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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.

        
Scholastic Book Fair Oct. 19 – Nov. 1, 2020
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on October 18, 2020
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An image of Clifford the big red dog with the text that the Scholastic Book Fair is Going On Now!Eastover-Central Elementary invites you to shop our Online Book Fair by clicking on this link and supporting our school! The Fair runs from October 19th, 2020-November 1st, 2020. Our Fair will feature a Virtual Fair walk-through so you and your kids can experience the magic of the school shopping experience: Browse titles by grade, meet popular authors, and much more! All purchases will benefit our school directly (25% back in rewards!). Don’t miss these two weeks.  There is no better gift than sharing a love for reading with your child or loved one…
Please save the date for the upcoming Scholastic Book Fair.  The Fair will be open online from October 19th to November 1st.   Share the gift of reading with your child or loved one.  All purchases help earn new books and materials for our school.  Thank you for supporting Eastover-Central Elementary Book Fair.

 

        
EOC Red Ribbon Week
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on October 15, 2020
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An image of a red ribbon on a white backgrounc with the text October 23-31 is Red Ribbon Week“Be Happy.  Be Brave.  Be Healthy.”
Eastover-Central
Red Ribbon Week 2020 October 26- October 30

Monday, October 26- Wake Up Happy, Brave, and Healthy!
-It’s Pajama Day!!!  Students can wear their PJs to their class meet.  Please follow normal dress code rules and only show up in school appropriate pajamas.
Tuesday, October 27- We aim to be happy, brave, and healthy in America!
-It’s America Day!  Students can dress in red, white, and blue.
Wednesday, October 28- Leave unhealthy choices in the past and look to the future!
-It’s Career Day.  What do you want to do and be when you grow up.  Dress in clothing that represents your future career/job.
Thursday, October 29- Team up to be happy, brave, and healthy!
-It’s Team Spirit Day!!  Students can wear clothing that represents their favorite team.
Friday, October 30- Stay happy, brave, and healthy with School Spirit!
-It’s School Spirit Day.  Students wear as much blue and yellow school spirit clothing, hats, shoes, hair bows, etc as possible.

~Participating in Red Ribbon Week Spirit dress-up days is optional.  Teachers have the right to ask your child to change clothing if they show up in anything not elementary school appropriate.  

 

        
JOIN THE EASTOVER-CENTRAL PTA
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on October 14, 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!!
        
NEED TECH ASSISTANCE?
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on October 14, 2020
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A colorful image of a computer against an abstract background of red, blue, green,and blackEastover-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.

 

        
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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AT-A-GLANCE BACK-TO-SCHOOL GUIDE | TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF SCHOOL
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on August 17, 2020
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An image welcoming back students with Welcome Back! written on a chalk board and a desk with a notebook, an apple, and a pencil on it.Operation Smooth Start is all about helping everyone ease into the new school year. We will collaboratively work through any issues that may arise. During the first 10 days of school, we will set the stage for student success. Live student-teacher interactions will occur beginning on the first day of school, but no high-stakes assignments will be made before August 31. We want to ensure that each student is able to pick up the necessary materials, understand expectations and address any questions. This is a new normal, but we will learn and grow together. This is going to be a great school year! Read more

        
Need to Know — Back-to-School Updates: August 14, 2020
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on August 15, 2020
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Fayetteville, N.C. – Monday, August 17 will be the first day of school for Cumberland County Schools (CCS) students. Our goal is to keep students, parents, and staff abreast of everything that is going on to “set the stage” for a successful school year. Read more

        
Providing Parents and Students with the Necessary Tools
Published by Sandra Ezzelle on August 14, 2020
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An image of a student with the necessary tools for remote learning including a laptop, pencils, paper, headphones and books.District and school staff should continue working to ensure materials, tools, and passwords are made available to students. Families of students in grades 3-12 will need to obtain PowerSchool passwords to review grades and progress. 

The technology helpdesk will be available for students and staff needs. The helpdesk will operate daily from 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. during the Smooth Start period. After the period ends, the times will change from  8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The help desk phone number is 678-2618.

Parent login and Powerschool informational videos can assist and allow parents to stay connected and in communication with their child’s learning and progress.  If the link below opens a video, you simply click on the x at the top right after the video is done to return to this page.

Accessing the Parent Portal

Powerschool Tips for Parents

How to Obtain a PowerSchool Number

Parent PowerSchool Needs