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My name is Amanda Griffin. I am excited to start the 2017-18 school year with you in 7th-grade science and social studies!


Thank you for visiting my class website. I hope you find the information within the contents of these pages to be beneficial. I ask that you join me in keeping strong communication with one another, as I have the pleasure of serving your child this year.  Contact information can be found on the right side of this page.


In my classroom, we will spend the majority of our time in groups. We will learn how to work and communicate our thoughts and ideas with others and learn important concepts through hands-on activities and discussions.


You can keep up with what's going on in class and homework assignments by using this link.


About Me: 

My name is Amanda Griffin and I am excited to be teaching 7th-grade science and social studies for the 2017-2018 school year at Newton-Conover STEM Middle School.  This is my 13th year teaching and all have been at NCMS. I have taught 6-8 science and social studies as well as 8th grade ELA in my 13 years. 


I graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne University with a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Grades Education.  I also have a Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education and a Masters of School Administration from Appalachian State University.


Mrs. Griffin's Daily Schedule:


   7:40-8:25 am                  W. I. N.     

   8:28-9:13 am                   EA 1

   9:16-10:30 am                 CORE 1

               Transition to CORE 2

   10:41-11:06 am               Lunch

   11:06-12:21 pm               CORE 2

   12:24-1:09 pm                 EA 2

   1:09-2:35 pm                   CORE 3

   2:35-2:38 pm                   Lockers 

   2:38pm                             walkers, car riders, band, athletes

   2:40 pm                            Bus dismissal


Please note our planning times are 8:30 - 9:00, 12:30 - 1:00, and after school at 2:50 - 3:30.  

If you would like to meet with the Cyclone team you will need to schedule an appointment for this time. 


Important Dates:

You can access the district 2017-2018 calendar here




$100 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit due


$85 payment due


$85 payment due


$85 Payment due





Cyclone Syllabus

Strike Consequences

School ID Consequences

Newton-Conover STEM Middle School's Facebook Page

Parent Portal information

Teacher of the month Nomination Form 


Contact me:


Phone: (828) 464-4221 ext 211

Remind:  Text @ggb432 to the number 81010 or use this link!