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Masks--Catawba County: Yes Lincoln Charter: Optional
Two area school boards took opposite views on masking at Monday (Oct. 25th) meetings.  The Catawba County Board of Education decided to stay with its mask mandate until the next school board meeting on November 8th.  The Lincoln Charter Board voted to make masks optional.
Monday, October 25, 2021

COVID in Schools Update
Cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County Schools increased slightly last week, but remain below the number experienced weekly before the school system switched to 'masks optional' on September 29th.  Here are the latest figures.  
Monday, October 25, 2021

Groundbreaking For New Fiber Center, Oct. 27
Gaston College is connecting the threads for a brighter tomorrow. Oct. 27 at 1:30 p.m., there will be a groundbreaking ceremony for the college’s new fiber innovation center.
Sunday, October 24, 2021

COVID School Report
Gaston County's Board of Education voted Monday evening (Oct. 18th) to continue requiring masks for students, staff and visitors in Gaston County Schools.  The number of new cases of COVID-19 is declining but Health Director Steve Eaton told the board he didn't recommend they make a change at this time.
Monday, October 18, 2021

COVID Cases In Schools Declining
Here's the latest on COVID in schools.
Sunday, October 10, 2021

Schools Masks Update
The weekly report from Lincoln County Schools says the number of COVID-19 cases declined for the second straight week.  The schools went 'masks optional' effective last Wednesday (Sept. 29th).
Monday, October 4, 2021

Masks Optional Policy Will Continue
Lincoln County Schools 'masks optional' policy can continue after Superior Court Judge James Morgan of Shelby denied a request for a temporary restraining order Thursday.
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Masks Optional in Lincoln County Schools
On Wednesday, Lincoln County Schools will become one of only six (out of 115) North Carolina school districts in which masks are optional.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Lincoln Charter & Catawba County Schools Continue Masks
Monday, September 27, 2021

Lincoln County Rethink Education Team Members Chosen
Ten Lincoln County Schools teachers and administrators were chosen to serve as facilitators who will help prepare teachers across the state to deliver high-quality instruction in a variety of settings and situations.
Thursday, September 23, 2021

School Mask Update
Gaston County Schools will continue to require masks until Oct. 18th.  The School Bord voted Monday.
Monday, September 20, 2021

Second Schools Staff Member Dies From COVID
Lincoln County Schools have now had two staff members--a teacher and a custodian/bus driver to die from the COVID-19 virus.
Monday, September 20, 2021

COVID Numbers In Schools Growing
The number of cases of COVID-19 in area schools continues to grow.
Friday, September 17, 2021

Fourth Wave Continues
The delta variant surge is continuing, but the Lincoln County Board of Education ignored reports from Health Director Davin Madden and NCDHHS Chief Medical Officer Dr. Elizabeth Tillson Tuesday night, and approved going to 'masks optional' September 29th.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Lincoln County Schools Will End Mask Mandate
Lincoln County Schools will end a mask mandate and go 'masks optional' effective September 29th.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Schools Report More COVID Cases
The delta variant of the COVID virus is not only causing more cases; it's also causing more cases among the young.  Here's the latest report from
Friday, September 10, 2021

Schools Experiencing More COVID Cases
Schools--like society in general--are experiencing an increase in COVID cases--largely due to the delta variant.
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

COVID Update
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday (Aug. 29th) that he supports making COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for school children.  So far, no vaccine has been approved for children under age 12.
Monday, August 30, 2021

Schools Report COVID Cases
During this first week of school for students, Lincoln County Schools reported 37 cases of COVID.
Friday, August 27, 2021

Schools Talk Masks
Lincoln Charter School will require masks until September 28th; Catawba County Schols will continue 'masks optional.'  Those decisions were made on split votes Monday evening (Aug. 23rd).
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

School begins this Monday August 23rd for Lincoln County Schools as well as schools in Catawba, Gaston and Cleveland counties. Be cautious and patient and let's have a safe opening day. (Article Updated With Some Back-To-School Photos)
Monday, August 23, 2021

Lincoln County Schools Will Require Masks For 30 Days
Lincoln County Health Director Davin Madden issued a request Tuesday (Aug. 17th) that all schools in Lincoln County  institute a temporary mask mandate because of the quickly growing number of COVID infections in the county.  Lincoln County Schools posted a bulletin that says they'll now require masks for at least 30 days.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Lincoln Charter Says Masks Now Required for Staff
Lincoln Charter School, which started the school year last Wednesday (Aug. 11th) with a 'masks optional' policy for teachers and students has changed to 'masks required" for teachers and other staff.  
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Gaston County Schools Now Say "Wear A Mask!"
The Gaston County Board of Education has reversed its 'masks optional' decision.  Masks will be required in Gaston County schools when school starts Monday.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Welcome Back Students & Staff
This is a busy time for families as they plan on returning to school and all the activities that make this a memorable time in a child’s life.
Monday, August 16, 2021

Gaston College, J.C. Smith Enter Agreement
Gaston College and Johnson C. Smith University recently entered an important agreement facilitating direct-entry transfers from Gaston College to JCSU.
Sunday, August 15, 2021

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