selected this project because music has always had a strong presence in my life. I wanted to know how and why it affects us so much. One paragraph description of the research/conclusion and the product: My research suggested that music has numerous ... Read More »

Cast Your Vote for the N-CCS 2017 Inno Awards Winners

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It’s that time of year again.  This year, Newton-Conover funded 11 Innovative Grants. As is our custom, each winner has developed a 3-5 minute video to capture the implementation of the grant.  We ask all faculty, staff, and community members to review the grants and cast a vote for the best grant.  Winners will receive a grant for the 2017-18 ... Read More »

Yogas in Kindergarten!

This week students in Mrs. Fitzgerald’s class are exploring a new device- Lenovo N23 Yoga Touch Screen!  This device just came out on the market.  Students are excited about using Yogas to access material in a new way and to try new things. Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Lisette Grisales – Rape Culture & American Society

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Name: Lisette Grisales Driving Question:  How is Rape Culture Perpetuated in American Society? Why I selected the project: I selected to do my year-long senior project on Rape Culture because in today’s society it’s very prevalent and everyone is affected by it, so I kind of wanted to inform people about the harmful effects and influences this culture has on our ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Zach Perry – Using Mobile Technology to Combat Anxiety

Driving Question: How can mobile technology combat anxiety? Why I selected the project: Mental health care is often inaccessible to those who need it, so I wanted to explore ways to make therapeutic practices more accessible and universal Description of the research/conclusion and the product: Mobile technology can provide resources to guide an individual suffering from anxiety through practices of meditative ... Read More »

Fidgets At the Middle School

A few students (from Newton-Conover Middle School) with some ingenuity and creativity came up with the idea of designing a popular new toy called a fidget spinner and selling them as a fundraiser for the 3D print club. Ms. Ramsey,the club leader, jumped on board with this great opportunity. The spinner is a simple device that allows students to fidget ... Read More »