hurricane just ahead sign with stormy clouds backgroundThe Cumberland County Schools (CCS) is working closely with Cumberland County Emergency Management to monitor the path of Hurricane Florence. Based on weather projections and the State of Emergency issued by the Cumberland County Commissioners, there will be a three-hour early release for students on Wednesday, September 12. CCS’ Prime Time before- and after-school care program will close two hours after schools dismiss. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2018

        


The sheriff’s department has issued a curfew beginning at sundown on Wednesday. In support of the sheriff’s department curfew, football games rescheduled from Friday to this Wednesday are now postponed to a date yet to be determined. Once the hurricane passes we will create a plan to make up games missed the best we can. Our number one priority is the safety of our students and those who attend and support our athletes.

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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2018

        


Colorful banner that reads College FairCalling all 10th – 12th graders! You are invited to a FREE College Fair. The event will be held at the Spring Lake Recreation Center located at 245 Ruth Street, Spring Lake on Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The College Fair is being hosted by the Community Outreach Resource Network  (C.O.R.N.).
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 11, 2018

        


Community Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention LogoPLEASE NOTE: Due to the impending storm,  this weekend’s Fayetteville Out of the Darkness Walk is rescheduled for Sunday, October 28, 2018. If you are currently registered for the Fayetteville Walk, you will receive an email from AFSP about the change soon. If you would like to register for the Oct. 28 date, please visit https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.team&teamID=173821. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on September 10, 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

        


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 5, 2018

        


Driven 2 Excel LogpWHAT IS Driven 2 Excel?
The Beasley Media Group’s “Driven 2 Excel” program is a community enhancement campaign designed to reward high school seniors in Cumberland County who achieve high levels of academic achievement and exemplary attendance records throughout the 2018-2019 school year.
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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!
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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!   
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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!

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Published by Laurie Pender on August 24, 2018

        


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