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NCASA Offers Opportunities for Middle and High School Students in NCCS

The North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) promotes academic excellence and success of North Carolina students through scholastic competitions.  Newton-Conover Middle School, Discovery High School, and Newton-Conover High School are all members of the NCASA and can participate in any of the NCASA sponsored competitions throughout the year.  NCASA believes that scholastic activities enrich students by satisfying their psychological and social needs. They believe ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Boasts Fifth Lowest Dropout Rate in North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has released its Annual Report of Dropout Rates. Newton-Conover City Schools improved by 80 percent from last year, decreasing from 45 dropouts in the 2011-12 school year to just nine in 2012-13. Read more, and watch the news story here. Read More »

NCCS is One of Two Districts in North Carolina to Raise the Dropout Rate to 18

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High Schools Learn more about ACT

Jan King works with DHS and NCHS staff as they learn more about the ACT.

Jan King, NCDPI Regional Lead for Regions 7-8, spent Wednesday afternoon at Newton-Conover High School with staff from NCHS and DHS to share her insights on understanding and preparing students for the ACT.  Her presentation, The ACT:  It’s Everybody’s Business, provided information about how the ACT impacts high school performance grades, where to find quality resources to support students, and ... Read More »