Inclement Weather Make-Up Schedule
The Cumberland County Schools will make-up inclement weather days according to the following schedule. This schedule will allow us to focus on instruction while honoring our graduation dates and spring break.
Student Make-Up days for inclement weather (January 28 – Jan 31, 2014)
Howard Health & Life Sciences High School
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Monthly School Board Meeting
The next meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in the Board room of the Central Services Building (2465 Gillespie Street/Fayetteville). The meeting will begin with a public forum session at 6:30 p.m.
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Premiere Parent & Community Meeting
The Cumberland County Schools’ Anti-Bullying Task Force has planned a special parent and community meeting to teach parents and the community about bullying and what to do when it happens. This FREE event is open to the public and all parents are encouraged to attend.
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SEPTA Hosts Special Needs Night
The Special Education PTA (SEPTA), a branch of the Cumberland County District PTA, which provides a network, support, and a voice for families and teachers of children with special needs, will host “Special Needs Night”. The event will be held on Thursday, March 27, 2014, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Monkey Joe’s in Westwood Shopping... Read More →
Local Scholarship Opportunities
CCAPAP ScholarshipThe Cumberland County Association of Principals and Assistant Principals (CCAPAP) is proud to be able to present scholarships to qualifying Cumberland County Schools (CCS) high school seniors to help them defray the cost of higher education. Each year the association holds a fundraiser to accumulate funds so that we may offer a scholarship... Read More →
CCS’ Elementary Education Department to Hold Beginners’ Day
The Cumberland County Schools’ Elementary Education Department will be holding two Beginners’ Day events this year.
To enroll your child in kindergarten, you will need to provide the school with the following items:
Birth certificateShot recordCopy of child’s physical examinationProof of parent/custodian address
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CCS to Hold Teacher Job Fair
The Cumberland County Schools’ Human Resource Department is sponsoring a Teacher Job Fair on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The Job Fair will be held at Jack Britt High School, located at 7403 Rockfish Road/Fayetteville, NC.
Interested participants should bring 30-50 copies of their résumé. There are no fees and... Read More →
Driver Education – Updated Information
The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) are currently registering students for spring semester driver education classes. The second session will begin March 18 (new date) and conclude April 29 (new date). Students with a date-of-birth on or before August 1, 1999 are eligible to enroll. Applications are available in each middle and high school... Read More →
Bernard Curtis Brown II Memorial Space Camp Scholarship
Bernard Curtis Brown II was on his way to California to participate in a National Geographic event when the aircraft he was on was hijacked and flown into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. In honor of his memory, the Military Child Education Coalition established a scholarship to sponsor a military connected youth’s attendance at Space Camp in... Read More →
2014-2015 School Calendars Have Been Approved
Full-Board approval was given for the Traditional 10-Month, Year-Round, Howard Health & Life Sciences, and A.B. Wilkins/Cross Creek/Cumberland International 2014-2015 calendars during the January 14 School Board Meeting.
Visit the links below to view the 2014-2015 School Year Calendars:
2014-2015 Traditional 10-Month Calendar
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CCS Launches the Home Base Parent Portal
During the month of November, all CCS parents were contacted by their child’s school to set up their accounts in the new Home Base Parent Portal powered by PowerSchool. Schools provided access code letters to parents/guardians. Parents can link their students to their accounts, so they only have one login to access students at multiple schools.... Read More →
What Parents Need to Know About the Excellent Public Schools Act and the Read to Achieve Program
The North Carolina Read to Achieve program is a part of the General Assembly’s Excellent Public Schools Act (pages 38-45), which became law in July of 2012, and applies to all North Carolina K-3 students.
The goal of this legislation is for all students to become proficient readers by the end of third grade. Read to Achieve outlines reading requirements... Read More →