High School Students Taking Part In Counselor Led Group DiscussionProposed budget focuses on meeting the needs of the whole child

Fayetteville – Meeting the needs of the whole child is the top priority of the Cumberland County Board of Education. Last night, the Board approved a budget request to send to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners. The budget request includes a proposed increase of $8.9 million, which would bring the total allotment from the County to $89,041,982.
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 10, 2019

        


Cumberland County Board of Education
Fayetteville, North Carolina
March 12, 2019

The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Services Board Room, with the following board members present:
Donna Vann, Alicia Chisolm, Greg West, Porcha McMillan, Susan Williams, Judy Musgrave, Carrie Sutton, and Charles McKellar. Peggy Hall was not in attendance this evening. Others present were Associate Superintendents, Mary Black (Acting Superintendent), Ron Phipps, Clyde Locklear, Ruben Reyes, Betty Musselwhite, Lindsay Whitley, Joe Desormeaux and Stacey Wilson-Norman; Board Attorney Nick Sojka; representatives of the principals association, Ft. Bragg Liaison, district PTA representative, representatives of the NCAEOP, NAACP and representatives of the teacher assistants association. A media representative was also present.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 10, 2019

        


Crop Hunger WalkCumberland County Student Services in partnership with the Cumberland Crop Walk Committee is participating in a 5K Crop Hunger Walk/Run on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Westminster Presbyterian Church located at 2505 Village Drive in Fayetteville. Sign-in begins at 2:00 p.m. with music and kid-friendly activities. The 5K walk/run begins at 3:00 p.m. . This event is free and open to the public.

CCS employees and students interested in community service hours, runners, walkers, drumlines, water station attendants, are encouraged to attend and assist. Twenty-five percent of funds raised will support hunger fighting programs at Second Harvest and other agencies. For more information, contact Pam Story at 910.678.2621.

 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 9, 2019

        


 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


Notice of a meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Education pursuant to G.S. 143-318.12. The Cumberland County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, starting at 6:30 p.m. for a regular monthly meeting in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The meeting is open to the public.

Individuals requesting to speak during the public comment period may sign up using the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/ZGa8Q33DJMo3D9tH3, which will be accessible starting at noon on Board meeting days and remain open until 6:15 p.m. To facilitate the sign-up process, CCS will provide an electronic device at each Board meeting, and staff will be on hand to assist as needed. A pen and paper option will be available upon request.  The cut-off time to sign up to speak during the public comment period is 6:15 p.m.

** Cumberland County Board of Education Committees will not meet on April 25, 2019. The next Committee meetings are scheduled for May 7, 2019, starting at 8:30 am. **

Cumberland County Board of Education Meeting Agenda

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


Image of child at laptop with blue screen and orange text box with caption <C3> CAMP Cumberland County Coding CampThe Cumberland County Schools and the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center are sponsoring a Cumberland County Coding Camp this summer. Materials and supplies will be provided along with lunch and snacks. This program is FREE and open to Cumberland County School students.  Grade levels are determined by the students’ grade level during the 2018- 2019 school year. Space is limited, a completed application is required for participation. The application deadline is Friday, June 7, 2019, for all camps. Camp times are from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Cliffdale Recreation camp begins at 9:30 a.m.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


The NC Science House located at NC State University recently hosted the Cumberland County Schools Elementary Division 10th North Carolina Science Olympiad. This tournament is a rigorous academic interscholastic competition that consists of a series of different hands-on, interactive, challenging and inquiry-based events that are balanced between the various disciplines of biology, earth science, environmental science, chemistry, physics, engineering, and technology. Students from 30 teams participated in 18 events. There was an estimated 3,500 in attendance for the awards ceremony. The Pasta Tower, 3,2,1 Blast Off, Ramp and Roll, and Duct Tape Challenge are events that support STEM with engineering. Other events, the Backyard Biologist, Energy Matters, Sky Quest, and Rock Stars support science standards. Students that participated in Science Sketchers were required to learn over 100 vocabulary words. For more information about this competition, please visit the North Carolina Science Olympiad website.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


JW Coon Coin DriveIn support of Cumberland County School’s Superintendent, Dr. Marvin Connelly Jr., the faculty and students at J.W. Coon Elementary School have recently been competing school-wide in a “Cougars Against Cancer” coin drive to raise funds for Relay for Life. As a school, the J.W. Coon Cougars raised $1,829.49! One kindergarten class was able to raise over $400. To learn more about Relay for Life, please visit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life website. 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


SVMS FBLASouth View Middle School’s Future Business Leaders of America recently attended the 2019 NC State Leadership Conference in Greensboro, NC. The conference includes business meetings, an election of state officers, special-interest sessions, and other planned activities. To learn more, please visit the NC Future Business Leaders of America website and to view the full gallery of photos, visit the South View Middle School website.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


Image of a yellow and red bubble men shaking hands with yellow and white safety cones at their feet with the caption "Counseling Health Services  * Military Connection Psychological Services * Social WorkThe Cumberland County Schools’ Based-Care Review Team is inviting all parents and students for encore presentations of the “More Than Sad” Parent/Community Informational Session.

Monday, April 1, 2019
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Mac Williams Middle School located at 4644 Clinton Road

Registration for Mac Williams Middle School on Monday, April 1, 2019.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
West Regional Library located at 7469 Century Circle

Registration for West Regional Library on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

The program “More than Sad” is designed to educate parents and students about the early warning signs of suicide and other mental health issues. The event is FREE to the public. For more information, contact Cumberland County Schools’ Student Services Department at 910.678.2433. 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on April 5, 2019

        


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