Upcoming Events in the Cumberland County Schools (Weeks of March 20 & 27, 2016)
Celebrating Women’s History Month
South View High School (SVHS) Ladies of the View are sponsoring a special program to observe Women’s History Month (March) on Tuesday, March 22 at 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium at SVHS. Organizers of the event promise it will empower, inspire and entertain those who attend!
Exceptional Children’s Beginners’ Fair is ‘Coming to Town!’
Cumberland County Schools’ (CCS) Early-In Special Education Preschool Program is sponsoring its Exceptional Children’s Beginners’ Fair on Wednesday, March 23 from 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. at the Educational Resource Center, located at 396 Elementary Drive. Parents who attend can expect an overview of the kindergarten transition process and an explanation of the various kindergarten curriculums. Also school-age program specialists and teachers will be there to answer questions and discuss curriculum, individualized education plans, expectations, and environments to help along the child’s transition into kindergarten. For more information about the Exceptional Children’s Beginners’ Fair, call 910.484.6761.
Upcoming School Calendar Highlights
Pupil Holiday/Teacher Workday for the Traditional Schools, A.B. Wilkins High School, Cross Creek Early College High School, Howard Health & Life Sciences High School and Cumberland International Early College High School
Pupil/Teacher Holiday for A.B. Wilkins High School, Cross Creek Early College High School, Howard Health & Life Sciences High School and Cumberland International Early College High School
March 28 – April 1
Pupil Holidays/Required Annual Leave for Traditional and Year-Round Schools
March 29 – 31
Pupil Holidays/Required Annual Leave for Howard Health & Life Sciences High School
A Part of Spring Cleaning
CCS’ Go Green Initiative is co-sponsoring an e-waste and shredding event on Saturday, April 2 from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Cumberland County Courthouse (Gillespie Street). E-Waste includes eliminating household items with a cord, e.g., TV’s less than 50”, stereos, computers, printers, lamps, radios, small kitchen appliances, etc. Only residential paper items can be shredded, including those that have a paper clip or staple.
April 2016 Let’s Talk Education Radio Show: “More Than Just Soil & Seeds”— During the April edition of Let’s Talk Education, the show’s host, Renarta Clanton Moyd, will talk with Media Clerk Marina Shelton from E. Cashwell Elementary School and Assistant Principal Tara Bratcher from Cumberland Road Elementary School on Monday, April 4. They will discuss how school gardens are having a positive impact on student learning. Tune in from 11:34 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on WIDU 1600 AM or visit www.widuradio.com.