Upcoming Events in the Cumberland County Schools (Week of May 24, 2015)

Memorial Day to be Observed
In observance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 will be a student and teacher holiday. Cumberland County Schools’ Central Services offices will be closed as well.


Upcoming Teacher Workdays
A required teacher workday is scheduled for Cross Creek Early College High School, Cumberland International Early College High School, Alger B. Wilkins High School, and Howard Health and Life Sciences High School on Tuesday, May 26. A second teacher workday (not required) is on Wednesday, May 27.


End-of-Year Teacher Assistants’ Banquet
Members of the Cumberland County Schools’ Association of Teacher Assistants will have their annual banquet on Tuesday, May 26 at 6:00 p.m. The end-of-the-year event will take place in the auditorium at the Educational Resource Center.


It’s Testing Time, Again
Students throughout the CCS will be taking End-of-Grade tests at area elementary and middle schools from Wednesday, May 27 – Thursday, May 28. Also, End-of-Course assessments will take place as follows:

Traditional and 4X4 Schools – Friday, May 29 – Thursday, June 11

Reid Ross Classical School – Tuesday, May 26 – Monday, June 8

All Middle Schools (Math 1) – Wednesday, June 3


Board Committee Meetings
The Cumberland County Board of Education Curriculum and Personnel Committees will meet on Thursday, May 28 starting at 8:30 a.m. in the Central Services’ Board Room, located at 2465 Gillespie Street. The meetings are open to the public.


Art Show & Honors Society Induction Ceremony
South View High School is sponsoring a student-run art show on Thursday, May 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the media center at the school. Immediately following the Art Show, several artistically talented art students will be inducted into the National Art Honors Society. The induction ceremony is slated to begin at 6:00 p.m. For more information about both events, contact SVHS Teacher Karrie Matias at karriematias@ccs.k12.nc.us.


End-of-Year Awards Banquet
Employees of CCS’ Child Nutrition Services and members of the School Nutrition Association are sponsoring their annual awards banquet on Thursday, May 28 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Crown Expo Center. This year’s theme is “Soaring With the Winds of Change.”

Published on May 21, 2015 by Renarta Clanton Moyd