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Discovery & NCMS Team Up for Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is a tale that reminds us not to judge a book by its cover and to consider all sides of a situation.  The lessons to be learned from this sotry are applicable to everyone.  This spring, students from Discovery High School will join forces with students from Newton-Conover Middle School to bring Beauty and the Beast ... Read More »

Murder at Grandma’s is coming to DHS

Grandmothers are usually sweet, kind, and loving, but what happens when a grandmother is accused of murder? Grandma Dee’s grandsons are determined to get to the bottom of this, and hopefully with their lives intact! This comedy/horror play, written by Theatre Arts teacher, David Bozza, is the perfect play for this spooky time of year! Rated: PG-13 (Mild Violence) Presented ... Read More »

Discovery School and Conover School “Rock” with United Way!

Three Awards went to the Newton-Conover City Schools this year at the Catawba County United Way 2013-14 Spirit Awards/Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 16.  The awards were given based on employee contributions in the United Way Campaign this year.  There were three awards given to schools in our county:  Elementary, Middle and High.  Newton Conover took two of three awards ... Read More »

Discovery Quiz Bowl Team Heads to Chicago

Every Tuesday after school a group of students gather in Jody Dixon’s classroom at Discovery High School to answer questions, study, and train for their trip to compete at The National Quiz Bowl Championship in Chicago this May. Quiz Bowl is a team academic competition placing schools in head-to-head competition against each other in a question and answer format slightly ... Read More »

Discovery Principal Moderates #NCADMIN Twitter Chat

It’s no secret that John Robinson, the Discovery High School principal, has an online presence.  Mr. Robinson is known nationwide for his tweets and his professional blog. On February 5, 2014, Mr. Robinson moderated #ncadmin chat. #NCADMIN is a twitter chat and professional learning network (PLN) created for North Carolina administrators to collaborate, connect, and learn from one another.  Administrators ... Read More »

Discovery Teacher of the Year Shares Secrets to Helping Students Succeed

Luann Walker

Luann Walker does more than teach math at Discovery High School.  The Discovery 2013-14 Teacher of the Year also takes time to build meaningful relationships with her students.  Last week, I visited Ms. Walker to discuss Schoolnet questions.  In the 90 minutes I was in her classroom, four different students dropped by to ask questions, get a hug, or just ... Read More »