Champion for Children Honorees (l-r) Natalie Godwin, David Jackson, David Gilchrist, and Linda Buie recognized during the March 14 Board Meeting.Cumberland County Schools’ Champion of Children Award Recipients Making A Difference  –  Instructional Coach Natalie Godwin from Armstrong Elementary School, Safe Schools Coordinator David Jackson from Jack Britt High School,  Teacher David Gilchrist from New Century International Middle School, and Athletic Assistant Linda Buie from South View High School were recognized as educators who are making a difference in our schools every day. These four are the second group of CCS’ employees to receive the school system’s newly created Champion for Children Award.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on March 15, 2017

        


Next Step

A report on Board action
Cumberland County Board of Education
Regular Meeting

March 14, 2017 
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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on March 15, 2017

        


Cumberland County Schools Academically and Intellectually Gifted Logo with purple letters and purple shieldThe Cumberland County AIG Program is pleased to announce the students selected to attend the 2017 session of the North Carolina Governor’s School.

Samantha Gephart – Art – Terry Sanford High School

Jaelyn Wilson – Choral Music (Soprano II) – Massey Hill Classical High School

Portia Washington – English – Pine Forest High School

Hahn Lheem – Instrumental Music (Cello) – Jack Britt High School

David Li – Instrumental Music (Violin) – Terry Sanford High School

Daniel Soliman – Math- Pine Forest High School

Nicole Delmolino – Math – Terry Sanford High School

Nikhil Gordon – Math – Terry Sanford High School

Rebecca Black – Math – Terry Sanford High School

Shen Chung – Math – Reid Ross Classical High School

Andrew Esterly – Natural Science – Gray’s Creek High School

Brianna Chan – Natural Science – Jack Britt High School

Catherine Walwer – Natural Science – Douglas Byrd High School

Kelly He – Natural Science – Jack Britt High School

Selena Beal – Natural Science – Terry Sanford High School

Arington Duffer – Social Science – Pine Forest High School

Ellin Heidgerken – Social Science – Pine Forest High School

Janasia Miller – Social Science – E. E. Smith High School

Mary E. Vorder Bruegge – Spanish – Massey Hill Classical High School

The Governor’s School of North Carolina is a five and one-half week summer residential program for academically or intellectually gifted high school students, integrating academic disciplines, the arts, and unique courses on each of two campuses. The Governor’s School is the oldest statewide summer residential program for academically or intellectually gifted high school students in the nation.

Congratulations to these students for this exceptional accolade.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on March 15, 2017

        


Battle of the Books Logo - Books sitting at a table answering questions!The CCS Elementary Battle of the Books Cluster Competitions were held March 6-10 at the CCS’ Educational Resource Center.  Congratulations to all of our teams and their coaches! Thirty-nine elementary schools competed for a chance to advance to the EBOB Finals on March 16th.  The following schools placed first or second in their Cluster and will compete in the Finals next week:

 
Long Hill Elementary
Sunnyside Elementary
Howard Hall Elementary
Mary McArthur Elementary
District 7 Elementary
Eastover Central Elementary
New Century International Elementary
Vanstory Hills Elementary
Gray’s Creek Elementary
Gallberry Farm Elementary
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Published by Laurie Pender on March 10, 2017

        


Man and woman tying their tennis shoesSometimes activities with friends or family are more enjoyable than doing them alone. Join a walking club or attend group fitness classes. By building a support network you can encourage each other to be active. Check out the 10 Tips: Be Active Adults before getting moving. Join or Start a SuperTracker Group to achieve your goals as a team. For more, healthful tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Source: ChooseMyPlate.gov

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on March 8, 2017

        


NC Department of Labor LogoIt is the belief of the General Assembly that parent involvement is an essential component of school success and positive student outcomes. Therefore, employers shall grant four hours per year leave to any employee who is a parent, guardian, or person standing in loco parentis of a school-aged child so that the employee may attend or otherwise be involved at that child’s school. However, any leave under this section is subject to the following conditions:
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Published by Laurie Pender on March 7, 2017

        


Mac Williams Middle School Battle of the Books TeamWhat a great day of competition for the Middle School Battle of the Books (MBOB)!! Thanks to all the teams for their hard work!

Mac Williams Middle School won the district competition and will represent CCS in the Regional MBOB Competition on April 3rd.  Congratulations!!

1st: Mac Williams Middle School
2nd:  Gray’s Creek Middle School
3rd:  Max Abbott Middle School
4th:  Tie- John Griffin Middle School and New Century Middle School
5th:  Hope Mills Middle School

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Published by Laurie Pender on March 6, 2017

        


Renarta Moyd talks with guests about the International Baccalaureate Program at Baldwin ElementaryDuring March’s edition of Get Connected, CCS’ Chief Communications Officer Renarta C. Moyd is joined by representatives from local schools with International Baccalaureate (IB) programs (Ed V. Baldwin Elementary – Emilie Davenport & Jon Miller and South View High School – Brian Edkins & Dawn Curle). They are discussing aspects of their respective IB programs and how it benefits students. 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 March 3, 2017

        


Students participate in group activity at Max Abbott Middle SchoolMax Abbott Middle School AIG students recently participated in an Engineering-On-the Road program presented by the UNCW School of Engineering.  Students were introduced to many fields of engineering and taught that engineers have a mindset to solve problems through communication, collaboration, creativity, and optimism.  Students participated in a hands on Industrial Engineering activity in which they were required to draft a prototype of a thank you card, outline a process for developing their card, produce the product in mass amount, and then evaluate their productivity,efficiency, and quality.  Students quickly learned that sometimes it is necessary to make changes to processes in order to improve productivity, efficiency, and quality.


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Published by Laurie Pender on March 1, 2017

        


Students from Seventy-First High School learn Chinese through teleconference Digital Learning Day 2017 was a success in Cumberland County Schools! On February 23rd, students, teachers, and administrators across the district showcased their knowledge of educational digital technologies by participating in activities utilizing digital tools, resources and content. Digital Learning Day is a national event that started in 2012. It’s about enhancing the learning experience for all students and targeting the skills needed in today’s world. Both students and teachers are embracing new innovative ways to teach and learn.
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Published by Laurie Pender on February 27, 2017

        


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