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Newton-Conover High School Poetry Slam Makes an Impact

Symbolism, metaphors, and deep-rooted emotion all filled the media center at NCHS this week when students of all grade levels met together for the school’s inaugural Poetry Slam.  The Poetry Slam was hosted by Amy Haugh, media specialist, and the NCHS English Department. Each English class selected their top seven students who competed against each other throughout the day.  A winner was ... Read More »

Project Bauhow comes to NCHS

Thanks to North Carolina Modernist Houses’ “Project BauHow”   On Thursday, September 23, at 2:30 p.m., students in Steve Brucker’s drafting class at Newton Conover High School in Newton, NC, who do not have access to computers at home received free desktop computers loaded with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software thanks to “Project BauHow,” a new educational initiative from North Carolina ... Read More »

NCHS and DHS Students Share Their View of Dominica Trip

One week ago, eight of our students and two teachers from Newton-Conover High School and Discovery High School departed on their trip to the Commonwealth of Dominica to assist with collecting data for scientific research. Read below their accounts of their experiences so far: “Dominica is a truly spectacular place.  Never have I witnessed such a breathtaking, natural place. I ... Read More »

NJROTC Cadets Continue Their Learning Over the Summer!

Newton-Conover NJROTC is proud to announce that all 4 of our candidates that attended the Area 6 Leadership Academy at The Citadel successfully completed the course.  Cadets who were selected to attend were Kasey Workman, Danielle Catena, Edgar Dominguez, and Rodney Moore (pictured L to R).  Cadet Workman was selected as an honor graduate for the course, finishing 8th of ... Read More »

N-CHS Yearbook Staff Win a National Award from Jostens

Anyone that looks at the Newton-Conover High School Yearbook can tell you that it is quality work.  This year their work has paid off.  On Friday, May 23, at the Annual Yearbook Dedication and Distribution assembly, Mrs. Essary and her students were recognized by Allison Klopp, representative of Josten’s Yearbook, Inc.  Mrs. Klopp stood before the entire student body and ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Presents Seussical the Musical

Join the NCHS Chorus and Drama students on May 15 and May 16 at 6:30 pm at the Newton-Conover Auditorium as they present Seussical the Musical.  NCHS Visual Arts and Apparel students also contributed to the show by creating sets and costumes.  Tickets are $6.00 at the door. Read More »

U.S. News and World Report Ranks NCHS as 13th Best High School in North Carolina

As you may know last year U.S. News and World Report rated Newton-Conover HS as the 14th ranked HS in the state. Well, the rankings are out again this year and Newton-Conover High School is no longer 14th. It’s now 13th in the state (Out of 519)! Additionally, only 2 North Carolina High Schools received national “Gold” recognitions and 36 ... Read More »

Prom at Abernethy Laurels

It’s prom season, a time for tuxedos, corsages, and elegant dresses. Proms aren’t just for high school students anymore. Staff at Abernethy Laurels Retirement Community in Newton started planning a prom for their residents months ago. They recently held the event with the theme “Putting on the Ritz.” Over 100 attendees gathered to dance the evening away while the Newton-Conover ... Read More »

Wing Festival Fundraiser

Come on out to the NCHS Cafeteria on Friday evening and enjoy some wings for a cause.  Vote on your favorite wings, and have a great time supporting our NCHS students. WHEN: Friday April 11th, 5:30–7:30pm WHERE: Newton-Conover High School Cafeteria WHAT TO EXPECT: Wings from surrounding local businesses $0.50/wing or tender. Music. Small silent auction. People’s Choice Award voting ... Read More »

“The Environmentalists” team placed 3rd at the Regional Competition!

Newton-Conover High School was represented by two teams (The Environmentalists and The Enviroletes) at the Regional Envirothon Competition on Thursday, March 27th, 2014. 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 ... Read More »