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BT Spotlight: Sarah Fundaun – Newton-Conover High School

Sarah Fundaun

Ms. Sarah Fundaun is the Chemistry teacher at Newton-Conover High School. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a BS in Chemistry with a concentration in Secondary Education. During her junior year, she worked as a research assistant where she contributed to a more in depth understanding of the long term effects of oil spills. Through this experience she found ... Read More »

Practicing vocabulary with Flocabulary

Flocabulary is a great way to teach your students the vocabulary that goes with the standards you are teaching. The students listen to a song video that has the vocabulary words. The students then practice with vocabulary cards, read and respond to a passage and take a quiz on the words. The students love it and I can assign them ... Read More »

Happy November!

Dr G and Dr S

We wish all of you a safe and restful Thanksgiving break. Please find a short message from Dr. Gabriel and me. David Stegall   Read More »

Educator of Excellence

Ms. Eileen Cangemi, teacher at Conover School, was recognized at the North Carolina Exceptional Children’s Conference as an Educator of Excellence.  Ms. Cangemi is a phenomenal teacher who works primarily with the elementary age students at Conover School.  She has taught for over 30 years and spends her free time with her three daughters as well as making adaptive books ... Read More »

Raising Resilient Children Parent U Session

Parent U’s next session will be centered around the topic of how to raise your child to be resilient. We want your child to be able to come back from any obstacle stronger than they were before. This session will help you as a parent to raise happy and confident kids as well as to feel confident in yourself and ... Read More »

Newton-Conover’s Initial Cohort of Teacherpreneurs Complete Leadership Seminar at NCCAT

NCCS Teacherpreneurs Cohort 1

Thirteen Newton-Conover teachers were selected to participate in a year-long leadership program designed to identify teacher leaders and provide them with both professional development to strengthen their leadership capacity and the opportunity to lead by identifying a problem of practice to address during the 2017-18 school year.  The group meets several times throughout the school year to explore the concept ... Read More »

All NCMS 7th Grade Students to Receive Chromebooks

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K-64 is a partnership between Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba Valley Community College and local businesses. The purpose of K-64 is to identify, facilitate and streamline programs and initiatives that are in place and have been proven to be best practices in improving education as related to workforce development.   K-64 aims to further involve ... Read More »

Working with Challenging Students in the Classroom

Building relationships is the key to ensuring success with students in the classroom.  A specify strategy that teachers can utilize to address challenging students is the 2 x 10 strategy.  This strategy encourages teachers to meet with students for 2 minutes each day for 10 days in a row.  The teachers hold two minute talks with the student about topics ... Read More »

N-CHS Soccer Team to Play in Championship Game

Newton-Conover High School’s men’s varsity soccer team, the Red Devils, has experienced amazing success over this past season. The former Class 2A champion Red Devils are currently ranked first in the state in their division, and 45th in the nation. The team has also gone undefeated in the 2017 school year and is currently in the final run for the  ... Read More »

Future Teachers of NC (FTNC) Application Deadline Extended

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NCDPI is looking for highly qualified teachers to offer college-level courses in N.C. high schools. The application deadline for the Future Teachers of NC program has been extended to Nov. 21. Through this new program, students can be exposed to career opportunities in K-12 education while earning college credit. All teachers who are accepted for the program must attend the 3-day curriculum training Dec. ... Read More »