The Cumberland County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 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.

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    Published by Laurie Pender on September 7, 2018

            


    logo for the North Carolina Department of Public InstructionFayetteville, NC – An average of 8 out of 10 Cumberland County schools met or exceeded growth expectations for the 2017-2018 school year.  According to data released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Wednesday morning, the Cumberland County School (CCS) system had 80.5% of its schools meet or exceed growth expectations.  The state of North Carolina had 72.7% of its schools meet or exceed growth expectations.
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      Published by Laurie Pender on September 5, 2018

              


      wooden gavel used at the school board meetingThe Cumberland County Board of Education Auxiliary Services, Student Support Services and Finance Committees will meet on Tuesday, September 4, 2018starting at 8:30 am in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The meeting is open to the public.

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        Published by Laurie Pender on August 31, 2018

                


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          Published by Laurie Pender on August 29, 2018

                  


          On Saturday and Sunday, 8 and 9 September, the US Secret Service (USSS) will visit the Law Enforcement Academy Prep (LEAP) program at Fayetteville Tech Community College (FTCC), Law Enforcement Center, Spring Lake NC. The discussion will center, history of the USSS, duties and other items but most importantly, what it takes to land a career with that agency.  At the request of so many others in the community, the event 8,9 September will open up to Young
          Ladies, 13-18 years of age.
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            Published by Laurie Pender on August 29, 2018

                    


            Blue and white logo for the Innovation Project

            Fayetteville, NC – The Cumberland County School (CCS) system announces the selection of six elementary schools chosen to be a part of The Innovation Project’s (TIP) Early Learning Network.  In July, TIP launched its Early Learning Network to transform the early learning experience by reimagining school and district approaches to problems of practice.  This collaboration of elementary schools will design and implement innovative strategies to dramatically improve student outcomes.


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              Published by Laurie Pender on August 28, 2018

                      


              Westarea Elementary welcomes students on the first day of schoolThis year a group of Community Elected Leaders and Partners came out to kick off the 2018-2019 school year with the administration (Dr. Zakiyyah Backman & Arvita Callejas) and staff of Westarea Elementary as they “Welcomed Back” the students and parents with some Hi-Fives!
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                Published by Laurie Pender on August 28, 2018

                        


                Westover High School Faculty greeted students and parents in graduation regalia for open house to show students what future might await them.When Westover High School students and parents attended Open House on Aug. 23, they were greeted by the school’s faculty wearing their caps and gowns. This effort was all in the name of helping students see what type of educational success they can achieve in life!   
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                  Published by Laurie Pender on August 27, 2018

                          


                  Terry Sanford high School Principal and teacher Kevin Hight win Readers Choice AwrdsAt the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards held at Embassy Suites on Thursday, August 23rd Terry Sanford High School received three Reader’s Choice Awards: Best School – Terry Sanford High School; Best Teacher – Kevin Hight; Best School Principal – Tom Hatch. Congratulations!

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                    Published by Laurie Pender on August 24, 2018

                            


                    Community members pose for photoIt was ten years ago that the Cumberland County Schools’ Social Work Department and the Cumberland County Register of Deeds office staff began a  collaboration to ensure that homeless students begin the school year prepared with necessary school supplies.  


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                      Published by Laurie Pender on August 24, 2018

                              


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