Students pose with the Special Olympic Torch as it was carried past their school.Eastover-Central Kindergarteners came out in full support to cheer on the police officers making the trek from Fayetteville to Raleigh carrying the torch that kicks off the Special Olympics each year!
The run halted long enough to take a quick photo before resuming the run! Eastover-Central is proud of our first responders and love being an encouragement for all they do.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Fayetteville Technical Community CollegeCongratulations class of 2017! Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) invites students to join them for their annual open house for high school graduates who plan to attend FTCC in the fall.  Students will have the opportunity to meet with FTCC faculty and staff, take campus and program tours, and meet with academic counselors and financial aid consultants to plan their next step after high school graduation.  
 
This event will take place on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Tony Rand Student Center on the main FTCC campus.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged to assist with a smooth registration process.
 
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Shannon Prentice, CCS' Data Manager of the YearCongratulations to Shannon Prentice from Max Abbot Middle School!  She was recently named CCS’ Data Manager of the Year.

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Wellness tipsThe Office of Health Services, SHAC, and the District PTA would like to thank all of the schools who participated in the Creating Healthy Schools contest. The time, dedication, creativity, and hard work were well represented in all of the videos. Congratulations to Mary McArthur Elementary and Massey Hill Classical High school for having the most ‘likes’ and winning the contest. Each winning school was awarded $500 from the Just Ask grant. The funds will be used to support creating a healthier learning environment. Again, thank you to all for a job well done.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Man cutting grass with a push mower.You don’t always have to visit a gym to get a good workout. Take advantage of the warmer weather by doing chores outside! Wash your car, mow the lawn, or garden for increased physical activity. Check out these Tips for increasing physical activity and how much activity? For more healthful tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 7, 2017

        


Emily Martinac, teacher at Eastover-Central Elementary SchoolCongratulations to Emily Martinac from  Eastover-Central Elementary for being selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute for the week of June 19-23, 2017. Each year, the Library of Congress provides the opportunity for a group of K-12 educators to attend one of its five teacher institutes in Washington, D.C.

During the five-day program, she will work with Library education specialists and subject-matter experts to learn effective practices for using primary sources in the classroom, while exploring some of the millions of digitized historical artifacts and documents available on the Library’s website.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 6, 2017

        


Renarta Clanton Moyd and Ruben Reyes on the studio set of Get ConnectedDuring the June edition of Get Connected, CCS’ Chief Communications Officer Renarta C. Moyd is joined by CCS’ Associate Superintendent of Human Resources Ruben Reyes, Human Resources Director Tonya Page, and Classified Personnel Supervisor Sharon President about CCS’ recruitment efforts to find the best and brightest for our school system.  To watch the show, tune in to FCE-TV – Cable Channel 5 on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays at noon or watch it now!
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 1, 2017

        


The Cumberland County Board of Education Auxiliary Services, Student Support Services, Finance, Survey (Ad Hoc) and Personnel Committees will meet on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, starting at 8:30 am in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The regular committee meetings are open to the public.

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 1, 2017

        


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The Institute for Community Leadership is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 Class. The program is designed to develop and empower community members, especially those not previously identified, who are able and willing to commit to leadership and service roles in addressing important issues in Fayetteville and Cumberland County. The Institute will start its 14th year in September and is a joint effort sponsored by the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County Government, the Cumberland County Schools, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College and Methodist University. There is no charge to participate. 

The leadership program holds seven monthly training sessions from September through April, excluding the month of December. Sessions are held in different locations from 6 to 9 p.m., usually on the third Tuesday of the month. The focus varies each month and targets different areas of community service, with an emphasis on non-profit agencies, city and county government, arts and culture organizations and area schools and colleges. Anyone interested in applying for the leadership program must be a registered Cumberland County voter, agree to attend every session, if selected, and be willing to sign up as a volunteer with one community organization. The application and a full list of requirements are available online at www.leadership4us.orgThe deadline to apply is July 10. Call 910-437-1921 or e-mail sshutt@co.cumberland.nc.us for more information. 

Eleven CCS’ employees successfully graduated from the leadership program in April!

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 1, 2017

        


Woman's hand holding a water bottle with blue lidAs the temperature continues to rise, let’s take advantage of some health tips to keep us cool. Carry a reusable water bottle with you throughout the day. It can save you time, money, and make choosing a healthy beverage easy! Try at least one of the 10 Tips for Better Beverages. View more beverage tips + a video on making small changes for a healthier drink. Sip smart! For more healthful tips visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 31, 2017

        


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