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 Welcome to the Newcomer Center Web Page

International Newcomer Center
2110 Main Avenue SE Hickory, NC 28602
Phone - 828-855-9387     Fax - 828-855-9388
 Hours - 7:30 a.m.- 5:00 pm

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Welcome to the website for the Catawba County Schools English as a Second Language program. Our program serves over 1377 Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students, from 38 different countries, speaking 36 native languages (at last count). Our goal is to enable these students to successfully become members of our school community, reaching their goals and fully participating in the variety of experiences that we have to offer.

This site is a resource for parents, students, and school personnel alike. We offer educational resources for teachers and families, community resources and services, and translations of school documents into several languages. 

Important Parent Information for Summer 2013 Enrollment

The International Newcomer Center will be closed for enrollment May 30, 2013 thru August 7, 2013.  Please complete the “Newcomer Center Summer 2013 Enrollment Form” to leave your child/children’s name(s), grade(s), and previous school(s) attended. Also on this form, please leave a phone number where you can be reached. Leave the form with the enrollment designee at the school you are enrolling.  When we reopen August 7, 2013 we will call you on the phone number you left to schedule an appointment to bring your child/children to the Newcomer Center to fill out paperwork and be tested for language proficiency. 

Please click on the link below for the documents you need to bring with you to the Newcomer Center when you come to enroll.

Please click on the link below to download the “Newcomer Center Summer 2013 Enrollment Form.”

Newcomer Center Summer 2013 Enrollment Form


Hmong Audio Format

Qhia Niam thiab Txiv Cuv Menyuam Kawm Ntawv Caij So Lawm 

Lub chaw lis dejnum cuv npe kawmntawv International Newcomer Center yuav tsis qhib cuv npe kawm lub 5 hli tim 30, 2013 txog rau lub 8 hli tim 7, 2013.  Thov teev koj tus/cov menyuam kawmntawv npe, qib kawm, thiab lub tsev kawm tag los nrog rau tus xovtooj peb hauv tau rau koj tseg rau hauv lub tsev kawm koj tuaj cuv npe.  Tomqab lub 8 hli tim 7, 2013, peb mam hu tuaj rau koj es teem sijhawm rau koj thiab koj tus menyuam tuaj teev ntaubntawv thiab xeem tus xeem ntawv Askiv (language proficiency).

Nyem (click) qhov hauv qab no yuav qhia seb yuav tau nqa ntaubntawv abtsi tuaj cuv npe kawm hauv Newcomer Center.

Nyem qhov ntawv qhia hauv no kom tau cov ntaubntawv los cuv npe kawm “Newcomer Center Summer 2013.”

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Información para Padres: Inscripciones Verano 2013

El Centro Internacional de Bienvenida cerrará sus puertas para inscripciones del 30 de mayo al 7 de agosto, 2013. Por favor, complete el “Formulario de Inscripción 2013 Centro Internacional de Bienvenida”  para dejarnos el/los nombre(s), grado(s) y la/las escuela(s) anterior(es) de su(s) hijo(s). Favor de incluir también en este formulario un teléfono de contacto. Una vez completo, entréguenlo al/a la encargado(a)  de inscripciones de la escuela en la que desea inscribir a su(s) hijo(s). Cuando abramos de nuevo el 7 de agosto de 2013, les llamaremos al teléfono que nos indicaron con el fin de citarles a Ud. y a su(s) hijo(s) en el Centro de Bienvenida para que complete los formularios de inscripción y le(s) examine(n) del dominio del idioma inglés.

Teclee el enlace indicado abajo para saber los documentos necesarios para la inscripción. No olvide traerlos con Ud. cuando venga al Centro de Bienvenida. Le recordamos que, sin ellos, no podrá realizarse la inscripción.

Teclee el enlace indicado abajo para acceder al “Formulario de Inscripción 2013 “Centro Internacional de Bienvenida”.

Chinese Welcome   WILLKOMMEN  Merhaba

Bine ati venit   WelCome   BIENVENIDOS     Tuaj Los!

Chào mung     Dobro pozhalovat'  BIENVENUE


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