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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 »

N-CHS Club Rush Attracts Hundreds

Club rush at NCHS

On September 30th, Newton-Conover High School held its first club rush — an opportunity for every student in N-CHS to learn more about the clubs available and how to get involved!  Students were permitted to spend a portion of their lunch time in the Media Center, where each club’s stations were set up. The turnout for the rush was quite ... Read More »

Excitement Abundant at September Board Meeting

ROTC Cadets and Commander Nash

Excitement was all abuzz at the September Newton-Conover City Schools Board of Education Meeting!  Our district was recognized for its students, staff, and community having put forth the concerted effort to have the highest graduation rate in the state of North Carolina for the 2014-15 school year!  This is reflected in the number of students who completed all four years ... 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 »

N-CHS AD Angelo Palozzi Completes NIAAA Certified Athletic Administrator Certification

Angelo Palozzi

The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) is pleased to announce that Angelo Palozzi, Athletic Director at Newton Conover High School, has been recognized by this association as a Certified Athletic Administrator. To earn this distinction, Angelo has demonstrated the highest level of knowledge and expertise in the field of interscholastic athletic administration. The voluntary certification process included a thorough evaluation of the candidate’s educational ... Read More »

N-CHS Interact Club Works to Revitalize Conover School Playground

NCHS Interact students

On Saturday, March 21st, students in Newton-Conover High School’s Interact Club began a service project to increase playground accessibility and provide new outdoor opportunities for students at Conover School. Students spent time in service loading and spreading mulch across areas of need within the playground.  The filling in of mulch will provide easier accessibility for all students to playground equipment. ... Read More »

Newton-Conover High School Math 2 and 3 Students Perform Well

On Tuesday March 24th, 15 students from Newton-Conover High School attended the regional NC State Math Contest held at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The members Math 3 team had a fantastic 2nd place finish! Heather Basset Casey Catchings Chipper Drum Rebekah Drum Jake Hayman William Gaither Shelby Graff Kobe Keosykhao The members Math 2 team had a wonderful 6th place finish! Nathaniel ... Read More »

Internship Programs Prepare Students for Their Futures

John Evan sitting at the desk of Congressman Patrick McHenry

Students at Newton-Conover High School have the chance to check out their future career choice by taking an internship during their junior and senior year.  On average,  150 juniors and seniors will take an internship class during the school year.  This is when a student chooses to go to a place of business or area of interest that may suit ... Read More »

N-C HS Teachers Track Data to Increase Proficiency

CTE google doc

Career and Technical Education teachers at Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) are using Google doc’s to track how their students are doing on standard objective test (Formative Assessments).  Each CTE course has standards set by NCDPI that must be covered during the teaching of a CTE course.  CTE teachers use what is called a “Blueprint” (instructional guide) that lists the standard, ... Read More »

High Schools Learn more about ACT

Jan King works with DHS and NCHS staff as they learn more about the ACT.

Jan King, NCDPI Regional Lead for Regions 7-8, spent Wednesday afternoon at Newton-Conover High School with staff from NCHS and DHS to share her insights on understanding and preparing students for the ACT.  Her presentation, The ACT:  It’s Everybody’s Business, provided information about how the ACT impacts high school performance grades, where to find quality resources to support students, and ... Read More »