• Camp Med '22 - Preparing the Future Workforce in Healthcare

    High school students interested in becoming registered nurses, physicians, occupational therapists or any number of occupations in the medical profession participated in Camp Med 2022 Summer Program provided by Caldwell UNC Health Care and the Northwest Area Health Education Center, an initiative of the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

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  • Summer Bridge Academy Helps Students Transition to the Next School Level

    Rising sixth-graders, freshmen and seniors participated in a two-week Summer Bridge Academy, a program designed to engage students in areas of academic acceleration, social interaction and leadership development for a successful transition to the next school level.

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  • Read to Achieve Summer Camp

    The spark of joyful learning continues this month as nearly 200 second and third-grade students participate in the Read to Achieve Camp at Granite Falls Elementary, Davenport A+, or Hudson Elementary. Each site has an average of 60 students attending.

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  • New Administrative Recommendations Approved

    At a School Board work session on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, Superintendent Dr. Donald Phipps recommended administrative assignments effective July 1, 2022.

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  • WLMS Wins $500 for Reaching 100 Percent on the NC TWCS!

    William Lenoir Middle School won prize money from the state for reaching 100% participation on the 2022 North Carolina Teaching Working Conditions Survey. The school was presented a $500 check provided by the NC Business Committee for Education and the NC Department of Public Instruction after its name was drawn from among other schools across the state that reached 100 percent. 

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  • CASA Class of 2022

    Congratulations to the Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy (CASA) Class of 2022! The ceremony was held on May 26, 2022, at the JE Broyhill Civic Center. CASA is an innovative high school located on the campus of Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute. Students enter as freshmen and, within a four-year period, they have the opportunity to earn their high school diploma and an associate's degree.

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  • Summer Meals for Children 0 to 18

    With only four days left in the school year, plans are well underway to continue meals for students and children from birth to 18 years old during the summer months. Similar to last June, meal boxes consisting of five breakfast and lunch meals and one gallon of milk per child will be available on Wednesdays at two locations: Gamewell Elementary and Hudson Middle School. The drive-thru distribution times are 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and 3:30-5:30 pm.

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  • Heart Health for Student Athletes

    Hundreds of high school and middle school student athletes are heart healthy to play sports as indicated by an electrocardiogram (EKG) that is an expanded option to the annual sports physical held on school campuses, thanks to the sponsorship and support of Blue Ridge Energy, UNC Health Care and Caldwell County Emergency Services.

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  • Phipps Named Regional Superintendent of the Year

    Donald Phipps, Superintendent of Caldwell County Schools, was named the Region Seven Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service Alliance (NWRESA) for 2022-2023. NWRESA is an organization that provides professional services, staff development, and support for public schools in the northwest region of North Carolina. Phipps is one of eight superintendents in the state recognized for this honor and it places him in the running for State Superintendent of the Year.

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  • Early College Graduates Earn $5 Million in Scholarships

    Seventy-five Caldwell Early College High School students were pronounced graduates at Commencement Exercises on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the JE Broyhill Civic Center. Most of these students completed five years at the Early College, earning them a high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (CCC&TI) at no additional cost to families.

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  • Davenport A+ Teacher Wins Crystal Apple Award

    Elizabeth Walker, third-grade teacher at Davenport A+ Elementary School, was awarded the Crystal Apple Award sponsored by School Specialty Inc., a distributor of school supplies, furniture, technology products, supplemental learning products, and curriculum solutions. She was presented the Crystal Apple Award today at school for “going above and beyond” in the classroom.

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  • Final Walk-Thru at West Lenoir Elementary

    The public is invited to a final farewell at West Lenoir Elementary School on Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 2 pm to 4 pm. The school opened in 1935 and will close effective June 30, 2022.

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  • 2022 Beginning Teacher Conference

    Novice teachers participated in professional development at the 2nd Annual Learning Without Limits Beginning Teacher Conference for elementary teachers held on Tuesday at the Hudson Uptown Building, specifically planned to address the needs of those new to the teaching field.

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