The Missing Man Table with one empty chair.In observance of Veterans’ Day (Nov. 11), CCS’ Central Services building has on display in its lobby a Missing Man Table. As visitors enter the building, they will notice a special table set for one. The manner in which the table is decorated helps all to remember our brothers and sisters in arms:
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Published by Laurie Pender on November 7, 2018

        


The words make up days written in red on white signFayetteville, NC – Due to Hurricane Florence, students in the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) lost several days of valuable classroom instruction. Earlier this week, the State provided CCS with calendar flexibility, which eliminated the requirement for CCS to make up all of the days missed because of the hurricane.
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Published by Laurie Pender on October 10, 2018

        


CCS' Student Services Department will sponsor a parent workshop titled More than Sad on October 2 at 6 p.m. at the Kiwanis Rec Center - 352 Devers Street, FayettevilleOn Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. The CCS’ Student Services Department, Cumberland County Community In Schools, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will sponsor a parent workshop titled “More Than Sad”. This program teaches parents how to recognize the signs of depression and other mental health problems, initiate a conversation about mental health with their child, and get help. The workshop will take place at the Kiwanis Recreation Center located at 352 Devers Street in Fayetteville. For more information, contact CCS’ Student Services at 910.678.2433.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 26, 2018

        


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

        


Icon showing people held in the palm of a hand with the words Resource DirectoryCumberland County has put together on its Website a list of community resources that could be very helpful in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 24, 2018

        


White dove on black background with the words Remember My Name written in purple.Join the community for the annual “Remember My Name” vigil on Thursday, October 11 at 5:15 p.m. on the steps of the Cumberland County Courthouse. The purpose of the event is to remember those who have died as a result of family violence. You are encouraged to wear purple in support of victims and survivors. You can enter a raffle there to receive a gift basket. For more information, call 910.396.5521.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 16, 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

        


Image promotes the purchase of Student Accident InsuranceVoluntary Membership in a group accident insurance program is made available to students each school year. Participation in the plan is voluntary and made available through school publications annually and parents are urged to purchase it for their children.

If you don’t already have accident insurance for your child, Cumberland County Schools has contracted with Markel and AJ Gallagher to offer coverage, which you may purchase at their website anytime during the school year by visiting http://markel.sevencorners.com.

  • Voluntary student accident insurance is “primary” insurance, meaning it pays even if you have other medical insurance.
  • While you may purchase coverage anytime during the year, the cost will be the same.
  • Cumberland County Schools provides limited secondary accident insurance coverage for high and middle school athletes.  Primary coverage for your child is still recommended.
  • Cumberland County Schools general liability insurance excludes student medical expenses unless it can be shown that the school system or district acted negligently.
  • Voluntary Student Accident Insurance is recommended by school board policy.

For questions about Cumberland County Schools, voluntary insurance coverage, call the service broker, Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk at 1.(877).345.8928  To purchase coverage directly online go to http://markel.sevencorners.com. 

For more information, see Policy Code: 4220 Student Insurance Program.


Regulation Code: 4220-R Student Insurance (2018-19)

Cumberland County Board of Education is committed to providing a safe and orderly environment. However, unavoidable injuries can occur. To help offset the cost of these unforeseen circumstances accident insurance coverage is available to students through Markel and AJ Gallagher at the following rates:

Student Insurance

School Time Only Coverage

A. Low Plan $15.00 
B. Middle Plan $36.00
C. High Plan $66.00

Round the Clock Coverage

A. Low Plan $68.00 
B. Middle Plan $144.00
C. High Plan $266.00

Athletic Coverage (Provided by Cumberland County Schools through US Fire and AG Administrators)

Additional Information

2018-2019 K12 Student Accident Insurance Flyer
2018-2019 K12 Student Accident Insurance Brochure

2018-2019 K12 Student Accident Insurance Flyer (Spanish)
2018-2019 K12 Student Accident Insurance Brochure (Spanish)

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Published by Laurie Pender on July 6, 2018

        


Colorful letters that spell congratulations!Congratulations to Cumberland County School Assistant Principal Yasmeen Robbins at Terry Sanford High School and  Principal Intern Aritia Smalls at E. Cashwell Elementary for successfully completing the Sandhills Regional Education Consortium Leadership Principal Development program. 
 
Congrats are also extended to Reid Ross Classical School teacher Rebecca Dean for recently being named the C. Fletcher Womble, Jr. Honored Educator Scholar for 2018-2019 by the Development Foundation of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT).
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Published by Laurie Pender on July 2, 2018

        


Boys and girls holding books and wearing bookbags as they get ready to head back to schoolAs the summer continues, parents and students will start getting ready to come back to school. The CCS has put together an online Back-to-School Guide, a one-stop-shop for all of your Back-to-School questions. Please visit the online guide to find open house schedules, school supply lists, bell schedules, lunch information and much more. Check out the Online Back-to-School Guide now!

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Published by Laurie Pender on July 1, 2018

        


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