Newton County STEAM Academy

Official page for the Newton County STEAM Academy PTO.

NCTS PTO page will help you stay up to date with current happenings and events at Newton County Theme School

Operating as usual

Acting Camp 2024 06/04/2024

Great opportunity for our students interested in the arts!

Acting Camp 2024



Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/23/2024

Not only was today the last day of school, but it was the retirement celebration for Dr. Fish & Mrs. Hughes! They have been at our school since its inception in 2009. These amazing educators were part of the starting staff at NCSA!

We also bid farewell to Mrs. Carter, Mrs. Fowler, and Mrs. Hodge as they are all on to new adventures.

We’d like to send a huge thank you to NCSA PTO for hosting the retirement luncheon. Thank you to Atlanta Pizza & Gyro for the most delicious Italian feast, Sherwood's Flowers & Gifts for the gorgeous flowers for our retirees, Vineyard/Miller McDonald's- Covington & Conyers, GA for the sweet tea donation and Huey Magoo's Atlanta (Covington) for the sweet tea & lemonade donation.


Arrrrrgh you readyyyy?
There's treasure to be found at the NCSA Open House!
Friday, July 26
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bring your best Pirate Jokes &
Wear something fun for the theme!
Free pirate & ocean facepainting!
One family will win a TREASURE BOX of fun!
Tons of food trucks will be on campus
beginning at 4:00pm for your purchases!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/23/2024

Watch out! 🕷️🕸️ 5th graders made spider webs after learning about adaptations vs learned behaviors!


Today “Sunny LaMoney” was found by Kindergarten para, Ms. Nolan!! Enjoy your Chili’s gift card courtesy of NCSA PTO!!

Only one half day left of school, but who’s counting??

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/21/2024

We had 40 winners in today’s SOAR / PBIS Raffles! These prizes are amazing! Congratulations students!


For the 6th consecutive year, NCSA has received the recognition of a NO PLACE FOR HATE school and we are so proud of our students for this!


“Sunny LaMoney” was found during today’s scavenger hunt by Mrs. Schell, our attendance clerk!! She received a gift card to Chili’s courtesy of NCSA PTO! Congratulations, Mrs. Schell!

Wonder where LaMoney will be hiding tomorrow?!?!😜

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/21/2024

Our NCSA 5th Grade has had QUITE the last two days!!

On Monday, they celebrated their Awards Ceremony followed by the first ever 5th Grade Dance!!! For the Awards Ceremony and dance, thank you to Vizion Image Media for taking pictures and videos. Thank you to for the 360 photo booth at the dance!! Also we’d like to say thank you to DJ Ashley Meadows Walden for spinning the tunes at the dance!! Our students had a BLAST!!

For today's Outdoor Fun Day, thank you to Kona Ice of E Covington-Watkinsville and Fly High Bounce House Rentals for making their Outdoor Fun Day so fantastic!!!

Get ready 6th grade!! Here they come! They are ready for MIDDLE SCHOOL!!!!



Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/21/2024

Career Day 2024 at NCSA!
This day was AWESOME!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/21/2024

Hello Skittles! Welcome to NCSA! We think you are great! Visit us again soon!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/20/2024

PTO wants to be sure the staff enjoys the last week of school!! Guess who has returned for the last week of school to bring cheer to our NCSA staff?? This time it’s “Sunny LaMoney!” Today’s winner was Mrs. Vines!!! Congrats to Mrs. Vines! Enjoy your Chili’s gift card!!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/20/2024

LOOK AT THESE 8TH GRADERS!! Today our 8th graders were asked to wear a shirt that represents where they will be headed to high school!! It is so hard to believe that in a couple days, our NCSA 8th graders will officially be HIGH SCHOOLERS!! We wish them the best as they begin their next chapter!!


Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/20/2024

TODAY IS CAREER DAY AT NCSA!! Here are some pics from our presenters for grades K-5!! Our Covington/Newton County community is AMAZING! Thank you so much to all of the WONDERFUL presenters that took time out of their busy days to come and share what they do with our students at NCSA!!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/20/2024

Skittles visited NCSA! ❤️We loved having her and Farmer Katelin from Big Sandy Creek Dairy!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/18/2024

We are ending the year with 6 big CONGRATULATIONS to these Staff Members of the Month for April!
Mr. Miller
Ms. Kirkpatrick
Ms. Polly Ballew
Ms. Tammy Smith
Ms. Turberville
Ms. Sentinella
Many of our staff members and also NCSA parents submitted these names with really kind words of appreciation!

Our Staff of the Month is sponsored by Zaxby's, Covington Pro L**e, and Kwik Change L**e & Service, LLC! We thank them for their support and these great gifts!

APRIL – Della Kirkpatrick!
From your NCSA staff and families: Della is the most supportive and helpful instructional coach! She is always willing to help and give constructive feedback. She also tries to help you find a solution to any problem you may face. Wow! Della does it all! She's helping with testing, organizing ELA and Math textbook adoptions, holding constant EPIC meetings, visiting classrooms, and so much more. We're lucky to have such a dedicated Coach! Go Della!!

APRIL – Jessica Turberville!
From your NCSA staff and families: Thank you for the enthusiasm and energy you bring to our school! The Science Olympiad is just one shining example of your contribution to our school and students! Thank you for sharing your passion for math and science with the students you teach and your colleagues. You have brought fresh ideas to the middle school and taken the students on such an adventure with Science Olympiad. So glad you are an NCSA Eagle now.

APRIL – Polly Ballew!
From your NCSA staff and families: Ms. Polly, thank you for all that you do to help the students and staff. You always go above what is expected of you. Ms. Polly is always willing to help and has a positive attitude. If she does not have morning duty, she checks with the middle school teachers to make sure we do not need coverage. She is great to work with! Mrs. Polly is a hard worker. She always makes herself available to help the students and is a great asset to the team.

APRIL – Rick Miller!
From your NCSA staff and families: Mr. Miller is a fantastic guy. He is always ready and willing to help in anyway possible, and he does it with a smile. Thank you, Mr. Miller! Mr. Miller always has such a great attitude! I appreciate his willingness to help out wherever needed.

APRIL – Stephanie Sentinella!
From your NCSA staff and families: Stephanie is always so positive and willing to help! She always has a positive attitude and is willing to help out wherever needed! She is always so positive and willing to help wherever needed. She is considerate of others and nurturing to the children.

APRIL – Tammy Smith!
From your NCSA staff and families: From your NCSA staff and families: Mrs. Smith always goes above and beyond to help all students! She is a rockstar and I am so happy that I get to work with her! Tammy is an amazing educator who jumps in to supporting kids at every waking moment she has! She is positive, encouraging, supportive, and willing to do whatever is needed by ANY kiddo who needs support. I am SO THANKFUL I get to co-teach with her. Tammy is ALWAYS doing what is best for our kiddos! She puts in 100 every single day while making work FUN! ❤


NCSA 2024-2025 Open House is Friday, July 26th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm.

I want your input to decide the theme!

Please use this link to provide your input by 3pm on Wednesday, May 22!

The theme will be announced Thursday, May 23rd!

Thank you! Dr. Brunson

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/17/2024

NCSA PTO is PROUD to introduce our first ever NCSA PTO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!! This year, NCSA PTO created a scholarship for graduating seniors who are also NCSA alumni. Students had to complete a scholarship application, write an essay, of course send in copies of their transcripts and resumes, as well as a copy of their college acceptance letter. We had so many incredible applicants! It was so reassuring to see how well Newton County Schools has prepared our students!

Please join us in congratulating:

From Newton High School, 2024 graduate, Nolan Stanfield, who is headed to the United States Naval Academy.

From Eastside High School, Newton County, 2024 graduate, Emma Grace Lumpkin, who is headed to Georgia Tech.


8th grade families - Don't forget about telling us where your students are headed to high school on Monday!!!

ATTENTION CURRENT 8th GRADERS!! This is a reminder about May 20!! Show your high school spirit!! 🦅🐏🐯


Do you love reading?? Check out these awesome Summer Book Clubs!!!


Sorry for the extremely late notice. It has been a BUSY week!


Tonight's NCSA chorus concert was one to be celebrated!!! These kids performed their hearts out!! The talent that NCSA has is certainly undeniable! Thank you Mrs. Bennett and the NCSA chorus for some wonderful entertainment tonight!

So proud of all these chorus kids that worked hard and put on a great concert tonight!!!


Our NCSA Band had an amazing spring concert last night! Thank you to the incredible Mrs. Bennett for your leadership with these fabulous musicians!!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/15/2024

Tonight our dance team had their end of year banquet at NEW LIFE Praise Center. It was a fabulous celebration!! Thank you to Mr. Stacy Foster for your dedication & leadership to the NCSA dance team! And of course thank you to NEW Life Praise Center for hosting the banquet!

Photos from Newton County STEAM Academy's post 05/14/2024

Fourth grade had a blast planning, collaborating, building, and testing sailboats this week! Students are also excited to revise and make adjustments after field day! This has been a very fun engineering design challenge!

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