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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 »

The Language of Learning: Spanish Collaboration Creates Win-Win for Thornton Preschool and Discovery High School Students

Students and teacher

Through a collaboration led by Discovery High School Spanish teacher Andrea Ward and Thornton Educational Center preschool teacher Kristina Canipe, Discovery High students are planning, preparing, and teaching Spanish lessons to preschool students at Thornton. Thornton houses three NC Pre-K classrooms and each teacher submits themes and topics to their high school student teachers.  The student teachers are given two ... Read More »

Tis the Season for Giving

DHS Students putting bikes together

Time! A very precious gift! Tanner Abernathy, Avery Lineberger, and Nate Blackburn , all three are juniors from Discovery High School,who gave a great gift to North Newton Elementary on Thursday. The annual toy drive collected dozens of UNASSEMBLED bikes. These three guys worked tirelessly assembling bicycles.  We are grateful for such amazing and caring students at Discovery High School! Read More »

High School Theatre Arts Programs To Present One-Act Plays

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On December 10th, 2015 at 6:00 PM the Discovery High School and Newton-Conover High School theatre arts level I and II classes will present a night of one act plays. These productions are completely designed and presented by the students. Discovery High School is presenting 18 More Reasons Not to Be in a Play by Alan Haehnel – a comedy about why you shouldn’t be in ... Read More »