Multiple building improvement projects were discussed at the Catawba County Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, including painting at eight schools.
Three people spoke about the 24 book challenges facing Catawba County Schools during a school board meeting on Monday.
Professors and program leaders say they expect the U.S. Supreme Court's decision Friday will drive conversations in history, sociology, gender studies, and nursing, to name a few.
Student meal prices are increasing at Hickory Public Schools in the coming school year.
A report on the impact of COVID-19 on learning revealed that eighth-grade students in Catawba County Schools were among the most highly impacted by the pandemic.
Catawba County Schools has reviewed eight of the 24 books a parent asked the school system to ban. None of the books have been banned from school libraries, but three will be moved out of middle school libraries.
Catawba County Schools’ leaders want to put a school resource officer at every school. That would mean 12 new officers for the district.
Graduation speaker Kathryn Bolick asked her classmates to think about what photos they would find if they were able to pull out their phones and scroll through their galleries.
On the field of Tiger Stadium at Fred T. Foard, a sea of graduates in baby blue gowns celebrated Friday night, marking their next step from high school onward.
During his graduation speech at Bandys High School, Senior Class President Marlon Edwards said he was inspired by a quote from retiring staff member Chris “Chopper” Fulbright.
Katherine Ramsey took the Class of 2022 at St. Stephens High School on a time trip Friday night.
The St. Stephens Class of 2022 graduated Friday night on the football field of the high school in Hickory.
School safety was top of mind for Catawba County leaders as they discussed next year’s budget one day after the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Nine students received diplomas Wednesday as part of the Conover School Class of 2022.
A $995,282 allotment for exceptional children’s education services was awarded to Hickory Public Schools.
River Bend Middle School students released 98 trout into the river at a state park Friday.
Eighty-two students received their diplomas from Challenger High School Friday night in the Tarlton Complex at Catawba Valley Community College.
This article was updated at 9:35 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
Graduates gathered with their families at Catawba Valley Community College awaiting their moment to receive a diploma Friday morning.
In late April, Hickory High School Principal Rebecca Tuttle hosted a “Senior Day” at the school’s athletic field house for all soon-to-be graduates.
The rain couldn’t dampen the excitement of students graduating from Lenoir-Rhyne University on Friday afternoon.
Lenoir-Rhyne University graduate and undergraduate students walked across the stage at P.E. Monroe Auditorium to receive their diplomas on Friday.
This story was update at 1:45 p.m. on May 6.
An additional $22 million has been granted for construction and renovation plans for Newton-Conover High School. The Newton-Conover school district already has $20 million in grants and local funding for the project from state and local governments.
Lunches may cost more for students at Newton-Conover City Schools next school year.
New playground equipment is on the wish list for students at Clyde Campbell Elementary School. To raise money for the equipment, students rounded up sponsorships and ran a mile on the school’s track last week.