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Catawba County Schools Title I Literacy Specialists, Instructional Coaches, and Interventionists met recently for the latest updates on state and local literacy initiatives.
Dr. Jeffrey Isenhour, principal at Bunker Hill High School, has been selected as a final member of the North Carolina Academic Standards Review Commission. He is one of eleven citizens chosen from a cross-section of professionals from across the state.
Mountain View Elementary School celebrated Constitution Day – September 17th – by taking a trip back in time to learn about the establishment of the Constitution of the United States.
Five Catawba County teachers recently had up-close-and-personal experiences with industries in the Claremont community. Thanks to a grant from the North Carolina State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues, the new STEM West initiative . . .
It's that time again! Students, families, faculty, and anyone from the community may nominate and vote for their favorite teacher in the Hometown Hero Teacher Appreciation Program.
Sarah Lemons of Catawba, picture in the center of the first row, was elected State FFA President this summer at the 86th State FFA Convention. Sarah will serve a one-year term of service.
Congratulations to Maiden Elementary for meeting its goal of collecting 30 units of blood at its recent blood drive! Sandi Wike, donor recruiter for the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC), notified Maiden Elementary Principal Lori Reed . . .
Fred T. Foard High School has been awarded a $1,000 grant from the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas (CBCC). The award is one of ten given to regional high schools.
The Challenger Early College Student Government Association (SGA) recently paid a visit to Atlanta, Georgia. Every SGA trip for the school contains a cultural, social, and educational aspect.
CCS Board of Education highlights for its meeting on September 8, 2014 have been posted
There were smiles, applause, and cheers this morning when Lyle Creek’s Sarah Coffey was named the CCS September “Hometown Hero.” She was surprised in her classroom by Bob Dill of the Charles Monnett Law Firm and by Taylor Patterson who . . .
On July 10-21, 2014, two Catawba County teachers had the opportunity to study abroad and travel to Narita, Japan, and Yogyakarta and Bali, Indonesia. Beverley Pittman, and Stephanie Weber . . .
The Catawba County Board of Education has received the Association of School Business Officials International’s (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards . . .
The Fred T. Foard JROTC Tiger Battalion, under the leadership of First Sergeant (R) William Thiel and LTC (R) Steven Crowe, recently conducted a six person Color Guard mission. The Battalion presented at the Carolina Panthers preseason game . . .
The 2015 graduating class of Bunker Hill High School (BHHS), before posing for their senior picture, were given a challenge by Principal Dr. Jeff Isenhour. “Make a commitment to walk across that stage,” Isenhour emphasized,
The following schools have listed upcoming dates and time of school Open Houses and other meetings.
It was smooth sailing at Mountain View this morning, August 25th, as students reported for their first of 180 days of instruction for the 2014-2015 school year. Students and staff had big smiles on their faces as they welcomed each other.
As the COMPASS Academy prepares to open at the Sweetwater Early Education Resource Center, Academy personnel and Catawba County maintenance staff have been working diligently to make sure things are ready for the first day of school on August 25th.
As elementary schools held open houses this week, parents had the opportunity to learn about CCS’s new before-and-after school program called QUEST. Operating hours are from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM Monday through Friday.
August 22nd is school bus pickup day for all three school districts in Catawba County. According to Catawba County Schools Transportation Director Cecil Davis, 271 student transports are on the road Friday afternoon.
Many of you have probably seen video of people in all walks of life taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Not to be outdone, Blackburn principal Brian Hefner braved the frigid water dump.
Challenger Early College High School (CECHS) has opened its doors for its 10th year to a new class of incoming freshmen.Challenger-10th-Anniversary CECHS serves 400 students from Alexander County and Catawba County in partnership with . . .
Leslie Barnette, Federal Programs director for Catawba County Schools, has announced that two workshops will be offered during the next months. The workshops are funded through Title I.