Pictured are: (l-r) CCS’ Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly, Associate Superintendent Ron Phipps, and Retired Associate Superintendent Ricky Lopes. Congratulations to CCS’ Associate Superintendent of Evaluation and Testing Ron Phipps! He was recently announced as this year’s recipient of the Dr. Joseph Locklear/Ricky Lopes Central Services’ Staff Member of the Year Award. This honor recognizes a Central Services’ staff member who exemplifies excellent customer service at all times.
 
 
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 18, 2018

        


Banner advertising the Summer Feeding Program out by the road at College Lakes Elementary SchoolThe Cumberland County Schools’ Child Nutrition Office recently held their Summer Feeding Program Kick-Off at Cliffdale Elementary School. Community participants for the celebration included No Kid Hungry, the Military Child Education Coalition, Cumberland County Library, Fayetteville/Cumberland Parks & Recreation Center, Second Harvest Food Bank, Fayetteville Police Department, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, CCS Transportation Dept (Buster the Bus), and Fayetteville Swamp Dogs mascot.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 18, 2018

        


The following Summer Camps are available to Cumberland County School students.

Lil’ Top Chef Camp
Let us whisk your kid away for an exciting culinary learning experience while school’s out this summer. These hands-on, 4-day camps will get your kids in the kitchen, learning real cooking techniques and having a blast. All camps are for ages 6-18 and are separated into elementary, middle and high school levels. The cost of the camp covers the 4-day camp, cookbook, apron, and chef hat. The camps run Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Four sessions will be offered. For more information, contact Temia Weathersby at 910.425.8181 ext. 117 or 910.224.6031. 
Lil Chef Summer Camp Registration Information and Packet


Prime Time logo - colorful ball with a white star with the words Prime Time written in blackCumberland County Schools’ Prime Time Summer Camp 2018
Featuring eight weekly themes, three locations, daily snacks, and two weekly field trips! Open to children entering 1st grade through age 12. Prime Time Summer Camp will be held at C. Wayne Collier, Mary McArthur, and Howard Hall elementary schools. Camp will run June 11 – August 3 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AM Extended Care and PM Extended Care will be available for an additional fee.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 18, 2018

        


English as a Second LanguageLas clases gratuitas de Inglés como Segundo Lenguage y las clases de Cívica y Preparación para la Cuidadanía Americana, auspiciadas por las escuelas del condado de Cumberland conjuntamente con el FTCC continuarán durante el verano. Las clases son todos los martes, miércoles y jueves de 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. en la oficina de ESL en el 1307 Hillsboro Street en Fayetteville.

Estudiantes de 16 años en adelante pueden registrarse y unirse a las clases, si desean. Todos los estudiantes deberán de proveer su propia transportación y almuerzo.

Para información adicional, pueden llamar al (910) 484.1176.

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 15, 2018

        


English as a Second LanguageThe free ESL/Civics and Citizenship Application Preparation classes sponsored by CCS’ English as a Second Language (ESL) Department and Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) will continue throughout the summer. The classes will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the ESL Office located at 1307 Hillsboro Street in Fayetteville, NC.

Students 16 years old and above are allowed to register and join the class if they wish. All students will need to provide their own transportation and lunch.

For additional information, please contact us at (910) 484.1176.

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 15, 2018

        


Logo for the Institute for Community Leadership a map of Cumberland County with the letters ICL written in blue

FAYETTEVILLE – The Institute for Community Leadership is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 class. The program is designed to develop and empower community members, especially those not previously identified, who are able and willing to commit to leadership and service roles in addressing important issues in Fayetteville and Cumberland County. The deadline to apply is July 17.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 15, 2018

        


Myles Nooks Recipient of M.L. King Jr. Scholarship from the N.C. Association of EducatorsFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Myles Nooks, a senior at E.E. Smith High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship from the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE).

Presented by the NCAE Human and Civil Rights Commission, the scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating seniors who plan to further their education beyond high school. Selection criteria for students include character, personality, and scholastic achievement.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 14, 2018

        


GavelPlease take notice that the Cumberland County Board of Education, pursuant to G.S. 143-318.12(b)(2), shall hold a Special Meeting beginning at 3:00 pm on Monday, June 11, 2018 in Conference Rooms B and C, Cumberland County DSS Offices, 1225 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301 for the purpose of conducting a joint meeting with the Board of County Commissioners required by N.C.G.S. 115C-431(a). The Board of Education may hold closed session(s) in the course of the meeting as allowed by law.

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 7, 2018

        


Seventy-First Classical Middle School Logo in Black and WhiteThe Seventy-First Classical Middle School Show Choir was invited to perform in Raleigh for the Department of Public Instruction (DPI).  State Superintendent Mark Johnson was there and spoke with the students about the importance of arts education and following their dreams.


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Published by Laurie Pender on June 7, 2018

        


Next Step

A report on Board action
Cumberland County Board of Education
Regular Meeting
June 5, 2018 
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 6, 2018

        


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