We are proud to announce the Summer Youth Internship program co-sponsored by the City of Fayetteville, the Public Works Commission (PWC) and Cumberland County Schools (CCS). The goal is to hire up to 30 youth to work 32 hours per week for six weeks in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) related position, June 19-July 28, 2017.

For more information about qualifications and for the application please check out the 2017 Hire Fayetteville Youth Internship Application Packet

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 18, 2017

        


Spring Lake Teachers Celebrate Autism Awareness MonthStaff and faculty at Spring Lake Middle School showed their support for Autism Awareness Month by giving a Hoot! To promote awareness school-wide, faculty and staff wore their Give a Hoot Autism Awareness t-shirts. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 12, 2017

        


Pinwheels for Prevention GardenThe Builders Club and HOSTS students helped kick-off Child Abuse Awareness Month and Autism Awareness Month by planting a Pinwheel Garden at Spring Lake Middle School. The group is hoping the Pinwheel Garden will grow throughout the month. Continue Reading
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 12, 2017

        


Parents and community members attend Ferguson-Easley Elementary School's Career FairMrs. A. Hayes, Ferguson-Easley School Counselor, along with other team members recently coordinated a successful Career Day event held in the school’s cafetorium.  Various professions were introduced to students including the following categories: Information & Technology; Health & Beauty; Law Enforcement; Financial; Publishing; & Education to name a few.  Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 12, 2017

        


Green vegetables growing in a garden to support April as National Garden MonthApril is the national garden month and several schools have taken advantage of getting their hands dirty.
The Healthy Eating and Active Living Liaison was awarded a grant from Action for Healthy Kids to promote nutrition and physical activity initiatives within the schools. After partnering with Jason Weathington, Horticulture Agent from NC State University, the planting began. Check out the gardens at Beaver Dam Elementary, Cliffdale Elementary, and C. Wayne Collier Elementary schools. If your school has a garden, share your experience with us. Please send photos to Angela Hurley, Healthy Eating, and Active Living Liaison at angelahurley@ccs.k12.nc.us. For more information and pictures, visit, CCS’ Wellness Website

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on April 10, 2017

        


North Carolina Association of Scholastic Activities - North Carolina MapOn Saturday, April 1, the 2017 Middle School Forensics State Final was held at New Century International Middle School of Fayetteville.  Students participated in six separate events: Public Forum, Extemporaneous Speaking, Duo Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, and Original Oratory.  In the Interpretation categories, students performed memorized literary works, and in Original Oratory, students presented their own original persuasive speeches. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 3, 2017

        


Cumberland International Early College High School will host Cultural Night on April 20, 2017, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.The students and staff of Cumberland International Early College High School of Cumberland County Schools are hosting our 6th Annual “Cultural Night”.  On this evening, our faculty, staff, and students will open our doors to families and the community to share a showcase of our Cultural Immersion awareness studies and activities.  There will be cultural display tables with items representing the countries we have studied throughout the school year.  We will have student performances and community entertainment.  In addition, we will share food samplings from the different countries represented.  Please join us Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Lilly Gym on the Campus of Fayetteville State University from 6:30–8:00pm.

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on March 30, 2017

        


Max Abbott Seventh Grader, Kaitlyn Z. Takes 1st Place in Science Olympiad CompetitionKaitlyn Z., a 7th grader at Max Abbott Middle School (MAMS), recently won 1st place in the Science Olympiad Junior Engineering competition! Kaitlyn also took first place in Junior Engineering and was also the Grand Winner (which included the high school regional projects) in the February 18 Regional Competition at UNC-Pembroke. Continue reading

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on March 28, 2017

        


New Century International Middle School (NCIMS) recently held their 1st annual National Junior Honor Society Induction Ceremony. More than 35 students were selected by NCIMS NJHS Faculty council, based on outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship (cumulative average grade of 85% or higher in middle school), leadership, service, character and citizenship.  Continue Reading
 
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Published by Laurie Pender on March 27, 2017

        


2017 Juried High School Art Show - Emily Lombardi, Cape Fear High School - 1st Place SculptureThe annual High School Juried Art Show offers Cumberland County Schools’ high school Visual Arts students the opportunity to have their artwork adjudicated by a Guest Juror for possible selection in the art show.  The Art Show was on display from March 7-17, 2017.  Students competed for First place, Second place, Third place or an Honorable Mention in the categories of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture and Mixed Media/Other. 

Student awards were presented at the Opening Reception on March 7.  Dr. Rollinda Thomas served as the 2017 Juror.  Dr. Thomas is Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Coordinator of Art Education at Fayetteville State University. This student Visual Arts event was made possible through the kind assistance of the staff of the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County.  For more information, please contact Lydia Stewart, Arts Education Supervisor for Cumberland County Schools at (910) 678.2622.
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Published by Laurie Pender on March 21, 2017

        


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