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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 January 15, 2019

        


Congratulation, Nikai Butler for committing to play for U.S. Army Military Academy at West Point.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 15, 2019

        


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Image of a boy holding a pencil.FTCC High School Connections Students: Just a reminder that your FTCC classes start Monday, January 14, 2019. If you are in an academy, please check with Ms. Hill or Ms. Renfro for your directions for 3rd and 4th periods this week. If you are not in an academy, you need to either leave campus after 1st lunch or you need to report to and remain in the library until 3:40. Please do not hang out anywhere else in the school, including a classroom.

 

Calvin Coolidge Full-Ride ScholarshipImage of a boy holding a pencil.See attachments for a full-ride four years undergraduate scholarship opportunity.  Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.   For application click the following link–> Calvin Coolidge  Click the following link to visit the Calvin Coolidge Website

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 14, 2019

        


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Image of a boy holding a pencil.FTCC High School Connections Students: Just a reminder that your FTCC classes start Monday, January 14, 2019. If you are in an academy, please check with Ms. Hill or Ms. Renfro for your directions for 3rd and 4th periods this week. If you are not in an academy, you need to either leave campus after 1st lunch or you need to report to and remain in the library until 3:40. Please do not hang out anywhere else in the school, including a classroom.

 

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Calvin Coolidge Full-Ride Scholarship
See attachments for a full-ride four years undergraduate scholarship opportunity.  Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.   For application click the following link–> Calvin Coolidge
Click the following link to visit the Calvin Coolidge Website

Image of a boy holding a pencil.CCS Student Services Scholarship – Due 2/1/19 During the 2017-2018 school year, Cumberland County Schools raised funds through their Suicide Prevention and Awareness campaign to support an annual scholarship fund. From these funds, they are the first annual CCS Student Services Scholarship ($500).

This scholarship is appropriate for students with an interest in one of the program areas within the Student Services Department (i.e. counseling, psychology, nursing, social work, health and human services). Applications are due to the office of the Executive Director of Student Services on February 1, 2019 by the close of business. Click the following link for a copy of the application–> Revised CCS Student Services Scholarship Fund Application

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.

Image of a boy holding a pencil.FREE Virginia Tech Black College Institute Pre-College Academic Leadership Program
5-day academic summer enrichment program at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Must be in 11th or 12th grade to be eligible. Application opens February 1st and closes March 10, 2019. See attached flyer for information and to register or click here to visit the Virginia Tech Black College Institute.  Virginia Tech Black College Institute Flyer

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 14, 2019

        


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Eagles’ Leadership Summit

The Eagles’ Leadership Summit was held on January 12, 2019.  Various student leaders from the different student clubs and organizations were present as national motivational speaker Dr. Derek Greenfield conducted the morning session. Below are pictures of the event.

 

 

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 14, 2019

        


Douglas Byrd band students who were selected to the 2019 All County Band: Daikwan Glover, 4th Chair Trombone; Jamillah Williams, 2nd Chair Clarinet; David Song, 2nd Chair Tenor Sax; and Elias Grimsley, 1st Chair Snare Drum.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 11, 2019

        


Sparks Hire Danita Johnson as President and CEO
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The Sparks are hired Danita Johnson as President and Chief Operating Officers of the team. Danita preciously served as the Sparks’ Senior Vice President, will oversee all business operations. She was most recently the Director of Business Operations for the Los Angeles Clippers. Danita Johnson is one of basketball’s top sports executives and one of the few to serve in high-level positions in both WNBA and the NBA.  We are proud to acknowledge a Douglas Byrd High School Alumni.

Submitted by Ronald Johnson

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 8, 2019

        


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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 8, 2019

        


The Douglas Byrd Eagle Regiment

The Douglas Byrd Eagle Regiment competed on Saturday October 20th, at Triton High School in Erwin NC.  The Byrd band members took home 1st place trophies in Marching, Percussion, Visual Ensemble, and Drum Major.  They also captured 2nd place in Music Performance.  Overall the Eagle Regiment placed 1st out of 4 bands in Class 1-A!  Douglas Byrd was also the only 1-A band to receive an Excellent Rating.  The DBHS Marching Band will compete for the final time this season next Saturday at Gray’s Creek High School.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 7, 2019

        


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RUSH logo image. R.U.S.H. is a student-led, Christian Club that empowers students to put their faith into action to change their school. Students meet weekly on Wednesdays before school. They have fun together, grow in their faith, and take part in numerous school and community services.

Would you like to be a part of a group that is positively impacting Douglas Byrd?  Would you like to grow your own character and leadership skills?  Then R.U.S.H. might be for you!  R.U.S.H. is a student-led, Christian Club that empowers students to put their faith into action to change their school.  R.U.S.H. meet on Tuesdays at 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. in Room 119.  For more information about R.U.S.H. see Ms. Keeoctae Matthews in room 119.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 7, 2019

        


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