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DHS Smartphone Survey Reveals Primary Use

As a teacher, I love the fact that my students are all carrying the 21st Century Swiss Army Knife…the smartphone. The internet ought to be a teacher’s best friend.  When I was in school there wasn’t a single computer in the classroom, let alone one in every pocket.  Today students have access to the web, all their documents, spreadsheets & ... Read More »

Fit and Healthy in Elementary School

This spring, South Newton Elementary celebrated healthy, active lifestyles for girls by creating the Fit, Active, Strong Tigers Club.  Open to 4th and 5th grade girls, the club met once per week to enjoy a healthy snack, participate in a lesson regarding healthy living, and then engage in a fitness activity.  Each week, lessons focused on various aspects of overall wellness, such ... Read More »

Famous Americans Visit North Newton

  Famous people were spotted at North Newton on May 7th and 8th, as students in Miss Cook, Mrs. Recker, and Mrs. Cobb’s third grade classes proudly showed off their Wax Museum. Each student researched a famous person, created some amazing tri-fold boards that included student drawn portraits, timelines of important events, and handwritten biographies. They also created some rather ... Read More »

NCCS Student Advisory Presents School Pride Videos

On Thursday, May 8, NCCS Student Advisory members from each school presented their culminating projects, school pride videos, to an audience of school board members, parents, teachers, and students. Several students shared how they had grown and what they had learned through their participation in Student Advisory this year.  Check out the amazing videos our students developed by visiting  the ... Read More »

NCCS Student Advisory to Present School Pride Videos Thursday

During the 2013-14 school year, student leaders were selected to represent their schools by participating on the Student Advisory.  Students had the opportunity to work with district leaders to learn more about becoming a student leader, standing up to peer pressure, and working as a team.  Each school team developed a school pride video to share on the NCCS website. ... Read More »

Shuford Elementary 2nd Graders Host a Wax Museum

     To truly know a person, sometimes you must become them! That is exactly what the second grade students at Shuford Elementary School did this week. The students at Shuford Elementary School captured the magic and mystery of historical characters today at their Wax Museum! Students researched facts, prepared speeches, and wore costumes to become famous Americans for other students ... Read More »

NCCS Student Advisory Places Emphasis on the 4Cs

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The NCCS Student Advisory for the 2013-14 school year met at Newton-Conover High School recently.  This year, for the first time, the advisory includes not only high school students from Discovery and NCHS but also middle school and elementary school students from around our district.  Dr. David Stegall’s vision for Student Advisory is to blend leadership discussion and team building ... Read More »