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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 »

CVCC Celebrates NC Manufacturing Day

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Newton-Conover High School students have been invited to participate in CVCC’s North Carolina Manufacturing Day event to be held on Thursday, April 7.  Manufacturing Day is a  celebration of Modern Manufacturing and is meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.  Interested students will have an opportunity to speak with local employers during the Manufacturing Fair, participate in a STEM ... Read More »

NCHS Senior Networks with CPA Professionals

The Catawba Valley Association of CPA’s graciously invited local high school students to participate in a networking opportunity with CPA professionals. Patrick Shannon,  who is a Senior, represented Newton-Conover at this event, and was able to meet with local CPA professionals, local business department professors, and take advantage of the chance to introduce himself to the financial community. Patrick is ... Read More »

Engineering Bachelor’s Degrees Start at CVCC

College students

Thanks to a new partnership between the North Carolina Community College System and the University of North Carolina, aspiring engineers can start their engineering bachelor’s degree at Catawba Valley Community College. Under this new agreement between the two higher education systems, students can complete an Associate in Engineering at Catawba Valley Community College and transfer credits to any one of the five UNC engineering ... Read More »

N-CCS Seniors Map Their Futures at CVCC

Seniors at CVCC Create your Future Event

Our High School seniors and district leaders spent today on the campus of Catawba Valley Community College! Seniors participated in Mock Interviews with community employers, mapped their future career and college plans with Hickory Young Professionals, spoke with colleges and innovative CVCC programs, toured campus (including our local Valley SIM Hospital!), and had the opportunity to get a taste of ... Read More »

Coding Workshop Offered FREE to Teachers

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If you have a desire to learn how to code, this is the workshop for you.  Read below to find out about the FREE coding workshop. A free “Train the Trainer” Coding Workshop for K-5 teachers is available.  This workshop will be held at the CVCC Corporate Development Center on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 8:30am-2:30pm.  The workshop is free. ... Read More »

Discovery and NCHS College-Bound Juniors Begin Coursework at The Summit

The Summit at Newton-Conover

Today, 38 juniors from both Discovery High School and Newton-Conover High School began their first period class at The Summit at Newton-Conover, classrooms on the second floor of the NCCS Central Office.  These students are taking three college courses this semester and will be taking four courses next semester.  These courses are all transferable to any public university in the ... Read More »

N-CCS Staff Members Are Life-Long Learners!

Cindy Geddes, teacher, and Keith Recker Graduates

Last week, we said good-bye to our N-CCS graduating seniors. However, N-CCS students were not the only ones tossing their caps into the air this spring! Some very dedicated and hard-working N-CCS teachers, counselors, coaches, office staff, and directors walked across the stage to receive their diplomas this year, as well. The following Red Devils make their students, fellow staff ... Read More »

NCCS Receives 2015 CVCC Community Partner Award for Programs at The Summit

Dr. David Stegall and Dr. Heather Mullins accept CVCC Community Partnership Award

If you have not yet heard of The Summit, you probably aren’t the only one.  However, in the next few months, you will be hearing a lot more.  District staff, high school principals, and counselors have been working for the past several months on a partnership with CVCC where rising juniors can take their first period class at The Summit ... Read More »