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Live Online Tutoring: Grades K-5
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 9, 2020
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Students in grades K-5 will have 24-7 access to live tutoring services to provide support with daily classroom instruction. The all-in-one suite of tutoring services is designed for a wide range of academic needs, whether it is tackling a tough homework problem, mastering a particular topic, or writing a paper. Students can access live, on-demand academic help and skills-building lessons from expert tutors. Tutors and students communicate in real time through a chat feature in an online classroom by typing, drawing and marking-up lessons and web content.

For more information, visit www.cumberlandathome.ccs.k12.nc.us.

        
Remote Learning Schedule
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 5, 2020
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Beginning Tuesday, September 8, we will follow an updated remote learning schedule. Our instructional hours for students will be 7:50 a.m-2:35 p.m.  We will facilitate a combination of synchronous (LIVE learning) and asynchronous learning as shared on the CCS Re-Entry Portal, with the majority of synchronous instruction occurring before lunch. To access our remote learning schedule, please click on the following link: Plan C Schedule.

        
Lunch Information
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 5, 2020
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Beginning August 17, meal pick up will be available from 11:00-12:30 p.m. at Spring Lake Middle, W.T. Brown Elementary, and the Spring Lake Recreation Center.

CCS meal sites will continue to serve meals to all children 18 years and younger at no charge, in accordance with the announcement made on August 31 by the U.S. Department of (USDA).

 

        
CCS Re-Entry Portal
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 5, 2020
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Visit the CCS Re-Entry Portal to find out the latest information regarding learning schedules, Canvas, Grab-n-Go Meal Sites, iBus locations, and [email protected]

CCS Re-Entry Portal

        
Supply Lists for 2020-2021 School Year
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 4, 2020
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Visit Lillian Black Elementary’s Supply Lists to find out what your child will need for the upcoming school year.

        
Kindergarten Registration
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 4, 2020
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Group of boys and girls sitting at a table coloring in letters with children's art work hanging in the background.Cumberland County Schools (CCS) has launched Online Kindergarten Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year. To be eligible, a child must have reached his or her fifth birthday by August 31, 2020.  To enroll a kindergartener for the 2020-2021 school year, visit https://ccsncc.scriborder.com/ and select Student Enrollment- Kindergarten. The application and required documents can be completed 100% online using a computer, phone or other mobile device.

        
Student Accident Insurance
Published by Sharon Lepore on September 4, 2020
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Dark blue cross with light blue and dark blue swirls underneath and the words Student Accident Insurance written in dark blue.Voluntary Membership in a group accident insurance program is made available to students each school year. Participation in the plan is voluntary and made available through school publications annually and parents are urged to purchase it for their children.

If you don’t already have accident insurance for your child, Cumberland County Schools has contracted with Markel and AJ Gallagher to offer coverage, which you may purchase at their website anytime during the school year by visiting http://markeL.sevencorners.com. To learn more, visit the following link: CCS Student Accident Insurance.

        
Community Eligibility Information for Parents
Published by Sharon Lepore on August 3, 2020
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Image of blue graduate coming out of an orange and yellow book with the text Cumberland County Schools Child NutritionCumberland County Schools (CCS) Child Nutrition Services is excited to announce The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is being offered in sixty-five of our schools for the 2020-2021 school year. The provision enables each student enrolled in the participating schools to receive a breakfast and lunch at no charge on days when school is in session. Students enrolled at participating CEP schools are not required to submit a lunch application to receive meals at no charge. Lillian Black Elementary will be participating in this program for the 2020-2021 school year.

        
Student Dress Code
Published by Sharon Lepore on August 2, 2020
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DRESS CODE

We need your cooperation with appropriate student attire.  Children should dress with modesty, good taste and adhere to the following guidelines.  Shorts being worn by students should be at least fingertip length.  Tops should cover the torso (no midriff, halter, or spaghetti strap tops).  Shirts with offensive pictures or language are inappropriate.  Pants must be worn at the waist.  Enclosed footwear is encouraged and flip-flops are prohibited.  Heel height should not exceed 1 ½ inches in height due to safety concerns.

  • Students should not wear hats, caps or bandannas inside the building, except for special events.
  • Hair coloring and styling are permitted as long as it doesn’t cause a disruption within the learning environment.
  • Chains hanging out of pockets or from clothing are not appropriate.

Dress Code Update

  1. All Cumberland County Schools will make any necessary religious accommodations for any type headgear or head coverings otherwise restricted or prohibited under existing individual school dress codes.
  2. No student shall receive Out of School Suspension based solely upon violation of an existing individual school dress code.