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2017/2018 Free and Reduced Applications

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Free and Reduced Applications are available now on our NCCS Child Nutrition website and at all schools.  Click here for the link! Here are some interesting facts to know: Only one application per family is needed. If a household receives a letter over the summer indicating that they qualify for free and reduced benefits, they do not have to fill out ... Read More »

JOIN OUR CHILD NUTRITION TEAM!

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JOIN OUR TEAM at Newton-Conover City Schools! We are now accepting applications Child Nutrition Assistants multiple positions 4 to 5.5 hours. Please apply at our Administrative Office located at 605 North Ashe Avenue, Newton, NC 28658 or at the link below! https://nc.teachermatch.org/applyteacherjob.do?jobId=414727   Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools serves up summer meals

Students eating summer meals in a cafeteria

Reposted from John Bailey of the Hickory Daily Record NEWTON – For the first time, Newton-Conover City Schools is participating in a summer feeding program, and it’s open to all children age 18 and younger. “It’s about meeting a need in the community and bridging a gap in feeding children,” Newton-Conover City Schools (NCCS) Director of Child Nutrition Tara Kelley ... Read More »

Summer Meals At No Cost!

summer flyer for child nutrition

Newton-Conover Child Nutrition Department is launching the USDA Summer Feeding Program starting June 12th through August 18th (Closed July 4th) at North Newton Elementary School.  Our goal is to provide solid healthy meals at no cost to ALL children 18 and under!  Children do not have to be a student or resident of Newton-Conover! Breakfast served daily from 7:45 am – ... Read More »

Child Nutrition Employee of the Year

Child Nutrition Employee of the Year

Congratulations to Lori Oliver, who was nominated by North Newton’s Manager JoAnna Sigmon, for Child Nutrition Employee of the Year. Lori spends her free time trying to make the cafeteria better for our students at North Newton.  She has decorated the cafeteria for every event on her own time and she encourages students to be respectful.  She works hard and ... Read More »

Ashlyn Robinson Scholarship Winner

Ashlyn Robinson

We are happy to announce that Ashlyn Robinson from Newton-Conover High School is one of the 2 winners of the Ellen Stewart Memorial Scholarship.  Every year the Catawba County School Nutrition Association  raises money through  food sales to support this scholarship.  The Catawba County School Nutrition Association is made up of Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools, and Newton-Conover City Schools, school ... Read More »

Winner of the First Annual I Love my Lunch Ladies

The winner of the first annual “I Love My Lunch Ladies”goes to the 3rd grade class at North Newton Elementary, lead by Christina Recker.  Great Job!  Thank you to all that participated.  Hopefully next year we will have more entries.     Read More »

Happy School Nutrition Employee Week May 2-6

Please join Newton-Conover  City Schools in celebrating National School Nutrition Employee Week May 2-6.  Make sure you stop by the lunch room and  say thank you to these wonderful hard working ladies!     Read More »

Dole National School Fruitapalooza Poster Contest

STudents with fruit posters

Shuford Elementary School Students have submitted entries into the Dole Fruitapalooza Poster Contest.  The poster had to incorporate fruit and/or fruit themes that included a clever slogan for what Fruitapalooza means to them.  Shuford picked one winner for each grade level and these will move onto the National level to compete for the grand prize of an ipad mini, $1,000 ... Read More »

SUDIA’s Dairy Farmer Update

Students picking up breakfast at Shuford

SUDIA’s Expanding Breakfast Grant provides one kiosk and two milk crate cooler bags that serves 85 additional student breakfast at Shuford Elementary School.  Starting October 2015, Shuford Elementary School made eating breakfast top priority.  The School Nutrition Staff began rolling two carts into the hallways after the traditional service was done.  These carts that mainly serve car riders and late ... Read More »