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Coming Soon…..Mural in Downtown Newton

Two studnets working on painting the side of a building to start their mural in downtown Newton.

Mr. Wilson and his student, Mr. Ortiz at Discovery High School, were recipients of a 2017-18 Innovative Grant.  As a collaborative effort between the students of Discovery High School and the Newton Public Art Commission, we aim to encourage fellow young artists to become active in their communities and create art throughout the downtown area. Other students will eventually add ... Read More »

Disc Golf – A Wellness Activity

disc golf basket standing in a field

Mr. Amerto and Scronce from Discovery High School are 2017-18 Innovative Grant recipients.  Disc golf is played much like traditional golf. Instead of a ball and clubs, however, players use a flying disc or Frisbee. Disc golf can be an individual activity or a dual activity and takes place outdoors generally. Having the ability to teach students this activity, that ... Read More »


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JOIN OUR TEAM at Newton-Conover City Schools! We are now accepting applications for Child Nutrition Manager at Discovery High School. Please apply at our Administrative Office located at 605 North Ashe Avenue, Newton, NC 28658 or at the link below! Read More »

New Hire Spotlight: Eric Ramseur – Discovery High School

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Mr. Ramseur works as a High School Mathematics Teacher at Discovery High School.  This year, Mr. Ramseur is teaching Math 1, Math 2, & Math 3 while assisting in the online AP- Calculus AB/BC courses. Upon graduation with his Bachelor’s Degree from Pembroke State University, Mr. Ramseur went directly to graduate school at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.  There, ... Read More »

Discovery to Perform Harvey in December

Harvey Slider

Discovery High School Drama Department will present Harvey on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2 at 7:00 pm at Newton-Conover Middle School. Tickets are $7 for the general public and $5 for students and staff. When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a dinner party, his sister, Veta, has ... 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 »

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 »

3rd Annual Run for Maggie Registration is Open Now!

Registration for the 3rd Annual Run for Maggie 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Fun Run is now open! Please take just a minute to register at  and knock that off your to-do list. We’ve set a goal for 300 participants for our third year, and we need your help to reach that! Please have a friend register with you! Or ... Read More »

NCCS High Schools Receive Full Accreditation Status

Congratulations to  Discovery  and Newton-Conover High Schools!  Both schools received notice this week that they have attained fully accredited status by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.  According to the DPI website, “North Carolina General Statue §115C-12(39) directs the State Board of Education to adopt rigorous academic standards for accreditation after considering regional and national accreditation standards, curriculum standards, ... 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 »