News Releases

  • BRINGING SMITHSONIAN SCIENCE EDUCATION TO ELEMENTARY GRADES

    The Caldwell County Schools will participate in the Smithsonian Science Education Center’s Early-phase Education Innovation and Research proposal titled Smithsonian Science for the Classroom: Improving Student Achievement Across State Borders and State Standards.

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  • Finance Department Receives Highest Honors

    The Caldwell County Schools Finance Department received the highest level of recognition from the Association of School Business Officials International with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting and the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

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  • One of the Top Districts in the National Board's Accomplished Program

    The Caldwell County School System is one of the top school districts across the country being recognized by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for promoting student learning through accomplished teaching.

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  • ONE - Opportunities, Networking, and Education - Youth Leadership for Eighth Graders

    Middle school students aspire to greater heights of leadership and career development through the ONE Leadership Program - Opportunites, Networking, and Education - coordinated by the Caldwell County Schools, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce.

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  • District Graduation Rate Tops the State

    The State Board of Education recently released the accountability summary for NC schools along with the four-year Cohort Graduation Rate for the Class of 2019, and the Caldwell County Schools graduation rate of approximately 88% exceeded the state rate of 86.5%, a trend that has continued for eleven years.

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  • Remembering 9/11 - South Caldwell Never Forget Project

    Schools across campus held a moment of silence to remember those who fell and those who were heroic during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and students in the Young Americans for Freedom Club at South Caldwell High School displayed 9-11 on the front hill with 2,977 American flags honoring each of the victims that have not been forgotten.

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  • TIM HAWKINS: SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER AND FRIEND

    The school district mourns the loss of Tim Hawkins, school board member, friend to many, and advocate for the Caldwell County Schools. After battling illness, Hawkins passed away this morning with his wife Shannon by his side.

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  • The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round

    More than 4,500 students rode the school bus to and from school today on the first official day of the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • No Vaping on School Campus - Not Even Once

    After four decades of national attention that successfully reduced the appeal and usage of combustible cigarettes, the introduction of the Juul electronic cigarette in 2015 began to reverse the efforts of progress and in 2017, 2.1 million middle and high school students were e-cigarette users making it the most frequently used tobacco product among adolescents.

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  • Support and Resources for New Teachers

    Nearly 30 teachers new to the teaching field or new to the Caldwell County Schools are participating in a three-day orientation this week that will cover topics from school board policies to teacher evaluations to curriculum and lesson planning.

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  • Dr. Phyllis Blair Receives the Order of the Long Leaf Pine

    Dr. Phyllis Blair, a native of Caldwell County, who served Caldwell County and the state of North Carolina as an educator for nearly forty years, has received the distinguished Order of the Long Leaf Pine.

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  • Digital Learning at the Innovation and Technology Summer Showcase

    At the 1st Annual CCS Classroom Innovation and Technology Showcase held this week, teachers dedicated time during their summer to learn more on the effective and creative use of technology in the classroom.

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  • Masonry Students Contribute to History Display

    Advanced masonry students at Hibriten, South Caldwell and West Caldwell High School are part of Caldwell County's history as they were acknowledged as being the first students nationwide to lay the brickwork for the Charters of Freedom display.

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  • Hibriten and South Beta Students Win at the Nationals

    State Beta winners from Hibriten High School and South Caldwell High School recently competed at the National Convention in Oklahoma City and seven students won a Top 10 spot in four different categories of competition.

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  • Barrier Receives Distinguished Service Award from NC Science Leadership

    Regina Barrier, The Science House, NC State University Northwestern Outreach Director, was presented with the Michael C. Jackson Distinguished Service Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership in North Carolina by the NC Science Leadership Association (NCSLA), sponsored by Fisher Science Education.

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  • Assistant Principal Vacancies Filled

    Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps filled four assistant principal vacancies in the Caldwell County Schools effective July 1, 2019.

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  • Middle College Renamed to Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy

    The Board of Education unanimously approved the renaming of the Caldwell Career Center Middle College to the Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy.

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  • South Caldwell FFA Students Win State Championship

    South Caldwell High School students Madison Keen, Lauren Ayers, Katie Winebarger, and Camille Rosenbalm won the state championship title in the event for Milk Quality and Products Development at the North Carolina Future Farmers of America (FFA) State Convention.

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  • Kings Creek School Earns School of Excellence Award

    Kings Creek School was named a 2018–2019 Imagine Nation School of Excellence by Imagine Learning, a leading developer of digital language, literacy, and math curricula.

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  • Retirement Celebration for CCS Employees

    Sixty employees shared the spotlight at the annual Caldwell County Schools Retirement Celebration as their friends and family members applauded their dedication to public education and to the Caldwell County Schools, which totaled 1,509 years.

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