7th Annual AIG Science Night at Fascinate U Children's MuseumThe Academically Intellectually Gifted K-2 Discovery program recently held its 7th annual Discovery Night of Science at Fascinate-U Children’s Museum in downtown Fayetteville. Over 200 second-grade Discovery students and their parents enjoyed this popular event. The K-2 Discovery department was the recipient of a Duke Energy Science Night award which included science station materials for activities such as catapults, circuits, build a bubble, Airzooka, garden in a glove, and parachutes. Other teacher created stations included magnets, balancing birds, sound bowl, stomp rockets, and cuica cups.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 4, 2018

        


Recycle arrows in green with text that reads Go Green Initiative The Spring issue of the Go Green Initiative (GGI)Newsletter has now been posted. Read the follow-up from Earth Day 2018, and read about Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet. These stories and much more in this issue of GGI. Read the newsletter now!

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 2, 2018

        


Ten student winners stand holding their trophiesCongratulations to the following students for receiving awards in the Cumberland County District PTA Council’s Annual Art Reflections Competition: Glendale Acres Elementary – Adrian Cardenas, Adaleigh Hart, Nyla Ferguson, Oakley Baker, Gavin Campbell, Seven Green, Rosanna Pan, and Emmaline Waggy; Ashley Elementary – Anabelle Pearson, Ainsley Tabor, Marin Cardenas, Setornam Agbakpe, Emily Cline, Imari Fleming, Alexander Hallis, Finn Heath, and Camaree Montgomery;
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 1, 2018

        


hand holding sign that reads top performersEach month during the Auxiliary Committee meeting, Cumberland County Schools’ employees are honored for their outstanding commitment and service to the school system. During the May 1 committee meeting, the following people and schools were recognized:
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 1, 2018

        


Crowd shot from the Cumberland County Schools' job fair held Saturday, April 28, 2018.More than 400 potential candidates hoping to find just the right position ‘turned out’ for the Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) Teacher Job Fair, which took place Saturday, April 28 at Gray’s Creek High School.

“The turnout is exciting, and is a result of strategic recruiting efforts the district has engaged in to attract candidates from which principals can select,” said Ruben Reyes, the associate superintendent of CCS’ Human Resources. “Our mission is to ensure we have high-quality candidates so principals can hire excellent teachers and support personnel.”
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 30, 2018

        


The WinnersMembers of Seventy-First Classical Middle School’s Show Choir are still exuberant after winning state finals in the NC Association for Scholastic Activities’ 2018 North Carolina Show Choir Competition (Middle School Division) on Saturday (April 28) at Hillside High School in Durham. 


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Published by Laurie Pender on April 30, 2018

        


All-County Dancers perform lift during Annual Spring Evening of Dance EventCumberland County Schools’ dancers were featured in the 2018 Spring Evening of Dance on Wednesday, April 25 at the Crown Theatre at 7:00 p.m. The performance featured selected dance pieces from the Cumberland County Schools’ high school dance programs, Mary McArthur A+ Elementary School and the 2018 All-County Dance Ensemble. Dance choreography for the performance was created and performed by the dance students with guidance from their dance teachers.
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 26, 2018

        


Student holds trash can holding trash picked up from the school lawn.On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated in the U.S.  As of 1990, 192 countries celebrated Earth Day on April 22.  Earth Day is a day to bring awareness to the environment and what we can do about it.  This year, Ms. Sanchez-Macy’s 2nd-period Exploratory Spanish class at NCIMS wanted to do their part. Read more

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 25, 2018

        


Eastover-Central Elementary Schools Battle of the Books Team - Region 4 Champs!The Elementary Battle of the Books (EBOB) team from Eastover-Central Elementary won the Region 4 Elementary Battle of the Books competition today, Friday, April 20!  Seven school districts participated in the competition at the CCS’ Educational Resource Center (Bladen, Clinton City, Cumberland, Hoke, Moore, Robeson, Sampson).  Way to go, Eastover!  The final results were:

1st:  Cumberland County (Eastover Central Elementary)
2nd: Robeson County (Deep Branch Elementary)
3rd:  Hoke County (Rockfish Hoke Elementary)
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 20, 2018

        


a pair of gray and pink walking shoes (sneakers)Although the weather is not predictable, Spring still has sprung! Celebrate the warmer season by finding new and creative ways to get active outdoors when the weather permits. Be sure to engage in activities you enjoy so you will be more likely to incorporate it into your daily routine. Try these 10 Tips: Physical Activity at Home, Work, and Play and/or Tips for increasing your physical activity. For more healthful tips, check out wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 20, 2018

        


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