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Digital Days Conference Brings Digital Learning Fun to N-CCS

Digital Days Header Screenshot

N-CCS held its Digital Days conference for N-CCS staff for the spring semester in January, at the semester break, and was an involved day of learning for all of our teachers! This Digital Days was designed completely using our Learning Management System, Canvas, where all of our session materials were housed and accessed.  Additionally, many attendees chose to engage in ... Read More »

Thank You, Newton-Conover Family

NCHS students at Rising Hope Farms

Please see our Thanksgiving message from our fearless leader, Dr. David Stegall.  We all have much to be thankful for this season, but we in N-CCS are especially appreciative of the commitment of all staff, students, parents, and community members to help us continue to excel all year round. We wish all the best to you and yours this holiday season! Read More »

November 2015 Board Meeting Filled with Warmth

Students shake hands with board members

Opening our chilly November 2015 Newton-Conover City Schools Board Meeting was a warm and welcoming group of students from Shuford Elementary School!  Vance Sigmon, Nathan Lingle, Ella Presnell, and Carson Harris led us all in our Pledge of Allegiance this month. At Newton-Conover Middle School, two staff members’ commitment to the life and well-being of the school was recognized by ... Read More »

October Board Meeting is Nothing Short of Inspiring

NCCS School Board

This month’s meeting of the Newton-Conover City School Board was nothing short of inspiring.  Following our pledge, led by three North Newton Students, administrators and parents from nearly every one of our schools were present to recognize and lift up the great things happening in our community. Newton-Conover Middle School’s Leadership Team — Dr. Rosanna Whisnant, Principal; Jessica Schouweiler, STEM Coordinator/Assistant Principal; ... Read More »

N-CCS Receives Benjamin B. Tregoe Award for Strategic Leadership in Education

NCCS Leadership Team Accepts TREGO Award

By JOSHUA FARMER jfarmer@hickoryrecord.com HICKORY – Newton-Conover City Schools was recognized Monday with TregoED’s Benjamin B. Tregoe Award for Strategic Leadership in Education for excellence in collaborative decision-making. The award comes after two big decisions the district made: upping the dropout age from 16 to 18 last year and hiring a new principal at Newton-Conover High School after the death ... Read More »

Red Devils Take Homecoming Win over West Lincoln Rebels, 31-8

Halftime at Homecoming Game

The air in the stands of Gurley Stadium is just a bit sweeter tonight, as our Red Devils walk away with a victory on the field. Our N-CHS Red Devils clinched the victory after finishing the game against West Lincoln High School Rebels, up 31-8.  This is a win for our Red Devils to be proud of, as West Lincoln has pushed through the ... Read More »

For the Civic Good

DHS Students

  Discovery High School students are now working on a real-world project that addresses the challenges the City of Newton is currently facing. The “For the Civic Good” initiative seeks to engage citizens and build community across public-private and civic sectors while advancing practical learning for students. The overall goal is to foster the transformation of Newton from a small city into a ... Read More »

N-CCS Earns Highest LEA Graduation Rate in North Carolina

Flyer - Congratuations to the Class of 2015

This year, as indicated by ratings that were released online on September 2nd by the Division of Accountability Services in NC Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools is pleased to announce that it has been issued the highest LEA cohort graduation rate in the state of North Carolina for the 2014-15 school year. Newton-Conover City Schools ranked first in the state ... Read More »