Monthly School Board Meeting
The next meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, in the Board room of the Central Services Building (2465 Gillespie Street/Fayetteville). The meeting will begin with a public forum session at 6:30 p.m.
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CCS Launches the Home Base Parent Portal
During the month of November, all CCS parents were contacted by their child’s school to set up their accounts in the new Home Base Parent Portal powered by PowerSchool. Schools provided access code letters to parents/guardians. Parents can link their students to their accounts, so they only have one login to access students at multiple schools.... Read More →
Driver Education – Register Now for Spring Semester
The Cumberland County Schools (CCS) are currently registering students for spring semester driver education classes. Two complete classroom sessions will be offered during the spring semester (with adequate enrollment). The first session will begin January 22 and conclude on March 3rd. The second session will begin March 11 and conclude April... Read More →
Youth of Promise School-Based Mentoring Program
Dear Community Partner,
Thank you for your interest in becoming a mentor! Our team consists of university students, business partners, parents, retirees and community members. Mentoring supports our belief that students need support from caring adults, and positive emotional climates to maximize their potential in the educational setting.
Becoming... Read More →
What Parents Need to Know About the Excellent Public Schools Act and the Read to Achieve Program
The North Carolina Read to Achieve program is a part of the General Assembly’s Excellent Public Schools Act (pages 38-45), which became law in July of 2012, and applies to all North Carolina K-3 students.
The goal of this legislation is for all students to become proficient readers by the end of third grade. Read to Achieve outlines reading requirements... Read More →
|Cumberland County School Students Featured in Videos at Forward March Conference
Gretchen Evans, a 7th grader at Pine Forest Middle School was one of three featured students in the Defining Moments videos at the recent Forward March conference. After her video was shown, the speaker, Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho, The Surgeon General and Commanding General of the United States Army Medical Command recognized Gretchen’s bravery and thanked her family for their service.