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2015-2016 School Calendar

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Read Our Annual Report


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Read our Quarterly Report

NEW: Our Report on the 2nd Quarter of the 2014-2015 School Year is now available! Click here to read!

More Recent News

NCCA Students Win Honorable Mention in White House Student Film Festivalmore

Newton High School Literary Team Performs Well at State Competitionmore

NCSS Students Win at 87th Georgia FFA State Conventionmore

NCCA Students Win at State Technology Student Association Conferencemore

Career Academy Students Win Third Place at 2015 FCCLA State Culinary Arts State Competitionmore

NCSS Seventh Grade Students Earn State Recognition from Duke University Talent Identification Programmore

Four NCSS Seniors Receive Full-Ride College Scholarshipsmore

NCSS Seniors Offered $9 Million in Scholarshipsmore

NCSS Teachers Complete Leadership Development Institutemore

Beaver Manufacturing Named 2015 NCSS Partner of the Yearmore

2015-2016 Student Insurance

Newton County School System does not carry insurance for student accidents. We recommend you purchase coverage for your child, especially if there is no other health or accident insurance coverage available for your child.

Click here to access our Student Insurance Page.

Get Involved in Your Child's Education

Visit our Parent Involvement page for information on opportunities for learning and engagement; free educational websites; and Title I parent involvement meetings.

Parent Involvement Info

Non-Discrimination Policy

Federal law prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color or national origin (Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964); sex (Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Act of 2006): or disability (Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) in educational programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance.

Students, parents, employees and the general public are hereby notified that the Newton County Board of Education does not discriminate in any educational programs or activities or in employment policies.

The following individuals have been designated as the employees responsible for coordinating the school system’s effort to implement this nondiscriminatory policy.

·         Title IIA-Shannon Buff, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1224

·         Title VI-A. Alan Satterfield, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770)787-1330 ext. 1259

·         Title IX—B. Darren Berry, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1203

·         Section 504-Darren Berry, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1203

·         ADA—C. Alan Satterfield, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1259

·         Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Act of 2006-Mr. Tim Schmitt, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1273

Picture of the Week

 (L-R): Zach Bagley, Alcovy; Paton Day, Newton;
Hunter Davidson, Eastside; & Katy Coggins, Eastside)

 NCSS FFA Students Win at State Convention!

Newton County School System (NCSS) students were very successful in the competitions held at the recent 87th Georgia FFA State Convention! Two students, Zach Bagley of Alcovy High School, and Paton Day, of Newton High School, brought home first place awards.  Hunter Davidson of Eastside High earned a second place award and Katy Coggins, also of Eastside, won a third place award!

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2015-2016 Georgia Special Needs Scholarship

Georgia Special Needs Permission – School Choice

Pursuant to Senate Bill 10 (Code 20-2-2113), parents of a student with a disability who meet the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Eligibility criteria may request to have their child attend another school within the system. The Newton County School System will make a decision regarding a parental request to transfer based on two criteria:

A. Class size and school capacity which is defined by

     • the class-size capacity by grade and subject, based on state law (160-5-1-08)

B. The school’s ability to provide the services identified in the student’s Individualized Education   

     Program (IEP).


• There will be two application deadlines for students eligible for a transfer to another school.

For the fall semester of the school year, parents have until July 1st, 2015, to request that

their child attend another school in the district.

For the spring semester of the school year, parents have until December 1st, 2015, to

request that their child attend another school in the district.

Click here for more information and application.


PUBLIC NOTICE: Title I FY15 Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan Meeting (CLIP) Input Invitation


Newton County School System cordially invites parents, community partners, and stakeholders to a meeting to provide input on the FY15 CLIP and district parental involvement policy. 

Comments can be mailed to 2109 Newton Drive, N.E., Covington, GA 30015 or emailed at The deadline for comments will be Monday, June 1, 2015 at 12:00 pm.

Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title I regulations for federal compliance, parents are encouraged to provide input on the revisions of the district’s Comprehensive LEA Improvement Plan (CLIP). Below you will find a copy of the CLIP for your review. Please provide any suggestions and/or comments to the contact persons listed below by June, 1, 2015.

  • Click here to read 2015 CLIP. 
  • Click here to download feedback form.

2014-2015 District Parent Involvement Policy
2014-2015 District Parent Involvement Policy (Spanish)

Scholars of the Week


Alison Moore
Alcovy High School

            Kaylah Kennedy
Eastside High
 BIO             BIO  
 Akyra Kelley
Newton High & NCCA
             Jonathan Swann
Alcovy High
 Bio              Bio  

Visit our Scholar of the Week Page to read about past recipients.

From the Superintendent

Welcome to Newton County School System. Our mission is to provide educational excellence for ALL students. Our students regularly compete at the local, state, and national levels and we pride ourselves as a

district that provides great academic and extracurricular programs for our students. Whether you are a parent, grandparent, resident, or business owner, I encourage you to get involved and support Newton County Schools--where Spirit, Pride, and Excellence make the difference!

As the school year progresses I will be sharing information and thoughts with you on my webpage so I hope you will check back often.

Visit my webpage.

Samantha M. Fuhrey, Ed.S.
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Upcoming Events

BOE Combined Meeting
June 23, 2015 7:00PM
BOE Combined Meeting
July 21, 2015 7:00PM
Open House--High Schools
July 28, 2015 5:00PM
Open House--Elementary Schools
July 29, 2015 5:00PM
Open House--Middle Schools
July 30, 2015 5:00PM
July 31, 2015

2015 Teacher of the Year Reception

2015 NCSS Spelling Bee

NCSS 2014 Elementary School Literacy Days Competition

NCSS 2014 Middle School Literacy Days Competition

2015 NCSS Retirement Dinner

2015 Partner in Education Reception

Mentor A Student Today!

Welcome to NCSS!