National Association of School Psychologists NASPWe would like to share this information with you in response to Hurricane Florence and the flooding that has impacted this area. Such events can be traumatic for children and youth of all ages. Parents, guardians, teachers, and significant adults in a child’s life are uniquely situated to help children to manage their reactions. According to the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), some common reactions in children are as follows:
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 24, 2018

        


Blue and Gold Cumberland County LogoFAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Cumberland County will open seven emergency shelters at 3 p.m. today, Sept. 12, for residents affected by possible flooding and other issues related to Hurricane Florence.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 12, 2018

        


logo for the North Carolina Department of Public InstructionFayetteville, NC – An average of 8 out of 10 Cumberland County schools met or exceeded growth expectations for the 2017-2018 school year.  According to data released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Wednesday morning, the Cumberland County School (CCS) system had 80.5% of its schools meet or exceed growth expectations.  The state of North Carolina had 72.7% of its schools meet or exceed growth expectations.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 5, 2018

        


Blue and white logo for the Innovation Project

Fayetteville, NC – The Cumberland County School (CCS) system announces the selection of six elementary schools chosen to be a part of The Innovation Project’s (TIP) Early Learning Network.  In July, TIP launched its Early Learning Network to transform the early learning experience by reimagining school and district approaches to problems of practice.  This collaboration of elementary schools will design and implement innovative strategies to dramatically improve student outcomes.


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Published by Laurie Pender on August 28, 2018

        


Bruce Morrison talks about security measures at the schoolFayetteville, NC – The Cumberland County School (CCS) system is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $499,995 for FY 2018-2019 with a continuation of $499,995 for FY 2019-2020. These funds were awarded under the School Safety Grants Program that was launched last year with funding from the General Assembly.  The program includes additional funding to North Carolina Public Elementary and Middle Schools for the training and/or employment of School Resource Officers (SROs).
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Published by Laurie Pender on August 16, 2018

        


AB Wilkins GraduatesForty-one Cumberland County Schools’ students proudly walked across the stage to receive their high school diploma today. The Summer Graduation Ceremony was held in the auditorium of Jack Britt High School and was attended by family and friends of the graduates. 

 

 

 


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Published by Laurie Pender on August 9, 2018

        


FTCC High School Connections Logo (Puzzle Pieces)FTCC High School Connections will host the fall student orientation for current high school juniors and seniors registered for classes for this fall. Parents and students will have the opportunity to meet the instructors and other staff, secure a student ID and parking pass, and purchase textbooks.  
 
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Location: FTCC Fayetteville Campus–Horace Sisk Gymnasium
Times: Career and Technical Education Pathway Students report at 9:00 a.m.
           College Transfer Pathway Students report at 10:40 a.m.
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Published by Laurie Pender on August 9, 2018

        


Accepting donations from Cape Fear Flooring‘A big thank you’ is extended to CCS’ Work Perks partner Cape Fear Flooring and Restoration for coordinating a fantastic “Stuff the Truck” School Supply Drive for children in need in the Cumberland County Schools (CCS). Casey  Schaffer, the company’s marketing director, and several of her co-workers organized the Drive and worked to garner the support of numerous businesses and individuals across the County to contribute to the worthwhile effort.
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Published by Laurie Pender on July 17, 2018

        


New Superintendent, Dr. Marvin Connelly, Jr., takes the oath of office with his wife, Joyce Connelly by his side. The oath was administered by Cumberland County District Court Edward Pone.Before a standing-room-only crowd, Dr. Marvin Connelly, Jr., the newly hired Cumberland County Schools’ Superintendent, recently took the oath of office with his wife, Joyce Connelly, by his side. The oath was administered by Cumberland County District Court Judge Edward Pone.

After being sworn in, Dr. Connelly thanked the Board for the opportunity to lead the Cumberland County Schools. In his brief comments, he said that his focus will be on “getting students 4-C ready (via critical thinking, creativity, communications, and collaboration)” in order to raise the academic, behavioral, and social/emotional outcomes of students.
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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on July 10, 2018

        


Kendal Win - Pine Forest Middle School Student who competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC

Kendal Win, a student at Pine Forest Middle School recently competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC. Kendal made it through three rounds of spelling and did a GREAT job. Unfortunately, she didn’t make it to the final round. Even still, Kendal is our CHAMP and we are so proud of her! Way to go Kendal! #northsidekids #PFMSnation #wegrowleaders #ccscompetes

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 31, 2018

        


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