CCS Parents/Guardians of Rising 9th Graders, It's time to register for our Summer Jump Start program! This exciting opportunity will help your student better prepare for the transition to high school. Food, fun, and transportation provided! Register HERE !
Considering Online Catawba for the 2023-24 school year? It's the last chance to enroll your child in this unique blended learning opportunity for K-12 grades. Whether new to Online Catawba or continuing in our program, everyone MUST re-enroll each year. Don't miss out! The application period closes at 5 pm on Thursday, April 6, 2023! For more information or to apply, please visit https://www.catawbaschools.net/academics/online-catawba
Spring Break is (almost) HERE!
We hope you and your family enjoy some time away from school to rest and recharge for the final 6 weeks of the school year! CCS Spring Break is April 7-14. Challenger Early College High School will attend school as normal, with Monday, April 10 as their holiday. QUEST all-day care will operate at select sites Monday, April 10-Friday, April 14.
SAVE THE DATES...Summer Learning Opportunities for your Child!
Catawba County Schools is excited to announce several opportunities for your child, so mark your calendars now! More information coming soon! 2nd Administration for EOGs/EOC May 31-June 2, 2023 8am-1pm for Elementary 3rd-6th 8am-12:30pm for MS/HS Eligible students will be notified! Summer Reading Camp (2nd/3rd Grade) June 12-June 29, 2023 8am-3pm Monday-Thursday Eligible students will be notified! Credit Recovery for High School June 5-June 15, 2023 8am-1pm *No Fridays Jump Start for 2023-24 August 16-17, 2023 8:30-12:30 Rising Kindergarteners 10am-2:30 Rising 7th/9th graders [Tuesday, Apr 4 at 4:17 PM] CORRECTION for SAVE THE DATES...Summer Learning Opportunities--
High School Credit Recovery Dates are June 5-June 15, 2023
8am-1pm *No Fridays. The dates were incorrect on the original post.
Online Catawba Applications Now Open!
Looking for a more flexible learning option for your child? Consider our Online Catawba Virtual Learning Program! This unique K-12 program is a blended learning model, with remote learning PLUS face-to-face instruction that includes field trips and hands-on opportunities. For more information or to apply, please visit: https://www.catawbaschools.net/academics/online-catawba
Have a Rising Kindergartener or Know Someone Who Does?
Our 2023-24 Kindergarten Registration process is underway! Children who will be five years old by August 31, 2023, are eligible. Please visit our Kindergarten Enrollment webpage at https://www.catawbaschools.net/parents-students/enroll-your-child/kindergarten to learn everything you need to know and to enroll your child now!
Good evening, CCS Families, Hope you are enjoying your weekend. We have a couple of reminders for the upcoming week...
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS!
Daylight Saving Time Begins on Sunday, March 12, 2023. Remember to move your clocks forward 1 hour and enjoy the extra evening daylight! With the time change, it will be darker in the morning during our bus routes, so please be extra cautious to help us keep our students safe.
TEACHER WORKDAYS THIS WEEK!
There will be no school for students on Thursday, March 16, and Friday, March 17. Thursday is a mandatory workday for our teachers to have professional development. Friday is an optional teacher workday. Quest will operate at selected sites during the workdays. Challenger Early College HS will have spring break March 15-17.
As always, have a great week, and thank you for your continued support of Catawba County Schools!
BOE Approves 2023-24 School Calendar
The Board of Education approved the 2023-24 School Calendar draft at their regular meeting on Monday, February 27, 2023. The first student day will be on Monday, August 28, 2023, with high school exams prior to winter break. The last student day will be on Friday, May 24, 2024. The Board also approved the 2023-24 Compass calendar and the 2023-24 Challenger Early College High School calendar.* Draft copies of the approved calendars are linked below and will be posted on our CCS website later this week. *pending final approval of CVCC 's calendar. 2023-24 CCS Regular School Calendar 2023-24 Compass Calendar 2023-24 Challenger Early College High School Calendar
Good evening, High School Families, The NC Dept. of Public Instruction is seeking High School students to help lead their summer Computer Science Summit. All expenses are paid. The deadline for applications is March 4. Please see the flyer below, which contains a QR code with all the information needed to apply!
Good evening, Catawba County Families, Here is some " News You Can Use " from Catawba County Schools! 2023-24 Kindergarten Spanish Immersion Parent Nights... Do you have a rising kindergartener or know someone who does? For more information on our Dual Language Spanish Immersion Programs, please attend one (or more) of these upcoming parent information sessions next week... Startown Elementary School Monday, February 13 at 6:00 pm Sherrills Ford Elementary School Thursday, February 16 at 5:30 pm St. Stephens Elementary School Thursday, February 16 5:30 pm (English) and 6:30 pm (En E spañol) 2023-24 Challenger Early College Application Deadline Approaching... Attention parents of current 8th grade students... Applications for Challenger Early College High School are due on February 15, 2023. For more information or to apply, please visit the 2023-24 Challenger Application . Teacher Workdays on Friday, February 17th, and Monday, February 20th There will be no school for students* on Friday, February 17, and Monday, February 20, 2023 , due to scheduled teacher workdays. Quest will operate at select sites. * Excludes Challenger Early College High School. Challenger will operate on its normal schedule.
Dear CCS Families, This is a friendly reminder that there will be no school for students or staff on Monday, January 16, 2023 , in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. We will see your student back in school on Tuesday, January 17th!
Dear CCS Families, As we head into the end of our first semester and our upcoming holidays, we want to remind you that our winter break begins with a 3-HOUR EARLY RELEASE for students on Wednesday, December 21st. (Quest will operate on Dec. 21). Students will return to school on Monday, January 9, 2023 (Challenger students will return on Tuesday, January 10). FULL DAY QUEST sites will be open from 6 am until 6 pm on December 22. ALL QUEST SITES will be CLOSED from Friday, December 23, through Monday, January 2nd. FULL DAY QUEST sites will be open from Tuesday, January 3, through Friday, January 6th. From all of us to all of our Catawba County Schools Families, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year!