The Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) Program is a college access program housed at Fayetteville State University (FSU) funded to serve students in Cumberland County. This program is designed to strengthen the math and science skills of rising Freshmen and Juniors within Cumberland County Schools and to serve first-generation and low-income students. This is a no-cost program. The goal is to help students recognize and develop their potential to excel in fields in math and science and to encourage them to pursue postsecondary degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 22, 2019

        


Image a the sun wearing sunglasses with yellow and blue waves behind it and a caption stating "Kids Eat Free This Summer"Cumberland County Schools’ Child Nutrition Services program (CNS) will serve as a sponsor for the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).  As a sponsor, CNS is responsible for preparing meals that meet the federal nutritional guidelines to be served free to children and teenagers during the summer months when school is not in session.  CNS is now accepting applications from organizations that would like to serve as a site to receive meals prepared by CNS this summer.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 21, 2019

        


United WayThis year, the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) raised $194,049.53 to support the United Way of Cumberland County. Today, during the monthly Leadership meeting, departments and schools were recognized for their contributions. Awards were presented in the following categories:

Campaign Achievement Awards
The Campaign Achievement Awards are presented to companies with at least 50% employee participation and either a $52 per capita gift or a 10 percent increase in employee giving over the previous years.
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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 20, 2019

        


student sitting at a desk taking a testThere will be an End of Grade testing (EOG) Cafe on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Hope Mills Middle School located at 4975 Cameron Road in Hope Mills for parents to learn what the EOG is and the best ways to prepare their children. The main focus will be on Reading, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. There will be areas set up to offer tutoring for parents and students. Social Workers and School Counselors will be on site to answer questions as well. This event is free and open to the public. 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 19, 2019

        


Image of a yellow and red bubble men shaking hands with yellow and white safety cones at their feet with the caption "Counseling Health Services  * Military Connection Psychological Services * Social WorkThe Cumberland County Schools’ Based-Care Review Team is inviting all parents and students in the E.E. Smith, Pine Forest, and Terry Sanford Attendance Areas to attend the “More Than Sad” Parent/Community Information Night, scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pate Room of the Cumberland County Headquarters Library, located at 300 Maiden Lane in Downtown Fayetteville. The event will feature the program “More than Sad” which is designed to educate parents and students about the early warning signs of suicide and other mental health issues. The event is FREE to the public. There will be door prizes and refreshments. For more information, contact Belinda Bryant at 910.475.8148. This event is being sponsored by the Cumberland County Schools’ Student Services Department. Register at http://bit.ly/2TyXEfh.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 18, 2019

        


Darkness to LightCumberland County Schools Student Services Department will sponsor a Darkness to Light workshop for parents, educators, and community members on Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at the College Lakes Recreation Center located at 4945 Rosehill Road in Fayetteville. The training program teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Light refreshments will be served and child care will be available. Register now or call Pamela Story at 910.678.2402. 

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 14, 2019

        


The Cumberland County Board of Education Auxiliary, Student Services, Finance and Policy Committee meetings previously scheduled for April 2, 2019, have been rescheduled.

The Auxiliary, Student Services, Finance, Policy, Curriculum and Personnel Committees will meet on Thursday, March 28, 2019. The meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Central Services Board Room located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC 28306.

Committee meetings are open to the public.

No Board of Education Committees will meet on April 2, 2019.

3.28.19 Cumberland County Board of Education Committee Meeting Agenda

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 14, 2019

        


Three women smiling and looking at the screen on a laptop.Want to be a teacher and not sure how to do it?

What:
Residency Licensure Interest Meeting (Formerly known as Lateral Entry)

Who can attend this event?
Anyone interested in becoming a teacher for the 2019/2020 school year.  You must possess at least a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college and/or university and have at least a 2.7 GPA.

When:
March 25, 26, 27 or 28 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for sign in)
You must reserve a seat to attend this meeting.

Where:
Cumberland County Schools
Human Resources Department (building behind Central Services, next to the crown and DMV)
2465 Gillespie St, Fayetteville, NC, 28306

During this meeting, the Licensure Department will discuss the Residency Licensure program and its requirements.  We will answer any questions that you may have.  Application assistance will also be offered at the end of the meeting.  Please bring your official transcripts or legible copies of the official transcript from all colleges/universities attended.  Current and former CCS employees must also bring official transcripts to the meeting.


This event is by reservation only. 
Register your seat now.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 13, 2019

        


The Fort Bragg Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is partnering with EE Smith High School to host its 7th Annual Youth Symposium on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. This event will be featuring National Motivational Speaker, Jeff May and will be held at E.E. Smith High School located at 1800 Seabrook Drive in Fayetteville. This is a free event open to students in grades 6 through 12. There will be HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Resources and scholarship information available as well as an African American Art Gallery. Those interested need to register by Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Fort Bragg Deltas. You may email dst.fbacc.socialaction@gmail.com for more information or view the Youth Symposium Flyer.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 8, 2019

        


The Alyssa Joy Evans Memorial along with the Cumberland County Schools is proud to be able to present scholarships to qualifying Cumberland County Schools (CCS) high school seniors to help them defray the cost of higher education.  Complete applications must be received at VanStory Hills Elementary by Friday, April 12, 2019, by 4:00 p.m. 

To be considered eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Be a 2018-2019 Cumberland County Schools’ high school senior.
  • Maintain a minimum weighted 2.5 GPA.
  • Complete the essay portion of the scholarship as directed.
  • Include an official transcript with the application.
  • Include a current report card.
  • Include a copy of an acceptance letter to college.
  • Turn the completed packet in by the scholarship deadline, April 12th.

Scholarships of $1000.00 each will be awarded to FIVE students.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in June and all applicants will be notified regarding the outcome of the scholarship process.
If you have questions please contact Carleen Evans at carleenevans@ccs.k12.nc.us or 910.483.0809. You may also view and print the AJE Memorial Scholarship Application 2018-2019 for more details and instructions.

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Published by Angel Hoggard on March 7, 2019

        


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