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

Stegall at Conover

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 »

National School Lunch Week October 9-13, 2017


We’re celebrating #NSLW17 October 9-13!  Did you know that #schoollunch professionals serve 30 million students each day?  Our #schoollunch crew is ready to serve & celebrate!  Come join the fun! Read More »

Duke Energy Presents at NCHS’s Learning Lunch

Students seated at tables in the media center listening to the learning lunches.

Newton-Conover High School in partnership with local businesses to provide lunch for students to hear about the possible career pathways associated with the sponsoring business. Today, 36 students heard from Chad Wesson, a representative from Duke Energy’s Lineman program.  The lunches open the door for conversations about Internships, Apprenticeships, and Co-Ops! Next month we look forward to hearing from Technibilt. ... Read More »

N-CCS Board of Education Recognized by North Carolina School Boards Association at Region 7 Meeting

On September 27, 2017 the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education was recognized by the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) as a Silver Bell Award recipient. This award is given to North Carolina School Boards that exceed the training requirements set forth by the NCSBA. This recognition exemplifies the dedication and commitment the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education ... Read More »

N-CMS Celebrates Receipt of National School to Watch Award

N-CMS students, staff and community members

Conover, NC — October 1, 2017 — Over the past few years, Newton-Conover STEM Middle School has had many reasons to celebrate. From jumping nearly 20 points to the positive across the state’s academic growth index, to dramatically decreasing discipline referrals by hundreds of percentage points through its Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports program, and implementing a high-quality STEM program ... Read More »

2017-18 Lunch Applications

Lunch Applications

If your child was receiving free or reduced meal benefits last school year, you will need to complete a new 2017-18 application by October 9th 2017 to avoid a lapse in benefits.  Applications can be found on our Child Nutrition website at or can be picked up in the school office.  If you have questions, please call Child Nutrition ... Read More »

Farm to School ~ Cafeteria Feature of the Day

Broccoli salad

Nutritious school food helps students develop lifelong healthy eating habits. It also contributes to a culture of wellness at school, reinforcing nutrition education messages from teachers. Healthy school food can also increase school connectedness and reinforce to children, families and community that students’ health and well-being are valued. Read More »

NCHS Foods II Visits PDQ

Students standing together for a picture behind the entrance at the PDQ restaurant.

Newton-Conover High School students visit PDQ in Hickory to learn about the importance of fresh food, how to prep food using ServSafe protocols and opportunities for Internships/Co-Ops.  Students in Foods II will work towards obtaining their Manager’s ServSafe Certification, allowing them to have an advantage in the employment in the food industry. Video of their experience: Read More »