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Yogas in Kindergarten!

This week students in Mrs. Fitzgerald’s class are exploring a new device- Lenovo N23 Yoga Touch Screen!  This device just came out on the market.  Students are excited about using Yogas to access material in a new way and to try new things. Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Lisette Grisales – Rape Culture & American Society

Lisette Grisales and her senior project

Name: Lisette Grisales Driving Question:  How is Rape Culture Perpetuated in American Society? Why I selected the project: I selected to do my year-long senior project on Rape Culture because in today’s society it’s very prevalent and everyone is affected by it, so I kind of wanted to inform people about the harmful effects and influences this culture has on our ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Zach Perry – Using Mobile Technology to Combat Anxiety

Driving Question: How can mobile technology combat anxiety? Why I selected the project: Mental health care is often inaccessible to those who need it, so I wanted to explore ways to make therapeutic practices more accessible and universal Description of the research/conclusion and the product: Mobile technology can provide resources to guide an individual suffering from anxiety through practices of meditative ... Read More »

Fidgets At the Middle School

A few students (from Newton-Conover Middle School) with some ingenuity and creativity came up with the idea of designing a popular new toy called a fidget spinner and selling them as a fundraiser for the 3D print club. Ms. Ramsey,the club leader, jumped on board with this great opportunity. The spinner is a simple device that allows students to fidget ... Read More »

DHS Senior Project Spotlight: Anna Curry – Maternity Leave in the United States

Anna Curry and her senior project

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: Kacie Hester – Mental Illness and Homelessness

Making homemade candy

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: Gina Schaefer – Increasing the Number of Women in Martial Arts

Gina Schaefer promotes martial arts.

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 »

Ms. Kisha Clemons named incoming Principal of Shuford Elementary School

Kisha Clemons and Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ms. Kisha Clemons named incoming Principal of Shuford Elementary School Conover, NC — April 25, 2017 — Following the Board’s approval of the recommendation for hire, Newton-Conover City Schools is thrilled to share that Catawba County native Kisha Clemons will be returning home to serve as the new Principal of Shuford Elementary School. Ms. Kisha Clemons began ... Read More »

Future Leaders – Leading Today

NJROTC and NNE Kid Connection

Every Tuesday the Navy JROTC from Newton-Conover High School visits North Newton Kid Connection or Newton-Conover Middle School to practice their leadership skills. At North Newton, the after-school elementary students of the Kid Connection program look forward to the JROTC students arrival, watching formation and listening intently to the instructions from the high school students for activities, games, and sports. The ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Middle School named National School to Watch

NCMS Leadership with School to Watch banner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton-Conover Middle School named National School to Watch School emphasizes continuous growth in academic excellence and social equity Conover, NC — April 10, 2016 — Newton-Conover Middle School, a STEM magnet middle school in Conover, North Carolina, has received a national designation from the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform: the prestigious National School to Watch ... Read More »