New Century International Middle School Culture Night - Chinese DragonNew Century International Middle School (NCMIS) recently hosted their inaugural Culture Night.  The evening began with a dramatic Chinese dragon dance performed by some of the NCIMS eighth grade gentlemen.  The Chinese dragon dance is a traditional dance performed not only for Chinese New Year but for many festive occasions.  The silk flexible dragon is manipulated by male dancers who move the dragon to simulate the mythical river spirit. Continue reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 5, 2017

        


National Junior Beta Club EmblemCongratulations to the Stedman Elementary School Beta Club.  They have earned the honor of “School of Merit” through the National Beta Club organization. They have completed many community projects this year and have even gone Global with their fund raising activities. Way to go Mrs. Pankey and all of the Beta Club Members.

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Published by Laurie Pender on May 3, 2017

        


Students from Gray's Creek High School's Chorale took home first place in the recent Festival Disney competition.Festival Disney is held each spring at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. This competitive music festival run by Disney gives music ensembles the chance to compete with other instrumental, and vocal ensembles from schools across the country. The Gray’s Creek High School Chorale recently returned from their 3rd Festival Disney Competition where they placed 1st in class 3A, receiving the Best in Class Award and a rating of Superior. Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 26, 2017

        


Students building something using a RigamajigMany kids experience intense emotional impact when a parent is deployed or has returned home from military service. Play is crucial for kids to relieve toxic stress, restore normalcy and stay active and healthy.  Stoney Point Elementary School hosted an event to unveil its new Rigamajig creative play tool on April 24, 2017. The Rigamajig empowers kids to use their own imagination to build a play space of their dreams, using a collection of wooden planks, wheels, and pulleys that allow kids to build and rebuild play structures with their imaginations. This type of play can be a solution for military families to help kids have fun, healthy and positive experiences together.  
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 25, 2017

        


Spring Lake Teachers Celebrate Autism Awareness MonthStaff and faculty at Spring Lake Middle School showed their support for Autism Awareness Month by giving a Hoot! To promote awareness school-wide, faculty and staff wore their Give a Hoot Autism Awareness t-shirts. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 12, 2017

        


Pinwheels for Prevention GardenThe Builders Club and HOSTS students helped kick-off Child Abuse Awareness Month and Autism Awareness Month by planting a Pinwheel Garden at Spring Lake Middle School. The group is hoping the Pinwheel Garden will grow throughout the month. Continue Reading
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 12, 2017

        


Parents and community members attend Ferguson-Easley Elementary School's Career FairMrs. A. Hayes, Ferguson-Easley School Counselor, along with other team members recently coordinated a successful Career Day event held in the school’s cafetorium.  Various professions were introduced to students including the following categories: Information & Technology; Health & Beauty; Law Enforcement; Financial; Publishing; & Education to name a few.  Continue Reading

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Published by Laurie Pender on April 12, 2017

        


Green vegetables growing in a garden to support April as National Garden MonthApril is the national garden month and several schools have taken advantage of getting their hands dirty.
The Healthy Eating and Active Living Liaison was awarded a grant from Action for Healthy Kids to promote nutrition and physical activity initiatives within the schools. After partnering with Jason Weathington, Horticulture Agent from NC State University, the planting began. Check out the gardens at Beaver Dam Elementary, Cliffdale Elementary, and C. Wayne Collier Elementary schools. If your school has a garden, share your experience with us. Please send photos to Angela Hurley, Healthy Eating, and Active Living Liaison at angelahurley@ccs.k12.nc.us. For more information and pictures, visit, CCS’ Wellness Website

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Published by Bobbi Jo Pova on April 10, 2017

        


North Carolina Association of Scholastic Activities - North Carolina MapOn Saturday, April 1, the 2017 Middle School Forensics State Final was held at New Century International Middle School of Fayetteville.  Students participated in six separate events: Public Forum, Extemporaneous Speaking, Duo Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, and Original Oratory.  In the Interpretation categories, students performed memorized literary works, and in Original Oratory, students presented their own original persuasive speeches. 
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Published by Laurie Pender on April 3, 2017

        


Cumberland International Early College High School will host Cultural Night on April 20, 2017, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.The students and staff of Cumberland International Early College High School of Cumberland County Schools are hosting our 6th Annual “Cultural Night”.  On this evening, our faculty, staff, and students will open our doors to families and the community to share a showcase of our Cultural Immersion awareness studies and activities.  There will be cultural display tables with items representing the countries we have studied throughout the school year.  We will have student performances and community entertainment.  In addition, we will share food samplings from the different countries represented.  Please join us Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the Lilly Gym on the Campus of Fayetteville State University from 6:30–8:00pm.

 

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Published by Laurie Pender on March 30, 2017

        


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