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Learning Lunches – Connecting Students to Future Careers

A few students are sitting around Ms. Medevec showcasing some of the tools used in the school factory innovative grant

Mr. Palozzi and Wilkinson were 2017-18 Innovative Grant recipients at Newton-Conover High School.  The project has sought to help find several key solutions to address our community’s need for better equipped and informed workers.  The  vision of the collective opportunities demonstrates our strong and collaborative commitment to preparing students for a future where “the jobs of today won’t exist tomorrow ... Read More »

5th Grade CTE Roadshow

5th grade students were outside listening to a high school student about masonry.

Newton-Conover High School’s Career Technology Education (CTE) hosted the first CTE Roadshow for North Newton Elementary’s 5th-grade students as part of their STEM Elective course. All 5th-grade students were exposed to the pathway opportunities and visited two pathways of their choosing.  During their visit, students were led by NCHS student leaders and participated in hands-on activities aligned with that pathway! ... Read More »

NCMS Embraces STEM Focus for 2015-16 School Year

Did you know that currently in Catawba County, there are over 3,000 vacant jobs in manufacturing available, but workers are not skilled to fill the positions?  These jobs range anywhere from $14-$28 per hour – that’s $28,000 – $60,000 per year.  Many of these jobs do not require a four-year degree.  Careers have changed, and student needs have changed as ... Read More »