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N-CMS Celebrates Receipt of National School to Watch Award

N-CMS students, staff and community members

Conover, NC — October 1, 2017 — Over the past few years, Newton-Conover STEM Middle School has had many reasons to celebrate. From jumping nearly 20 points to the positive across the state’s academic growth index, to dramatically decreasing discipline referrals by hundreds of percentage points through its Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports program, and implementing a high-quality STEM program ... Read More »

Don’t miss our Back to School Bash – this Saturday at Southside Park!

Back to School Bash Flyer

What are you doing this Saturday?  Come and hang out with the Newton-Conover Community at our annual Back to School Bash! All community members families are welcomed to attend.  The Back to School Bash will be held at Southside Park in Newton this Saturday, August 12th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Students will get free school supplies, a free hot dog lunch will ... Read More »

DHS Student Senators Volunteer With City of Newton

DHS Students Volunteer with City of Newton

Story & Photos by Paula Curry On Wednesday, October 12th, Discovery High School’s Student Senate volunteered with the city of Newton to help put up the Streetscape demonstration, a temporary version of a project to revamp the town square that is currently in the works. The Newton Streetscape master plan is a revitalization project to better the Newton community. It ... Read More »

Folk Art Festival Held in Newton for First Time

Screenshot of downtown Newton, NC

Story by Emily Johnson Every year, the Hickory Museum of Art hosts the Foothills Folk Art Festival in October. This year, the festival was held in downtown Newton on Saturday, October 1st and was sponsored by Catawba Valley Medical Center. The festival commenced back in 2005 when the Hickory Museum of Art first showcased folk art from the collections of ... 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 »