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School Factory

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

Mr. Townsley from Conover School was a 2016-17 District Innovative grant recipient who received $1,000 for an additional project for the 2017-18 school year.  Ms. Medvec joined Mr. Townsley in creating a school factory for students to put their soft skills and work skills into practice. For more information about the school factory, reach out to Conover School. Read More »

“Core”ing Around

two teachers standing on either side of a whiteboard that has magnetic stickers on it to communicate

Ms. Blevins and Cangemi were 2017-18 Innovative Grant Winners from Conover School, who received funding to create an adaptive board for visually impaired students will contain a lower number of large, high contrast symbols. Based on mobility, vision, and communication impairments within the classroom, we want to create a life-size, mobile, 2-sided core board (48”x72”). The board will contain 40 core ... Read More »

Educator of Excellence

Ms. Eileen Cangemi, teacher at Conover School, was recognized at the North Carolina Exceptional Children’s Conference as an Educator of Excellence.  Ms. Cangemi is a phenomenal teacher who works primarily with the elementary age students at Conover School.  She has taught for over 30 years and spends her free time with her three daughters as well as making adaptive books ... Read More »

Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence!

Ms. Eileen Cangemi was recently announced as being the Newton-Conover  Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence.  She serves as an exceptional children’s teacher in an elementary classroom at Conover School.  Ms. Cangemi works tirelessly to ensure her students receive an appropriate education in a nurturing environment on a daily basis.  She works closely with her peers and is a part of many ... Read More »

Educator Discounts at Kid Connection before and after school program

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2017 Kid Connection & SummerKids  School Employee Discount Kid Connection and SummerKids programs at discounted rates to school system employees. See below for our per-child rate schedule designed just for teachers and staff $30 school year registration fee and/or $25 for summer. Before school care offered at no cost to teachers and staff. After school care for up to 1 ... Read More »

It’s United Way Giving Season

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In 2016 Newton-Conover City Schools accepted the challenge, making award winning gifts to Catawba County United Way.  We are Newton-Conover and we received the County Spirit awards in all three educational categories. Elementary School — Conover School was awarded the Elementary School Spirit award for highest staff participation in giving with $2,846.76.     Middle School — Newton-Conover Middle School received the spirit ... Read More »

Conover Zumbathon Set for March 25

Conover Zumbathon flyer

Please come join us for the 2017 Zumbathon in the gymnasium at Conover School. The event will take place from 10-12 pm on Saturday, March 25th.  Cost is $7 at the door. Children 5 and under get in free. All proceeds go to Conover School. Not only is it 2 hours of Zumba fun, but there will also be drawings for themed baskets and furniture ... Read More »

Technibuilt Provides Shopping Carts to Conover School

Conover School students and shopping carts

In Newton-Conover, we greatly value our community and business partners, and we are grateful for their support. This semester, Nicola Hershberger contacted Techinbilt about donating some shopping carts to Conover School to be used throughout the school to assist students with job training as they collect recycling items from the classrooms, deliver backpacks of food to students who receive food bags ... Read More »

Conover School Fall Festival

Conover School crafts

On Thursday, October 13, the Conover School gym was buzzing with excitement as they held their annual fall festival.  Parents and students were treated to a barbeque dinner, popcorn, and homemade doughnuts. The games students enjoyed were pumpkin toss, building a scarecrow, face painting, bobbing for pumpkins, apple fishing, scarecrow toss, leaf toss and a cake walk.  One of the ... Read More »

Local Community Leaders Make Significant Contribution to Conover School

Westside Tattoo Contributors

The Catawba County community has once again shown their undying commitment to the success of all students at Conover School: Cindy and Rodney Davis, owners of Westside Tattoo Company, have presented a donation to Conover School in the amount of $2,767. This significant contribution is the result of numerous acts of charity for Conover, ranging from donations made at Westside Tattoo, ... Read More »