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  • POW Super Hero Giveaway at the Public Library

    Starts May 3-28

    Super Hero Giveaway Flyer


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  • Caldwell County Public Library Summer Reading Program—begins June 1st!

    Summer Reading Overview

    Summer Reading Flyer

    Check out the video below for detailed information!**

    Youtube video about summer reading

    This is a great way to keep your child reading over the summer months!



    NC Kids Digital Library

    How to use the digital Library


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    Yearbooks have Sold Out!

    Order Your Yearbook Here


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  • Kinder

    Kindergarten Registration Open

    Online Enrollment is open from now until February 28th.

    Caldwell County Schools is now registering kindergartens for the 2021-2022 school year.  All forms are available and should be completed for enrollment prior to the beginning of school.  


    To register click:  Registration is online now. 

    More information click: Preschool Website.


    Whitnel Elementary School

    Rising Kindergarten Enrollment


    *All children who plan to enter Kindergarten next year need to complete the enrollment process online.


    Steps to Enroll your child:

    Step 1: click on this link caldwellschools.com

    *Choose Enrollment Icon on front page

    *Follow directions to create an account

    Step 2: Complete enrollment form online

    Step 3: Log back into your account to accept your child’s seat (24 hours later)


    Online Enrollment is open from now until February 28th.



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    A Reminder of the Daily Screening Guides. Thanks for all you are doing!!!!

    COVID Symptom Screening

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  • School Lunch

     Please Fill out a Free or Reduced Lunch Application for the 2020-2021 school year. 

    Lunch K-5 $2.35

    Breakfast Prices:  K-8 $1.00

    Reduced Lunch:  K-12 FREE

    Reduced Breakfast:  K-12 FREE

    Attached is the link for the free and reduced lunch application for the 2020-2021 school lunch application. Please complete the application as soon as possible because they can be processed now. Thanks!

    It's easy to start...just click on the red link below

    20-21 Free/Reduced School Lunch


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Top Stories

  • Early College High School Class of 2021 Earns 82 Associate's Degrees

    The Caldwell Early College High School Class of 2021 earned a total of 82 associate’s degrees through the program’s innovative partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI), where they accumulated 6,677 college credits that saved families more than $765,500 in tuition and textbook costs. Of the 89 graduates, 72 are first-generation college students.

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  • West Caldwell Artwork on Display in Raleigh

    Rylee Carter, sophomore at West Caldwell High School, placed in the Top 10 out of 764 entries in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation Art Contest, an annual competition among students across North Carolina.

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  • Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony

    The Excellence in Education ceremony held on Wednesday filled the JE Broyhill Civic Center with educators and staff who were selected by their peers as nominees for the 2021-2022 “of the year” awards sponsored by the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County and Blue Ridge Energy.

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  • Caldwell Online for Middle and High School

    Next school year, middle and high school students will have an online learning option through Caldwell Online, the district’s new virtual instructional platform. To be eligible to participate, students must have passed all classes in the 2020-21 school year and demonstrated self-motivation as reflected in good attendance and behavior. Participation requires a year-long commitment from students at all grade levels.

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  • Summer Learning in Grades K-12

    With only a few weeks left in the school year, plans are well underway for a continuation of learning for students in grades K-12 in the School Extension Learning and Enrichment Program, a recovery and enrichment program stipulated through state legislation to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on academically at-risk students.

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