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Classroom Connections – Providing Support to Teachers

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Classroom Connections is a one stop shopping place in our community that serves our teachers. So, teachers, if you are in need of classroom supplies such as pencils, paper, glue, pens, poster board, notebooks, workbooks, rulers, calculators, graph paper, copy paper, etc., please visit this website         ( to schedule an appointment.  Appointments are available on Thursdays from ... Read More »

Instructional Core Ensures Shared Understanding Among All N-CCS Teachers and Administrators

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During the 2015-16 school year, curriculum leaders, administrators, and the N-CCS Curriculum Council – comprised of teachers from every school – analyzed a variety of data sources and scoured research-based frameworks and strategies to develop a plan to strengthen instruction across the district.  This work resulted in the Newton-Conover City Schools Instructional Core Framework. Over the summer of 2016, members ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Welcomes New Teachers During Boot Camp Week

Beginning Teachers at Boot Camp

What could be better than spending a full week with brand new teachers?  The curriculum team at Newton-Conover City Schools has this honor once each year.  We hope you will help us welcome our first year teachers (BT 1s) to Newton-Conover.  We have an amazing group of first year teachers this year, and we hope you will welcome them to ... Read More »

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Birchfield

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In the first ever N-CCS Alumni Spotlight, Newton-Conover High School Class of 1985 graduate, Jonathan Birchfield, has taken some time off of the road to share his experiences as a Red-Devil-gone-professional-musician with us.  Since graduating, Birchfield has made a name for himself in the music industry, serving in nearly every aspect of production and performance — and this year, he ... Read More »

N-CCS Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year Named for 2015-16

Collage of Elizabeth Bustle and Shane Whitener

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE N-CCS Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year Named for 2015-16 Newton, NC — August 12, 2016 — Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to announce the recipients of the 2015-16 awards for Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year, Mr. Shane Whitener and Mrs. Elizabeth Bustle. Mr. Shane Whitener, currently the Principal of North Newton Elementary School, ... Read More »

Band Camp 2016 in Full Swing at N-CHS

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Students from Newton-Conover City Schools are working together this week to prepare for the Band’s upcoming year.  Check out the photos below for a snapshot of their work so far! Photo Credit: Pete Dragstrem Read More »

Back to School Bash: Coming to You on August 13th!

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The Newton-Conover City Schools Annual Back to School Bash will be held on Saturday, August 13th from 10am until 1pm on the Newton-Conover High School Baseball Field.  This event is for all Newton-Conover students, from kindergarten to 12th grade.  We will have food, activities, school supplies and more fun all for FREE!  Please make plans to join us for this exciting event ... Read More »

Dr. Mullins Receives Excellence in Educational Leadership Award

Dr. Heather Mullins accepts award

Newton-Conover City Schools’ own recently-minted Dr. Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer, has received the distinguished honor of Western Carolina University’s Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. The Don Chalker Award is given to the graduate student in the Master’s of School Administration and the Doctorate in Educational Leadership programs in alternating years who demonstrates the most outstanding promise ... Read More »

ASCD Teacher Impact Grants – Deadline Approaching!

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ASCD Teacher Impact Grants (TIGs) provide funding and support directly to teachers for promising teacher-led, administrator-supported ideas, programs, or initiatives to improve education. These grants allow teachers to develop and execute projects that can serve as models to be replicated and scaled. The program provides the flexibility, funding, and evaluation support necessary to meet the unique needs of promising teacher-led ... Read More »

Celebrating Our Moonshots Together

Dr. David Stegall

Please see my video message below for the end of the 2015-16 school year, as I reflect on all that we have accomplished together. -David Stegall Read More »