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More than 5,400 Teachers Achieve National Board Certification…

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More than 5,400 Teachers Achieve National Board Certification in North Carolina, Increasing Total to More than 118,000 Board-Certified Teachers Nationwide. With 25 NBCTs in Newton-Conover City Schools. The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards celebrates 5,470 new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCTs) and another 3,957 Board-certified teachers who successfully renewed their certification. These teachers join a growing community of Board-certified ... Read More »

S3 Visits Underway in Newton-Conover

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District and school-level leadership have been working together since last spring to design the 2016-17 Systematic School Support (S3) Visits this year.  We have been looking for ways to support schools throughout the year as well as touch base with as many stakeholders as possible. S3 Visits are designed to give district and school leaders from around the district an ... 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 »

NCCS Welcomes New Hires and Beginning Teachers August 11

Dr. White, mentors and BTs

Newton-Conover City Schools is gearing up for another fantastic school year.  Trainings for all new hires and beginning teachers begin August 11. All certified staff who are new hires to Newton-Conover, and all teachers in their first year of teaching should report to the Central Office Board Room on Tuesday, August 11 at 8:00 am.  This mandatory support session will ... Read More »

April 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting

Abby Cox and Parents

The April 2015 N-CCS Board of Education Meeting began with acknowledgements of the amazing accomplishments, partnerships, and award-winning events taking place in Newton-Conover City Schools.  The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance, led by Conover School students, Jimmy Ferguson and Julia Xiong. These passionate students were accompanied by Conover high school teacher, Michael Townsley. Shuford Elementary ... Read More »

Looking for a DPI Resource? Check out Wikicentral

Wikicentral is NCDPI’s answer to whatever it is you are looking for. DPI’s Educator Effectiveness team developed Wikicentral to serve as the launch page for all major DPI initiatives. No matter what you are looking for, you can find it on Wikicentral. By clicking on the icons on the symbaloo, you can dig deeply into a variety of resources to ... Read More »

Project Unite Aims to Bring the Community Together!

This coming Saturday, November 8th, from 3-9pm, Newton-Conover Middle School will be hosting Project Unite, and we want to invite YOU to join us! Project Unite is a partnership with the City of Conover, local churches, and local businesses, in an effort to strengthen our community & build relationships. We will have free food (hot dogs & walking tacos), inflatables ... Read More »

Culture Always Wins

It’s football season, and the Major League Baseball World Series is right around the corner. You may have noticed that most of the same teams that seem to be at the top of the standings year after year are again leading the way again this year. Have you ever wondered why it is that some teams and organizations seem to ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Middle School Forms FAMILY group for Dads

NCMS is proud to announce the formation of a “FAMILY” group for interested dads!  FAMILY represents “Fathers Actively Making Improvements and Leading Youth,” and this group serves the middle school as a second line of support to students and faculty.  Led by Mr. Harvey Sterling, the NCMS FAMILY group has grown to 12 fathers who assist with car riders in the morning, ... Read More »

The Changing Role of Media Specialists: Common Core & Technology Trailblazers

Josh Work defines media specialists as the Swiss army knife of any school, and now more than ever, the media specialist’s role has evolved. Our media specialist should be among our most valuable resources for technology integration. Media specialists could essentially become the resident “go to” person for teachers with questions on blending technology and Common Core infused lessons.  Read ... Read More »