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Applications for the 2019-2020 School Year Now Being Accepted

Any student wanting to apply for admission to Discovery High School should open the "Application Process" link under the home tab on the Discovery High School website. Applications are due Friday February 1, 2019 and students will be notified by March 1st as to whether or not they've been accepted. Attached is a Frequently Asked Questions document about Discovery. Our Open House for prospective students and their parents is Thursday January 24th at 6:00. Please contact the school if you have any questions.

Anonymous Tipline

Newton-Conover City Schools now has an "Anonymous Tipline" available for students and parents. It can be accessed through our District App and on our web page at

Discovery Senior Ross Dant Off to Compete in Fiji

Ross Dant with his ticket to Fiji

Senior Ross Dant will be travelling to Savu, Fiji, to complete in the Jr. Pan Pacific Championships from August 23-26, 2018. Ross earned his spot on the National Junior Pan Pac team while at the Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, California (July 25-29th). Ross has been a member of the National Junior Team during the 2017-2018 season, also having the chance to represent team USA in Vancouver, British Columbia earlier this year. Ross swims year round for Hickory Foundation YMCA, as well as for Newon- Conover High school. At the 2018 state 1A/2A meet, Ross earned the school their first state championship title by breaking two state records (500 freestyle and 100 back), earning him the Most Outstanding Male swimmer award.
After Discovery, Ross will he heading to North Carolina State University to continue his education as well as his swimming career.

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