Congratulations to the N-CCS Employee of the Month for May 2015, Mrs. Paige Smith. Mrs. Smith has been a receptionist at North Newton Elementary and Newton-Conover High School while serving in the Newton-Conover City School district. She is currently on the front lines of Red Devil territory as the receptionist at N-CHS. Paige is known for her sweet, bubbly personality, her willingness to help any and every one, and her love for students. She takes great pride in serving others and being a part of N-CCS events! She has also been a huge support to those who have mourned together over the loss of Mr. Campbell--students, staff, and parents, alike. One of her peers stated, "Paige is always friendly and cheerful when she answers the phone. That is very important in her role as a receptionist." Paige's kind disposition, thoughtful ways, and humble attitude make her such a great asset to the N-CCS family.
If you would like to nominate another worthy N-CCS staff member for Employee of the Month for June, click here. Mrs. Smith is another reason why we are proud to say, "We are Newton-Conover!"
Congratulations to the N-CCS Employee of the Month for April, Mr. Skip Hayner. Mr. Skip has been a custodian in the Newton-Conover City School district for several years and has served in school buildings and at the Central Office. Skip is known for his attention to detail, his stellar work ethic, and his love for children. He enjoys dressing up for various holidays, playing fun tricks on employees, and making students laugh! He takes great pride in his work and shows great effort and skill in all that he does! One of his peers stated, "Skip has a great attitude, and you can tell that he loves his job! He is always ready to lend a helping hand."
If you would like to nominate another worthy N-CCS staff member for Employee of the Month for May, click here. Mr. Hayner is another reason why we are proud to say, "We are Newton-Conover!"
Preschool at Thornton Education Center works with childcare subsidy, as well as NC Pre-K funding and private tuition. For information on ways to enroll your child at Thornton Education Center, please call (828) 464-9355.
Parents with students who will be four years old in August of 2015 are encouraged to apply for a spot in one of the three N-CCS Pre-K classes. Applications for NC Pre-K are to be mailed directly to Catawba County Partnership for Children at PO Box 3123 Hickory, NC 28603 or delivered directly to the Partnership for Children Early Childhood Resource Center at 738 4th St SW Hickory, NC 28603. For a Spanish application, click here . For an English application, click here. All applications are due by no later than Friday, May 29, 2015.
that you can select the flags at the bottom on the webpage screen and information will be translated into native languages for our students and parents that speak a different language? The translated languages are: Japanese, Korean, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish and Russian.
Angie Sigmon, a K-3 teacher at Shuford Elementary School in Conover, was named North Carolina's latest Milken Educator Award winner and the recipient of a $25,000 prize on Friday, October 17th.
State Superintendent June Atkinson made the surprise announcement during a school-wide assembly. Sigmon is among up to 40 outstanding elementary educators who will receive the Milken Educator Award for the 2014–15 school year, which carries with it an unrestricted financial award of $25,000 and membership in a network of over 2,600 past recipients from across the nation.
State Superintendent June Atkinson said, "In her 13-year career, Angie has inspired her students and colleagues alike to unlock learning potential with technology, to try new things, to help one another and to always believe in themselves. She represents her profession well and we are so fortunate that she has chosen to share her passion and talents with North Carolina’s students and teachers."
For more information on this outstanding N-CCS educator, follow this link: http://nccscurriculum.org/2014/10/17/oscar-of-teaching-bestowed-upon-shuford-elementarys-angie-sigmon/
Do you want to know more about what makes N-CCS an incredible school district? Now there is a place to go to check out all that our district offers students, how we partner with community partners, and why N-CCS is the BEST choice for students and families. Check out the WIX website here to learn more about what makes Newton-Conover so special!