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Duke TIP Recognizes Tucker Clark for his Academic Abilities

Tucker Clark, an academically-talented seventh grader from Newton-Conover Middle School was recognized this spring for his exceptional scores on the ACT or SAT.  Newton-Conover City Schools are proud of Tucker’s accomplishments. Read below to discover more information related to Duke TIP.   Duke University’s Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) 7th Grade Talent Search  identifies students across the United States who have scored at ... Read More »

NCMS Unveils Theme for 2014-15 School Year

Last week, NCMS teachers were asked to decipher the clues presented to them in order to guess the 2014-15 middle school theme.  Teachers were given a variety of different foods, license plates, and other hints to help them determine the theme.  After several very close guesses, the theme was revealed:  Road Trip – License to Learn.  Teachers then opened their ... Read More »

NC P.R.I.D.E. Rewards Excellence at Middle School

NC P.R.I.D.E. is an incentive program to reward students for good grades, attendance, and behavior. We recognized 296 students at our spring ceremony. P.R.I.D.E. stands for Promoting Recognition for Individual Dedication to Excellence. The criteria to receive a gold card is an average of 93 or higher with no report grade being lower than a 77. A silver card is ... Read More »

Dorothy meets Alice – NCMS Drama Club Presents Spring Production

What happens when a boy puts off his book report until the very last minute? Why, he ends up in the Tulgey Woods in between the land of Oz and Wonderland. Now stuck in the forest, along with the help of the characters from The Wizard of Oz and Alice in Wonderland, he must figure out a way to get his book report ... Read More »

NCMS Introduces Musical Mondays

After discovering that many NCMS students had little to no exposure to musicals, the NCMS Drama Club, under the direction of Mr. David Bozza, decided to sponsor “Musical Mondays.” On designated Mondays, the Drama Club selects a classic musical to be shown in the NCMS auditorium. All NCMS students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Students that attend “Musical Monday” ... Read More »

Newton-Conover 8th Graders Attend STEM Tour

Newton-Conover Middle School eighth-graders along with their principal, teachers, and other staff, attended an Extreme STEM Tour on November 14.  STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  The tour, coordinated by Tracy Hall, Catawba Valley Community College, and the Education Matters initiative, is an opportunity for students to visit businesses and industry that are rich ... Read More »