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Weekly Media Advisory for February 10-16, 2019
Published by Nakol Lovett on February 12, 2019
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Weekly Media Advisory: February 10-16, 2019
A summary of events and activities in the Cumberland County Schools (CCS)

WEEKLY MEDIA ADVISORY
February 10-16, 2019

Renarta Clanton Moyd
Chief Communications Officer
Phone: 910.678.2307
Fax: 910.678.2619
renartac@ccs.k12.nc.us

Appreciating School Bus Drivers
Schools throughout the CCS will be observing Bus Driver Appreciation Week/Love the Bus from Monday, February 11 – Friday, February 15. According to CCS’ Transportation Office, numerous observances have been planned this week and the week of Feb. 18. For a complete list of ride alongs, luncheons and bashes, call the Communications & PR Department at 910.678.2307.

The 6thGrade Experience
All current 5th-graders and their parents have been invited to tour R. Max Abbott Middle School on Tuesday, February 12 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The parents will be touring the 6th-grade hall, meeting 6th-grade and elective teachers, and asking questions about the middle school experience. For more information, call Max Abbott Middle School at 910.323.2201.

Board of Education Meeting and Public Forum
The Cumberland County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. for its regular monthly meeting and public forum in the Board Room of the Central Services’ building, located at 2465 Gillespie Street. The Board plans to recognize the Amazing Acts of Character recipient and the school district’s North Carolina School Public Relations Association 2018 Blue Ribbon Award recipients. The meeting is open to the public.

Cumberland County Spelling Bee Finals
Fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout Cumberland County will put their spelling skills to the test on Friday, February 15 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The final rounds of Cumberland County’s Spelling Bee competition will take place in Room 3 of the Educational Resource Center, located at the 396 Elementary Drive in Fayetteville. The winner will advance to compete in the finals of Scripp’s National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC, in the spring.

County’s Top Choral Students to Perform
The Cumberland County Schools will present the 2019 All-County Choral Concerts on Saturday, February 16 at the Crown Coliseum.  Over 500 elementary, middle and high school choral music students will perform in the two concerts.  The elementary concert featuring the county-wide combined All-County Elementary Choir is at 2:00 p.m.  The secondary county-wide concert featuring the All-County Middle School Choir and All-County High School Choir is at 4:15 p.m.  To prepare for these concerts, choral students will participate in a two-day choral clinic.  Choral repertoire will include a variety of classical and contemporary choral music.  The concert is free and open to the public.  Guest clinicians will direct the three choirs. For more information, contact CCS’ Arts Education Supervisor Lydia Stewart at 910.678.2413 or lydias@ccs.k12.nc.us.

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Media has provided a complete listing of school activities. No student or employee in the Cumberland County Schools shall, on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status, or handicapping condition, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity. This document is available in alternative format by contacting the Communications Department of the Cumberland County Schools at 910.678.2638.
        

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