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FEES honors Mr. Keith MarrowCumberland County Schools chose Mr. Keith Marrow as the recipient of the 2017 Neil Brown Service Award.  Mr. Marrow is a member of the Ferguson-Easley Elementary School (FEES) staff.   On June 9, 2017 Ms. Eloise Melvin, the school’s Parent Facilitator, hosted a celebration to honor him. Faculty and staff shared their sentiments about Mr. Marrow’s commitment to Cumberland County Schools and his supervisor, Ms. Darnette Summerville, agreed totally with all of the positive statements made and added hers to the group.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 13, 2017

        


Two students were honored for having the highest AR points among members of the 2017 Fifth Grade ClassMrs. Hayes, the Ferguson-Easley Student Counselor, along with her committee coordinated the 2017 Fifth Grade Class’ awards celebration.  It was held in the school’s cafetorium on June 8th.  Students got a chance to celebrate with superlatives, and teachers and administrators got a chance to distribute certificates.  Even the president of the United State sent a few certificates to distribute to honor our fifth graders.  Two members of the class received recognition for their outstanding acceleration and achievement in reading and comprehension from Ms. McClellan, the school’s media coordinator.  They were Angel from Ms. Blidgen’s class and Ky’Janah from Mr. Galang’s class.  During the program special presentations were made by Miss DeAndrea Crockwell who serves as Miss UNC-Pembroke and by Mr. Mark Yarboro who represented Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.  Kindah Temple #62 provided refreshments following the awards program.  Our fifth graders are moving onward and upward with education.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 8, 2017

        


Cumberland County Schools Child Nutrition ServicesLogo for Disaster ReliefWith summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out.  Cumberland County Schools’ Child Nutrition Services provides free meals to children during summer.  This summer meals will be served Monday through Friday starting June 12, 2017 through July 28, 2017 for students in our district at the Smith Recreation Center from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  The address is 1520 Slater Avenue.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 7, 2017

        


2017 Media Assistants represented the school in the Stock Market Game and placed third in the Eastern Region.The 2017 FEES media assistants believe that achievement is necessary. Daily these fourth graders, Aniya, Tia, and Lori-Ann, would provide service to the school by working in the media center. They also represented the school in the state’s Stock Market Game competition and ranked third in the Eastern Region for their portfolio. North Carolina House of Representative Elmer Floyd gave the team members a certificate of acknowledgment to recognize outstanding achievement being a part of an exemplary team.  Also during the 4th Nine Weeks school awards program, the media coordinator, Ms. McClellan, and the principal, Dr. Hales, honored the media assistants for their diligence and study habits.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 7, 2017

        


Man cutting grass with a push mower.You don’t always have to visit a gym to get a good workout. Take advantage of the warmer weather by doing chores outside! Wash your car, mow the lawn, or garden for increased physical activity. Check out these Tips for increasing physical activity and how much activity? For more healthful tips, visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

 

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 7, 2017

        


Donated bikes from the Knights of Pythias, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, and Kiwannas ClubThe Ferguson-Easley 4th Nine Weeks awards program was called “Awesome Power: Education” and was held on June 7, 2017.  The event was coordinated by the school’s Home/School Communication & Public Relations Correlate. Chairman Tucker welcomed students, family members and staff and shared the committee members’ belief that, “Working together the educational process is successful.”  During the awards program the Cumberland County community was represented by members of various organizations who donated bikes, presented certificates, and encouraged students to read and gain the “Awesome Power” of “Education”.  Some of the organizations participating in the awards program  were: Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center, Kiwanis Club, Knights of Pythias, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 7, 2017

        


Yellow and Blue Cumberland County Schools' Child Nutrition LogoCumberland County Schools (CCS) Child Nutrition Services is excited to announce The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) will be offered in Ferguson-Easley Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year. The provision will enable each student enrolled in our school to receive a breakfast and lunch at no cost on days when school is in session.  Students enrolled at our school will not have to submit a lunch application to receive meals at no cost.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 5, 2017

        


Woman's hand holding a water bottle with blue lidAs the temperature continues to rise, let’s take advantage of some health tips to keep us cool. Carry a reusable water bottle with you throughout the day. It can save you time, money, and make choosing a healthy beverage easy! Try at least one of the 10 Tips for Better Beverages. View more beverage tips + a video on making small changes for a healthier drink. Sip smart! For more healthful tips visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the Week from MyPlate.gov

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 5, 2017

        


Health Tip: Soak Up Health this Summer

Little boy running through sprinkler

Did you know? A study found that kids gain weight more quickly during summer vacation than during the school year. Maintain the momentum your school created this year by encouraging students and families to continue to eat better and move more this summer. The Health at Home section of Game On has ideas for recess at home, healthy summer snacks and creative ways to be active as a family. For more healthy tips, be sure to visit wellness.ccs.k12.nc.us.

Tip of the Day from Action For Healthy Kids

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 5, 2017

        


Ferguson-Easley Student Library Media Assistants using computer technology in the media center

Many daily library media center activities offer students opportunities to acquire basic organizational and interpersonal skills necessary in any future work environment. Using digital devices is really business as usual for the Ferguson-Easley Elementary School (FEES) student library media assistant as they go about their regular routines of scanning barcodes and using our online cataloging system, DESTINY. Being a FEES media assistant requires students to spend a vast amount of time and energy using computer technology.  They use this technology to organize resources in the media center. They, like other students, use this technology to do research for themselves and their teachers. Each day can be a digital learning day in the FEES media center.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on June 1, 2017

        


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