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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 newton-conover.org 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.  https://healthyschoolscampaign.org/policy/food/ 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:  https://goo.gl/WCnr3X Read More »

NCMS Receives Corning Incorporated Foundation Grant

6 Students are raising their cups from behind a table in which they are serving drinks during the STEM Connection Night Evening.

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

NCMS lunch

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

Newton-Conover STEM logo

        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 »