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  • Open Enrollment for Student Transfers: Jan. 15 thru Feb. 28

    During open enrollment, students may apply to transfer from their home school district to a school of their choice if space is available. The open enrollment period begins this Friday, January 15 through February 28.

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  • West Caldwell Teacher Most Recently Completes National Board Certification

    Kristen Bowman, English teacher at West Caldwell High School, has completed National Board Certification, the highest level of teaching credentials through the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. She joins 284 of her colleagues who have completed national board certification while serving in the Caldwell County Schools.

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  • School Board Chairman Elected to State Office

    School Board Chairman Darrell Pennell has been elected vice president of the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) governing Board of Directors. The newly elected slate of officers was presented at the NCSBA Annual Conference.

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  • School Board Designates Wednesdays as Remote Learning Day

    In a Board of Education work session held today, school board members met with local health officials to discuss emerging health concerns in Caldwell County, and based on their input, the board voted to designate Wednesdays as a remote learning day in grades K-5 effective Jan. 4, 2021.

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  • Board Members Sworn into Office

    Congratulations to Ann Edwards, Darrell Pennell, and Chris Becker who were sworn into office at the School Board meeting on Monday, Dec. 14 by the Honorable David W. Aycock.

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  • Online Tutoring for Middle and High School Students

    As students adapt to new learning platforms and modified schedules due to COVID restrictions and safety procedures, the school district is providing more resources for students to adjust successfully.

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  • CCS Curbside Meals Continue through the Holidays

    When the USDA expanded funding and flexibility to ensure that children were provided a food source during this pandemic, the Child Nutrition Department organized a weekly curbside meals program for children 18 years and younger. The school district distributed approximately 1.1 million meals from March to August, and the same level of commitment continues through this school year to provide meals on a regular basis.

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  • New Board Members Take Oath of Office

    Newly elected Board of Education members will be sworn into office on Monday, Dec. 14 at 6 pm at the Education Center in the Board Room by the Honorable David W. Aycock of the 25th Judicial District.

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  • Teachers' Bright Ideas Win Funding!

    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.

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  • Teachers Awarded Grant Funding for Educational Projects

    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.

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  • Early College Teacher Named Regional Science Teacher

    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.

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  • Farm to School Grant Provides Ingredients for Delicious Homecooked Dishes

    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.

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  • Curbside Meals Relocate to High Schools

    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.

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  • Grant Funds Awarded for Digital Learning Coaches

    Caldwell County Schools is one of 12 school districts and charter schools in the state awarded grant funding for innovative planning and implementation through NC’s Digital-Age Learning Initiative powered by the NC Department of Public Instruction and the Friday Institute at NC State.

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  • Elementary Students Start on Plan A

    Plan A started today for students in grades K-5, the first day of the second nine-week grading period. More than 400 elementary students transitioned from participating in the full remote learning platform to being on campus for in-person instruction.

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  • Plan A Starts on Monday for K-5 Students

    Starting on Monday, Oct. 19, students in grades K-5 will return on Plan A, which is the state's reopening plan that allows more students in the classroom by minimizing social distancing.

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  • K-5 Students Start School on Plan A - Board Reiterates Continuous Monitoring

    During an emergency School Board session held Thursday, Oct. 16 - at the close of the first 9-week grading period - Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps presented a report indicating that the school district had a total of 69 students and 12 staff members who tested positive for COVID-19 from the start of school on Aug. 17 through Oct. 14, less than 1 percent of each population.

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  • CTE Ranks in the Top 10

    Caldwell County Schools Career and Technical Education (CTE) ranked Top 10 in the state for the most credentialed CTE students among high schools in North Carolina. The standings were announced this week during the NC Department of Public Instruction CTE virtual conference.

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  • Finance Department Awarded for Excellence

    The Caldwell County Schools Finance Department was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada and the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Association of School Business Officials International.

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  • CCS Helps to Serve those in Need during Challenging Times

    The Caldwell County Schools Child Nutrition Department not only provides weekly curbside free meal packets to any child 0 to 18 but also assists with the distribution of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, a partnership with the USDA and regional and local food distributors to ease the effects of the economic slowdown during COVID-19 when restaurants and food services were closed.

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