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4:10 PM

All Newton County Schools and district offices will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, January 18, due to expected icy road conditions. Students and staff should not report. Thank you.


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.

Watch our 2016 NCSS Highlights Video

Read our 2016-2017 Annual Report

Alumni Spotlight

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 Eastside High School, Class of 2012

2017-2018 School Calendar

Click here to view the revised 2017-2018 School Calendar.

More Recent News

NCSS Announces District Science Fair Winnersmore

Two Remaining Early Release Days Cancelled; Revert to Full Days of Instruction to Make-Up for Missed Days Due to Hurricane Irmamore

NCSS Announces Winners of Literacy Days Competitionsmore

NCSS Announces 2018 Graduation Datesmore

Eastside High School Named 2017-2018 National Beta School of Distinctionmore

NCSS Book Bus Ready to Hit the Roadmore

NCSS Students Design Superintendent’s 2017 Winter Cardsmore

Four NCSS Students to March in the Macy’s 2017 Thanksgiving Day Parademore

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:  Dr. Nikkita Warfield, 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

Picture of the Week

BOE Elects Board Chair and Vice Chair


The Newton County Board of Education elected Mr. Almond Turner to serve as chair and Mrs. Abigail Coggin to serve as vice chair through January 2019. Superintendent Samantha Fuhrey presented Mr. Turner with the chairman's gavel after the January 16, 2018 school board meeting.

2018 Graduation Dates Announced

All commencement ceremonies will be held at Springfield Baptist Church in Conyers, Georgia.

Scholars of the Week

Each week the Newton County School System features two high school seniors who have received recognition for being a Scholar of the Week! In order to be eligible, students must be a high school senior, be in good standing with their school, have a cumulative GPA of 90 or higher, and be nominated by their school counselor with the approval of the school principal.

Gabrielle Martin
Eastside High
  Haniyah Harris
Newton High

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

New Teacher Orientation (Day 1)
Start Date/Time:
Monday, July 17, 2017
End Date/Time:
Monday, July 17, 2017
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2017 Teacher of the Year Reception

2017 NCSS Spelling Bee

NCSS 2016 Kindergarten-2nd Grade Literacy Days Competition

NCSS 2016 3rd-5th Grade Literacy Days Competition

NCSS 2016 Middle School Literacy Days Competition

2017 NCSS Retirement Dinner

2017 NCSS Partner in Education Reception

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