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May 2015 N-CCS BOE Meeting

NCHS Golf Team

The May 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with heart-felt celebrations pertaining to the many great things happening in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by North Newton Elementary student leader, Jeremy Baldabinos, and Principal Shane Whitener. (Both pictured) Director of Human Resources, Dr. Sylvia White, recognized some very successful and dedicated South ... Read More »

April 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting

Abby Cox and Parents

The April 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with acknowledgements of the amazing accomplishments, partnerships, and award-winning events taking place in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Conover School students, Jimmy Ferguson and Julia Xiong. These passionate students were accompanied by Conover high school teacher, Michael Townsley. Shuford Elementary ... 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  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 »

N-CCS March 2015 School Board Meeting

The March 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with recognitions and kind gestures of gratitude from our schools and district leaders in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Discovery High School students, Nathan Blackburn and Fletcher Hamlin. These fine young men emulated respect and reverence as they led the group ... Read More »

N-CCS Stakeholder Surveys Distributed

Our parents, staff, and students provide valuable input and feedback that is crucial in helping N-CCS make decisions for the betterment of our school district. During the week of February 16th, parent, staff, and student climate surveys were distributed to these stakeholders.  Completion of all surveys–both online and paper copies– will need to be returned to the central office by the ... Read More »

Culture Always Wins

It’s football season, and the Major League Baseball World Series is right around the corner. You may have noticed that most of the same teams that seem to be at the top of the standings year after year are again leading the way again this year. Have you ever wondered why it is that some teams and organizations seem to ... Read More »

Math Night Brings Out a Number of Families!

Tuesday evening, October 7th, was MATH NIGHT at North Newton Elementary School. Parents and students enjoyed a free pizza dinner and then attended sessions to gain knowledge and expectations for this year in their math classes. Parents were taught math games and strategies to encourage their children to succeed in mathematical concepts. Families participated in activities to enhance students’ understanding ... Read More »

Catawba County Parenting Network Offers Support!

  If you are looking for ideas, support, or resources for raising your little ones, please take advantage of the following classes, offered by the Catawba County Parenting Network. See information below: You and Me, Baby! For Single moms and all moms of babies birth to age 5. Moms enjoy fellowship, a light meal, childcare and great topics each month ... Read More »

Addressing Cyberbullying through Social Media: A Primer for Parents and Staff

Cyberbullying continues to make headlines across our nation as the popularity of social media continues to rise. Newton-Conover City Schools takes cyberbullying and online harassment very seriously.  Both local school board policies and North Carolina General Statutes clearly address cyberbullying. Click here to read Dr. Stegall’s parent/guardian letter about bullying and cyberbullying. For more cyberbullying information and resources, check out these ... Read More »

Parent Overview of New Standards Now Online

This document outlines for parents what their children should know and be able to do at various grade levels. Click here to access the document. Read More »