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The November Team of the Month: Beginning Teacher Mentors

This year, N-CCS has started an initiative in which staff members nominate ​a team who they feel is deserving of being named ​Team ​of the Month. This ​team​ will be awarded with district recognition and a $100 stipend. Throughout the month, ​teams are nominated through a Google form, and a committee votes on the winner of the ​Team​ of the ... Read More »

Thankful for Our NCCS Family

NCCS Leaders

As the holidays approach, I cannot help but be filled with gratitude for the home I have found in NCCS and for the amazing educators, students, and families that I have been given the opportunity to serve.  Like many of you, I have worked in a variety of different school districts and educational organizations, and I have always loved working ... Read More »

November 2015 Board Meeting Filled with Warmth

Students shake hands with board members

Opening our chilly November 2015 Newton-Conover City Schools Board Meeting was a warm and welcoming group of students from Shuford Elementary School!  Vance Sigmon, Nathan Lingle, Ella Presnell, and Carson Harris led us all in our Pledge of Allegiance this month. At Newton-Conover Middle School, two staff members’ commitment to the life and well-being of the school was recognized by ... Read More »

Second Annual Run for Maggie Another Success for DHS

The 2nd annual Run for Maggie was a huge success thanks to all of the runners, walkers, volunteers and sponsors.  Congratulations to Rachael Hamm and Nolan Isenhour for being the top female and male overall finishers for the second year in a row! To see the complete race results, go to www.bigkahunatiming.com. Check out race photos here. The Run for Maggie ... Read More »

Conover School Snowman Factory Up and Running

​Conover School High School Factory is up and running.  All funds raised will go towards the spring trip to Wilmington, NC and Ray’s Splash Planet. These are made by our students. Each one is unique. A variety of heights and color schemes are available. You can order by color choices of Red or Blue OR you can take the luck ... Read More »

Wing Festival Fundraiser Tomorrow, 11/3 from 5:30 – 7:30pm at N-CHS!

  The Operation Wallacea Peru students are hosting a Wing Festival Fundraiser in the N-CHS Cafeteria tomorrow Tuesday, November 3rd from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Please view a larger version of the flyer shared on the left by clicking here, and contact Caroline McCrary at caroline_mccrary (at) nccs.k12.nc.us if you would like to purchase wing tickets so that you do not have to worry about what ... Read More »

Team of the Month for October 2015: N-CCS School Technology Team

This year, N-CCS has started a new initiative in which staff members nominate ​a team who they feel is deserving of being named ​Team ​of the Month. This ​team​ will be awarded with district recognition and a $100 stipend. Throughout the month, ​teams are nominated through a Google form, and a committee votes on the winner of the ​Team​ of ... Read More »

Conover School Students Learn About Nature Preservation

On October 16 from 9:30 to 1:30, Conover School’s high school department took approximately 40 students to Glenn Hilton Park in Hickory, NC. The purpose of the trip was to allow the high school students to experience nature, and also to learn about the preservation of nature through learning about pollution, the environment and wildlife. The students split into teams ... Read More »

Conover School Dances the Night Away at Annual Fall Dance

Conover School Fall Dance

Conover School hosted their annual Fall Dance on Saturday, October 10th from 7-9pm at their school.  Over 80 participants were in attendance including parents, school, and district personnel.  The dance was very successful and the attendees danced until the last song ended!  Mr. Lane, PE teacher, served as DJ for the event while other staff personnel danced along with the ... Read More »

Aquaponic Dreams Becoming Reality at Discovery High

Story by Jackson Lamb; Republished from DHSnews.net Students at Discovery High School will now be able to try their hand at hydroponics with the upcoming addition of a greenhouse! “Urban areas need the education of being able to grow produce, and a greenhouse has ability to spark the education and the students here at Discovery,” says Gene Scronce, an environmental ... Read More »