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  • NC BRINGS YOUNG LEARNERS BACK INTO THE CLASSROOM (Governor Approves Plan A for Grades K-5))

    Gov. Roy Cooper announced today that children in kindergarten through fifth grade may return to in-person learning under the state’s least restrictive reopening Plan A as early as October 5. School districts are not mandated to implement Plan A but now they have the option.

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  • USDA Extends Funds to Provide Free Meals to All Children

    On Monday, Aug. 31, the USDA extended funding and flexibility that will allow Caldwell County Schools to serve free meals to all children in the county regardless of income or school enrollment.

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  • Curbside Meals for Qualifying Families

    Lunch and breakfast meals are now served daily in school, and meals will continue to be distributed weekly at designated sites. For qualifying households, these meals are free or at a reduced price.

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  • Riding Safely: New Procedures for Bus Riders

    More than 100 yellow buses rolled out across the county this first week of school, with some starting routes as early as 6:00 am just as in years past, but not everything is the same as before, as new safety procedures have changed the bus rider experience.

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  • Reopening Schools with New Health and Safety Procedures

    Nearly 700 teachers returned to school this week and participated in training sessions not only for effective classroom instruction but also for providing a safe and healthy learning environment. Safety equipment and resources are available to school personnel to prevent, protect and mitigate health risks.

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  • REOPENING SCHOOLS: Blended Instruction, Safety Protocols, and Full Remote Option

    After much discussion that involved considerable input from focus groups and parent, teacher, and community surveys, the Board of Education approved a blended education model consisting of in-person instruction combined with remote learning and parents may opt for full remote learning in grades K-12 to begin the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • WrapAround Registration

    WrapAround, school-aged child care program, registration begins this week for new students: Aug. 4-6. WrapAround will provide after school care at 13 sites and care for full days at seven locations.

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  • JumpStart: Elementary Students Jump Back into School

    As families are selecting options on how to start the school year, more than 200 elementary students are finishing up with JumpStart, a summer program that blends in-person and remote learning designed for students in grades K-4 to help them get ready for the upcoming school year after the disruptions caused by last semester’s COVID-19 closure.

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  • Full Remote Learning: Caldwell Connect registration is now CLOSED..

    Caldwell Connect is a 100% online learning opportunity for students in grades K-12. Caldwell Connect offers a mixture of whole group learning, small group learning, and independent grade level work in an online format. Instruction will be a mixture of synchronous (live) and asynchronous (independent pace) instruction. Online learning will allow for some flexibility in a rigorous and innovative environment. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

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  • Free Summer Meals for Children

    Even though students are out of school until August 17, hunger doesn’t take a summer break, as evidenced by the more than 750,000 free meals distributed to children since March when schools closed to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

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  • Face Coverings Required Inside School Buildings and on Campus

    In response to Governor Roy Cooper’s 3:00 p.m. press conference, NCDHHS released new requirements and guidance that directly impact public schools effective at 5 p.m. Friday, June 26 through July 17.

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  • Planning for Return in the 2020-21 School Year

    The school district is formulating plans on how and when to open its buildings for the 2020-21 school year based on the State Board of Education and N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s guidance in adherence to recommendations and requirements from N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Students Recognized for Reading Millions of Words

    Not even school closure could keep students away from the books, as proven by 406 students who recently earned the title of million-word reader.

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  • The Class of 2020 is Creative with Graduation

    The Board of Education made a commitment early on during school closure that seniors would have an opportunity to participate in a graduation ceremony. Click here to view details on graduation ceremonies.

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  • Class of 2020 - New-Look Graduation Ceremonies

    In following Gov. Roy Cooper’s Phase 2 executive order that eases some statewide restrictions, it continues to prohibit large gatherings for students, which ultimately defines how high school graduation ceremonies will look in the Caldwell County Schools.

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  • Retirees Recognized during Drive-thru Celebration

    During a two-day, drive-thru retirement recognition event, the school district honored the dedication of 64 retirees with more than 1,500 total years of service in public education.

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  • TIME TO REGISTER KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS USING ONLINE ENROLLMENT FORM

    Parents whose children are turning five years old on or before August 31, 2020, are encouraged to use the district’s online enrollment form to register their children for kindergarten.

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  • Cancellations, Postponed Activities Due to COVID-19 Concerns

    Due to the threat of spreading COVID-19, public schools closed the third week of March and with only 13 days remaining in this school year, administrators are collaborating with state and local officials on how to safely and carefully reintroduce a level of normalcy back into the lives of students who are scheduled to return to school in August.

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  • New Principal Named at South Caldwell High School

    At a special session held by the Board of Education on Monday, Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps named Phillip Little to the open principal position at South Caldwell High School effective July 1, 2020.

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  • SOUTH CALDWELL FBLA STUDENTS WIN STATE AWARDS

    Students win the gold, silver, and bronze at the statewide virtual FBLA leadership conference.

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