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.
Read more »

.........................................................................................................................................
    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.


    Read more »

    .........................................................................................................................................
      Published by Laurie Pender on August 28, 2018

              


      Westarea Elementary welcomes students on the first day of schoolThis year a group of Community Elected Leaders and Partners came out to kick off the 2018-2019 school year with the administration (Dr. Zakiyyah Backman & Arvita Callejas) and staff of Westarea Elementary as they “Welcomed Back” the students and parents with some Hi-Fives!
      Read more »

      .........................................................................................................................................
        Published by Laurie Pender on August 28, 2018

                


        Westover High School Faculty greeted students and parents in graduation regalia for open house to show students what future might await them.When Westover High School students and parents attended Open House on Aug. 23, they were greeted by the school’s faculty wearing their caps and gowns. This effort was all in the name of helping students see what type of educational success they can achieve in life!   
        .........................................................................................................................................
          Published by Laurie Pender on August 27, 2018

                  


          Terry Sanford high School Principal and teacher Kevin Hight win Readers Choice AwrdsAt the 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards held at Embassy Suites on Thursday, August 23rd Terry Sanford High School received three Reader’s Choice Awards: Best School – Terry Sanford High School; Best Teacher – Kevin Hight; Best School Principal – Tom Hatch. Congratulations!

          .........................................................................................................................................
            Published by Laurie Pender on August 24, 2018

                    


            Community members pose for photoIt was ten years ago that the Cumberland County Schools’ Social Work Department and the Cumberland County Register of Deeds office staff began a  collaboration to ensure that homeless students begin the school year prepared with necessary school supplies.  


            Read more »

            .........................................................................................................................................
              Published by Laurie Pender on August 24, 2018

                      


              The Chrome Knights Motorcycle Club held its 3rd annual back to school ride on Saturday, August 18th.  In addition to school supplies, the club raised $2,200 for Margaret Willis Elementary.  Each year the group supports a Cumberland County School with the proceeds from their annual ride. #communitycounts #partnerships

              .........................................................................................................................................
                Published by Laurie Pender on August 20, 2018

                        


                The Cumberland County School system was notified Friday, August 17 that it is the recipient of a School Mental Health Support Personnel Grant for $401,100.00 from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

                In an effort to reduce school violence and increase the well-being and mental health of students, the monies will be used to develop School-based Care Review Teams (SCRT) comprised of a school nurse, and a school counselor or a school social worker. The Teams will support schools throughout the district, maximizing the effectiveness of CCS’ Student Services Department to meet the need of students.

                .........................................................................................................................................
                  Published by Laurie Pender on August 20, 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).
                  Read more »

                  .........................................................................................................................................
                    Published by Laurie Pender on August 16, 2018

                            


                    New Teachers at Douglas Byrd Middle SchoolAlmost 200 new teachers filled the halls of Terry Sanford High School to participate in New Teacher Orientation from August 7-9! New Teachers were motivated by the keynote speaker, Abbey Futrell, assistant superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for the Edgecomb County Public Schools and were welcomed by Cumberland County Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly and School Board Chair Carrie Sutton.
                    Read more »

                    .........................................................................................................................................
                      Published by Laurie Pender on August 15, 2018

                              


                      Cumberland County Schools
                      2465 Gillespie Street • Fayetteville, NC 28306
                      910.678.2300

                      © Cumberland County Schools
                      Send questions or comments to
                      Web Manager

                      Website Accessibility I Accesibilidad a las Pбginas Web | Copyright/Privacy Notices and Disclaimers | Derecho de Propiedad Literaria/Avisos Privados y Renuncias