News Releases

  • We welcome you to Register for Kindergarten!

    The school district welcomes all children who will turn 5 years old on or before August 31, 2020, to register for kindergarten. We are delighted to have you in school!

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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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  • Professional Development Day

    Teachers and staff focus on improving skills during a full-day professional development. These teachers are exploring the constitutional powers, legal authority, and evolution of the 'soft power' of the president from the Founding through the Progressive Era in a full day seminar on Teaching American History.

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  • Operation STEM in the Classroom

    Amy Philyaw, Director of STEM Education, developed a two-part series that incorporates science, English, and math into the new 4th grade Wit & Wisdom module.

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  • Spelling Bee Champion from Happy Valley School

    Twenty-eight words into the annual Spelling Bee Eli Clark of Happy Valley School wins the 2020 Caldwell County Schools Spelling Bee. He will go on to compete in the 80th Annual Winston-Salem Journal Regional Spelling Bee in March.

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  • Cold and Flu Season Pushes Through January

    Schools are facing the peak season of the flu now through February, and activity could last as late as May according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with the overall impact adversely affecting school attendance, both in the student and employee populations, as well as compromising the school environme

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  • New "What are you Reading?" Grants for Media Centers

    Media Center Coordinators discovered a new funding opportunity to increase resources for their students through the “What Are You Reading?” grant award recently developed and sponsored by Blue Ridge Energies and the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County.

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  • School District Awarded Grant Funds for New STEM Center

    The Caldwell County School System is one of 15 school districts statewide that was awarded grant monies under the Coding and Mobile App Development Grant Program launched in 2017 with funding from the North Carolina General Assembly.

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  • Open Enrollment for Student Transfers: Jan. 15 - Feb. 28

    Students wishing to attend school outside of their attendance area may apply for a student transfer during the Open Enrollment Period from Jan. 15 through Feb. 28.

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  • Teachers Complete National Certification

    Caldwell County teachers continue to seek the highest level of teaching credentials as more teachers in the school district complete the distinguished national board certification of the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

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  • Science Exhibition Proves to be Successful

    Students in grades 3-12 entered winning school science projects in the 2019 Science Exhibition, a new platform for Caldwell County Schools’ students to showcase their science projects at the district level and to expound on their scientific findings with parents and invited guests from local businesses and the community.

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  • Gamewell Elementary and Middle School Students Receive Free Home Computers

    Nearly 150 students at Gamewell Elementary and Gamewell Middle School received free home computers this week through the Kramden Institute.

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  • Teachers Awarded Bright Ideas Grants

    Exciting, hands-on learning projects are coming to classrooms in the Caldwell County Schools thanks to $12,867 in Bright Ideas grants awarded recently by Blue Ridge Energy to educators during a special luncheon honoring winning teachers and their principals.

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  • Community Grants Awarded by Education Foundation

    Students are the real winners of seven Community Ed Grants awarded by the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County in a ceremony held at the Education Center as teachers from across the district expressed their gratitude and thanks to the Education Foundation for selecting and funding their grant proposals.

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  • BRINGING SMITHSONIAN SCIENCE EDUCATION TO ELEMENTARY GRADES

    The Caldwell County Schools will participate in the Smithsonian Science Education Center’s Early-phase Education Innovation and Research proposal titled Smithsonian Science for the Classroom: Improving Student Achievement Across State Borders and State Standards.

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  • Finance Department Receives Highest Honors

    The Caldwell County Schools Finance Department received the highest level of recognition from the Association of School Business Officials International with a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting and the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting.

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  • One of the Top Districts in the National Board's Accomplished Program

    The Caldwell County School System is one of the top school districts across the country being recognized by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards for promoting student learning through accomplished teaching.

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  • ONE - Opportunities, Networking, and Education - Youth Leadership for Eighth Graders

    Middle school students aspire to greater heights of leadership and career development through the ONE Leadership Program - Opportunites, Networking, and Education - coordinated by the Caldwell County Schools, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute and the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce.

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  • District Graduation Rate Tops the State

    The State Board of Education recently released the accountability summary for NC schools along with the four-year Cohort Graduation Rate for the Class of 2019, and the Caldwell County Schools graduation rate of approximately 88% exceeded the state rate of 86.5%, a trend that has continued for eleven years.

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  • Remembering 9/11 - South Caldwell Never Forget Project

    Schools across campus held a moment of silence to remember those who fell and those who were heroic during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and students in the Young Americans for Freedom Club at South Caldwell High School displayed 9-11 on the front hill with 2,977 American flags honoring each of the victims that have not been forgotten.

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