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ACT Innovation

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The Administrators at Newton-Conover High School are 2017-18 Innovative Grant recipients.  Their project was aimed at trying to improve ACT success by having students take a practice test and receive their CCRA reports to identify areas of strengths and needs for improvements.   For a student to take advantage of this, the student and the parent agree to meet with the ... Read More »

Little Known Facts about the ACT

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The ACT is a required test for all North Carolina juniors.  The test is given free of charge during March of the junior year.  This college entrance exam is important in that a student’s score helps eligibility for entrance to specific colleges and universities.  The test is comprised of four required sections:  English, Math, Reading, and Science.  A writing section ... Read More »

ACT Boot Camp To Help Student Scores Increase

Most people know that students take the ACT (American College Testing) test during their junior year and that most students take this test to apply for colleges or post-secondary schools.  But did you know that a student’s comprehensive score may also help him/her to get scholarships that, in turn, help to reduce the cost of their education?   For this ... Read More »

Duke TIP Recognizes Tucker Clark for his Academic Abilities

Tucker Clark, an academically-talented seventh grader from Newton-Conover Middle School was recognized this spring for his exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT.  Newton-Conover City Schools are proud of Tucker’s accomplishments. Read below to discover more information related to Duke TIP.   Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search  identifies students across the United States who have scored at ... Read More »

High Schools Learn more about ACT

Jan King works with DHS and NCHS staff as they learn more about the ACT.

Jan King, NCDPI Regional Lead for Regions 7-8, spent Wednesday afternoon at Newton-Conover High School with staff from NCHS and DHS to share her insights on understanding and preparing students for the ACT.  Her presentation, The ACT:  It’s Everybody’s Business, provided information about how the ACT impacts high school performance grades, where to find quality resources to support students, and ... Read More »