News Releases

  • RETIREES RECOGNIZED AT 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • SCHOOL BOARD VOTES TO CLOSE OAK HILL SCHOOL

    After a lengthy and comprehensive process involving advisory committee meetings, teacher discussions, and community input, the Board of Education voted on Thursday, May 14, 2020, to close Oak Hill School.

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  • SENIORS GET HELP WITH WHAT'S NEXT AFTER GRADUATION

    Seniors and their parents have access to a newly created comprehensive resource list titled “What’s Next, Class of 2020?” to help with students’ transition from high school to steps following graduation, whether it be career, military, or college bound.

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  • SCHOOL DISTRICT SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO HELP CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

    As a show of support for child care providers in Caldwell County, the school district is participating in a Caldwell County Smart Start supply drive for child care sites that are open and operating.

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  • SCHOOLS CLOSE BUT FREE MEALS FOR CHILDREN CONTINUE

    Even though schools are closed for the remainder of the school year, the Caldwell County Schools in unison with districts across the state will continue to provide free meals for children.

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  • CALDWELL COUNTY SCHOOLS LAUNCH ROLLING HOTSPOTS POWERED BY GOOGLE

    Caldwell County School System expands its reach to families by providing internet connection through yellow school buses doubling as hotspots in a Google-supported initiative to assist students in virtual learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS WILL NOT RETURN TO SCHOOL

    Gov. Roy Cooper extends school closure and remote learning for the remainder of the school year, and Caldwell County Schools Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps concurs with the Governor’s decision to protect and safeguard students from the spread of COVID-19.

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  • Message from the Superintendent to the Class of 2020

    As we work through this 'new' reality, it is important to our system that we make a commitment to our seniors to hold a graduation ceremony as well as prom. We can't confirm specific details, but we want to let our students know that we will make sure these events happen. We are aware that other senior activities have been postponed, and these will be rescheduled if possible.

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  • Essential Operations During the Stay At Home Order

    As ordered by Gov. Roy Cooper public schools are closed until May 15 and the Governor's recent announcement of a 30-day stay at home order means that the already limited operations of the school system will be reduced further.

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  • School Closure Extended to May 15

    Gov. Roy Cooper extended school closure to May 15 in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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  • No School Visitors Please

    To limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), all schools are closed to students as directed by Gov. Roy Cooper. Effective Friday, Mar. 20, the school district will restrict visitors who are non-employees on all school campuses and educational sites.

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  • Update on School Closure and Instruction

    The first week of school closure has been used primarily for reaching out to families, providing basic needs, such as meals, and planning for delivery of instruction to students. Tuesday, Mar. 24 is a districtwide day for parents and/or students who prefer paper copies or do not have connectivity or access to an electronic device for online instruction to pick up packets of student assignments.

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  • School Closure Information

    Parents may pick up their children's personal items or medication if these items are critically needed during the school closure period. Items may be picked up during regular school hours on Tuesday, Mar. 17. Please exercise all state and federal guidelines for maintaining a healthy school environment.

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  • School District Provides Meals During Closure

    While North Carolina public schools – including the Caldwell County School System – is closed for two weeks from Mar. 16 – 30 as directed by Governor Roy Cooper, the school district will provide nutritional support to its students. The Child Nutrition Department has developed a plan to ensure that meals are distributed to students.

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  • Caldwell County CTE Ranks Among the Best in North Carolina

    The Caldwell County School System Career and Technical Education (CTE) ranks as one of the top programs in the state and as CTE regional winners prepare for the state competition that will be held in April, the district celebrates the success of its students and teachers.

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  • The message to students is to "Say Something"

    Caldwell County is among North Carolina school districts working with Sandy Hook Promise to offer training to school-level staff and students on the free online app where secure anonymous safety concerns can be reported to help at-risk individuals before they hurt themselves or others.

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