Photo of David Suyuan Li, nominee for U.S. Presidential Scholars Program 2019David Suyuan Li, a graduating senior at Terry Sanford High School, has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.  The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2019.  This program was established in 1964 by Executive Order of the President to recognize some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating seniors for their accomplishments in areas of academic success, leadership, and service to their school and community.  All scholars are invited to Washington, DC in June for the National Recognition Program, featuring various events and enrichment activities and culminating in the presentation of the Presidential Scholars Medallion during a White House-sponsored ceremony.  Since 1964, this unique federal program has honored more than 7,000 U.S. Presidential Scholars, who have demonstrated scholarship, leadership, artistic excellence and selfless service to others.  For more information about the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, please visit U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.  

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Published by Angel Hoggard on February 4, 2019

        


Image of students in gym following costumed characters reinforcing PBISWalker-Spivey Elementary School (WSES) recently held a PBIS Re-boot for their students.  Students and staff participated in activities that engaged the crowd with Skits and Bowling Q & A’s.  Students recited their ROAR expectations (Respect, Order, Academics, and Responsibility) and had a visit from a few dancing costumed characters.  PBIS is a framework that helps identify needs, develop strategies and evaluate practices toward building a positive school culture.
Keep ROARing Panthers!
Submitted by Antoreya Scott, CCS PBIS LEAD Coach

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Published by Angel Hoggard on February 4, 2019

        


Panther Pride written in black letters with a paw print in whiteMrs. Carla Crenshaw, principal of Max Abbott Middle School will be visiting two elementary schools this week. She will visit Vanstory Hills Elementary School on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m. and Ashley Elementary School on Wednesday, February 6 at 5:30 p.m. She will be meeting with the parents of current fifth graders. Mrs. Crenshaw will be giving a presentation and answering questions about middle school.

On Tuesday, February 12 Max Abbott Middle School will host School Tours for parents of current 5th graders. Parents will be able to meet the 6th-grade teachers and those who teach electives. The teachers will be able to answer any questions parents may have about middle school.

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Published by Laurie Pender on February 4, 2019

        


Career and Technical Education Month - #CTEMonthWhat is CTE?
Career and technical education, or CTE, is education that directly prepares students for high-wage, high-demand careers. CTE covers many different fields, including health care, information technology, advanced manufacturing, hospitality and management and many more, as described in the national Career Clusters® and ACTE’s What is CTE? page and Sector Sheets. CTE encompasses many different types of education, from classroom learning to certification programs to work-based learning opportunities outside the classroom.

What is CTE Month? 
Career and Technical Education Month®, or CTE Month®, is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.

Learn More

https://www.acteonline.org/ why-cte/cte-awareness/cte- month/
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Published by Laurie Pender on February 4, 2019

        


The Cumberland County Board of Education Auxiliary Services, Student Support Services, Finance, Policy and Legislative Committees will meet on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The meeting is open to the public.

2.5.19 Cumberland County Board of Education Committee Meeting Agenda

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Published by Laurie Pender on February 4, 2019

        


Choice Program applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be accepted from January 7 – February 20, 2019.

For more information or to view the Choice catalog, visit http://choice.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Learn more about all of our choice schools at the CCS Choice Fair, coming up on February 2 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at E.E. Smith High School. All elementary, middle and high school choice program options will be represented. CCS’ Choice Fair – Printable Flyer

Cumberland County Schools' 2019-2020 Choice Fair will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at E.E. Smith High School located at 1800 Seabrook Road from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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Published by Laurie Pender on January 31, 2019

        


Individuals wishing to address the Board may sign up online starting in February

Fayetteville – The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) is moving to an electronic sign-up form for individuals wishing to publicly speak to the Cumberland County Board of Education during the regularly scheduled meeting on the second Tuesday of each month.  This new process, which will be in place starting with the February 12 meeting, will make it easier and more convenient for parents and community stakeholders to sign up and share their feedback with the Board.
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Published by Laurie Pender on January 31, 2019

        


The Cumberland County Board of Education Personnel and Curriculum Committees will meet on Thursday, January 31, 2019starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The meeting is open to the public.

Agenda: 1.31.19 Board of Education Committee Meetings

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on January 25, 2019

        


Image of CCS' Mentors of the Year - James Chrishon and representing Benjamin Simmons, his wife, Mrs. Simmons taken during the CCS Mentor Appreciation Breakfast held on Friday, January 25, 2019.Fayetteville, N.C. – Today, school board members, educators, students and community partners joined together to celebrate the tremendous work that mentors do every day to help students succeed in the classroom and beyond. The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) held its annual Mentor Appreciation Breakfast at the Educational Resource Center to recognize mentors who volunteer their time to support students throughout the school system.
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Published by Laurie Pender on January 25, 2019

        


Image of Red, Yellow and Blue Cumberland County Schools' Child Nutrition LogoDid you know that there are over 800 homeless children in the Cumberland County School System and that they struggle to find food to eat during Spring Break? The School Nutrition Association of Cumberland County Schools is over 500 members strong and is comprised of Child Nutrition Professionals. We have dedicated ourselves to ensuring that the students of Cumberland County Schools have their nutritional needs met, but for their Spring Break, we need your help.
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Published by Laurie Pender on January 24, 2019

        


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