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Speak Up and Speak Out: Helping Leaders Find Their Voice

a round ball with a speaker in the middle that can be thrown as a wireless microphone

Ms. Reynolds and Vass were 2017-18 Innovative Grant recipients.  At South Newton, we believe that every child can be a leader, and through the paradigm of potential, our students have the potential to be leaders in all areas of the school, not just academics. One way that many students have found their voice is through performing and public speaking.  We ... Read More »

N-CCS Educators Announced As International Emerging Leaders


N-CCS Instructional Technology Facilitator, Jamie Frye, and RtI/Professional Development Coordinator,  Brian Smith, were recently both named in the 2015 ASCD (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) Emerging Leaders Cohort.  This elite group of 46 educators from all over the world will have the opportunity to work collaboratively over two years, participate in shaping educational policies, serve on ASCD committees, and ... Read More »

Fourth Annual Red Blazer Event Honors N-CCS Greats!

Red Blazer Winners

Community members, family members, friends, former colleagues, BOE members, and current N-CCS employees gathered to attend the fourth annual N-CCS Red Blazer event on May 14, 2015. This celebratory banquet took place at the Catawba Country Club at 6:30 pm. The 2014-2015 Red Blazer Committee selected three individuals to be recognized with a Red Blazer Award this year. This fourth installment of distinguished winners consisted of ... Read More »

N-CCS Student Advisory Showcase Proves Our Future Is Bright!

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On Thursday, May 7, 2015, twenty-eight of the school district’s most promising student leaders and their families gathered together in the N-CCS Board of Education room to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of the students who have been working together as the 2014-2015 Student Advisory. The event was led by Superintendent Dr. Stegall and Chief Academic Officer Heather Mullins. ... Read More »

N-CCS February 2015 Board of Education Meeting

The February 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with special celebrations pertaining to the many positive things happening in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The February 23rd meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Newton-Conover High School student leaders, Aron Hamm, Zoe Nester, Logan Thompson, Abby Cox, Lauren Dillard, Austen Gilbert, and Aly Adams. For a Staff Spotlight, Conover School Principal Phyllis Pegram ... Read More »

District and School Leaders Go Back to School

The past two weeks, district leaders did something that is probably long overdue – we went back to school.  On November 5th, nine leaders from the district showed up at Newton-Conover Middle School for all day shadowing, unbeknownst to the staff or building leadership. The purpose of the visit was solely student-centered. We wanted to understand what life is like ... Read More »

NCCS Educators Present at Google Summit

On August 5-6, 2014, David Schouweiler, chemistry teacher and tech team member at NCHS, and Brian Smith, NCCS RtI Faciliatator, presented at the Hickory Google Summit.   A Google in Education Summit is an open 1-2 day event primarily focused on Google Apps for Education, but can also cover additional Google products like Chromebooks, Google Earth, YouTube for Schools, Google Search, ... Read More »