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NCMS Cafeteria builiding relationships

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Our NCMS Cafeteria staff takes pride in building relationships with students! Fuel learning: Healthy meals support schools’ core mission of education, especially when it comes to boosting students’ concentration, focus and cognitive function. A vast body of research shows that improved nutrition in schools leads to increased focus and attention, improved test scores and better classroom behavior.  https://healthyschoolscampaign.org/policy/food/ Read More »

Using EdPuzzle to Flip Learning

Flipped learning is a model of blended learning in which students receive content through video at their own time and pace. Meanwhile, class time is devoted to the teacher working one-on-one with struggling students or enriching students who are ready to move on. EdPuzzle allows students to watch educational videos while answering comprehension questions embedded throughout by the teacher. Engagement ... Read More »

September Menus

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NC High~Discovery High Newton-Conover Middle Shuford~North Newton~South Newton Conover School More @ Four Snacks   Read More »

NCMS Receives Burroughs Wellcome Grant

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        Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for selecting NCMS as a winner for the Student Science Enrichment (SSEP) grant of $180,000, so we could develop an authentic hands-on, STEM after-school program for students in grades 6-8th to participate.  Newton-Conover Middle School (NCMS), in partnership with the local community college, two universities, ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools Have Another Record-Breaking Year for Growth, Achievement, and Retention in 2016-17

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Newton-Conover Schools have another record-breaking year for growth, achievement, and retention in 2016-17 By James Frye Public Information Officer Newton, NC — September 11, 2017 — Despite drastically reduced budgets and decreased resources, Newton-Conover City Schools’ students and staff have had a track record for excellence and continual growth for the past several years — and this ... Read More »

NCHS Receives Catalyzing CTE Through Enhanced Career Pathways Incentive Funding Competition

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Department of Public Instruction’s Career Technical team for providing funding of $25,000 to Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) and $50,000 to Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) for the 2017-18 school year.  Newton-Conover City Schools, (NCCS) has a responsibility to students and community to address the lack of preparation to be future ready and ... Read More »

N-CCS Elementary Schools Receive ZF Community Care Fund Grant

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank ZF Corporation for their dedication to promote and enhance STEM and contribution of $2,000.  Through the ZF Community Care Fund Grant program – all elementary schools in Newton-Conover City Schools can expose STEM in the K-5 setting, promote STEM skills, and build enthusiasm and excitement for learning by having the resources for a ... Read More »

NCMS Receives Walmart Community Grant

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Newton-Conover City Schools would like to thank the Conover Walmart for their dedication to helping relieve hunger and promote healthy eating.  Through the Walmart Community Grant program – Newton-Conover STEM Middle School can support families during school breaks with food.  Walmart will help make a real difference in the lives of the kids we serve, and it means the world ... Read More »

PLCs in Action

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Professional Learning Communities are very important in Newton Conover City Schools.  According to Wenger, McDermott, & Synder, 2002, a PLC is  “…a group of people who share a concern, a set of problems, or passion about a topic, who deepen their knowledge and expertise in this area by interacting on an ongoing basis.”  The teachers in Newton Conover work together ... Read More »

N-CCS Hires Public Relations Intern for Fall 2017

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Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to introduce Ms. Leah Bobbett to our district.  Leah has been hired as a new PR intern for the 2017 fall semester. She will be working under Jamie Frye in the Public Relations department through this December. Leah attends Lenoir-Rhyne University as a senior. At Lenoir-Rhyne she has taken coursework in public relations, broadcast, journalism, ... Read More »