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It’s United Way Giving Season

United Way Logo

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 »

Discovery Science Olympiad Takes Third at Regional Event

DHS Science Olympiad Team

Discovery had a great day at the Science Olympiad last Saturday.  Their third place overall finish qualified them to enter the state competition.   The DHS Science Olympiad team is sponsored by Michelle Sigmon.  Congratulations, DHS! JV Team: 2nd place – Bottle Rocket – Brooks Kahn, Isaiah Provance 1st place – Duct Tape Challege –  Brooks Kahh, Justin Toney 1st ... Read More »

Discovery High School to Host Talent Show

Discovery High School will host a talent show on Friday, March 3 at 6:30 PM in the NCMS Auditorium.  Admission is $5.  All proceeds will benefit the NCHS/DHS Spring Musical. Read More »

DHS Student Senators Volunteer With City of Newton

DHS Students Volunteer with City of Newton

Story & Photos by Paula Curry On Wednesday, October 12th, Discovery High School’s Student Senate volunteered with the city of Newton to help put up the Streetscape demonstration, a temporary version of a project to revamp the town square that is currently in the works. The Newton Streetscape master plan is a revitalization project to better the Newton community. It ... Read More »

National Honors Society Hosts First of the Discovery HS Tri-Annual Blood Drives

NHS Students at DHS

Photos and Story by Logan Keller Discovery High School’s National Honors Society hosted its first blood drive of the year September 15, 2016 in Mrs. Walker’s room. Sixty people signed up to donate blood, with thirty-nine units collected. While that surpasses the goal set for the blood drive by the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas, Mrs. Walker wants more. ... Read More »

Discovery High School to Host Annual Barbecue


On Friday, September 30th, 2016, Discovery High School will be combining their annual team-building field trip at the park with their first barbecue of the year!  That means the BBQ can be picked up at South Side Park in Newton. Tickets for BBQ plates are still only $8 and will be sold in advance by Discovery students for the next ... Read More »

Tru-Pak Donates Six Truckloads of Furniture to Discovery High School

Tru-Pak Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tru-Pak Donates Six Truckloads of Furniture to Discovery High School Newton, NC — September 14, 2016 — Tru-Pak Moving Systems has outfitted multiple classrooms in Newton-Conover Schools with like new executive furnishings — with plans to outfit many more — thanks to the contributions of a generous client. Allyson Siegel, Executive Vice President of Tru-Pak Moving Systems, ... Read More »

DHS visits Hart Square

DHS student at Hart Square

On Monday November 23rd, the Juniors at Discovery High School visited Hart Square as part of their US History classes. Hart Square, a local treasure, is described as such: “For over forty years, Dr. Robert Hart, a family physician in Hickory, North Carolina, has rescued and restored Carolina life of the nineteenth century, creating in the rolling countryside of Catawba ... Read More »

Second Annual Run for Maggie Another Success for DHS

The 2nd annual Run for Maggie was a huge success thanks to all of the runners, walkers, volunteers and sponsors.  Congratulations to Rachael Hamm and Nolan Isenhour for being the top female and male overall finishers for the second year in a row! To see the complete race results, go to Check out race photos here. The Run for Maggie ... Read More »

Discovery High School Announces Annual BBQ Chicken Fundraiser


Discovery High School will have its annual Fall BBQ Chicken sale on October 9 from 11 AM to 2PM. Plates are $8 and include a half chicken, slaw, beans, roll, and a dessert. Discovery High School will deliver large plate orders to nearby locations.  Click the link to order!  Discovery High School Annual BBQ Fundraiser  Read More »