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★Pathway to a Safe and Healthy Return School-Level Family Engagement Session★
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 29, 2020
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An image of a man, a woman, and a child engaged with a laptop as they join our EOC Webex meeting to discuss Our Pathway to a Safe and Healthy Return School.Each school will host a Pathway to a Safe and Healthy Return Family Engagement Session to share important school re-entry information with families. This live session (via Cisco Webex) will provide families with an opportunity to learn about each school’s plan for re-entry, including safety precautions, cohorts, etc.

To support families that may have children at various levels, principals are asked to schedule their sessions in alignment with the schedule below:

        
Please Support Our School While You Shop
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 25, 2020
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an image of a girl asking people to support our school by linking their purchases to our SchoolStore.comDoing some online shopping over Thanksgiving Break? Take a look at our School Store website to shop at popular favorites such as Walmart, Kohl’s & Old Navy. When using these links, a percentage of your order will be returned to our school! How cool is that! Check out the link below to see what other stores are willing to support our school. Happy Shopping!
        
CCS is closed November 26 and 27
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 25, 2020
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CCS TO REOPEN SCHOOL DOORS IN JANUARY FOR STUDENTS & STAFF
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 25, 2020
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An image of students in a classroom with laptops in front of them while a teacher is teaching demonstrating a new way of being in the classroomFayetteville, N.C. – Beginning in January 2021, some students will return to the classroom for in-person learning. Contingent upon positive COVID-19 metrics, Cumberland County Schools (CCS) will transition to Plan B (Blended-Remote and In-Person Learning) following a staggered entry approach beginning January 7, 2021, for traditional calendar schools and January 11, 2021, for year-round schools. Pending positive COVID-19 metrics, CCS will transition to Plan A (Traditional Face-to-Face Learning with Minimal Social Distancing) for K-5 students beginning February 1, 2021. Read more

        
CCS TUTORING OPPORTUNITIES AND SUPPORT FOR K-12 STUDENTS
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 24, 2020
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BRAINFUSE TUTORS: Grades K-12 (Available Now)An image of a boy and a man using a laptop for tutoring in what appears to be an office with bookshelves behind them.

Students from grades K-12 will have 24-7 access to live tutoring services to provide support with daily classroom instruction. The all-in-one suite of tutoring services is designed for a wide range of academic needs, whether it is tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. Students can access live, on-demand academic help, and state-aligned skills building lessons from expert tutors. Tutors and students communicate in real-time through a chat feature in an online classroom by typing, drawing, and marking-up lessons and web content.  To access you may visit the Cumberland@Home site or click the provided links:

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NEED TECH ASSISTANCE?
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 18, 2020
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A colorful image of a computer against an abstract background of red, blue, green,and black to get to our help meet.Eastover-Central families that are experiencing trouble logging into their child’s Google Meet or other technical issues may be provided assistance from the school. Tech Help Desk can provide more in-depth technology assistance by calling (910)678-2618 option 2. To enter the school meet, CALL THE SCHOOL at (910)483-8997 and, then click the link below if directed to do so.

Login Assistance in Google                                          Login Assistance in Webex
        
JOIN THE EASTOVER-CENTRAL PTA
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on November 15, 2020
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An image with the text North PTA every child. one voice. written in blue.During this time of remote learning, our students still need help and support as much as possible. Joining the PTA is still a great way to do this. It’s so simple and can be done in just a few clicks. I’ve attached photos showing the 4 easy steps to joining on the NCPTA website.
1. Go to NCPTA.ORG and click JOIN A PTA
2. Select our County and School
3. Choose the Category that best describes your position with the school, i.e. Parent-Student-Faculty Member-Community Member-Other
Please note that signup is on an individual basis and not household, so make sure if you are signing up more than one you will fill the info out for each person separately. You will have the opportunity to add more than one person (just needing to have separate emails) within the same purchase.
4. Purchase your memberships in the cart
We greatly appreciate your support!!!! Please feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns!!
        
CCS STUDENT DEVICE & TECHNOLOGY HELP DESK (910)678-2618
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on October 21, 2020
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An image with a rainbow of color for the background starting at the left top with red, and moving to the bottom right with yellow, green, and blue with spiral cords and an iridescent CD in front of the backgroundCCS is committed to providing every student in grades K-12 with a device and connectivity. If your child needs a device, please contact your child’s school for assistance. If you have any PROBLEMS, questions, or concerns related to Technology, you should contact the CCS Technology Help Desk at (910) 678-2618, Option 2 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. They are trained for more in-depth technology issues and problems.

        
STUDENT DIRECTORY INFORMATION OPT-OUT FORM AND NOTICE REGARDING RECORDING OF VIRTUAL CLASSES
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on August 21, 2020
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A black and white image of a video camera, a strip of film and a scene plate used for capturing shots of scenes.Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), certain student education records are designated as “directory information,” and can be disclosed to third parties without parents’ consent. Because it is often necessary or highly desirable to record virtual classes for use by students at some point after the class has Read more

        
TIME TO APPLY FOR FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on August 17, 2020
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August 17 – 31: Free meals will be available to all children 18 yrs and younger, per Summer Food Service Program Guidelines.
Starting September 1: Meals will be provided to CCS-ENROLLED STUDENTS based on their status for free-, reduced- or full-paying meal benefits, in accordance with the National School Lunch Program guidelines. There are two options available for completing a Free and Reduced-Priced Meal Application, either online or a paper application.

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