NCS Will be closed Friday Feb 10 for all school activities due to the snow. Our Open House will not be held and will be rescheduled.

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How to Be a Great Reading Coach for Your Child

Everyone knows that regular reading experiences at home are very important for a child’s reading development.  But how do parents become good coaches for their children?  Here is a list of DO’S and DON’T’S to get you started.

Children Need Stories

Each day at New Covenant School’s elementary program begins with us gathered as a community in worship. We say about ourselves “before we are a learning community, we are first a worshipping community.” One of the distinctives of our daily worship is storytelling.

Children: What Characters!

Our English word character derives from a Greek word meaning to engrave or inscribe upon. Unlike “personality,” which can be used to describe something fairly superficial, character describes who we are—or who we are not—at a deep level.

Who You Are, What You Know: Either/Or or Both/And?

Does “education” have a goal, a purpose? Is it mainly focused on getting a job? Or is the end goal to become a particular kind of person? Is it more about identifying a student’s unique interests and passions; or is helping children fit into and function productively within an increasingly complex world the higher priority? Should a school focus more on equipping students with knowledge, skills and competencies, or on developing students as women and men of “character”?

5 Reasons Why Drama Is Essential In The Elementary School

Essential? Come on! Really? Isn’t drama an extra, a nice add-on when you have the time? No! Drama is one of the most powerful tools available to an educator. Here are 5 reasons why...

Monday through Thursday, Sept. 23-26 – Scholastic Book Fair

Starting before and after the parent meeting, before and after school Tuesday through Thursday, part of the fellowship hall will be transformed into a bookstore during the Scholastic Book Fair.  You will be able to buy quality books for your children or as presents, and our school will receive free [...]

Tuesday, Sept. 17th – Special Chapel

John and Dody Martin, World Vision Artists, will lead a musical worship service and tell about World Vision's ministry to  children.  On Monday your family will receive a form for you to fill out should you decide to adopt a child through World Vision. Chapel will be at the regular [...]

Monday, Sept. 16th – Prayer for the School

All are invited to the first prayer meeting of the year. We will meet in the fellowship hall after chapel from 8:15 until 9:00 A.M. Feel free to come for all or part of the time, and little ones are very welcome. We will pray a blessing over the academic [...]