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N-CCS Family Featured on Fox 46

  In honor of National Adoption Month in November, Fox 46 in Charlotte did a news story about a Newton-Conover City Schools’ family.  Michelle Gibson, a Teaching Assistant at South Newton, and her son Kaleb, a fourth grader at South Newton, were featured in a wonderful piece about forever families that are formed through adoption. You can watch their newscast here.  Read More »

N-CCS January 2015 School Board Meeting

The January 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with special celebrations pertaining to the many great things happening in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The January 12th meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Newton-Conover Middle School student leaders, Zach Catchings, Andrew Elder, Jamie Nunez, and Lee Thornburg. Discovery High School Principal, Mr. John Robinson, recognized his entire staff for ... Read More »

Jamie Frye Highlighted in NCDPI Home Base / RttT Biweekly Message

Jamie Frye, NCHS English teacher, was highlighted today by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction regarding his use of Schoolnet assessments in a standards-based classroom.  Read the DPI article below. “The NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is collaborating with teachers across the state to share ways our state’s teachers are using Home Base’s Instructional Improvement system, Schoolnet, in their daily ... Read More »

Jonathan Tharpe Brings Notoriety and New Resources to North Newton!

Mr. Jonathan Tharpe, 4th grade teacher at North Newton Elementary School, was awarded a $1,000 grant from Corning Corporation in Hickory on Wednesday, Dec. 17th. Mr. Tharpe is using the grant to implement MobyMax in every classroom at North Newton. MobyMax is for all students in grades K-8. Moby’s adaptive curriculum creates a unique, individualized education plan for each student ... Read More »

N-CCS December Employee of the Month: Mrs. Tammy Hayman

Congratulations to Mrs. Tammy Hayman, the N-CCS December Employee of the Month! Tammy is a School Counselor at Newton-Conover High School where she helps students plan for their futures with a careful plan and a caring heart! Recently, Tammy has worked countless hours preparing for the 4th Annual Community Christmas meal.  She coordinated food and volunteers, secured donations, arranged for ... Read More »

N-CCS December 2014 BOE Meeting

The December 2014 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with amazing celebrations pertaining to the many great things happening in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by South Newton Elementary student leaders , Carson Ray and Isabella DeCoursey.   Newton-Conover High School Principal, Mr. Kevin Campbell, recognized teachers Laura Zinkhan, Haskew Smith, Karmen Lawing, Marty Isenhour, and ... Read More »

November 2014 Employee of the Month: Mrs. Dana Kirby

Congratulations to the Newton-Conover City Schools November Employee of the Month, Mrs. Dana Kirby! Dana is an EC program specialist, who works with middle, high, private, and pre-k students and staff members. Dana works around the clock to assist EC teachers and administrators in keeping students in class, assuring that they are learning, and helping to progress monitor for IEP ... Read More »

Service with a Smile!

Never wanting to miss an opportunity to serve others, school administrators from across our district stepped up to the lunch counter, donned their hairnets, and scooped up warm, healthy Thanksgiving meals to students in each of our N-CCS buildings last week! School-level leaders such as Mr. Nelson at Shuford Elementary, Mr. Whitener at North Newton Elementary, and Mrs. Palmisano at ... Read More »

Another State Title in the Books!

Congratulations to the Newton-Conover High School Soccer Team and Coach Angelo Palozzi for winning the North Carolina 2A Soccer State Championship on Saturday in Raleigh, NC! The team brought home the 10th state championship for Newton-Conover High School since 2007! Over the last 7 years, N-CHS has won state championships in Men’s Soccer (twice), Men’s Golf (twice), Men’s Wrestling (twice), ... Read More »

Character Counts!

Congratulations to Newton-Conover High School student, Abby Cox, who won a 2014 Teen Character Award and one of two college scholarships given at the Hickory YMCA Teen Character Awards Banquet on Thursday, November 13th. Newton-Conover City Schools is so proud of this fine young woman’s reputation and compassionate work in the community. Read More »