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NCCS Educators Attend National Gifted Conference

Five NCCS educators at the NAGC conference

On Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th, five NCCS educators traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend the 64th annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) conference.  Cheryl Rhea (District AIG Coordinator), Tanya Barrymore (NCMS ELA Teacher), Drew Eddins (NCHS English Teacher), Felicia Goodman (NCHS Science Teacher, and Amanda McRary (NCMS Digital Learning Facilitator) attended this year’s conference which had ... Read More »

Administrator Spotlight: Billy Cannon

In honor of Principals’ Appreciation Month, Newton-Conover City Schools will be spotlighting its incredible Principals from now through the end of October.  Today’s feature is on Mr. Billy Cannon, Assistant Principal of Newton-Conover High School! Billy Cannon is one of two Assistant Principals at Newton-Conover High School. He graduated from N-CHS in 2002 and then attended Lenoir-Rhyne University where he ... Read More »

New Teacher Spotlight: Chassidy Lawson – Newton-Conover High School

Photo of Chassidy Lawson at ASU

My name is Chassidy Lawson and I am 26 years old. I have one brother and one sister, Jimmy and Anndrea, both of which are older. I was born and raised in Harlan, Kentucky, where I attended Harlan Elementary, Middle and High School. I graduated from high school in 2009 and attended Eastern Kentucky University immediately after with a declared ... Read More »

NCHS Art Students Place Second in Regional Art Showcase Competition

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The Visual Arts Department would like to announce that Newton-Conover High School has placed second in the Region in the North Carolina Showcase competition. Select students chosen for their pieces will compete later this month in the State competition. Please congratulate those students who participated: Liam Poteet, Brenda Vang ,Veronica Murphy, Payton Hinson, Ashliegh Travis, Kyla Luangkhot, Aurora Solis, Bradley Thomas, Lovely Lo, Sierra Cole, Erick Rivera-Vargas, Mai Le Xiong ... Read More »

NCCS High Schools Receive Full Accreditation Status

Congratulations to  Discovery  and Newton-Conover High Schools!  Both schools received notice this week that they have attained fully accredited status by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.  According to the DPI website, “North Carolina General Statue §115C-12(39) directs the State Board of Education to adopt rigorous academic standards for accreditation after considering regional and national accreditation standards, curriculum standards, ... Read More »

NCHS Club Rush Provides Students Opportunities for Involvement

NCHS Students at club rush

NCHS Club Rush was a huge success on Wednesday.  Each year, club sponsors and club officers and members set up stations in the media center to share information about clubs with students.  Service clubs, academic clubs, and recreational clubs offer students the opportunity for civic and school involvement. Read More »

N-CHS Biology Teachers assist with Salamander Research

Caroline McCrary and Felicia Goodman

N-CHS Biology Teachers assist with Salamander Research in conjunction with Western Carolina University On Saturday, September 10th, 2016 Ms. Felicia Goodman and Mrs. Caroline McCrary were able to participate in salamander captures, data collection, and discussions concerning the change in species over time at the Coweeta Hydrologic Southern Research Station in Otto, NC.  This research station is about an hour ... Read More »

May Team of the Month: Newton-Conover High Administrative Team

NCHS Admin team receives team of month award

This year, N-CCS has started an initiative in which staff members nominate ​a team who they feel is deserving of being named ​Team ​of the Month. With special thanks to our sponsor Prodigy Voice and Data, this ​team​ will be awarded with district recognition and a $100 stipend. Throughout the month, ​teams are nominated through a Google form, and a ... Read More »

NCHS Students Submit Designs to Vans Custom Culture Contest

Congratulations to Liam Poteet, Raven Travis, Tiffany Bruce and Brenda Vang for participating in the nation wide Custom Culture Contest by Vans shoes. These students designed four styles of shoes. Their designs were submitted to the Vans headquarters in California.  Each of their designs is now in competition for a $50,000 dollar art scholarship.  The contest winner will also be honored by having ... Read More »

NCHS Business Students Attend Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

Students from Newton-Conover  High School’s Business Department attended the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour sponsored by the Business Department and Small Business Center at CVCC.  Devin Lars, recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in the country under the age of 30, inspired students to start their own business.  Mr. Lars shared his personal success story as he taught students to plan, ... Read More »