Recently, Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Tau Gamma Gamma Chapter at Ft. Bragg, donated 25 bicycles to Westarea Elementary School. The social worker identified students who will benefit from the donations for Christmas. Vice Basileus, Shawn Block, and chairperson, Brother Howard Lattimore presented to Westarea’s Assistant Principal Ms. Arvita Callejas and social worker Antony McRae.

Brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., Tau Gamma Gamma Chapter at Ft. Bragg, donated 25 bicycles to Westarea Elementary School

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 21, 2018

        


Because Cumberland County Schools and offices will be closed for the winter break beginning December 24, 2018, through Jan 3, 2019, the following changes are necessary to the Board and Committee meeting dates.

The Cumberland County Board of Education Auxiliary Services, Student Support Services, Finance, Policy, Curriculum, and Personnel Committees are scheduled to meet on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Central Services Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC.  The meetings are open to the public. 

The January Cumberland County Board of Education Regular Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, starting at 6:30 p.m. 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 December 21, 2018

        


Rockfish students work on no-sew blankets for service projectRockfish Elementary School K-Kids (Kiwanis Kids) recently met after school and completed their first big service project of the 2018-2019 school year.  Under the leadership, and watchful eyes, of K-Kids advisors, Monica Hall, and Sarah Zahm, the group made 32 beautiful, cozy “No-Sew” blankets. Read More

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 20, 2018

        


Congratulations to the following Cumberland County schools recently designated as 2018-2019 Unified Champion Schools that participate in the Unified Schools Program sponsored by the Special Olympics: Cape Fear High School, Cliffdale Elementary School, College Lakes Elementary School, Douglas Byrd High School, E.E. Smith High School, Terry Sanford High School, Gray’s Creek High School, Jack Britt High School, Pine Forest High School, Seventy-First Classical Middle School, Seventy-First High School, South View High School, and Westover High School. This program supports the inclusion of special needs students in sports, unified P.E., and recess.

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 20, 2018

        


 Advanced Orchestra Students Spread Holiday CheerMr. Ward’s Advanced Orchestra students entertained during the Max Abbott staff social on Monday after school, and again Tuesday morning, with a repertoire of seasonal favorites, for students as they entered the building on their way to class. Thank you, Theresa, Karleigh  Christian, and Andrew, for spreading a little holiday cheer and making us smile. Peace on Earth and good will among men is our greatest aspiration!  

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 19, 2018

        


Local Teachers pose for photo with LaTanya Patillo, Teacher Advisor to the GovernorDouglas Byrd Middle School CTE Teachers, Seanpatrick Donnelly and Keith Blackwell, recently attended the ExperienceMore Computer Science Educators Forum and NCBCE ExperienceMore Work Based Learning Summit in Durham, NC.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 19, 2018

        


Texas Roadhouse LogoThe Cumberland County District PTA (CCDPTA) is sponsoring a Fundraising Night at Texas Roadhouse on Tuesday, December 18 from 4:00 – 10:30 p.m. at the restaurant, located at 4195 Sycamore Dairy Road. Organizers say that 10 percent of each patron’s total food purchases will be donated to the fundraiser. For additional information, contact CCDPTA President Sonya Harriott at [email protected]

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 17, 2018

        


NCIES Had a Day to Make Their Hair Stand on End!    

Fourteen students from Jack Britt Integrated Systems Technology Academy of Engineering recently took their STEM Tour on the road. They shared with over 125 fifth grade students at New Century International Elementary School the basic principles and concepts relating to control logic, electricity, wave motion, photonics (lasers), and autonomous robots. The teachers and students from both schools had a great time.  

Submitted by the IST Academy of Engineering Instructors 

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 17, 2018

        


Students from Jack Britt High School's ISTA Win Big at Photonics Science FairThree competing teams from the Jack Britt Integrated Systems Technology Academy of Engineering recently won overall high school highest score at the Photonics Science Fair at Central Carolina Community College (CCCC) in Lillington.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 17, 2018

        


Local students participate in Stop-the-Bleed EventStudents from South View, Jack Britt, Westover, Terry Sanford, and Cape Fear High Schools, along with students of the Teach Program from the Southern Regional Area Health Education Center (SR-AHEC) and their representative, Mrs. Tonya Burney all recently participated in an eye-opening Stop-the-Bleed Event at the Medical Simulation Training Center (MSTC) on Fort Bragg, NC.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 17, 2018

        


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