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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 »

Middle School Students Celebrate #Socktober

Mrs. Miles’ leadership classes participated in #Socktober, a nation-wide sock drive. The purpose of #Socktober is to “prove that even the smallest acts of love, like donating a pair of socks, can make a big difference in the lives of our neighbors who are homeless.” They collected over 325 pairs of new socks to donate to ECCCM, a local organization that helps those ... Read More »

Conover City Council Partners with N-CMS Student Leaders

The City of Conover, along with students at Newton-Conover Middle School, has started their first youth council, entitled “Bridges: Bridging The Present to the Future for Youth.” This initiative is led by Bryan Dellinger, ISS facilitator for N-CMS, and supported by Principal Kim Kaylor. The Bridges program is comprised of approximately 15 young people who will participate in hands-on governmental ... Read More »

District Leaders Present at AdvancED Conference

Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent; Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer; and Cindy Geddes, Director of Accountability and Technology, traveled to Greensboro on Monday to present to state leaders at the AdvancED North Carolina Fall Conference.  The conference  provided opportunities for leaders in North Carolina to collaborate with colleagues and share ideas about what works, what doesn’t and what’s around the corner. The ... Read More »

NCMS Principal Accepted Into Distinguished Leaders Cohort

Kim Kaylor, principal at NCMS has been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Distinguished Leadership in Program (DLP) West cohort.  The DLP program is an exciting, enriching experience that will provide Ms. Kaylor immense professional growth.  The cohort is launched on April 2-3, 2014 with its first face-to-face session in Concord. Throughout this school year, Ms. Kaylor will continue to meet with distinguished ... Read More »

State Seeks Qualified Reviewers for Honors Review Process

NCDPI is seeking qualified reviewers for the Cohort I Honors Review Process. Reviewers are needed in every discipline. Applicants from every LEA are welcome to apply. Minimum qualifications for reviewers: Have at least five years teaching experience in the subject area you wish to review Be fully licensed in the area(s) you wish to review Have taught honors courses prior ... Read More »

District Leaders Present Digital Tools at State Conference

Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent, Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer, and Cindy Geddes, Director of Accountability and Technology presented to a group of 130 district and school-level administrators at the North Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (NCASCD) Conference on February 6, 2014. Their presentation, From Overwhelmed to Overly Productive, explored how to put digital tools to work for leaders. The ... Read More »

Become a Kenan Fellow

Kenan Fellows work alongside research and industry experts to help students build career-ready skills. Create engaging hands-on lessons that energize students Observe how “real world” STEM skills prepare students for the jobs of tomorrow Become a member of a collaborative network of educators Take advantage of top-notch professional learning opportunities Serve as an educational leader in your district and community ... Read More »

NCCS Student Advisory Places Emphasis on the 4Cs

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The NCCS Student Advisory for the 2013-14 school year met at Newton-Conover High School recently.  This year, for the first time, the advisory includes not only high school students from Discovery and NCHS but also middle school and elementary school students from around our district.  Dr. David Stegall’s vision for Student Advisory is to blend leadership discussion and team building ... Read More »

NCCS Summer Institute Team

Summer institute participants

In the Summer of 2013, several district curriculum leaders traveled to Greensboro, NC together to join forces with other school leaders.  The goal of this 3rd annual NCDPI Summer Institute was to connect over matters of curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Representatives from NCCS in district leadership, school leadership, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science, Counseling, ESL, Technology, Fine Arts, and ... Read More »