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2017-18 Lunch Applications

Lunch Applications

If your child was receiving free or reduced meal benefits last school year, you will need to complete a new 2017-18 application by October 9th 2017 to avoid a lapse in benefits.  Applications can be found on our Child Nutrition website at newton-conover.org or can be picked up in the school office.  If you have questions, please call Child Nutrition ... Read More »

Webinar on Dyslexia in Teens and College Students

This is a wonderful opportunity to hear Dr. Maryanne Wolf, one of the leading experts in the field of dyslexia.  I encourage you to share this information with parents, teens and other professionals.  This event is free of charge and since the event is broadcast as a webinar anyone from any location can join in. Complimentary Seminar/Webinar on Dyslexia in Teens and ... Read More »

Coding into the Future

The future is wide open for students to enter into the coding career but most kids do not know what coding is about. The students in my classroom are learning how to code simple things on the iPads using Code.org. The students are going through courses to teach them how to move the bird to the pig, how to debug ... Read More »

Educator Saturdays are back at Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature Museum and Discovery Place KIDS all month long

Discovery Place

Every Saturday in September, all Discovery Place Inc. Museums are celebrating the back-to-school season with Educator Saturdays, offering educators and one guest FREE admission to Discovery Place, Charlotte Nature Museum, Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville and Discovery Place KIDS-Rockingham. Educator Saturdays provide the opportunity to explore an array of exhibitions, labs, live programming, outdoor adventures and films that are offered daily, and consider how ... Read More »

NC Museum of Art & The Big Picture Educator Enrichment Program Offer Professional Development

Check out these amazing free and inexpensive opportunities for professional development. Workshop: Slow Art: Learning through Immersive Experiences Saturday, March 7 10:15 am–4:15 pm East Building, Conference Center, Level C $15 Members, $20 Nonmembers (includes lunch)* Have you heard about Slow Art? The visual arts encourage deceleration and the forging of deep connections. Join us as we slow down and ... Read More »

4th Annual Community Christmas Lunch This Weekend!

On Saturday, December 13, 2014, students and staff members, as well as community and church members of Newton and Conover, are combining their efforts, resources, and skills to provide the 4th Annual Community Christmas Luncheon for those who may be in need of a FREE lunch this holiday season. Doors will be open at the Calvary Baptist Church Fellowship Hall ... Read More »

North Carolina Museum of Art Offers Free Educator Expo

How is the concept of Power explored across subject areas? The North Carolina Museum of Art invites you to explore these ideas with colleagues and friends at the Mint Museum in Charlotte for an evening focused on celebrating and supporting teachers. Discover resources and programs the NCMA offers to support the hard work you do. Attend short professional development workshops ... Read More »

Journalism Education Fellowship Program provides tuition-free, graduate-level course for teachers

N.C. Scholastic Media Association will offer a short-term summer course for teachers and journalism/media advisers. Please help us spread the word. Journalism teachers and publication/media advisers can receive three hours of graduate credit — for free. JOMC 491, “Teaching Online News in the Secondary School,” will be offered July 6-12. The course will be taught in the School of Journalism and ... Read More »

Hidden Histories: Free Summer Professional Development and Lodging for Teachers

Hidden Histories: What your NC history Textbook Left Out A professional development series to be held throughout the summer at the NC History Museum in Raleigh, NC   North Carolina’s K-12 teachers are invited to join the North Carolina Museum of History (ncmuseumofhistory.org) and the NC Civic Education Consortium (www.civics.org) for “Hidden Histories: What your NC history textbook left out,” an ... Read More »

STEAM Makers Fair for Teachers at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Teachers across NC are invited to this free after-school interlude exploring STEAM through drop-in, hands-on, creative demonstrations connecting techniques in the visual arts with STEM. The relaxed structure of this event allows time for teachers to explore the Museum’s collection and to network and create. Refreshments, ideas, and free resources provided. Registration required; limited to 80 participants. For more information contact ... Read More »