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Child Nutrition Employee of the Year

Child Nutrition Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Lori Oliver, who was nominated by North Newton’s Manager JoAnna Sigmon, for Child Nutrition Employee of the Year. Lori spends her free time trying to make the cafeteria better for our students at North Newton.  She has decorated the cafeteria for every event on her own time and she encourages students to be respectful.  She works hard and ... Read More »

AIG Students Take 3rd Annual Lees Duke Water Plant Competition by Storm

AIG students at Water Tower Competition

AIG students have been working to construct model water towers in order to compete at the Lees Duke Water Plant 3rd Annual Competition.   The objective of the competition is to make participants aware of the importance of reliable drinking water and the rewarding opportunities available in the water profession. The competition does this by having students develop an idea ... Read More »

ESL Family Nights

This spring, ESL Family Nights were held at all three elementary schools. At South, there were performances by students themselves in addition to a guest performance by University Christian High School. At North, parents and children participated in Easter activities with a global twist. At Shuford, spring-themed, language development games were played with the children while the parents had a ... Read More »

Space for Creativity

Student looking at projects

What can you do with a paper plate, excited students, and the media center Makerspace? Students in Mrs. K. Smith’s 7th grade English Language Arts classes at Newton Conover STEM Middle School were given the task of composing a narrative about a lesson that they had learned. Following the completion of their a short stories, the students used the media ... Read More »

EC Teacher of the Month for May/June

Olivia Kowalewski

Olivia Kowalewski is a first-year Exceptional Children’s teacher at Newton-Conover Middle School. Upon arriving, it did not take her long to make a positive mark on both school and district leadership. Her interactions with parents and staff are always professional, she meets every deadline given to her, and her instructional techniques are geared, first and foremost, to the individual needs ... Read More »

NCCS Supports Autism Awareness Month

Nearly a quarter century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and to assure that each person with Autism Spectrum Disorder is provided the opportunity to achieve the highest possible quality of life. The Autism Awareness Puzzle Ribbon is the most recognized symbol of the autism community in the world. ... Read More »

Share Your Spring Break Adventures with #NCCSBreak2k17

Spring Break clipart

Hey, N-CCS Family! Spring Break is almost here, and with that, most of you will be taking some sort of adventure! From now through Sunday, April 23rd, share your photos and videos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ or Vine with the hashtag #NCCSBreak2k17, and we’ll share them on our social media pages throughout the week!  Remember to make those posts public ... Read More »

Lilian Jones Teacher Scholarship Opportunity

The Frank and Lilian Jones Scholarship fund has been established through an endowment with the purpose of providing scholarships to three separate groups: One third going to the Newton-Conover High School and the Discovery High School Valedictorians and Salutatorians. One third going to the top 10 eighth graders from Newton-Conover Middle School. One third dedicated for scholarships to deserving teachers ... Read More »

April Exceptional Children’s Teacher of the Month – Katie Bearfoot

Katie Barefoot - Teacher at South Newton Elementary

Katie Barefoot is an Exceptional Children’s Resource Teacher and she loves being a part of South Newton! Her goals as a a teacher are to teach, help, and encourage her students to reach their academic and functional goals and to be successful inside and outside of the classroom while exhibiting the 7 Habits of Happy Kids!  Her personal mission statement ... Read More »

N-CHS Senior Participates in SOFA Apprenticeship

Student working at furniture company

Ben Benson, a senior at Newton-Conover High School is currently serving as an apprentice at Vanguard Furniture. Ben is working within the upholstery department at Vanguard and is earning a paycheck as well as receiving high school credit. Work based learning gives students the opportunity to learn a variety of skills through hands-on career development experiences. Newton-Conover High School is ... Read More »