Announcements and District Updates
We invite parents to be involved in their student's education starting as early as pre-kindergarten and continuing through graduation. Even though this school year has been intensified due to the worldwide pandemic, educators and parents have joined together in providing the best learning options and experiences available for students. The connectivity between school and home is essential during this time and communication is a critical component to a student's success. To help parents make informed decisions about their student's education, click for the annual helpful guide Parent Power!
November is Family Engagement Month!
Families are children's first and most important teachers, advocates, and nurturers. We invite and encourage strong family engagement. It's central to promoting children's healthy development and wellness Click here for this month's calendar filled with fun activities.
High School Graduation Dates
The School Board approved high school graduation dates. Class of 2021 take note!
Hibriten, South, and West:
May 22, 2021
Early College: May 10, 2021
CASA: May 21, 2021
The school district posts a weekly summary of the total number of students and staff that have tested positive for COVID-19 in an effort to openly communicate this information to the public while respecting the privacy of others and protecting confidential medical information. Click here for the CCS weekly summary report.
- Public Health Data
- Health Procedures and Protocols
- Parent/Student Attestation Forms
The school district will follow state and local health procedures for any suspected, presumptive, or confirmed cases. More here.
Parent Portal - 24/7 Access to Student Grades, Attendance and Assignments
HomeBase™ Parent Portal allows parents to log in and access their student's attendance, grades, assignments, and other information. This portal gives parents and students access to real-time student data - no need to wait for progress reports. You have access to grades every day! Need an account? Click here for more information.
Innovative learning projects are being funded thanks to $5,859 in Bright Ideas grants awarded recently by Blue Ridge Energy. Bright Ideas is an academic grants program sponsored annually by Blue Ridge Energy to further traditional academic learning in the classroom.
Eight Caldwell County teachers are recipients of grant funding for innovative and educational projects totaling approximately $6,900. The Community Education grants are awarded by the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County twice a year in the fall and spring.
Ashely Mayo, science teacher at the Caldwell Early College High School is the recipient of the District 7 Outstanding High School Science Teacher Award presented by the North Carolina Science Teachers Association. The award was given at the NCSTA 51st Annual Awards Ceremony held virtually on Thursday, Nov. 5.
Food and Nutrition 1 students across Caldwell County will receive bags of local food thanks to a Farm to School grant awarded by the Center for Environmental Farming to Caldwell County Schools Career and Technical Education department.
The CCS Child Nutrition Department weekly curbside meal distribution for children ages 0 to 18 will move from elementary school locations to Hibriten High, South Caldwell High School and West Caldwell High School starting on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2020. The distribution times remain the same from 11-1 pm and 4-6 pm.