Student holds trash can holding trash picked up from the school lawn.On April 22, 1970, the first Earth Day was celebrated in the U.S.  As of 1990, 192 countries celebrated Earth Day on April 22.  Earth Day is a day to bring awareness to the environment and what we can do about it.  This year, Ms. Sanchez-Macy’s 2nd-period Exploratory Spanish class at NCIMS wanted to do their part. Read more

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 25, 2018

        


Group photo of those who participated in Westarea Elementary School's Annual Career DayWestarea Elementary recently hosted its annual Career Day.  The event provided the students with meaningful, informative, and educational opportunities to explore a variety of professions.  Over forty individuals took time out of their schedules to present their careers to the boys and girls. Read more  

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 17, 2018

        


Location: 2001 Skibo Road, Fayetteville, NC
Time: 4-6 p.m. (schools earn 10 cents per gallon)
After 6 p.m. (schools earn 1 cent per gallon)
Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Helps schools earn money by filling up at Circle K located at 2001 Skibo Road in Fayetteville, NC on April 19 starting at 4:00 p.m.

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 13, 2018

        


The following Summer Camps are available to Cumberland County School students.

Prime Time logo - colorful ball with a white star with the words Prime Time written in blackCumberland County Schools’ Prime Time Summer Camp 2018
Featuring eight weekly themes, three locations, daily snacks, and two weekly field trips! Open to children entering 1st grade through age 12. Prime Time Summer Camp will be held at C. Wayne Collier, Mary McArthur, and Howard Hall elementary schools. Camp will run June 11 – August 3 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. AM Extended Care and PM Extended Care will be available for an additional fee.
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 13, 2018

        


Westover High School Wolverine MascotWestover High School invites you to participate in their upcoming Spring Spirit 5K Run/Walk that will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The 5K will be held at the school located at 277 Bonanza Drive in Fayetteville. There will be prizes for the top finishers. Food and beverages will be available.

For more information call 910.864.0190 or email Eliballard@ccs.k12.nc.us.

Spring Spirit 5K Application – WOHS

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 11, 2018

        


Cumberland County Schools Superintendent, Dr. Marvin Connelly Jr.The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) recently welcomed their new superintendent: Dr. Marvin Connelly, Jr. 

During a special meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Education on Wednesday, April 11, the Board of Education approved Dr. Connelly as superintendent of the CCS. He currently serves as the Chief of Staff and Strategic Planning in the Wake County Public School system.

Hundreds of school system employees, community members, and the media crowded into the Board Room of the Central Services’ Building for an opportunity to see and meet the new superintendent.

Dr. Connelly has served in the Wake County Public Schools as a teacher assistant, teacher, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent in addition to his current role. Previously, he also served as an officer in the U.S. Army (82nd Airborne Division).

Dr. Connelly succeeds former superintendent Dr. Frank Till, effective July 1, 2018. CCS’ Associate Superintendent of Auxiliary Services Tim Kinlaw has served as the interim superintendent since June 2017.

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 11, 2018

        


Blue and yellow image of ICON logo with text that reads Innovative Career Opportunities NowThe ICON Summer Internship Program is co-sponsored by the Cumberland County Schools (CCS), City of Fayetteville, Public Works Commission (PWC), and the NCWorks Career Center. The goal is to hire 30+ youth to work 32 hours per week for six weeks in positions in the Cumberland County area.  Please see the following flyer for details. ICON Summer Internship 2018
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 11, 2018

        


Students enjoy talking with the Career Day ParticipantsSpecial thanks to all of the professionals and businesses that took time out of their work days to spend time with the students at the Max Abbott Career Fair!  The students and staff at MAMS  are so grateful to have you as part of their community. Read more

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 10, 2018

        


Beaver Dam Elementary students participated in Reading March Madness the past 2 weeks to promote reading. Students read books and tested on them for comprehension. Reading Rappin Remer was there throughout the 2 weeks to offer encouragement and let students know who was in the lead. Grade levels K-1, 2-3, and 4-5 competed against each other to see who could get the most points. Congratulations to Kindergarten, Third and Fifth Grade who won the March Madness.

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 3, 2018

        


The REAL WORLD EVENT is a one-day simulation of the real world. The event will concretely address education and employment decisions youth make in combination with lifestyle choices (such as housing, transportation, leisure, etc.). Participating youths will be given an occupation based on an employment-educational assessment. The occupation will provide a salary (some with benefits). Youths will be challenged to take their salary and develop a budget based on everyday needs (food, electricity, rent, etc.) and situational crisis such as medical, emotional, social, and accidental.
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 3, 2018

        


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