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Newton-Conover’s Initial Cohort of Teacherpreneurs Complete Leadership Seminar at NCCAT

NCCS Teacherpreneurs Cohort 1

Thirteen Newton-Conover teachers were selected to participate in a year-long leadership program designed to identify teacher leaders and provide them with both professional development to strengthen their leadership capacity and the opportunity to lead by identifying a problem of practice to address during the 2017-18 school year.  The group meets several times throughout the school year to explore the concept ... Read More »

All NCMS 7th Grade Students to Receive Chromebooks

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K-64 is a partnership between Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba Valley Community College and local businesses. The purpose of K-64 is to identify, facilitate and streamline programs and initiatives that are in place and have been proven to be best practices in improving education as related to workforce development.   K-64 aims to further involve ... Read More »

N-CHS Soccer Team to Play in Championship Game

Newton-Conover High School’s men’s varsity soccer team, the Red Devils, has experienced amazing success over this past season. The former Class 2A champion Red Devils are currently ranked first in the state in their division, and 45th in the nation. The team has also gone undefeated in the 2017 school year and is currently in the final run for the  ... Read More »

NCCS Educators Attend National Gifted Conference

Five NCCS educators at the NAGC conference

On Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th, five NCCS educators traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend the 64th annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) conference.  Cheryl Rhea (District AIG Coordinator), Tanya Barrymore (NCMS ELA Teacher), Drew Eddins (NCHS English Teacher), Felicia Goodman (NCHS Science Teacher, and Amanda McRary (NCMS Digital Learning Facilitator) attended this year’s conference which had ... Read More »

Discovery Theatre Students Take Home Major Awards

Students standing on stage include: David Schell, Hope Chellman, Lucas McNeill, and Carson Davis accepting our awards for Excellence in Movement and Excellence in Comic Relief.

This past weekend, the Discovery Theatre students competed in the North Carolina Theatre Conference in Boone, NC at Watauga High School under the direction of Mr. David Bozza and student teacher, Mr. Jordan Correll. A total of 13 plays from 9 high schools competed at regionals over the past two days. Discovery is proud to come home with the following ... Read More »

5th Grade CTE Roadshow

5th grade students were outside listening to a high school student about masonry.

Newton-Conover High School’s Career Technology Education (CTE) hosted the first CTE Roadshow for North Newton Elementary’s 5th-grade students as part of their STEM Elective course. All 5th-grade students were exposed to the pathway opportunities and visited two pathways of their choosing.  During their visit, students were led by NCHS student leaders and participated in hands-on activities aligned with that pathway! ... Read More »

‘Tis the Season — We Want to Hear Why You’re #ThankfulForN-CCS (you could win a $50 gift card!)

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Now through 11/24, we are looking for stories from our staff, students, and community to share a message of joy this holiday season regarding a positive experience you’ve had in N-CCS, or a manner in which the N-CCS helped you to grow.  You may be featured in our next commercial! One lucky winner will be selected to receive a $50 ... Read More »

Student-Centered Innovation: The Vision and Mission for Newton-Conover Schools

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Over the last five years, the vision and mission for Newton-Conover has been focused on finding ways to empower our students and staff to be innovators, creators, and leaders in all aspects of school and community. We are proud to say that our students and staff are achieving excellence in many ways — most recently, as one of 6 districts in North ... Read More »

October 2017 Board of Education Meeting

The October Board Meeting opened on a chilly evening, filled with accolades for our students, staff and community. South Newton students Jordan Rice, Sequoia Wilson, Bryson Lowdermilk, and Hunter Hooks led us in our pledge for the evening. Mr. Shane Whitener, Principal of North Newton Elementary, recognized both Tara Ramsey, math teacher, and Emily Miller, Guidance Counselor, for the incredible ... Read More »

N-CCS Selects First Cohort of Teacherpreneurs

NCCS Teacherpreneurs

Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to introduce our first cohort of Teacherpreneurs – innovative teacher leaders who lead but don’t leave the classroom.  This group of teacher leaders was selected by principals and district leaders based on their leadership potential as well as their relationships with colleagues.  N-CCS Teacherpreneurs will be taking part in a year-long leadership training program that consists ... Read More »