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Douglas Byrd High School Summer Hours
Published by Glenda Farmer on June 10, 2019
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Summer Hours of Operation: June 10, 2019 – August 09, 2019
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Closed on Fridays
Student Services: All registrations by Appointment Only

        
Our Mission Statement and Alma Mater
Published by Glenda Farmer on June 3, 2019
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Our mission at Douglas Byrd High School will promote a positive and safe environment where all students are empowered to collaborate, compete, and succeed in an interconnected world.” Douglas Byrd High established the following goals in alignment with the school’s mission statement: Read more

        
Cumberland County Schools Kids Eat Free this Summer
Published by Glenda Farmer on June 3, 2019
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CCS Free Summer Meals Program

Child Nutrition has added a location in the Douglas Byrd area where kids and teens can receive free meals this summer.  Starting on Monday, June 3rd, 11:30a-12:30p, we will be serving Free Meals to kids & teens ages 18 and under at the St. Paul’s in the Pines Church on the corner of Ireland Drive and St. Paul’s Avenue.   No application or registration required. Please help us get the word out to your parents.  We are asking that you post this on your social media and send it out by any other electronic means that you have to reach hour students’ parents.  Children benefit by receiving nutritious meals.  Households benefit by offsetting the increase in grocery bills they incur when kids are home during the summer.  See flyer for more information.

Child Nutrition has added a location in the Douglas Byrd area where kids and teens can receive free meals this summer. Starting on Monday, June 3rd, 11:30a-12:30p, we will be serving Free Meals to kids & teens ages 18 and under at the St. Paul's in the Pines Church on the corner of Ireland Drive and St. Paul's Avenue. No application or registration required. Please help us get the word out to your parents. We are asking that you post this on your social media and send it out by any other electronic means that you have to reach hour students' parents. Children benefit by receiving nutritious meals. Households benefit by offsetting the increase in grocery bills they incur when kids are home during the summer.

        
CCS 2019 GRADUATIONS
Published by Glenda Farmer on June 1, 2019
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2019 GRADUATION SCHEDULE
Live stream of CCS' final 10 graduation ceremonies from the Cumberland County Crown Coliseum - Website : live.crowncomplexnc.com

Graduates and their families may watch the 2019 Cumberland County High School Graduation Ceremonies broadcast on FCE-TV (Spectrum Channel 5 and 1301) beginning June 21. A listing of broadcast dates and times will be posted on the CCS’ Website (www.ccs.k12.nc.us) prior to that date.

        
U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 28, 2019
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Douglas Byrd High School Named 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

Congratulations to Douglas Byrd High School on recently being announced as a 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honoree. The local high school is one of three in North Carolina to receive this national award.

        
Youth Job Opportunities
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 23, 2019
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Building Success Through Education Enrichment Center

Calling all High School Students in need of work-based learning hours. We are in need of tutors for pk-5th and camp counselors & counselors-in-training (CITs). There is also a need for spring break help. No experience needed just a willingness to learn and love children. Please contact for more information.
Building Success Through Education Enrichment Center
811 Stamper Rd Suite #5
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 633-4233 or (910) 651-1888

Summer Jobs imageAlcohol Law Enforcement Paid Position for the Summer

Below is a great opportunity for teens to make some extra summer spending money, as well as contribute to prevention efforts within the community!  ALE – Alcohol Law Enforcement – is looking for teens between 16 ½ and 17 ½ years of age, to assist with compliance checks of tobacco retailers. This is to ensure tobacco retailers are checking for ID before selling tobacco products, and not selling to minors. They are looking for teens in Cumberland, Robeson, Hoke, and Lee Counties to cover a 9 county district – the ALE agents are located in Fayetteville. Read more

        
Student Services Scholarship & Information Page
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 22, 2019
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Students and Parents, Go Like the DBHS Student Services Facebook Page! We will share information about scholarships, internships, upcoming events at DBHS and more. (Click the appropriate links on this page to access websites,  forms, applications, and videos.)

 

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Scholarship Bulletin May-August 2019 – See the following .pdf file Scholarship Opportunities May-August 2019 for scholarships with due dates of May through August 2019.

 

 

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Young Entrepreneur’s Springboard – June 17-21 – The YES! program helps high school entrepreneurs make a leap forward in their business and personal development through a one week, intensive incubator. In just a few days, you’ll launch a new company or grow your existing business dramatically. Registration Fee – $52 due by 8 am June 3rd. See attached for more information and an application Young Entrepreneur Springboard Flyer_Application

 

Image of a boy holding a pencil.All Girl Teen Conference – July 17th-19th – Please view the following flyer on an All Girl Teen Conference this summer. Crown of Pearls Information Flyer The name of the event is A Crown of Pearls. It will be three days of empowering and inspiring information, hands-on activities and social bonding. This event is birthed from three all-girl mentoring programs that service the Cumberland County Communities: Girls of Grace, Purposed Pearls, and Uplift Mentoring.

Breakdown of the event:
Day One: Girl Talk 101- Let’s talk about it: Sex, Relationships, and Self Identity
Day Two: College and Career Fair
Day Three: Dinner and Guest Speaker

Click here to view other Scholarship Opportunities for 2019 –> Read more

        
Wellness Tip: Top Ten Tips for Healthy Grilling and Barbecuing
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 17, 2019
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Wellness Tip: Top Ten Tips for Healthy Grilling and Barbecuing

Grilling is a fun and flavorful way to cook no matter the season. The best part is that grilling can be one of the healthiest ways to cook! Just follow the Top Ten Tips for Healthy Grilling and Barbecuing. For more healthful tips, check out wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us


        
DBHS Career and Technical Education Student Award Winners
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 15, 2019
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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Award Winners
The following Douglas Byrd High School students were acknowledged for receiving awards in FBLA, FCCLA, HOSA or SkillsUSA state competitions at the May 14, 2019 CCS Board Meeting:
Phoenix May (1st place in Accounting II); Nakedric Kershaw, Ndazjah Quarles-Howard, John Glover, Antonia Houston, Naji Masudi, Kiara McIntosh and Damion Evans (1st place in Parliamentary Procedure and Occupational Category); ZaMaiya Freeman, T’Nyjah McFadyen, ShaDya McFadyen, Teanna Leak, Aanayah Mattison, Saiveon Jackson, ZaMaiya Freeman, Victor Gordon and Derrick Sasso (1st place in Parliamentary Procedure – Senior Category); Jameelah Brummitt (1st place in the Advocacy Category).

        
Teen Summer Reading Program CCPL
Published by Glenda Farmer on May 15, 2019
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Image of a librarian reading a book while sitting on books.Teen Summer Reading Program CCPL – Cumberland County Public Library has a Teen Summer Reading Program for Middle and High School students.  Please click on the following website link for more information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4emmt-_ZSdU
        
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