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  • Reopening Schools with New Resources

    Nearly 700 teachers returned to school this week and participated in training sessions not only for effective classroom instruction but also for providing a safe and healthy learning environment. Safety equipment and resources are available to school personnel to prevent, protect and mitigate health risks.

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  • JumpStart: Elementary Students Jump Back into School

    As families are selecting options on how to start the school year, more than 200 elementary students are finishing up with JumpStart, a summer program that blends in-person and remote learning designed for students in grades K-4 to help them get ready for the upcoming school year after the disruptions caused by last semester’s COVID-19 closure.

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  • WrapAround Registration

    WrapAround, school-aged child care program, registration begins this week for new students: Aug. 4-6. WrapAround will provide after school care at 13 sites and care for full days at seven locations.

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  • REOPENING SCHOOLS: Blended Instruction, Safety Protocols, and Full Remote Option

    After much discussion that involved considerable input from focus groups and parent, teacher, and community surveys, the Board of Education approved a blended education model consisting of in-person instruction combined with remote learning and parents may opt for full remote learning in grades K-12 to begin the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Full Remote Learning: Caldwell Connect registration is now CLOSED..

    Caldwell Connect is a 100% online learning opportunity for students in grades K-12. Caldwell Connect offers a mixture of whole group learning, small group learning, and independent grade level work in an online format. Instruction will be a mixture of synchronous (live) and asynchronous (independent pace) instruction. Online learning will allow for some flexibility in a rigorous and innovative environment. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

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  • Free Summer Meals for Children

    Even though students are out of school until August 17, hunger doesn’t take a summer break, as evidenced by the more than 750,000 free meals distributed to children since March when schools closed to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

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  • Face Coverings Required Inside School Buildings and on Campus

    In response to Governor Roy Cooper’s 3:00 p.m. press conference, NCDHHS released new requirements and guidance that directly impact public schools effective at 5 p.m. Friday, June 26 through July 17.

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  • Planning for Return in the 2020-21 School Year

    The school district is formulating plans on how and when to open its buildings for the 2020-21 school year based on the State Board of Education and N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s guidance in adherence to recommendations and requirements from N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

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  • Students Recognized for Reading Millions of Words

    Not even school closure could keep students away from the books, as proven by 406 students who recently earned the title of million-word reader.

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  • The Class of 2020 is Creative with Graduation

    The Board of Education made a commitment early on during school closure that seniors would have an opportunity to participate in a graduation ceremony. Click here to view details on graduation ceremonies.

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  • Class of 2020 - New-Look Graduation Ceremonies

    In following Gov. Roy Cooper’s Phase 2 executive order that eases some statewide restrictions, it continues to prohibit large gatherings for students, which ultimately defines how high school graduation ceremonies will look in the Caldwell County Schools.

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  • Retirees Recognized during 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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