•  Bright Ideas Winner

    Bright Ideas Winners

    Innovative teaching ideas in the Caldwell County Schools have been awarded recently through Bright Ideas grants totaling $7,641, an academic grants program sponsored annually by Blue Ridge Energy.

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    Pennell to Serve as NCSBA President

    School Board Chairman Darrell Pennell has been sworn in as president of the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA). The swearing in ceremony was held in November at the NCSBA 53rd Annual Conference in Greensboro.

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    Phipps Named NC Superintendent of the Year

    Superintendent Dr. Don Phipps was named the 2023 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year, a prestigious award presented annually by the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA), the North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA).

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  •  Students Experiencing Coding with Legos

    Caldwell County Schools Awarded Grant Funds for Coding and Mobile App Development

    Caldwell County Schools will benefit this year from a total of $77,467 in grant funding aimed at developing student skills in computer science through coding.

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    Caldwell County Schools Awarded Safety Grant

    Caldwell County Schools received more than half a million dollars for safety equipment, school resource officers and services for students, funded by the Department of Instruction’s Center for Safer Schools, which awarded school districts and charter schools across North Carolina more than $74 million in safety grants.

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    National School Psychology Week: Nov 7-11

    In recognition of National School Psychology Week, Nov 7-11, the tremendous value of a highly skilled team of school psychologists is highlighted during this week of national celebration.

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    Portrait of a Graduate - Competencies Frame Success for High School Graduates

    An initiative led by the N.C Department of Public Instruction to develop a framework with skills and mindsets students need for success after high school has been revealed recently as the Portrait of a Graduate. “The Portrait of a Graduate showcases seven competencies that, when combined with and integrated into our academic work, will provide a richer educational experience,” said Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps.

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    District Awarded Funds for Electric School Bus

    Caldwell County Schools is one of 50 school districts in North Carolina that will replace an older school bus with a new, more environmentally friendly model under the state’s initial share of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s settlement with Volkswagen for unlawfully cheating on vehicle emissions.

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    Building Literacy with Legos

    Caldwell County Schools is one of 13 school districts from across the state to be awarded grant funding under the state’s recent Digital Learning Initiative (DLI) in support of the development and dissemination of local innovative digital learning models.

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    CTEatery - CTE adds 2nd Food Truck

    Career and Technical Education (CTE) expands its culinary arts program with the addition of a second food truck – the CTEatery Fresh & Fast #2– that becomes available to the public in October.

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  •  Hall of Honor '22

    19th Annual Hall of Honor

    Caldwell County Schools will present the 19th Annual Hall of Honor banquet on Monday, September 26, at 6:00 pm at the JE Broyhill Civic Center. The inductees are Trilla Stallings Annas, Eric Church, Keith Smith, Ross McNairy Tolbert, and posthumously, Lloyd Monroe Rash.

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  •  Student Teacher Breakfast

    Welcome Breakfast Held for Student Teachers

    Teacher mentors partnered with community agencies to hold a welcoming breakfast for all 17 student teachers assigned to the Caldwell County Schools this semester.

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    New Bus App Tracks Student Riders

    Beginning this year, the school district has launched a new app that allows parents to monitor their students on the yellow school bus ride to and from school, including where a specific bus is on its route.

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    Welcome Back CCS Students!

    More than 10,500 students were back in school today, the first day of the 2022-2023 school year.

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  •  Students at South Caldwell High School

    Parents and Students Invited to Open House and Orientation

    Schools invite parents and students to attend open houses and orientations before the school year begins on August 29, 2022.

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    Beginning Teachers Embark on New School Year

    Beginning teachers are participating in a three-day orientation this week that will prepare first, second and third year teachers to more fully embark on a career in education with more awareness, tools and resources needed to successfully start the new school year.

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    Students Start School at Early College and CASA

    Caldwell Early College High School and Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy students started back to school on Thursday, August 11, the first day of the 2022-2023 school year.

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  •  Camp Med Tour at Quest 4 Life

    Camp Med '22 - Preparing the Future Workforce in Healthcare

    High school students interested in becoming registered nurses, physicians, occupational therapists or any number of occupations in the medical profession participated in Camp Med 2022 Summer Program provided by Caldwell UNC Health Care and the Northwest Area Health Education Center, an initiative of the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

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    Summer Bridge Academy Helps Students Transition to the Next School Level

    Rising sixth-graders, freshmen and seniors participated in a two-week Summer Bridge Academy, a program designed to engage students in areas of academic acceleration, social interaction and leadership development for a successful transition to the next school level.

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    Read to Achieve Summer Camp

    The spark of joyful learning continues this month as nearly 200 second and third-grade students participate in the Read to Achieve Camp at Granite Falls Elementary, Davenport A+, or Hudson Elementary. Each site has an average of 60 students attending.

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