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Students Climb Mt. Bulldog

Sean Fitzgerald was awarded with an innovative grant for a rock climbing wall for the gymnasium to support the Physical Education program at North Newton Elementary School. Climbing walls are both physically and mentally stimulating for students. North Newton students are involved in using a certain amount of strength to climb, and that strength will continue to develop with frequent use of the ... Read More »

Jonathan Tharpe Brings Notoriety and New Resources to North Newton!

Mr. Jonathan Tharpe, 4th grade teacher at North Newton Elementary School, was awarded a $1,000 grant from Corning Corporation in Hickory on Wednesday, Dec. 17th. Mr. Tharpe is using the grant to implement MobyMax in every classroom at North Newton. MobyMax is for all students in grades K-8. Moby’s adaptive curriculum creates a unique, individualized education plan for each student ... Read More »

Santa Delivers Up “North” Once Again!

North Newton Elementary School is once again hosting its 2nd Annual Toy Drive from Thursday, November 20th to Friday, December 12th. The goal of the Toy Drive is to ensure that all North Newton students have a memorable Christmas, regardless of the circumstances that their families are currently in.  In order for this to be as big of a success as last ... Read More »

The Teachers are Back!

They’re Back!  On August 20, 2014 the teachers arrived to their schools ready to be charged with the focus of the school year by their principals.  The elementary school principals focused on how to involve the SUCCEED motto that Dr. Stegall implemented in the district  last school year.  All Newton-Conover City School Staff are encouraged to serve others, utilize technology, focus ... Read More »

Fit and Healthy in Elementary School

This spring, South Newton Elementary celebrated healthy, active lifestyles for girls by creating the Fit, Active, Strong Tigers Club.  Open to 4th and 5th grade girls, the club met once per week to enjoy a healthy snack, participate in a lesson regarding healthy living, and then engage in a fitness activity.  Each week, lessons focused on various aspects of overall wellness, such ... Read More »

Learning Takes Place at Camp Kanuga

Does learning have to take place indoors?  North Newton Elementary fourth graders would tell you “NO”. From April 9-11,  the 4th grade students from North Newton Elementary School ventured to Hendersonville, NC to take part in some outdoor hands-on learning at Camp Kanuga.  While there, the students learned about mountain ecology, animal ecology,and geology.     They also enjoyed canoeing ... Read More »

North Newton Teacher Awarded Community Engagement Badge

Ms. Betsy Gaither, a fourth grade teacher from North Newton,  has been awarded a Community Engagement badge from  Miami University’s Project Dragonfly for making a difference in human and ecological communities. As part of the Global Field Program, Gaither learns to study and apply the tools of conservation science  as well as how to incorporate inquiry, community, and a voice ... Read More »