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North Newton Elementary School Hosts Career Day

Student simulation of EMS visit

North Newton Elementary School hosts Career Day on November 22, 2016.  The students were able to learn about various career options such as community services, basketweaving, furniture making, nursing, veterinarianary medicine, and many others.  The students really loved getting to explore the career fields!  We appreciate all of the support from the community!     Read More »

BT Spotlight: Lindsay Goble – North Newton Elementary

Lindsay Goble

Lindsay Goble is a 4th grade math and science teacher at North Newton Elementary School. She graduated from Western Carolina University with her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in May of 2016. Mathematics was her concentration, so she is thrilled to be focusing on that subject this year. In her free time, she loves spending time with her ... Read More »

Newton Police and Parents Read with North Newton Students

Officer Caleb Costner from Newton Police Department visited North Newton during Read Across America Week. He read books with students and visited with the Cat in the Hat (aka Mr. Shane Whitener). Reading under the stars was a huge success at North Newton. Tents were set up in the gym with laser light stars twinkling above. Staff and parents read ... Read More »

Foothills Weather Network Visits North Newton

Scottie Powell from Foothills Weather Network recently visited North Newton Elementary. Presentations were made to 2nd and 5th grade. Mr. Powell discussed ways to stay safe in different types of weather. Lots of questions were asked about tornadoes following our recent tornado warning! Read More »

Coding Sparks Learning at North Newton

Students working on a chromebook

The classroom was full of lots of ooos and ahhhs when all the fifth graders participated in Hour of Code at North Newton.  Students worked together to create a certain set of directions.  Errors were just opportunities to try again. Since participating in the Hour of Code, my students have investigated the coding on games or apps we use daily.  ... Read More »

Coding into the Future

The future is wide open for students to enter into the coding career but most kids do not know what coding is about. The students in my classroom are learning how to code simple things on the iPads using Code.org. The students are going through courses to teach them how to move the bird to the pig, how to debug ... Read More »

Feliz dia de los muertos

The ESL department at North Newton has been following the Global Theme by studying about North America.  For the month of October the students in K-2 read and discussed clothing, location, the people, and celebrations in Mexico.  Each Friday is a culture day where the student make something from the topics covered for the week.  The first week w as sombreros, ... Read More »

North Newton Elementary Sponsors Hat Day

Students wearing hats

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, in celebration of White Cane Safety Day, the EC Cluster classes at North Newton Elementary sponsored a hat day! For the low cost of $1, students wore a hat during the school day. Proceeds went to help offset costs of field trips, resources and other needs that are special to our classrooms. North Newton Elementary appreciates the support ... Read More »

North Newton Whiteboard Tables Provide Creativity Outlet

Students writing

The North library has recently added whiteboard material to some of the tables.  The 3rd graders used the whiteboards to create a Venn diagram comparing two books they read.  The 4th graders utilized them to take notes while using a database to research North Carolina state symbols for a group social studies assignment. Read More »

MobyMax Program

Moby Max Logo

This year our school received a grant for the online math/reading program MobyMax.  This online program can be accessed on apple devices and windows operating system at www.mobymax.com.  Students take placement tests to place them on their grade level. When students log on it is self-paced for their reading and math. Teachers can set the order of the concepts, can ... Read More »