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.
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Published by Laurie Pender on August 15, 2018

        


SOAR stands for – Strengths in Overcoming Adversity thru Resiliency!A Call for Action
If you suspect that a child could be in danger but do nothing about it, it’s on you. If you support local or state leaders who don’t consider abuse prevention a priority, with the funding to back it up, it’s on you. If we as a community don’t wage war on domestic violence, opioid addiction, poverty, lack of education, lack of alcohol treatment and lack of mental health services, guess what: It’s on us and it’s time to SOAR! SOAR stands for –
Strengths in Overcoming Adversity thru Resiliency!

Check out the Community Child Abuse Prevention Plan!

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Published by Laurie Pender on August 15, 2018

        


AB Wilkins GraduatesForty-one Cumberland County Schools’ students proudly walked across the stage to receive their high school diploma today. The Summer Graduation Ceremony was held in the auditorium of Jack Britt High School and was attended by family and friends of the graduates. 

 

 

 


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Published by Laurie Pender on August 9, 2018

        


FTCC High School Connections Logo (Puzzle Pieces)FTCC High School Connections will host the fall student orientation for current high school juniors and seniors registered for classes for this fall. Parents and students will have the opportunity to meet the instructors and other staff, secure a student ID and parking pass, and purchase textbooks.  
 
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Location: FTCC Fayetteville Campus–Horace Sisk Gymnasium
Times: Career and Technical Education Pathway Students report at 9:00 a.m.
           College Transfer Pathway Students report at 10:40 a.m.
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Published by Laurie Pender on August 9, 2018

        


Pictured (l-r) Carla Crenshaw, principal of Max Abbott Middle School and Beverly Williams a representative from the ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves)Mr. Christopher Dinnen, a math teacher, at Max Abbott Middle School, serves in the reserves and was called to duty last year. During this time his principal, Carla Crenshaw did everything she could to make a smooth transition for all involved. Because of her support, and work to this end, Mr. Dinnen nominated her for the Patriotic Employer Award. Today, she was visited by Ms. Beverly Williams, a representative from ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserves). Ms. Williams presented the award to Mrs. Crenshaw who was very honored to receive this special recognition.

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Published by Laurie Pender on August 8, 2018

        


Community Walk for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention LogoSeptember is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention month. According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, suicide is the third leading cause of death for North Carolinians between the ages of 10 to 24. Unfortunately, stigma, myths, and misinformation about suicide prevent both adults and young people from discussing this topic.
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Published by Laurie Pender on August 6, 2018

        


Shield with the words School Angels Watch on it and the Cumberland County Schools' Logo with wingsThe Cumberland County School system is looking for volunteers to be a part of the School Angels Program. These individuals will be ‘an additional set of eyes and ears’ on school campuses across the County in order to help keep them safe. School Angels will patrol school grounds with radios, report suspicious activity, ensure all gates and fences are secure as well as make certain all other Safety and Security measures are properly followed. All volunteers, who are considered non-paid employees, should be well-groomed, professionally dressed, and pass a background check. For more information about how you can become a School Angel Community Volunteer, visit schoolwatch.ccs.k12.nc.us, or contact the program’s coordinator, Kenneth McKinnon, at 910.678.2457.

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Published by Laurie Pender on August 6, 2018

        


Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) is a program where students can take a test proving mastery of a subject and get credit for it without having to take the class.The Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) process allows current high school students to demonstrate mastery of a course’s content, getting credit and a “CDM” indicator on the student’s transcript by taking an assessment and completing an artifact. 

Any parents or students who are interested in CDM should complete the CDM application and return it to the AIG Consultant at their school no later than September 4, 2018.
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Published by Laurie Pender on August 6, 2018

        


Chatting with Student at EE Miller ElementaryCongressman Richard Hudson, NC – 8th District, paid the students and staff at E.E. Miller Elementary a special visit on Thursday to learn more about the school’s Spanish Immersion and Global Schools programs. 
 
During his visit, he observed students and teachers in classrooms and talked with parents, school administrators, and representatives from Participate about how effective the program has been through the years.  


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Published by Laurie Pender on August 3, 2018

        


Accepting donations from Cape Fear Flooring‘A big thank you’ is extended to CCS’ Work Perks partner Cape Fear Flooring and Restoration for coordinating a fantastic “Stuff the Truck” School Supply Drive for children in need in the Cumberland County Schools (CCS). Casey  Schaffer, the company’s marketing director, and several of her co-workers organized the Drive and worked to garner the support of numerous businesses and individuals across the County to contribute to the worthwhile effort.
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Published by Laurie Pender on July 17, 2018

        


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