Catawba County K-64 Board funds summer teacher training

June 30, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The newly formed K-64 Board approved $118,505 during Thursday’s meeting to be used by Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools and Catawba County Schools for teachers’ summer technology training. The board also elected Michael Ellwanger, […]

Catawba County students see career potential with internship program

June 29, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Career and Technical Education (CTE) is all about showing students the career opportunities within their own communities. Catawba County Schools CTE Director Mark Story said his district decided to host a Careers Summer Internship to […]

Raising The Dropout Age Shows Varied Results

June 22, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

In North Carolina, you can legally drop out of high school at the age of 16 – except in two school districts in Catawba County – Newton-Conover City Schools and Hickory Public Schools. Both were […]

Apprenticeship will end with employment for three students

June 21, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Three Lincoln County Schools students made it into the Catawba Valley Community College Apprenticeship Program this year — Mark Ward, a rising senior at West Lincoln High School, Frank Hatchett, who graduated this June from […]

Five Reasons To Teach Robotics In Schools

June 14, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

In today’s’ technology-driven world, it’s important now more than ever to prepare students for the future. Teaching robotics to young students throughout their schooling can increase their ability to be creative and innovative thinkers and […]

Column: Leader In Me reaps results, develops future talent

June 13, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The National Association of College and Employers (NACE), an organization which links college career placement offices with employers, recently surveyed a sampling of hiring managers asking them to rank which skills they prioritize when hiring […]

Catawba County students stay sharp with area’s camps

June 13, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

From music to art to science to cyber security, local students have all the opportunities they could want when it comes to keeping their academic skills sharp during the summer while still having fun. Many […]

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