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Kindergarten Round Up for 2016-2017 School Year


May 3, 2016 & May 5, 2016
Click here for times and procedures.

2016-2017 School Calendar

Click here to view 2016-2017 School Calendar.

Alumni Spotlight

John Addison
Former Co-CEO of Primerica
 Newton County Comprehensive High School, Class of 1975 

NCSS Students Can Download MS Office Suite for Free

Click here to read how your student can download Microsoft Office Suite products for free!

More Recent News

Newton Federal Bank Named 2016 NCSS Partner of the Yearmore

NCSS Releases 2014-2015 College and Career Ready Performance Index Scoresmore

NCSS School Bus Involved in Collision With Bicyclistmore

Newton High School Student Wins Grand Prize in 2016 Congressional Arts Competitionmore

It's Special Olympics Week in NCSSmore

Take the NCSS Parent Surveymore

Covington Walmart Donates $1,000 for NCSS Book Busmore

Newton County Theme School Students Have a Great First Showing at 2016 VEX Robotics World Championshipsmore

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.

NCSS Non-Discrimination Policy

Click here to read our non-discrimination policy.

Picture of the Week


Congratulations to Newton Federal Bank, the Newton County School System's 2016 Partner of the Year! Newton Federal Bank was nominated for the award by not one but four schools in our district--Middle Ridge Elementary School; Porterdale Elementary School; Liberty Middle School; and Eastside High School. 

Click here for press release. 


Monday, May 3
  Parade   10:30 AM
  BOE to Square
Monday, May 3
  Opening Ceremony
  11:30 AM
  Sharp Stadium
Wednesday, May 4
  Elementary Events
  10:30 AM
  Sharp Stadium
Thursday, May 5
Middle/High Events   10:30 AM   Sharp Stadium
Friday, May 6
  Closing Ceremony
  10:30 AM
  Sharp Stadiuim

Please Take the NCSS Parent Survey

NCSS Parents,

Newton County School System would like for you to participate in an online parent survey.  The purpose of this survey is to gain information needed to ensure we are meeting the needs of our parents and students. Please take a moment to complete the survey anytime between May 2 through May 13.  

In order to ensure we are meeting the needs of every parent and every student, we are asking parents to complete one survey per student within the District. The deadline for completing the Parent Survey is May 13, 2016. As always, we thank you for your continued support of Newton County Schools.

Please click here to complete the survey.

Newton County Theme School Announces Application Procedures for 2016-2017 School Year

Applications for students entering 1st-8th grade will be available beginning May 16, 2016. Completed applications for grades 1-8 will be accepted May 31 and June 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lotteries will be held for all grade levels with space available. 

Click here for more information and to download a complete set of NCTS Application Procedures, including a list of all required documents.  

NCSS Scholars of the Week

Keyona Swanson
Alcovy High School
  Maiya Mitchell
Newton High School

To recognize and promote students with exemplary academic performance and outstanding contributions to their school and community, NCSS announces two Scholars of the Week each week once the first marking term has concluded. Scholars of the Week are nominated by a high school counselor with the approval of the school principal. An NCSS Scholar of the Week must be a high school senior in good standing with their school and should have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 90 or above.  

Click here to visit our Scholar of the Week page for a complete listing of our 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.
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Contest Opportunities for Students!


Click here for Contest Opportunities!

2016 Teacher of the Year Reception

2016 NCSS Spelling Bee

NCSS 2015 Elementary School Literacy Days Competition

NCSS 2015 Middle School Literacy Days Competition

2015 NCSS Retirement Dinner

2015 Partner in Education Reception

Mentor A Student Today!

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