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CVCC & BB&T Present “Bringing Families and Communities Together” on February 25

The CVCC Office of Multicultural Affairs invites you to their Black History Month Celebration with a Family Reunion theme “Bringing Families & Community Together.” This free event is Tuesday, February 25th from 6-8 p.m. in the CVCC Tarlton Complex.  Highlights include entertainment featuring the Arndt Middle School Step Show, CVCC’s Drama Play Production, Betty Primus’ Traditional African Dances, Raymond Hollis & Community Choir, ... Read More »

NCETA Announces Writing Contests for Students

NCETA invites your students to enter these contests:  Amy Charles Writing Competition   (Grades 6-8 and 9-12) Amy Charles Short Prose Contest     The Wade Edwards Short Fiction Awards  (Grade 11)  Information about the life of Wade Edwards Press Release Guidelines Entry Form The North Carolina Poet Laureate Awards  (Grades 6-8 and 9-12) Guidelines Entry Form Winners and their ... Read More »

NCCTM Conference Proposals Due May 15

It’s time to submit Speaker Proposals for NCCTM’s 44th Annual State Math Conference! The conference will be held October 30th and 31st at Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC. This year’s theme is Big Ideas for Teaching and Learning Mathematics. Proposals may be submitted using the link . The deadline for proposals is May 15th. We hope to hear from you soon! If you have questions ... Read More »

English Development Standards, Newly Tagged ESL Instructional Materials Now in Schoolnet

Check out the new materials that are available for ESL teachers in Schoolnet! The instructional improvement portion of Home Base (Schoolnet) now has English Language Development (ELD) content standards and close to 200 instructional materials aligned to those standards. Materials include lesson plans, unit plans and other resources. The best way to find the materials in Schoolnet is by filtering ... Read More »

Take Part in Digital Learning Day on February 5

Take Part in Digital Learning Day! On February 5, thousands of educators will take part in the third annual Digital Learning Day, a nationwide celebration of common-sense, effective applications of digital learning that support educators, improve learning, and provide options for students to achieve at their highest potential. As part of this challenge, the Afterschool Alliance, Edutopia, and the National ... Read More »

NCCS Announces Red Blazer Award Nominations

Newton-Conover City Schools has been extremely fortunate over the years to have had numerous dedicated individuals who have committed themselves to the success of the district.  These individuals have given of their time, effort, finances, and other resources, expecting nothing in return.  The success of the district over the years is in no small part due to these dedicated champions ... Read More »

Does Language in the Classroom Matter?

Every minute of the day, students in your classroom are listening to language.  This would include language in the form of words, tone of voice, or the speed of your pacing as you share ideas and concepts with students.  Without words, the classroom would be viewed differently.  Could you imagine a classroom without words? Language is proven to be the ... Read More »

Newton-Conover prepares for Honors Course Rubric Implementation

On Wednesday, January 22nd, all teachers of honors courses at both the Newton-Conover High School (NCHS) and Discovery High School met at NCHS to discuss upcoming requirements for teaching these courses in the future.   At this meeting, teachers were introduced to online resources to begin reflecting on their honors implementation portfolio and the rubric now required by the state.  Teachers ... Read More »

NeCoEdFo’s Eighth Annual Red Hot Spelling Bee to be held March 25

Sharp spelling skills help when it comes to Newton-Conover Education Foundation’s annual Red Hot Spelling Bee, but they aren’t required. “All you really need is enough money to get your team to the championship round,” said NeCoEdFo Chairman Michael Willard, “and you can contend for a spelling bee championship and the travel trophy that the winners keep for a year.” Not only ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Educators Share Insights with Global Audience through #NCed Chat

Since the first #NCed chat on March 26, 2013, several Newton-Conover City Schools’ educators have moderated chats and shared their insights and resources.   If you haven’t heard, #NCed chat is a bi-weekly Twitter chat for North Carolina educators and others who are interested in or invested in education. #NCed Chat will provide an opportunity for North Carolina educators to grow and ... Read More »