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NCMS Receives Corning Incorporated Foundation Grant

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Newton-Conover STEM Middle School would like to thank Corning Incorporated Foundation for their dedication to promoting and enhancing STEM Education with the contribution of $4,664.  Through the Corning Educational Grant – NCMS can strengthen its partnerships with business partners and fuel exposure to local STEM careers by funding STEM Connection Nights and Career Days, as well as provide a summer ... Read More »

NCMS Cafeteria builiding relationships

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Our NCMS Cafeteria staff takes pride in building relationships with students! Fuel learning: Healthy meals support schools’ core mission of education, especially when it comes to boosting students’ concentration, focus and cognitive function. A vast body of research shows that improved nutrition in schools leads to increased focus and attention, improved test scores and better classroom behavior.  https://healthyschoolscampaign.org/policy/food/ Read More »

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NCMS Receives Burroughs Wellcome Grant

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        Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for selecting NCMS as a winner for the Student Science Enrichment (SSEP) grant of $180,000, so we could develop an authentic hands-on, STEM after-school program for students in grades 6-8th to participate.  Newton-Conover Middle School (NCMS), in partnership with the local community college, two universities, ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools Have Another Record-Breaking Year for Growth, Achievement, and Retention in 2016-17

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton-Conover Schools have another record-breaking year for growth, achievement, and retention in 2016-17 By James Frye Public Information Officer Newton, NC — September 11, 2017 — Despite drastically reduced budgets and decreased resources, Newton-Conover City Schools’ students and staff have had a track record for excellence and continual growth for the past several years — and this ... Read More »

NCHS Receives Catalyzing CTE Through Enhanced Career Pathways Incentive Funding Competition

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Department of Public Instruction’s Career Technical team for providing funding of $25,000 to Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) and $50,000 to Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) for the 2017-18 school year.  Newton-Conover City Schools, (NCCS) has a responsibility to students and community to address the lack of preparation to be future ready and ... Read More »

N-CCS Elementary Schools Receive ZF Community Care Fund Grant

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank ZF Corporation for their dedication to promote and enhance STEM and contribution of $2,000.  Through the ZF Community Care Fund Grant program – all elementary schools in Newton-Conover City Schools can expose STEM in the K-5 setting, promote STEM skills, and build enthusiasm and excitement for learning by having the resources for a ... Read More »

NCMS Receives Walmart Community Grant

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Conover Walmart for their dedication to helping relieve hunger and promote healthy eating.  Through the Walmart Community Grant program – Newton-Conover STEM Middle School can support families during school breaks with food.  Walmart will help make a real difference in the lives of the kids we serve, and it means the world ... Read More »

N-CCS Hires Public Relations Intern for Fall 2017

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Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to introduce Ms. Leah Bobbett to our district.  Leah has been hired as a new PR intern for the 2017 fall semester. She will be working under Jamie Frye in the Public Relations department through this December. Leah attends Lenoir-Rhyne University as a senior. At Lenoir-Rhyne she has taken coursework in public relations, broadcast, journalism, ... Read More »

Introducing the Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers and Administrators

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The Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers and Administrators are a new initiative in North Carolina this year.  The NC Department of Public Instruction has developed a set of standards for both teachers and leaders which will measure their mastery of digital-age learning mindsets and skills.  These standards can be reviewed for teachers and administrators on this website. Over the course ... Read More »