•  Visual Design Class at Hibriten High

    High School Registration for 2023-2024 Courses

    High school students in grades 9-11 are now registering for classes for the 2023-2024 school year. Each high school has scheduled a timeframe in January and February for registration. Students may select courses that are interesting to them and are aligned with their pathway of study and post-secondary or job readiness goals.

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  •  School Board Recognizes National Board Teachers

    Teachers Complete National Board Certification

    The Board of Education recognized teachers who were recently notified that they had completed the highest certification process in the teaching profession - National Board Certification!

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  •  Happy New Year 2023

    A Look Back at 2022

    Take a look back at some of the highlights in the Caldwell County Schools over the past 12 months, ranging from more than a million in grant funding to new resources and programs to statewide and national recognition:

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  •  Helton and her CIS students

    Helton Recipient of the RISE Award and Nominated for National Recognition

    Kelly Helton, Communities in Schools (CIS) site coordinator at Gamewell Middle School and CIS data manager, is the recipient of the Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) Award, an annual statewide recognition program through the Office of the Governor sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. The governor’s office selected Helton as one of the two North Carolina nominees for this national award.

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  •  School Board Members Swearing In

    School Board Members Sworn into Office

    In front of a packed boardroom filled with students, parents, and community leaders, newcomer Mark Gerson alongside incumbents Teresa Branch, Joe Sims and BJ Fore took the oath of office. Each will serve a four-year term on the Caldwell County Board of Education.

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  •  Shea Bolick, NW TOY with School Board

    Bolick Named NC Northwest Teacher of the Year

    Shea Bolick, Spanish teacher at South Caldwell High School, has been selected as the 2023 Burroughs Wellcome North Carolina Northwest Teacher of the Year, one of nine regional finalists competing for the prestigious NC Teacher of the Year.

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  •  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 NC Superintendent of the Year

    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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  •  School Psychologists

    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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  •  WCHS Honors Math Students

    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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  •  Bus Garage Employees

    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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  •  Dr. McBride congratulates CCS Board of Education

    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!

    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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  •  Transportation Director

    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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  •  SCHS students

    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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