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NCCS Welcomes Chasity Bolch to Newton-Conover Middle School

Mrs. Bolch sitting at her kidney table

Mrs. Chasity Bolch is teaching 6th grade math and science at Newton-Conover Middle School. For the past 9 years she has taught 7th grade math and science at River Bend Middle School. Chasity received her Bachelor’s degree in middle grades math and science from Western Carolina University in 2008. In 2013, she earned her Master’s degree in middle grades education ... Read More »

NCMS Receives Corning Incorporated Foundation Grant

6 Students are raising their cups from behind a table in which they are serving drinks during the STEM Connection Night Evening.

Newton-Conover STEM Middle School would like to thank Corning Incorporated Foundation for their dedication to promoting and enhancing STEM Education with the contribution of $4,664.  Through the Corning Educational Grant – NCMS can strengthen its partnerships with business partners and fuel exposure to local STEM careers by funding STEM Connection Nights and Career Days, as well as provide a summer ... Read More »

NCMS Cafeteria builiding relationships

NCMS lunch

Our NCMS Cafeteria staff takes pride in building relationships with students! Fuel learning: Healthy meals support schools’ core mission of education, especially when it comes to boosting students’ concentration, focus and cognitive function. A vast body of research shows that improved nutrition in schools leads to increased focus and attention, improved test scores and better classroom behavior.  https://healthyschoolscampaign.org/policy/food/ Read More »

NCMS Receives Walmart Community Grant

This is a picture of the Walmart logo.

Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Conover Walmart for their dedication to helping relieve hunger and promote healthy eating.  Through the Walmart Community Grant program – Newton-Conover STEM Middle School can support families during school breaks with food.  Walmart will help make a real difference in the lives of the kids we serve, and it means the world ... Read More »

Barrymore Provides Flexible Seating Options

Photo of Barrymore's Classroom

NCMS Second-year teacher Tanya Barrymore provides flexible seating for her students.  Barrymore’s classroom is complete with procedures, contracts, and processes to ensure that students understand how to engage with the learning space as well as their responsibilities as a learner. Read More »

It’s United Way Giving Season

United Way Logo

In 2016 Newton-Conover City Schools accepted the challenge, making award winning gifts to Catawba County United Way.  We are Newton-Conover and we received the County Spirit awards in all three educational categories. Elementary School — Conover School was awarded the Elementary School Spirit award for highest staff participation in giving with $2,846.76.     Middle School — Newton-Conover Middle School received the spirit ... Read More »

Space for Creativity

Student looking at projects

What can you do with a paper plate, excited students, and the media center Makerspace? Students in Mrs. K. Smith’s 7th grade English Language Arts classes at Newton Conover STEM Middle School were given the task of composing a narrative about a lesson that they had learned. Following the completion of their a short stories, the students used the media ... Read More »

Fidgets At the Middle School

A few students (from Newton-Conover Middle School) with some ingenuity and creativity came up with the idea of designing a popular new toy called a fidget spinner and selling them as a fundraiser for the 3D print club. Ms. Ramsey,the club leader, jumped on board with this great opportunity. The spinner is a simple device that allows students to fidget ... Read More »

Future Leaders – Leading Today

NJROTC and NNE Kid Connection

Every Tuesday the Navy JROTC from Newton-Conover High School visits North Newton Kid Connection or Newton-Conover Middle School to practice their leadership skills. At North Newton, the after-school elementary students of the Kid Connection program look forward to the JROTC students arrival, watching formation and listening intently to the instructions from the high school students for activities, games, and sports. The ... Read More »

STEM Connection Night Coming to NCMS March 13

STEM Connection Night Flyer

Mark your calendars for March 13 as we explore the world of textiles at NCMS.   Read More »