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Administrator Spotlight: Amber Humphrey

Amber South Newton

In honor of Principals’ Appreciation Month, Newton-Conover City Schools will be spotlighting its incredible Principals from now through the end of October.  Today’s feature is on Mrs. Amber Humphrey, Principal of South Newton Elementary! Amber Humphrey serves as the Principal of South Newton Elementary.  She received her Bachelor’s Degree in 2002 from Concord University in Elementary Education with an add-on ... Read More »

Administrator Spotlight: Ms. Kisha Clemons

Kisha Clemons headshot

In honor of Principals’ Appreciation Month, Newton-Conover City Schools will be spotlighting its incredible Principals from now through the end of October.  Today’s feature is on Ms. Kisha Clemons, Principal of Shuford Elementary School! Kisha Clemons serves as the Principal at Shuford Elementary in Newton-Conover City Schools.  Ms. Clemons is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow and completed her BS in ... Read More »

NCCS Welcomes Carrie Pratt to Newton-Conover Middle School

Carrie Pratt at NCMS

Carrie Pratt is a 7th grade English Language Arts teacher at Newton-Conover Middle School. Previously, she taught 7th grade ELA and Social Studies at River Bend Middle School and Northview Middle School. She also worked as a program manager for Hands On: Real World Lessons for Middle School Classrooms, a national interdisciplinary curriculum based at The University of Tennessee. Carrie ... Read More »

Run for Maggie Slated for November 11

Run for Maggie Starting Line Runners

We hope you can join us for the 4th Annual Run for Maggie on Saturday, November 11! In addition to individual entries, we’ve added a new Social Team and Corporate Team category this year. Run with a group of 5 or more and receive $3 of your registration. Or ask your employer to sponsor a team for a tax-deductible fee of ... Read More »

NCCS Welcomes Chasity Bolch to Newton-Conover Middle School

Mrs. Bolch sitting at her kidney table

Mrs. Chasity Bolch is teaching 6th grade math and science at Newton-Conover Middle School. For the past 9 years she has taught 7th grade math and science at River Bend Middle School. Chasity received her Bachelor’s degree in middle grades math and science from Western Carolina University in 2008. In 2013, she earned her Master’s degree in middle grades education ... Read More »

NCCS Welcomes Ashley Wright to South Newton Elementary

Ashley Wright with students

Mrs. Ashley Wright is proud to be joining the Kindergarten Team at South Newton Elementary this year!  For the past 10 years, she has taught Kindergarten, 3rd grade, and served as a reading specialist at Claremont Elementary School in the Catawba County School System.  Mrs. Wright truly feels that Kindergarten is her calling and enjoys coming to work each day ... Read More »

NCCS Welcomes Jennifer Riddle to Shuford Elementary

Jenn(ifer) Riddle is a 4th Grade teacher at Shuford Elementary School.  Jenn has taught for ten years.  She taught students at Viewmont Elementary School in the Hickory Public Schools district.  She also taught for three years at Concordia Christian Day School.  Jenn has a B.S.Ed Elementary Education/Psychology, Western Carolina University, 2007 where she graduated cum laude.  Her honors include NC ... Read More »

New to NCCS: Olivia Causby Joins the South Newton Team

Olivia Causby at WCU

Olivia Causby is a 1st grade teacher at South Newton Elementary School. She has previously taught 1st grade at Winterfield Elementary School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Olivia graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Carolina University. Her professional passions include helping children realize their potential and instilling positive outlooks and growth mindsets at a young ... Read More »

Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence!

Ms. Eileen Cangemi was recently announced as being the Newton-Conover  Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence.  She serves as an exceptional children’s teacher in an elementary classroom at Conover School.  Ms. Cangemi works tirelessly to ensure her students receive an appropriate education in a nurturing environment on a daily basis.  She works closely with her peers and is a part of many ... Read More »

BT Spotlight: Talisha Reynolds – North Newton Elementary

Talisha Reynolds

Talisha Reynolds teaches third grade at North Newton Elementary School. She recently graduated from Grand Canyon University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Talisha has worked at Thornton/North Newton for the past 13 years as a teacher assistant, and she is very excited to begin her teaching career at North Newton! She loves working with elementary children ... Read More »