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PLCs in Action

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Professional Learning Communities are very important in Newton Conover City Schools.  According to Wenger, McDermott, & Synder, 2002, a PLC is  “…a group of people who share a concern, a set of problems, or passion about a topic, who deepen their knowledge and expertise in this area by interacting on an ongoing basis.”  The teachers in Newton Conover work together ... Read More »

Educator Discounts at Kid Connection before and after school program

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2017 Kid Connection & SummerKids  School Employee Discount Kid Connection and SummerKids programs at discounted rates to school system employees. See below for our per-child rate schedule designed just for teachers and staff $30 school year registration fee and/or $25 for summer. Before school care offered at no cost to teachers and staff. After school care for up to 1 ... Read More »

Breakfast for Lunch today at North Newton Summer Feeding!

Breakfast for Lunch

Try our popular and delicious Breakfast for Lunch today at North Newton’s Summer Feeding site.  Sides include Potato Tots and Mandarin Oranges.  Lunch is served daily from 11:45 to 1:oo.  Come join us! Read More »

Universal Breakfast at South Newton and North Newton for 2017/2018

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Universal Breakfast is being offered at South Newton and North Newton Elementary for 2017/2018.  So what does Universal Breakfast mean?  It means Breakfast is served at NO COST to every student!   Breakfast is Brain Fuel! Studies show that students who eat breakfast… Have improved attendance and less tardiness Are able to pay attention longer Demonstrate better behavior in the ... Read More »

Pulled Pork Sandwich Today at North Newton ~Summer Feeding

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Come One, Come All… and try this Delicious Pulled Pork Sandwich, Fresh Cantaloupe Chunks and Sweet Potato Fries! Lunch is served at NO COST 11:45 am to 1:00 pm ~    18 years and under! Location:  North Newton Elementary 221 West 26th Street Newton, NC   Read More »

Today at Summer Feeding

Homemade spaghetti, baked apples, broccoli

How about this delicious lunch prepared today at North Newton Elementary by Laura Davis and her talented staff? There’s still time to join us for summer meals at North Newton until August 18th!  School Meals That Rock! Read More »

Review to Escape the Room

4th graders that saved all of the zoo animals

With the E.O.Gs around the corner, we have been reviewing concepts with Escape the Room type questions created by Teresa Kwant. The students have to solve common core questions and in order in to save zoo animals, capture monsters, and other amazing tasks. The students have had a great time trying to Escape the Room. The group below captured all ... Read More »

Digital Readworks

Readworks has now created lexile leveled passages for students to read and complete questions. These passages are common core based and you can select, then assign passages for the student to complete digitally. The students are engaged and love reading about different topics. Check out digital.readworks.org. Read More »

North Newton Collects Shoes for Soles for Souls

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North Newton is collecting shoes for Soles for Souls.  This organization takes new and gently used shoes and donates them to those people in our country and around the world that do not have any.  They also use these shoes to teach entrepreneurship and small business.  According to Kelly Jarvis, teacher at North Newton, “As a global school, we are always ... Read More »

North Newton Shoe Drive Helps Students Understand Global Interdependence

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As a global school, one of North Newton’s requirements is to complete modules through the VIF program.  One module for this year is to help students to understand global interdependence.  North Newton will be holding a shoe drive to help those around the world, including here is the US, receive shoes needed to go to school or work.  All of ... Read More »