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  • POW Super Hero Giveaway at the Public Library

    Starts May 3-28

    Super Hero Giveaway Flyer


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  • Caldwell County Public Library Summer Reading Program—begins June 1st!

    Summer Reading Overview

    Summer Reading Flyer

    Check out the video below for detailed information!**

    Youtube video about summer reading

    This is a great way to keep your child reading over the summer months!



    NC Kids Digital Library

    How to use the digital Library


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    Yearbooks have Sold Out!

    Order Your Yearbook Here


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  • Kinder

    Kindergarten Registration Open

    Online Enrollment is open from now until February 28th.

    Caldwell County Schools is now registering kindergartens for the 2021-2022 school year.  All forms are available and should be completed for enrollment prior to the beginning of school.  


    To register click:  Registration is online now. 

    More information click: Preschool Website.


    Whitnel Elementary School

    Rising Kindergarten Enrollment


    *All children who plan to enter Kindergarten next year need to complete the enrollment process online.


    Steps to Enroll your child:

    Step 1: click on this link caldwellschools.com

    *Choose Enrollment Icon on front page

    *Follow directions to create an account

    Step 2: Complete enrollment form online

    Step 3: Log back into your account to accept your child’s seat (24 hours later)


    Online Enrollment is open from now until February 28th.



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    A Reminder of the Daily Screening Guides. Thanks for all you are doing!!!!

    COVID Symptom Screening

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  • Schools Welcome Parents and Students to Orientation

    After more than a year of restricting access on school campuses due to the pandemic, schools are inviting parents and students to attend orientation for the upcoming school year provided conditions allow for a safe and healthy school environment. Presently, face coverings are optional. Read more for a detailed list of school orientations.

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  • Virtual Learning Option Opens for Students in Grades K-12

    Due to the reported spike in COVID-19 cases and the decision to make mask wearing optional, Caldwell County School System reopens an enrollment period for Caldwell Online, full remote virtual learning, for the 2021-2022 school year for students in grades K-12. The application process opens August 3, 2021 through Tuesday, August 10 at 5 pm. Applications will not be accepted after this period.

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  • Starting the School Year Masks are Optional

    After Governor Roy Cooper’s recent announcement that relaxed the state’s mandate requiring students and staff to wear face coverings at school, the Board of Education met today in a called meeting to discuss appropriate safety and health protocols for the upcoming school year. The School Board unanimously voted that face masks would be optional for students and staff in the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Rising Stars Shine in the Classroom

    For some 270 children starting kindergarten in the fall, they are Rising Stars for the next four weeks. These newly enrolled students are participating in the Rising Stars program, a nurturing and welcoming experience designed to prepare young children for a successful start into kindergarten.

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  • Superintendent Announces Four New Administrators

    The School Board approved four new administrators to fill assistant principal positions. Congratulations to the newest APs: Amy Brawley, West Caldwell High School; Celine Ellison, William Lenoir Middle; Matthew Ross, Hudson Elementary; and Braley Speagle, South Caldwell High School!

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