H.M. Arndt Middle School shares digital vision

February 8, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Today’s students are “digital natives,” Davie County Schools Digital Teaching and Learning Coordinator John Marshall said during a visit to H.M. Arndt Middle School. “As an educator, you just have to keep up with the […]

Catawba County Schools superintendent sees new path to students’ future

January 24, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

It’s time to take some “calculated risks” to give a different product to students, Catawba County Schools Superintendent Matt Stover told the Hickory Daily Record before heading into the winter break. While there are plenty […]

Temprano Techvestors in Newton issues $10,000 challenge for K-64

December 15, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Luke Walling believes in supporting local education and its partnership with industry in Catawba County through the K-64 initiative. To emphasize this, his company, Temprano Techvestors in Newton, recently donated $10,000 to K-64 and now […]

Challenger Early College principal, LRU president join K-64 team

December 7, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Challenger Early College High School Principal Heather Benfield and Lenoir-Rhyne University President Fred Whitt are two of the newest members of the K-64 team. During Thursday’s board meeting, K-64 Chief Executive Officer Mark Story announced […]

K-64 funding set for Chromebook pilot program in Catawba County

November 7, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

During its November meeting, the K-64 board approved a financing plan for $430,000 from Peoples Bank to fund a one-to-world technology pilot program, providing a Chromebook for every seventh-grader in Catawba County. The board had […]

Catawba County K-64 board approves 1-to-World pilot program

October 6, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The K-64 board approved a 1-to-World Technology pilot program during its monthly meeting Thursday. The plan came out of the K-64 Technology Task Force chaired by Michael Ellwanger. The idea for the pilot program developed […]

Catawba County K-64 committee to search for tech solution for county school systems

September 14, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The Catawba County K-64 technology committee met for the first time Wednesday to discuss its mission and address the committee’s goal of improving and systematizing technology for the three public school systems in the county. […]

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 superintendents talk tech needs with K-64 board

June 5, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The K-64 governing board held its first meeting this week and members got a chance to hear directly from the county’s three public school district superintendents. They discussed their challenges when it comes to meeting […]

Catawba County Board of Commissioners appoints 11 to K-64 governing board

May 18, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners appointed 11 individuals to serve on the K-64 governing board, which was established to provide practical, executive leadership to the K-64 education initiative. The full board will be comprised […]

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