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Preparing Exceptional Teachers through Accountability and Collaboration

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The College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is seeking participants to address the teacher shortage in special education. Teaching assistants, support staff and those with an undergraduate degree can earn initial licensure in special education through a Master of Arts in Special Education (MAT). The special education program at NC A&T has been awarded a ... Read More »

NCMS Receives Burroughs Wellcome Grant

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        Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for selecting NCMS as a winner for the Student Science Enrichment (SSEP) grant of $180,000, so we could develop an authentic hands-on, STEM after-school program for students in grades 6-8th to participate.  Newton-Conover Middle School (NCMS), in partnership with the local community college, two universities, ... Read More »

NCHS Receives Catalyzing CTE Through Enhanced Career Pathways Incentive Funding Competition

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Department of Public Instruction’s Career Technical team for providing funding of $25,000 to Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) and $50,000 to Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) for the 2017-18 school year.  Newton-Conover City Schools, (NCCS) has a responsibility to students and community to address the lack of preparation to be future ready and ... Read More »

N-CCS Elementary Schools Receive ZF Community Care Fund Grant

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank ZF Corporation for their dedication to promote and enhance STEM and contribution of $2,000.  Through the ZF Community Care Fund Grant program – all elementary schools in Newton-Conover City Schools can expose STEM in the K-5 setting, promote STEM skills, and build enthusiasm and excitement for learning by having the resources for a ... Read More »

NCMS Receives Walmart Community Grant

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Conover Walmart for their dedication to helping relieve hunger and promote healthy eating.  Through the Walmart Community Grant program – Newton-Conover STEM Middle School can support families during school breaks with food.  Walmart will help make a real difference in the lives of the kids we serve, and it means the world ... Read More »

N-CCS Receives Gizmos Grant

NCCS Science Teachers holding the Gizmos Grant banner outside in front of the steps of Newton-Conover Middle School.

Newton-Conover City Schools receives $20,000 Gizmos Science Success Grant as one of 50 sites selected nationwide.  The grant provides up to 20 science teachers with a 12-month ExploreLearning Gizmos subscription, the world’s largest library of online science simulations and math manipulations for grades 3-12.  Gizmos help students develop a deep understanding of challenging concepts through active inquiry and exploration, and ... Read More »

Biogen Foundation’s Power of STEM Grants

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The Biogen Foundation’s Ignite the Power of STEM Grants Program supports teachers and schools in Massachusetts and North Carolina to help them bring hands-on science programming to their students. Individual teachers may apply for up to $2,000.  Schools may apply for up to $5,000.  The application cycle runs October 15th through January 15th. Program Requirements and Considerations Biogen Foundation will award $135,000 in grants in the 2016-17 ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Receives National Board NT3 Grant

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Newton-Conover received a grant from National Board that will provide the district with $100,000 over two years to develop a sustainable plan to build capacity in teachers by providing focused professional development on accomplished teaching practices.  The goals of the grant include improving teacher quality, preparing teachers for successful completion of National Board Certification, and building teacher leadership.  All three ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Selected for National Board NT3 Grant

Elementary Principals at NT3 Training

Newton-Conover City Schools has been selected to participate in an exciting two-year grant in partnership with National Board.  Only three districts in North Carolina were selected to participate in the grant that is designed to strengthen our understanding of quality teaching.  Elementary principals, select teachers, and school and district leaders are involved in the training. We will be discussing the implications ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Middle School Receives Two STEM Grants

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Newton-Conover Middle School recently received word that they had received two grants.  Wells Fargo donated $1200 for the NCMS Girls in STEM program.  NCMS also received a $4500 grant from the ZF Community Care Fund.  This grant will help provide resources and materials for the school’s “Makerspace” areas and for quarterly STEM Connection Nights.  Mrs. Jessica Schouweiler, STEM Coordinator/Assistant Principal at ... Read More »