Congratulations to school board members, Mr. Trey Bailey, Mrs. Shakila Henderson-Baker, and Mrs. Abigail Coggin, who were sworn in for new terms on Thursday, January 5, 2023. https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/b_o_e_members_swearing_in
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Parents of 8th grade students--the final semester of your 8th-grader's middle school career is quickly coming to a close. That means he or she should now be making plans for high school. One opportunity open to rising 9th-Grade students is the NCCA STEM Institute. If you would like more information on this exciting educational program, which is located at the Newton College & Career Academy campus, you are invited to participate in a Zoom Open House on Thursday, February 3, 2022. Check the information in the flyer below to attend the Open House and see how NCCA STEM can help harness your student's potential and propel him or her into the future!
The Newton County Board of Education elected new leaders for 2022. Mrs. Shakila Henderson-Baker will serve as Board Chair with Mrs. Abigail Coggin serving as Vice-Chair for the year. Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey officially presented the gavel to Mrs. Henderson-Baker after the meeting. Congratulations to both ladies!
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Special shout out to the Covington Chapter (Pi Nu Nu) of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. for their dedication to public education! This Clements Middle School partner in education donated special gifts to several students prior to the holiday break. Students were selected by using multiple criteria, such as good attendance, outstanding academics (passing all classes), academic growth, and citizenship (exhibiting the "Wolverine Way"). We thank the fraternity members for spreading some holiday cheer to students and supporting our school. We LOVE our Partners in Education!
NCSS Announces Competitors for 2023 District Spelling Bee! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/2023_district_spelling_bee_announcement
Try out a new career in the New Year! Join us for Walk-In Wednesdays and learn about exciting career opportunities available with Newton County Schools!
We're looking forward to welcoming students back this Friday, January 6, 2023 for the start of the second semester!
On behalf of the Newton County School System, we wish you a Happy New Year!
Attention High School Seniors: Now is the perfect time to work on those scholarship applications! We've posted local and national scholarship opportunities on our website. Check them out and apply today! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/cms/one.aspx?objectId=188351
Covington native celebrates first Grammy nomination
Congratulations to Alcovy High School grad, Drew Parker! We are so proud of you!
Covington native celebrates first Grammy nomination For the rest of his life, Covington native Drew Parker will be known as 'Grammy nominee Drew Parker.' And it’s an introduction that still hasn’t quite sunk in for the singer-songwriter.
NCSS Announces Elementary School District Science Fair Winners! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/2022_n_c_s_s_elementary_science_fair
Newton County School Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey stopped by three schools this week to deliver book bags stuffed with books and school supplies to the three students who won our drawing at the Change the World Day event. Congratulations to Flint Hill 1st grader Isaiah Catala, Heard-Mixon 3rd grader Charleigh McDowell, and Indian Creek 7th grader Kaden Curtis! Enjoy your book bags and read those books!!!
Check out our 2022 elementary and secondary District Science Fair participants and their AMAZING projects!
NCSS Announces Winners of 2022 Literacy Days Competition! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/2022_literacy_days_winners
Don't Forget! Wednesday, December 21, 2022, is an Early Release Day for Students for a Scheduled Teacher Workday! It's also the last day of the 1st semester. Have a wonderful holiday break! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/early_release_day_and_holiday_break
Enjoy our pictures of the middle school Literacy Days competition, including poetry recitation and drama participants!
Check out our pictures from the NCSS 2022 Grades 3-5 Literacy Days Drama Team Competition!
Enjoy these pictures of our 3rd-5th grade NCSS Literacy Days Poetry Recitation Competition contestants! They did a fabulous job!
Check out our young thespians who competed in the NCSS 2022 Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Literacy Days Drama Contest!
Enjoy our pictures of the NCSS 2022 Literacy Days, Grades kindergarten through 2nd grade, Read-Aloud Contest!
NCCA Students Prevail in 2022 Congressional App Challenge! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/2022_congressional_app_challenge_winners
Enjoy our pictures of the elementary school students in grades kindergarten through 2nd grade who competed recently in the NCSS K-2 Poetry Recitation Contest. Stay tuned for elementary Read Aloud and Drama pictures and secondary poetry recitation and drama photos! Well done, students!
DON'T FORGET TO VISIT THE BOOK BUS!
Get your student some free books to read during the holiday break!
Do you have a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration? If so, click the link below to see the job posting for the Budget and Financial Reporting Coordinator position currently available.
Don't forget to join us tonight at Newton High School for our special, Community Town Hall Symposium!
At the Tuesday, December 13, 2022 monthly meeting, the Newton County Board of Education recognized students who were named 2022 AP Scholars. To qualify for the AP Scholar Award, students must complete three or more AP Exams with scores of three or higher. Congratulations students!
Snapping Shoals EMC Awards $15,000 in Grants to NCSS Teachers! Congratulations to each of our grant winners! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/s_s_e_m_c_grants_2022
The Newton County Board of Education will hold their December monthly meeting this evening at 7:00 PM. Meetings are open to the public and may also be viewed live on our YouTube channel.
NCSS Staff Speaks: Featuring Newton High School science teacher, Dr. Saibaba Arcot
Newton High School science teacher, Dr. Saibaba Arcot discusses the inclusive culture in Newton County Schools and his journey after becoming the district's first-hired foreign teacher. He led the way and even after all these years, he can't imagine teaching anywhere else!
GET YOUR FREE BOOKS FROM THE NCSS BOOK BUS!!!
Come out and get your free reading books...the NCSS Book Bus is Ready to Roll this Saturday, December 17, 2022! Check out our website for the schedule and details and stock up on books to read during the upcoming holiday break! https://www.newtoncountyschools.org/departments/public_relations/news/book_bus_december_2022
The Newton County School System Central Office is bidding farewell to one of the best, Ms. Geneva Guthrie, executive assistant to the superintendent of schools. Ms. Guthrie is retiring after 24 years of service to Newton County School System. We will miss her but wish her much happiness in her retirement. Congratulations, Geneva!
Don't Miss This Very Informative Town Hall Meeting! Great speakers, food, music, prizes and more are in store so please make plans to attend!
Congratulations to Newton High School and NCCA STEM Institute senior, Dhakiya Knights--one of this week's NCSS Scholars of the Week!
Congratulations to Eastside High School senior, Mackenzie Losch--one of this week's NCSS Scholars of the Week!
Want to make those vacation plans? We've got what you're looking for. The Newton County School System 2023-2024 official school calendar is now available. Just visit our website to review and download for later!
Congratulations to Alcovy High School senior, Cara Dougan--one of this week's NCSS Scholars of the Week!
The Newton County Board of Education recognized several outstanding high school students on December 6, 2022 for their recent accomplishments. They included a student who was selected to serve on the Georgia School Superintendent's Student Advisory Council and also students who earned AP Scholar with Honor and AP Scholar with Distinction status! Well done, students!
Career Academy Students Win 1st Place in GSBA Student Video Contest
Congratulations to Newton College & Career Academy students Abigail Bailey, Kaia Smith, and Kaylee Stachowicz, whose video production, "Best Wishes", won first place in the GSBA Student Video Contest for 2022! As a result they took home the $1,000 prize at the recent Georgia School Board Association Conference. Way to go, students!
The Newton County BOE staff would like to give a special shout out to some very special tree trimmers from the Newton County Theme School. We thank Isabella Sentinella, Aelwyn Harper, Adriel Colquitt, Rylin Felix, Victoria Smith, and Skylin Ballew, for dropping by to decorate the Board of Education's tree today. They used beautiful ornaments created by elementary school students from across the Newton County School System. Chief Academic Officer, Mr. Benjamin Roundtree, met with the tree trimmers to thank them for bring some holiday spirit to the BOE. If you're in the neighborhood, drop by the BOE and check out our amazing tree!
Congratulations to the winners of Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey's 2022 Holiday Card Art Contest. These beautiful submissions will be used on the superintendent's official school system holiday cards this year! We definitely have some very talented artists in NCSS!
We LOVE our Partners in Education and today we get to announce 4 NEW Partnerships. Thank you to the Covington Lions Club, the Kiwanis Club of Covington, Synovus Bank, and Church 213 for partnering with Indian Creek Middle School! We appreciate you!
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