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Notice of Special-Called BOE Meeting with Public Directives -Monday, March 18, 2024



Catawba County Board of Education
Special Called Meeting (Regarding Challenged Book)
Monday, March 18, 2024
6:00 p.m.

NEWTON, March 11, 2024 --The Catawba County Board of Education will hold a special-called meeting on Monday, March 18, 2024, for the purpose of a hearing on a challenged book (Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult). The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. in the boardroom at 2285 North Anderson Avenue, Newton, North Carolina. Doors will open promptly at 5:30 p.m. to welcome all attendees.

Public Directive for Catawba County Board of Education Special Called Meeting Monday, March 18, 2024

To facilitate a smooth and organized gathering, attendees are kindly requested not to arrive before 5:00
p.m. This will allow employees to conclude their workday and leave campus in order to provide adequate parking for the meeting. Attendees are encouraged to form a line at the designated door area extending down the ramp.

The meeting is subject to an occupancy cap of 60 public seats in the boardroom to ensure everyone’s
safety. No standing will be allowed in the boardroom during the meeting.

Catawba County Board of Education offers live stream access to meetings. Please join by using the
following link: https://www.catawbaschools.net/board-of-education/live-stream

For the convenience of media personnel, a designated media area will be positioned inside the
boardroom in the left rear of the room, ensuring easy access and coverage of the proceedings.

Media Contact:
Kim Jordan
Director of Marketing and Communication