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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

        


FEES Stock Market Team is honored by the North Carolina Council on Economic Education

Left to Right Ms. C.B. McClellan, media coordinator and coach; Naomi Richardson, NCCEE Stock Market Game Director; Tia, Myasiah, Aniya, Lori-Ann, Team Members; and Ms. D. Gibbs, coach

Most American millionaires start out by attending public schools. Four of Miss Palmer’s 4th graders have intentions of becoming millionaires when they become adults. They are off to a great start by competing in the North Carolina Council on Economic Education’s (NCCEE) Stock Market Game (SMG).  The NCCEE’s SMG is an academic competition that teaches students skills to help them to make informed economic and financial choices.  Aniya, Tia, Myasiah and Lori-Ann work as media assistants and were coached by Ms. McClellan and Ms. Gibbs in this academic competition.  This all girl team competed against over 21,000 others in the SMG. They placed third in the Eastern Region 2017 Stock Market Game and were honored on May 19th in Greenville, North Carolina by the NCCEE during their 31st Annual Awards Banquet. NCCEE Executive Director, Ms. Sandy Wheat, and NCCEE Executive Board Member, Mr. Blaine Wiles, who represented the North Carolina Bankers Association. Both saluted the all girl team and even asked them to share a tip on which stock to invest in.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on May 23, 2017

        


Ms. Story, Mr. Edwards, & HPIP Benjamin F. Cathey are honored at FEESThe Ferguson-Easley Elementary School (FEES) Dedicated Hearts Volunteer Luncheon was held on May 17th in the school’s media center. Interim Assistant Principal, Mrs. Brenda Bethea, read the poem Dedicated Hearts during the occasion. Mr. Robert  Hines was the guest speaker.  He serves as the president and CEO of United Way of Cumberland County.  He was also kind enough to donate books to the media coordinator, Ms. McClellan, on behalf of his organization.  During the festivities three people were honored for their amazing support of Ferguson-Easley Elementary School.  They were: Ms. Pamela Story, Cumberland County Schools Coordinator/Homeless Liason;  Parent Teacher Organization president, Mr. Xzia Edwards; and HPIP Benjamin F. Cathey of Kindah Temple #62.  The Dedicated Hearts Volunteer Luncheon was coordinated by FEES Parent Facilitator, Ms. Eloise Melvin.

Dedicated volunteers are always welcome at Ferguson-Easley Elementary School.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on May 23, 2017

        


Judge Gale Adams visits our schoolThe first Law Day in this country was held on May 1, 1958.  Ever since then the President has officially proclaimed May 1 as Law Day.  In North Carolina our governor has proclaimed the first Friday in May as our state’s Law Day.  This year at Ferguson-Easley Elementary School we celebrated Law Day a little early on April 27th with Judge Gale M. Adams.  Judge Adams has served as a Superior Court judge since 2012.  She taught our fifth graders about the 14th Amendment.

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Published by Beverly McClellan on May 22, 2017

        


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