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Workforce Development: The Key for Developing our Future Workforce

PowerPoint Slide On-Shoring Facts

Newton-Conover Schools has partnered with Catawba County Schools and Hickory Public Schools to expand opportunities for all students in the area of workforce development.  The On Shoring Facts listed on the left along with the facts that this region is the second largest in manufacturing in the metropolitan Southeast and the largest for German manufacturing in the country are evidence ... Read More »

New Workforce Solutions Center on the Campus of CVCC

Workforce Solutions Center

Work has begun on the new state of the art Workforce Solutions Complex on the campus of CVCC.  This $23 million dollar, 86,000 square foot facility will house CCP courses for junior and senior high school students from all schools in Catawba County.  Business-driven programs will include:  Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics, HVAC, Automotive, and Electrical trades.  The three school systems will ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Student is First to Receive Apprenticeship

Joseph Lail, a 12th grade student at Newton-Conover High School, took a giant step toward his future by signing official papers that approve him for a new apprenticeship program in Catawba County known as Apprenticeship Catawba.  This is the first year that four local businesses have collaborated with high schools and Catawba Valley Community College.   School districts in Catawba, Lincoln ... Read More »

NCCS Leaders Present at Summer Institutes in Regions 6, 7, and 8

Several NCCS leaders presented concurrent sessions at the NCDPI Summer Institutes in July 2014.  NCDPI hosts eight summer institutes across North Carolina.  This series of conferences highlights successful district practices.  This year, NCCS had the opportunity to share three different presentations with three regions of North Carolina educators. Dr. Stegall, Heather Mullins, and Cindy Geddes presented “From Overworked to Overly ... Read More »

Gary Towery Voted Top CTE-IMC

Gary Towery is no stranger to Career and Technical Education (CTE).  He is a 29 year veteran in education and a proud alumnus of Western Carolina University graduating in 1985 with a BS in Industrial Arts Education.  During his 29 years, he has worked for 24 years in CTE and six of those years have been at the Newton-Conover High ... Read More »

Internship Programs Prepare Students for Their Futures

John Evan sitting at the desk of Congressman Patrick McHenry

Students at Newton-Conover High School have the chance to check out their future career choice by taking an internship during their junior and senior year.  On average,  150 juniors and seniors will take an internship class during the school year.  This is when a student chooses to go to a place of business or area of interest that may suit ... Read More »

Navigating Math Pathways

A hand writing out algebra equations.

For students who entered ninth grade in 2009-10, an additional math class was required for graduation.  Rather than three math classes, students now must have four math credits in addition to their other requirements to graduate.  These math requirements are aligned to a particular pathway that students can take as they finish their high school career. Students will select a ... Read More »