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District Leaders Present at AdvancED Conference

Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent; Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer; and Cindy Geddes, Director of Accountability and Technology, traveled to Greensboro on Monday to present to state leaders at the AdvancED North Carolina Fall Conference.  The conference  provided opportunities for leaders in North Carolina to collaborate with colleagues and share ideas about what works, what doesn’t and what’s around the corner. The ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Middle School Forms FAMILY group for Dads

NCMS is proud to announce the formation of a “FAMILY” group for interested dads!  FAMILY represents “Fathers Actively Making Improvements and Leading Youth,” and this group serves the middle school as a second line of support to students and faculty.  Led by Mr. Harvey Sterling, the NCMS FAMILY group has grown to 12 fathers who assist with car riders in the morning, ... Read More »

September Employee of the Month: Mrs. Audra Smith!

Congratulations to Mrs. Audra Smith, Teacher Assistant and Bus Driver at Newton-Conover Middle School, for being named N-CCS’s September Employee of the Month! Audra was nominated by several people for the self-less, hard working, student-centered way in which she serves others. As those who nominated explained, “She goes above and beyond to help all”,  and she is a “friend and ... Read More »

Celebrating N-CCS Teachers and Principal of the Year!

N-CCS teachers, administrators, Board of Education members, and community members gathered at Market on Main in Hickory on Thursday, September 18th to celebrate excellence in education! The theme for the evening was “A Solid Foundation”, and the celebration centered around the strong, consistent, and successful careers of our teachers and principal of the year. The event was sponsored by our ... Read More »

Tailgating for a Cause

Friday, October 3 is a big night!  Newton-Conover’s Varsity Football Team takes on Maiden High School.  Be assured that spectators are in for a great game.  However, quality football is not the only event on tap October 3.  The Newton-Conover Athletic Boosters and Athletic Department are sponsoring a tailgate event for both NCHS and Maiden fans.  Come out from 5:00 ... Read More »

Celebrations at the N-CCS September 2014 BOE Meeting

There were many people and news-worthy events to celebrate at the September 15, 2014 Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education Meeting. Several proud and happy faces filled the board room as community and staff members came to support the initiatives of N-CCS. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by two impressive Conover Students, Jecenia Nazario and Josh Metz.   ... Read More »

N-CCS Celebrates a Teacher of Excellence!

The N-CCS Exceptional Children’s Department recently selected Ms. Brooke Sain as the Newton-Conover City Schools’ Teacher of Excellence. Each year, one Teacher of Excellence is chosen in each school district to represent his/her Exceptional Children’s Department at the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children Conference in Greensboro, NC, taking place November 3-5, 2014 this year. Such teachers and related service ... Read More »

Brian Smith Joins NCCS Family

As NCCS shifts from the Instructional Consultative model to Responsiveness to Instruction (RtI), the goal was to find an RtI expert who could lead our district through the transition.  Brian Smith has not only been an RtI Coordinator at the district level, but he has also had opportunities to lead at the area, regional, state, and national levels.  In addition ... Read More »

Our Growing N-CCS Family!

Newton-Conover City Schools’ staff members have grown in numbers (and in love) this summer! Here are some of our N-CCS family celebrations: Weddings: Jonathan Tharpe: North Newton Elementary “On May 31st, I married my beautiful wife, Kate, at Abernethy Memorial Church in Newton. I consider myself to be the luckiest man on Earth. We have had a wonderful summer, enjoying ... Read More »

A New Adventure for South Newton Elementary!

On Sunday, August 24th, N-CCS students, parents, staff members, directors, administrators, community leaders, former Superintendents, and the N-CCS School Board of Education met in the new South Newton Cafeteria/Gymnasium/Auditorium to celebrate the beginning of a new era in the legacy of South Newton Elementary. The special event was comprised of a dedication ceremony, refreshments, and building tours. During the ceremony, ... Read More »