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Newton-Conover Schools Have Another Record-Breaking Year for Growth, Achievement, and Retention in 2016-17

excited graduating student

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton-Conover Schools have another record-breaking year for growth, achievement, and retention in 2016-17 By James Frye Public Information Officer Newton, NC — September 11, 2017 — Despite drastically reduced budgets and decreased resources, Newton-Conover City Schools’ students and staff have had a track record for excellence and continual growth for the past several years — and this ... Read More »

TOP TEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS HONORED FOR GRADUATION RATES

Julia Styers, Dr. June Atkinson, and Judy McLaughlin at Top 10 Banquet

For the third year in a row, Newton-Conover City Schools was honored by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Durham for being one of the top ten school districts in the state with a 2016 cohort graduation rate of 93.5%.  Mrs. Judy McLaughlin, N-CCS Dropout Prevention Specialist and Mrs. Julia Styers, N-CCS Career and Technical Education/Student Services Director attended the ... Read More »

N-CCS Honored for Top Graduation Rate in the State at 97.1%

Chris Penley, John Robinson, Judy McLaughlan, and Dr. Aron Gabriel accept Graduation Award

On October 6th, 2015, Newton-Conover City Schools was honored by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Durham for having the highest Cohort Graduation Rate of any school district in the state of North Carolina for the 2014-15 school year. Present to accept the award from Dr. June Atkinson, State Superintendent, were Dr. Aron Gabriel, Assistant Superintendent, Mrs. Judy ... Read More »

Sing a Song of Celebration

Chorus singing

It is mid-September, and public schools still have no state budget provided to operate. It is important to note as well that the state shared that North Carolina has a $445 million surplus this year. Public schools in North Carolina just received their second annual letter grade from elected legislators (not educators or parents). Across the state only 6.4% of ... Read More »

N-CCS Earns Highest LEA Graduation Rate in North Carolina

Flyer - Congratuations to the Class of 2015

This year, as indicated by ratings that were released online on September 2nd by the Division of Accountability Services in NC Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools is pleased to announce that it has been issued the highest LEA cohort graduation rate in the state of North Carolina for the 2014-15 school year. Newton-Conover City Schools ranked first in the state ... Read More »