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Shuford Elementary Mixes Things Up a Bit!

Shuford Elementary celebrated “National Mix it Up Day” on Wednesday, November 5th. On this day, students in 3rd – 5th grade were “mixed up” at lunch and asked to sit with different students. This day was a part of their anti-bullying programming and encourages kids to make connections with those who are different from them. ​Everyone was invited to dress ... Read More »

Oscar of Teaching Bestowed Upon Shuford Elementary’s Angie Sigmon

Angie Sigmon, a K-3 teacher at Shuford Elementary School in Conover (Newton-Conover City Schools), today was named North Carolina’s latest Milken Educator Award winner and the recipient of a $25,000 prize. State Superintendent June Atkinson made the surprise announcement during a school-wide assembly. Sigmon is among up to 40 outstanding elementary educators who will receive the Milken Educator Award for ... 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 »