High school students impacted by Hurricane Florence receive support

Sign with Sprint 1Million Project written in gold and white on a black backgroundFayetteville, N.C. – The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) is continuing its partnership with Sprint’s 1Million Project to provide up to 800 high school students with the equipment and connectivity they need to complete their schoolwork from home.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 26, 2018

        


CCS' Student Services Department will sponsor a parent workshop titled More than Sad on October 2 at 6 p.m. at the Kiwanis Rec Center - 352 Devers Street, FayettevilleOn Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. The CCS’ Student Services Department, Cumberland County Community In Schools, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will sponsor a parent workshop titled “More Than Sad”. This program teaches parents how to recognize the signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation about mental health with their child, and get help. The workshop will take place at the Kiwanis Recreation Center located at 352 Devers Street in Fayetteville. For more information, contact CCS’ Student Services at 910.678.2433.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 26, 2018

        


According to Shirley Bolden, CCS’ Director of Health Services, the Cumberland County Schools have received an update from the State regarding immunization and health assessment requirements. Parents now have until Nov. 6, 2018, to submit the required immunization and health assessment documentation prior to students being excluded from school.

Questions and/or concerns may be presented to your school nurse or the Office of Health Services.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 26, 2018

        


child getting a shot in the armDue to the impact of Hurricane Florence, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has announced a temporary suspension of immunization requirementsParents and guardians will have until November 1, 2018, to meet these requirements, which will provide additional time for families to present required documentation prior to children being excluded from school. 

However, Cumberland County Schools (CCS) has not received authorization to suspend the health assessment requirement. Beginning tomorrow, students who have not presented their health assessment documentation will be excluded from school. 

Parents and guardians may contact their school nurse or CCS’ Office of Health Services for more information.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 25, 2018

        


English as a Second Language written on a blue backgroundJoin the Cumberland County Schools’ English as a Second Language Department for Parent Night on Thursday, October 25, 2018, from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  The event will take place at 1307 Hillsboro Street in Fayetteville, NC. Come and meet the ESL teachers and learn more about the services they offer. Information about graduation requirements will be provided as well as information on how to contact school leaders.

Please confirm your attendance with your child’s ESL teacher.

Contact the ESL Department at 910.484.1176 for more information.


EL DEPARTAMENTO DE INGLES COMO SEGUNDO LENGUAJE “ESL” DE LAS ESCUELAS DEL CONDANDO DE CUMBERLAND

LOS INVITA A

“LA NOCHE PARA PADRES”

CUANDO: 25 de Octubre del 2018
HORA: 6:00 -7:30 p.m.
LUGAR: 1307 Hillsboro Street/Fayetteville, NC 28301

Vengan a conocer a los maestros de ESL y entérese de los servicios que ofrecen. También para que conozca cuales son los requisitos para que su hijo/a se gradué y cómo comunicarse con los líderes de las escuelas*

Confirme su asistencia al (910) 484-1176. ¡POR FAVOR NECESITAMOS SU COOPERACION!

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 24, 2018

        


flooded house and carDid your home get flooded? Learn how you can protect the health of you and your family from harmful mold! Sustainable Sandhills is sponsoring three FREE Mold Clean-Up Workshops. The public is invited to attend any one of the following three events.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 24, 2018

        


National Association of School Psychologists NASPWe would like to share this information with you in response to Hurricane Florence and the flooding that has impacted this area. Such events can be traumatic for children and youth of all ages. Parents, guardians, teachers, and significant adults in a child’s life are uniquely situated to help children to manage their reactions. According to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), some common reactions in children are as follows:
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 24, 2018

        


Icon showing people held in the palm of a hand with the words Resource DirectoryCumberland County has put together on its Website a list of community resources that could be very helpful in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 24, 2018

        


Because of numerous road closures, flooding, and hazardous road conditions that still exist, the Cumberland County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Monday, September 24, 2018. The purpose of the delay is to ensure that bus drivers can safely operate in the daylight to avoid road dangers and to ensure the safe travel of students to school.
 
There will be no morning Prime Time and school breakfast will not be served.
 
Important Post-Storm Updates in the Cumberland County Schools:
 
  • In the interest of preserving instructional time for students, Wednesday, September 26 will be a full day of school for students who follow the Traditional Calendar. It will no longer be designated an early-release day.
  • In response to the impact of Hurricane Florence in Cumberland County,  the USDA has approved the Cumberland County Schools for Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance, which includes offering school breakfast and lunch to all students district wide at no charge from September 24 through the month of October.
  • CCS’ Updated Rescheduled Football Game Schedule
    September 25 ~ Start time 6:30 p.m. —–(Sept.14 Games) 

    Pine Forest High School at Douglas Byrd High School
    E. E. Smith High School at Gray’s Creek High School
    South View High School  at Westover High School 
  • September 26 ~ Start time 6:30 p.m. —- (Sept.14 Game)
    Cape Fear  High School at Overhills High School 
  • September 28 ~ Start time 7:30 p.m.
    Lumberton High School  at Jack Britt High School (Regular Schedule)
    Hoke High School   at 71st High School  (Regular Schedule)
    South View High School (Cancelled & will be rescheduled at a later date)Westover High School (Cancelled & will be rescheduled at a later date)
    Douglas Byrd High School (Cancelled & will be rescheduled at a later date)
    Gray’s Creek High School (Cancelled & will be rescheduled at a later date)
    September 29 ~ Start time 6:30 p.m. —- (Sept. 21 Games) 
    Douglas Byrd High School at E. E. Smith High School
    Westover High School  at Pine Forest High School 
     
    October 1 ~ Start time 6:30 p.m. —- (Sept. 21 Games) 
    Overhills High School  at Terry Sanford High School 
    Gray’s Creek High School  at Cape Fear High School 
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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on September 21, 2018

        


Football laying on a football field

9/25/2018 Start time 6:30 PM —–September 14, 2018 Games 
Pine Forest High School at Douglas Byrd High School
E. E. Smith High School at Gray’s Creek High School
South View High School  at Westover High School 



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Published by Laurie Pender on September 21, 2018

        


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