The Cumberland County Schools recently hosted an Open House for the Cumberland Community School (New Therapeutic Day Treatment) at Howard Learning Academy.

The overall goal is to provide therapeutic day treatment and school-based mental health services for children attending Cumberland County Schools. Services will include academic, social, emotional and mental health support in an integrated approach toward helping students achieve an optimal mental health status and maximize their school performance to return to their community school successfully.

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 14, 2018

        


Arts Education Logo - Arts for all written in white in a purple splatPrincipals and Visual Arts Teachers from all CCS schools were asked to work together to encourage students at their schools to create original artworks to represent the contest theme, Sights of the Season.  Many elementary, middle and high schools submitted 2 pieces of art for the competition. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 13, 2018

        


Logo for the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina in the colors red, yellow, and black, and white.The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is pleased to announce our new Student Housing Voucher Program. This new program will help supplement housing costs for income eligible Lumbee Undergraduate and Graduate college students attending a 4-Year University/Institution within our service area, Robeson, Scotland, Hoke, and Cumberland Counties. 

Please join us for the program’s official kickoff on Monday, December 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at the Pembroke Boys and Girls Club, 120 Youth Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372. 

For additional information please contact Bradley Locklear, Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina Housing Director at bslocklear@lumbeetribe.com 

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 13, 2018

        


Eastover-Central Elementary School – National Blue Ribbon Celebration

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 12, 2018

        


E.E. Smith Marching BandCCS’ Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly, Jr., 2019 Teacher of the Year Amy Stovall and 2019 Principal of the Year Michael Tucker participated in this year’s Rotary Christmas Parade in honor of the children of Fayetteville and education in Cumberland County. The parade was held on Saturday, December 8 in Downtown Fayetteville between Person and Hay Streets.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 12, 2018

        


Next Step

A report on Board action
Cumberland County Board of Education
Regular Meeting
December 11, 2018
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 12, 2018

        


Board elects chair and vice chair

CongratulationsFayetteville, N.C. – Last night, three individuals took the oath of office at the Cumberland County Board of Education meeting. Two of them, Judy Musgrave and Greg West, were re-elected in November. Charles McKellar, who was elected in November, is beginning his first term as a member of the Board.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 12, 2018

        


Cumberland County Board of Education
Fayetteville, North Carolina
November 20, 2018

The Cumberland County Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Services Board Room, with the following board members present: Susan Williams, Carrie Sutton, Peggy Hall, Donna Vann, Porcha McMillan, Alicia Chisolm, and Greg West. (Mr. Tatum resigned from the Board as of October 1, 2018) Others present were Superintendent Marvin Connelly, Associate Superintendents Tim Kinlaw, Ron Phipps, Clyde Locklear, Ruben Reyes, Betty Musselwhite, Mary Black, Lindsay Whitley, Joe Desormeaux, and Stacey Wilson-Norman; Board Attorney Nick Sojka; representatives of the principals association, media representative, district PTA representative, representatives of the NCAEOP and representatives of the teacher assistants association. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 12, 2018

        


Eagle Scout explains project to teachersOliver “Cale” Croom IV  recently presented his finished Eagle Scout Project: Sensory books for Autistic Pre-Kindergarten classes. Cale has grown up with Autistic Pre-K teacher Anita Ritter’s son. He expressed a desire to do a project that would help Ms. Ritter’s students.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 11, 2018

        


Due to the potential for freezing rain and possible drop in temperatures overnight, the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) will operate on a two-hour delay Monday, December 10, 2018. Buses will run and schools will open two hours later than the normal time. There will be no morning Prime Time and school breakfast will not be served.

Unless otherwise announced, the Central Services staff, principals and 12-month personnel will observe a normal work schedule.


Re: Regulation Code 5050-R1 

This decision was made after consulting with the National Weather Service and local law enforcement agencies. The safety of our students and staff is our top priority.

To receive updates regarding delays and school closings, visit CCS’ Website, www.ccs.k12.nc.us, and social media pages, facebook.com/CumberlandCoSch and twitter.com/CumberlandCoSch.

 

 

 

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 9, 2018

        


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