Items Of Interest


Special Called Board Meetings

The Cumberland County Board of Education will hold SPECIAL MEETINGS on Monday, March 26, 2018, beginning at 11:45 a.m., and Tuesday, March 27, 2018, beginning at 1:15 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Embassy Suites Fayetteville/Ft. Bragg, 4760 Lake Valley Drive, Fayetteville, NC.  The meetings will be held in Closed Session for confidential... Read More →

Board Committees Schedule Change

Because Spring Break is April 2 – 6, Board of Education Committees will not meet on April 5.  All Committees will meet on March 29, 2018. The meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. and are open to the public.  Read More →

Board Approves School Watch Program

Members of the Board approved a school watch program that will use community volunteers to help safeguard local schools. The volunteers, who will be known as School Angels, will “provide an extra pair of eyes and ears” on school campuses across the district. They will work to alert administrators to any suspicious activities around schools; greet... Read More →

Congratulations to Reid Ross Middle School!

The Reid Ross Middle Schools’ Girls’ Basketball team recently won the Classical Challenge. The team is super excited to hold onto the trophy for the year!  Read More →

Seniors Get Assistance in Completing FAFSA Application

Cumberland County Schools’ seniors who haven’t yet complete their FREE application for Federal Student Aid can receive assistance on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Tony Rand Student Center on the main campus of FTCC.  Any senior planning to attend college is welcome to attend this FREE event.  You do not... Read More →

ICON Summer Internship Program

The 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... Read More →

Lateral Entry Interest Meeting

Want to be a Lateral Entry teacher and not sure how to do it? What: Lateral Entry Interest Meeting Who can attend this event? Anyone interested in becoming a teacher for the 18/19 school year. You must possess at least a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college/university and have never been licensed in NC or any other state. Read More... Read More →

Wellness Tip: Give Your Water Some Personality

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and often little or no nutrients, while others may provide nutrients but too much fat and too many calories. Jazz up your water by adding slices of fruit or fresh mint, rosemary, or basil. Try these Tips for Making Better Beverage Choices. For more helpful healthy tips... Read More →

Local Leadership Institute Seeks Participants 

The Institute for Community Leadership (ICL) is accepting applications for Class XV (2018-2019), which will start in September. Participants attend seven monthly sessions that highlight such topics as leadership styles, team building, and communications. ICL is a joint community effort that identifies, develops and empowers community members who are... Read More →

New Article in NCEd By Local Teacher Andi Webb

Check out this article by Alderman Road Elementary School Teacher Andi Webb on Climate Change at the Arctic’s Edge. Webb is a Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers grant recipient through Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Read her article here.  Read More →

CCS Observes Suicide Awareness Week

According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, suicide is the third leading cause of death for North Carolinians between the ages of 10 to 24.  Unfortunately, stigma, myths, and misinformation about suicide prevent both adults and young people from discussing this topic.  Recognizing the signs and symptoms of suicide and... Read More →

Hey Senior! Are YOU Driven 2 Excel (D2X)?

WHAT IS D2X? The Beasley Media Group’s “Driven 2 Excel” program is a community enhancement campaign designed to reward high school seniors in Cumberland County who achieve high levels of academic achievement and exemplary attendance records throughout the 2017 – 2018 school year. Read More →  Read More →

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