PFHS Green Team Wins $20,000 for SchoolThe Pine Forest High School (PFHS) Green Team joined the Recycle Rally contest sponsored by PepsiCo where they collected plastic bottles and aluminum cans from students, parents, staff, and the community. The Green Team would sort the items between plastic and aluminum, bag them up and weigh each bag. PepsiCo would send auditors to the school at various times to confirm the Green Team was recycling the right kind of items and weighing everything properly. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on June 13, 2017

        


Students pose with the Special Olympic Torch as it was carried past their school.Eastover-Central Kindergarteners came out in full support to cheer on the police officers making the trek from Fayetteville to Raleigh carrying the torch that kicks off the Special Olympics each year!
The run halted long enough to take a quick photo before resuming the run! Eastover-Central is proud of our first responders and love being an encouragement for all they do.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 12, 2017

        


Emily Martinac, teacher at Eastover-Central Elementary SchoolCongratulations to Emily Martinac from  Eastover-Central Elementary for being selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute for the week of June 19-23, 2017. Each year, the Library of Congress provides the opportunity for a group of K-12 educators to attend one of its five teacher institutes in Washington, D.C.

During the five-day program, she will work with Library education specialists and subject-matter experts to learn effective practices for using primary sources in the classroom, while exploring some of the millions of digitized historical artifacts and documents available on the Library’s website.
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Published by Laurie Pender on June 6, 2017

        


Leadership Fayetteville Youth Academy Logo with MarkethouseApplications are currently being accepted for Leadership Fayetteville Youth Academy (LFYA) Class of 2018. LFYA is a competitive, community leadership program sponsored by the Greater Fayetteville Chamber in partnership with the Cumberland County Schools. This program is for rising juniors who are interested in (1) learning about local industry, the arts, healthcare, education, the military, etc.; and (2) becoming a young leader in our community. The application deadline has been extended until June 9. The application is attached. Please direct all questions to CCS’ Career Pathways Coordinator Taneka Williams at 910.678.2416 or tanekawilliams@ccs.k12.nc.us or the Chamber at 910.433.6762. 

2017-18 Leadership Fayetteville Youth Academy Application

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 31, 2017

        


Douglas Byrd Middle School LogoDouglas Byrd Middle School recently received a $5,600 grant from The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries.  More than $930,000 in grants will be distributed to 160 school libraries across the country this year for the purchase of books and reading materials. Douglas Byrd Middle was one of only eight schools in North Carolina chosen to receive this grant. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 26, 2017

        


Pine Forest High School's Green Team Wins $20,000The Pine Forest High School (PFHS) Green Team recently joined the Recycle Rally contest sponsored by PepsiCo where they collected plastic bottles and aluminum cans from students, parents, staff, and community. The Green Team sorted the items, plastic, and aluminum bagged them up and weighed each bag. PepsiCo sent auditors to the school at various times to confirm the team was recycling the right kind of items and weighing everything properly. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 2017

        


SFCMS - NCSSM Challenge Cup 2017-18Fayetteville – On Monday, May 8, 2017, Seventy-First Classical Middle School (SFCMS) was announced as the winner of the 2016-2017 North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities (NCASA) Challenge Cup for small middle schools at the Association’s Annual Meeting in Winston-Salem, NC. The award was accepted by Ms. Patricia Ramos, Principal of SFCMS, on behalf of the school.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 18, 2017

        


Driven 2 Excel 2017Fayetteville – Congratulations to Eva Kelly, a senior from Jack Britt High School (JBHS), for winning a 2016 Kia Soul during this year’s “Driven 2 Excel” celebration last night in the Crown Arena. Kelly and 730 other graduating seniors were in the running for the new car and college scholarships based on their attendance and academic achievements.  During the drawing, Diana Cain from JBHS received a $3,000 scholarship and Kade Sibert from Westover High School was awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union.  In its fifth year, the “Driven 2 Excel” car give-a-way is sponsored in part by the Cumberland County Schools, Beasley Media Group radio stations, Fayetteville Kia, and the Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 17, 2017

        


River Run Dogs is a local company that specializes in dog obedience, reading to dogs program and therapeutic dogs.River Run Dogs is a local company that specializes in dog obedience, reading to dogs program and therapeutic dogs. College Lakes was fortunate enough to have a visit from 3 dogs! CJ, Levi and Snitch! These fury friends came in and visited our EC classes, performed tricks and help students with calming strategies!

 

 

 


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Published by Laurie Pender on May 17, 2017

        


Integrated Systems Technology Academy LogoJeffrey Collins and Antonio (Tony) Capelo of the Jack Britt Integrated Systems Technology Academy were awarded First Place in the Inaugural Emerging Leaders STEM Competition hosted by AFCEA at the Crown Coliseum.  The first place winners received $500 and a Dell Laptop for presenting their Field Research Project, Solar Strips. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 17, 2017

        


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