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Charter Provides Discounted Internet Access to Low-Income Households

Hey, 7th grade K-64 parents!  Did you know that Charter provides discounted Internet access to low-income households? Through the Spectrum Internet Assist program qualifying K-12 students of low-income families and low-income seniors on Supplemental Security Income can obtain high-speed broadband service for $14.99 a month.  This is a perfect opportunity for students who are using devices at home to complete ... Read More »

7th Grade Students Receive Chromebooks through K-64 Initiative


On Monday, January 25th, 7th grade students at Newton-Conover Middle School each received a new tool to use in the classroom: a brand new Chromebook. Chromebooks, or cloud-based devices which are similar to laptops but operate on the Google Chrome Operating System, are a valuable tool for teachers looking to effectively integrate digital learning practices in their classroom.  Students and ... Read More »

All NCMS 7th Grade Students to Receive Chromebooks

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K-64 is a partnership between Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba Valley Community College and local businesses. The purpose of K-64 is to identify, facilitate and streamline programs and initiatives that are in place and have been proven to be best practices in improving education as related to workforce development.   K-64 aims to further involve ... Read More »

N-CMS Celebrates Receipt of National School to Watch Award

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Conover, NC — October 1, 2017 — Over the past few years, Newton-Conover STEM Middle School has had many reasons to celebrate. From jumping nearly 20 points to the positive across the state’s academic growth index, to dramatically decreasing discipline referrals by hundreds of percentage points through its Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports program, and implementing a high-quality STEM program ... Read More »