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NCCS Welcomes Chasity Bolch to Newton-Conover Middle School

Mrs. Bolch sitting at her kidney table

Mrs. Chasity Bolch is teaching 6th grade math and science at Newton-Conover Middle School. For the past 9 years she has taught 7th grade math and science at River Bend Middle School. Chasity received her Bachelor’s degree in middle grades math and science from Western Carolina University in 2008. In 2013, she earned her Master’s degree in middle grades education ... Read More »

NCCS Welcomes Ashley Wright to South Newton Elementary

Ashley Wright with students

Mrs. Ashley Wright is proud to be joining the Kindergarten Team at South Newton Elementary this year!  For the past 10 years, she has taught Kindergarten, 3rd grade, and served as a reading specialist at Claremont Elementary School in the Catawba County School System.  Mrs. Wright truly feels that Kindergarten is her calling and enjoys coming to work each day ... Read More »

NCCS Welcomes Jennifer Riddle to Shuford Elementary

Jenn(ifer) Riddle is a 4th Grade teacher at Shuford Elementary School.  Jenn has taught for ten years.  She taught students at Viewmont Elementary School in the Hickory Public Schools district.  She also taught for three years at Concordia Christian Day School.  Jenn has a B.S.Ed Elementary Education/Psychology, Western Carolina University, 2007 where she graduated cum laude.  Her honors include NC ... Read More »

New to NCCS: Olivia Causby Joins the South Newton Team

Olivia Causby at WCU

Olivia Causby is a 1st grade teacher at South Newton Elementary School. She has previously taught 1st grade at Winterfield Elementary School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Olivia graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Carolina University. Her professional passions include helping children realize their potential and instilling positive outlooks and growth mindsets at a young ... Read More »

Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence!

Ms. Eileen Cangemi was recently announced as being the Newton-Conover  Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence.  She serves as an exceptional children’s teacher in an elementary classroom at Conover School.  Ms. Cangemi works tirelessly to ensure her students receive an appropriate education in a nurturing environment on a daily basis.  She works closely with her peers and is a part of many ... Read More »

BT Spotlight: Talisha Reynolds – North Newton Elementary

Talisha Reynolds

Talisha Reynolds teaches third grade at North Newton Elementary School. She recently graduated from Grand Canyon University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Talisha has worked at Thornton/North Newton for the past 13 years as a teacher assistant, and she is very excited to begin her teaching career at North Newton! She loves working with elementary children ... Read More »

New Teacher Spotlight: Chassidy Lawson – Newton-Conover High School

Photo of Chassidy Lawson at ASU

My name is Chassidy Lawson and I am 26 years old. I have one brother and one sister, Jimmy and Anndrea, both of which are older. I was born and raised in Harlan, Kentucky, where I attended Harlan Elementary, Middle and High School. I graduated from high school in 2009 and attended Eastern Kentucky University immediately after with a declared ... Read More »

Educator Discounts at Kid Connection before and after school program

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2017 Kid Connection & SummerKids  School Employee Discount Kid Connection and SummerKids programs at discounted rates to school system employees. See below for our per-child rate schedule designed just for teachers and staff $30 school year registration fee and/or $25 for summer. Before school care offered at no cost to teachers and staff. After school care for up to 1 ... Read More »

Newton-Conover City Schools Welcomes Beginning Teachers and Their Mentors Back to School

bts and mentors

On Monday and Tuesday, August 14-15, all new beginning teachers and their mentors had the opportunity to learn more about each other and our district during BT Boot Camp and New Mentor Orientation.  Please take a moment to welcome our beginning teachers to Newton-Conover! Katie Hudson – North Newton Emily Alton – South Newton Megan Sigmon – North Newton Sarah ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools serves up summer meals

Students eating summer meals in a cafeteria

Reposted from John Bailey of the Hickory Daily Record NEWTON – For the first time, Newton-Conover City Schools is participating in a summer feeding program, and it’s open to all children age 18 and younger. “It’s about meeting a need in the community and bridging a gap in feeding children,” Newton-Conover City Schools (NCCS) Director of Child Nutrition Tara Kelley ... Read More »