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  • Masonry Students Lay Brick for Foundation of Freedom Display

    Advanced masonry students in Masonry III, who are mostly seniors at Hibriten, South Caldwell and West Caldwell High School, are laying the brick walls for the Charters of Freedom display in downtown Lenoir.

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  • Teacher to Teacher - Visiting teacher from Africa tells her story

    Sometimes hearing it from another teacher makes all the difference in the world and in this case, there is a world of difference in the learning environment, resources and expectations from this teacher's perspective.

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  • Masonry Students Build to Win

    High school students build to win at the 8th Annual Caldwell County Schools Masonry Competition held this week at Hibriten Building Supply in Lenoir. More than students competed in six different categories, and top finishers received winnings of nearly $7,000 in prizes.

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  • Student Wins Statewide Poetry & Art Contest

    Rylee Carter, eighth-grade student at Collettsville School, wins 1st place in the Original Art Category 1 (Middle Division 6-8) in the North Carolina’s Career Development Month Poetry & Art Contest sponsored by the North Carolina Career Development Association (NCCDA).

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  • Students Compete in NC SkillsUSA

    High school students at Hibriten, West Caldwell, South Caldwell, and the Caldwell Career Center Middle College participate in the North Carolina SkillsUSA competition and 20 finish in the top 10, two are announced state champions!

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  • Reality Store Introduces Real World Scenarios

    Students in eighth grade are thinking about careers, financial security, and household responsibilities, topics reserved typically for young adults, but during the Reality Store, students walk through a simulation of outcomes introduced by their own career choices, expenditures, and goals in life.

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  • South Caldwell Future Business Leaders Soar at State Conference

    South Caldwell High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) demonstrate effective leadership skills at the NC FBLA State Leadership Conference where students competed in team and individual events, took recognition tests, and attended workshops.

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  • Principals Complete Distinguished Leadership in Practice Program

    Kim Case, principal of Whitnel Elementary School, and Meredith Griffin, principal of Happy Valley School, recently completed the Distinguished Leadership Program (DLP), a year-long leadership development program for practicing school principals.

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  • Board of Education Conducts Walk-through in the South Caldwell District

    The Caldwell County Board of Education visited with students, teachers, and administrators at South Caldwell High School and its feeder schools during the School Board’s third and final scheduled walk-through for the school year.

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  • Middle School Students@Work with Google

    Middle school students spent their day working side-by-side with Googlers, a full-time Google association employee, during the 8th Annual Students@Work event sponsored by Google.

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  • Fourth Graders Over the Moon for the Little Read

    During the 11th Annual Little Read, author Gretchen Griffith captivated fourth graders with photographs, testimonials, and events that unfolded in 1969 during the Apollo Eleven mission depicted in her nonfiction book and 2019 Little Read selection, “Back on Earth: When Men First Landed on the Moon.”

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  • Computer Coding in Elementary Schools

    Four elementary schools in the school district, Baton Elementary, Whitnel Elementary, West Lenoir Elementary, and Lower Creek Elementary, are introducing students and their parents to computer coding.

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  • Granite Falls Elementary Team Wins 2019 Elementary Battle of the Books

    After spending most of the day recalling facts about characters, plots, and settings, Granite Falls Elementary School emerged as the winner of the 13th Annual Elementary Battle of the Books competition.

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  • Haas Installed as NC State Beta Sponsor

    After serving successfully for two years as the state Beta sponsor elect, Jonathan Haas, South Caldwell High School math teacher and distinguished Beta Club sponsor, has been named the North Carolina State Beta Sponsor.

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  • Pennell Re-elected to the North Carolina School Boards Association

    School Board Chairman Darrell Pennell has been re-elected for a second, two-year term to the North Carolina School Boards Association Board of Directors.

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  • First Graduating Class of Caldwell Youth Leadership

    A select group of 24 eighth graders becomes the first graduating class of Caldwell Youth Leadership, a leadership development program in partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) and the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce designed specifically for middle school students to experience the workplace first-hand and become more informed about career choices.

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  • Schools Celebrate Read Across America Week

    Classrooms and media centers throughout the district hosted visiting readers who selected their favorite read from one of Dr. Seuss’s collection in remembrance of his birthday on March 2nd and in celebration of the National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America.

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  • The Hudson Middle Togetherness Tree

    Vic Wilcox, 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Hudson Middle School, helped to coordinate a schoolwide STEM effort using the Advisor/Advisee concept in partnership with Caldwell UNC Healthcare. As a result, "The Togetherness Tree" grew.

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  • Hall of Honor Inductees Selected for 2019

    The Caldwell County Schools will present the 17th Annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony on Monday, April 15, 6:00 pm at the JE Broyhill Civic Center. The 2019 inductees are Dr. Scott Douglas Beane, Ernestine Horton Paschall Shade, and Larry Wilson Taylor. The posthumous award will be presented to the family of Harold Hugo Beach. Tickets are on sale until April 8 for $20 each at the Education Center located at 1914 Hickory Blvd., Lenoir.

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  • Caldwell County Archers Aim for the National Title

    Hudson Middle School Archery team won the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) competition and will compete at the national tournament held in Louisville, KY this May.

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