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Published by Laurie Pender on January 14, 2019

        


CCS Child Nutrition Services Logo in Blue, yellow, and red.Did you know that families may complete a Free and Reduced-Priced Meal Application at any time during the school year? Also, if there is any change in income, job loss, additional household members added, etc., you may re-apply.


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Published by Laurie Pender on January 11, 2019

        


Join CCS’ Student Services and Federal Programs for a screening of the documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope.

Thursday, January 24, 2019
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
(Doors open at 5:30 p.m.)
The Cameo Art House Theater
225 Hay Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

Resilience is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress and disrupt cycles of violence, addiction, and disease. A brief panel discussion will follow the documentary.

Space is limited – register today: https://tinyurl.com/ycjunqmt or call 910.678.2433.

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Published by Laurie Pender on January 10, 2019

        


Yellow sun with healthy food under it with the words Child Nutrition Services Cumberland County SchoolsFayetteville, NC – In order for students to achieve success in the classroom and reach their full potential, their most basic needs must be met – including access to breakfast. Multiple research studies have conveyed how eating school breakfast can dramatically change a child’s life.
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Published by Laurie Pender on January 9, 2019

        


Credit by Demonstrated MasteryThe Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) process allows current high school students to demonstrate mastery of a course’s content, getting credit and a “CDM” indicator on the student’s transcript by taking an assessment and completing an artifact. CDM also applies to 6-8 students, but only for certain high school courses offered at the school.

Any parents or students who are interested in CDM should complete the CDM application and return it to the AIG Consultant at their school no later than January 28, 2019.

Credit by Demonstrated Mastery – Application Spring 2019

Frequently Asked Questions About CDM

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on January 1, 2019

        


Mr. Williams, custodian at John Griffin Middle SchoolEvery level of our school community at John Griffin Middle School (JGMS) exemplifies excellence and is necessary to the attainment of our optimal goal— student achievement. Our custodial staff works without end to make sure that JGMS students have the best environment possible to academically thrive.  We would like to spotlight Mr. Bobby Williams for his efforts.

Mr. Williams goes beyond the scope of a traditional custodian. He stays for hours after his shift to assist fellow custodians with the completion of their tasks, organizes our student lost and found, and drives students to extracurricular events throughout the county whenever asked to do so without complaint. He can often be found giving others encouraging words or brightening their day with his priceless smile. Our school community would not be the same without valuable members like Mr. Williams.

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 27, 2018

        


Parents and students visit table during the Choice Schools and Academies Fair at New Century International Middle SchoolNew Century International Middle School recently hosted a Choice Schools and Academies Fair for rising high school freshmen. Over 50 parents and students from New Century International Middle School and John Griffin Middle School attended.
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Published by Laurie Pender on December 26, 2018

        


Max Abbott Middle School Students Collect Socks for the Homeless ShelterOne of the largest needs for homeless shelters is socks! So, Max Abbott Middle School students recently held a sock drive, and collected 1,653 pairs of socks to date for The Salvation Army of Fayetteville shelter! We thank all of our students, staff, and community, who contributed to making a difference in someone’s life.  

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 26, 2018

        


Ireland Drive Middle School students participate in food driveIreland Drive Middle School was recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Students Against Hunger Food Drive. A food drive was sponsored by the Ireland Drive Middle School Beta Club in November, resulting in more than 600 lbs. of food collected and donated to 2nd Harvest Food Bank. As 1 st place winners, IDMS Beta Club students were featured on ABC 11 News and will be participating in a field trip to 2nd Harvest Food Bank for a guided tour and sorting activity.

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 24, 2018

        


Mr. Wellbrock serves as a School Angel at John Griffin Middle SchoolA crucial key to the success of JGMS is our awesome parent involvement. We would like to spotlight the unselfish and giving efforts of Mr. William Wellbrock. Mr. Wellbrock serves as a “School Angel”, tirelessly patrolling our campus to maintain the safety of our students. Additionally, he has organized our “Operation Toy Drop” initiative which seeks to collect toys for disenfranchised children throughout the state. He boosts student and staff morale by showcasing his school spirit! Sometimes he even dresses up as some of our favorite fictional characters. As a member of the School Improvement Team, Mr. Wellbrock contributes to our efforts of building a bridge between our school and surrounding community by serving as a voice for parents. We appreciate you Mr. Wellbrock!

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Published by Laurie Pender on December 21, 2018

        


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