Pictured are (l-r) NCSTA District 4 Director Erica Cain, Brian Thompson from Terry Sanford High, Karen Steele from John Griffin Middle, and Veronica Stender from Long Hill Elementary.

Erica Cain, Brian Thompson, Karen Steele, and Veronica Stender

Congratulations to CCS’ Teachers Veronica Stender at Long Hill Elementary, Karen Steele at John Griffin Middle, and Brian Thompson at Terry Sanford High on recently being announced as the North Carolina District 4 Outstanding Science Teachers for Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, respectively! The Oct. 19 announcement came during the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA) 47th Professional Development Institute Conference awards ceremony held at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC.  Pictured are (l-r) NCSTA District 4 Director Erica Cain, Brian Thompson from Terry Sanford High, Karen Steele from John Griffin Middle, and Veronica Stender from Long Hill Elementary.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on November 1, 2017

        


 Miss North Carolina, Victoria Huggins visited Stedman Primary and read a book to a group of students.On Thursday, October 19th Miss North Carolina, Victoria Huggins visited our school. The students gathered in the media center and Ms. Huggins read the book, QUACKERS by Liz Wong and she sang them a song. She spoke to the students about the importance of being kind to everyone and always follow your dreams. Before she left, she gave each student a copy of the book, A Very Crabby Christmas by Tish Rabe and the girls got The Little Mermaid coloring book and the boys got Sponge Bob paint book. We had a great morning with Miss North Carolina. We hope she comes back to visit again. Read more…

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 24, 2017

        


Cumberland County School Counselors take it to the next level during their 3rd Annual Money Night for Seniors and their parents.  An event that started with 5 school counselors (Donna Craig; EE Smith High School), Rangel McLaurin (Reid Ross Classical High School), Jennifer Theel (Cumberland International High School), Retired Counselor, Jackie Mardis (Cross Creek Early College High School), and Dr. Tanya Sandidge (Westover High School), is now a Cumberland County School Counselor event. 
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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 24, 2017

        


Family Raking LeavesNow that summertime is over, lets warm up as temperatures cool down by staying active. Remember during the fall season, raking the leaves counts! Learn more Tips for an Active Lifestyle and how to Be an Active Family. For more healthful tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 24, 2017

        


The Cumberland County Board of Education Curriculum and Personnel Committees will meet on Thursday, October 26, 2017 starting at 8:30 am in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The meeting is open to the public.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 23, 2017

        


 Jack Britt SAVE Promise Club members with Paula Fynboh, Sandy Hook Promise; David Jackson, Jack Britt SAVE Advisor; Steve Moore, Allstate

Jack Britt SAVE Promise Club members with Paula Fynboh, Sandy Hook Promise; David Jackson, Jack Britt SAVE Advisor; Steve Moore, Allstate

Jack Britt High School received a $1,000 mini-grant for their safe school efforts from the Allstate Foundation and Sandy Hook Promise. Grant funds will be used by their Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) Promise Club to conduct activities and implement the Know The Signs violence prevention programs. 
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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 23, 2017

        


This is a picture of the green Salvation Army Angel Tree with a yellow star on top and the logo for the Salvation Army.The Salvation Army would like to help bring joy to children this Christmas. The Angel Tree program helps children up to 12 years old and seniors ages 65+ who would otherwise not receive anything for Christmas. Each child’s or senior’s name is on a tag, along with their wish list for Christmas. The Angel Tree in Cross Creek Mall will have dozens of tags hanging on the tree, waiting to be adopted by loving people who will shop for gifts for the children or the seniors. The program starts this Monday, October 23, 2017.

Christmas Application Guidelines 2017- English Version

Christmas Application Guidelines 2017- Spanish Version

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 20, 2017

        


In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, data managers from across the school district wore pink to their October meeting to give hope. One data manager shared a quotation that he felt best captured this show of solidarity: “Supporting the fighters, admiring the survivors, honoring the taken, and never ever giving up hope.” – Unknown

 

Cumberland County Schools' Data Managers wearing the color pink to support and bring awareness to Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 18, 2017

        


Walk to School DayA big kudos to schools who participated in the 2017 National Walk to School Day during this month. Beaver Dam, Ashley, Bill Hefner, Lucile Souders, Cumberland Road, Stoney Point, Alderman Road, and Lillian Black Elementary schools walked on their school campus. Cliffdale, Vanstory, C. Wayne Collier, Alma Eason, Walker-Spivey Elementary schools took it a step further by inviting parents, community members, and city councils.
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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 18, 2017

        


The Cumberland County Board of Education will meet on Thursday, October 19, 2017 starting at 2:30 p.m. for a special meeting in the Central Services Building, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on October 17, 2017

        


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