Phone: (770) 787-1330 Fax: (770) 784-2950 Email: info@newton.k12.ga.us

OUR VISION:

The Newton County School System envisions students, who through a rigorous and relevant education, will be able to think critically in order to produce, perform, create, and communicate their knowledge competitively to a hyper-connected, global audience.

Alumni Spotlight


AKEEM HUNT
Running Back, Houston Texans
 Newton High School, Class of 2011
(Photo Courtesy Houston Texans)

2016-2017 School Calendar


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BOE Approves 2017-2018 School Calendar

 

The Newton County Board of Education has approved the 2017-2018 school calendar.

Click here for more information.

Contest Opportunities for NCSS Students

Click here for the current list of contest opportunities for NCSS students. 

NCSS Students Can Download MS Office Suite for Free



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More Recent News


NCSS Offers Come Together! Workshop for Families of Special Needs Studentsmore

Eastside High School Receives 2016 Platinum Level Greatest Gains School Designationmore

NCSS Announces Notice of Intent to Apply for 21st Century Community Learning Center Grantsmore

Three Newton Board of Education Members Sworn in for New Termsmore

Newton High School Drama Thespian Troupe Presents...CHICAGOmore

Eastside High School Band Student to Participate in 2017 Tournament of Roses Parademore

NCSS Announces 2016 District Science Fair Winnersmore

NCSS Announces Winners of 2016 Literacy Days Competitionsmore

Come Together! Workshop for Families of Special Needs Students

Newton County School System (NCSS) is pleased to offer a "Come Together! Workshop for Families of Special Needs Students," featuring guest speaker, Allison T. Stevenson, Fayette County Parent Mentor. Ms. Stevenson will discuss the many financial resources available to individuals with special needs and their families and how to apply for them.
 
For more information, contact Ms. Diane Johnson, NCSS Special Education Parent Mentor, by email at johnson.adradiane@newton.k12.ga.us or by phone at 770-788-5384 ext. 3925.


NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR 21st CENTURY COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER GRANTS

The Newton County School System is in the process of submitting applications for two 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grants for after school programs at a total of six schools.  The application for the Newton County 21st CCLC After School Academic Program (ASAP V) proposes to serve 50 students in Grades 9-12 at Alcovy High School and 50 students in Grades 6-8 at Clements Middle School and at Liberty Middle School. The second application for the Newton County 21st CCLC After School Academic Program (ASAP VI) proposes to serve 50 students in Grades 6-8 at Veterans Memorial Middle School and at Cousins Middle School, as well as 50 students at Heard-Mixon Elementary School. For more information contact Deena Sams, Director of Afterschool and Community Affairs, at the Newton County Board of Education office (770-787-1330, ext. 1271).

NCSS Parents Encouraged to Take the Georgia Parent Survey

NCSS parents are encouraged to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey, which is used to calculate School Climate Star Ratings. The survey can be completed by personal computer, smartphone, or tablet, or on a computer at your student's school. Survey responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education for analysis. The deadline to take the survey is Friday, March 3, 2017.

Take the Georgia Parent Survey:

http://apps.gadoe.org/schoolclimate/parents.nsf/Survey.xsp


Meet Our Scholars of the Week

To recognize and promote NCSS students with exemplary academic performance and outstanding contributions to their school and community we highlight two high school seniors each week beginning the second 9-week quarter as scholars of the week. To be eligible for this recognition, the high school senior must be in good standing with his or her school, have a GPA of 90 or higher, and be nominated with the approval of the principal.

 

 
     
 Joshua Yang
Alcovy High School
Bio
  Madison McCrorey
Eastside High School &
NCCA STEM Institute
Bio

Visit our Scholar of the Week page to see our complete list of 2016-2017 NCSS Scholars of the Week.

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.
Superintendent
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NCSS 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 II:  Shannon Buff, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1224
  • Title VI: Brooke Ramsey, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770)787-1330 ext. 1278
  • Title IX: 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: Brooke Ramsey, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1278
  • Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Act of 2006:  Dr.Tim Schmitt, 2109 Newton Dr. NE, Covington, (770) 787-1330 ext. 1273

Get the My Stop App

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Transcript Requests

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2017 Teacher of the Year Reception

NCSS 2016 Kindergarten-2nd Grade Literacy Days Competition

NCSS 2016 3rd-5th Grade Literacy Days Competition

NCSS 2016 Middle School Literacy Days Competition

2016 NCSS Spelling Bee

2016 NCSS Retirement Dinner

2016 NCSS Partner in Education Reception

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