Black and Gold Anne Chesnutt Middle School HornetACMS recently participated in a partnership with Cross Creek Subaru. Subaru invited their customers who came to their dealership throughout August to help customize book labels and write notes of encouragement to young readers on bookmarks. Books were labeled and encouraging bookmarks were placed inside all 150 award-winning science books. ACMS received the donation on Friday, September 8th. A variety of science books have been distributed to the Science teachers at ACMS for classroom use. The titles cover a wide variety of science themes that include animals, physics, space, sports, and climate change. This donation was greatly appreciated by Anne Chestnutt Middle School!
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2017

        


Anne Chesnutt Middle School HornetNearly 30 vendors participated in Anne Chesnutt Middle School’s Yard Sale on Sept. 9. Passersby stopped by the  Skibo Road school to check out everything from clothing items to bookshelves to baked goods! The local blood donor center was even on hand to take donations. 

School organizers of the event are hailing it a huge success and have plans to sponsor another yard sale in the spring.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2017

        


Red and Blue Cumberland County District PTA Council LogoNearly 40 PTA Officers from across the Cumberland County School system took part in a special leadership training session on Sept. 9 at the West Regional Library, sponsored by the Cumberland County District PTA Council (CCDPTAC).

State and District PTA officers shared valuable information and tips with the participants on how to become an effective PTA president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, chairman, and committee head. Information was also shared about the Council’s Oct. 14 Community Day and annual Arts Reflections Contest.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2017

        


Image of a world with text that reads English as a Second LanguageCumberland County Schools, English as a Second Language Department (ESL) and along with Fayetteville Technical Community College is offering FREE ESL Civics and Citizenship Application Preparation Classes. Parents can learn to speak English while their children are in school. We have open enrollment throughout the school year.

Starting September 19, 2017, the ESL classes will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 1307 Hillsboro Street Fayetteville, NC. For more information, call 910.484.1176.


El departamento de Inglés como Segundo Lenguaje de las escuelas del condado de Cumberland conjuntamente con Fayetteville Technical Community College, estará ofreciendo clases gratuitas de Inglés como Segundo Lenguaje, clases de Cívica y Preparación para la Ciudadanía Americana. Aprenda a hablar Inglés mientras su (s) niño (s) están en la escuela.

Unase a nosotros todos los martes, miércoles y jueves de 9:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. a partir del 19 de septiembre del 2017 en el 1307 Hillsboro St. Fayetteville, Carolina del Norte. Tenemos registración abierta durante el año escolar. Para más información puede llamar al departamento de Inglés como Segundo Lenguaje de las escuelas del condado de Cumberland al 910.484.1176.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2017

        


Child playing a violin in the OrchestraOrchestra Parent Night Sessions scheduled for Monday, September 11 have been rescheduled to Thursday, September 14th from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the same scheduled schools.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2017

        


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For the 4th consecutive year, Cumberland County Schools (CCS) saw the district’s overall test score proficiency rise.  The overall composite for 2016-17 rose 0.5% to 57.3%, from 56.8% in 2015-16. The CCS had 79.5% of its schools meet or exceed growth expectations. The State of North Carolina had 73.7% of its schools meet or exceed growth.

End-of-Grade (EOG) Assessments
Elementary schools growth data are based on results from End-of-Grade Assessments in ELA/Reading, Math and Grade 5 Science. Elementary schools had 43 out of 48, or 90%, of schools who met or exceeded growth expectations, a decrease of 2% from 2015-16.  In the State of North Carolina, 80.3% of its elementary schools met or exceeded growth.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 8, 2017

        


Find out how you can volunteer at the International Folk Festival

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 7, 2017

        


Glow Fest 5K Fun Run to be held on September 16, 2017Looking for a fun family activity? Come support the Fayetteville-Cumberland Youth Council (FCYC) on Saturday, September 16th for their second annual Glow Fest: Run/Walk/Skip. Enjoy music, dancing and complete a 5K through the streets of downtown Fayetteville. For registration and more detailed information, click here.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 5, 2017

        


Yellow sticky note hanging on bulletin board that reads Stop Wasting Food!Does the disaster in Texas by Hurricane Harvey make you feel a little more grateful for the things you have? Let’s always be mindful not to be wasteful. Reduce your food waste by planning a weekly menu, making a grocery list, or freezing extra food. This could save you big money each year! Post Let’s Talk Trash to inform students and staff about food loss and waste. Learn tips on how to Plan Your Weekly Meals and check out the USDA’s FoodKeeper App to alert you to use food items before they are likely to spoil. For more healthful tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 5, 2017

        


Football lying on football field - cloudy skiesThe Cumberland County Schools’ High School Football Games that were canceled this evening (Friday, September 1) because of the tornado watch, have been rescheduled as follows:

Saturday, September 2
Gray’s Creek at Jack Britt              1:00 p.m.
Seventy-First at E.E. Smith            6:00 p.m.
Terry Sanford at Cleveland             6:00 p.m.         

Monday, September 4
Richmond at Pine Forest                5:00 p.m.
Hoke at Westover                           6:00 p.m.
South View at Lumberton               6:30 p.m.
Douglas Byrd at Purnell Swett        7:00 p.m.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 1, 2017

        


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