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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 »

New to NCCS: Olivia Causby Joins the South Newton Team

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Olivia Causby is a 1st grade teacher at South Newton Elementary School. She has previously taught 1st grade at Winterfield Elementary School in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Olivia graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Carolina University. Her professional passions include helping children realize their potential and instilling positive outlooks and growth mindsets at a young ... Read More »

Why use Canvas Learning Management System?

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Please see information below on why Newton-Conover and North Carolina use Canvas LMS! Video Link: Why Canvas?  Choosing a Statewide LMS to Make Teaching and Learning Easier   Why Canvas? In April 2015, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) began providing negotiated Canvas pricing to all local education agency (LEA) and charter schools statewide. Schools and districts purchase Canvas ... Read More »

Try the Google Calendar App

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Are you having sync issues with your iOS device and Google Calendar through iCal? If so, try the Google Calendar app which is available in the App Store. You will you not experience any sync issues, and you will love the added features such as graphics representing your calendar events. Try Google Calendar on your iOS device at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/google-calendar-make-the-most-of-every-day/id909319292?mt=8 or on your ... Read More »

Introducing the Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers and Administrators

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The Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers and Administrators are a new initiative in North Carolina this year.  The NC Department of Public Instruction has developed a set of standards for both teachers and leaders which will measure their mastery of digital-age learning mindsets and skills.  These standards can be reviewed for teachers and administrators on this website. Over the course ... Read More »

Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence!

Ms. Eileen Cangemi was recently announced as being the Newton-Conover  Exceptional Children’s Teacher of Excellence.  She serves as an exceptional children’s teacher in an elementary classroom at Conover School.  Ms. Cangemi works tirelessly to ensure her students receive an appropriate education in a nurturing environment on a daily basis.  She works closely with her peers and is a part of many ... Read More »

National Board – Important Dates and Deadlines

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It was incredible to see so many of you at our National Board Support Session with Dr. Bridges on August 28.  If you are currently or are planning to be a National Board Candidate this year, please check out these important dates|deadlines.  You can also check out our National Board Edlio Page. If you are interested in pursuing National Board ... Read More »

Safe Schools Online Training

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Each staff member should have received an E-mail providing you access to our Safe Schools video library.  Please complete all Safe Schools Online Trainings that appear on your home screen no later than Friday, September 29.  To log in, simply click on this link  and follow the log in directions that came in Email to you from SafeSchools Online Training. ... Read More »