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Inclement Weather School Closings
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 20, 2020
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Inclement weather conditions are possible beginning late today. As always, safety is our top concern. For this reason, Cumberland County Schools will observe a two-hour early release, Thursday, February 20, 2020, for students and all staff.  Primetime will remain open two hours after the release time of their school site.  All after-school activities are canceled for Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Cumberland County Schools will operate on a two-hour delay on Friday, February 21, 2020, for students and school staff. Morning Primetime will not be available. 12-month employees will report at their regular time. District officials will monitor conditions and provide any updates regarding Friday if necessary

        
Our Mission Statement and Alma Mater
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 20, 2020
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Image of an two eagles

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

        
CTE Showcase Rescheduled
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 20, 2020
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CTE Showcase February 27th 4:30-6:00 pm at Douglas Byrd High School Main Gym. Games, Prizes and Food Minimum donations required for some activities and purchases.

        
DBHS Student Accomplishments
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 19, 2020
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Douglas Byrd High School Eagles sport center player of the week, Dai'Ja Robinson, Class of 2021, received an offer to join the Livingstone College Blue Bears Women's Basketball Team.

        
National CTE Month
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 19, 2020
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Slide image of two female students, one wearing VR goggles in a computer lab with caption of February is CTE Month CCS Career and Technical Education empowers all students  to be successful citizens, workers, and leaders in a global economy.  in blue font on a washed-out white strip and the CCS Career and Technical Education department logo in the corner

        
ACT & SAT PREP
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 14, 2020
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ACT and SAT INFORMATION

ACT Test for 11th-grade students will be held on February 25, 2020

ACT
The ACT test contains four curriculum-based, multiple-choice tests that measure academic achievement in the areas of English, mathematics, reading, and science, as well as an optional Writing Test, for which students complete an essay.

ACT Helpful Links: (register and prepare here)
ACT Student Prep

ACT Exam Website Information Read more

        
Multicultural Night 2020
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 14, 2020
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An Invitation to Celebrate Diversity!

Bachata & Plena dance from Puerto Rico at Multicultural Day

Bachata & Plena dance from Puerto Rico

The teachers of Cultural Arts and Foreign Languages are planning a free program and activities for Multicultural Night 2020. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 26, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Cultural Arts Building. Teachers, support staff and our students will showcase their talents and display students’ research and artwork that night. Come view artifacts, posters, traditional costumes models, dancing, singing, poetry, food, and more. Students, parents, and staff are invited. We hope this will be a fun and joyful celebration of the diversity of cultures at DBHS.

        
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 13, 2020
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Attention 10th, 11th, and 12th-grade students! It is time for ASVAB testing. We will be administering the test here at DBHS on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 9:00 am. You must sign up using the attached Google Form no later than Friday, February 28, 2020. ASVAB Sign-up Google Form

**The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is the most widely used multiple-aptitude test battery in the world. As an aptitude test, the ASVAB measures your strengths, weaknesses, and potential for future success. The ASVAB also provides you with career information for various civilian and military occupations and is an indicator for success in future endeavors whether you choose to go to college, vocational school, or a military career.
**Local U.S. military recruiters administer the ASVAB at Douglas Byrd High School free of charge to any interested student. There is no military commitment necessary to participate in the ASVAB testing.**

        
Sabrina Steigelman, Grants and Project Management Coordinator
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 12, 2020
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Sabrina Steigelman, Grants and Project Management Coordinator

I am excited to announce a grant application provided by The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA).  AFCEA is accepting STEM Grant applications.  Last year, the local AFCEA chapter awarded 9 $1,000 grants to schools in the local Fayetteville area and 2 $1,000 grants through AFCEA International’s Gravely Grant Program.  Please see the attached application for more information and note that the deadline to apply is March 31, 2020

AFCEA STEM 2020 Application Information      Grants and Project Management Coordinator Grant Application

        
Attention ALL Students:
Published by Glenda Farmer on February 10, 2020
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Art Contest Month of the Military Child 
The time of year where we recognize our military-connected students (April) is quickly approaching. In honor of the Month of the Military Child 2020, Cumberland County Schools is sponsoring an art contest to afford them the opportunity to share their experiences, visually. The theme of the contest is “Picture this: My Story As A Military-Connect Student/Child.”  All entries must be submitted to no later than 4 pm, March 20, 2020 at Central Services, Suite 258, 2465 Gillespie St., Fayetteville, NC 28306. Entries must also meet contest guidelines, attached. Please see the attached information.  Art Contest Month of the Military Child Read more