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Our Mission Statement and Alma Mater
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 16, 2020
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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

        
2019-2020 Scholarship Opportunities
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 16, 2020
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Sabrina Steigelman, Grants and Project Management Coordinator
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 16, 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

        
Cap & Gown Pictures
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 13, 2020
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Cap and diploma image.Attention all Seniors!!!
Senior Cap and Gown Photos will be taken on February 3, 2020.  Please make sure you are here on picture day. You do not want to miss out!  Please listen to school announcements more details.

        
CCS’ Basketball Teams Play to Benefit the Fight Against Cancer
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 13, 2020
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January and February – CCS’ Basketball Teams Play to Benefit the Fight Against Cancer
Throughout January and February, Cumberland County Schools Basketball Teams will take to the hardwood to fight against cancer. Local school teams will use their games to raise and donate money to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund through the Play4Kay efforts according to the following schedule:
Jan. 22 – St. Pauls at South View
Jan. 24 – Pine Forest at Douglas Byrd
Jan. 28 – Douglas Byrd at E.E.Smith
Jan. 31 – Douglas Byrd at Cape Fear
Jan. 31 – Terry Sanford at Gray’s Creek
Feb. 04 – Purnell Swett at Jack Britt
Feb. 04 – Scotland at Seventy-First
Feb. 07 – Terry Sanford at Westover
Feb. 07 – E.E.Smith at Pine Forest
Feb. 11  – South View at Terry Sanford
Former head coach of N.C. State Wolfpack Women’s Basketball Team (1975 – 2009) Kay Yow fought an on-again, off-again battle with the disease in the public arena to inspire others to make a difference in a fight that impacts each and everyone one of us, according to the Cancer Fund’s Website. Yow’s goal for Play4Kay events was to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in its support of advanced research and to serve the underserved.
        
CTE Showcase Flyer
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 13, 2020
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CTE Showcase February 20th 4:30-6:00 pm at Douglas Byrd High School Main Gym. Games, Prizes and Food Minimum donations required for some activities and purchases.

        
ACT & SAT PREP
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 10, 2020
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ACT and SAT INFORMATION

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

SAT
The SAT is typically taken by high school juniors and seniors.  The SAT tests students’ basic knowledge of subjects they have learned in the classroom such as reading, writing, and math, in addition to how students think, solve problems, and communicate.

SAT Helpful Links:
This is a free program that statistically has helped students improve their SAT scores by 200 points.

Students can take a practice test online for free!
Princeton Practice Test Review
I Need A Pencil Review
NC College Board (register and prepare here)
CFNC
DOME SAT

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:
ACT  (register and prepare here)

        
Student Code of Conduct & Dress Code Update
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 9, 2020
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Student Code of Conduct (English)         Student Code of Conduct – Spanish

9.24.19 Dress Code Update

        
GEAR UP PROGRAM
Published by Glenda Farmer on January 7, 2020
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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