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  • Site Administrators Announced for Summer Learning

    School administrators will manage the continuation of educational instruction for students in grades K-12 on eight school campuses this summer. The School Extension Learning and Enrichment Program, which will start up the week following the last day of school, is a recovery and enrichment program to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on academically at-risk students.

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  • Caldwell County Students Selected for Governor's School

    This summer four of Caldwell County Schools’ academically gifted rising high school seniors will have the opportunity to explore cutting-edge ideas and concepts in academics and the arts at the North Carolina Governor’s School. Students will attend a residual educational experience on of the campus of either Meredith College for Governor’s School East or High Point University for Governor’s School West.

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  • Early College High School Class of 2021 Earns 82 Associate's Degrees

    The Caldwell Early College High School Class of 2021 earned a total of 82 associate’s degrees through the program’s innovative partnership with Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI), where they accumulated 6,677 college credits that saved families more than $765,500 in tuition and textbook costs. Of the 89 graduates, 72 are first-generation college students.

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  • West Caldwell Artwork on Display in Raleigh

    Rylee Carter, sophomore at West Caldwell High School, placed in the Top 10 out of 764 entries in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation Art Contest, an annual competition among students across North Carolina.

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  • Excellence in Education Awards Ceremony

    The Excellence in Education ceremony held on Wednesday filled the JE Broyhill Civic Center with educators and staff who were selected by their peers as nominees for the 2021-2022 “of the year” awards sponsored by the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County and Blue Ridge Energy.

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  • Caldwell Online for Middle and High School

    Next school year, middle and high school students will have an online learning option through Caldwell Online, the district’s new virtual instructional platform. To be eligible to participate, students must have passed all classes in the 2020-21 school year and demonstrated self-motivation as reflected in good attendance and behavior. Participation requires a year-long commitment from students at all grade levels.

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  • Summer Learning in Grades K-12

    With only a few weeks left in the school year, plans are well underway for a continuation of learning for students in grades K-12 in the School Extension Learning and Enrichment Program, a recovery and enrichment program stipulated through state legislation to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on academically at-risk students.

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  • Middle and High Students Start School on Plan A

    After a year of limited in-person access to schools, middle and high school students have returned to in-person school four days a week under the state’s Plan A, due to adjustments made by the Governor’s office amending the social distancing requirements to allow full utilization of classroom space for all students enrolled. Most other safety protocols, such as mask wearing and sanitizing facilities, continue to be in place.

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  • CCS Character Education Program

    The districtwide Character Education representatives who exemplified cooperation, the character education trait of the month for March, were recognized by the Board of Education at the School Board meeting in April.

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  • Real World Lessons Delivered Virtually

    Students in eighth grade got a real-world glance at careers, financial security, and household responsibilities through an online version of the Reality Store. The experience introduced students to life choices through a simulation of outcomes created by their own career selection, living expenses, and priorities.

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  • Students Discover More Wit and Wisdom

    Giving students a deeper understanding of content and developing their skills to become successful readers, critical thinkers, and effective communicators are the outcomes that teachers are identifying with in the Wit and Wisdom curriculum being introduced in elementary and middle schools across the district.

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  • Education Foundation Funds Innovative School Projects

    Caldwell County teachers received Community Education grants for innovative and educational classroom projects, thanks to funding provided by the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County. Grant funds awarded this spring totaled nearly $13,000.

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  • Caldwell Candidates Complete National Board Certification

    The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards recently notified three Caldwell County Schools’ candidates that they had completed the highest credential in the teaching profession.

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  • All Schools Reopen on Plan A

    The Board of Education met today to discuss Governor Cooper's latest announcement to reopen schools in support of new legislation SB 220 and Board members voted to return all students grades K-12 to school on a modified Plan A schedule four days a week with Wednesdays reserved as a Remote Learning Day effective April 12, 2021.

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  • Hibriten High Basketball Court Gets New Name

    The Board of Education recently approved the naming of the Hibriten High School basketball court in the main gymnasium to Beane Court in honor of Wilford Beane, former teacher and coach at Hibriten High School.

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  • Education Partnerships Improve Connectivity for Student Learning

    Caldwell County high school students will now have better access to online learning and higher education thanks to a recently completed project by Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and Caldwell County Schools, with help from tech giant Google.

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  • Renewal of P-EBT Food Assistance for Children

    The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with NC Department of Public Instruction recently began issuing additional benefits through the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program. These benefits will be received for those who already have an EBT card for Food and Nutrition Services or P-EBT benefits.

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  • Preschool Classrooms Benefit from Highly Credentialed Teachers

    Quality early education preschool classrooms in the Caldwell County Schools are meeting children’s social and emotional development through teacher certification and training in the North Carolina Pre-school Pyramid Model (PPM). Nearly half the preschool classrooms in the school district have met and/or maintained requirements to be certified PPM classrooms and another four classrooms are in the coaching process.

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  • More Meals for Children 18 Years and Younger

    Additional funding provided by the USDA for reimbursement of meals now allows the Child Nutrition Department to add dinner meals and snacks to the curbside meal distribution program for children 18 years or younger.

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  • Character Education Representatives for January

    Congratulations to Brody Nivens, Brittany Watson, and Carl Slade, students who were selected as the Character Education Representatives for exemplifying Optimism, the character trait of the month in January.

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