laptop computer showing code with the words <C3> Cumberland County Coding Camp written on it.The Cumberland County Schools and the Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center are sponsoring the Cumberland County Coding Camp! This camp is open to Cumberland County Schools’ students ages 12-17 and is completely FREE for students! Materials and supplies will be provided along with lunch and snacks.

Students will have the opportunity to experience game, music, sound, sports, and fashion design and a variety of other topics in coding and computer science as they watch their work come to life.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 18, 2018

        


Image of winning coaches and team captain from Ferguson-Easley Elementary SchoolThe North Carolina Council on Economic Education (NCCEE) sponsors the Stock Market Game.  The Stock Market Game is dedicated to the academic growth of students and focuses on financial literacy. This year 22,000 students participated from North Carolina schools. Out of those, three Ferguson-Easley Elementary School students were honored at the 32nd Annual Awards Banquet.  The Stock Market Game is a competition that is organized by elementary, middle and high school divisions either in the Eastern Region or Western Region. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 18, 2018

        


2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Scholarship Recipients pose for photo.Assistant City Manager Jay Reinstein and a member of the Fayetteville-Cumberland Human Relations Department and Commission presented the following Cumberland County Schools’ s seniors with $1,000 MLK Scholarships during the May 15 Board of Education meeting: 

Raven Bailey, E.E. Smith High School; Zinzili Kelley, Douglas Byrd High School; Israel C. Barnes, E.E. Smith High School; Tyler Lambertson, Seventy-First High School; Sydney Harris, E.E. Smith High School; Madison Lapsley, Pine Forest High School; Kimbrea McDonald, Seventy-First High School; Myles Nooks, E.E. Smith High School; Jiawen He, Cross Creek Early College High School; and Nicholas Moment-Cunningham, Cross Creek Early College High School.

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 18, 2018

        


2017 Kia SoulFayetteville – Congratulations to Jacob Branham, a senior from Cumberland Polytechnic High School (CPHS), for winning a 2017 Kia Soul during this year’s “Driven 2 Excel” celebration last night in the Crown Arena.

Branham and 691 other graduating seniors were in the running for the new car and college scholarships based on their attendance and academic achievements. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 16, 2018

        


Daughters of the American Revolution State Essay WinnerDesmond Jordan, a stellar 7th grade AIG student at Westover Middle School, recently participated in the Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest. This year’s topic was “This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. Imagine you are living in 1918. State where you are living and how the end of the war will impact your daily life”?
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 16, 2018

        


Director leads student in the orchestra camp as they play a selection of musicThe Arts Education Program of Cumberland County Schools is pleased to offer two summer workshops for band and orchestra students. The summer music workshops are open to all band and orchestra students in grades 5 through 12, who have successfully completed one year of instruction.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 15, 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 May 15, 2018

        


Middle School Girls CompeteThe Cumberland County Schools held its annual Super Fitness Field Day on Friday, May 11 on the Athletic Field at Reid Ross Classical School in Fayetteville. The event was held to showcase the school system’s finest athletes, who withstood rigorous qualification standards to participate in the competitions. Events included the following: curl-ups, standing long jump, rope skipping, shuttle run, 50-meter dash, 200-meter run, & 800-meter run. Special thanks to the County physical fitness teachers and military soldiers who judged the physical fitness events.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 14, 2018

        


Stedman Elementary, the students, faculty, and family of Chanda Holst recently gathered on the front lawn to dedicate a memorial garden to Mrs. Holst’s memory. Chanda taught at Stedman Elementary beginning in 2007 and remained there until her death in October 2017. The Cape Fear High School Band Wind Ensemble under the direction of Mike Williams provided music for the event. The dedication ended with Mrs. Holst’s students and family performing a balloon release.

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 14, 2018

        


First Place in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition Massey Hill Classical High School student Deanna Glus recently won First Place in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for her artwork entitled “A Hometown Feeling”.  

Her artwork will be displayed in a busy corridor of the U.S. Capitol complex for one year, representing North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District.  Having won the Congressional Art Award, Deanna will receive a scholarship offer from a prestigious arts university. Ms. Glus and a guest will be flown to Washington, D.C. to attend the national reception and view her artwork in the Capitol.

Please congratulate Deanna for representing our school, city, county, district, state, and country so well. Thanks to everyone for your tremendous support!  

Principal: Dr. Pamela Adams 
Visual Arts Teacher: Brett King

 
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 11, 2018

        


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