A remote control in hand.  Shallow depth of field, with focus on the remote.The school system in conjunction with Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC), The Crown, and Time Warner Cable (TWC)/Spectrum will once again air LIVE broadcasts of the June 12 and 13 high school graduation ceremonies from the Crown Coliseum.

As a TWC/Spectrum subscriber,  you can watch CCS’ students walk across the stage to get their diplomas LIVE on FCE-TV Cable Channel 5 and TWC/Spectrum Cable Channel 1301 from the comfort of your home.

Those who aren’t TWC/Spectrum customers can STILL see the graduations LIVE by visiting the Crown Website at live.crowncoliseum.com.

Graduations will be aired according to the following schedule:

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Douglas Byrd High – 8:00 a.m.
Westover High  – 11:00 a.m.
Terry Sanford High – 2:00 p.m.
Seventy-First – 5:00 p.m.
South View High – 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
E.E. Smith High – 8:00 a.m.
Gray’s Creek High – 11:00 a.m.
Pine Forest High – 2:00 p.m.
Cape Fear High – 5:00 p.m.
Jack Britt High – 8:00 p.m.

Note: Previously held graduations will be archived on the Crown Coliseum Website for viewing. 

 

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 9, 2018

        


Staff from New Century International Middle SchoolCongratulations to ‘the big winners’ at  CCS’ Custodial Services’ ‘Red Carpet-Affair’ Dinner on May 4. New Century International Middle School’s Custodial Staff took home the Charlie Wilson School of the Year Award while Assistant Custodial Supervisor James Williams received the coveted Neil Brown Service Award. 
 
More than 400 custodians from across the county and their guests enjoyed a fun-filled evening of food, fellowship, and more than 100 door prizes. “This event is all about our custodians’ hard work and dedication to educating our children,” said CCS’ Chief Custodial Supervisor Faye McMillan. “Some [custodians] don’t get the thanks and appreciation they deserve and this is just one way for us to show them that the Cumberland County Schools appreciates their contributions to education.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Published by Laurie Pender on May 7, 2018

        


Stage decoration at the 2018 Very Special Arts FestivalVery Special Arts is a celebration of the Arts for Exceptional Children enrolled in separate classes in Cumberland County Schools.  It provides an opportunity for students who are often unable to fully participate in other school or community events, to experience a variety of activities designed to give them the maximum amount of participation and involvement through the use of various art media.


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Published by Laurie Pender on May 4, 2018

        


Please make these following important changes to your schedules:

ALL Board Committees will meet on May 31, which is the regular Personnel and Curriculum meeting day. (No committees will meet on June 5.)

We will move the regular Board meeting up one week and hold our regular Board meeting on the evening of June 5.  We cannot meet on the regular meeting day (2nd Tuesday, June 12) due to graduations.

May 31st – All Committees will meet beginning at 8:30 a.m.

June 5th – Regular Board meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m.

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 4, 2018

        


7th Annual AIG Science Night at Fascinate U Children's MuseumThe Academically Intellectually Gifted K-2 Discovery program recently held its 7th annual Discovery Night of Science at Fascinate-U Children’s Museum in downtown Fayetteville. Over 200 second-grade Discovery students and their parents enjoyed this popular event. The K-2 Discovery department was the recipient of a Duke Energy Science Night award which included science station materials for activities such as catapults, circuits, build a bubble, Airzooka, garden in a glove, and parachutes. Other teacher created stations included magnets, balancing birds, sound bowl, stomp rockets, and cuica cups.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 4, 2018

        


Recycle arrows in green with text that reads Go Green Initiative The Spring issue of the Go Green Initiative (GGI)Newsletter has now been posted. Read the follow-up from Earth Day 2018, and read about Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet. These stories and much more in this issue of GGI. Read the newsletter now!

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 2, 2018

        


Ten student winners stand holding their trophiesCongratulations to the following students for receiving awards in the Cumberland County District PTA Council’s Annual Art Reflections Competition: Glendale Acres Elementary – Adrian Cardenas, Adaleigh Hart, Nyla Ferguson, Oakley Baker, Gavin Campbell, Seven Green, Rosanna Pan, and Emmaline Waggy; Ashley Elementary – Anabelle Pearson, Ainsley Tabor, Marin Cardenas, Setornam Agbakpe, Emily Cline, Imari Fleming, Alexander Hallis, Finn Heath, and Camaree Montgomery;
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 1, 2018

        


hand holding sign that reads top performersEach month during the Auxiliary Committee meeting, Cumberland County Schools’ employees are honored for their outstanding commitment and service to the school system. During the May 1 committee meeting, the following people and schools were recognized:
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 1, 2018

        


Crowd shot from the Cumberland County Schools' job fair held Saturday, April 28, 2018.More than 400 potential candidates hoping to find just the right position ‘turned out’ for the Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) Teacher Job Fair, which took place Saturday, April 28 at Gray’s Creek High School.

“The turnout is exciting, and is a result of strategic recruiting efforts the district has engaged in to attract candidates from which principals can select,” said Ruben Reyes, the associate superintendent of CCS’ Human Resources. “Our mission is to ensure we have high-quality candidates so principals can hire excellent teachers and support personnel.”
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 30, 2018

        


The WinnersMembers of Seventy-First Classical Middle School’s Show Choir are still exuberant after winning state finals in the NC Association for Scholastic Activities’ 2018 North Carolina Show Choir Competition (Middle School Division) on Saturday (April 28) at Hillside High School in Durham. 


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Published by Laurie Pender on April 30, 2018

        


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