PenFed Credit Union Logo in two shades of blue with hexagon next to itJaysha Young of E.E. Smith High School was nominated by The Armed Services YMCA as one of three recipients of the “Military Heroes Award”. Jaysha recently attended  PennFed Foundation’s 15th Annual Night of Heroes Gala in Washington D.C. honoring Veterans and Community Supporters. This event’s focus was on celebrating children of military families. To read more about this event, please view the PenFed Foundation article on their website.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 20, 2019

        


The Cumberland County Schools’ annual retirement social was recently held at the Educational Resource Center to honor educators that are retiring from the school system. This event is a celebration recognizing the commitment and contributions that each educator has made throughout his/her career. The event began with light refreshments and a time of fellowship. Associate Superintendent of Human Resources Ruben Reyes began the program by sharing images of what technology used to look like to show how education has evolved. Acting Superintendent Dr. Mary Black and School Board Chair Donna Vann both spoke words of encouragement and shared their well-wishes for the retirees. Motivational speaker Micheal Mozingo sang inspirational songs and shared life stores from his career as an educator. Approximately 87 retirees were honored during the event.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 20, 2019

        


Image of Prime Time logo with multiple colors surrounding a white starCCS Prime Time is offering Summer Camps to students who have completed Kindergarten through age 12. The Summer Camps will be offered at Rockfish Elementary located at 5763 Rockfish Road in Hope Mills and Mary McArthur Elementary located at 3809 Village Drive in Fayetteville.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 17, 2019

        


Amazing Acts of Character Students for April 2019Fayetteville – Each month through Cumberland County Schools’ Amazing Acts of Character recognition program, schools are asked to nominate students who display character above and beyond expected behavior.

Five students were recently selected from individual school nominations for displaying ‘amazing acts of character’ and were recognized during the Cumberland County Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room of CCS’ Central Services building:
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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 16, 2019

        


As the Strategic Plan is finalized feedback is needed on the proposed strategic priorities and aligned actions. There will be a CCS Strategic Plan 2019 – 2024 Community Session on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cumberland County Public Library located at 300 Maiden Lane in Fayetteville. This meeting is open to the public. Visit Survey Link to complete a brief survey between May 15 – May 22, 2019. To learn more about CCS’ strategic planning process, visit the Strategic Plan website or call 910.678.2450.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 15, 2019

        


Cumberland County Board of Education
Fayetteville, North Carolina
April 9, 2019

The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, April 9, 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, Carrie Sutton, and Charles McKellar. Peggy Hall and Judy Musgrave were not in attendance this evening. Others present were Superintendent Marvin Connelly, 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 May 15, 2019

        


The Arts Education Program of Cumberland County Schools is pleased to offer two summer workshops for band and orchestra students. The summer music workshops are open to all band and orchestra students in grades five through 12, who have successfully completed one year of instruction.

The workshops are designed to provide challenging opportunities for instrumental students to enhance their knowledge of music within an ability-level group experience. Cost for either workshop is $50.00. Students and parents will need to arrange daily transportation.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 15, 2019

        


Image of red, navy, and light blue arrows in a circular pattern in front of the caption PepsiCo RecyclingCongratulations to Pine Forest High School for their recycling efforts in the PepsiCo recycling contest. This is Pine Forest’s 3rd year participating in this program.  This year they placed in 2nd with a prize of $45,000 for their school. To learn more about this program, visit the PepsiCo Recycling website. 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 15, 2019

        


Next Step

A report on Board action
Cumberland County Board of Education
Regular Meeting
May 14, 2019

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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 15, 2019

        


Image of electronics in a clear recycling bin with green recycling symbol on the frontThere will be an E-Waste Drive on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Downtown Fayetteville. This event will run from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Items that can be recycled include televisions less than 50″, CDs, DVDs, computers, cell phones, printers, lamps, vacuums, radios, and small kitchen appliances. The E-Waste Drive is presented by Fayetteville Beautiful, Sustainable Sandhills, and Cumberland County Solid Waste Management. For more information or to volunteer, contact [email protected]

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Published by Angel Hoggard on May 14, 2019

        


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