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Coming Soon…..Mural in Downtown Newton

Two studnets working on painting the side of a building to start their mural in downtown Newton.

Mr. Wilson and his student, Mr. Ortiz at Discovery High School, were recipients of a 2017-18 Innovative Grant.  As a collaborative effort between the students of Discovery High School and the Newton Public Art Commission, we aim to encourage fellow young artists to become active in their communities and create art throughout the downtown area. Other students will eventually add ... Read More »

Big Leaders Learn From Little Leaders

South Students Teach Adults 7 Habits

On Monday, April 24th, South Newton student leaders hosted over 50 adult leaders from the Catawba County community. The focus of the day was Leader in Me and the 7 Habits. Students spent time teaching the adults the 7 Habits of leadership and personal effectiveness and shared how the habits have made a positive difference in each of their lives. The students ... Read More »

April 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting

Abby Cox and Parents

The April 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with acknowledgements of the amazing accomplishments, partnerships, and award-winning events taking place in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Conover School students, Jimmy Ferguson and Julia Xiong. These passionate students were accompanied by Conover high school teacher, Michael Townsley. Shuford Elementary ... Read More »

Student Advisory Meets the Shark Tank

Student Advisory Members

On Thursday, April 16, NCCS Student Advisory members from North Newton, Shuford, South Newton, NCMS, Discovery, and NCHS faced a Shark Tank of district and community leaders as they pitched their products to re-brand Newton-Conover City Schools.  Students worked in teams over the course of the past year to develop prototypes for products or ideas that could be developed as ... Read More »

N-CCS March 2015 School Board Meeting

The March 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with recognitions and kind gestures of gratitude from our schools and district leaders in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Discovery High School students, Nathan Blackburn and Fletcher Hamlin. These fine young men emulated respect and reverence as they led the group ... Read More »

N-CCS February 2015 Board of Education Meeting

The February 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with special celebrations pertaining to the many positive things happening in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The February 23rd meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Newton-Conover High School student leaders, Aron Hamm, Zoe Nester, Logan Thompson, Abby Cox, Lauren Dillard, Austen Gilbert, and Aly Adams. For a Staff Spotlight, Conover School Principal Phyllis Pegram ... Read More »

4th Annual Community Christmas Lunch This Weekend!

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, students and staff members, as well as community and church members of Newton and Conover, are combining their efforts, resources, and skills to provide the 4th Annual Community Christmas Luncheon for those who may be in need of a FREE lunch this holiday season. Doors will be open at the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall ... Read More »

N-CCS November 2014 BOE Meeting

The November 2014 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with heart-felt celebrations pertaining to the many great things happening in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Shuford Elementary students who serve on the Executive Board of the Student Council. These young leaders were Chancellor Stull, Xavion Coulter, Emma Sterling, and Yasmen Johnson. Discovery ... Read More »

Project Unite Aims to Bring the Community Together!

This coming Saturday, November 8th, from 3-9pm, Newton-Conover Middle School will be hosting Project Unite, and we want to invite YOU to join us! Project Unite is a partnership with the City of Conover, local churches, and local businesses, in an effort to strengthen our community & build relationships. We will have free food (hot dogs & walking tacos), inflatables ... Read More »

Celebrations at the N-CCS September 2014 BOE Meeting

There were many people and news-worthy events to celebrate at the September 15, 2014 Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education Meeting. Several proud and happy faces filled the board room as community and staff members came to support the initiatives of N-CCS. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by two impressive Conover Students, Jecenia Nazario and Josh Metz.   ... Read More »