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Multiple Honors Recognized at August 2017 Board Meeting

Janie Sigmon and family with Long Leaf Pine Award

Newton-Conover City Schools kicked off the 2017-18 school year with a packed agenda of recognitions and items of information reflecting a great summer of hard work.    The Board Meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Newton-Conover students Layton and Trysten Gabriel. Following the pledge and a determination of a quorum for the meeting, the agenda was adopted ... Read More »

December 2016 Board of Education Meeting

Students are recognized for All-County Band

The December 21, 2016 meeting of the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education came with it many recognitions and changes across the entire district. Hunter Hooks, Isabella DeCoursey, and Selina Rice, students from South Newton Elementary opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Following the opening, Mr. Chris Penley, N-CHS Principal, recognized staff members Mike Allen, Eileen Crider, Miguel ... Read More »

November 2016 Board of Education Meeting

Middle School teachers and AP Ashley Pack accept the Green Ribbon School Award

Just prior to the onset of the Holiday Season, the Board of Education met on November 21, 2016 to discuss achievements and initiatives for the month. To open the meeting, Shuford Elementary School students Luke Wilkinson, Ella Cecil, Alex Copeland, and Sydney Knuckles led the Pledge of Allegiance.  Following this, recognitions began. Chris Penley, Principal of Newton-Conover High School, expressed ... Read More »

N-CCS Board Member Named Catawba County Employee of the Year

Jeanne Jarrett is recognized as Catawba County Employee of the Year

NEWTON, NC –Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education Member and Catawba County Assistant Chief Financial Officer Jeanne Jarrett has been named Catawba County’s Employee of the Year for 2016. Jarrett earned distinction for her “above and beyond” work to ensure the County’s Finance Department ran smoothly during the nearly year-long absence of a Finance Director and several other staff transitions ... Read More »

Recap: October 2016 Board of Education Meeting

NCHS Teachers present at school board meeting

The Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education met on October 17th to recognize the continued excellence and support of our mission by our staff, students and community members. Mr. Chris Penley, Principal of Newton-Conover High School, recognized the contributions of Eddie Brittain and Chrystal Chapman, citing their ongoing dedication to the students of N-CHS.   Dr. Rosanna Whisnant, Principal of ... Read More »

N-CCS Board Wins First Annual Gold Bell Award

Board Members and the Gold Bell Award

Congratulations to the Newton Conover City Schools Board of Education for winning the first annual Gold Bell Award from the North Carolina School Boards Association. This award recognizes boards where 100% of the members attend at least 12 hours of training outside of their district in a school year. We are blessed to have such an amazing board. Pictured are ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools Announce Application for Vacancy on Board of Education

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The Newton-Conover City School District is seeking applications for the current vacant position on the Newton-Conover Board of Education.  An individual will be appointed to fill the vacant position until December 4, 2017. Interested persons must submit a letter expressing their interest in the board position addressing why they are interested in serving on the board and what their qualifications ... Read More »

Recap: September 2016 Board Meeting Kicks off the Year with a Bang

Presentation to School Board

On September 19th, 2016, the Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education met for the first time since students have returned.  It was evident that N-CCS students and staff have hit the ground running since their return, with multiple recognitions and achievements in just a few weeks! Conover School opened the Board Meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, joined in honor by ... Read More »

Spring Evening Warms Hearts at March Board of Education Meeting

Shane Whitener and teachers

It was a beautiful evening for the first spring Board of Education Meeting of the Newton-Conover City School district.  Opening the March Board Meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance were Discovery High School students Brett Roy, Nathan Blackburn, Fletcher Hamlin, Sunny Chang, and Jalen Johnson.  We are thankful for the time of these honorable students! Commander Nash presented to the ... Read More »

Students & Staff Honored at February 2016 Board Meeting

As we transition from the winter into the spring and final season of our 2015-16 school year, the Newton-Conover City Schools’ Board of Education recognized some outstanding students from Newton-Conover High School, the support of our community members, and a presentation from Dr. Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer. To open our meeting, two outstanding N-CHS students, Addie Jo Welch and ... Read More »