PFHS Green Team Wins $20,000 for SchoolThe Pine Forest High School (PFHS) Green Team joined the Recycle Rally contest sponsored by PepsiCo where they collected plastic bottles and aluminum cans from students, parents, staff, and the community. The Green Team would sort the items between plastic and aluminum, bag them up and weigh each bag. PepsiCo would send auditors to the school at various times to confirm the Green Team was recycling the right kind of items and weighing everything properly. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 13, 2017

        


School's Out Power Up for Summer Fun[FAYETTEVILLE, NC]— With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Cumberland County Schools’ Child Nutrition Services provides free meals to children during the summer.

This summer, meals will be served at various locations around the county on Monday through Friday, starting June 12, 2017, through July 28, 2017, [check individual sites for serving times]. There are no income requirements or registration.   Anyone age 18 or younger may come to eat.  

Each year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture partners with local organizations like Cumberland County Schools’ Child Nutrition Services, to provide free meals to children when school is out for the summer. Cumberland County sites participating in summer meals include, but are not limited to, the following:
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Shannon Prentice, CCS' Data Manager of the YearCongratulations to Shannon Prentice from Max Abbot Middle School!  She was recently named CCS’ Data Manager of the Year.

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Wellness tipsThe Office of Health Services, SHAC, and the District PTA would like to thank all of the schools who participated in the Creating Healthy Schools contest. The time, dedication, creativity, and hard work were well represented in all of the videos. Congratulations to Mary McArthur Elementary and Massey Hill Classical High school for having the most ‘likes’ and winning the contest. Each winning school was awarded $500 from the Just Ask grant. The funds will be used to support creating a healthier learning environment. Again, thank you to all for a job well done.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Fayetteville Technical Community CollegeFayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) is sponsoring English as a Second Language (ESL) Summer classes at 71st High School. Beginning June 12, 2017, ESL Summer Classes will be held Mondays through Thursdays from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at 71st High School. Participants will need to bring a picture ID and be prepared for testing. The testing results will help place you in the proper group depending on your language proficiency (Beginning or Intermediate). Students should be at least 16 years or older. There is no charge. The classes are FREE.  Transportation and Childcare will NOT be provided. For more information, please contact Linda Robotham at FTCC at 910.678.8483. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Institute for Community Leadership Logo

The Institute for Community Leadership is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 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 Institute will start its 14th year in September and is a joint effort sponsored by the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County Government, the Cumberland County Schools, Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville Technical Community College and Methodist University. There is no charge to participate. 

The leadership program holds seven monthly training sessions from September through April, excluding the month of December. Sessions are held in different locations from 6 to 9 p.m., usually on the third Tuesday of the month. The focus varies each month and targets different areas of community service, with an emphasis on non-profit agencies, city and county government, arts and culture organizations and area schools and colleges. Anyone interested in applying for the leadership program must be a registered Cumberland County voter, agree to attend every session, if selected, and be willing to sign up as a volunteer with one community organization. The application and a full list of requirements are available online at www.leadership4us.orgThe deadline to apply is July 10. Call 910-437-1921 or e-mail sshutt@co.cumberland.nc.us for more information. 

Eleven CCS’ employees successfully graduated from the leadership program in April!

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 1, 2017

        


FAST - Summer Fun Pass Infographic
 
FAST (Fayetteville Area System of Transit) is starting a new summer program focused on youth (under 18 years) called the “Summer Fun Pass.” The program provides unlimited bus rides from June 1 through August 31 at the low price if $15 per pass.  This pass is available now for purchase by youths at FAST offices and at the Transfer Center. Plans are to sell passes at several of the City’s recreation centers. For additional information about the Summer Fun Pass program, click on the following link:  http://www.ridefast.net/news/general/new-quot-summer-fun-quot-pass-available
 
 
 
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 31, 2017

        


AIG Cumberland County SchoolsAIG and Advanced Placement Summer Opportunities
Brochures and registration Information for the following summer opportunities can be found at http://k12ag.ccs.k12.nc.us/summer-enrichment-opportunities/
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 26, 2017

        


Pine Forest High School's Green Team Wins $20,000The Pine Forest High School (PFHS) Green Team recently joined the Recycle Rally contest sponsored by PepsiCo where they collected plastic bottles and aluminum cans from students, parents, staff, and community. The Green Team sorted the items, plastic, and aluminum bagged them up and weighed each bag. PepsiCo sent auditors to the school at various times to confirm the team was recycling the right kind of items and weighing everything properly. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 2017

        


Recipients of the Annual District PBIS AwardsThe CCS congratulates Stephanie Matarese of Elizabeth Cashwell Elementary for being named the 2017 PBIS Coach of the Year and Morganton Road Elementary School for being named the PBIS School of the year at the annual district celebration held on May 11th! Emily Thayer of Morganton Road Elementary and Tamara Hall of South View High were named the 2017 PBIS Staff Members of the Year! Grays Creek Middle and Alderman Road Elementary schools received awards for the lowest discipline and Douglas Byrd Middle took home the PBIS Parent and Community Involvement Award!

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 23, 2017

        


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