Cumberland County Schools Releases Graduation Plans, School Year Calendars
After much planning in the wake of COVID-19's aftermath, Cumberland County Schools (CCS) officials have released the graduation exercise plans for seniors and the academic calendars for next school year.
Graduation Exercises 2021
District administrators are pleased to announce the graduation ceremony plans for the Class of 2021.
According to CCS Superintendent Dr. Marvin Connelly, Jr., this year's graduation ceremonies will take place in the Crown Coliseum and will adhere to all North Carolina COVID-19 guidelines and capacity limitations.
The graduation exercises will begin on Friday, May 21 with the Early College High Schools and continue through Friday, May 28 with four Traditional High School ceremonies per day, except on Sunday when there will be only two ceremonies taking place during the early evening hours. In order to comply with the capacity limitations and the six-foot social-distancing requirements, each school will conduct multiple graduation sessions by groups.
This plan was formulated after district administrators met with high school principals and senior class student leaders. Cumberland County Health Director Dr. Jennifer Green also reviewed the plan and made several recommendations.
District officials will release Cumberland County Schools' 2021 Graduation Schedule in the coming days.
Calendars for School Year (SY) 2021-2022
School officials have just released the academic calendars for Cumberland County Schools' 2021-2022 SY. Separate calendars have been developed for Traditional Schools, Year-Round Schools, Early College High Schools, and Cumberland Polytechnic High School.