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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:
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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 23, 2019

        


2019 GRADUATION SCHEDULE
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Tuesday, May 28, 2019 – Cumberland County Crown Theatre
9:00 a.m. – Massey Hill Classical School
1:00 p.m. – Reid Ross Classical School

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 – Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
8:00 a.m. – Douglas Byrd High School
11:00 a.m. – Westover High School
2:00 p.m. – Terry Sanford High School
5:00 p.m. – Seventy-First High School
8:00 p.m. – South View High School

Thursday, May 30, 2019 – Cumberland County Crown Coliseum
8:00 a.m. – E. E. Smith High School
11:00 a.m. – Gray’s Creek High School
2:00 p.m. – Pine Forest High School
5:00 p.m. – Cape Fear High School
8:00 p.m. – Jack Britt High School

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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 23, 2019

        


Image of graduation cap and diplomaAttention All Graduating Seniors!
Please be reminded that tomorrow is the Mandatory Graduation Practice at the Crown Coliseum. This is a dress rehearsal and all Seniors MUST come in their graduation attire and carry in their cap and gown. Seniors can report to the Crown as early as 6:40 a.m. but absolutely NO LATER than 7:15 a.m.  Also note, this is a closed practice. Parents/guardians CAN NOT attend the rehearsal.

Josten’s will be onsite to distribute cap and gowns that have been ordered and have NO balance remaining. Lifetouch Photography will also be there to take graduation pictures. Information will be given on how to order these photos. Come ready to take pics! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Walls in Student Services or via email: Temple Walls

REMINDER!  The time is almost here! We are asking that you please complete the Graduating Senior Survey by clicking the following link. Graduating Senior Survey If you have difficulty accessing the survey, please see Ms. Walls in Student Services.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 22, 2019

        


Kids ages 18 yrs and younger Eat Free this summer June 3rd thru August 2nd. For more information and locations, Text "Summer Meals" to 97779 or call toll free: 1866-3HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273)

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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 –>
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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.4-H Youth Futures College Within Reach Mentoring Program focuses on building relationships as well as college and career readiness for military-connected youth between the ages of 12-17. Participants are matched with individual mentors who guide them through a myriad of college preparation and readiness activities to help set the students up for success in their future. The students will be able to apply these skills as they embark on the next phase of their lives, whether it be higher education or workforce entry. Additionally, students will learn valuable ways of developing or strengthening relationships and support networks to enhance future decision making.  I’ve attached the following flyer College Within Reach 4-H National Mentoring Program that provides additional information about the program and points of contact. I have also provided the following link 2019 College Within Reach Mentoring Program to our program website where you can find information specific to each role and applications to the program.

Image of a boy holding a pencil.Chemours is focused on awarding scholarships to students with a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a scale of 4.0) who are interested in pursuing STEM-related careers at Bladen Community College, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Fayetteville State University.  Deadline for submission of the applications is June 15, 2019.  The maximum amount awarded is $5,000.00 for FSU and $1,000 for BCC and FTCC. For more information, read the provided application process information.  Future of Chemistry Application

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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 16, 2019

        


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).

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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 15, 2019

        


We’re very close to finalizing the Strategic Plan, but we need your feedback on the proposed strategic priorities and aligned actions. There are two ways to share your feedback:
      • Visit CCS Strategic Plan: Priorities and Actions and complete a brief survey (May 15 – May 22)
      • Attend the CCS Strategic Plan 2019 – 2024 Community Session: Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m., Cumberland County Public Library (300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC 28301)
Please share this information with your friends, neighbors, and community groups. To learn more about CCS’ strategic planning process, call 910.678.2450 or visit the following website Strategic Plan Website.
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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 15, 2019

        


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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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 15, 2019

        


Students at District 7 Elementary School crowded in a circle on their grassy playground Thursday and craned their necks, as they looked toward the crisp blue sky.

The students chanted “five, four, three, two, one,” as students from the Academy of Green Technology at Douglas Byrd High School launched a white helium-filled weather balloon loaded with cameras, equipment, and even a pink stuffed “llamacorn,” a cross between a llama and unicorn.


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Published by Glenda Farmer on May 10, 2019

        


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