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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 November 11, 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.)

Scholarship Bulletin: Scholarship Opportunities 2019-2020

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Great new scholarship opportunity for students interested in studying or interning abroad. Awards of $5,000 for undergraduate child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. Due Dates vary depending on when you will be studying or interning abroad. View the following flyer for details. Gillman-McCain Scholarship

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The Triangle Youth Leadership Conference
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your leadership skills? Build your resume? Experience a college campus?

  • The Triangle Youth Leadership Conference is an annual conference held on NC State’s campus designed specifically to help high school students build their leadership skills!
  • The Triangle Youth Leadership Conference is organized by NCSU Student Organization Triangle Youth Leadership Services, and is now in its eleventh year! TYLC will immerse you in hands-on workshops, empower you to develop action-focused service projects, and give you a chance to explore NC State’s campus and interact with like-minded peers from across North Carolina.
  • The conference will be held all day on January 24 – 25, 2020 on NC State’s campus. See the attached websites and documents for more application information.

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is an organization committed to public service. The Fort Bragg Area Alumnae Chapter (FBAAC) is continuing its commitment by assisting graduating high school students who want to continue their education by attending a two-year or four-year college/university.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
To be considered for a scholarship the applicant must:
• Be a senior graduating from a high school in Cumberland or Harnett County and planning to
attend either an accredited two-year or four year- college/university as a full-time student the Fall following high school graduation.
• Have a minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale at the time of submission.
• Be a military ID holder or resident of either Spring Lake or Hope Mills (military status and
address subject to verification by the school).
See the attachment for more information and an application.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 2019-2020 High School Scholarship Application
(The attached document is a fillable PDF so you can download the document and complete it on the computer before printing it)
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Published by Glenda Farmer on November 11, 2019

        


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 following photo gallery.


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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 29, 2019

        


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Douglas Byrd High School will be holding the Mr. and Miss Douglas Byrd Pageant Monday, November 25, 2019, in the auditorium.  Applications will be available starting Monday, October 28, 2019, outside of room 206.  Applications and a $10 non-refundable application fee are due Friday, November 15, 2019.  All pageant contestants must pay the minimum $50 sponsorship fee by Friday, November 22, 2019.  Presale tickets will be sold during all lunches Friday, November 22 and Monday, November 25, 2019, for $3:00.  Tickets at the door will be $5:00.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 25, 2019

        


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2019-2020 Homecoming Court: 

Senior – King Brandon Mesa Turner & Queen Israel Izzy Harden
Junior – Prince Marviere Smith & Princess Sheyrenee Morrow
Sophomore – Duch Lacy Falcon & Duchess Jayda McNeill
Freshmen – Count Azion Harris & Countess is Isabella McGuigan
Homecoming Highlights:
School Spirit in the Cultural Arts Building, Pep Rally, Mr. Dominic Hunter and The Douglas Byrd Eagle Regiment Marching Band… Game Night!
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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 25, 2019

        


ELA I and II teachers engaged in the professional development discussion with Ms. Lazare from Central Office.  Mrs.  Monroe and Mrs. Wigal were present also. The team’s SMA data has shown a lot of growth and proficiency.  Way to go!Image of the staff development discussion at Douglas Byrd High School.

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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 24, 2019

        


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.

POC: Mrs. Sharon Bailey, Parent Facilitator

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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 22, 2019

        


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Eagle’s Nest News Flash!

  • Need help finding a job? Your local NCWorks Cumberland County Workforce Development can help. NCWorks has a Young Adults Program designed to identify, train and place in-school and out-of-school youth who face barriers in employment. Please see the following enclosed flyers for more information. Young Adult Program Side One    Young Adult Program Side Two

  • Job Leads and Community Information:  See the attached list for a copy of community information/resources and job leads beginning October 10, 2019. Job Leads and Community Information
  • Scholarship Essays: As you’re starting to submit your scholarship applications, you might see that some of them require an essay. The attached website link is a good source for some things to keep in mind while you’re writing those winning scholarships.  Writing Winning Scholarship Essays Website
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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 18, 2019

        


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Green Technology High School of the Year

Douglas Byrd High School Academy of Green Technology teachers are recognized as the “Walk the Walk Green School of the Year”. Congratulations Denise Renfro, DBHS Academy of Green Technology Coordinator!

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Published by Glenda Farmer on October 15, 2019

        


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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 October 10, 2019