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SPEAK UP!
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 15, 2019
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Speak Up! The campaign empowers young people to report threats of weapon-related violence, by anonymously calling or texting the SPEAK UP weapon threats hotline. Call 1.866.SPEAK.UP or Text FAY to 847

        
Black History: “Voices From America”
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 13, 2019
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Cultural Arts title image.The Cultural Arts Department presents “Voices From America,” A retrospective celebration of the important contributions black Americans have made to our everyday lives. Come take a trip with us as we shed some light on the rich accomplishments African Americans have made over the past 300 years. Visual Arts will be presenting original student works, Theatre Arts will present an original presentation highlighting the Experience, Strength, and Hope of the contributions of Black Americans. The Band Program will present “A Tribute to Duke Ellington and the Dance Program will present ORIGINAL African and Jamaican Dances.
Place: Douglas Byrd High School Auditorium 
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time:  6:00 p.m. 
Cost: Absolutely Free! 
Any Questions, Stop by room 140 and see Mr. Baker.

        
A Black History Tribute to Leslie Bailey Neal
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 12, 2019
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Leslie Bailey was born in Mountain Home, Idaho.  As a military child, she lived in Idaho, New York, Illinois, Japan, and New Jersey. Ms. Bailey graduated from Willingboro High School in New Jersey.  She went on to attend the College of New Jersey and transferred to complete her degree at UNC at Pembroke College.  She also received her Master’s Degree from UNC at Pembroke.  Ms. Bailey became an associate principal at Douglas Byrd High School in October 2014.  Since joining the Douglas Byrd faculty, she married James Neal and became Mrs. Leslie Bailey Neal.  In 2016, Leslie Bailey Neal became the first African American female athletic director at Douglas Byrd High School. Harriet Tubman once said, “Every great dream begins with a dreamer”.  Keep dreaming Ms. Neal!

 

        
A Tribute to Our Principal
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 12, 2019
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Who made history? Our Principal!

National Black History Month tribute to Dr. Zoletta Taylor and recognition of George Ellis (Frist Black Male Principal and Zoletta Taylor (Frist Black Female Principal) of Douglas Byrd High School.

Dr. Zoletta Taylor is a Fayetteville native who is a graduate of Douglas Byrd High School, Class of 1986. Through hard work, discipline, and determination, she went on to complete her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctorate degrees from Fayetteville State University.

Dr. Taylor taught at Reid Ross Classical School before becoming an Assistant Principal at Jack Britt High School in 2006. She was named Principal of Ireland Drive Middle School in 2010, Douglas Byrd Middle School in 2012, and is currently the FIRST African American female to serve as Principal of Douglas Byrd High School.

Dr. Taylor wants all her students to be safe and know that she expects the best from them because SHE KNOWS THEY CAN DO IT!!!

 

        
Bus Drivers Appreciation Week
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 11, 2019
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CCS Bus Drivers Appreciation Week - February 11-15, 2019 - Website: LoveTheBus.com Go Eagles! We appreciate our DBHS Bus Drivers!

        
CTE Showcase
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 11, 2019
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CTE Showcase February 21st 4:30-6:00 pm at Douglas Byrd High School Main Gym. Games, Prizes and Food Minimum donations required for some activities and purchases.

        
Prom Tux Rentals & Gowns – Haircuts & Hairdos
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 11, 2019
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2019 DBHS Prom red carpet image... More details coming soon!**ATTENTION JUNIOR AND SENIOR MALES & FEMALES**
Female students interested in Cinderella’s closet, please Ms. Revels (School Social Worker) no later than  Thursday, February 14, 2019.  We also have opportunities for hairdos and make-up, if needed.

FREE Tux rentals and haircuts for PROM!  If you need a tux for prom or a fresh cut for your special night go see Mrs. Revels (School Social Worker) no later than Thursday, March 7, 2019.

        
Student Services Scholarship & Information Page
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 11, 2019
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(Click the appropriate links on this page to access websites,  forms, applications, and videos.)

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New material: “ECU is Coming to You!” – The following flyer, East Carolina University Flyer, list some dates and locations where ECU Admissions Counselors can meet with you to talk about ECU, the admissions process, and next step for admitted students.

 


Image of a boy holding a pencil.Student-Athlete Scholarship – Due 2/22/19
  For any student-athlete interested in a 2 or 4-year college/university. Click on the following link for more information. PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES FOUNDATION

 

 

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Cape Fear Valley Health 2019 Junior Volunteer Program Applications will be available ONLINE ONLY at www.capefearvalley.com/volunteers for new Junior Volunteers during the month of February only.  For more information click the following link: Cape Fear Valley Health 2019 Junior Volunteer Program Flyer  When applying, students will be prompted to provide the name and email address of their principal and a teacher of their choice (current English/History/Science/Health Science or Math teacher only) to complete a recommendation form.  Please be mindful of the deadline for students’ completed application is Thursday, February 28th by 4 p.m.

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See the following links for Fayetteville Technical Community College scholarship opportunities.
FTCC Scholarship Deadline Information Flyer    FTCC Foundation Scholarships      FTCC Scholarship Requirements

 

Image of a boy holding a pencil.The Cosmetology Program at FTCC has expanded to create a Natural Hair Care program for the adults and is considering offering the same option to high school students through High School Connections in the future.  FTCC needs students in all grade levels to complete a brief, four question survey. The information in the survey will be used to help determine potential student interest and demand for a Natural Hair Care certificate program for High School Connections. The survey can be completed by clicking on this link: Natural Hair Care Program  For more information about Natural Hair Care and the program at FTCC, click this link to visit the  Corporate & Continuing Education: Extension Education website.

Click here to view Scholarship Opportunities for March-May 2019 –> Read more

        
Job Opportunities
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 8, 2019
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Fort Bragg Family and MWR Hiring Event
Date: February 26, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Tolson Youth Activities Center
Bldg. 4-1431 Normandy Drive
Fort Bragg, NC
For application information and other job opportunities
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Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 8, 2019
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Parents, Make plans to attend the Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting and PLEASE COMPLETE  the following survey by clicking on this link entitled Strategic Plan Survey.

Strategic Plan Town Hall Meeting at John D. Fuller Recreational/Athletic Complex at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 21. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

        
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