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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

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 7, 2020

        


DBHS Student Services Google Classroom image listing Code: ekthn44

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Published by Glenda Farmer on January 7, 2020

        


The Conflict Resolution Group is facilitated by our CIA Partners Hope4NC! Our Douglas Byrd students are doing a great job and are fully engaged as they discuss ways to deescalate conflict, identity and reduce stress, the importance of practicing mindfulness as well as the benefits of journaling! These students meet every week with Mrs. M. Matthews who has done an outstanding job helping to facilitate this group!  Click here to view the event photo gallery.


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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 19, 2019

        


CCS Future Educators Program: Do you aspire to be a teacher? Check out the CCS' Future Educators Program. Future Educators Participants Receive: Annual summer professional development with a $1000 Stipend, beginning the Summer following the freshman year of college through the summer of their senior year; An early employment contract for 3 years (with successful teacher evaluations); and The opportunity to develop a professional network with CCS staff and peers.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 18, 2019

        


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ATTENTION Juniors and Seniors: The deadline for your junior and senior dues has been extended until January 10, 2020.  Dues must be paid in full to attend the prom.

  • Senior Dues: $90.00 
  • Junior Dues: $40.00

Also, Seniors, if you haven’t submitted your FAFSA yet, the holiday break would be a great time for you to do so.  The attached flyer has some brief information for you as well as a link to a form you can complete if you need assistance with FAFSA completion and financial aid issues in general. View the flyer by clicking the following link: FAFSA Holiday Flyer

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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 17, 2019

        


DBHS Basketball icon.Get your All-Tournament Pass for the Holiday Classic here!

Basketball Holiday Classic Tournament Pass

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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 12, 2019

        


A photo of teachers who represented DBHS at the "Knight of Columbus," Bowling Tournament“DBHS'” represented at the “Knight of Columbus,” Bowling Tournament. They came in third place! A huge shout-out to “Mr. Borders,” and “Coach Harvey,” for their participation!

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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 12, 2019

        


Eagle’s Nest News Flash!

Douglas Byrd High School Culinary Students take First Place in the Gingerbread House Contest.


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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 5, 2019

        


SENIORS,Image of the Douglas Byrd High School tag. if you have not ordered your cap and gown for graduation this announcement is for you!

Jostens will be here Wednesday, December 11th in front of the cafeteria for you to order your cap and gown. You must order your cap and gown no later than December 19th to avoid a $20.00 late fee. You do NOT have to pay for it when you place the order so make sure you stop by their table on December 11th. The payment is due by April 1st.  See Ms. Matthews in Student Services for questions.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 3, 2019

        


The Douglas Byrd High School Cultural Arts Department invites you to two events this week.

  1. Wednesday, December 4th at 6:00 pm – We will be present The Eagle Players combined with The Eagle Fusion Jazz Band for an evening of Smooth Jazz and Spoken word.
  2. Thursday, December 5th at 6:00 pm – The Eagle Regiment presents “Santa’s Jukebox” featuring the “Intermediate band,” “Fusion Jazz Band,” “Eagle Regiment,” “Boom Stick Mafia Drumline.”
All performances are at no cost. Attached below are flyers for both performances. Please come out and support our kids.
The Douglas Byrd Cultural Arts Department presents DEF Poetry Jam on December 4th at 6:00 p.m. Poetry, spoken word, and smooth jazz intertwine, written by DBHS Students and The Regiment. A flyer announcingThe Eagle Regiment Presents, Santa's Jukebox. A long time ago Santa donated his magical jukebox to DBHS. Lets watch as he pays it a visit on Thursday, December 5th at 6:00 p.m. at Douglas Byrd High School. DBHS intermediate band, Eagle Fusion Jazz Band, The Eagle Regiment and Boom Stick Mafia Drumline. Free to the Public!
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Published by Glenda Farmer on December 2, 2019