Cumberland County Schools' Career and Technical Education LogoFind out what is working in the CCS’ Career and Technical Education Department! Read the latest News Brief and find out who the SkillsUSA State Conference Winners were, students job shadowing at CFVMC and much more. Read the CTE News Brief now!

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 2017

        


Pine Forest High School's Green Team Wins $20,000The Pine Forest High School (PFHS) Green Team recently joined the Recycle Rally contest sponsored by PepsiCo where they collected plastic bottles and aluminum cans from students, parents, staff, and community. The Green Team sorted the items, plastic, and aluminum bagged them up and weighed each bag. PepsiCo sent auditors to the school at various times to confirm the team was recycling the right kind of items and weighing everything properly. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 2017

        


Cumberland County Schools Career and Technical Education program logo.Find out what is working in the CCS’ Career and Technical Education Department! Read the latest News Brief to find out about recent events and award winners. Read the CTE News Brief now!

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 23, 2017

        


Recipients of the Annual District PBIS AwardsThe CCS congratulates Stephanie Matarese of Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary for being named the 2017 PBIS Coach of the Year and Morganton Road Elementary School for being named the PBIS School of the year at the annual district celebration held on May 11th! Emily Thayer of Morganton Road Elementary and Tamara Hall of South View High were named the 2017 PBIS Staff Members of the Year! Grays Creek Middle and Alderman Road Elementary schools received awards for the lowest discipline and Douglas Byrd Middle took home the PBIS Parent and Community Involvement Award!

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 23, 2017

        


SFCMS - NCSSM Challenge Cup 2017-18Fayetteville – On Monday, May 8, 2017, Seventy-First Classical Middle School (SFCMS) was announced as the winner of the 2016-2017 North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) Challenge Cup for small middle schools at the Association’s Annual Meeting in Winston-Salem, NC. The award was accepted by Ms. Patricia Ramos, Principal of SFCMS, on behalf of the school.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 18, 2017

        


Driven 2 Excel 2017Fayetteville – Congratulations to Eva Kelly, a senior from Jack Britt High School (JBHS), for winning a 2016 Kia Soul during this year’s “Driven 2 Excel” celebration last night in the Crown Arena. Kelly and 730 other graduating seniors were in the running for the new car and college scholarships based on their attendance and academic achievements.  During the drawing, Diana Cain from JBHS received a $3,000 scholarship and Kade Sibert from Westover High School was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union.  In its fifth year, the “Driven 2 Excel” car give-a-way is sponsored in part by the Cumberland County Schools, Beasley Media Group radio stations, Fayetteville Kia, and the Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 17, 2017

        


Integrated Systems Technology Academy LogoJeffrey Collins and Antonio (Tony) Capelo of the Jack Britt Integrated Systems Technology Academy were awarded First Place in the Inaugural Emerging Leaders STEM Competition hosted by AFCEA at the Crown Coliseum.  The first place winners received $500 and a Dell Laptop for presenting their Field Research Project, Solar Strips. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 17, 2017

        


 

Grocery Bingo - Make Shopping FunDo you dread going grocery shopping? Let’s put some fun into it by playing grocery store bingo. Use grocery shopping to teach kids about food and nutrition. Talk about where vegetables, fruits, protein food, dairy, and grains come from. Help them make healthy choices. For more healthy tips, be sure to visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the week from MyPlate.gov

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 16, 2017

        


Driven 2 ExcelMore than 700 qualified high school seniors in the CCS have been invited to attend a celebration of academic success. The 5th Annual “Driven 2 Excel” Car Give-A-Way Celebration will be held on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:15 p.m. at the Crown Arena. This ‘by-invitation-only’ event is being sponsored by the school system, the stations of the Beasley Media Group, Fayetteville Kia, the Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union, and various community partners. Students will get to enjoy food, music, and prizes. The names of seniors with an exemplary academic and attendance record will be placed in a drawing for the chance to win college scholarships or a brand new 2016 Kia Soul. This year, high school juniors, who have a 3.2 GPA or higher and no more than five absences, have also been invited for the chance to see what awaits them their senior year! When the incentive began five years ago, about 84 seniors qualified for these opportunities.

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 15, 2017

        


Pomp and Circumstance 2017

Fayetteville – The Cumberland County School (CCS) system proudly salutes the nearly 3,500 high school seniors who will walk across the stage in the coming weeks to receive their diplomas.  CCS’ Graduation exercises will be held according to the following schedule:

Friday, May 19                    Seabrook Auditorium – Campus of Fayetteville State University
9:00 a.m.                              Cumberland Polytechnic High School
1:00 p.m.                              A.B. Wilkins High School
4:00 p.m.                              Cross Creek Early College High School
8:00 p.m.                              Cumberland International Early College High School

Wednesday, June 7          Cumberland County Crown Theatre
  2:00 p.m.                           Massey Hill Classical High School
5:00 p.m.                             Reid Ross Classical High School

Thursday, June 8              Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  8:00 a.m.                           Westover High School
11:00 a.m.                            Douglas Byrd High School
2:00 p.m.                             Terry Sanford High School
5:00 p.m.                             Gray’s Creek High School
8:00 p.m.                             South View High School

Friday, June 9                    Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
  8:00 a.m.                            E.E. Smith High School
11:00 a.m.                            Seventy-First High School
2:00 p.m.                             Pine Forest High School
5:00 p.m.                             Cape Fear High School
8:00 p.m.                             Jack Britt High School

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 11, 2017

        


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