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Recently, Shuford Elementary celebrated Unity Week.  This week brought awareness about bullying and emphasized the importance of being kind.  Shuford also had theme days and activities throughout the week.  Wednesday, January 21st, was Multi-Cultural Day. On this day, students and staff members were encouraged to wear clothing from a different country or culture.  Many of the students showed up with ... Read More »

Andrea Stinson, NCHS Head Women’s Basketball Coach, to be Inducted into North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame

Newton-Conover congratulates our very own Coach Andrea Stinson for her appointment to the North Carolina Hall of Fame! She is one of ten North Carolinians selected this year for the state’s top honor in sports.  Coach Stinson is a former WNBA star who played for the Charlotte Sting from 1997-2004.  Stinson led North Mecklenburg High School to a state basketball ... Read More »

Share the #nccslove

Newton-Conover is such a special place for staff and students.  The energy, family atmosphere, relationships, and culture all create a synergy that makes NCCS an amazing place!  So, Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to share photos that demonstrate a day in the life of NCCS employees and students. How to Contribute:  Please share your candid photos that capture moments representing your ... Read More »

Priscilla Palmisano Presents at NC Council for Exceptional Children’s Annual Conference

On Thursday, January 29th, Priscilla Palmisano, Assistant Principal at Conover School, presented at the 28th Annual Conference for Exceptional Children in Pinehurst, NC. Mrs. Palmisano presented on the newly implemented Teacher Assistant (TA) Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) process at Conover School, a public separate school for students with moderate to severe disabilities. The presentation consisted of information pertaining to creating ... Read More »

Announcing the 2015 N-CCS Red Blazer Award Nomination Window

The Newton-Conover City School District has been extremely fortunate over the years to have had numerous dedicated individuals who have committed themselves to the success of the district.  These individuals have given of their time, efforts, finances and other resources, expecting nothing in return.  The success of the district over the years is in no small part due to these ... Read More »

Fitzgerald Earns National Board Certification

Jessica Fitzgerald, Kindergarten teacher at Shuford Elementary School, earned her National Board Certification this year. When asked why she pursued her National Boards she responded, “I started the National Board process after hearing colleagues and friends talk about how beneficial it was to them.  I heard the process truly helped them become better, more reflective teachers.” The National Board website ... Read More »

January N-CCS Employee of the Month: Mrs. Tefany Major

Congratulations to our N-CCS Employee of the Month, Mrs. Tefany Major. Tefany is an Administrative Assistant at our Central Office. She always has a great attitude and is willing to step in and help anyone, whether it is someone at the Central Office, someone in the schools, or citizens that come through the front doors of the Central Office building. ... Read More »

N-CCS Staff Invited to Open House Scavenger Hunt!

Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to announce the opening of the Newton-Conover Auxiliary Services building and the re-organized Central Office main building. On Tuesday, January 27th (Teacher Workday) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. (floating), a scavenger hunt is planned so that N-CCS staff can find faces in new places!  Those who attend and participate in the hunt will be included ... Read More »

Brian Smith Selected to Speak at TEDx Hickory

Brian Smith, NCCS RtI and Professional Development Facilitator, was just notified that he has been accepted to present his talk “Building a Better Teacher:  Connect, Expect, Reflect” at the 2015 TEDx Hickory.  The focus of his talk will be on how our students will not only make us better teachers but also better humans if we allow it to happen. ... Read More »

January is School Board Recognition Month!

The Newton-Conover City School System has recognized January as School Board Recognition Month. It is the school system’s goal to set aside January as a time to build an awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected school board of education plays in our society. Newton-Conover City Schools is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate ... Read More »