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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 https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Newton/RunforMaggie  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 »

Discovery High School to Host Annual Barbecue

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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 »

Discovery High’s Fall BBQ Set for September 30th

Jody Dixon and the DHS BBQ

By Leanne Nguyen 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 ... Read More »

Discovery High Envirothon Team Headed to State Competition

Story by Paula Curry On Thursday, April 7th, a group of 10 Discovery students made their way to Wilkesboro, North Carolina where they competed in the Area 2 Northwest Envirothon competition. Envirothon is an annual competition where middle and high school students can compete for scholarships and recognition by demonstrating their knowledge and critical thinking concerning environmental issues and sustainability. ... Read More »

Teen Leadership: Empowering Students to Change the World

Story by Carmen Duran Eighteen students, Newton City Council, and an investment in the future — this is Teen Leadership in a nutshell. Recently, 8 students from Newton-Conover High School and 8 students from Discovery High School were selected to participate in Teen Leadership, a program intended to enable students to find their passion, cultivate their leadership abilities, and spark ... Read More »

DHS at Science Olympiad Competition

Story by Logan Keller I arrived fifteen minutes early.  I looked for my crimson-shirted team while prancing in the cool morning air. We had agreed to meet at 7:45, but many had already arrived. I was there to ensure everyone knew where to go, at the upper level of the Tarlton Complex. Science Olympiad is a competition on a regional, ... Read More »

Senior Projects Underway at DHS

Book cover: Articles in Faith

Senior projects are gearing up at Discovery High School.  A year long research project is a graduation requirement for each senior at the school. Over the course of the year senior Mark Laws researched: What is questionable about adopting your family’s religion? For his product, he wrote and published a four-day devotional (book).  Each day’s reading builds on the previous day, ... Read More »