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NCMS Receives Burroughs Wellcome Grant

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        Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for selecting NCMS as a winner for the Student Science Enrichment (SSEP) grant of $180,000, so we could develop an authentic hands-on, STEM after-school program for students in grades 6-8th to participate.  Newton-Conover Middle School (NCMS), in partnership with the local community college, two universities, ... Read More »

NCHS Receives Catalyzing CTE Through Enhanced Career Pathways Incentive Funding Competition

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Department of Public Instruction’s Career Technical team for providing funding of $25,000 to Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) and $50,000 to Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) for the 2017-18 school year.  Newton-Conover City Schools, (NCCS) has a responsibility to students and community to address the lack of preparation to be future ready and ... Read More »

The Summit Expands – 2017-18 Cohort Anticipated to be NCCS’s Largest Yet

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When NCCS district leaders collaborated with CVCC to develop The Summit at Newton-Conover, the goal was to provide more opportunities for our college-bound students to experience the rigor of college-level courses will receiving both high school and college credit.  Thanks to the College and Career Promise articulation agreement among high schools, community colleges, and all of the state’s public universities, ... Read More »

NCCS to Host Potential Summit Students and Their Parents on Monday, March 13

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The Summit at Newton-Conover has been garnering much praise since its inception two years ago.  Two Summit students in two years have received the prestigious Park Scholarship, and students who attend The Summit have been accepted into some of the best schools in our state and throughout the country.  Check out the image below to see all of the colleges ... Read More »

2017 Black History Celebration at CVCC

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Newton-Conover alumnus Chaz Beasley will be delivering one of the keynote speeches for the 2017 Black History Celebration on February 28 at the CVCC Tarlton Complex at 6:00 pm.  For more information, check out the flyer below. Read More »

Students Capitalize on Offerings at The Summit and at CVCC

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Community College has changed a great deal since most educators were students, and today’s students can capitalize on those changes to help them achieve their goals of attending a four-year university, attending a community college, or joining the workforce better prepared.  Through the College and Career Promise articulation agreement among the 16 state universities in North Carolina, several NC private ... Read More »

Teachers’ Night Out Event Slated for October 3

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Advanced Manufacturing is growing and expanding in the Catawba County.  As educators, it is imperative that we have a deep understanding of both the opportunities available to students and their families as well as the skills students need to prepare for these future careers.  Review the flyer above and plan to attend Teachers’ Night Out on October 3 at Conover ... Read More »

The Summit Grows to 70 Scholars from Discovery and NCHS

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After a successful partnership between Newton-Conover City Schools and Catawba Valley Community College, our enrollment at The Summit at Newton-Conover has grown from 31 students during the 2015-16 school year to 70 during the 2016-17 school year.  These 70 juniors and seniors will take their first period classes at The Summit at Newton-Conover (upstairs in the Central Office) and gain ... Read More »

CVCC to Offer Free Cyber Security Camp

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This year, Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) will be offering a free camp to introduce kids to the growing field of cybersecurity.  The Hickory Daily Record has reported that the camp will be held June 20-24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is being put on by GenCyber at CVCC. Lunch will be provided during camp. CVCC is also hosting a ... Read More »

NCHS Business Students Attend Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

Students from Newton-Conover  High School’s Business Department attended the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour sponsored by the Business Department and Small Business Center at CVCC.  Devin Lars, recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in the country under the age of 30, inspired students to start their own business.  Mr. Lars shared his personal success story as he taught students to plan, ... Read More »