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 Discovery High School is no longer accepting applications for the 2014-15 school year.
 US News and World Report ranks Newton-Conover High School the 13th best high school in North Carolina.  ******  Washington Post recognizes Discovery High School as one of top 30 most challenging high schools in North Carolina.
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NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE AUGUST 20 AT 6:30 PM

Location Thornton Campus Unless Otherwise Announced

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DISCOVERY HIGH IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR.

Discovery accepts students through its application process only. No student transfers are accepted.



Discovery High School Summer Office Hours

Monday--Thursday 7 AM to 5:30 PM
Office Closed on Fridays

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Class Supply Lists

Parents, as teachers send me their supply lists for classes, I will be posting those here.


Walker's Math I Classes

  • 2 inch 3-ring binder
  • 10 dividers for notebook
  • looseleaf notebook paper
  • graph paper
  • several pencils and erasers
  • box of colored pencils
  • highlighters
  • ruler
  • having a personal TI 83 or TI 84 calculator will be helpful for each student.

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Senior Pictures Friday August 15th

8:00 AM Atkins-Colton
8:30 AM
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9:00 AM Hughes-Ramseur
9:30 AM Rich-Williams

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Discovery High School Announces Summer Reading

School-Wide Reading Assignment (All students Are Asked to Read)

Discovery High School's summer reading title is TheáUglies by Scott Westerfield. Students are asked to read the book and complete the following driving question:


What is the message that your summer reading delivers?

Create a product that demonstrates your knowledge of the book and answers the driving question. You may create anything. You will present your products in Family. Presentations of products should be 3 minutes or less. Be original with your product and design.






Additional Summer Reading Requirements for Upper Classmen



Junior Summer Reading

In addition to TheáUglies, juniors will need to read Gulliver's Travels by Jonanthan Swift. There will be a test during the first week of school in Honors English III.

Senior Summer Reading

In addition to Uglies, seniors will need to read at least one book on the topic of their Senior Project. They also need to establish and confirm two human resources (mentors) for their senior project before the first day of school. Students will be assessed on the knowledge of their book with they return.


Currently there are no summer reading assignments for 9th and 10th grade English.
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Discovery High School T-Shirts On Sale Now!


Discovery High School has a limited number of official T-Shirts available for $12.00. Sizes available include: Small, Medium, Large, XL, and XXL. Please stop by the school office to pick up your T-Shirt today.


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Check Out Our Discovery High School News Blog

Click on the link below to access our student-produced news and views blog, DHS News.

Discovery High School News and Views Blog

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