Gray's Creek High School Logo in Gold and BlackGray’s Creek High School (GCHS) opened its doors in 2003. It has grown from a small graduating class of 97 students to expecting to graduate 336 students in 2018. Among the many clubs they have at Gray’s Creek High School, are their Poetic Pathos Youth Slam Team, GEMS (Girl’s Expecting More Success), and Chorale Program.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 30, 2018

        


Graduates of the Westover High School Health Academy stand for a photo with Board Chair Carrie SuttonMembers of Westover High Schools’ Academy of Health Sciences and Technology graduating Class of 2018 stopped to pose for a quick photo with Cumberland County School Board Chair Carrie Sutton after their May 10 ceremony. The Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences and Health Occupations Graduation Ceremony took place in the Weaver Auditorium at Womack Army Medical Center. The 20 Academy graduates completed a comprehensive and intensive program in STEM Education that has prepared them to enter post-secondary programs in health care.

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 29, 2018

        


Pine Forest Middle School Student Kendal Win is moving on to the third round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Pine Forest Middle School student Kindal Win is competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC. Here is the latest update! 

Kendal took the preliminary test (vocabulary and written) yesterday morning and will find out the results tonight (Wednesday). She spelled correctly for round two and will move on to round three today. Round 3 will air on ESPN3 and her group will spell between 2:00 and 3:30 p.m. So far she is doing great and has a positive attitude. 

#northsidekids #PFMSnation #wegrowleaders

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 29, 2018

        


Logo for the Integrated Systems Technology Academy of EngineeringThe mission of the Integrated Systems Technology Academy of Engineering (ISTA of E) at Jack Britt High School is to provide students the opportunity to study and learn technical design, engineering concepts, and the skills needed to compete in the global job market. ISTA of E provides students with a rigorous pre-engineering curriculum that is centered around student-driven problem-based learning, offering courses in Engineering Drafting, Integrated Systems Technology, and Principles of Technology.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 2018

        


Image of a soldier holding a child with the words Month of the Military Child and a yellow ribbon.Over 29 percent of students enrolled in the Cumberland County Schools are military-connected. Visual arts is one method to allow children to communicate their feelings. In honor of the Month of The Military Child in April, Cumberland County Schools sponsored an Art Contest to afford military-connected students an opportunity to share their experiences.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 2018

        


AEF - Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship ProgramWASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fourteen accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teachers from across the United States have been named 2018-2019 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows. The fellows will spend 11 months serving in a federal agency or U.S. Congressional office in Washington, D.C., engaged in the national STEM education arena.
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Published by Laurie Pender on May 25, 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

        


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

        


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

        


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