The Cumberland County Board of Education and the Cumberland County Legislative Delegation will meet to discuss items of mutual importance. The meeting will take place on February 3, 2017, starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the Administrative Building, 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC 28306. The meeting is open to the public.

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on February 1, 2017

        


Image of stakeholders in the Carbon Bank Initiative preparing to plant trees.The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) was the host site for a recent Carbon Tree Bank Planting, the first ever!

Local students and representatives from the Air Quality Stakeholders of Cumberland County, Sustainable Sandhills, Urban Offsets, and the Fayetteville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization gathered on the front lawn of the CCS’ Educational Resource Center for the tree planting kickoff. In the coming weeks, more trees will be placed at Gallberry Farm and Sunnyside elementary schools.

According to organizers of the project, this effort will help remove about 26K tons of CO2 from the atmosphere over the lifetime of the trees, which is roughly equivalent to taking 6,000 cars off the road for one year! 
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Published by Laurie Pender on January 12, 2017

        


Image of Get Connected's host, Renarta Moyd, and her guests Todd McCabe (TOY) and Dr. Vernon Lowery (POY)During November’s edition of Get Connected, CCS’ Chief Communications Officer Renarta Clanton Moyd is joined by the school system’s 2017 Teacher of the Year Todd McCabe from John Griffin Middle School and 2017 Principal of the Year Dr. Vernon Lowery from Westover High School. They are discussing their professional journeys as well as their passions for educating children. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on November 14, 2016

        


Todd MCcabe, CCS' 2017 Teacher of the Year

Todd MCcabe, CCS’ 2017 Teacher of the Year

John Griffin Middle School Teacher Snatches the Title

Fayetteville – “I want all the children I teach to become productive members of society …,” said Cumberland County Schools’ 2017 Teacher of the Year (TOY) Todd McCabe, an 8th-grade Social Studies teacher at John Griffin Middle School, “… a society without hate, but full of compassion for all mankind.”

The announcement of the 2017 Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) Teacher of the Year was made during an annual dinner in the ballroom at the Embassy Suites Fayetteville tonight. The presentation took place in front of 86 Teacher-of-the-Year candidates, their guests, school administrators, School Board members, and business partners.

McCabe received his undergraduate degree in History from Fayetteville State University. Through the years, the 15-year teaching veteran has also received numerous teaching awards and is affiliated with various professional organizations.
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 12, 2016

        


Department of Defense Education ActivityFayetteville, NC – The Cumberland County School (CCS) system is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant award from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) totaling $1.5 million for the second consecutive year.  The five-year grant titled “Staying on Course to True North: Supporting Our Heroes Most Valued Treasures” will provide social and emotional support to military dependent students in the CCS. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 7, 2016

        


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