CCS News

  • Local School District Announces Energy Conservation Poster Contest Winners

    Cumberland County Schools' Go Green Initiative observed World Energy Conservation Day on Tuesday, December 14 by announcing its winners of the Energy Conservation Poster Contest. The effort drew nearly 200 entries from K-12 students across the district. These students created artwork that showcased what energy conservation means to them and their futures.

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  • School Board Elects New Chairman, Vice-Chair

    The Cumberland County Board of Education elected Greg West to serve as the chairman and Deanna Jones to serve as the vice-chair of the Board for 2022. West is approaching his 20th year on the Board and is finishing his fifth four-year term. This will be the fifth time he has served as chairman of the Board.

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  • Temporary Relocation of Central Services Personnel

    On Sunday, December 12, shortly before 5 p.m., a small aquarium overheated, causing a small fire and minor smoke damage at the main Central Services building, located at 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC 28306. We are grateful to the first responders for their quick response time. CCS’ Human Resources and Finance buildings, which are in the vicinity, were not impacted by this incident.

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  • Think Big. Work Hard. Be Kind. Bikes for Kids Donates 50 Bikes to Local Third Graders

    Bikes for Kids is a national foundation, co-founded by Meadowlark Lemon, that provides bikes and helmets to Title 1 third-grade children as their first step in completing a three-year character-building program. Bikes for Kids is one of the largest foundations in the country with zero expenses and every cent donated goes to bikes and books.

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  • Cumberland County Schools Seeks High-Impact Literacy Tutors to Support K-3 Students

    Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) first strategic priority is to “graduate every student confident, competitive, and ready for a career, college and life.” One of the ways CCS ensures students’ success is by seeking and leveraging resources to support student learning and development.

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  • Cumberland County Schools Welcomes Feedback From Military Families

    Cumberland County Schools (CCS) and the military community of Cumberland County maintain a close relationship. Military-connected students, who make up over 25% of CCS' 50,000 students, face a different set of challenges from their peers who are not from military families. From relocation to parent deployments, these students frequently experience major changes in their lives.

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  • "A Season of Unity" Showcases the Talents of Cumberland County Schools Students

    Cumberland County Schools (CCS) is proud to announce the winning entries from the 2021 Holiday Greeting Card Competition. Principals and Visual Arts teachers from all CCS attendance areas worked together to encourage students at their schools to create original artworks to represent the contest theme, A Season of Unity.

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  • Committed Community Partner & Douglas Byrd High School 'Join Forces' to Make a Difference

    Hundreds of families in their vehicles streamed from Ireland Drive onto the campus of Douglas Byrd High School Saturday (Dec. 4) morning. According to Balm in Gilead Family Counseling Ministries event organizers, the approximately 900 families showed up to receive food bundles, new and gently used clothing, household goods and toys during the organization's Community Impact drive-thru event.

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  • 'Need to Know' Updates for the Week of December 6, 2021

    The 'Need to Know' Updates for the week of December 6 with information about the upcoming Military Family Advisory Council and Parent Advisory Council meetings, along with how to be a volunteer with the School Angels Watch Program is available now.

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