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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 16, 2020

        


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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 16, 2020

        


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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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Methodist University is offering the Shelton Leadership Camp, a five-day summer residential experience (July 12– 17, 2020), for young men and women who want to expand their knowledge and skills of what it takes to be a better leader.
The Shelton Leadership Camp is a leadership development camp where young men and women, who want to become better leaders, explore the cornerstones of values-based leadership- honesty, integrity, compassion, diversity, and social responsibility through a variety of activities. They are offering several scholarships this year:
– Previous camper scholarship
– Early bird scholarship for registrations before March 1
– Multiple family member scholarships
– Needs-based (if funds are available)

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 16, 2020

        


Facebook icon.

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

Image of a boy holding a pencil.

Methodist University is offering the Shelton Leadership Camp, a five-day summer residential experience (July 12– 17, 2020), for young men and women who want to expand their knowledge and skills of what it takes to be a better leader.
The Shelton Leadership Camp is a leadership development camp where young men and women, who want to become better leaders, explore the cornerstones of values-based leadership- honesty, integrity, compassion, diversity, and social responsibility through a variety of activities. They are offering several scholarships this year:
– Previous camper scholarship
– Early bird scholarship for registrations before March 1
– Multiple family member scholarships
– Needs-based (if funds are available)

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 16, 2020

        


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.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 13, 2020

        


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.
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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 13, 2020

        


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.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 13, 2020

        


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)

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 10, 2020

        


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Student Code of Conduct (English)         Student Code of Conduct – Spanish

9.24.19 Dress Code Update

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 9, 2020

        


Announcement: The following are events and opportunities for our students to accumulate a few additional service/volunteer hours on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, January 20, 2020.  Each event can use 10 or so students.  Please contact the POCs below to confirm your availability/attendance and receive expectations of service.
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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 7, 2020