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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

empty auditorium

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 »

Discovery High School Named 21st Century Learning Exemplar by P21

DHS students recording

Discovery High School at Newton-Conover Named 21st Century Learning Exemplar by P21 60 Exemplars nationwide feature how innovation makes learning possible for all students Newton, NC — December 1, 2015 – The Partnership for 21st Century Learning (P21), the leading organization advocating for 21st century learning for every student, has designated Newton-Conover City Schools’ own Discovery High School as an ... Read More »

Aquaponic Dreams Becoming Reality at Discovery High

Story by Jackson Lamb; Republished from Students at Discovery High School will now be able to try their hand at hydroponics with the upcoming addition of a greenhouse! “Urban areas need the education of being able to grow produce, and a greenhouse has ability to spark the education and the students here at Discovery,” says Gene Scronce, an environmental ... 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 »

Discovery High School Drama Club to Present “One Lane Bridge”

Sign = "One Lane Bridge"

Join the Discovery High School Drama Club on Thursday, October 29 at 6:00 pm at the Newton-Conover Middle School Auditorium as they present Stephen Gregg’s One Lane Bridge under the direction of David Bozza.    One Lane Bridge is a chilling ghost story about a 16-year-old boy driving at night with a mysterious stranger.  Don’t miss this “just in time for Halloween” showing! ... 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 »

For the Civic Good

DHS Students

  Discovery High School students are now working on a real-world project that addresses the challenges the City of Newton is currently facing. The “For the Civic Good” initiative seeks to engage citizens and build community across public-private and civic sectors while advancing practical learning for students. The overall goal is to foster the transformation of Newton from a small city into a ... Read More »