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Alexa in the Classroom

An amazon Alexa stacked on some books

Mrs. Coffeey, a teacher at Newton-Conover High School, was a 2017-18 Innovative Grant recipient. Imagine a classroom where the teacher can work closely with a small group of students while others in the room can get their questions answered without interrupting the group. A teacher assistant is a must, right? No! Meet the newest teacher assistant, Alexa. Amazon’s Echo Dot ... Read More »

ACT Innovation

ACT Logo

The Administrators at Newton-Conover High School are 2017-18 Innovative Grant recipients.  Their project was aimed at trying to improve ACT success by having students take a practice test and receive their CCRA reports to identify areas of strengths and needs for improvements.   For a student to take advantage of this, the student and the parent agree to meet with the ... Read More »

Caroline McCrary named N-CCS Teacher of the Year

Caroline McCrary, N-CHS Biology teacher, and students completing a lab.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Caroline McCrary named N-CCS Teacher of the Year Newton, NC — May 30, 2017 — Mrs. Caroline McCrary, Science Teacher at Newton-Conover High School, was named the 2017 N-CCS Teacher of the Year at this year’s Staff of the Year Banquet. Since December of 2012, Caroline has taught Biology, Honors Biology, Biology II Honors, and AP Biology at ... Read More »

N-CHS Biology Teachers assist with Salamander Research

Caroline McCrary and Felicia Goodman

N-CHS Biology Teachers assist with Salamander Research in conjunction with Western Carolina University On Saturday, September 10th, 2016 Ms. Felicia Goodman and Mrs. Caroline McCrary were able to participate in salamander captures, data collection, and discussions concerning the change in species over time at the Coweeta Hydrologic Southern Research Station in Otto, NC.  This research station is about an hour ... Read More »

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Birchfield

Jonathan Birchfield promo photo

In the first ever N-CCS Alumni Spotlight, Newton-Conover High School Class of 1985 graduate, Jonathan Birchfield, has taken some time off of the road to share his experiences as a Red-Devil-gone-professional-musician with us.  Since graduating, Birchfield has made a name for himself in the music industry, serving in nearly every aspect of production and performance — and this year, he ... Read More »

N-CCS Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year Named for 2015-16

Collage of Elizabeth Bustle and Shane Whitener

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE N-CCS Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year Named for 2015-16 Newton, NC — August 12, 2016 — Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015-16 awards for Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year, Mr. Shane Whitener and Mrs. Elizabeth Bustle. Mr. Shane Whitener, currently the Principal of North Newton Elementary School, ... Read More »

Band Camp 2016 in Full Swing at N-CHS

Drummers at band camp

Students from Newton-Conover City Schools are working together this week to prepare for the Band’s upcoming year.  Check out the photos below for a snapshot of their work so far! Photo Credit: Pete Dragstrem Read More »

Back to School Bash: Coming to You on August 13th!

Back to School Bash Flyer

The Newton-Conover City Schools Annual Back to School Bash will be held on Saturday, August 13th from 10am until 1pm on the Newton-Conover High School Baseball Field.  This event is for all Newton-Conover students, from kindergarten to 12th grade.  We will have food, activities, school supplies and more fun all for FREE!  Please make plans to join us for this exciting event ... Read More »

May Team of the Month: Newton-Conover High Administrative Team

NCHS Admin team receives team of month award

This year, N-CCS has started an initiative in which staff members nominate ​a team who they feel is deserving of being named ​Team ​of the Month. With special thanks to our sponsor Prodigy Voice and Data, this ​team​ will be awarded with district recognition and a $100 stipend. Throughout the month, ​teams are nominated through a Google form, and a ... Read More »

Teen Leadership: Empowering Students to Change the World

Story by Carmen Duran Eighteen students, Newton City Council, and an investment in the future — this is Teen Leadership in a nutshell. Recently, 8 students from Newton-Conover High School and 8 students from Discovery High School were selected to participate in Teen Leadership, a program intended to enable students to find their passion, cultivate their leadership abilities, and spark ... Read More »