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Our Mission Statement and Alma Mater
Published by Glenda Farmer on December 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

        
Jostens
Published by Glenda Farmer on December 3, 2019
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SENIORS,Image of the Douglas Byrd High School tag. if you have not ordered your cap and gown for graduation this announcement is for you!

Jostens will be here Wednesday, December 11th in front of the cafeteria for you to order your cap and gown. You must order your cap and gown no later than December 19th to avoid a $20.00 late fee. You do NOT have to pay for it when you place the order so make sure you stop by their table on December 11th. The payment is due by April 1st.  See Ms. Matthews in Student Services for questions.

        
GEAR UP PROGRAM
Published by Glenda Farmer on December 2, 2019
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GEAR UP 

The mission of GEAR UP is to prepare middle and high school students for college through academic preparation programs and scholarships for students, professional development activities for educators, and college access information for students and parents. More than 1,700 students are served by the GEAR UP Program in Cumberland County at eight target schools.

Point of Contact information:  Academic Coach:  Ms. Janelle Bright       Parent Facilitator: Mrs. Sharon Bailey

        
Douglas Byrd Theatre Arts Program
Published by Glenda Farmer on December 2, 2019
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The Douglas Byrd High School Cultural Arts Department invites you to two events this week.

  1. Wednesday, December 4th at 6:00 pm – We will be present The Eagle Players combined with The Eagle Fusion Jazz Band for an evening of Smooth Jazz and Spoken word.
  2. Thursday, December 5th at 6:00 pm – The Eagle Regiment presents “Santa’s Jukebox” featuring the “Intermediate band,” “Fusion Jazz Band,” “Eagle Regiment,” “Boom Stick Mafia Drumline.”
All performances are at no cost. Attached below are flyers for both performances. Please come out and support our kids.
The Douglas Byrd Cultural Arts Department presents DEF Poetry Jam on December 4th at 6:00 p.m. Poetry, spoken word, and smooth jazz intertwine, written by DBHS Students and The Regiment. A flyer announcingThe Eagle Regiment Presents, Santa's Jukebox. A long time ago Santa donated his magical jukebox to DBHS. Lets watch as he pays it a visit on Thursday, December 5th at 6:00 p.m. at Douglas Byrd High School. DBHS intermediate band, Eagle Fusion Jazz Band, The Eagle Regiment and Boom Stick Mafia Drumline. Free to the Public!
        
Student Services Scholarship & Information Page
Published by Glenda Farmer on December 2, 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.)

2019-2020 Bulletin: Scholarship Opportunities

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UNC Asheville has a new University Scholars Program, through which students are nominated by school counselors to compete for competitive merit-based scholarships beyond their general merit scholarship program. The flagship scholarship of this program, the Chancellor’s Scholarship, offers students $10,000 per year for 4 years with an additional $10,000 for high impact experiences like study abroad, undergraduate research, and internships. Nominated students must exemplify leadership and a commitment to academic success.

If you feel you meet the qualifications and are interested in attending UNC Asheville for the 2020-2021 school year, come see Ms. Matthews in Student Services. Read more

        
The Eagle’s Nest Bulletin
Published by Glenda Farmer on November 29, 2019
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Eagle’s Nest News Flash!

Douglas Byrd High School Culinary Students take First Place in the Gingerbread House Contest.

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2019-2020 Mr. and Miss Douglas Byrd Pageant Winners
Published by Glenda Farmer on November 26, 2019
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Douglas Byrd High School Mr. and Miss Douglas Byrd Pageant was held on Monday, November 25, 2019, in the auditorium.  Mrs. Davis and the Student Government Association would like to congratulate the following winners for the Mr. and Miss Douglas Byrd Pageant:

 

  • 3rd Runner Up Xaviana Tyson
  • 2nd Runner Up Arianne Brown
  • 2nd Runner Up Shabbath Johnson
  • 1st Runner Up Ashanti Smith
  • 1st Runner Up Joseph Rogers

2019-2020 Miss Douglas Byrd High School: Stephanie Ramirez
2019-2020 Mr. Douglas Byrd High School: Zyon McEachin 

Thank you to Mr. Baker, Mrs. Moore, Mr. May and Ms. Thomas for helping with the pageant.

        
American Indian Heritage Month
Published by Glenda Farmer on November 18, 2019
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April Whitmore Locklear, Miss Teen Lumbee, and Miss Lumbee presenting to the history classes on Monday, November 18, 2019. The presentation included information on tribes across the state and discussion of social issues among American Indians across the nation. April is a Douglas Byrd High graduate class of 92’.

        
DBHS Conflict Resolution Group
Published by Glenda Farmer on October 29, 2019
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The Conflict Resolution Group is facilitated by our CIA Partners Hope4NC! Our Douglas Byrd students are doing a great job and are fully engaged as they discuss ways to deescalate conflict, identity and reduce stress, the importance of practicing mindfulness as well as the benefits of journaling! These students meet every week with Mrs. M. Matthews who has done an outstanding job helping to facilitate this group!  Click here to view the event photo gallery.

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ELA I and II Teachers Professional Development
Published by Glenda Farmer on October 24, 2019
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ELA I and II teachers engaged in the professional development discussion with Ms. Lazare from Central Office.  Mrs.  Monroe and Mrs. Wigal were present also. The team’s SMA data has shown a lot of growth and proficiency.  Way to go!Image of the staff development discussion at Douglas Byrd High School.