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Caroline McCrary named N-CCS Teacher of the Year

Caroline McCrary, N-CHS Biology teacher, and students completing a lab.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Caroline McCrary named N-CCS Teacher of the Year Newton, NC — May 30, 2017 — Mrs. Caroline McCrary, Science Teacher at Newton-Conover High School, was named the 2017 N-CCS Teacher of the Year at this year’s Staff of the Year Banquet. Since December of 2012, Caroline has taught Biology, Honors Biology, Biology II Honors, and AP Biology at ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools Announce the 2017 Red Blazer Award Recipients

Red Blazer Winners Group Phoot

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton-Conover Schools Announce the 2017 Red Blazer Award Recipients Newton, NC — May 30, 2017 — The 2016-17 Newton-Conover City Schools Red Blazer Committee has recognized two individuals who have been recognized with a Red Blazer Award, the district’s highest honor which is awarded annually to those who have gone above and beyond in lifelong service and ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Tanner Abernathy – Amateur Radio’s Place in the Modern World

Tanner Abernathy

Each year, Discovery High School seniors complete a yearlong research project focused on an important issue facing members of the school, community, or world.  Our students gain a deep understanding of their issue through research, mentoring from a leader in the field, and the development of a project to address the issue.  Over the next few weeks, we will spotlight ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Liz Hornick – Cosmetics and Self-Esteem

Liz Hornick and prom dresses

Each year, Discovery High School seniors complete a yearlong research project focused on an important issue facing members of the school, community, or world.  Our students gain a deep understanding of their issue through research, mentoring from a leader in the field, and the development of a project to address the issue.  Over the next few weeks, we will spotlight ... Read More »

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

Amber and Skylar

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 »