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CVCC Celebrates NC Manufacturing Day

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Newton-Conover High School students have been invited to participate in CVCC’s North Carolina Manufacturing Day event to be held on Thursday, April 7.  Manufacturing Day is a  celebration of Modern Manufacturing and is meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.  Interested students will have an opportunity to speak with local employers during the Manufacturing Fair, participate in a STEM ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Goes Digital with New Mobile App

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton, NC — February 23, 2016 — In cooperation with One Source Solutions of Newton, NC, Newton-Conover High School and Central Services have collaborated to design an app that has been released to the public in February 2016. This app, available on any Apple or Android smartphone or tablet, is designed to meet the communication needs of ... Read More »

Apprenticeship Catawba

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Catawba Valley Community College partners with the North Carolina Department of Labor and the 6 manufacturers listed to the right for “Apprenticeship Catawba.”  High school juniors who are interested in science, have good math skills, are problem solvers and who have a desire to get a jump start on their career should apply.  The apprenticeship provides students an opportunity to ... Read More »

NCHS Senior Networks with CPA Professionals

The Catawba Valley Association of CPA’s graciously invited local high school students to participate in a networking opportunity with CPA professionals. Patrick Shannon,  who is a Senior, represented Newton-Conover at this event, and was able to meet with local CPA professionals, local business department professors, and take advantage of the chance to introduce himself to the financial community. Patrick is ... Read More »

N-CHS Welcomes Class of 2019

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Approximately 150 members of the Class of 2019 were welcomed to Newton Conover High School recently during “Summer Surge.”  This annual two day event allows entering freshmen the opportunity to meet members of the administration, counselors, teachers, and upper classmen while becoming acclimated to the high school.  Students in attendace participated in an ice breaker challenge that involved building the ... Read More »

Project Bauhow Has A Winner in Newton-Conover City Schools District!

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        This year, students in Mr. Brucker’s drafting classes had an opportunity to be involved in “Project Bauhow”.  At the end of the year, the plan was to submit a project that they had worked on in architectural design during the year.  Their project was submitted in the hope that they may win a full scholarship to ... Read More »

NCHS Staff Serve as Guest Judges for National History Day Competition

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Mrs. Amy Haugh, Media Coordinator, and Ms. Leah Watts, English teacher, attended the National History Day Competition at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh as guest judges on Saturday, April 25, 2013. Competitors from across the state gathered for presentations centering on the theme of leadership and legacy. Presentations were grouped by grade level in four categories: documentaries, performances, individual exhibits, and group exhibits. ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Welcomes Mr. Chris Penley as New NCHS Principal

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Newton-Conover City Schools is excited to welcome Mr. Chris Penley as the principal of Newton-Conover High School. Mr. Penley has served as the principal of Lakeshore Middle School in Mooresville since January, 2013. Prior to that position, he served as an assistant principal at South Iredell High School preceded by a tenure as an assistant principal at St. Stephens High ... Read More »

N-CHS Offers Opportunities for Musicians of All Ages!


N-CHS chorus teacher, Elizabeth Fowler, finds great pleasure in instructing her choral and piano classes in her state-of-the art piano lab at N-CHS. Installed in 2013, the 20 Roland pianos that fill the Red Devil’s chorus room compose the largest piano lab in North Carolina–even larger than university music department labs across the state. Students who elect to take piano ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Places Two Teams At Envirothon

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      Newton-Conover High School was represented by two teams at the Regional Envirothon Competition on Thursday, March 26th, 2015. The North Carolina Envirothon system is a part of a national effort to increase environmental education and awareness in both middle and high school students. Students work as a team to study and compete in testing events concerning the ... Read More »