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School systems are taking initiative to stop drop-outs

December 7, 2013

In the 2011-12 academic year, 13,768 N.C. students dropped out of school.

More than 8,000 of those were under the age of 17.

Two local schools have taken initiative in hopes of reducing those numbers. Newton-Conover City Schools and Hickory Public Schools have adopted legislation that will raise the drop-out age from 16 to 18, starting in the fall of 2014.

Bliss is nominated for ‘LifeChanger of the Year’

December 7, 2013

NEWTON — Rob Bliss, an assistant principal and head boys varsity basketball coach at Fred T. Foard High School, has been nominated as a National LifeChanger of the Year for the 2013-14 school year.

Clark Tire honors N-CHS science teacher

December 7, 2013

David Schouweiler, a science teacher at Newton-Conover High School, was recently awarded the “Rubber Meets the Road” Award in recognition for his hard work in the classroom.

The award is given to one local teacher in the Newton-Conover City School district, who is in need of a car makeover.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Friday's prep scoreboard

December 7, 2013

Below is a look at Friday night's girls prep basketball scores involving Catawba County teams:

Boys basketball
Bunker Hill 68, St. Stephens 63
Fred T. Foard 101, West Lincoln 60
Lake Norman 89, Bandys 48
Maiden 54, South Iredell 51
Newton-Conover 70, West Iredell 58

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Friday's prep scoreboard

December 7, 2013

Below is a look at Friday night's girls prep basketball scores involving Catawba County teams:

Girls basketball
Bandys 81, Lake Norman 34
Fred T. Foard 43, West Lincoln 36
Hickory 96, Statesville 37
St. Stephens 47, Bunker Hill 45
South Iredell 50, Maiden 40

For the second time in less than a week, the St. Stephens junior varsity football team tasted...
Below is a look at Thursday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Volleyball Bunker...
Will Saenger scored three goals — all in the second half — leading Fred T. Foard to a 5-0 victory...

 

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