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BT Spotlight: Katie Hester – South Newton Elementary

Katie Hester

Katie Hester is a second grade teacher at South Newton Elementary School. She graduated from Appalachian State University with her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education in May of 2016. While at Appalachian she participated in Appalachian Educators club and was on the Dean’s List.  She graduated from Catawba Valley Community College in May of 2013 with an Associate ... Read More »

Many Great Leaders to Learn From in Our District

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This past week, our district celebrated the school teachers of the year, the assistant principal of the year, the principal of the year, and the first year teacher of the year. We also revealed the district teacher of the year. This was a joyous event, and all of the educators who were recognized had very similar attributes. In fact, many ... Read More »

NCCS’ Network Redesign

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Newton-Conover City Schools Technology Department is excited with the network redesign that happened over the summer. We are now able to provide a stronger, more stable, secure network for our staff and students. All staff and students sign into our network through their Active Directory (AD) account. Through AD, you are then placed on the appropriate network according to your ... Read More »

N-CCS Board Wins First Annual Gold Bell Award

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Congratulations to the Newton Conover City Schools Board of Education for winning the first annual Gold Bell Award from the North Carolina School Boards Association. This award recognizes boards where 100% of the members attend at least 12 hours of training outside of their district in a school year. We are blessed to have such an amazing board. Pictured are ... Read More »

High School Math Teachers – “Just in Time” Virtual Sharing Sessions

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Calling all NC Math 1, 2, and 3 Teachers in Middle and High School: Join NCDPI for their ‘Just in Time’ Virtual Sharing Sessions in October! During these collaborative sessions, we chat as an educational community about student work, supporting students and each other, and many math topics. Facilitated by partnering NC educators across the state, we frame our discussions around a task aligned to the ... Read More »

Classroom Management – Tips and Tricks

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At some point in every teacher’s career, classroom management is a challenge.  Check out this new article on Teaching Channel that addresses five ways to improve classroom management. Read More »

Released EOG, EOC, and NCFE Questions Now Housed in Schoolnet

Released test items from EOG/EOC assessments have been available since last year. We are proud to add the released items for NCFEs this fall semester. For more information on how to search for these items, please see the instructional materials filter “Home Base Training” to search for “NCFE.” You can access Schoolnet through your IAM Account. Read More »

BT Spotlight: Olivia Kowalewski – Newton-Conover Middle School

Olivia Kowalewski

Olivia Kowalewski is an EC teacher at Newton-Conover Middle School. She recently graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Special Education. She was born in New York but has grown up in Hickory, NC. She is excited to return home and teach in the same school as her mother (Michelle Kowalewski- 6th ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Schools Announce Application for Vacancy on Board of Education

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The Newton-Conover City School District is seeking applications for the current vacant position on the Newton-Conover Board of Education.  An individual will be appointed to fill the vacant position until December 4, 2017. Interested persons must submit a letter expressing their interest in the board position addressing why they are interested in serving on the board and what their qualifications ... Read More »

September Tech Tuesday Provides EVAAS Support for Teachers

Looking for simple ways to improve your teaching and increase your students’ performance?  This session is for you! Early in the school year, teachers are building relationships with new students and learning about students’ learning needs.  Are we using all the tools at our disposal to help us understand student needs? One of the best tools teachers have to look ... Read More »